Town of Vail

  • Police Academy Sponsorship

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Department
    Police Department
    Type
    Full-Time
    Pay Range
    $27.36 per hour
  • Position Overview


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    Police Academy Sponsorship

    Have you ever dreamed of being a Police Officer? The Vail Police Department is accepting applications for a future Police Academy Sponsorship. Qualified applicants must meet or exceed all POST requirements and be passionate about joining our progressive police department. The ideal candidate possesses related work experience and a desire to provide community oriented policing in our resort mountain town.

    Individuals selected for this position will participate in a 612 hour Police Academy in Glenwood Springs (academy details) at the Town of Vail’s cost for the academy tuition and all associated academy related costs, excluding room/board, travel and food. Academy recruits are paid $27.36 / hour during the academy and offered employment as a Vail Police Officer contingent upon completion of the academy, POST certification and a vacancy in the department. All other pre-employment requirements must be met at the start of academy. Academy is anticipated to start in January, and is subject to change depending on department needs.

    Applicants must be able to demonstrate the aptitude to be a successful officer following training and alignment with the Vail Police Department values; Partnership, Ownership, Leadership, Integrity, and Character & Excellence is critical.

    Upon filling a vacancy as a full-time Vail Police Officer you will perform the duties of a sworn law enforcement officer, as designated by the command staff under the Chief of Police. This position is responsible for enforcing laws and ordinances set by the State of Colorado and Town of Vail. Work involves prevention, detection and investigation of accident and criminal activities, security and safety of prisoners, protection for the public and maintaining law and order. Officers must be able to act without direct supervision in emergency situations.

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    Alguna vez ha soñado ser un Oficial de la Policía? El Departamento de Policía de Vail esta aceptando solicitudes para patrocinio futuro a la Academia de Policía. Solicitantes calificados deben poder cumplir o exceder los requerimientos POST y tener pasión por unirse a nuestro Departamento de Policía progresista. El candidato ideal posee experiencia laboral relacionado y un deseo por proveer patrullaje orientado a la comunidad en nuestro pueblo turístico montañoso. Individuos interesados para esta posición participaran en un curso de Academia de Policía de 612 horas en Glenwood Springs (detalles de la Academia) cuyo costo de colegiatura es absorbido por el Pueblo de Vail así como todos los gastos relacionados, excluyendo hospedaje, comida y viáticos. Reclutas a la Academia reciben un salario de $26.96 por hora durante la Academia de Policía y al concluirla reciben una oferta de trabajo como Oficial de Policía de Vail siempre y cuando se hayan graduado, obtengan la certificación POST y haya una vacante en el Departamento de Policía de Vail. Todos los demás requerimientos de pre-empleo deben satisfacerse antes de comenzar la Academia.

    Oportunidades de patrocinio futuras están disponibles a todos los empleados internos del Pueblo de Vail así como para candidatos externos calificados que son bilingües (español e ingles). Solicitantes deben poder demostrar aptitud para ser Oficiales exitosos al concluir su entrenamiento y alineación con los valores del Departamento de Policía; compañerismo, propiedad, liderazgo, integridad, carácter y excelencia son críticos.

    Al llenar la vacante como un Oficial de tiempo completo del Departamento de Policía de Vail, según se le asigne por la Comandancia bajo el Jefe de la Policía. Esta posición es responsable de hacer valer las leyes y ordenanzas establecidas por el Estado de Colorado y el Pueblo de Vail. El trabajo incluye prevención, detectar e investigar accidentes y actividades criminales, seguridad y salvaguarda de prisioneros, protección del publico y mantener la ley y el orden. Oficiales deben poder actuar sin supervisión directa y en situaciones de emergencia.

     

    Skills / Requirements

    Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. Qualified applicants must demonstrate excellent work history, a passion for community involvement and a desire to serve in a world class alpine resort town.  In addition they must meet the following requirements:

     

    • A successful, related work history.
    • 60 credit hours from an accredited credited college or university, BA or BS degree is preferred.
    • Demonstrate excellent public relations, guest service, communications, problem solving skills and a high-level of integrity.
    • Must be 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the academy.
    • Meet the necessary requirements for the CMC Glenwood Springs Police Academy.
    • Bilingual Speaking (English / Spanish) preferred.
    • All applicants must undergo polygraph, psychological, drug screen, background investigation and physical abilities testing.

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    Vail se perfila al servicio a cliente en una comunidad turística montañosa. Sabemos que para cumplir el estándar de un destino turístico alpino de clase mundial, nuestros empleados hacen toda la diferencia! Por ello estamos buscando a individuos con pasión que buscan excelencia en todo lo que hacen. Solicitantes calificados deben demonstrar excelente trayectoria laboral, una pasión por involucrase en su comunidad y un deseo por servir en un pueblo turístico alpino de clase mundial. Adicionalmente, deben cumplir los siguientes requerimientos:

    • Un antecedente laboral relacionado exitoso
    • 60 horas crédito de un colegio o universidad acreditada, se prefiere un certificado de BA o BS
    • Demonstrar relaciones publicas excelentes, servicio al cliente, habilidad para resolver problemas y un alto nivel de integridad.
    • Deben ser mayores de 21 años de edad al momento de graduarse de la Academia
    • Cumplir los requerimientos necesarios de inscripción de la Academia de Policía de CMC en Glenwood Springs.
    • Bilingüe que habla (Inglés/Español) preferido.
    • Todo solicitante debe pasar una prueba de polígrafo, examen psicológico, examen de drogas, investigación de antecedentes y examen de habilidades físicas.

     

    Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

    Are you interested in living and working in Vail, CO?  Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).

     

    When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website http://www.vailgov.com and click on Vail Information.

     

    Year-Round Benefits

     

    The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits.

    What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more.

     

     

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    The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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