Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District is seeking a General Manager. The General Manager implements policies at the direction of the Board of Directors and advises the Board on efficient delivery of services and best practices to achieve an effective organization. This includes oversight of major projects and working cross-sectionally to explore methods to improve accountability, fiscal stability, cost effectiveness, and professional standards. A background working with public safety departments and related unions is helpful, as is knowledge of community services and contract development and negotiations. A background managing a police department is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic visionary leader with an innovative mindset who can take a creative approach to solving problems and managing the long-term goals of the District. The District is looking for a collaborative, working manager committed to building a community-wide culture of teamwork and trust. The successful candidate will have strong financial management and budgetary abilities; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to foster an environment of cooperation. This position requires a relationship builder with a successful track record working with a Board or City Council developing effective interaction and following through on policy direction given by the Board and/or City Council.