Police Officer

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City of Evans - Evans, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$22.03 hourly
Top Pay:
$28.70 hourly

Job Description

CITY OF EVANS EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION: POLICE OFFICER DEPARTMENT: POLICE REQUISITION: 14-21 STATUS: FULL-TIME/NON-EXEMPT STARTING SALARY: $22.03/HOUR - $28.70/HOUR DOQ WORK SCHEDULE: VARIES OPENING DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014 CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 16 AT 5:00 PM SUMMARY: Enforces federal, state and municipal laws, investigates crime, makes arrests, assists the general public, completes written reports of activities, participates in community-oriented policing strategies and problem solving activities, and testifies in court. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Preventive patrol of assigned areas; responds to and handles calls for police service; enforces state and municipal traffic and criminal laws; investigates criminal activity; types computerized police reports; makes arrests when appropriate; assists the general public; participates in community problem solving with area residents; mediates disputes between citizens; facilitates community meetings; testifies in criminal court proceedings; attends scheduled training; works rotating shift schedules; performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

REQUIREMENTS: Requires high school diploma or equivalent; 21 years of age or older; possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license and insurable under the City’s policy; current Colorado P.O.S.T. certification or possession of Colorado P.O.S.T. certification prior to September 29, 2014 or possession of a Letter of Conditional Peace Officer Authority prior to September 29, 2014; or a certified officer in another state & eligible for POST certification in Colorado by September 29, 2014; must be a United States citizen; knowledge of police practices, procedures, and equipment; skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing with various audiences; ability to learn new concepts and methods of law enforcement; ability to qualify quarterly with department approved firearms; ability to safely drive a police car; ability to effect the physical arrest of a violent offender; ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency/high stress situations; ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees; ability to interact with the public in a tactful and courteous manner; ability to work in a team environment or independently; ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, data base management, and electronic mail; no illegal drug use within the last 5 years, including marijuana; and no arrests/convictions for any felony crimes or crimes involving moral turpitude. An Associate’s degree or two years of college coursework is desired. Spanish/English bilingual skills highly desirable. The City of Evans conducts pre-employment physical agility tests (Cooper Test), written exams, oral board interviews, background investigations, polygraphs, Chief’s interviews, psychological exams, physical and drug testing, as conditions of employment. Apply on-line with resume at www.cityofevans.orgCity of EvansHuman Resources1100 37th StreetEvans, CO 80620. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: NA

Contact Informaton

Julie Tymkowych

City of Evans
1100 37th Street
Evans, Colorado 80620
phone: (970) 475-1161

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