City of Lakewood

Our Mission

The Department of Human Resources is committed to establishing and maintaining a City workforce and culture that will meet the needs of our citizens. The Department provides exceptional quality services and organizational leadership in all employee-relations disciplines. The City of Lakewood is committed to creating an environment in which all employees can thrive. We are inclusive and welcome employees from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We value diverse thoughts and opinions, and want to attract employees that mirror our community.

Nov 29, 2018
$14.99 - $19.45 hourly
CITY OF LAKEWOOD (CO) invites applications for the position of: PT Head Start Co-Teacher SALARY: $14.99 - $19.46 Hourly OPENING DATE: 09/10/18   CLOSING DATE: 09/24/18 12:00 PM   JOB SUMMARY: City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.   About Community Resources Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.   JOB SUMMARY Responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining a nurturing and supportive education program for Head Start children and families.  Responsible for daily compliance with Head Start standards within their classroom including education, parent involvement, nutrition, health, etc.  Also responsible for home visits, parent-teacher conferences, and implementation of individual education plans. Part-Time teaching staff work 40 hours per week during the regular school year for a total of 1760 annual hours.  Pay is then stretched over the full 2080 annual hours to accommodate a mandatory 8-week stretch time off over the summer.   MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (This job description does not intend to list every function of the position.)   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS This Co-Teacher position floats between all of the ECE classrooms, providing substitute support and extra support wherever it is needed. Assists teacher with the supervision, hiring and evaluation of program staff working in the classroom, including coordination and supervision of classroom volunteers. Assist in the coordination of center services with the interdisciplinary team other human service professionals toward service coordination. Maintain program records and documents needed for licensing and Head Start program compliance. Inform classroom coordinator of center issues, which may affect program or agency compliance or image. Plan and implement lesson plans in keeping with program performance standards, developmentally appropriate practices, content area plans, and children's interests and skill levels that are conducive to learning. Carry out a daily routine appropriate for the preschool children to insure compliance with all performance standards, licensing standards. Maintain a positive and nurturing physical and emotional environment in the center. Conduct observation, recording and evaluation of individual children for the purpose of planning activities. Develop and implement an individual education plan that identifies strengths, needs, and goals for each child. Establish clear classroom rules and limits for behavior and apply them consistently and calmly. Follow health content area procedures for health and safety and provide health education experiences. Conduct at least two home visits per year.  Evening/weekend visits may be required. Conduct two parent-teacher conferences per year. Maintain ongoing communication both formal and informal with parents. May assist school age and preschool staff in implementing summer programs. Requires regular and prompt attendance. Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner.   IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS Assists co-workers in preparing and maintaining an orderly classroom environment. Assist in annual program self-assessment. Attends required trainings and meetings. Follow procedure for reporting suspected child abuse. Promote and reinforce children's communication skills.  Communicate with children at their physical level. Implement nutrition goals during eating times and in nutrition education experiences. Assist in coordination of parental involvement activities in the classroom. Attend parent group meetings if requested. Encourage family participation in the program. Works as part of a center team. Performs other duties as assigned.   ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Supervision Received: Receives general supervision from the Head Start Teacher.   Supervision Given: None.   ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Education: Bachelors Degree in early childhood education or Bachelor's Degree in related field with current CDA credential or 33 college credits in early childhood education. OR Bachelors Degree with endorsement to teach at the early childhood level. OR             A 2-year college degree in child development or early childhood education from an accredited college or university plus two years experience in a licensed day care/preschool/or Head Start classroom and the ability to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in child development or early childhood education from an accredited college or university within two years. .   Experience: Two years experience in a licensed day care/preschool preferred.   Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current CPR/First Aid certificates or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. Valid driver's license and good driving record OR the ability to obtain within six months of hire. State Early Childhood Teacher qualifications required.  