Assistant Chief of Police | Iowa State Police Association

Assistant Chief of Police

Company: Humboldt Police Department

Full time
Deadline: 12/15/2023
Humboldt, IA
$75,000 - $80,000


The City of Humboldt (population 4,792), is seeking candidates for the position of assistant chief of police. This is a newly created position and presents a unique opportunity for a qualified candidate to step into a supervisory/administrative position. Humboldt is the largest city in Humboldt County and has excellent schools, a state-of-the-art recreation center and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. It also enjoys a revitalized downtown, several restaurants, services and retail shops. Humboldt is located in north central Iowa at the intersection of Highways 3 and 169, 20-minutes from Fort Dodge. For more information and a complete job description, see or contact Jeff Cayler at Cayler Consulting, LLC, as shown below.


Education Requirements: An Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice/Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred Experience: Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience as a police officer, with 5 or more in a supervisory/management position, is preferred. Additional supervisory training or police executive leadership schools (SPI, SMIP, Northwestern, FBI National Academy) would be beneficial. The City will consider any combination of education, training and experience, with the goal of finding the best fit for the position Certification: Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and meet the licensing standards established by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Must be able to obtain Iowa/NCIC Certification. The successful candidate must pass a background check, physical examination, psychological examination, and drug screen Salary and Benefits: The Assistant Chief of Police is an FLSA exempt position Salary is dependent on candidate’s education, experience and training Salary range is $75,000 - $80,000 Competitive benefit package, including Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) Residency: The City prefers the successful candidate live within the city limits, but must live within a 15-minute response time to Humboldt. Must relocate within six months of acceptance To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary history by 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2023, to: Jeff Cayler Cayler Consulting, LLC (712) 830-3794 It is the policy of the City of Humboldt to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

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