Police Job Postings

Current Openings

Police Chief:

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

The City of Lone Tree Police Department is seeking applicants for Patrol Division Lieutenant. Starting Salary $140,085 effective in 2024. The Lieutenant reports to the Division Commander and is accountable for the overall outcomes within their watch to include personnel management, administration and direction of sworn and non-sworn staff and other resources. Maintains ongoing accountability for the activities and operations of the watch. Minimum requirements include, minimum of 60 college credit hours at time of appointment, Bachelor's degree in any field of study preferred, a minimum of two years’ experience as a Police Sergeant or equivalent rank or above, diverse background and responsibilities in various Police Department fields and programs, highly preferable. For more information about the police department or to apply for the position, click here.

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

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is looking for a Police Department Commander (two positions). Click here for more information. Positions will be open until filled.

The Town of Telluride is looking for a Sergeant. Salary range: minimum $82,171-maximum $115,039 DOQ. Click here for more information. Position will be open until filled.

Police Officer: 

The Town of Erie is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Officer- Lateral or POST Certified. 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. The starting salary range for this position is $72,238.40 - $105,352.00 annually. Lateral officers will be hired based on their years of service. If you're interested in this position, the department recommends that applicants complete a ride along before taking the test. Click here to read the full job description and qualifications.


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 town of Firestone is hiring a Police Officer. Hourly pay range $33.13 - $48.33. Click here to find more information. Click here to apply. 

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 arvadabuiltblue.org 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 I 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 City of Pueblo is looking for a Police Patrol Officer (Entry & Lateral Transfer). The annual salary ranges from $67,874.16 - $82,797.48. Click here for direct access to the complete job description including benefits, qualifications and how to apply. Applications will be received from August 18, 2023 – November 20, 2023.

The City of Evans is looking for a Police Officer. The annual salary ranges from $73,300 to $93,546. Additional salary given for an AA, BA, and MA degree. They are also offering a $10,000 signing bonus. Click here for more information.

The Town of Fairplay Police Department is hiring full-time Police Officers. A minimum of 2 years' experience is preferred with a valid Colorado POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training) certificate. Must be 21 years or older and have a high school diploma/GED. Salary range is $69,000-72,000 and includes fully paid health insurance for the Officer and family. Click here for more information.

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: 

The University of Colorado Police Department is hiring a Records Technician position. Apply by December 10, 2023Click here for more information. 




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