Police Officer - Town of Jackson, Wyoming (Salary Range $52,035- $75,390 DOQ, full benefits.) The Town of Jackson is accepting applications from both lateral and entry level applicants. The Police Department is seeking experienced, motivated, and value-centered individuals with proven leadership skills to join our law enforcement team. Jackson is an active year-round resort Town and the Department has a community oriented policing approach. Primary duties include public service and protection through a variety of methods including law enforcement, crime investigation and prevention, patrol, call response, initiative and discretion, and apprehension. Minimum qualifications for application submittal include US citizenship, 21 years of age upon completion of the Police Academy, and possession of a valid driver's license. For lateral applicants, typical qualifications in addition to those above would be equivalent to: certified peace officer status, an Associate Degree or two years of college level coursework, and three years of experience as a peace officer. Preference will be given to applicants with a Wyoming Peace Officer certification and Spanish language fluency. Applicants completely fluent in Spanish receive an additional $350/month stipend. The ideal candidate will also possess experience in patrol procedures and tactics, investigations, special assignment work, a positive and energetic outlook, as well as excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Wyoming has no state income tax and the Town of Jackson offers a competitive benefit package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, retirement benefits and Paid Time Off (PTO) which covers holidays, vacation and sick leave. Rental housing provided, take home car program in place. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall at 150 East Pearl Avenue in the Personnel Office, or by calling or writing to the Personnel Department, Town of Jackson, P.O. Box 1687, Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 733-3932, firstname.lastname@example.org or by accessing the Town of Jackson website at www.jacksonwy.gov
. Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 15, 2018, with interviews and testing occurring June 18 and 19 in Jackson. Successful applicants accepting employment with the Town of Jackson will receive full reimbursement for travel expenses. This position participates in the Town of Jackson's Drug Free Workplace drug testing program. The Town of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.