City of South Lake Tahoe


Salary Range: $151,836 – $184,560

The City of South Lake Tahoe is seeking a Police Chief who will provide exceptional leadership to the community and to the department. The incoming Chief should be progressive and open to change. The top candidate must understand how the Department is viewed in the Community and how it fits in the overall structure of City Government. Additionally, the Police Chief will continue to lead efforts to attract a diverse pool of applicants reflective of the South Lake Tahoe community.

Lake Tahoe offers various water sports like boating, jet skiing, boat tours, fishing, and diving. Other activities in the area include; golf courses, swimming pools, bowling, hiking, shopping, biking, horseback riding, camping, and amazing restaurants. For winter actives, there are a total of 7 ski resorts that surround the entire Lake Tahoe area.

Recruitment Schedule
Posting Closes 5:00 PM July 10, 2020
Application Review July 13-17, 2020
Candidate Interviews conducted via Zoom July 23, 2020
Community Panel
City Manager
Virtual Town Hall Meeting candidates will answer up to 5 questions from the community

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