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We are currently not 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, 12% employee contribution; 12.2% City
  • Uniform and weapon provided
  • 4-10 schedule with two month rotations
  • Ski and ice rink pass for employee and family
  • $400 per year Wellness Program
  • Entry level receives 3 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) 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.  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).