ENGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT
3615 S. ELATI STREET
ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO 80110
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Updated: May 07, 2021
Job Classification: Police Officer 1st-5th Class
Colorado P.O.S.T. certification, peace officer certification from another state required, or currently attending P.O.S.T. Approved Academy
The department is currently building an eligibility list.
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.
Salary Information: $32.78-$46.40 hourly ($68,181-$96,501 annually)
Police Officer 2021 (3.5% Increase over 2020)
Police Officer 1st Class
Police Officer 2nd Class
Police Officer 3rd Class
Police Officer 4th Class
Police Officer Probationary
Police Academy Trainee
Police Officer 2022 (3.5% Increase over 2021)
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 State 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: