As far as we know Miguel Exposito is still the police chief in the City of Miami despite his ongoing tension between with Mayor Regalado. Well, despite no official announcement of his departure, the city is apparently already looking for a new chief. They've posted a help wanted ad looking for a new chief online.
The ad is posted on the City of Miami's official Department of Human Resource's website. The city is apparently looking for a full-time police chief who will be paid somewhere between $136,045.94 and $181,045.23 annually.
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Here's the job description:
This position directs and coordinates activities of the department, which operates on a 24-hour basis every day of the year. Promulgates departmental rules and regulations. Coordinates and administers divisions through subordinate personnel. Divisions administered may include: Field Operations, Investigations and Administration. Directly administers and monitors departmental subdivisions which report directly to the Office of the Chief of Police. Coordinates and monitors external assigned officers involved in high level and confidential federal investigations. Reviews internal investigations of members of department for alleged misconduct. Under general supervision of the City Manager and in accordance with Civil Service Rules, relevant labor contracts and departmental orders, may suspend, demote or terminate employees of the department for infraction of the rules. May mobilize force during emergencies, such as civil disturbances. Oversees development of departmental budget, activity reports, and plans for future development. May address various groups to inform the public of goals or operations of the department. Reports to the City Manager.
Fifteen (15) years responsible police experience which must have included executive management experience. Bachelor's degree or higher in Public Administration, Police Science, Criminal Justice, Management or a related field is preferred. Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINNA) certification is highly desirable.
Because the Chief is required to leave in December as part of the DROP program, it's actually an HR department requirement to put up the posting six months in advanced. Regardless, it does come in mighty handy that they already have the listing up. Considering the way things are going they may need it sooner than latter.