Jackson Hole is a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Besides being home to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Jackson Hole is surrounded by multiple National Forests, the National Elk Refuge, and three world-class ski areas. Residents and visitors alike enjoy alpine and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling in the winter and hiking, biking, climbing, and water sports in the summer. And, of course, hunting and fishing opportunities abound!
The Town of Jackson offers a generous benefits package, which includes health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, the organization offers a PTO policy that includes vacation, sick, and personal leave. Moreover, the State of Wyoming does not collect a personal income tax from its residents.
Police Officer – Jackson Police Department
The Town of Jackson is accepting applications from both lateral and entry level applicants. Salary Range $50,329- $72,918 DOQ, full benefits. The Police Department is seeking experienced, motivated, and value-centered individuals with proven leadership skills to join our law enforcement team. Jackson is an active year-round resort Town and the Department has a community oriented policing approach. Primary duties include public service and protection through a variety of methods including law enforcement, crime investigation and prevention, patrol, call response, initiative and discretion, and apprehension. Minimum qualifications for application submittal include US citizenship, 21 years of age, and possession of a valid driver’s license. For lateral applicants, typical qualifications in addition to those above would be equivalent to: certified peace officer status, an Associate Degree or two years of college level coursework, and three years of experience as a peace officer. Preference will be given to applicants with a Wyoming Peace Officer certification and Spanish language fluency. Applicants completely fluent in Spanish receive an additional $350/month stipend. The ideal candidate will also possess experience in patrol procedures and tactics, investigations, special assignment work, a positive and energetic outlook, as well as excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Wyoming has no state income tax and the Town of Jackson offers a competitive benefit package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, retirement benefits and Paid Time Off (PTO) which covers holidays, vacation and sick leave. Rental housing available. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall at 150 East Pearl Avenue in the Personnel Office, or by calling or writing to the Personnel Department, Town of Jackson, P.O. Box 1687, Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 733-3932, email@example.com or by accessing the link below. Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 14, 2017 with interviews and testing occurring July 27 & 28 in Jackson. This position participates in the Town of Jackson’s Drug Free Workplace drug testing program. The Town of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Legal Extern – For Credit-Legal Department
The Town of Jackson is accepting applications for the position of Legal Extern. This, for credit position, is under the direction of the Town Attorney. The legal extern may conduct legal research, gather evidence, develop arguments and testimony, analyze legal issues, recommend plans of action, prepare legal instruments, reports and correspondence, and gather other information to assist the town attorney in decision-making processes. Substantive areas of law the extern is likely to explore include, municipal law; constitutional law; administrative law; contract law; local government law; land development regulations, zoning and land use law; franchise law; municipal code issues regarding permitting, licensing, public safety, peace, morals, and motor vehicle/traffic issues.
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum 1 year completed towards a law degree. Applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills, computer experience, and good references. The number of credits earned, deadline for application and duration of term will be in accordance with the requirements as set forth by the student’s law school externship program and volunteer work may continue after school requirements are filled based on mutual agreement. This position is perpetually open and will be filled on a first come first served basis and based on qualifications. This position is for credit, voluntary and is not compensated.
In order to be considered, applicants are required to submit a Town of Jackson employment application form, cover letter, resume and writing sample. Please click here for a complete job description. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall at 150 East Pearl Avenue, or by calling or writing to the Personnel Department, Town of Jackson, P.O. Box 1687, Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 733-3932, firstname.lastname@example.org or by accessing the Town of Jackson website at www.townofjackson.com.
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORMS
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General Town Application
Printable Format (PDF): Town of Jackson Printable Application
For more information about job openings at the Town of Jackson, please see the list below or send your resume to:
150 East Pearl Avenue
Jackson, WY 83001
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, or by appointment
PO Box 1687
Jackson, WY 83001
Phone: (307) 733-3932
Fax: (307) 739-0919