KSA'S AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQS: Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of Social Services rules and regulations for preschool programs. Organizational and time management skills to handle the workload and frequent interruptions. Bilingual Spanish-speaking is a strongly preferred qualification. Must be able to work independently and as a team member. Must be 21 years of age. State of Colorado, director qualifications preferred. Background check and fingerprints required.   PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifting and Carrying: Must be able to lift equipment used in child-care facility and small children aged 3-5 years of age.  Must be able to lift coolers and carriers delivered with food service items weighing up to 40 pounds on a daily basis.   Pushing and Pulling: Must be able to push or pull playground equipment, i.e., tricycles, wagons, swings, etc. each day. Must push or pull boxes weighing up to 30 pounds into and out of storage once a week.  Must be able to move tables and chairs when serving meals and cleaning.   Body Positions: Moves about, bends, sits on floor, stands in activities with young children four to eight hours per day.  Transports self to participant's homes on a weekly basis.   Hearing:   Employee must hear children in the classroom and on the playground or be able to communicate effectively with all children and families in the program.   Vision: Employee uses vision to read handwriting and other written communication, including classroom lesson plans and children's individual plans.  Must be able to monitor children's activity effectively.   MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mathematics: Must have basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills for calculating data and teaching young children appropriate skills.   Remembering: Must be able to remember children's names and abilities, classroom schedules and details of classroom management.  Must be able to remember policies and procedures and apply them in daily work.   Language Ability: Must be able to read and comprehend curriculum, Head Start Program Performance Standards, Content Area Work Plans, and implementation strategies.   Reasoning: Must make decisions on a day-to-day basis regarding classroom management, supervision of staff, interactions with parents and other professionals.   WORK ENVIRONMENT 80% of work is performed in a classroom environment. Home visits are required. Work includes frequent interruptions. Must be able to manage all Head Start standards. Hours are usually weekday, daytime hours, some evenings or weekends may be required for training, parent meetings, home visits, or special events.   EQUIPMENT USED Telephone Photocopying equipment Personal computer Printer Fax Machine Sports equipment Arts and crafts supplies Food warmer/microwave/stove Dishwasher Washer/dryer
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Part-Time
Nov 09, 2018
$23.00 - $28.75 hourly
Pay is $23.00-$28.75 hourly City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence   The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance. ABOUT COMMUNITY RESOURCES Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.   Pilates Reformer Instructors teach at Carmody Recreation Center for the City of Lakewood. This position is directly supervised by the Fitness Specialist and Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator, and will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to: Instruct Pilates Reformer classes to community members. Educate participants on proper and safe exercise form. Enforce policies and procedures in group fitness activity areas.  Execute risk management plan. Maintain Pilates Reformer and CPR/First Aid certifications. In need of employees for 6 am shift and to sub for other instructors when needed. Job Requirements Pilates Reformer--nationally recognized certification AHA or American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification   Supervision Received Receives general supervision from Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator and the Fitness Specialist. Experience: Experience working with a wide array of populations and/or conditions. Minimum of 6 months teaching experience.   Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current CPR and First Aid certification. *refer to specific certification requirements above   Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Awareness and recognition of exercise contraindications Adherence to class format Reliable and punctual Physical ability to safely move Reformer equipment back and forth between standing vertical position against wall and horizontal class readiness on floor Recognition of safety concerns Working knowledge and aptitude in fitness Possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate Willingness to help cover/substitute for other instructors as needed Ability to make sound decisions Strong organizational skills Ability to use a computer and on-line time entry system, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other City personnel and the general public Experience in large group presentations highly recommended Ability to recognize deficiencies in class and make necessary modifications as needed Willingness to encourage participation in other fitness programs offered by the City of Lakewood Maintain personal and professional health to act as role model for patrons and coworkers EQUIPMENT USED Telephone Computer Pilates Reformer Fitness equipment (weights/bands/balls)
City of Lakewood Part-Time
Nov 09, 2018
$20.00 hourly
