Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to right sidebar Skip to footer

Working/Volunteering for the Town

Nederland Police Dept Seeks Full-Time Patrol Sergeant

The Town of Nederland’s Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Patrol Sergeant. This position supports the Town Marshal in administration and supervision of the department, as well as patrols the Town, performs skilled investigative work, and serves as Acting Town Marshal in the Marshal’s absence. We value interpersonal skills, problem solving, enthusiasm, and good judgment. Demonstrating a positive attitude and passion for working in a small mountain community is a must. Colorado POST certification required. The Patrol Sergeant is a salary position, starting at $60,000 – $70,000 per year.

Additional requirements (equivalent education or training will be considered):

  • Bachelor’s degree in police science, criminology, criminal justice, public administration, or a related field
  • Five years of law enforcement police experience at the city, county, or military level
  • Two years’ supervisory experience within a law enforcement-related field

Full-time employees receive excellent benefits, including 12 paid holidays, employer-sponsored health insurance and 457(b) retirement account, 22 days of paid time off per year, and support of outside training for instructor certifications or areas of interest. After completion of training, additional perks include assigned patrol cars and no graveyard shifts.

To apply, please email a resume to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org. Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package.

Utilities Department Seeks Full-Time Operator I

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Utilities Department. This benefitted position will be paid $20/hour and perform duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all public utility services.

Responsibilities include: water treatment, transmission, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; storm water collection; meter installations; and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Previous experience with water/wastewater, power tools, data collection, GIS, math, science, and the operation/maintenance of heavy equipment is a plus
  • $20/hour (plus comprehensive employee benefits package including paid time off, insurance, retirement account, and more)
  • Opportunities available for advancement and employer-sponsored training and certifications

Interested applicants should email a resume OR Town of Nederland employment application to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org. Applications can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and review the benefits package.

Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Public Works Seeks Full Time Operator I in Streets Dept.

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Public Works Department (Streets).

  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or obtain within six months of hire
  • Previous experience with heavy equipment operations, snow plowing, and streets maintenance highly desirable
  • Must be willing and able to be on-call and/or subject to call 24/7
  • $17.00 to $22.00 per hour, depending on experience (excellent benefits package included)

To apply, please submit a resume OR Town of Nederland application.

TO EMAIL: christyr@nederlandco.org (preferred)
TO MAIL: Town of Nederland, PO Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466-0396
TO DROP OFF: Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 (deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed)

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package.
Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Nederland Police Department Seeks Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officers

The Town of Nederland is hiring part-time and full-time police officers with Colorado POST certification. We value interpersonal skills, problem solving, enthusiasm, and good judgment. Demonstrating a positive attitude and passion for working in a small mountain community is a must.

Nederland is known as a gateway to outdoor recreation and we host many major events throughout the year. Our town motto is “Life is better up here!”

We offer great benefits to full-time employees, including:

  • scheduling flexibility, such as option for 3-day work-week, totaling 40 hours (3 days on, 4 days off per week)
  • employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 22 days of paid time off per year
  • retirement account (up to 4% employer match)
  • support of outside training for instructor certifications or areas of interest

After completion of training, officers receive additional perks:

  • assigned patrol cars
  • no graveyard shifts

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and the Town of Nederland’s Police Department Application to christyr@nederlandco.org. You may also drop off your application materials at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 OR the Nederland Police Department, 20 Lakeview Drive, Nederland, CO 80466. Please indicate whether you are interested in full-time or part-time work.

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package for each position:

Click here to download the Town of Nederland’s Police Department application. ***Please be sure to click the link, download the application, save it to your computer, and complete the application via .pdf fillable form. DO NOT submit hand-written applications.

Nederland Police Department Seeks Operations Support Unit (OSU) Volunteer

The Nederland Police Department is looking for a local volunteer for its Operations Support Unit (OSU). The OSU Volunteer would work for the Nederland Police Department and provide support to the daily operations of the NPD. The preferred candidate would be a local Nederland area resident that is able to provide a minimum of 8 hours per week of unpaid volunteer service, with the understanding that additional hours may be needed on a case by case basis. The OSU Volunteer would work directly for the Marshal and/or his designee and be responsible for such administrative duties as fleet operations, traffic management, special events support, motorist assist, firearms/armory support, etc. Please contact Marshal Larry Johns if you have any additional questions or are interested in the OSU position. Contact: 303-258-3250 or larryj@nederlandco.org.