POLICE CHIEF – Full time
Salary range – $63,358 to $95,036 per yr., DOQ.
Full benefits, uniform allowance and command vehicle for official use only.
Cripple Creek Police Department in Colorado is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. The Police Chief is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating activities of the municipal police department in accordance with law and codes. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Administrator. The department consists of 13 full-time sworn positions (including Chief), 1 animal control officer, and 2 civilian office personnel. Minimum requirements include having any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Police Science, Criminology, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible police work as a certified officer, two of which should be at the Police Sergeant level or higher. Applicants must obtain POST provisional certification within 90 days and pass the written and skills testing and obtain POST certification within 6 months; and training in law enforcement administration and similar areas is desirable. Applicants must provide a resume with cover letter, a completed City of Cripple Creek application, personal and professional references, and copies of all certificates and degrees. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, physical, and MVR. Applicants will be subject to an extensive background check prior to beginning employment.
Application and job description available at the front desk at City Hall and may be picked up & returned in person, by mail, or by fax to:
City of Cripple Creek
337 E. Bennett Ave.
PO Box 430
Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
www.cripplecreekgov.com  (job application)
The City of Cripple Creek is an EOE.
Closing Date: 6-3-11