Crescent City is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. Click here for complete job description
The successful applicant must possess strong communication, leadership, organizational and management skills. Crescent City is a diverse, multi-cultural, rural community that expects its Chief to be involved with the entire community; therefore, demonstrated experience and a strong commitment to community involvement will be a consideration.
This position of Police Chief in Crescent City assumes full management responsibility for all Police Department services and activities, that include patrol, traffic, criminal investigations, records and communications, internal affairs, and law enforcement; and recommends and administers policies and procedures. The Police Chief will manage, direct, and oversee maintenance of law and order, protection of life and property, regulation of traffic, apprehension, arrest, and detention of law violators, and maintenance of police records. This will be a “working Chief” position. In addition to the administrative and leadership role, duties will include direct involvement in the field performing general law enforcement, patrol services and community policing as needed. It will also require that the Chief be a Field Training Officer, and both oversee and be directly involved in the training of his or her officers.
A more detailed job advertisement and job description, along with the Police Department Application form, are available online at or by picking one up at City Hall, 3 North Summit Street in Crescent City. Application deadline: October 23, 2020. Please refer to these documents for a full understanding of the position and the application requirements.
Please submit an original cover letter, resume, a list of five (5) references. and completed job application to: Michael Esposito, City Manager, City of Crescent City, 3 North Summit Street, Crescent City, Florida 32112.
Electronic submittals will not be accepted.
Crescent City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, an E-Verify Employer, and a Drug-Free Workplace