Current Job Opportunities

Police Officer I

Job no: 495353
Work type: Classified Staff Full Time
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Public Safety/Law Enforcement

Position Title
Police Officer I
Residency Requirement
Applicants must be a Colorado resident.
Job Description
The Police Officer I is the first line contact with victims of crime and emergencies occurring on campus owned property. This position provides assistance, information and direction to all members of the campus community in the areas of crime prevention, personal safety and general security. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Proactively patrols the campus and its facilities by vehicle, foot, and/or bike to detect and deter criminal activity, and assists the campus community members as the need arises.
  • Responds to and investigates reports of criminal and suspicious activity. Enforces criminal, traffic, parking, and campus policy violations and monitors all campus traffic.
  • Provide security during special and athletic events, enforces the Colorado Motor Vehicle Code and Colorado Model Traffic Code violations.
  • Conducts interviews with victims, complainants, witnesses, and suspects within the guidelines of current legal practices.
  •  Prepares written reports documenting investigations of criminal and suspicious activity for actual or suspected statutory violations, institutional policy and procedure violations.
  • Prepares cases for presentation in Municipal, County, and District Courts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Current, valid Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification. Please attach a copy of your P.O.S.T. certification to your application.
  • One year of law enforcement experience
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are a must as this position works within a dynamic and diverse campus community.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Colorado Driver License and have no:
    • Felony convictions
    • Domestic violence convictions
    • Acquiring more than seven points in the last year and/or more than 12 points within the last two years on a driver's license.
    • Alcohol/drug related traffic convictions in the last three years and repeat alcohol/drug convictions after the age of 18 within the last ten years.
  • A copy of your current motor vehicle record (MVR) will be required as a condition of hire

Preferred Qualifications
Law enforcement experience as a Colorado commissioned police officer conducting patrol duties is preferred. Also desired is:
  • Prior experience with campus policing
  • Training or experience as a School Resource Officer
  • Knowledge of current and best legal and investigative practices
  • Community policing practices as related to a higher education institutional setting
  • Prior relevant state experience
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

How to Apply
To view the complete announcement and apply online, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3553051/police-officer-i
Pay Range

$4,725.00 - $5,873.00 Monthly

$27.26 - $33.88 Hourly

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  The state of Colorado portfolio of benefits to classified employees includes medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, discount programs, and retirement savings plans.  Additionally, Classified employees at Mines are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), paid holidays and vacation/sick leave.  For additional plan details, please visit the State of Colorado Employee Benefits page.
Background Investigation Required
Yes
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
Effective December 18, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

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Applications close: Mountain Daylight Time

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