Have you ever considered a career as a law enforcement officer in Grand Junction? A career with the GJPD would be a great opportunity to work with amazing people and serve an incredible community. What qualifications will you need to be a Grand Junction Police Officer?

What an exciting career! Have you given thought to a life in law enforcement, but felt you probably wouldn't meet the qualifications? Are the requirements really stiff? Here's the list:

  • Good physical condition
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Minimum vision corrected to 20/40 in worst eye and 20/20 in best eye
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Colorado driver's license
  • Good moral character (past criminal activity may be disqualifying - see list)
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays

Not to get greedy, but... how much does this gig pay? If you've graduated the Colorado Police Academy, but possess less than three years experience, starting pay is $29.10 an hour.

Applications can be submitted online by clicking the job title you are interested in (there are other gigs with the city available as well), followed by clicking the "Apply" link. You will need to create an account, and establish a username and password. Good news! Your application will be saved, and can be used when applying for future openings.

This is a great opportunity to work with an incredible group of people! Applications are due this Friday, so don't miss out. If you're looking for a fulfilling career with local law enforcement, this is it!