Law Enforcement Job Postings

Current Openings

Police Chief:

The Town of Windsor is seeking an experienced, innovative leader to serve as its next Chief of Police. The ideal candidate is authentic  and approachable, and a highly visible relationship builder that engages the staff and community. They will be an effective communicator who manages and leads with transparency. The chosen Chief of Police is progressive and open to new ideas; politically astute but apolitical; and committed to being a member of the town’s leadership team and working closely with other departments to further the mission of the town. The hiring range for this position is $153,656-$172,863, depending on qualifications and experience. Click here for more information. Apply by May 16, 2024.

The Town of Georgetown, CO is seeking an experienced and proven law enforcement leader with a community policing mindset to serve as the Marshal (Police Chief).  KRW Associates, LLC is assisting with this search.  Applications are to be submitted to: [email protected]. Apply by Friday, May 17, 2024 (5:00 pm MST). Click here for more information.

Deputy Chief, Commander, Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Detective:

The Town of Hayden is hiring a POST-certified Police Detective. The salary range is $68,699 to $87,679, with 100% town-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and family. We are currently offering up to a $12,000 hiring bonus. Salary and benefits package can easily top $120,000 per year. Temporary transitional housing is available. Click here for more information.  

The Sterling Police Department is looking for a Police Commander. Annual salary $93,166. Click here for application.

Police Officer: 

The Town of Erie is currently accepting applications for a Lateral or Certified Police Officer for the Erie Police Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of law enforcement duties, including ensuring public safety, detecting crimes and safeguarding property. The officer may also be assigned to a specialized area as required by the department. The candidate will work under established guidelines and develop the necessary knowledge and skills to perform tasks independently. The Town of Erie values its employees and recognizes their significant contribution to the town's growth and development. The organization has earned an excellent reputation for quality and superior customer service, and each employee's individual contribution is vital to maintaining this standard. Pay Range: $36.47/hour - $53.19/hour ($75,857.60 - $110,635.20 annually). Lateral Officers will be hired at a level commensurate with years of service. Police Department Address: 1000 Telleen Ave, Erie, CO 80516. If you're interested in this position, ride alongs are strongly encouraged before testing.  Click here to sign up. We look forward to reviewing your application, please reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions.

Cherry Hills Village Police Department is seeking a police officer for immediate hire. Cherry Hills Village PD is a progressive, community policing organization which seeks “service-minded” employees. In addition to a modern police facility, police officers are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, have the opportunity to work dignitary details and extra-duty assignments. Salary range is $72,800 – $101,329 (depending on experience) plus excellent benefits package to include training and education opportunities. EEO. Click here for more information.

The City of Lone Tree is hiring for Police Officer – Lateral or POST Certified. Lateral officer receive a one-to-one credit for years of service. Pay range for 2024 is $69,244 to $105,043. While going through our steps individuals with a 4-year degree will receive an additional $2,500 per year. Lone Tree has very competitive benefits and is covered by FPPA pension.  To learn more about Lone Tree, job description or to apply, Click here. For additional questions, email: [email protected] or 720-509-1154.

The Town of Hayden is hiring a part time Police Officer. This is and hourly, part time position paying $50-$55/hour DOQ's. For more information, Click here.

The Town of Severance is hiring for the position of Police Officer (Lateral and Entry).  We are looking for mature, community policing minded individuals that want to work for a community that greatly appreciates first responders.  Salary Note:  The salary range is a 7-Step-Plan ($70,720 - $89,483) for a Severance Police Officer.  Annual Pay – Entry ($70,720); Step 1: ($73,549); Step 2: ($76,491); Step 3: ($79,550); Step 4: ($82,732); Step 5: ($86,042); Step 6: ($89,483).  Lateral candidates may be hired up to Step 6 depending on qualifications and experience. Severance Police Officers work four 10-hour shifts per week, have a take-home vehicle policy, and assigned short-barreled AR-15 rifles upon training and qualification.  The Town of Severance pays 100% of the employees’ health, dental, and vision insurance and cover 50% of Family insurance benefits.  Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as Short-Term and Long-Term disability are 100% paid by the employer.  Severance Police Department participates in FPPA for retirement with employer contributions.  A take-home vehicle is provided if the employee lives within the allowed 30-mile radius of Severance Town limits.  Severance is a thriving much sought-after town in the heart of Northern Colorado with an estimated population of 11,000 residents.  Severance was ranked #1 by Safewise for safest city in the State of Colorado in 2023, #4 in 2022, and #3 in 2021.  A new Severance Police Department building is set for completion end of 2024.  If these working conditions, employee benefits, and others interest you, individuals are encouraged to learn more about a career as a Severance Police Officer and click here to submit an application.

The City of Gunnison is hiring a Patrol Officer. Salary $68,900-93,100 dependent on qualifications. Differential pay for shift work. Signing Bonus $15,000. ($7,500 at hire, $7,500 at completion of Field Training.) Generous benefit package. City owned transitional housing available for PD officers. Click here for additional information. 

The Arvada Police Department is hiring for the position of Police Officer (Entry and Lateral). We are looking for motivated individuals to become part of our team. The duties involve police patrol, criminal investigations, traffic regulation, related law enforcement activities and a wide variety of community services. Our officers work in partnership with the community to identify and resolve issues of concern, provide public safety service to the community in emergencies and maintain peace, safety, and order. Officers must exercise considerable judgment, initiative and skill in a variety of situations. Please visit our website at or contact a recruiter at [email protected] to find out more. 

The City of Leadville is seeking Police Officer applicants (Entry and Lateral Transfer). Police Officers are responsible for various law enforcement and community service functions for the City of Leadville. Police Officers report to the Police Sergeant, and ultimately to the Leadville Chief of PolicePolice Officers work closely with the other members of a small Police Department at the city. The Police Officer position is a full-time position and requires a minimum of 86 hours per two-week pay period including possible overtime, evenings, and nights. The annual pay range is $61,560 - $90,422. Benefits include take home vehicle; medical, dental, and vision plans; as well as retirement plan under the Fire and Police Pension Association (FPPA) of Colorado.  Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to [email protected]. Click here for application materials.

The City of Sterling is hiring a School Resource Officer. The annual salary ranges from $55,311.00 - $69,100.00.Must be Colorado P.O.S.T. certified or currently enrolled in a Colorado P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Academy to apply. Click here for employment flyer. Click here for job details and to apply.  

The Town of Eaton is looking for a POST Certified Police Officer. Click here for more information.

The Town of Telluride Marshal's Department is looking for a Deputy Marshal (Police Officer). Click here for more information. 

All Other Positions: 

Colorado Lottery - Criminal Investigator I - Grand Junction, Pueblo or Lakewood- POST Required: Salary $72,000.00 Annually. The Lottery's mission is to maximize the proceeds from Lottery game sales to support the Lottery's beneficiaries for the good of all Coloradans. The Security and Investigations unit within Lottery ensures the integrity of Lottery by enforcing the Colorado Revised Statutes and Lottery Rules as they pertain to Lottery retailers, employees, and vendors, concerning the production and sales of Lottery products, and if violated, may compromise the physical or financial security of the Lottery and/or the public confidence in the Lottery. This position will report out of one of the following Lottery offices: Grand Junction, Pueblo or Lakewood, CO.  The person in this position must live within 50 miles of the chosen Lottery office location. We’re hiring a tech savvy individual who is an excellent communicator to be our Criminal Investigator in Lottery! Click here for more information.  Click here to apply. Apply by April 25, 2024 at 5PM






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