CITY OF BLACK HAWK
POSITION: POLICE OFFICER (RECRUIT, I, II, III, or IV)
STATUS: REGULAR FULL-TIME; NON-EXEMPT;
TWELVE-MONTH INTRODUCTORY PERIOD
HIRING RANGE: $63,953 - $73,546 DOQ/E (RECRUIT)
$70,023 - $80,527 DOQ/E (LEVEL I)
$73,524 – $84,553 DOQ/E (LEVEL II)
$77,201 – $88,781 DOQ/E (LEVEL III)
$81,061 – $93,220 DOQ/E (LEVEL IV)
EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE
VACANCIES: 3 OPEN POSITIONS – OPEN UNTIL FILLED
The City of Black Hawk is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (NON-POST, POST certified, or laterals). The position is responsible for performing public safety functions and for providing for the enforcement of federal, state, and municipal law.
Essential functions include: Providing law enforcement services including patrolling streets and public areas; responding to calls for assistance; providing assistance to the public; performing public relations duties; intervening in disputes; performing activities associated with investigations and crime prevention; protecting and preserving crime scenes; conducting preliminary investigations; collecting physical evidence; making arrests; issuing citations; interviewing and/or counseling involved parties; preparing documentation of activities performed and information gathered; completing detailed police reports; following up on cases; assisting with filing cases; transporting prisoners to detention facilities; testifying in court; interacting with other jurisdictions, law enforcement agencies and courts of law; researching and completing special projects; and performing other duties as assigned.
Requires high school diploma or GED; Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (CPOST) certification by the date of hire; valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record; and the ability to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Successfully complete background questionnaire accurately and completely
Successfully complete written evaluation
Successfully complete Oral Board
Successfully complete polygraph examination with no unresolved issues
Successfully complete psychological evaluation
Successfully complete background investigation
Successfully complete physical ability test
Successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen
Applicants are encouraged to observe one patrol shift with a Black Hawk Police Officer
The City of Black Hawk accepts online applications for Police Officer positions year-round. Applications will remain active for one (1) year from the date of submission and will be considered as openings occur. Applicants are required to upload their resumes using the online application process. Please be sure your resume is complete with all educational information and reflects the past ten (10) years’ work history. To apply for the position, please go to the Police Department’s Recruitment page, www.cityofblackhawk.org/police, and click on Apply Now.
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