Police Officer

Town of Mountain Village Police Department - Town of Mountain Village, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$50,614.00 annual
Top Pay:
$68,337.00 annual

Job Description

Protects lives and property, and preserves the peace for Town of Mountain Village residents through the patrolling of assigned areas, impartial enforcement of laws, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and responding to calls for assistance.

Preferred salary commensurate with experience PLUS additional annual housing allowance of $10,140. Standard Town of Mountain Village benefits includes: health, dental vision, life, paid time off (PTO), Long Term Disability, Season Ski Pass/Wellness Benefit, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC, and excellent pension plan including money purchase retirement plan & 457.

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Additional Information

Minimum qualifications include: 21 years of age at time of hire, high school diploma or GED, possess the peace officer's basic certification or provisional letter by the Colorado POST, have an acceptable driving record, no felony convictions, and successfully complete a background check as well as medical, polygraph, psychological, written and interview examinations prior to being appointed. Must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet Department standards; ability to perform required physical task including working outdoors in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time; able to work nights, weekends and holidays. Residency required within 90 days of appointment (10-minute response timeto Mountain Village); acceptable driving and criminal history records required.


A valid Colorado State Driver’s License is required; Possess the peace officer’s basic certification or provisional letter presented by the Colorado POST some incumbents may be required to obtain additional specific skills training and technical certifications.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years at time of hire
  • Education: See requirements
  • Experience: Preferred

Knowledge of: Police department policies and procedures; current law enforcement techniques and procedures, including case laws governing arrest, probable cause, and search and seizure; criminal and traffic codes; county, state and Federal laws, regulations and ordinances; rules of evidence; criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols in the State of Colorado; investigative and interrogative procedures, and protocols for observation and memorization of critical details; use-of-force rules; hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR; special regional law enforcement zones; geography, roads, and landmarks of the Town of Mountain Village; law enforcement equipment, vehicles, and weapons; records, reports, and documentation relative to law enforcement activities; supervisory principles, practices, and methods.

Skill in: Patrolling the Town and providing for the protection and safety of residents and property; monitoring for illegal activity, traffic violations, and persons in need of assistance; responding to calls for service and complaints made by the public; conducting investigations and preparing departmental records and reports; composing clear, concise and accurate reports, prepare police reports, forms, summonses and records using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and legible penmanship; effectively communicate with, and understand people of varying ethnic, social, cultural and educational backgrounds; utilizing the senses of sight, hearing, smell and feel to recognize threats, conditions of danger or other factors, recognizing and identifying people, vehicles, colors, sizes and other things in the course of their duties.

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Human Resources HR

Town of Mountain Village Police Department
Town of Mountain Village, Colorado
phone: (970) 369-6412

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