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Police Sergeant (Full - Time) 

About the Organization Silverthorne, established in 1967, is a modern mountain town in the heart of Summit County with a community bonded by the region's natural beauty, outdoor recreation, arts and the opportunity to build a future. Working for the Town of Silverthorne provides the unique opportunity to be part of a small, tightly knit, progressive organization that values balancing the needs of people and the environment, having fun with a positive attitude, embracing change through a pioneering spirit, collaborative teamwork, sincere integrity and enthusiastic zeal. Thanks to visionary leadership, public-private partnerships and community engagement, our town has an unmistakable energy that makes it a desirable place to live, work and play.  
Category Law Enforcement  
Location Silverthorne Town Hall  
Pay Rate Starting at $95,275 depending on experience  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift 4 x 10 hour shifts - including nights, weekends and holidays  

The Silverthorne Police Department is accepting applications for the hourly position of Police Sergeant. This team-oriented position is responsible for direct supervision of public safety personnel in the field and in day to day operations. Additionally this position is responsible for the enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, preventing and deterring criminal activity, and providing day-to-day services to the public. We utilize the principals of community policing to address and resolve issues within the Town.

The Silverthorne Police Department is a progressive agency, which exemplifies its core belief in professionalism, integrity, innovation and teamwork. The mission of the Silverthorne Police Department is to enhance the quality of life within the town by working closely with citizens in the development and delivery of professional police services. If you are the type of person who is committed to performing a high quality of service and enjoys a diversity of opportunities and challenges, we invite you to apply for a position with our team.

Hiring Pay Range is: $95,275 to 117,935
Full Pay Range is: $95,275 to $123,600

$10,000 Hiring Bonus: $5,000 after successful completion of Field Training Program and $5,000 after one year of service post Field Training. 

Benefits Include:

  • A robust flexible benefits plan including: Medical, Dental & Vision insurance; Group Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Silverthorne’s Paid Family & Medical Leave Coverage, Long-Term Disability coverage; Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts; Accident & Critical Illness coverage;
  • Social Security Replacement 401(a) Retirement plan – vested day one
  • Roth IRA & 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Accounts
  • 22 days of PTO accrued per year
  • 12 Paid Holidays per year
  • Free Employee Recreation Center Pass & Discounted Family Pass
  • Use of the Town Wash Bay to wash personal vehicles
  • Housing Purchase or Rental Assistance Programs
  • Town Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
Position Requirements

Required Experience / Skills:

  • Colorado POST Certification
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Three years of full time successful law enforcement experience in a Municipal, County or State law enforcement agency
  • Exceptional English written and oral communication skills
  • Applicants must be able to work 4, 10 hour shifts, that rotate and include, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements as shown in the job description
  • Must have the ability to succesfully pass the following: background check, drug test, physical, polygraph and psychological testing
  • You must submit names of five references in the application process.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Law enforcement experience in a resort community


EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Application Deadline April 1, 2024  
Open Date 2/1/2024  
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