Welcome to Vail, North America's Premier International Mountain Resort Community

Careers & Opportunities

The Vail Police Department seek employees who are adept at serving a global community and working in an international resort. The qualities and skills we look for during the recruitment process are interpersonal skills, problem solving, resourcefulness, and good judgment. Demonstrating an excellent work history and a passion for community involvement are a must.

All police and code officer applicants must undergo initial screening, a written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, background investigation, psychological evaluation, physical examination, drug screening and polygraph. Police officers applicants: P.O.S.T. certified 60 credit hours from a credited college or university, BA or BS degree is preferred.

Sworn and civilian positions offered at the Department are both rewarding and challenging. Various assignments carried out by employees allow each individual to take ownership of their professional development and make meaningful contributions in the community.

Job Openings


Contact Info

Vail Police
General Information

Dwight Henninger
Vail Police Chief

Craig Bettis
Operations Commander

Daric Harvey
Administrative Commander

Marc Wentworth
Vail Public Safety Communications Center Director