Ossipee, NH - Police Chief Posting

The Town of Ossipee, New Hampshire (population approx. 5000) is seeking qualified, proactive candidates to serve as its next Police Chief. Ossipee, located within the Lakes Region, is ideally situated along Route 16, the main route into the White Mountains Region of NH just a short drive to the north. The NH Seacoast is just 50 miles to the south. Ossipee is the county seat and is comprised of 3 “villages” spanning approximately 75 square miles. The Police Chief reports to the Board of Selectmen through the Town Administrator and will be expected to maintain excellent communications with them. The Chief leads a department of 8 FT officers, 3 PT officers and a FT administrative assistant with an operating budget of $1,250,000. Given the size of the department the Chief may be required to respond for calls as necessary.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred) and at least 10 years of progressively responsible police experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Salary range to $90K; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Ossipee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For further information potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x320.
To apply submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to [email protected]by December 28th, 2022, at 9 AM EDT

Plaistow, NH - Police Chief Posting

The Town of Plaistow, New Hampshire (pop. 7,900) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of full-time Police Chief. Located on the MA-NH border this community is just 20 miles from the Seacoast and 40 miles to Boston. Covering about 10 square miles, its booming retail, commercial and industrial base makes Plaistow a “destination” community.  

The Police Department is staffed with 16 full-time Sworn, 6 full-time safety dispatchers, and 4 unsworn personnel. The Department has a current operating budget of approx. $2,000,000. The Chief is expected to perform all the usual administrative and management duties of a traditional Police Chief and actively respond to calls for service as may be necessary. The Police Chief is appointed by and reports to the Town Manager.

Successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred); 10 years of related experience with at least 5 years of progressively responsible command experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range to $100k; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Plaistow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further information including a Job Description, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc. at 603-279-0352, x320.

To apply submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to [email protected] by Friday, December 16th, 2022, at 8 AM EDT.