Incorporated in 1957, the City of Westminster is a vibrant and diverse community with a rich history and blend of residents, businesses, and tourists from many ethnic cultures and backgrounds. Located in northwest Orange County, California, Westminster occupies 10.2 square miles and is surrounded by some of Southern California’s key attractions including Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, world-class beaches, and Catalina Island. The City of Westminster is seeking an experienced law enforcement professional with demonstrated leadership capabilities. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, service-minded individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to listen. The top candidate will be an individual who is empathetic, compassionate, respectful, honest, and ethical and will possess the highest levels of integrity. The Chief will welcome and embrace the rich diversity of the Westminster community and its unique character. Candidates must possess equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, police science, public administration, or a related field., and seven (7) years management and/or administrative experience in police service. A current rank of Captain or equivalent is highly desirable. A master’s degree is desirable. The monthly salary range for the Police Chief extends to $16,910; dependent upon qualifications.