Chief Superintendent
Type: Permanent Location: North East Organisation: Durham Constabulary

Projected vacancies over the next 12 months (Forcewide)

Salary: £86,970 - £91,749 plus allowances

Durham Constabulary has an exciting opportunity available for either substantive Chief Superintendents or Superintendents on promotion to join our forward thinking, and modern Police Force.

As a Chief Superintendent with Durham Constabulary, your ability to engage and inspire your teams will underpin the delivery of the high quality of service expected by our communities. As a visible leader with a strong value base you’ll demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and development of your team generating the motivation and enthusiasm that delivers high levels of performance. You’ll demonstrate outstanding operational competence at the tactical/strategic level and have the personal resilience to deal with the significant demands of leading a team and balancing competing priorities.

About The Job

Durham Constabulary has been rated ‘outstanding’ by HMICFRS for the 4th year running. We serve a population of 0.6 million people.

These are exciting times for policing, and Durham. We need to be efficient and innovative in the services we deliver as the expectations from our communities are rightly undiminished and the Force’s commitment to serve them to the highest standards remains absolute.

Chief Constable Jo Farrell is committed to reducing crime, vigorously pursuing offenders, problem solving and building trust and confidence in local communities.

Achieving this depends on motivated and professional people working together to deliver an excellent service and showing ‘The Durham Difference’.

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date for applications Friday March 12, 2021 (5 pm)

Shortlisting of Candidates w/c March 15, 2021

Familiarisation opportunity w/c March 22, 2021/March 29, 2021

Interview/presentation stage Mid/Late April 2021

Once you have submitted your application form, along with all relevant documentation listed, your application will be subject to an eligibility sift and shortlisting.

You may then be invited to attend for an interview/presentation, and if successful you will progress to a standard medical assessment, a substance misuse test and a job related fitness test (JRFT) which may be held on a separate day. The fitness test will comprise an endurance test.

The interview is based on the policing professional framework and will incorporate Durham Constabulary values.

To apply, please visit our website using the link below.

For further information or should you wish to visit Durham Constabulary prior to your interview, please contact Stella Keveney, Strategic Resource Manager, on 0191 375 2104 or email

Completed applications must be emailed to, no later than Friday March 12, 2021 at 5 pm.

Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from under- represented groups.

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