Employment Opportunities


Lander Police Department - Lateral Police Officer

JOIN OUR TEAM! The City of Lander Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of lateral police officer.

Located at the base of the Wind River Mountains, you are within minutes of many enjoyable outdoor activities, including: hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, mountain bike riding, ATV riding, hunting and many other active endeavors.

The City of Lander offers a very generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision insurance; Ten (10) paid holidays, sick time and vacation time; and participation in the State of Wyoming Retirement program. For certified patrol officers with one (1) or more years of experience, the pay range is $50,000.00 to $57,075.00 annually. Placement and salary depends on experience and qualification.

Our working shifts are four (4) days a week, ten (10) hour shifts. This allows you three days off every week to enjoy the local activities.  Lander has a low violent crime rate and is a great place to raise a family.

HOW TO APPLY: Come by Lander Police Department and pick-up an application, otherwise known as a "Personal History Statement," or visit www.landerwyoming.org to print a copy of the Personal History Statement. Please have your Personal History Statement and Resume submitted no later than Thursday, September 1, 2022 by 5:00 PM. You can hand deliver your Personal History Statement  and Resume to the Lander Police Department with attention "Duane Kaiser" or the on-duty supervisor, or mail it to: Lander Police Department, ATTN: Duane Kaiser, 250 Lincoln Street, Lander, WY 82520. Please do not use Facebook's Employment/Job Application system to satisfy your interest.

We at the Lander Police Department are driven to be a positive influence in our community. Law enforcement is a very rewarding career. Helping people through their crises and being there for them, has a tremendous positive impact as well as a satisfying outcome for both entities. If you can help at least one person per shift and leave them with a smile, you have left that person with a lasting, positive impression of a Police Officer. That enough is rewarding.

We look forward to having you being a part of the Lander Police Department!


Laramie Police Department - Chief of Police

A national search is underway to attract a highly qualified candidate to lead the Laramie Police Department (LPD). The current Chief of Police is retiring after a distinguished career of more than 40 years of law enforcement service and the last 12 years as the chief. Laramie, Wyoming is a diverse area filled with scenic natural spaces and outdoor adventures, Western history, and the bustling cultural offerings of a spirited offbeat college town.


Perched on the southeastern corner of the high Laramie Plains at 7,200 feet, Laramie is the county seat of Albany County. Laramie’s population includes 33,000 residents in 18.38 square miles. With an annual budget of $8.2 million, LPD has 75 employees, 47 of whom are sworn officers. The next police chief will have strong leadership and communication skills and a collaborative approach to solving problems. The ideal candidate is well-prepared to address an array of critical issues, including department staffing, internal communications, and building on the department’s current community engagement efforts. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminology, criminal justice, administration of justice, or a related field and ten years of progressively responsible experience with at least two years at a command rank of lieutenant of higher. A Master’s Degree is desirable. Experience in a similar size or larger agency and executive training at the FBI National Academy, PERF’s - SMIP and/or Northwestern Command and Staff are considered a plus. Must be a certified peace officer or able to obtain certification as required by the Wyoming P.O.S.T. The salary range for this position is $90,001 - $135,002 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Laramie also offers a comprehensive benefits package. Brochure can be viewed at https://publicsectorsearch.com/recruitments/laramie/.


Candidates can apply for the position by submitting a compelling cover letter, resume and references to: apply@publicsectorsearch.com. Please submit by August 22, 2022. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Justin Doll at Public Sector Search & Consulting at office (916) 789.9990; mobile (907) 748-5746 or justin@publicsectorsearch.com.



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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - 911 Communications Member (Afton and Kemmerer)


The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is looking for dedicated, reliable individuals wanting to make a difference in their community and would like to become a part of our 911 Communications team. We have openings in both the Afton and Kemmerer Centers. Full time and part time positions available.

Starting salary is $17.56/hour for part time, and $3,413.00/month salary for full time with opportunities for overtime. Download the application at www.lincolncountywy.gov.

For further questions contact Maryanne Christensen 307-885-4953 or by email at mchristensen@lcwy.gov


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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Detention Deputy Sheriff (Kemmerer)


The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for Detention Deputy Sheriff. The top applicants will receive a Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), a physical agility assessment, and an oral board interview. The successful candidates will remain on a hiring register for a twelve (12) month period. Candidates will be required to complete  psychological and medical exams as well as a thorough background investigation before hire. Starting salary is $4,156.00/month

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Physical fitness test, TABE test, and oral board interviews will be announced at a later date. Application may be obtained by visiting our website at www.lcwy.org or at the Afton or Kemmerer Offices. For more information please contact:

Lieutenant Jodie King                                                  Sergeant Ashley Stevens                                       Sergeant Jorgen Hansen

jking@lcwy.org                                                                 astevens@lcwy.org                                                   jorgen.hansen@lcwy.org

307-877-2166                                                                   307-877-2168                                                             307-877-2167



Bethel Police Department - Alaska - Lateral Police Officer


The City of Bethel is located in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge at the mouth of the Kuskokwim River, 40 miles inland from the Bering Sea and 400 miles west of Anchorage. There are no roads that lead in or out of Bethel to the continuous road system of Alaska. Bethel is the largest City in Western Alaska; Western Alaska is roughly equal to the size of the state of Washington. The City of Bethel has approximately 6,500 year around residents, with an average population being higher, due to us being the commercial and governmental hub of the region.

