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What We’re Looking For

IMG_8430The Steamboat Springs Police Department is looking for smart, energetic, and service-oriented individuals to serve our great community.  This is your opportunity to give back to your community, help people, and have an impact. SSPD is a diverse team of dedicated individuals who enjoy working as a team and engaging with our citizens and visitors to provide excellence in public safety. Our team takes full advantage of the outdoor lifestyle just outside our front door!

Steamboat Springs is a beautiful Colorado mountain resort community with year-round activities: world-class skiing, biking, hiking, camping, fishing, boating, hunting and more. The city is home to many businesses, has excellent public schools, and a community college. We host a variety of special events throughout the year ranging from free concerts to the Pro Rodeo, Farmers Market, and many races and competitions. 
 Steamboat Springs Police is an innovative and community-oriented organization.  We enjoy strong support from our city and our community. We are looking for the best to join our team. Policing is an honorable profession, and we are proud to protect and serve Steamboat Springs! 

Council Approves Sworn Pay Raise

The Steamboat Springs City Council approved a significant pay raise for sworn officers and sergeants. Police Officers now earn $74,006.40 - $99,486.40 annually. Lateral police officers will be placed commensurate with their experience. We appreciate the support of our community and our city!

Benefit Summary Sworn PD

Download the PDF outlining the benefit summary for sworn Police employees which covers: 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Roth IRA
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • Active Health Program
  • Flexible Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • FPPA Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Skiing & Skating Pass
  • Tennis Center Discount
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Retirement Programs
  • Workers Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Second Language Bonus

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  • Click here to view current job postings for the City of Steamboat Springs.
  • Go to interested posting
  • Click the green APPLY button, top right

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