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Police Officer

Town of Oak Creek - Oak Creek, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$47,956.00 annual
$51,266.00 annual
Top Pay:
$64,510.00 annual

Job Description

The Town of Oak Creek Police Department is seeking applications from highly motivated and qualified individuals for a Police Officer position.  The salary for this position will start at a pay range from $3,996 to $4,272 monthly depending on qualifications. This is one of two positions in the Department, working in a leadership position supporting and coordinating local policing efforts with the Police Chief and the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.  A more comprehensive description of the general and essential duties for this position as well as the Town employment application can be found at www.townofoakcreek.com/employment.

Qualified candidates must be Colorado POST certified or able to obtain certification prior to employment, community policing oriented, pass a background check, and ready to provide leadership for the department. 

Please provide a letter of introduction, a resume of experience and accomplishments, and a completed Town employment application.  The position is open until filled with the initial review of applications on August 15, 2014. Transmittal of this information can be as follows:  mailed to the Town of Oak Creek, Attn:  Mary Alice Page-Allen, Town Administrator/Clerk, P.O. 128, Oak Creek, Colorado 80467; facsimile at (970) 736-8225; or by e-mail to clerk@townofoakcreek.com. Oak Creek is an equal opportunity employer.  Questions can be directed to Chief Bobby Rauch, (970) 736-8355 or brauch@townofoakcreek.com.

Additional Information

The Town of Oak Creek was incorporated in 1907, and has long since been home for hardworking ranchers, rough and tumble miners and those that prefer unbeatable mountain lifestyles.

Today a few stores, restaurants and a motel dot the quaint downtown, while tree-lined neighborhoods and a big park open up off Main Street. While there are many summer community activities, Oak Creek is known for the weekend long Labor Day Celebration.  The Town is poised to broaden its economy and jobs base with the advent of well-regulated recreational marijuana-related businesses.

Stagecoach State Park is one of Oak Creek's most popular recreational facilities. The park's highlight is a 780-acre reservoir with a full-service marina. Here visitors can boat, watch the wildlife or fish for plump Northern Pike and Rainbow Trout.

The rolling country roads are popular with the biking crowd. There are beautiful cross country skiing and hiking trails nearby, and a big ice rink for figure skating or hockey. Additional outdoor adventures take place in the adjacent Routt National Forest and at the ski and snowboard areas in Steamboat Springs.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: HS, Associates or equivalent education, training & experience
  • Experience: Yes

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under general supervision of the Chief of Police, conducts Police Department activities.  Performs administrative and specialized duties in the operations and law enforcement functions of the office.  Perform law enforcement, crime prevention, investigative, service, and related work.  Ensures incorporation of modern, efficient law enforcement technologies into the department’s procedures, equipment and methods, and to perform related duties as required.

Please see full description of position at www.townofoakcreek.com/employment 

Contact Informaton

Mary Alice Page-Allen

Town of Oak Creek
PO Box 128
Oak Creek, Colorado 80467
phone: (970) 736-2422

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