GUNNISON POLICE DEPARTMENT
910 W. Bidwell Ave.
Gunnison, CO 81230
Position: Police Officer Deadline: October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. Salary: $50,600.00 Entry Level
Position Information: Position: Police Officer.
Application Deadline: October 19, 2018.
Agency: Gunnison Police Department
Location: Gunnison, CO USA
Salary: $50,600.00 Entry Level:
Applicants that have any felony convictions, felony deferred judgments or decertifying misdemeanors will be disqualified from the process per Colorado P.O.S.T. hiring requirements. Applicants with any misdemeanor convictions (non-traffic) or misdemeanor deferred judgments within the last 24 months will be disqualified from testing. No illegal drug usage within last 18 months. Applicants who have used illegal drugs within the last 18 months will be disqualified from testing. Education: You must have either a high school diploma or G.E.D. Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. You must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Must be Colorado P.O.S.T. certified as a Level I Police Officer at time of hire or provisional appointment available for out of state applicants, see Colorado P.O.S.T. website: www.coloradopost.gov for additional information to determine state eligibility requirements and criminal convictions that will disqualify individuals from testing per Colorado Senate Bill 01-016. All costs associated with P.O.S.T. certification will be at the applicant’s expense. Spanish and or Cora speaking is a plus. College and or University degrees including educational course hours are encouraged.
Responsibilities: Enforce federal/state and municipal laws; patrol city; investigate crimes; traffic control; collect evidence; prepare reports; serve warrants and summons. On an assigned shift, operate a patrol vehicle, bicycle to observe violations of traffic laws; foot patrol, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Respond to radio dispatched calls, answer calls and complaints; issue traffic and criminal citations; Control individual and group actions through verbal direction and/or the use of necessary physical force; Make custodial arrests and testifies in court; Provide police escorts and transports; perform residential and commercial property checks; Investigate traffic accidents; Interview victims, witnesses and suspects to obtain additional information regarding criminal complaints, accidents, violations, etc.; conduct searches; complete arrest records; prepare reports and record evidence. Participate in a variety of in-service and special training programs; respond to and investigate domestic disputes; assist other agencies when requested or assigned; the transport and care for prisoners as assigned. Maybe assigned to Community Resource Officer (C.R.O.) Position, Investigations, Selective Enforcement, Specific Crimes Task Force, Problem Oriented Policing, teaching DARE, Evidence Crime Scene Team (C.S.T.), S.W.A.T and other technical or special support operations; May serve as a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) (Upon completion of training and departmental qualifications) as required; Perform related tasks as required or assigned. Opportunity to become an instructor in a variety of law enforcement disciplines (Must meet departmental standards and qualifications).
Special Conditions: If you have ever thought of living in the Rocky Mountains, 25 minutes away from the world renowned ski area of Crested Butte and 45 minutes away from Monarch Ski Mountain, this could be your chance. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. The City of Gunnison, CO. (Population 8,500 including the Western State Colorado University campus community) is recruiting for the position of Police Officer. A job application packet may be downloaded from the city web site at www.gunnisonco.gov or picked up at the Gunnison Police Department. For more information contact: Captain Chris Wilson, 910 W. Bidwell Ave., CO. 81230. or by phone: (970)641-8200. Electronic applications off the website must be sent to the Gunnison Police Department, Attn: Police Applicant, 910 W. Bidwell Ave., Gunnison, Colorado 81230. Applications can also be turned into the Gunnison Police Department Records Division, 910 W. Bidwell Ave., Gunnison. Applications are being accepted for the 2018 hiring process. The position will remain open until filled. Application deadline for this hiring period will be Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The testing periods will be announced at a later date. Applicants invited for further testing will be notified by phone and or letter with pertinent testing information and date. Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted by the Gunnison Police Department. Testing will be limited to applicants meeting the first level of screening based on the submitted application.