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Police Patrol Officer
Minimum Education: Associate
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The City of Pueblo is taking applications for the position of Police Patrol Officer until March 31, 2017.
Civil Service Department
This is a FLSA non-exempt entry-level position under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant. This position exercises a high degree of discretion, trust and confidence performing skilled police work by critical public contact. The duties involve police patrol, criminal investigations, traffic laws / regulations, related criminal law enforcement activities and a wide variety of community services. Employees in this classification work in partnership with the community to identify and resolve issues, to provide public safety to the community, and to maintain peace, safety and order. Employees must exercise considerable judgment, initiative, and skill in a variety of situations and must be able to act without direct supervision in completing work. This position requires employees to work in highly stressful, emergency situations where injury or death of individuals might occur as a result of an error. The position requires:
• U.S. citizenship at time of application deadline date
• At least 21 years of age at time of application deadline
• An Associate's Degree or higher, or at least 60 college
semester hours or 90 college quarter hours from an
accredited college or university at time of application
• A valid driver's license (any state) at time of
application and obtain a valid Colorado driver's license
by date of hire
• Not have been convicted of the following:
o A felony crime
o A misdemeanor crime of domestic violence
o A misdemeanor crime that would affect ability to certify
with the Colorado Police Officer Standards and Training
• Not have been released or discharged from the Armed Forces
of the United States under dishonorable conditions
Illegal drug usage, as described below, at the time of
application will be cause for disqualification:
• Any use of marijuana within 2 years prior to the date of
• Any usage of any illegal drugs other than marijuana (i.e.
heroin, cocaine, LSD, amphetamines, steroids, or other
illegal drug as defined in schedules I through V of
Section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act) within five
(5) years prior to the date of application.
Waiver of Education for Military Personnel:
Three or more years of active duty military service resulting in an honorable discharge may be substituted for the required educational requirements so long as the active duty was completed no more than two (2) years prior to the date of application. Prior to receiving a formal offer of employment by the City of Pueblo, candidates must provide proof of honorable discharge from active duty via an official Statement of Service or DD214.
MUST attach a copy of the following:
1). A valid driver's license (any state) at time of application and obtain a valid Colorado driver's license by date of hire
2). An Associate's Degree or higher, OR a transcript of at least 60 college semester hours or 90 college quarter hours from an accredited college or university at time of application deadline date
To view the complete job description and submit an online application, please go to www.pueblo.us/jobs.
City of Pueblo
301 West B Street
Pueblo, CO 81003