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Chief of Police
Chief of Police, Town of Stellarton
The Town of Stellarton Board of Police Commissioners is seeking the right professional individual for the position of Chief of Police for the Stellarton Municipal Police Service. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the Town’s Senior Management Team
reporting to the Stellarton Police Commission as well as the Stellarton Town Council via the Town Clerk. The successful applicant will be working collaboratively with other managers to deliver quality services to Stellarton residents and the business community.
The Town of Stellarton is a regional service centre, with a population of 4,200 and a surrounding population of approximately 43,500 located in Pictou County of Nova Scotia. Stellarton has a rich history with the exploration and operations of coal mining and the rail road. We are proud to be the hometown of grocery Empire Sobey’s; who still has their Headquarters here. The warm and friendly spirit of our citizens is part of our charm. We are proud of our parks and recreational facilities and are looking forward to the continued success of the developing Highway Business Park. The Town includes a strong downtown commercial district, a new major employer, Zenabis, the Pictou Campus of NSCC, and recreation facilities that support provincial and national events, tournaments, and festivals.
The Stellarton Police Service has been providing service to the Town of Stellarton since 1889. Currently, the Stellarton Police Service is an agency comprised of one (1) inspector, three (3) Sergeants, five (5) F/T police officers, three (3) term officers, one (1) F/T Administrative Assistance, and the purchase of service from commissionaires. The officers patrol the town limits of Stellarton which encompasses approximately 9 km2. The current operation provides community safety and policing services in the following areas:
• Crime Prevention • Law Enforcement • Assistance to victims of crime
• Emergency and Enhanced Services • Public Order Maintenance
Please reference the Town’s website at www.stellarton.ca for a more detailed job description and complete community profile. For additional information about the Town of Stellarton located in the beautiful Pictou County in Nova Scotia, please explore the following websites:
Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shore
Pictou County Chamber of Commerce
Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2019 at 12:00 noon.
Applications can be submitted to:
Susan Higdon, Town Clerk/Treasurer
250 Foord St., PO Box 2200, Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
(902) 752-2114 • Susan.firstname.lastname@example.org
*Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.
Town of Stellarton
Aug. 2, 2019, 12:16 p.m.