The City of Willits, an eclectic community of individualists, is a small town of 5,100 people. Located in the geographic center of Mendocino county, Willits is a hidden jewel, with much to offer in terms of scenery, climate, recreation, cultural arts. The City is seeking a progressive leader and experienced police management professional to serve as its new Police Chief. Desirable experience and education include possession of an Associate of Arts or Sciences degree or higher educational achievement; possession of all POST Certificates up to and including a Management Certificate; broad and extensive experience in all major phases of municipal police work, including at least three years in a responsible supervisory capacity in a municipal police department or sheriff’s department. The selected candidate will possess a genuine desire to increase the quality of life for residents and visitors of the City of Willits. The Chief must also embrace diversity and promote inclusion by being adaptable, empathetic, and an engaged leader with the highest level of integrity. This position requires a service-minded individual with the ability to connect with people at all levels and with political acumen. The annual salary for the Police Chief is $110,000.