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The Town of Rutland, Massachusetts (pop. 8,800) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief. The Chief is appointed by the Town Administrator subject to confirmation by the Board of Selectmen, and is the chief administrative officer of the police department, overseeing all matters of fiscal management, policy, rules and regulations, procedures, operations, planning, staffing, discipline, enforcement of all laws and by-laws within the town's legal jurisdiction, and coordination with outside agencies/departments on police matters. In accordance with MGL c.41, s.97, the Chief exercises all lawful powers of the office and issues such lawful orders as are necessary to assure the effective performance of the department. The Police Chief also oversees the regional emergency communications center and regional animal control program. Salary to $100,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Rutland offers a competitive benefits package.

Email cover letter, resume, completed Town of Rutland employment application, 3 professional references, and copies of all required licenses and certifications to [email protected] - subject line "Police Chief Search", or mail required application materials to Town Administrator Margaret Nartowicz, 246 Main Street, Rutland, MA 01543 by Friday, July 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Applications submitted by the deadline will be given full consideration. Please visit for a complete job description and employment application.


Posted: June 20, 2017
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