City of Blaine, Minnesota

Safety Services Manager/Police Chief - Blaine, Minnesota


The City of Blaine, Minnesota, seeks a Safety Services Manager/Police Chief. Under the generalsupervision and direction of the City Manager, the Safety Services Manager/Police Chief is responsiblefor the Police Department, Community Standards, and Emergency Management. These threedepartments have separate responsibilities yet operate together to serve the Blaine community with thecommon goals of education, protection, and enforcement. The department has 63 sworn officers, 27non-sworn professional staff members, nine part-time positions.


Blaine, Minnesota, is located in Anoka County, approximately 13 miles from Minneapolis and 20 milesfrom St. Paul. The City covers 34.05 square miles with a population of approximately 64,000 residentswho enjoy convenient access to outstanding amenities and a high quality of life. Blaine is a full-servicecity operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of sixmembers and a Mayor.


The ideal candidate must hold an associate degree from an accredited institution with a bachelor’sdegree preferred. Must have 10 years of experience as a full-time police officer, with three years ofexperience as a police chief and/or five years of experience in a high-level command position in adepartment of similar or larger size. If selected, the applicant must be licensed or eligible to be licensedto work as a peace officer in the State of Minnesota. The salary range for this position is $135,000 -$155,000 depending on qualifications and experience. The selected applicant will need to complete aphysical, drug screen, and psychological exam.


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For more information on this position contact:


Larry Boyd, Senior Vice President

Strategic Government Resources


Published in: Job postings on Friday 21st of July 2017