Police Chief

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Police Department and all law enforcement-related activities.
  2. Develop and implement policies regarding departmental matters, standard operating procedures, and personnel matters.
  3. Makes decisions regarding personnel matters, including new hire, termination, and discipline.
  4. Planning and preparation of operations budget recommendations to the City Manager regarding staffing levels, equipment, training, and other resources; management of approved department budget; monitoring expenditures and financial operations of the department.
  5. Continued review of departmental policies and procedures; revision of policies and procedures as required.
  6. Compiles and reports to appropriate county, state, and federal agencies on all required areas of reporting related to law enforcement activities and expenditures.
  7. Serves as liaison with community groups and outside law enforcement agencies.
  8. Liaison with local, state, and federal law enforcement, Health, Social Services, and Regulatory agencies.
  9. Maintain all records satisfying requirements by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and ensure the department remains in compliance with TCOLE regulations.
  10. Assists or acts as the Emergency Management Coordinator in all disaster situations and disaster training.
  11. Maintain an inventory of all equipment for which the Department is responsible and its assignment within the Department.
  12. Records Retention Officer for the Police Department’s records and files.
  13. Organization and operation of police reserve program, if applicable.
  14. Attend City Council and other committee meetings as representative of the Department.
  15. Prepares reports regarding department activities and presents information to the City Manager, City Council, and the public.
  16. Monitors, evaluates, and communicates the impact of potential legislative or regulatory changes affecting the Department and advises the City Manager of their potential effect.
  17. Serves as the law enforcement expert for the City and assists with organization-wide long-term planning and development.
  18. Consult with other city departments/divisions and the public concerning safety and security, crime, crime prevention, and emergency planning.
  19. Implement citywide policies and procedures for improving overall police service.
  20. Enforce city ordinances, and state and federal laws.
  21. Any other duty which may be assigned by the City Manager


General Information
Location  200 S MAIN STREET
Cibolo, TX 78108
United States
Other Compensation  monthly cell phone allowance
Employee Type  Exempt - FT
Job Category  Public Safety
Minimum Experience  10 Years
Required Degree  4 Year Degree
Manage Others  Yes
Contact Information
Phone  (210) 658-9900 x3115

Under administrative direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief is responsible for administration and management of crime prevention, law enforcement, animal services, and emergency management functions.  Duties include directing and guiding departmental, managerial, and operational staff and resources toward achieving departmental goals and objectives. This position must work closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and with, local officials, community groups and organizations, and the general public.


Job Requirements



  • Knowledge of public administration and governmental operations
  • Knowledge of advanced theories and principles related to law enforcement
  • Knowledge of the Texas Open Meetings Act and Texas Public Information Act
  • Extensive knowledge of the Texas Criminal Code and all applicable laws related to law enforcement in the State of Texas
  • Knowledge of public relations principles, especially related to managing change and sensitive topics
  • Skilled in managing and evaluating employees
  • Skilled in managing projects
  • Skilled in analyzing and developing policies and procedures
  • Skilled in preparing and administering budgets
  • Skilled in maintaining sensitive and confidential information
  • Skilled in preparing clear and concise reports including oral, written, and audio/visual presentations
  • Skilled in operating a computer, office systems, and law-enforcement systems
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with staff, elected officials, businesses, and community groups



  • Bachelor's Degree in related/applicable field
  • Ten (10) years of progressive supervisory experience
  • Seven (7) years of command level experience
  • Master Peace Officer certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); Must maintain TCOLE commission including firearm qualification with department issued weapon(s)
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License



  • Master's Degree in a related/applicable field
  • Ten (10) years of command level experience
  • Completion of the FBI National Academy, LEMIT Leadership Command College, or equivalent leadership program


Physical Demands

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable for this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)





Other Physical Requirements:





Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth




Sense of Sound

Conversations, on scene safety, equipment

Manually Manipulate or Grasp



Sense of Smell


Reach Outward



Sense of Touch

Equipment operation, safety

Reach Above Shoulder



Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment

Climb or Crawl




Squat, Kneel, or Bend




11-20 lbs frequently





13-25 lbs frequently


Working environment may include occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental exposures or hazard