Deputy Marshal (Police Officer)

Salary: Full-time year round. Grade 55; minimum $67,910-maximum $95,074 DOQ
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Telluride, CO
Publish Date: Posted January 10, 2024
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Are you seeking a challenging and rewarding career that makes a difference in your community? Look no further than the Telluride Marshals Department. We are hiring dedicated individuals to join our team and help make our Town a safer place.

As a member of our department, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced law enforcement professionals and receive comprehensive training to help you succeed in your role. Apply today and take the first step towards an exciting and fulfilling career in law enforcement.

SUMMARY: The Deputy Marshal serves and protects the public by working in partnership with the community through community policing efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Full Job Description(PDF)


  • Carries out duties in conformance with federal, state, and town laws and ordinances
  • Patrols the streets, sidewalks, and alleys
  • Performs crime prevention activities
  • Performs traffic control
  • Provides emergency response and renders assistance
  • Responds to complaints
  • On-Call responsibilities


  • Prepares records of activities
  • Inputs data and generates reports
  • Performs recordkeeping required by federal and state regulations


  • Follows accepted safety practices
  • Handles firearms and other equipment with proper care
  • Drives in a lawful, courteous, defensive manner
  • Maintains CPR and First Aid certifications

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred; driver’s license required; P.O.S.T certification required; prior law enforcement experience is desirable; bilingual is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: Department’s policies, procedures, municipal codes, and state statutes; safe firearm handling; safe vehicle driving procedures; how to use and apply first aid equipment; use of standard office equipment such as a computer; how to write reports.

Skill in: explaining and applying Department’s policies, procedures, municipal codes, and state statutes; handling confrontation; making complex decisions appropriately with little or no assistance; orienting effectively and responding timely; public relations.

Environmental Factors
While performing the duties of this job, most work is performed outside and in vehicles subject to adverse weather conditions; the employee is exposed to potentially dangerous situations; some work is performed in an office setting indoors when writing reports.

Physical Factors
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to pass physical, medical, and psychological entry examinations, be able to lift and draft 150 lbs over 20 yards and be able to sustain physical exertion.

Full-Time Year Round. Grade 55; minimum $67,910- maximum $95,074 DOQ

The Town of Telluride offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, retirement with Town match, paid time off, sick leave, comp time, 10 paid holidays, and a merchant ski pass to the Telluride Ski Resort!

To Apply
Email the Employment Application(PDF), cover letter, and resume to Emma Levy, HR Coordinator.

Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Ski Pass

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