Department, city, state
Position: Patrol | Type: Police Officer
Application Status: Open
December 30, 2023
Sign on bonus:
$51,508 annual - $71,563 annual
The mission of the Pagosa Springs Police Department shall be to promote a partnership between the community, businesses, goverment and law enforcement designed to reduce crime and improve the overall quality of life.
We recognize that effective law enforcement and the prevention of crimes are achieved by establishing a professional and trusting relationship with our community.
The Pagosa Springs Police Department is committed to engaging the community through the exchange of ideas and problem solving techniques and by strengthening and establishing new partnerships in the community. The Department is committed to providing a safe and secure community and to preserve the quality of life for all.
Education: Graduation from high school or GED and possess a Colorado P.O.S.T. or Provisional certification.
Experience: POST certification
Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license. Must maintain Colorado P.O.S.T. certification; maintain firearm proficiency and be on the on-call schedule and live within a 20 minute response time.
Must be able to pass physical and psychological exams, background checks and drug testing as provided for by State and Town requirements and policies.
Ability to perform moderate physical work and to occasionally lift 100 pounds and to lift and carry up to 25 pounds; the ability to move a person; the ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, bend, kneel, crawl, twist, reach, push, pull and perform a variety of similar body movements; possess hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to the use of weapons, office equipment, computers and operate a vehicle; the ability to talk and hear in person, by phone and two-way radio; and the ability to see and read instructions, policies, technical material, observe evidence and use a computer.
Functions of the position generally performed under circumstances involving the potential hazards associated with crimes, accidents, fires and other disturbances that may be life threatening or cause bodily harm and involves the use of weapons. Frequently exposed to outside weather and traffic conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.