Deputy Police Chief City of Draper, Utah

Now recruiting for:
Deputy Police Chief
City of Draper, Utah
Starting salary $82,646 mid.
pt. to $99,000 max. D.O.Q.
Excellent benefit package
Progressive City
Great location
30.3 square miles
Median Household Income: $89,935
Median Home Price
Average Household Size:
Median Age:
30.7 years
Total Household Units:
18 miles south of Salt Lake City
28 miles north of Provo/Orem area
21 miles south of Salt Lake
International Airport
Draper Community
Draper City, located in the
southeast corner of the
Salt Lake Valley, is nestled
against the Wasatch
Mountain Range. This fast
-growing city is situated
downtown Salt Lake and
the Provo/Orem area. In
just a few minutes drive,
you can ski Utah’s famous
powder, golf, parasail, hike
or cycle on nearby mountain trails.
Draper is known for its excellent and well-educated
workforce, perfect location, high income levels, quality
of life and sense of community. The city has a
population of 42,274. and was ranked as one of the top
25 best places to live by Money Magazine in 2013.
City Government
The City of Draper has a Council/City Manager form of
government. The Mayor resides as the chair of the City
Council. The Council is comprised of five voting
Council members and the Mayor who votes in the case
of a tie. The Deputy Police Chief reports directly to the
Police Chief.
Council members are elected at large, serve four-year
terms and are responsible for exercising Draper City’s
legislative and executive powers. The Mayor is the
Chair and presides at all meetings of the City Council.
Major Employers:
1-800 Contacts
ACS Business Processing
Swire CocaCola
Musician’s Friend
Draper City Hall.
Draper Neighborhood..
1020 East Pioneer Road
Draper, UT 84020
(801) 576-6500
The Position
Candidates must have seven (7) years
of progressively responsible law
enforcement experience as a full-time,
sworn police officer with at least two
(2) years of experience as a Police
Sergeant and a Bachelor’s degree in
law enforcement or related field.
Master’s degree desirable and
command staff level experience
preferred. The candidate must have
current certification as a sworn Law
Enforcement Officer (L.E.O.) in Utah
or have the ability to obtain such
certification at time of employment.
Candidates must have or obtain a
valid Utah driver’s license, be able to
pass pre-employment drug testing, a
drivers license check and a criminal
background check. This is an “at-will”
FLSA exempt position.
A full job description and employment
application can be obtained at or at Draper City
Draper is seeking a highly respected law
enforcement professional who is an active
listener, consensus builder and excellent
communicator. The City is looking for a law
enforcement professional who values the
opportunity to be a partner with the Police
Chief and City officials in taking a good police
department to a new level of service delivery.
The City is currently in the process of
expanding its police facility.
The Police
Department consists of 40 law enforcement
officers, plus support staff.
This position is expected to be filled by MidFebruary. The most qualified candidates will
be invited to participate in a series of oral
panels tentatively scheduled for the first week
of January. It is expected that finalists will
interview with the Chief of Police the third
week of January.
Candidates interested in this excellent career
opportunity must submit an employment
application along with a cover letter, resume
and at least four professional references to the
Draper City Human Resources Department.
Completed applications must be received by
5 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013. Please
fax, mail or email to:
Draper City
Attention: Human Resources Dept.
1020 East Pioneer Road
Draper, Utah 84020
Wasatch Mountain Range.
Email: [email protected]