Current openings:

  • Now accepting applications for Entry-level and Lateral Police Officers | Pay range: $21.37/hr to $29.74/hr (DOE)

    Must be 21 years or older, a high school graduate or equivalent, must obtain or have a Colorado Peace Officer Standards and training certification as a Peace Officer; willing to train the right person. Must live within 30 mile radius of the intersection of 8th St. and Grand Ave. Total travel time cannot exceed 40 minutes at posted driving speeds.

    Applications will be accepted at the Police Department until February 5th, 2015, until 5 p.m. Resumes submitted without the Police Department’s application will not be considered. You can download the application below. If you are unable to drop off your application, you can mail your application to City of Glenwood Springs Police Department, 101 West 8th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 (EOE). Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date, February 5th, 2015.

    Download an application here or from the below tab/link.

    Pre-screening of applications may result in disallowing testing. Please use the contact form below if you have any questions or call Admin Assistant Carol Davis at 970-384-6524 or Lt. Neil Wagstrom at 970-384-6503.

  • NEXT TESTING DATES: February 12th & 13th, 2015 (Thursday – Friday)

Police Hiring ColoradoPlease review the contents of this page for further information.  The Police Dept accepts applications year round, even at times when we have no openings.  By submitting an application, you will be notified of the next scheduled testing process.
Once hired as a Police Officer, new recruits enter a structured Field Training Program where they learn and practice skills necessary to successfully perform the duties of a GSPD Police Officer.

Our local Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy (CLETA) is located at nearby Colorado Mountain College.

Additional information on Glenwood Springs, including Activities, Real Estate, Shopping, and Lodging can be found at www.visitglenwood.com and also through our local newspaper, the Post Independent.


Equal Opportunity EmployerThe City of Glenwood Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention or any other personnel action, because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or other factors.