Police Cadet

Johnstown, CO
Johnstown Police Department

Salary Range: $43,200.00 To 45,000.00 Annually


Attends a POST training academy to become certified to perform law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property within the Town of Johnstown.


The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The Town of Johnstown retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.

  • Attend a certified POST Academy and successfully pass the certification exam.
  • Complete training to protect the public by maintaining safety standards and enforcing all laws and Colorado revised statutes including, but not limited to, traffic control, animal control and town ordinances.
  • Learn how to perform community policing by conducting area and district patrol of residential and commercial areas, and foot patrol of problem areas near homes, schools, and parks.
  • Develop the skills to perform traffic enforcement and ensure safety through surveillance operations and the issuance of traffic violations where necessary.
  • Complete department specific training and learn to enforce Town ordinances concerning parking, littering, weed control and vehicle licensing.
  • Conducts special projects and assignments as required.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D., Bachelor’s degree in the field of criminal justice preferred
  • Valid Colorado driver license
  • Similar work experience preferred