Police Recruit

City of Longmont, Colorado
Published
June 2, 2021
Location
Longmont, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

20210189 POLICE RECRUIT

CLOSING DATE: July 31, 2021

APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS

Department: Public Safety

Division: Police Services

2021 Starting Pay: $5,442/month

Lateral Pay: $5,869 - $7,576 per month DOQ

Regular Full Time – SHIFT WORK REQUIRED

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, 401 Money Purchase Plan, FPPA,

Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA,

Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance.

Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Police personnel work with community members to analyze crime and other

problems and attend/participate in community meetings to create an environment in which

community members are motivated to assist in the implementation of problem solving strategies.

New police officers will be assigned to the Patrol Services Division which provides around-theclock

patrols to deter and detect crime, enforce traffic laws, and conduct investigations of crime

and traffic incidents. Officers are assigned to a designated area on one of four overlapping

watches to ensure continuous coverage of the City. Hours and days off will vary depending on

shift assignment.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 At least 21 years old at time of application.

 High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 60 semester hours college-level credit at

a Department of Education accredited institution is required for those with no previous

qualifying experience.

 No felony conviction(s) or conviction(s) classified as de-certifying misdemeanors by

Colorado POST.

 Physical ability to perform essential job functions.

 Possession of a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 Authorized to work in the United States.

Education requirements may be waived for individuals who have qualifying experience as

follows:

 Colorado POST certified full-time paid civilian corrections officer experience in a County Jail,

Federal Prison or State Prison.

 Experience credits are given only for full years of qualifying experience.

o 2 yrs experience credit = 30 hours college credit

o 3 yrs experience credit = 45 hours college credit

o 4 yrs experience credit = 60 hours college credit

 Active Duty Military experience may substitute 15 credit hours for every full year of service.

ACE credits will also be considered.

Spanish/English bilingual skills are desirable. Supplemental pay of $25-$100/mo is available for

non-probationary employees with bilingual skills demonstrated through testing.

Selection process includes application review, written exam, physical ability course, assessment

center, oral & integrity interviews, background investigation including credit history, psychological

& polygraph tests, and medical exam and drug screen. New employees will be required to sign

an employment agreement for reimbursement of expenses if voluntary resignation occurs within

2 years of hire date.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Police Officer Online application (required) must be successfully

submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2021. An online application process is available for this

position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs. For information regarding

this selection process contact Master Police Officer Randy Lucero at 303-651-8921 or

Master Police Officer Darren Bloom at 303-651-8512. Test dates are posted on the police

website – you must be available for testing and dates are non-negotiable.

The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ALL CITY OF LONGMONT FACILITIES ARE SMOKE FREE

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