Employment

Police Officer

The Dacono Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill 1 position.

Job description includes but is not limited to:

Enforce Federal, State and Local Laws, respond to calls for service, and complete reports in a timely manner. Ability to testify in State, County, and Municipal Courts, department of motor vehicle hearings when necessary. Traffic enforcement, investigate crimes from beginning to conclusion, interview victims, witnesses, and suspects. Safely operate a patrol vehicle, maintain proficiency with police related equipment.

  • Providing professional police services by applying the tenets of Responsive, Diligence, Resolute.
  • Work rotating shifts - including holidays, weekends, days and nights.
  • 4/10 work schedule
  • Presents a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.
  • Inspect the assigned patrol unit for cleanliness at the beginning of the shift both inside and outside, and ensure that the unit is properly serviced and maintained.
  • Properly care for and maintain all assigned equipment.

Range of compensation involves a 7 step plan ranging from entry level, $63,400 to top level of $84,962. Movement between steps is achieved if the employee receives a successful performance evaluation. Prior law enforcement experience is given consideration when determining the level of compensation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age
  • GED/High school diploma
  • Current Colorado P.O.S.T. Basic Certification, or eligibility to obtain Colorado P.O.S.T. Basic Certification if already certified as a peace officer in another state.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license at time of appointment
  • Ability to successfully complete a structured hiring process

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Training:

  • GED/High school diploma
  • Current Colorado P.O.S.T. Basic Certification, or eligibility to obtain Colorado P.O.S.T. Basic Certification if already certified as a peace officer in another state.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directives and keep accurate records
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, including use of proper grammar and legible handwriting
  • Ability to perform essential physical functions of the job.

Benefits:

  • Personal time off 
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Overtime 
  • Health Benefits (Anthem Blue Cross and Nextera Healthcare)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement – FPPA Statewide Defined Benefit Plan
  • Short Term Disability Employer paid life insurance 
  • AFLAC

Selection Process:

  • Application
  • Written test
  • Interviews
  • Background investigation
  • Psychological
  • CVSA
  • Medical/Drug Screen


Applications can also be picked up at the Dacono Police Department:  

Dacono Police Department
 512 Cherry Avenue
 Dacono, CO 80514


 Applications can be mailed to the above address -  Attn: Commander Brent Fitch, Police Employment

or

Applications can be also emailed to: Bfitch@cityofdacono.com

Application for employment, Personal History Questionnaire, and Consent to Release Information forms must be completed for applications to be accepted.

Equal Opportunity Clause

The City of Dacono is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin or disability.