The City of Fort Morgan, Colorado, is seeking to fill three (3) Police Officer Class IV positions. The Officers are responsible for carrying out the functions of the Police Dept., including the suppression of crime, the protection of life and property, the apprehension and arrest of violators of the criminal and traffic laws, the recovery of stolen property, and the regulation of non-criminal conduct. The Officer must enforce all local, state, and federal ordinances, regulations, and laws. The Officer shall consistently direct his/her best efforts to accomplish these tasks intelligently and efficiently and shall hold him/herself in readiness at all times to answer the calls and obey the orders of his/her supervisor.
The City of Fort Morgan received federal grant funding for a three-year period through the 2012 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) to assist with the funding of police officer positions. While being a post-9/11 military veteran is not a requirement to be hired in Fort Morgan, additional funds are available to help the hiring costs if the candidate hired is a post-9/11 military veteran. For the City of Fort Morgan to utilize the grant funding, the new hire must have served on active duty for a period of at least 180 days, any part of which occurred on or after September 11, 2001.
Please review the complete Police Officer job description found on the City of Fort Morgan website (www.cityoffortmorgan.com) through the text links "Employment" and "Job Openings."
Our recruitment process includes: Submittal and review of applications, structured oral board interview, physical agility test, background investigation, CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analysis), psychological evaluation, pre-employment physical and drug screen, and an interview with the Chief of Police. The order of recruitment stages may fall in different order and, depending on circumstances, other stages may be added.
TO APPLY: Submit a resume and City of Fort Morgan Police Department Application for Employment to the Human Resources Dept. by scan/email to email@example.com; by fax to 970-542-3976; by mail to City of Fort Morgan, Human Resources Dept., P.O. Box 100, Fort Morgan, CO 80701; or in person at City Hall, 110 Main Street, Fort Morgan.
The Police Dept. application can be found on the City's website (www.cityoffortmorgan.com) through the text links "Employment" and "Job Applications."
Age: - Must be at least 21 years of age.
Education: - Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: - Must be Colorado POST certified/certifiable (must have already completed the Police Academy); otherwise, no street experience required.
Must have a valid driver's license. Lateral transfer salary credits given, depending on qualifications and years of experience.