Meet the Interim Chief of Police, Jeff McIntosh

Interim Chief McIntosh retired from Visalia Police Department in December 2015 after 31 years of service. He began his career in 1984 as a Level II Reserve Police Officer and in 1985 was hired as a Community Service Officer. In 1986 he was sworn in as a full time Police Officer. During his career as a Police Officer  McIntosh was assigned to Patrol, K-9, Youth Services Detective, Property Crimes Detective, Auto Theft Detective, and the Special Enforcement Unit. He  also served as a member of SWAT and as a Baton Instructor.

In 2007 McIntosh was promoted to Sergeant and was assigned to Patrol, K-9, Reserve Unit, and Violent Crimes.

In 2011 he was promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to the Special Enforcement Bureau, District II Substation, Night Watch Commander, and the Investigations Bureau.

During his career McIntosh  was recognized as Visalia Police Department’s Reserve Officer of the Year in 1985, Officer of the Year in 1999, and received the 2003 Watch Commander Award and the 2010 California Attorney General’s Award. He was a court recognized expert regarding gangs and the use and sales of narcotics and has over 2000 hours of certified training in a wide range of law enforcement disciplines.

May 1st 2017  McIntosh was sworn in as the Interim Chief of Police in Exeter California.

FINANCE DIRECTOR

The City of Exeter is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Finance Director. The ideal candidate for this position has been described as an experienced public finance professional with experience in a municipality setting, with strong knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures related to public agency fund accounting and finance. The Finance Director will plan, develop, implement, organize, manage, continuously improve, supervise, direct, and evaluate the accounting, finance, treasury, utility billing, purchasing, and business licensing operations of the City; assist in the administrative and leadership role in the organization; and develop and implement policies relating to the Finance Department function and operations. Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and willingness to continuously improve the Finance Department is a must. Proven, successful local government management and finance experience are critical.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, public/business administration, economics, or a closely related field, and five (5) years of applicable experience in a municipality or other public agency, with at least three of those years at a management level. Experience with financial systems, governmental fund accounting and budgeting, and public agency administration highly desired. Master’s Degree and/or Possession of a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), Certified California Municipal Treasurer (CCMT), Certified Professional Financial Manager (CPFM), or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation is desirable.

COMPENSATION/BENEFIT PACKAGE:

Salary: $7,254 to $8,906 per month
Benefits: The City offers an excellent benefit package including CalPERS retirement (2% @ 62 for “New” CalPERS members and 3% @ 60 for “Classic.”) City contributes 7% into a deferred compensation program. City pays a portion of the employee and dependent coverage costs of group medical. An opt-out plan is also available. The City provides a self-funded dental and vision plan. Life Insurance – based on annual salary. Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. Leave and holidays include: Management Leave: Ninety-Six (96) Hours per year (prorated based on date of hire); Sick Leave: Twelve (12) days per year (earned on a pay period by pay period basis); Vacation Leave: Sixteen (16) days per year. Additional days based on service years. (Buy-back option available); Holidays: Eleven (11) holidays and two (2) half-day holidays observed annually; and Additional Leave: Employees receive one (1) day for birthday credit. In addition, an auto allowance of $300 and cell phone reimbursement of $45 per month is provided. Option benefits include additional insurance policies, voluntary Deferred Compensation Program (457 Plans) and Flexible Benefit Program (IRS Section 125 Plan)

Interested candidates should apply by 5:00 p.m. on Friday September 22, 2017 by submitting the City Application form, Resume, Cover Letter to:

City of Exeter
Shonna Oneal, Personnel Officer
100 North C. Street
Exeter, CA 93221

Detailed brochure and application procedure available here.
Job Description is available here.

Transit Development Plan

Transit Development Plan

The City’s Transit Development Plan (TDP) presents operational, financial, and capital improvements for supporting and implementing its public transit program. The TDP, covering a five-year horizon, includes strategies to enhance service efficiency and effectiveness as well as how to finance implementation of those strategies. These strategies reflect findings from rider and non-rider (community) input as well as a quantitative assessment of transit system performance.

Click Here To Download the full plan in pdf format.