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City of Thornton - Thornton, Colorado

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Entry Level Salary:
$51,030.00 annual

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs a variety of police support duties related to firearms including testing and maintenance, and assists in the operation of the firing range. Performs duties as the Range Program Administrator for the Firearms range staff. Performs records maintenance, scheduling, budget preparation, quality control, research, drafting of reports and correspondence, inventory, and firearm inspections. Performs firearm systems maintenance, repair, and testing, and completes record maintenance documentation. Performs periodic and random inspections of field deployed firearm systems including carbines, lethal shotguns, less lethal shotguns and in-car carrying systems. Maintains inventory on all range program items including ammunition, targets, cleaning supplies, forms, etc. Constructs and maintains all target-related equipment. Performs inventories and controls the issue of all weapons, equipment and ammunition located at the range and headquarters; issues department-owned long guns and temporary replacement firearms as needed. Assists in budget preparation in all matters relating to the operation of the armory and range. Coordinates and schedules monthly range qualifications; maintains all records related to firearms qualification, remedial training, and courses of fire. May be required to work overtime. May work a varying schedule and/or shift. Performs other duties as assigned. APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.CITYOFTHORNTON.NET

Additional Information

Testing Procedures: Review and screening of applications/resumes; Oral Board Examination-Passing Point of 70%; Background Investigation-acceptable/unacceptable; Psychological Evaluation administered by a City-designated psychologist - acceptable/unacceptable; Physical Exam and Drug Test administered by a City-designated physician - acceptable/unacceptable.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 0
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: 5 years of gunsmith or armorer experience preferably in a police environment. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record. Successful completion of a certified Gunsmith training program; or Certification as an Armorer with certifications in two or more semautomatic pistols manufactured by Smith and Wesson, Colt, Glock, SigArms and at least one of the shoulder weapons manufactured by Colt or Remington. Ability to obtain certifications in all manufacturers utilized by the Police Department within one year.

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Human Resources

City of Thornton
9551 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, Colorado 80229
phone: (303) 538-7245

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