Police Officer Academy Sponsorship

Johnstown, CO
Johnstown Police Department

Salary Range:$71,000.00 To 95,147.00 Annually

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property within the Town of Johnstown.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

  • Protects general 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.
  • Provides community policing by conducting area and district patrol of residential and commercial areas, and foot patrol of problem areas near homes, schools and parks.
  • Delivers crime prevention education to students regarding Colorado laws, drug and alcohol abuse, and crime stoppers information.
  • Monitors traffic and ensures safety through surveillance operations and the issuance of traffic violations where necessary.
  • Maintains animal control by capturing dogs at large and stray animals and enforcing laws related to animal cruelty and the licensing of pets.
  • Enforces Town ordinances concerning parking, littering, weed control and vehicle licensing.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts special projects and assignments as required.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Minimum Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in the field of criminal justice preferred

Job Requirements: Previous experience in public interface is desirable.

Special Training or Experience: Colorado Law Enforcement Training, Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Certificate. Successful completion of Handgun Qualification training. First Aid and CPR certifications.

Work Experience in Positions Similar or Related to This Job: Three to six months.