Position Vacancy Announcement
Date: November 27, 2013
Position Title: Police Officer
Start Hiring Wage: $43,410
Brief Description of Duties:
Performs a variety of law enforcement services including
patrolling streets and other public places on an assigned shift/ performs
activities associated with investigations and crime prevention; write detailed police
reports; collects physical evidence. Protects and preserves crime scenes. May
photograph and/or sketch crime scenes and accidents; assists with filing cases,
testifies in court.
Provides information, assistance or
directions to the public; performs a variety of public relations and public
education duties. Intervenes in disputes, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, issues
citations, identifies witnesses, conducts preliminary investigations, and
reestablishes law and order at the scene Prepares documentation of activities
performed and information gathered. Follows-up on cases
Responds to calls for assistance,
including assaults, fights, domestic disturbances, thefts, traffic accidents
and traffic control, and other criminal or civil complaints; transports
prisoners to detention facilities as necessary. Interacts with other
jurisdictions, law enforcement agencies and courts of law. Performs additional
duties as assigned.
wKnowledge of applicable City County, State and
Federal statues, regulations, ordinances
wKnowledge of and ability to apply appropriate self defense
wSkill and proficiency in proper use of firearms and
wSkilled in the safe operation of assigned police
wAbility to prepare accurate and concise reports and
records that may be used as evidence in courts of law.
wAbility to use standard computer equipment and
software including data base management, spreadsheet applications, etc.
wAbility to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with City management, employees, other law enforcement agencies,
citizens and the general public.
wMust have a high school diploma or equivalent.
wMinimum of 21 years of age at the time of
wMust be certified or certifiable as a Colorado Peace
wNo felony convictions
wMust pass thorough background investigation
including drug screen, voice stress analysis, psychological evaluation, review
of driving record and pre-employment (post job offer) physical examination.
wValid Colorado Drivers License and good driving
Application Procedure: Submit resume and
City of Federal Heights job application to the Human Resources Department (found
under Job Opportunities at www.fedheights.org.) Drop off 2380 W. 90th Avenue; fax to 303-428-3298 or email to
Application Deadline: December 13, 2013
The City of Federal
Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer