Exciting opportunity to serve the City of Steamboat Springs
community! The Steamboat Springs Police Department is now accepting
applications for Police Officer with a fall 2021 CLETA Academy
sponsorship. The 2021 Fall CLETA begins August 23rd, 2021. This is
a Police Officer position, for which the selected candidate will be
paid a weekly training wage while attending the CLETA Academy. When
the Academy is successfully completed, the starting base wage for
Police Officer is $26.68/hour.
We are seeking future leaders eager to embrace a meaningful
profession of community service.
FOR POLICE OFFICER - RECRUIT
The Steamboat Springs Police Department is looking for an energetic
and team oriented person to fill the position of Police Officer
Recruit. The person who occupies this position will be an integral
part of promoting and maintaining the high level of professionalism
and community focused actions of the Steamboat Springs Police
The City of Steamboat Springs is a beautiful Colorado mountain
resort community with year round activities: world class skiing,
biking, hiking, camping, fishing, boating, hunting and more. Our
city has excellent public schools and a community college. The
ideal officer recruit is one who loves the mountain lifestyle and
an active community.
The Steamboat Springs Police Department values integrity,
compassion and service. We strive to provide exceptional public
service and encourage creativity and innovation in meeting our
mission. Police officers work twelve hour shifts in a team
The City of Steamboat Springs offers an excellent benefits package
that supports quality work life balance including: health and
dental insurance, retirement, paid leave and a wellness program.
Advancement through the pay range is based on a skills-based
progression that may be achieved in as few as five years.
Our police officer recruits earn a weekly training wage while
attending the academy with full-time benefits. The City of
Steamboat Springs will cover the cost of tuition and all academy
related costs, including room/board.
Upon successful completion of the academy and Colorado POST
Certification, individuals will transition from the recruit
training assignment to a police officer position. A Field Training
Program supports new officers as they operationalize their academy
experience and put their knowledge, skills and abilities into
action on our patrol team.
Applications will be accepted through the City's website until June
24th, 2021. Start date of the Academy is August 23rd, 2021.
We are seeking the following qualifications
This position requires:
- A good driving record and ability to operate a motor vehicle
under adverse conditions
- Aptitude for police and investigative work
- Strong communication skills
- Dedication to public safety
- High moral standards and a high degree of integrity
- Emotional stability and ability to deal successfully with
(A) Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment;
(B) Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid
State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation
in any State;
(C) No felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories;
(D) Applicants must be currently certifiable by the State of
Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board
All supplemental questions must be answered for your application to
The hiring process will include the following:
Written/Report writing exam
Physical Fitness (Cooper Single Norms)
Police ride along
Second Day (If Successful)
Job Suitability Evaluation
An eligibility list may be created from this process.
To be employed by the Steamboat Springs Police Department the
candidate must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check,
psychological exam, and polygraph exam prior to commencing
employment. A complete job description is available upon