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We are currently accepting applications for the position(s) of Police Officer.


1.  Colorado P.O.S.T. certified candidates OR
2.  Candidates who are currently attending a Colorado POST certified Law Enforcement Academy OR
3.  Out-of-state officers whose certification will transfer to Colorado POST.

Additional Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma
  • Tobacco-free
  • Weight proportionate to height
  • Acceptable criminal and driving record
  • United States citizen


  • Hiring range is $51,000 - $74,000 annually depending on education and experience

Qualified applicants are evaluated through the use of:

  • Selection Interview
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Background Investigation
  • Written Test
  • Oral Board Review
  • Polygraph
  • Report Writing Exercise
  • Medical Exam
  • Psychological Evaluation

Full-time benefited positions include:

  • Affordable health and dental insurance for employee and family
  • Police pension plan, 9.2% employee contribution; 12.2% City
  • Uniform and weapon provided
  • 4-10s schedule
  • Ski and ice rink pass for employee and family
  • $400 per year Wellness Program
  • New hires receive 40 hours Paid Time Off (PTO) on date of hire, up to 120 hours additional PTO accrued through year 1, and 8 Floating Holidays (10 hours each) annually

For further information, please contact Commander Jerry Stabile at (970) 879-4344, ext. 119. For recruitment questions, please send us an email.

To submit a complete application packet for police officer, click the following forms to download. You will need Adobe Reader in order to view these documents.  We would prefer you email the completed application packet to: .  If you do not have access to email, please print all forms, fill out completely, sign, and send to the City of Steamboat Springs Police Services (see address on application) or you can fax your completed and signed application packet to (970) 871-7090, ATTN: Commander Jerry Stabile.

To apply for other positions, you can complete an online application on our Employment Page, or print a hard copy of the employment application, fill out completely, and send to the City of Steamboat Springs Human Resource Division (see address on application).