Police Officer

Telluride, CO
Telluride Police Department

Salary range: minimum $67,910- maximum $95,074.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

To serve and protect the public by working in partnership with the community through community policing efforts.

Essential Functions:

  • Carries out duties in conformance with federal, state, and town laws and ordinances.
  • Patrols the streets, sidewalks, and alleys.
  • Performs crime prevention activities.
  • Performs traffic control.
  • Provides emergency response and renders assistance.
  • Responds to complaints.
  • On-Call responsibilities.
  • Prepares records of activities.
  • Inputs data and generates reports.
  • Performs recordkeeping required by federal and state regulations.
  • Follows accepted safety practices.
  • Handles firearms and other equipment with proper care.
  • Drives in a lawful, courteous, defensive manner.
  • Maintains CPR and First Aid certifications.


  • High School diploma or GED, some college preferred.
  • P.O.S.T. certification.
  • Driver’s License.
  • Public relations skills.
  • Ability to perform tasks in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to pass physical, medical, and psychological entry examinations.
  • Ability to lift and drag 150 lbs 20 yards.
  • Ability to sustain physical exertion.