Industry
Law Enforcement
Job Location
201 1st Street, Ault, Colorado, 80610, USA
Working Hours
Varies
Date posted
December 2, 2021
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Position title
Police Officer
Description

The Town of Ault is currently seeking qualified candidates to build an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.

***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.

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
Qualifications

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;
Job Benefits
  • FPPA Retirement
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance
Contacts

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 us by email at jobs@townofault.org or by phone at 970-834-1336.

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