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University of Colorado Boulder Police

Job Opportunities

  

Presidential visit -- November 2012                            CU football game (plenty of events / OT opportunities)

 
Patrol                                                                            Monthly Advanced In-Service Training

 

For the following job opportunities, recruitment is conducted on an as needed basis unless otherwise noted. To view current opportunities within department and the University of Colorado, please visit Jobs at CU

Event Services Specialist

The CUPD welcomes applications for an hourly, part-time, Event Services Specialist. The Event Services Specialist is an important, visible position that services as a liaison to the public in the Police Department’s safety mission for the Campus Community. Their visible presence offers the Department a means to respond more readily to emergency needs by acting as a point of contact for Department and Campus Resources. The CSO also has the ability to assist the public with non-emergency functions that foster the realization of the Campus’ mission for a safe academic environment.

 If you’re interested, please submit an online application by 1/20/2015 by following this link: Event Services Specialist application

Experienced Dispatchers

Looking for a new and exciting environment to grow and develop as an experienced dispatcher?

In accordance with the State of Colorado’s Classified position rules, applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered:

  • One year of police dispatch experience (the completion of a Police Dispatch program may substitute for the year of experience).

Experienced Officers

Would you like to be part of a new and engaging environment where you can grow and develop as an experienced officer? Our department usually begins recruitment every Fall and Spring.

In accordance with the State of Colorado’s Classified position rules, applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered:

  • Must have current Colorado P.O.S.T. certification and one year of law enforcement experience.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Colorado Driver License without:
    • Felony or domestic violence convictions.
    • Acquiring more than seven points in the last year and/or more than 12 points within the last two years on a driver’s license.
    • Alcohol/drug related traffic convictions in the last three years and repeat alcohol/drug convictions after the age of 18 within the last ten years.

Applicants interested in applying to a current recruitment process will need to fill out our Police Officer Addendum. PoliceOfficerAppAddendum 12-18-14.

Note: Positions are subject to a background investigation in accordance with the administrative procedures of the State Personnel Director. Physical and psychological evaluations are required in accordance with section 24-31-303 (5)(b), C.R.S.

For the Fall of 2014, the application window for experienced officers has closed.

New Officer Program

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department encourages anyone interested in starting a career in law enforcement to apply. Our department typically begins recruitment every Fall and Spring for new candidates.

In accordance with the State of Colorado’s Classified position rules, applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered:

  • One year of college coursework (30 semester hours).
  • Must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Colorado Driver License without:
    • Felony or domestic violence convictions
    • Acquiring more than seven points in the last year and/or more than 12 points within the last two years on a driver’s license.
    • Alcohol/drug related traffic convictions in the last three years and repeat alcohol/drug convictions after the age of 18 within the last ten years.
  • Must be eligible to apply for Colorado P.O.S.T. certification. Current Colorado P.O.S.T. certification eligibility requirements may be found here.

Applicants interested in applying to a current recruitment process will need to fill out our Police Officer Addendum. PoliceOfficerAppAddendum 12-18-14.

Note: Positions are subject to a background investigation in accordance with the administrative procedures of the State Personnel Director. Physical and psychological evaluations are required in accordance with section 24-31-303 (5)(b), C.R.S.

For the Spring of 2015, please follow this link to view our current Police Officer Intern application. The closing date for applications is 2/24/15.

Student Positions

View current opportunities by logging into MyCUInfo, selecting the Student Employment tab, and searching for Hourly On-Campus with Police Services.

New Employee Benefits

Starting benefits include enrollment in PERA, vacation, sick, and ten paid holidays, as well as a tuition benefit. For further details click here.

Questions regarding current job opportunities?

Contact our Recruitment team for further information about our positions and recruitment processes at  ucpd-recruitment@colorado.edu.