Serving the public is a noble and selfless occupation. Sworn members of the Department of Safety risk their lives to protect the safety, civil liberties, and lives of their fellow citizens. If you are interested in making a positive impact on Denver’s diverse communities, see below for information about the hiring process and current job openings.
All positions below are subject to a comprehensive background investigation, drug screen, physical ability standards, and other requirements.
Pay and benefits for Denver Police Officers, Firefighters, and Deputy Sheriffs is determined by collective bargaining agreements between the City and County of Denver and local union officials. Generally, collective bargaining agreements are established for three year increments. The right to collective bargaining is granted by city charter for police officer, firefighter, and deputy sheriff employees.
Police officer and firefighter job applicants can check the status of their applications online.
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