Would you like to end 2017 on a high note and kick off 2018 on the right foot? How about a new career? The city of Grand Junction has a handful of job openings available, and one might be the right fit for you.

December's job offerings fall mostly in the area of public safety and law enforcement. Here are four jobs with the City of Grand Junction you might want to consider:

  • 1

    911 Call Taker

    $3,246.53 - $4,544.80 month

    Okay, no one said these jobs would be easy. This one is a tuffy, but many people find it very rewarding. Qualifications include:

    • High School graduation or equivalent
    • Good moral character
    • Type 3,000 kph (50 wpm)
    • Ability to work varying shifts, including day, swing, graveyard, and holidays and weekends as assigned
    • Ability to work required overtime when necessary
  • 2

    Seasonal Sports Official

    $9.30 - $15.00 hr

    This opportunity comes up every month with Grand Junction. Qualifications needed include:

    • Complete city application
    • Complete drug screen and background check
    • Identification and proof of employment eligibiliity


  • 3

    Certified/Lateral Police Officer

    $27.87 - $39.02 hr

    Have you considered law enforcement? Are you currently working in the field but living outside of Grand Junction? Transfer opportunities are available. Qualifications include:

    • Good physical condition
    • Minimum of 21 years of age, as of date of hire
    • Minimum vision corrected to 20/40 in worst eye and 20/20 in best eye
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Colorado driver license
    • Good moral character (past criminal activity may be disqualifying – see list)
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • 4

    Campus Safety Officer - CMU

    $16.83 - $19.23 hr

    Duties include public safety and security services such as foot patrol, routine checks at residents hall, building security checks, special event security, general crime prevention, and filling out reports.