The City of Fort Morgan periodically accepts applications for Police Officer positions at the Fort Morgan Police Department. When these positions are available they will be posted on the Human Resources Department's job openings page.

Please see the job description for further information regarding the position.


Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; must be at least 21 years of age; must have a valid Colorado driver's license; must be CPR/First Aid certified; and must be Colorado POST certified/certifiable (must have already completed the Police Academy).

Employment Benefits:

All Employee benefits and supplemental insurance options are effective the first of the month following the date of hire.
  • Employer-paid health insurance (various plan options available; one option is provided to employee at no premium cost)
  • Employer-paid dental insurance (employee-only coverage paid by City; other levels of coverage available as employee-paid)
  • Optional vision and supplemental insurance (100% employee paid)
  • Employer-paid group term life and short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary additional term life insurance and long-term disability insurance available (100% employee paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Police Pension Plan - employee contribution is 12.8%; City contribution is 12.8%
  • Paid Time Off accrued bi-weekly; able to use upon accrual
  • Ten paid holidays per year (one is employee's choice)
  • Department-issued equipment and uniforms (includes dry cleaning costs)
  • Take-home vehicle

Specialized Assignments offered at the Fort Morgan Police Department

  • Field Training Officer Program
  • Special Response Team (SRT)
  • Accident Investigator Certification
  • Investigations
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Various instructor certifications
  • School Liaison Program
  • K-9 Program
  • Wide variety of training opportunities.
Recruitment Process