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  • City Hall, First Floor55 E Grinnell Plaza, Sheridan WY 82801
  • P 307.675.4220F 307.675.4270
  • Nicole Romeo, Senior HR Generalist[email protected]

Open Positions

POLICE OFFICER
SALARY INFORMATION

Entry Level:

$30.59 hourly/$63,634 annually

Top Pay:

$43.86  hourly/$91,232 annually
JOB DESCRIPTION

City of Sheridan , Wyoming. Salary Range: $63,634-$$91,232 DOE, generous benefits.
Full job description can be found by clicking on the job title in this posting.

We hire at the following rates for Wyoming Peace Officer certifications:

Temporary Peace Officer ($63,634), Basic Peace Officer Certification ($66,876), Advanced Peace Officer ($70,283) and Professional Peace Officer ($73,864).  Officers earn a $2.00/hour shift differential.  Officers assigned to the Patrol Division work approximately 1040 hours eligible for the shift differential.  

Wyoming P.O.S.T. will determine certification equivalencies for out of state hires.  

The City of Sheridan is seeking to partner with police officer candidates with the proven characteristics of service, reliability, self awareness, problem solving, and courage. Entry level or lateral candidates are encouraged to contact us. When you choose Sheridan as your home, you choose an outdoor lifestyle, excellent schools and medical facilities, safe streets and friendly neighbors. You also choose a community that will take an active role in your success.

Chief of Police Travis Koltiska and his staff look forward to welcoming police officer candidates who are motivated to help The Sheridan Police Department move towards our mission of continuously evolving while serving all people in our jurisdiction by preventing crime, protecting life and improving the quality of life. The City of Sheridan values making a difference, taking initiative, building trust, showing optimism and promoting teamwork.

Police officers have the opportunities to expand their careers by serving in the Criminal Investigations Division, Field Training Office Program, K-9 program, School Resource Officer Program, Firearms Program, Custody and Control Program, Less Lethal Program, all while living at the eastern base of the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming.

Chief Koltiska welcomes a variety of experiences and backgrounds. Desired experiences may include a current law enforcement certification, an Associate Degree or higher, military service, community service and proven strength of character. We value well rounded individuals of high character with quality life experience.

The City of Sheridan offers a competitive benefit package that includes night shift differential, health, vision and dental insurance, partner benefits, retirement benefits and Paid Time Off (PTO) which covers holidays, vacation and sick leave.

In addition to the listed pay and benefits the City of Sheridan is offering hiring bonuses.

Officers whose credentials transfer to Wyoming P.O.S.T. for certification will receive a $7500 bonus ($1500 upon hiring, $3000 upon completion of the first year probationary period and $3000 upon successful completion of the second year of employment).

Candidates without prior certification eligibility will receive a $3500 bonus ($1500 upon hiring and $2000 upon the completion of the first year probationary period).

Temporary housing may be available.  

The Sheridan Police Department offers written testing services for the position of Police Officer through National Testing Network (NTN). To register with NTN and schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select ‘Find Jobs’, then select Law Enforcement Jobs and sign up for the Sheridan Police Department.


When you visit the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website you may:

  • Complete the NTN registration process and schedule your test.
  • Review all information related to the Sheridan PD Police Officer position including minimum requirements, salary, and benefits.
  • Review detailed information about the testing process
  • Review Frequently Asked Questions and take an online practice test (if desired)

Upon completion of your scheduled exam, scores are automatically forwarded to the Sheridan PD. Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry-level exam and submit an application will be placed on the department’s eligibility list. The Sheridan PD will contact candidates on

the list and will invite them to participate in further stages of the selection process. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

1.  Be at least 21 years old
2.  United States Citizen
3.  High School Diploma/GED
4.  Possess a valid drivers license and have the ability to obtain a Wyoming drivers license

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lt. James Hill
[email protected]