Starting pay is $20.00 Hourly. In need of early morning (5:30 am) instructors. City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance. TRX Instructors teach at any of the four Recreation Centers for the City of Lakewood. This position is directly supervised by the Fitness Specialist and Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator, and will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to: Instruct TRX classes to community members. Educate participants on proper and safe exercise form.  Enforce policies and procedures in group fitness activity areas.  Execute risk management plan. Maintain Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor with TRX endorsement, and CPR/First Aid certifications. Job Requirements Group Fitness Instructor with TRX endorsement, or Personal Trainer with same--nationally recognized certification AHA or American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification Supervision Received Receives general supervision from Fitness and Wellness Programs Administrator and the Fitness Specialist. Experience: Experience working with a wide array of populations and/or conditions. Minimum of 6 months TRX small group training experience. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current CPR and First Aid certification. *refer to specific certification requirements above Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Awareness and recognition of exercise contraindications Adherence to class format Reliable and punctual Physical ability to safely move all necessary equipment back and forth from storage locations to class readiness on floor Recognition of safety concerns Working knowledge and aptitude in fitness Possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate Willingness to help cover/substitute for other instructors as needed Ability to make sound decisions Strong organizational skills Ability to use a computer and on-line time entry system, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other City personnel and the general public Experience in large group presentations highly recommended Ability to recognize deficiencies in class and make necessary modifications as needed Willingness to encourage participation in other fitness programs offered by the City of Lakewood Maintain personal and professional health to act as role model for patrons and coworkers EQUIPMENT USED Telephone Computer TRX and other fitness equipment
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Part-Time
Nov 01, 2018
$16.00 hourly
The City of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for summer seasonal Park Ranger II. The position involves patrol of Bear Creek Lake Park, William Frederick Hayden Green Mountain Park, Stone House Park and Greenbelt Park as well as Main, Smith, and East lake parks. Duties include law enforcement, emergency response, ANS inspections, maintenance, public relations and education. This job requires working nights, weekends and holidays. Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities Emergency response: Respond to accidents/ injuries interacting with West Metro Fire Professional Rescuer BLS/CPR and First Aid certification required (may be provided) First Responder or higher certification is preferred Wildfire response   Law enforcement: Patrol all Regional parks and open spaces and trails using park trucks, boats, bicycles, UTV's and foot. Enforcing rules and regulations through written warnings, writing citations or giving verbal warnings Patrols include a campground and a public beach   Aquatic Nuisance Species / Watercraft Inspector and Decontamination: State certified Boat inspector and decontamination certification required (may be provided) Essential Qualifications Previous experience as a park ranger or a bachelor's degree in Natural Resources are preferred Twenty-one (21) years of age or older Physical ability to perform water and ice rescue if necessary (including swimming if needed); provide 1st aid; complete collapsible baton and OC certification; and perform maintenance duties. Applicants with Red Cards may be required to pass a pack test Valid Colorado Driver's License and good motor vehicle record required Criminal background check required Miscellaneous: Public relations and educating public Completing required reports and documentation Money handling Dealing with difficult people Maintenance including emptying trash, litter pickup, clean and stock restrooms Performs other duties as assigned
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Part-Time
Oct 30, 2018
$16.00 - $20.00 hourly
The City of Lakewood Aqua Fitness Team is looking to add new faces to our group of awesome instructors.  We are inviting any energetic, passionate, and motivated instructors to interview for a positions on our team.  Regular and substitute positions are available. Summary: Instruct group fitness classes to community members Educate participants on proper and safe exercise form Class schedules vary Starting pay rate is $16 Hourly; paid 1.25 hours for each class Interested instructors MUST have a current certification from a national recognized Aqua Fitness Agency (AEA, APAI, etc.) Visit www.lakewood.org/Aquafitness   for more information on our Aqua Fitness programming Contact Natasha Alizadeh, Aquatic Associate, to schedule an interview: NatAli@lakewood.org
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Part-Time
Sep 17, 2018
$10.26 - $18.31 hourly
