Police Officer (Reserve)

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Town of Ault Police Department

Compensation: Volunteer

Hours: Varies

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

The Town of Ault is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill three (2) available positions.
***MUST BE COLORADO POST CERTIFIED TO APPLY FOR THE POLICE OFFICER POSITION***

Patrols an assigned area in the enforcement of law and order and takes special assignments in the protection of life and property. This position is a VOLUNTEER position to supplement and assist full-time Officers as needed. Reserve Officers are fully sworn Police Officers for the Town of Ault. You will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per month, a POST requirement to maintain certification. Attending mandatory in-service training, such as Firearms, Arrest Control, First Aid/CPR, Taser/Less Lethal is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Take command at scene of crime or accident; takes statements and interviews victims and witnesses; examines situation; records vital information regarding causes and circumstances;
  • Completes police report to describe in a clear, accurate, and concise manner all primary and relevant case activity and developments; read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of such documents as citations, affidavits, and warrants;
  • Establish traffic enforcement measures to observe and detect violations of the Model Traffic Code and State Traffic Statutes; complete traffic accident investigations and required accident investigation forms;
  • Ensures that all required reports are completed in a timely manner;
  • Respond to radio and telephone dispatches to investigate citizen concerns including crimes in progress, crimes reported after-the-fact, accidents and disturbances;
  • Operates a computer utilizing such software programs as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations;
    • Criminal behavior and causes underlying criminality and social, psychological and physical needs of criminals;
    • Standard police practices, methods, and procedures; Approved and accepted methods of investigation, apprehension, and rules of evidence;
    • Police terminology and practices;
    • Good public relations skills;
    • Safe and appropriate use of firearms and other police related tools

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Education: High School or G.E.D.

Experience: None

Training/Certifications:  P.O.S.T certified as a Peace Officer, Level I, by the State of Colorado
CPR/First Aid Certification

Special Requirements:

  • Possess and maintain the appropriate CO operator’s license for the type of Town owned vehicle which the employee may operate in the scope of employment;
  • Minimum 21 years of age and U.S. Citizen;
  • Must be able to legally possess and carry a firearm;

Benefits

This position is a non-compensated, volunteer position.


Applications can be downloaded off the Town of Ault Website and can be turned in by mail or by turning in at the Ault Police Department Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm. Please complete the Police/Reserve Officer Application for this position.

If you have any questions, please contact Officer Josh Dreher by email at jdreher@townofault.org or by phone at 970-834-1336 X212, or Officer Aaron Herrington by email at aherrington@townofault.org or by phone at 970-834-1336 X210.

To apply for this job email your details to jdreher@townofault.org