Police Officer (Lateral Certified Police Officers or POST Certified Candidates)
$72,009.60 – $101,004.80 Annually
Nature of Work
POLICE OFFICER (Lateral Applicants) The City of Northglenn Police Department is currently accepting applications for Lateral Police Officer. Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a police officer working in a patrol capacity by the date of hire. Work is scheduled on a rotating shift basis (Days, Swings, and Graveyards), and includes holidays and overtime.
Salary Range: $77,043 – 101,005 / annually.
POLICE OFFICER (POST Certified Applicants)
The City of Northglenn Police Department is currently accepting applications for POST Certified Police Officer. Applicants must be Colorado POST Certified or currently be in a Colorado approved POST certified academy. Work is scheduled on a rotating shift basis (Days, Swings, and Graveyards), and includes holidays and overtime.
There is a $5,000 one-time cash award for POST certified applicants upon successful completion of the FTO program.
The City of Northglenn is committed to diversity, inclusivity and social equity both in the workplace and as part of a governmental organization that serves the Northglenn community. The City believes in the dignity of the individual and that each employee who is hired has the potential to make a unique contribution to the organization and the community.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesOfficers on patrol perform a variety of essential activities and services that are both proactive and reactive in nature. Some of these include enforcing traffic and criminal laws, apprehending criminals, maintaining order, answering calls for service, conducting investigations, educating the public regarding public safety issues and crime prevention, prepares written reports and field notes of investigations and patrol activities, apprehending criminals and testifying in court.
Education and ExperienceColorado Lateral Police Officers: Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a certified police officer working in a patrol capacity by the date of hire, and your peace officer certification must still be active and in good standing with the State of Colorado POST. Laterals from other states – must be currently certified as a police officer in another state with ability to obtain Colorado post certification within state and department deadlines.
POST Certified Position: Must be Colorado POST Certified
If you are not currently Post Certified (or currently in an approved police academy) you will not be considered for this position and your application will be denied.
Out of state Police Officers: Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a certified police officer working in a patrol capacity by the date of hire. May apply and be hired under a provisional certification but must be able to obtain Colorado POST certification within 6 months from date of hire.
Associates Degree and higher desired, however, not required.