The Town of Encampment is seeking a Full Time Law Enforcement officer with a minimum of two years experience. Administrative experience is preferred. Applicants must be able to meet Wyoming P.O.S.T. minimum standards for employment. The Town of Encampment is a slow paced rural community with a population of 450, therefore self motivation is required. The Law Enforcement Officer will be expected to work closely with the local officials and the county sheriff’s department to make sure that Encampment has adequate law enforcement coverage. This position is a full time benefited position. Salary will be based on experience with a minimum salary of $20.00 per hour.
An application package may be picked up at the
Encampment Town Hall
614 McCaffrey Ave.
Encampment, WY 82325
Complete application must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 06, 2013
The Town of Encampment reserves the right to refuse any or all applications.
The Town of Encampment is an equal opportunity employer.
Town of Encampment
Police Officer Position
Scope of Duties
As a Town of Encampment Police Officer you will be expected to work a minimum four (4) day work week under FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) guidelines, with flexibility and coverage for Town of Encampment events.
Salary will be based on experience with a minimum hourly equivalent of $20.00 per hour.
A Town of Encampment Police Officer is expected to reside in the immediate Encampment/Riverside area to limit response time.
Encampment is a rural slow paced community. Self motivation is a must.
ENCAMPMENT COMMUNITY PROFILE
The Town of Encampment is located in south-central Carbon County between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Range Mountain Ranges. It has a population of 450. It is a ranching/agricultural community with a slow pace rural Wyoming atmosphere.
The Town of Encampment is a sportsman’s paradise with fishing, hunting, hiking, snow machining and cross country ski trails as close as six miles from town. One of the highways feeding the community is a seasonal highway which is closed approximately Mid-November through May.
The Town of Encampment has a small business community with limited amenities. The Town of Encampment does not have a bar or restaurant at this time. We are 85 miles from the nearest “big box” chain store. 20 miles from the nearest full size grocery store, medical clinic and pharmacy and 60 miles from the closest hospital. We have a small business park which houses a lumber mill and a green house. The Town of Riverside, which borders Encampment, has a population of 52. They have two convenience stores, two bars with restaurants, an RV park and some seasonal lodging venues.
We have a 16 member volunteer fire department and 24 hour ambulance coverage.
Annual Events: Winter Carnival, Casino Night, Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo, Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering, Sierra Madre Muzzle Loaders Mountain Man Rendezvous, Living History Days, Music in the Park Community BBQ and other community events throughout the year. We also have a number of family oriented “Movie Nights” both outdoor and indoor each year. We have a great park, a ball field, a museum and the Grand Encampment Opera House which is our community facility.
Area Organizations: Grand Encampment Opera Company, Encampment Community Choir, Encampment Riverside Lions Club, Xi Beta Delta Sorority, Dirt Diggers Garden Club,
The Town of Encampment also has a great K-12 school.