Range Safety Officer

City of Longmont, Colorado
September 15, 2021
Longmont, CO
Job Type


20210292 Range Safety Officer

CLOSING DATE: October 13, 2021


Department: Public Safety

Division: Police Support Services Division

Hiring Rate: $15.26/hour

Up to 20 hours per week

Varied schedule on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays

Part Time Temporary

Benefits include:

Benefits required by law are included such as Social Security and Medicare.


Under direction of the Range Coordinator, provide supervision and oversight of shooting operations at the Longmont Police Department Firing Range Training Facility.

Principal Duties:

Supervise shooting activities as prescribed by the Range Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs). Assist in the prevention of problems on the range through diligence in performing the following duties: Educate users on the Range Safety Rules; provide direct range supervision; enforce all Range Safety Rules; and enforce policies and procedures established by the City of Longmont Firearms Training Facility. Evaluate the condition of the Range upon arrival, and prior to departure for the day, including but not limited to: Inspection of entire Range facility to include baffles, ballistic walls, lighting, targeting system, bullet traps, air flow system, compressor system, classrooms, office, and common areas. Perform all duties related to check in of civilian users at the Range office including the handling of monetary transactions. Clean up the Range facility in its entirety at the end of each day. Perform required maintenance and upkeep of equipment and materials. Facilitate emergency safety protocols to be used in the event of a life-threatening injury or incident at the facility. Take charge in emergency situations, and act in accordance with the policies established in the Range SOPs.

Working Environment:

Work is performed under sometimes stressful conditions and/or with assigned deadlines. Work requires time management and the ability to manage several tasks at the same time. The work is performed in an office or classroom area, in the firing range, and in the community. The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, to listen, and make effective decisions. Work requires the ability to read and understand the English language at a speed adequate to perform the job. Persons occupying this position must maintain required certifications. Work requires ability to utilize a problem-solving process that analyzes issues, facts, and data. Incumbent must work effectively in a team environment. Work environment includes exposure to intermittent noise.


Experience in any of the following: law enforcement at a municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement agency, military range instructor, or other similar work related to safety operations on a firing range. Experience as a firearms instructor is highly desirable. Special Qualifications: Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain Range Safety Officer certification.


The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, physical abilities testing, background investigation, criminal background check, job suitability assessment, and substance screening.

DEADLINE: 11:59 P.M. ON October 13, 2021

Online application (required) must be successfully submitted by 11:59 p.m. on October 13, 2021. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs . Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

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.



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