CITY OF LAKEWOOD (CO) invites applications for the position of: Variable Custodian-Lakewood Heritage Center/Washington Heights SALARY: $10.26 - $18.31 Hourly OPENING DATE: 08/15/18   CLOSING DATE: Continuous   JOB SUMMARY: The Custodian position at the Lakewood Heritage Center (LHC) and Washington Heights Art Center (WH) is primarily responsible for performing general, as well as, detailed custodial functions at the art center and museum for a variety of camps, classes, programs and rental and community events. This position is integral to our daily operations and key in keeping our buildings and offices clean and visually appealing for our visitors, staff and volunteers. The regular weekly work schedule is two days a week (800am-1200pm). Some occasional nights and weekends on an as needed basis.   MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Cleans and disinfects restrooms. Cleaning of glass windows and doors (interior and exterior). Conducts general cleaning of walls, windows, tables and floors throughout assigned WH and LHC buildings. Performs dusting, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming. Removes litter, trash, recycling and compost from assigned buildings. Vacuums and spot cleans as needed. Changes soap, paper towel and toilet paper dispensers on a regular and consistent basis. Occasional cleaning of ceramic area sinks and equipment at WH. Maintains all custodial equipment and supplies in each area stored on-site. Notify Visitor Services Coordinator (LHC) or Cultural Programs Coordinator (WH) of any necessary custodial supply needs. Conducts supply and stock inventory annually. Assists with setups and breakdowns of tables and chairs for programs and events, as necessary. Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner. Respond appropriately to emergency situations according to standard policies and procedures. Provides excellent customer service. Some occasional night and weekend shifts as needed. Provide excellent internal and external customer service. Requires regular and prompt attendance. Other duties as assigned.     ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Supervision Received : Receives general supervision from the Visitor Services Coordinator (LHC) and Cultural Programs Coordinator (WH).   Supervision Given : None.   ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Education : High school diploma/GED.   Experience : Two years of commercial custodial experience.   Licensure/Certification/Registration : Requires valid driver's license and good driving record.   KSA'S AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQS: Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Detail oriented. Requires regular and reliable attendance. Ability to effectively complete job assignments despite changing priorities. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to effectively interact with a variety of staff and volunteers and occasionally with the public. Ability to be well organized and flexible. Ability to operate service vehicles (ex. golf cart, EZGO vehicle) in a safe manner. Background check is required.   PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS   Physical Requirements   Lifting and Carrying: Must be able to lift 40 pounds from ground to standing position in order to restock cleaning supplies.    Pushing and Pulling : Must be able to push a vacuum and occasionally move furniture less than 50lbs.    Body Positions: Must be able to move about facilities to perform cleaning duties. Must be able to crouch, climb ladders, lift, bend, and stand. Drives service vehicles around site.     Hearing : Employee must be able to respond to the written and verbal service requests.   Vision : Employee uses vision to safely operate cleaning equipment. Employee uses vision to identify and correct unsightly, dirty or unsafe areas throughout the building.   Mental Requirements: Mathematics :  Must be able to dilute cleaning chemicals correctly based on manufacturer's recommendations.   Remembering : Must remember directions for proper use and mixing of cleaning chemicals.   Language Ability : Must be able to communicate verbally with staff, volunteers and the public.   Reasoning : Must make decisions independently in order to properly respond to requests for service when no supervisor is present.   Work Environment: Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Potential exposure to harsh chemicals. Equipment noise may be encountered. Work involves some weekend and evening hours during the Museum's event season (May – December).   Equipment Used: Mops Vacuums Brooms Ladders Carts Dolly Minor Hand Tools Rug Shampooers Low-speed scrubbers Water hose Golf cart EZGO flatbed vehicle Telephone
City of Lakewood Part-Time
Sep 12, 2018
$13.48 - $23.11 hourly
CITY OF LAKEWOOD (CO) invites applications for the position of:   Variable Assistant Facility Specialist (Clement Center) SALARY: $13.48 - $23.11 Hourly OPENING DATE:   09/12/18  CLOSING DATE:   Continuous  JOB SUMMARY: JOB SUMMARY Working in a variable capacity, is responsible for facility operations and activity registrations, to include oversite of facility, assisting supervisor with facility scheduling, and providing quality customer service.  Responsible for securing the building, preparing and breaking down set-ups for facility activities and minor maintenance projects.  Responsible for filling in at the front desk and following front desk procedures. City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance. ABOUT COMMUNITY RESOURCES: Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.  MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   (This job description does not intend to list every function of the position.) ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for the oversight and efficient operation of the Clements Center facility. Assures appropriate maintenance, upkeep, cleanliness, care and security of assigned facilities and equipment. Assists supervisor in the coordination of classes, public facility use and private rentals. Responsible for program set-ups, breakdowns and transitions during evenings and weekend hours. Ensures that participants and the public are greeted and assisted in a timely and effective manner. Performs work that is physical in nature, with frequent need to move about the complex. Fills in for supervisor when needed. Responds to visitor needs, suggestions and requests in a timely fashion. Actively participates in center and department meetings and projects. Supports efforts of the Community Resources Department and Recreation Division. Supports the Clements Community Centers team of staff and services. Adheres to Clements Center rental revenue accountability process. IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS Ability to multi-task while working a diverse schedule.   Organizes facility recreational supplies, major and minor equipment, custodial supplies, coffee supplies, paper products, etc. Assists supervisor by collecting on past due rental revenue. Interacts with prospective renters and "sells" the Clements Center complex. Removes snow and litter from walkways and sidewalks around the complex as needed. Assists in information and referral processes for facility users. Performs related duties as assigned. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Supervision Received Receives general supervision from the Assistant Facility Specialist. Supervision Given None  ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Education High school diploma or equivalent. Experience Previous experience in building supervision or related field. Experience in guest reception, with extensive public contact, facility maintenance, and project organization. Prefer experience in the operation of a multi-purpose recreation or service facility. Must have some mechanical ability to perform minor building repairs.  Preferred experience: Using RecTrac or similar software package to process rental payments and activity registrations. Prefer at least one year work as a building supervisor or technician. Experience working with older adults is preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registration: CPR Certification or ability to obtain within six weeks. First Aid Certification or ability to obtain within six weeks.  KSA'S AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQS: Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent human relations skills and a commitment to quality customer service. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to relate well with older adults. Ability to demonstrate computer literacy. Ability to demonstrate good written and verbal communications. Ability to be well organized and flexible. Must have some mechanical ability, in relation to building maintenance, building equipment, etc. Ability to work effectively within a team environment. Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner. Requires regular and prompt attendance.  Must have the ability to transport oneself to off-site locations. Post-offer physical exam is required. Background check required. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Lifting and Carrying Must be able to lift and carry 6 ft. tables to various locations.   Will also move other furniture such as chairs, partitions, etc. from building to building within the complex using assistance if needed. Must have ability to move books and other objects weighing up to 50 lbs. using a cart or dolly. Pushing and Pulling Must be able to push a stack of 50 lb. chairs on a chair dolly. Body Positions Must be able to sit at a desk or a computer stand some of the time.  Moves about the Clements Center complex to set up for facility activities and to observe and secure the facilities.   Hearing Employee must be able to respond to the telephone. Vision Employee uses vision to read hand written material, conduct visual checks of the premises, use computer, arrange rooms for activities, secure the building, etc. MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mathematics Must have basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills for calculation of class registration fees and collecting/calculating facility rental revenue. Remembering Must remember city policies and procedures that pertain to this position. Language Ability Must be able to read and comprehend memos.  Must be able to compose facility schedules.  Must be able to communicate with staff and participants. Reasoning Must make decisions when dealing with potential or current renters.  Must make decisions when there is a facility, participant or staff emergency.  Must make decisions when supervising building with minimal supervision. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed in an office/facility environment. Work includes constant interruptions. Work requires strong time management skills due to diversity of tasks, performing multiple activities at one time and meeting the needs of staff, participants and the public. Will cover daytime, evening and or weekends. Work involves dealing with angry, frustrated or upset individuals. EQUIPMENT USED Personal computer Printer Telephone Calculator Xerox machine Chair dolly Ladder Hand tools Snow shovel Audio visual equipment Vacuum Mop
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Part-Time
Sep 05, 2018
$19.11 - $27.72 hourly
