Job Postings, Request for Qualifications, Request for Bids, and other Contract Postings

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To submit an application for employment, please print out the form below and submit it in-person to City Hall, Room 203, or by mail to the City of Leadville, 800 Harrison Ave., Leadville CO 80461.

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The City of Leadville is seeking a highly qualified individual with experience in managing the daily patrol operations, investigations, support services, grant writing, and operating budget of 7 full-time sworn officers, 1 full-time administration position, and 2 part-time code enforcement officer police department, serving a population of 3,000, and helping to cover a county of 8,000.

The Police Chief must possess the knowledge, experience, and proven ability to balance the needs of public safety and form a solid working relationship with the City of Leadville Officials. The Chief is required to reside within a reasonable distance from Leadville. The most common job duties of a police chief may include:

•           Enforcing national, state, county, and city laws

•           Overseeing the work of other police officers

•           Overseeing the police department's budget and operations

•           Promoting police officers who do exceptionally well

•           Disciplining officers who break the rules, miss work, or commit other infractions

•           Patrolling along with other officers

•           Collaborating with other officers as part of investigations

•           Working to develop and update department policies

•           Updating equipment for police officers

Vacancy Announcement:

Deadline: 7/6/2021

For more information, please call Sarah Dallas at 719-486-2092. The City of Leadville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Leadville, Colorado, sits at 10,152 feet above sea level, the highest incorporated city in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Leadville offers small-town living with the bonus of having a rich mining history and a year-round event calendar. Surrounded by national forests, outdoor enthusiasts enjoy biking, climbing, fishing, running, skiing, hunting, and more. The City of Leadville has immediate openings in its Police Department. The Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Officer. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Administration of Justice or a related field (preferred). Must be Colorado Post Certified or eligible for provisional certification. The successful candidate will be subject to an intense background investigation as well as psychological and physical examinations. Salary commiserate with experience. To apply please submit an application, cover letter, and resume to the Leadville Police Department / 800 Harrison Ave. / Leadville, CO 80461 / or, by e-mail to Applications may be obtained at the Department or below:

Police Officer Vacancy

Reserve Officer Vacancy

Volunteer Office Vacancy

Fire Department:

Resident Reserve Program

Street Department: No openings

Animal Shelter:


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