ENGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT
3615 S. ELATI STREET
ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80110
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Updated: March 28, 2022
Job Classification: Police Officer Trainee/Police Officer 1st-5th Class/Police Officer Lateral Entry
The Englewood Police Department is hiring for the position of Police Officer. Applicants may be non-POST certified, POST certified, or have a POST certification from another state.
Applicants must first complete the City of Englewood application prior to completing the written testing with NTN. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications to be eligible for the NTN exam.
All applications and NTN written testing must be complete by September 28th. Additional on site testing will be held on October 4th and 5th, 2021.
Police Officer 2022 step increases (3.5% Increase over 2021)
Police Academy Trainee (Non-POST certified) $64,921
Probationary Police Officer 5th class $70, 567
Police Officer 4th class $75,179
Police Officer 3rd class $82,559
Police Officer 2nd class $90.838
Police Officer 1st class $99,878
In order to qualify as a lateral entry officer, you must meet the current hiring standards:
Applicants who are retired or separated as a result of layoff must apply within 20 months of separation, must have been in good standing at the time of retirement or layoff and must possess a current P.O.S.T. certification or other state equivalent.
Three years of patrol duty: Additionally, all applicants must possess a minimum of three (3) years of patrol duty (Calls for service, street/road duty) while employed full time by a state, county or municipal police or sheriff’s department. Academy training does not count toward the three year minimum experience requirement. Experience accumulated as a deputy or officer employed at a correctional facility, District Attorney’s Office, or as a Federal or Military Police Officer is not applicable experience.
I. POSITION SUMMARYThe Police Officer strives to provide a safe, secure environment for the community by minimizing the impact of crime, disaster, disorder, and hazardous conditions through enforcement activities, information dissemination, public education and quality services. The police officer may work within a variety of job assignments including patrol officer, investigator, traffic officer, or support services officer.
II. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPSReports to: Police SergeantDirect Reports: None
III. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.
Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesPatrols assigned areas within the city to deter illegal activities and protect and preserve the safety and security of individuals, buildings and neighborhoods.Maintains a high level of customer service and responds rapidly to changing conditions.
Responds to calls for service. Investigates citizen complaints including crime inprogress, crimes discovered after the fact, disturbances, domestic disputes, accidents and requests for information or assistance.
Performs preliminary investigations and interviews at crime scenes, traffic accidents, domestic disputes, and disturbances. Assesses customer and community needs, wants and perceptions.Collects and preserves physical evidence, recovered property, and diagrams.Photographs scenes and obtains other information from suspects and witnessesnecessary to document specific crimes and incidents.Builds and uses a variety of conflict management skills for different situations andcontexts.Performs traffic enforcement activities to observe and apprehend violators of ordinances and statutes.Prepares citations and summons necessary to charge individuals with violations ofordinances, statutes, and laws including petty, misdemeanor, and felonious offenses.Makes arrests and takes suspects into custody which includes searching, booking, and transporting of individuals to holding.Provides sworn testimony, in both criminal and civil trials and hearingsthat areassociated with investigation and charging of individuals with non-criminal and criminal offenses.Prepares a variety of routine and non-routine reports and records necessary for the reporting of daily activities, and disclosure of specific criminal and non-criminal incidents.Develops and promotes high standards of personal commitment to goals. Offersassistance, directions and information to citizens and visitors to Englewood. Provides motorist assistance, and performs other community service functions.
The common channel of advancement for Police Officers is from fourth to first class depending on experience, length of employment, training completed and adequate performance of the job. The basic functions are similar for all classes of Officers.
Other Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms other duties as assigned and required.
High School Grad/GED: High School graduate or equivalent
Valid COLORADO Driver's License: Valid Colorado driver's license and a clear or acceptable MVR
College: 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours from an accredited university or college of college credit. A minimum of four years active military service and an Honorable Discharge may be substituted in lieu of the college credit requirement. An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.
Academy Certification: Colorado P.O.S.T. certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: