The City of Alameda is a 10.6 square mile island community located in San Francisco Bay. Alameda is just seven miles east of San Francisco, and less than one mile west of the City of Oakland. Alameda is a diverse community with a population of approximately 79,000. The City of Alameda is seeking an innovative, ethical, out-of-the box thinking, experienced law enforcement professional who can lead the organization towards its impressive potential. The salary range for the Police Chief is $226,497 - $275,308 annually; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications (Effective January 3, 2021 the salary range is increasing by 4.5% to $236,689 - $287,697). Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field; a related advanced degree and graduation from P.O.S.T. Command College are desirable; ten (10) years of broad and extensive experience in all major phases of law enforcement including at least five (5) years of responsible middle management administrative experience; and recent California management experience in a similarly sized law enforcement agency is desirable.