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Interested in joining our outstanding team of employees and volunteers? Do you want to serve a friendly and supportive community while working in one of the most beautiful places in the country? Take a moment to view information on the different employment and volunteer opportunities available at the Estes Park Police Department below. If you would like to view current job openings or get an application head over to the Town's Jobs page, visit the Police Department or contact Executive Assistant Peni Barnes at 970-577-3823 or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an application.
Police Officers in Estes Park receive training in, and enforce applicable laws and ordinances, patrol the community in an effort to prevent crime, respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, perform traffic control and assist fellow officers, fire and ambulance services.
The position of Community Service Officer is a full-time paid summer internship offered from mid May through August. Duties consist of performing foot patrols downtown, assisting citizens and visitors, assisting police, fire and ambulance services, parking enforcement, traffic control and pedestrian safety, special events and parades. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in a career in Law Enforcement but not required.
Pay and Requirements
Emergency Services Dispatchers work in the Estes Park Emergency Communications Center (EPECC) which is an Enhanced 911 center that services the entire Estes Valley for Police, Fire and Medical emergencies and non-emergencies. Dispatchers receive specialized training in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), receive and transmit all radio traffic to emergency services and maintains contact with emergency services through Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD).
Salary and Benefits
Requirements and Qualifications
The Estes Park Police Department and Town of Estes Park are extremely grateful and lucky to have the assistance of its community members in making the town safer and more successful. The Police Department has a volunteer force of over 60 dedicated community members that work closely either as uniformed Police Auxiliary, Front Desk Volunteers or members of Restorative Justice.
The Estes Park Police Auxiliary is an all volunteer unit of extremely dedicated and friendly community members that provide invaluable assistance to the Police Department and the Estes Park community. Auxiliary members are a common sight inside the Police Department and out in the community as they assist with fingerprinting and front desk management, traffic control and security presence at special events or large incidents, and traffic direction at several popular parades. If you are interested in joining the Police Auxiliary please contact Commander Corey Pass at 970-577-3828.
Front Desk Volunteers
Front Desk volunteers have the opportunity to help their community and Police Department by working at the front window of the Police Department. Volunteers man the front desk from 8a.m - 5p.m. and interact with residents, visitors and police employees on a regular basis. Duties include providing information, forms and applications to residents and visitors that come to the window and collecting basic information from people wishing to speak to an officer or report a crime. If you are interested in becoming a Front Desk Volunteer please contact Commander Corey Pass at 970-577-3828.
Restorative Justice Volunteers
Restorative Justice Facilitators, Volunteers and Community Mediators play a vital role in the Restorative Justice program. Volunteering with Restorative Justice gives community members an opportunity not only to assist in solving community problems but also making a positive impact on many people's lives. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Melissa Westover at 970-577-3829 or at RestorativeJustice@estes.org. More information about RJ programs can be found on the Restorative Justice web page.
Learn more about the community of Estes Park by viewing the Community Profile.