Announcements / Employment

July 23, 2018

The City of Salida, located in the beautiful Heart of the Rockies in Colorado is now accepting applications to fill a full time Police Officer position.  Applications will be accepted from experienced or non experienced police officers. Applicants must be Colorado POST certified or certifiable at the time of application.

The starting base wage is currently $48,960.00 (depending on qualifications), with the opportunity for overtime pay. Excellent benefits package includes- Medical, Dental insurance, FPPA retirement plan, vacation and sick leave plus Holiday pay.

Complete the SPD Application and view the full Job Description. Completed applications can be dropped off at or mailed to 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 274 or emailed to

For more information, contact the Salida Police Dept. @ 719 539 6880.