GovHR USA Job Board 08.28.17

GovHR USA Job Board 08.28.17

Police Chief, Moline, IL

The City of Moline (pop. 43,483) is located between the banks of the Mississippi and Rock Rivers in
western Illinois and borders the State of Iowa. Moline is located 165 miles west of Chicago. As one of the Quad Cities, Moline is a historic community with a vibrant downtown in a metropolitan area of more
than 380,000 people.

The City of Moline, a full service community of more than 16 square miles, is seeking experienced policeprofessionals as candidates to lead the Moline Police Department. The Police Department has a
complement of 80 sworn officers, consisting of a Chief, 2 Captains, 6 Lieutenants, 10 Sergeants and 61
Officers. There are 20 Civilian positions that support the services provided by the Department. In 2016, the Police Department responded to approximately 60,000 calls for service. The Moline Police
Department has a long history and strong commitment of providing community oriented law
enforcement services by focusing on partnerships with the community. The position of Chief of Police is
being reinstated following the retirement of the Public Safety Director, who served in that capacity over both the Police and Fire Departments since 2012. All sworn members below the Captains are
represented by the Fraternal Order of Police.

Learn more: Moline Police Chief Position ad for website


Assistant Village Manager, La Grange, IL

La Grange, IL (15,550) Named one of the Best Places to Live in Chicago Magazine, La Grange is a thriving, family oriented community located 16 miles southwest of Chicago’s loop. The Village is seeking highly professional, energetic candidates interested in serving as its next Assistant Village Manager. Located in Cook County, La Grange has a bustling downtown with excellent restaurants, high end retail, and a historic movie house.

In addition, the community has beautiful neighborhoods and excellent schools all within 2.5 square miles and a short train ride to downtown Chicago. The Village is a full-service organization which provides Police, Fire, Community Development, Public Works, Financial and Administrative services. The Village has a $33 million budget and 91 full time and 29 part time employees.

Learn more: La Grange AVM Ad


Chief of Police, Northbrook, IL

GovHR USA is pleased to announce that Northbrook, Illinois, resident population of +33,000, seeks
experienced police leaders to serve as this community’s next Chief of Police. The incumbent is retiring
after 45 years of police service, 12 years as the agency’s Chief of Police. This well-resourced community is located in northeastern Cook County approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago. Northbrook includes a wide range of housing, excellent schools, and is the area’s retail center, being home to the upscale Northbrook Court shopping center. Northbrook has a total area of about 13 square miles and is an outstanding place to live, work and play. The Northbrook Park District maintains 22 park areas, comprised of community parks, neighborhood parks, play lots and passive parks. There are many unique and premier facilities located in Northbrook which is a hub for regional sports aficionados.

The Northbrook Police Department is currently staffed by 66 full-time Sworn Police Personnel, 26 full-
time Non-Sworn Civilian Personnel and 30 Part-Time Non-Sworn Personnel. The Department’s FY 2018 Budget is $14.68 M. Police Officers and Dispatchers are represented by an independent union, while Sergeants are represented by the Combined Counties Police Association. The Village of Northbrook has a Council-Manager form of government. The Chief of Police is hired by, and reports to, the Village Manager.

Learn more: Northbrook Chief of Police Ad


Emergency Manager, Lake County, IL

The Lake County Emergency Management Agency is driven to maximize the safety, security and resiliency of our communities and resources before, during and after emergencies and disasters. We are seeking experienced and dynamic emergency management professionals who are strong leaders that approach their work with a “can-do” attitude in a collaborative spirit that produces results. If you are an experienced and professional leader who is customer service-oriented, innovative, and willing to take on complex opportunities, Lake County wants you!

The Emergency Manager, is the lead EM professional for Lake County leading 6 other EM professionals. The EM is under the day to day direction of the Assistant County Administrator, is responsible for the management and leadership of the overall operation of the Lake County EMA. As such, the position is responsible for planning the effective management and leadership of the County’s EMA which includes (a) planning and directing emergency preparedness activities and projects, (b) collaborating with government, private and non-profit partners to coordinate countywide emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities, (c) developing and maintaining the County’s comprehensive emergency operations plans (including continuity of operations) and multi-year emergency management training and exercise schedules, and (d) overseeing and leading the County’s emergency operations center when activated. Candidates should have strong leadership and management skills and have knowledge of effective planning for emergencies and disasters (both man- made and natural).

Learn more: Lake County, IL EMA Director Job Ad