Police Dept Full Application Packet

  • The City of Deer Lodge is currently accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.

The Deer Lodge Police Department has a career opportunity in law enforcement. Join us and make a difference in your community and in your own personal development.

The duties of a Police Officer include, but not limited to; protection of life, property, maintaining law and order, enforcing laws, conducting investigations of crimes, arresting violators, testifying in court, keep accurate and detailed records. Officers keep a good relationship with community members and businesses in The City of Deer Lodge. This job also requires your involvement in continued education throughout your career.

Starting wage without Montana P.O.S.T. certification is $20.55 and will increase to $21.55 after Montana P.O.S.T. certification is obtained. The City of Deer Lodge Police Department offers medical benefits, vacation, sick time, holiday pay, and a 20-year retirement. The Deer Lodge Police Department salary and contract negotiations for upcoming contract will begin in the spring of 2023. Deer Lodge Police Officers belong to The Teamsters Union, America’s largest union.

This job posting will be open until filled.

To request an application packet, you can click on the Full Application Packet, contact Chief George (Billy) Smith via email:  gsmtih@cityofdeerlodgemt.gov, or pick one up at the front desk of City Hall.

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