Colorado State Patrol Security Officer Careers

Security Officers with the Colorado State Patrol are responsible for patrolling various state buildings to ensure safety and security of personnel and visitors. This role can be a lifelong career or may also serve as a stepping stone for our Members into the Trooper or Port of Entry Officer career paths for those who are not yet 21 years of age.

Executive Security Officers are responsible for:
  • Conducting interior and exterior security tours of state buildings and surrounding grounds in vehicle, on foot, or on a patrol bicycle.
  • Screening of persons’ belongings at security check points in buildings within the Capitol Complex
  • Identify problem areas and unauthorized personnel.
  • Identify alarms indicating possible fire, water leaks, or other problems relating to state property.
  • Identify safety hazards.
  • Provide services such as after-hours escorts to vehicles for Capitol Complex tenants.
  • Report any unusual or suspicious activity throughout the Capitol Complex.
  • Secure all exterior entrances, dock doors, windows, etc.
  • Perform both single and tandem patrol in a mostly self-supervised atmosphere.
  • Must be able to multi-task when relieving dispatchers between answering phones and calls for service.
  • Interact with police/fire/maintenance personnel in emergency situations.
Position Requirements
  • Must be willing to work any shift, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a Colorado resident at the time of application
  • Willing to undergo a thorough background check to include drug test and polygraph
  • The background investigation is based on the following criteria including, but not limited to: Driving history, criminal behavior/history, alcohol use/behavior, drug use/behavior, and integrity
  • Ability to multi-task between answering phones and radio dispatch
  • Interact with police/fire/maintenance personnel in emergency situations
  • Be able to notify the proper support personnel
  • Lower State and National flags at the Judicial Building and State Capitol as required
  • Process all orders for special requested flags at Capitol and ensure proper handling of same
  • Maintain all issued security equipment to ensure proper functioning of equipment at all times

 

William Kulp

William Kulp
Operations Manager
303.912.3962
William.Kulp@state.co.us

Freddi Southwell

Freddi Southwell
ESU Security Sergeant
720.925.2711
Freddie.Southwell@state.co.us