Lateral Police Officers (Starting at $74k)

Glenwood Springs Police Department - Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Dec 20, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$61464 annual
Academy Graduate:
$68293 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$76811 annual
Top Pay:
$95811 annual

Job Description

Work in one of the most desirable places to live in Colorado! The perfect place to start, raise or bring a family. Working at GSPD allows you to serve a community where your family can thrive!

Paid Moving Expenses, 12.5% (25% total) retirement matching, FTO completion bonus, Work/Life balance with working only 14 days a month!


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Two (2) years’ experience as a full time sworn officer. Requires strong organizational skills and prioritization skills, and the ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions. Ability to effectively work within and foster a team atmosphere, ability to think clearly and make calm decisions in stressful situations and have a strong knowledge of laws and ordinances. Ability to deal calmly with irate people, ability to handle catastrophic situations, and ability to handle physical confrontations with acceptable levels of force as prescribed by policy and training. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a wide variety of people on a variety of subjects; operate a motor vehicle safely; knowledge of City resources from other departments; and the knowledge of other agencies that can assist a victim of crime or circumstance. Police Officer II’s are expected to exhibit leadership, teamwork, professionalism, advanced knowledge, and provide training and supervision when necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: High School Degree or Equivalent
  • Experience: 2 years Required


Must live within 50-mile radius of the intersection of 8th St. and Grand Ave. Total travel time cannot exceed 60 minutes at posted driving speeds.

Contact Information

Kyle McElroy

Glenwood Springs Police Department
101 W 8th Street
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
phone: 7207379971

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