Atascadero has a population of 30,000 and is situated in the center of San Luis Obispo County along Highway 101. The Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency composed of 34 sworn peace officers, and 13 professional civilian staff.
The City is seeking an experienced leader who will continue the community focused service delivery provided by the Department’s talented staff. The new Police Chief will lead a department that is strongly supported by its community, is solutions based, and is willing to be innovative when facing new challenges. The Chief reports directly to the City Manager.
A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in police work, three years of which must have been equivalent to a police lieutenant or higher.
To apply, please visit our website at: Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Diana Bishop at (408) 800-7653 if you have questions regarding this position.
Filing Deadline: December 11, 2022.