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Police Officer Recruit Job - Arvada Police Department - Arvada, Colorado




December 20, 2013

Arvada Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer Recruit
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 7/31/2014
Job Description

ALL JOB POSTINGS WILL CLOSE AT 12:00 PM NOON ON THE APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE

Please note:
If you have participated in a testing process with the City of Arvada Police Department but was not selected, you must wait one year to reapply unless your status has changed to Colorado certified or lateral candidate.

BEFORE APPLYING PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK TO REVIEW OUR LIST OF DISQUALIFICATIONS OF BEING ELIGIBLE TO HIRE FOR ANY POSITION AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT: arvadapd.org/join-our-team/disqualifications/

Position Purpose

Attends and successfully completes a Colorado P.O.S.T. Training Academy.

Must past the Colorado P.O.S.T. certification test and obtain Colorado Peace Officer certification.

JOB KNOWLEDGE - Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Attends a certified Colorado police academy

      a. Successfully completes academy
      b. Develops knowledge, skills and abilities in academy
      c. Maintains physical fitness
      d. Pass P.O.S.T. certification testing for the State of Colorado

  2. Familiarize themselves with City and Police Department

      a. Learns basic computer programs such as Oracle and Groupwise
      b. Completes ride-a-longs with police officers during academy
      c. Reviews personnel and department rules and regulations

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Exposure to classroom environment, firearms range, driving, physical agility for self defense and arrest control, and exposure to adverse weather conditions. This position requires moderate physical work lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 pounds frequently.

Job Requirements Minimum Education or Formal Training and Experience:

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21 years or older
  • Education : Bachelors Degree Required
  • Experience : none
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $4,107   monthly
    Academy Graduate: $4,595   monthly
    Top Pay: $6,304   monthly

    Contact Information

    Patrick Mccloskey
    pmccloskey@arvada.org
    Arvada Police Department
    8101 Ralston Road
    Arvada, Colorado 80002
    ph: (720)898-6671