The Town of Harvard is seeking a progressive, community-oriented Police Chief (MGL c. 41, S. 97A) to lead the $1.2M department consisting of 7+ FT officers and 2 administrative staff. The ideal candidate will be committed to the concepts of 21st century policing in a town of 5900 residents, and be skilled at community outreach and messaging. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field; advanced degrees desired, seven to ten years of progressively responsible police management experience with at least three years in a supervisory capacity. Annual salary, commensurate with qualifications, to be set by employment contract. Position open until filled with preference granted to resumes received by September 17, 2021. Interested candidates should send letter of interest and resume in confidence to Police Chief Search Committee via msobalvarro@harvard.ma.us. See https://www.harvard-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif676/f/uploads/chief_of_police_harvard_ma_final.pdf for full job description and special requirements.

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