The City of Bethel Police Department is currently recruiting for Lateral Police Officers. All Police Officers work a TWO WEEK ON TWO WEEK OFF schedule. You DO NOT have to live in the state of Alaska. We currently have a staff of 32, which includes civilian and sworn positions.




BENEFITS: Relocation assistance if moving to Bethel, Blue Cross Blue Shield at low monthly cost of less than $100 for family plans, PERS state retirement, FTO pay, night shift differential pay, take home car while on rotation, training and use of department boat, snow machines and ATVs, as well as nationwide training opportunities, all equipment issued, lateral and upward movement within the department, yearly raises, coupled with additional raises through out the year for obtaining academic education and intermediate and advance law enforcement certificates.

Our police department is conveniently located in town. Our building is three stories high with a large patrol room, Sergeant’s office, CID Office, evidence room, armory, training room, dispatch center, full kitchen, locker room and showers. Attached to the main building is a secondary two-story building which has enough room to park 8 large vehicles, all our ATVs and snow machines. The gym is located on the second story of this building.


We encourage you to call and or email us to ask questions.
Please contact Lieutenant Jesse D Poole for law enforcement positions at jpoole@cityofbethel.net or 239-300-3944.
Please contact Jonathan Smith for all civilian positions at jsmith@cityofbethel.net or 907-545-4087

March 21, 2022

Nevada City Police Department - California - Police Chief


The City Council for Nevada City, California is seeking an energetic and engaging individual to become its new Police Chief. Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief provides police services that continue to enhance the quality of life for those that live, work, and visit Nevada City. To include the Police Chief, the Nevada City Police Department (“NCPD”) has a budgeted staff of 18. The Department also has the services of two Chaplains and operates with an annual operating budget of $2.22 million. The Police Chief should be comfortable being part of a small yet highly engaged community and bring a personal style that encourages public dialogue and different viewpoints. The top candidate will be an excellent communicator and be known as a “people person” that strives to collaborate and work toward a shared vision for this community. Nevada City is a community where quality of life and core values are at the forefront of most discussions, and candidates seriously interested in this position will want to be certain they are well matched with expectations, culture, and dynamics of this unique community.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of broad and extensive experience in major phases of municipal police work including at least 3 years in a responsible middle management capacity, preferably in a municipal police department. A graduate degree is highly desired. Other advanced law enforcement leadership training such as the FBI National Academy, SMIP, SPSC, or Command College is a plus.

Nevada City is prepared to offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is competitive. The annual salary is currently under review but may be up to $130,000. The position receives CalPERS retirement with two Classic tiers and one PEPRA tier (currently under review).

Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a résumé and compelling cover letter to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler or Chief Daniel Hahn (ret.) at (916) 630-4900. Alternately, an appointment may be scheduled for a specific date and time by emailing scheduling@ralphandersen.com.


Detailed brochure available at

February 7, 2022

Buffalo Police Department - Emergency Dispatcher


The Buffalo Police Department is currently looking for full time Emergency Dispatchers. As a Dispatcher, you are responsible for monitoring, receiving, and dispatching routine and emergency phone calls and radio communications to and from Police/Sheriff patrol units and other law enforcement or public safety agencies. You will be responsible for securing and recording information as to the nature of a reported problem and identifying the exact location. You will be operating an RMS program to obtain or verify information and maintain required logs of calls and incidents. Additionally, you will prepare reports, provide information and assistance to the public, and determine availability and location of patrol units to dispatch.  The Buffalo Police Department Dispatch Center provides coverage to the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee, as well as the surrounding Johnson County Areas. This position consists of rotating 12-hour shifts that provide 24/7 coverage through weekdays, weekends, and holidays.


  • High School diploma or G.E.D

  • Must be at least twenty-one years of age at time of appointment

  • Possess a valid Wyoming class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record

  • Ability to type at a speed of 40 net wpm

  • Lateral applicants - Wyoming POST Public Safety Communications Officer Basic Certification

This position will be required to successfully pass:

  • Polygraph

  • Psychological Test

  • Drug Screening

  • Police Background Investigation

See the full job summary here!

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Rawlins Police Department - Sworn Officer

The Rawlins Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Officer I position. We are a civil service department (sworn personnel) located on Interstate 80 in south central Wyoming. Applicants will be notified regarding testing upon receipt of an application. To request an application, call (307) 324-4503 or email us. Applicants will need to submit a pre-employment drug screening.


The Police Department is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). 


  • Six holidays per year

  • 15 vacation days per year

  • 20-year retirement (cumulative for law enforcement / correctional officers / dispatchers)

  • Life insurance

  • Sick leave

  • Discounted family membership to city recreation center

  • Health Insurance provided at no cost to employee and family

  • Dental / vision coverage available

  • Most necessary equipment provided

  • Personally assigned vehicle program (sworn personnel)

  • Educational incentives

  • Incentives for increased training responsibilities

  • In-house fitness center

  • Full pay while attending the academy