Job Details

Police Chief
Town of Kremmling, CO
Job Description

The Town of Kremmling, Colorado (pop. 1,600) is seeking a creative and personable individual to fill the position of Police Chief. Starting salary is $70,000 to $80,000/year DOQ, DOE. An excellent benefits plan is offered that includes family health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance, and retirement. The person hired for this position will fill a position that is supported by the community and its elected officials.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience, with a minimum of 3+ years of supervisory experience at the rank of Sergeant or above. An associate’s degree from an accredited school is preferred and a bachelor's degree in a related field is desirable. Experience as a police chief or assistant police chief in a similar size community is preferred. Experience in governmental budgeting, time management, and community relations is required. The police chief is required to serve as a patrolman while supervising a staff of three officers. Applicants must be Colorado POST certified and maintain such certification. Applicants must be able to pass an extensive background check, including drug and alcohol testing.

Job description and employment application can be found at

Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, employment application, and any other documentation/certifications pertinent to the position to the Town Manager, at Town of Kremmling, PO Box 538, Kremmling, CO 80459. Or email to The deadline to submit applications is 4:00 PM on Friday, June 19, 2020.

Job Details
$70,000 - $80,000, DOQ
Job Function:
Chief Law Enforcement Official
Position Type:
Full Time
Town of Kremmling
PO Box 538
Kremmling, CO 80459-0538
United States
Population: 1,600
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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