To apply or obtain specific job information, please contact City of Gillette Human Resources
by e-mail or by calling (307) 686-5222.

To apply, you must complete a City of Gillette Application for Employment. For a complete Job Description, please visit the Employment Opportunities page and select Police Officer.

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The Gillette Police Department is continually accepting applications for police officer positions.

  • Police Officer 
    Salary Range:   $21.46 hourly to $30.07 hourly 
    Currently starting at $23.46 per hour
  • The Gillette Police Department
  • Is Large Enough
    to offer you many advantages found only in much larger communities
  • But is Small Enough
    for you and your talents to be quickly recognized, appreciated.......and rewarded.
  • Is Committed To Training, Offering its members: 
    • In-service courses 
    • Advanced firearms courses 
    • Wyoming Academy Training 
    • Specialized Tactical Training

 

Minimum qualifications are… 

  • Age: 21 years 
  • Education: High School/G.E.D. 
  • Vision: 20/20 corrected 
  • Physical Condition: Good

The Testing Process Consists Of…

  • Physical fitness examination Police Department
  • Written examination 
  • Oral interview 
  • Polygraph examination 
  • Extensive background investigation 
  • Medical examination 
  • Psychological examination and interview

 

Opportunities within the Department: 

  • Patrol Officer 
  • Detective 
  • School Resource Officer 
  • Community Service Officer 
  • Animal Control Officer 
  • Communications 
  • Secretarial 
  • Records 
  • Evidence 
  • Technical Services Manager

Department Information:     

  • Lateral entry for certified officers 
  • Patrol Cars Equipped with Rifles/Video Cameras 
  • Take Home Vehicles 
  • Supervisory positions include Corporal, Sergeant, and Lieutenant 
  • Sixteen-week field training program 
  • Basic Academy Training or Challenge Exams for eligible recruits.

 

Specialized training and assignments within these fields: Squad Car

  • State Drug Task Force Assignment 
  • Department Drug Enforcement Assignment 
  • Computer Investigations 
  • Traffic Officer 
  • Bicycle Officer 
  • Tactical Team 
  • Crisis Negotiator 
  • K-9 Officers 
  • Accident Investigators 
  • Arson Investigators Laptop
  • Firearms Instructors 
  • Arrest and Control Instructors 
  • EVO Instructors 
  • C.P.R / First Aid Instructors 
  • Laser / Radar Instructors 
  • Polygraph Examiner 
  • Crime Stoppers 
  • Neighborhood Watch Program 
  • Victim Services Program 
  • Wellness Program

 

Color GuardTo apply or obtain specific job information, please contact City of Gillette Human Resources by e-mail at humr@gillettewy.gov  or by calling (307) 686-5222.

To apply, you must complete a City of Gillette Application for Employment. For a complete Job Description, please visit the Employment Opportunities page and select Police Officer.

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