Police Officer

The City of Gunnison is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full-time Police Officer position. This position performs technical, professional, and administrative duties related to maintaining the security of the City, protecting constitutional guarantees of all persons, protecting life and property, preserving public peace and order, preventing, solving and detecting crimes, facilitating the safe movement of people and vehicles, and other emergency services as needed. 

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This position does not require P.O.S.T. Certification.  The City will pay for tuition, books, uniforms, and equipment for the Police Academy.  While attending the academy, the City pays a Police Cadet wage of $45,800 per year.  

This position is open until filled.  


Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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