Employment Opportunities

Chief of Police

Description and Salary

  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Police Department in law enforcement and crime prevention. 
  • Working Chief position. 
  • Full-time.
  • FLSA exempt. 
  • Salary range $50,000 to $65,000 annually. 


Qualifications and Experience

  • Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities is qualifying; typical education, but is not required would include a BS/BA in Business Administration, Public Administration, or Criminal Justice. 
  • Typical experience would include five years of relevant progressively responsible command/management experience in a law enforcement agency. 


  • Must possess a POST Certificate. 
  • Must possess valid Colorado driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record. 
  • Must sign a waiver for the Town of Center to obtain ALL information from previous employers. 
  • Must pass background, drug and psychological tests. 
Applications are available from the Center Town Hall, 294 South Worth Street, Center, CO 81125, or at www.centerco.gov under the tab employment. 

This position is open until filled. 

The Town of Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law EOE.

For more information:

Town of Center, 294 S. Worth Street, PO Box 400, Center, CO 81125
Phone: 719-754-3497 - Fax: 719-754-3379