Sheridan Police Department

45 W 12th St

Sheridan, Wyoming 82801-2660

phone: 307-372-2413



DISPATCHER

The City of Sheridan Police Department is actively recruiting a positive, team-oriented, and dedicated individual with strong accountability to fill the position of Dispatcher. This position is responsible for performing technical communications duties in support of Sheridan County law enforcement, medical, fire, and other emergency services operations.  An incumbent in this position may be designated “Entry, Basic, Advanced or Professional” depending on experience, training, and special duties. The ideal candidate will look for opportunities for success, have a good support system in place, and be adaptable to changing schedules and atmosphere. The starting wage for this position is $23.89 hourly. This is a fully benefited position including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, state pension benefits, paid time off and a wellness program. This position is part of the Law Enforcement pension and can retire with full retirement benefits after 20 years of service.  Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a City of Sheridan Police application to the City of Sheridan Human Resources office via e-mail, fax, mail or in person. Full job description and job application can be found by clicking on the job title in this posting.  This position is open until filled.  The City of Sheridan is a drug-free workplace. 

 

STREET MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The City of Sheridan is actively recruiting a team-oriented and hard-working individual with great communication skills to fill the position of Street Maintenance Technician in the Streets Division. This position is responsible for operating specialized equipment in the construction, repair, and maintenance of city streets, storm sewers, and flood control structures. The ideal candidate will have road construction experience; and is required to possess a Wyoming CDL within six months of employment. The starting wage for this position is $20.60 hourly. This is a fully benefited position including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, state pension benefits, paid time off and a wellness program. Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a City of Sheridan application to the City of Sheridan Human Resources office via e-mail, fax, mail or in person.  Full job description can be found by clicking on the job title in this posting.  Applications will be accepted until 7/8/24.  The City of Sheridan is a drug-free workplace.  

LANDFILL ATTENDANT

The City of Sheridan is actively recruiting a detail-oriented and safety-minded individual with leadership skills to fill the position of Landfill Attendant. This position is responsible for performing customer service, administrative, and technical duties in support of landfill operations, mostly in the scale house.  The ideal candidate will have interest in or experience with customer service, computers and handling money.  The starting wage for this position is $20.60 hourly. This is a fully benefited position including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, state pension benefits, paid time off and a wellness program. Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a City of Sheridan application to the City of Sheridan Human Resources office via e-mail, fax, mail or in person. Full job description can be found by clicking on the job title in this posting.  The deadline for applications is 7/8/23.  The City of Sheridan is a drug-free workplace.  

SANITATION & RECYCLING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

The City of Sheridan is actively recruiting a positive and honest team player with strong customer service skills to fill the position of Sanitation & Recycling Equipment Operator. This position is responsible for performing equipment operation duties in the collection of trash and recyclables. The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate a variety of large trucks and heavy equipment; and possess a Wyoming Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). The starting wage for this position is $21.65 hourly, with the potential for advancement. This is a fully benefited position including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, state pension benefits, paid time off and a wellness program. Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a City of Sheridan application to the City of Sheridan Human Resources office via e-mail, fax, mail or in person. Full job description and job application can be found by clicking on the job title in this post. The deadline for applications is 7/8/24.  The City of Sheridan is a drug-free workplace. 

 

LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR IV

The City of Sheridan is actively recruiting a friendly and safety-oriented individual with an excellent work ethic to fill the position of Landfill Equipment Operator. This position is responsible for performing equipment operation duties in support of landfill operations. Qualified candidates must have heavy equipment experience, good communication skills, and support teamwork. The starting wage for this position is $23.89 hourly. This is a fully benefited position including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, state pension benefits, paid time off and a wellness program. Interested, qualified applicants may apply by submitting a City of Sheridan application to the City of Sheridan Human Resources office via e-mail, fax, mail or in person. For full job description please click on the title in this posting. Applications will be accepted through 7/8/24.  The City of Sheridan is a drug-free workplace.  