Lateral applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Lateral applicants will have a minimum of 3 years experience in emergency dispatch services (Police, Fire, or EMS). Compensation commensurate with experience. Lateral hires will be eligible for a $1500 sign-on bonus and additional $1500 upon completion of training. $500 sign on bonus for all other applicants and an additional $500 upon completion of training. Core Values: Ethics, Professionalism, Encouragement, Innovation Position Summary: This position operates communications equipment to efficiently and appropriately answer multiple 911, emergency and non-emergency calls, enter pertinent and accurate information into the computer aided dispatch (CAD) system, dispatch personnel, stations and equipment and provide pre-arrival instructions to callers in a 24/7/365 communications center. Must be able to sit at dispatcher work station and work radio controls, telephones, and computer keyboards during a typical scheduled shift of at least twelve (12) hours, never to exceed sixteen (16) hours, with the ability to change from sitting to standing as needed. JeffCom 911 maintains a list of eligible applicants for future openings.  For more information or to apply go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lakewoodco/jobs/2195270/police-dispatcher?&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
City of Lakewood Jefferson County, CO, USA Full-Time
Jul 31, 2018
$59,571 - $88,774 yearly
We are looking for Lateral candidates or students who will have obtained their Bachelor’s degree by July 1, 2019 and are interested in a career in law enforcement.  The nationally recognized and accredited City of Lakewood Police Department is now accepting applications for the expected July 2019 Academy. Applications will be accepted through the City's website until December 14, 2018 at 5pm. The City of Lakewood offers excellent compensation and benefits. (New Recruits will be paid during their training, which includes a 24-week academy and 16 weeks of field training.) For more information please visit: JoinLakewoodBlue.com Salary Information Police Agent (Officer) Annual Salaries: Hire Date as Recruit: $59,571.20 Entry into Field Training: $63,585.60 Graduation from Field Training: $67,849.60 Two Years from Date of Hire: $72,404.80 Three Years from Date of Hire (Lateral starting salary): $77,334.40 Four Years from Date of Hire: $82,492.80 Five Years from Date of Hire: $88,774.40 All increases are contingent upon successful job performance and available budget dollars. Job Summary Description In an entry or lateral capacity, performs Police Officer duties, including but not limited to communicating information, dealing with critical and dangerous situations, safely driving in routine and emergency situations, affecting arrests, transporting arrestees, gathering information from victims, witnesses and suspects, handling firearms with proficiency and safety, working a rotating shift. Agent Opportunities:  Patrol Agent, Traffic and Motorcycle Agent, Special Enforcement Team Agent, Police Academy Training Agent, Colorado Mills Mall Team Agent, K-9 Unit, Sector Liaison Unit Agent. Investigative Opportunities:  Major Crimes Detective, Crimes Against Children Detective, Juvenile Crimes Team Detective, Traffic Detectives, Theft Detective, Burglary Detective, Economic Crimes Detective, School Resource Officers, Metropolitan Auto Theft Task Force Detective, ATF Task Force Detective, Metro Gang Task Force Detective, Internal Affairs Detective, Sex Offender Tracking & Registration Detectives, Rocky Mountain Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory Detective, Special Investigations Unit. Promotional Opportunities:  Sergeant, Commander, Division Chief, Chief of Police. Additional Opportunities/Responsibilities:  West Metro SWAT Team (Negotiations/Tactical Operators), Hazardous Materials Team, Firearms Instructors, Arrest Control Instructors, Drive Track Instructors, Recruitment Team Agents/Dispatchers, Crime Scene Investigator Agents, Peer Support Team Agents, Field Training Agents, Crisis Intervention Trained Agents/Coaches, Public Information Officer, Awards Committee, Employee Representative Committee, Speakers Bureau, Critical Incident Response Team, Child Abduction Response Team, Drug Recognition Expert Certifications, Bicycle Patrol Certification, Traffic Accident Investigator (Certifications I-IV), CIT Coach. We are a nationally respected, CALEA-accredited department that offers highly competitive salaries that are among the highest in the region – as well as great opportunities for advancement. More than 70 police chiefs and law-enforcement leaders around the country got their start here. You’ll work with people who value “Integrity, Intelligence & Initiative.” The Lakewood Police Department has a national reputation for excellence; however; it is our relationship with the Lakewood community we are really proud of. Our agents make a positive difference in the lives of our residents and the safety of our community. The Lakewood Police Department began operations in May 1970. We have grown to a force of nearly 400 civilian and sworn employees. A career with the Lakewood Police Department offers meaningful work, a chance to make a difference in the community, lifelong friendships and the excitement of a career full of changing and unique, challenging experiences. Located at the gateway to the fabulous Rocky Mountains, we serve an innovative community of more than 150,000, Colorado’s fifth-largest city, known for its opportunities for outdoor adventure and urban amenities – both just minutes away. If you are interested in applying and for the full job description, please visit our website: https://joinlakewoodblue.com/ .
City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA Full-Time