City of Indio, CA

Police Lieutenant

Filing Deadline: October 13, 2023
Jon Lewis

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

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Located in Southern California in the Coachella Valley, the City of Indio (approximate population 100,000) spans 30 square miles. The City is bursting with growth and development, downtown revitalization, and huge investments in community infrastructure. Nearly 1.4 million people visit the “City of Festivals” every year to attend its world-famous arts, food, and music festivals such as the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival. With nationally recognized public safety services, exceptional schools, great parks, and senior and teen centers, it is no wonder the City is also ranked as one of the best places to live for young families. The City’s temperate winter climate, high quality of life, art and cultural offerings, unique restaurants and shops, diversity, and outstanding municipal services appeal to residents and visitors alike and make Indio an extraordinary place to work, live, relax, and play. The Indio Police Department has a long-standing reputation as a progressive and innovative agency that works collaboratively with community members and groups, business leaders, and across public service disciplines to compassionately address crime and quality of life issues in the neighborhoods of Indio. In fact, the Indio Police Department has been repeatedly recognized as a national leader for its community policing approaches to crime and disorder. The City is seeking a collaborative, strategic, and forward thinking candidate to serve as the next Police Lieutenant. The ideal candidate has a proven record of mentoring and leading others while building up team morale. Candidates with knowledge of community-oriented policing theory, strategies, and techniques are desired. The successful candidate will be a service-minded individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualified candidates must possess six (6) years of law enforcement experience and one of the following combinations of education and experience: a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience as a Police Sergeant; or sixty (60) semester units or ninety (90) quarter units of degree qualified coursework from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience as a Police Sergeant.

The annual salary for the Police Lieutenant is $146,336.88-$177,873.39 and placement is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.