About Sheridan, Wyoming

The City of Sheridan, located off I-90 in the shadow of the Bighorn Mountains, is a northern Wyoming city that prides itself on a vibrancy that blends a hometown feel with amenities found in larger cities. Its historic downtown is recognized as being one of the most attractive and functional in the region. Home to Sheridan College and award-winning elementary and secondary schools, Sheridan boasts an outstanding education system. Sheridan is a growing and active family-oriented community offering endless recreational and cultural opportunities.

About Sheridan

IS THE CITY OF SHERIDAN A GOOD PLACE TO WORK?

City Staff

"I love working for the City of Sheridan because I feel the leadership truly appreciates what we do and supports our efforts. Additionally, it is such a great way to be part of something bigger than yourself: our community. It is rewarding to see Sheridan become better and better and know you had a hand in those efforts." - Candace Ainslie, Assistant City Clerk

"Working for the City of Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department has been very rewarding and fulfilling for the fact that I am here to help residents or visitors when they are potentially having the worst day of their lives. We are very passionate about being prepared for any situation and delivering the best service possible in a compassionate, caring manner. This is a great community, and I am utilizing my abilities to help preserve what this community is." - Chad Brutlag, Division Chief

"I enjoy working for the City because it provides an opportunity every day to contribute positively to the place that we all call home. Through our services at the Wastewater Plant, we help ensure that each of our residents has a safe, clean and healthy environment to call home." - Brian Edwards, Wastewater Treatment Superintendent

"I enjoy working for the City of Sheridan due to the opportunity to serve the community and help make a difference for the citizens and my coworkers. The City also offers a great benefits package. It is the best job I have worked at yet!" - City Employee, Customer Service

CITY OF SHERIDAN BENEFITS OVERVIEW

Health Insurance: City offers health insurance to employees and dependents. City pays 80% of the premium for a high deductible plan. Employee may buy up to a lower deductible plan or have a lower premium for a higher deductible plan. Coverage begins the first day of the month following hire date.

Health Savings Account Contributions: $2,500.00 per year for family coverage/$1,250.00 per year for individual coverage on either high deductible plan.

Dental Insurance: City pays 100% of dental premiums for employees and dependents. Coverage begins the first day of the month following hire date.

Life Insurance: City pays 100% of premiums for life insurance for full time employees
o $25,000.00 and $25,000.00 AD&D for employee
o $2,500.00 for dependent children 6 months to 19 years ($250.00 14 days to 6 mo)
o $5,000.00 for spouse
o Optional voluntary life insurance available

Vision Insurance: Voluntary vision insurance available for employee and family

Retirement: City contributes 11.62% of employee’s monthly salary to Wyoming Retirement System. Employee contributes 7% of monthly salary to Wyoming Retirement System. (City contributes 11.63% toward Law Enforcement Pension plan and employee contributes 5.57%. City contributes 16% toward Fire Pension Plan B and the employee contributes 11.245%.)

Paid Holidays: The City offers 10 paid holidays per year. These holidays are: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and one Personal Day which can be taken any time during the fiscal year.

Vacation Leave: City Employees accrue 80 hours of vacation leave per year. This leave begins accruing immediately upon hire and can be used as soon as it is accrued. Accrual changes to 120 hours annually after 5 years of service, to 160 hours annually after 10 years of service, to 200 hours annually after 15 years of service and to 240 hours after 25 years of service.

Sick Leave: City Employees accrue 8 hours of sick leave every month. Accrual begins accruing immediately upon hire and can be used as soon as it is accrued.

ARE YOU READY TO WORK FOR THE CITY OF SHERIDAN?

You must submit a City of Sheridan application to apply for any of our open positions. We cannot accept resumes in lieu of applications; or applications through third-party websites.

Please complete a Police and Communications Application: for any position at the Police Department: Police Officer, Dispatcher, Records Technician, etc. General Application: for all other open City of Sheridan positions

Thank you for your interest in working with our team!