Police Officer

Department:

Police Department

Compensation:

$24.45 - $33.36

Hours:

2184 per calendar year

Deadline:

Continuous

Position Objectives:

The Lamar Police Department is accepting applications for POLICE OFFICER positions. The Lamar Police Department is a highly professional & progressive agency, which offers many opportunities for career development. Lamar Police Department offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, vacation, sick & retirement benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, patrols and assigned beat and investigates incidents in the enforcement of law and order in the protection of life and property.  Work varies requiring individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

Position requires moderate physical involvement; primary responsibilities for this position will take place either in a standard office environment or outdoors; position involves walking and standing.  Duties are occasionally performed in undesirable physical conditions; hazards are minimal to extreme and require quick decisions, care, use of proper safety equipment and procedures are required to prevent injury and protect the public.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school; one year of work experience involving public contact or two year of college level coursework in law enforcement, police administration, or related field is desirable; valid driver’s license. 

Benefits:

Please see Benefit Summary for 2024.

More Information:

Interested persons should contact the Lamar Police Department to obtain any additional information. Please fill out the fillable application and email the application to Police Chief Kyle Miller at kyle.miller@ci.lamar.co.us.
 
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  Must be Colorado POST Certified or ability to obtain certification within 6 months if certified in another state.

Contact us: Lamar Police Department (719) 336-4341