The City of Walnut Creek is seeking an innovative, progressive, and dynamic law enforcement professional to serve as the new Police Chief. The ideal candidate will be a champion of integrity and ethics for the Department. Candidates must possess the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in public administration, administration of justice, or a related field is highly desirable. A minimum of ten (10) years of extensive, progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in law enforcement or any combination of experience and training that would provide the knowledge and abilities is required. Requirements also include possession of a POST Management Certificate, completion of the POST Command College Program or FBI National Academy. The annual salary range for the Chief of Police position is $175,092 - $242,103; placement within this range is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.