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Town of Thermopolis
P.O. Box 603 / 420 Broadway
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Position Title Announcement Date Duration/Level
Patrol Officer


Open until filled.

Job Responsibilities
All officers of the Department will, at all times, within the jurisdictional limits, endeavor to prevent crime, preserve the peace, protect life and property, detect and arrest violators of the law, and enforce the laws of the United States, the State of Wyoming, and all local ordinances, in accordance with the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and orders of the jurisdiction and the Department. Patrol Officers must obtain knowledge in all areas of laws, regulations, police methods, procedures and techniques. Must be able to conduct critical thinking and have problem solving skills. Communication and interpersonal skills are key in police related incidents. All patrol officers are required to obtain certification through the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy within one (1) year of hire and successfully complete the Field Training Officer (FTO) program.

Be a US Citizen; Be at least 21 Years old; Possess Driver’s License; High School Diploma/Equivalent; Pass Written Exam; Pass Physical Fitness Exam; Pass Physical; Pass Psychological Exam; Pass Background Check

Special Training/Skills Desired
Patrol Officers are considered first responders. They are not part of the administration. Meet the expectations of the Chief of Police and Patrol Sergeant to include appearance, timely report submissions, adheres to policy, etc.; Follow instructions and activities assigned by the Patrol Sergeant; Completes reports accurately; Participates in problem solving and program development; Responds to emergent and non-emergent calls for service in a prompt and professional manner; Proactively engages in the community daily; Makes physical arrests, issues citations and prepares affidavits for criminal complaints; Any additional duty assignments as requested by the Chief of Police or Patrol Sergeant. This includes, firearms, FTO, TASER, Custody and Control, etc.

- Full-time Position - 10 Hour Shifts @ $21.37 per hr. - higher with experience - 4 Days on / 3 Days off - Full Benefits Package - Uniform/Gear Provided Application obtained at: or 307-864-3114


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P.O. Box 603 / 420 Broadway
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Email: Town of Thermopolis