Tiburon, CA

Chief of Police


Chief of Police – Tiburon, CA

Chief of Police

The Town of Tiburon is conducting a national search for a new Chief of Police. This is a remarkable opportunity to lead a premier law enforcement agency in one of California’s finest communities and one of the most desirable places to live and visit in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area. The Tiburon Police Department provides exceptional service and enjoys strong community support. The Department consists of 17 full time employees, including 13 sworn members and four civilian personnel. Its 2020/21 budget is approximately $3.75 million. The Town is seeking a skilled and astute law enforcement leader who will provide long-term, stable leadership and be a contributing partner in Town government. The most successful candidate will be a collaborative servant leader of impeccable character who recognizes that Tiburon is a service-oriented community that values responsible public safety delivery. He or she will be transparent, visible, personable, driven to bring the police and community closer together, and have a successful track record of implementing and directing effective community policing strategies. Minimum Requirements include at least 10 years of progressively responsible sworn law enforcement experience, including at least three years of management/command-level experience in a patrol/operations assignment, as well as a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred candidates will have prior leadership experience in a highly service-oriented community, a master’s degree, and completion of an advanced law enforcement leadership course such as California POST Law Enforcement Command College, FBI National Academy, PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police, or similar recognized program. The annual salary range is $161,160 to $201,444, DOQ. Benefits include CalPERS Safety retirement, generous cafeteria health plan, and more. Apply electronically by sending a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and list of professional references to apply@publicsectorsearch.com

The first review of applications will occur December 31, 2020. Apply early for optimal consideration. Confidential inquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Chief Mark Helms (Ret.), Project Consultant, at (209) 639-4077 or mark@publicsectorsearch.com.

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