National Testing Network

NTN - Senior Field Consultant – Retired Chief


National Testing Network (NTN) is a well-established national public safety testing company that supports over 2,000 agencies. NTN offers recruitment, entry level exam administration, background investigation services and custom promotional exams.  NTN is revolutionizing the public safety testing process using innovative technology, video simulation exams, focused recruitment efforts, a continuous testing model and network of background investigators. 

Consistently, NTN clients report increased applicant diversity, reduced costs and overall program satisfaction.


NTN is currently seeking near retired or retired Chiefs of Police for the role of Senior Field Consultant to partner with NTN in expanding our services in the state of Indiana.   To learn more about our company, please visit  /


Position Description

Job Title:              Senior Field Consultant 

Division:               Client Services

Effective Date:     Starting date flexible

Travel:                   Minimal – in state

Pay Scale Base:    Project based percentage – entry/promotional testing and investigations

Classification:       Independent Contractor with Flexibility

Location:              Indiana


General Functions

The Senior Field Consultant (SFC) is a public safety Subject Matter Expert (SME) responsible for working directly with public safety departments, representing National Testing Network’s continuous entry-level recruitment and screening program, background investigation division, and custom promotional exam development through our professional services division.  The SFC will work with the National Testing Network corporate teams (Business Development, Client Services and Operations) to expand and support NTN in the region.  This will include lead generation, conference participation, best practices sharing, consultative approaches within industry and background investigator coordination.  The SFC is expected to be highly experienced, knowledgeable and excited about hiring and promoting within the public safety field.  The SFC should be well networked within his or her community and can engage with professional and personal relationships along with servicing our existing agencies in the state for background investigations.  Having successfully held the position of Chief of police is required. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to network with public safety agencies in the following disciplines
    • Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency Communications, Corrections
  • Comfortable in discussing entry/promotional testing and background investigations to public safety agencies
  • Strong leadership skills for managing background investigation teams/workload
  • Familiar with promotional process for public safety positions
  • Ability to consult with agencies on processes/best practices aligned with the services provided by NTN
  • Ability to travel in the state and possible other states to network and meet with agencies regarding services
  • Entrepreneur spirit to expand the NTN model and create new ideas/concepts, best practices to support role
  • Leverage current and new organizations, career fairs and board/association positions within the industry
  • Work with internal NTN teams to share interest, make introductions for NTN presentations
  • Support in recruiting background investigators for designated markets

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Successfully held position of Chief of Police
  • Public Safety SME at a regional and state level
  • Innovative; contributes to a creative work environment 
  • Outgoing, comfortable and effective in professional settings
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage through a flexible work schedule
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other team members and departments
  • Ability to coordinate information and set deadlines for receivables
  • Flexible; adapts well to changing circumstances
  • Ability to review and coordinate background process through investigator network for NTN clients

*Interested applicants should contact NTN Vice President, Tony Percich at for additional information.

Published in: Job postings on Friday 22nd of February 2019