Jun 30

Make a Difference in Our Community—Join the Cody Police Department!

Posted on June 30, 2023 at 10:11 AM by Jason Stafford

Are you looking for a rewarding career in law enforcement where you can make a real difference in your community? The Cody Police Department has exciting opportunities for individuals passionate about serving and protecting. We are currently seeking applicants for police officer positions that offer comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and numerous avenues for professional growth. Join us in the beautiful city of Cody, Wyoming, where the tight-knit community and breathtaking natural surroundings create an exceptional work environment.

At the Cody Police Department, we pride ourselves on adhering to the community policing model, which promotes strong relationships between law enforcement officers and community members by promoting trust, collaboration, and proactive problem solving. We also offer a modern police facility equipped with modern resources and technology, enabling the Department to provide Cody with the highest level of service. The Cody Police Department prioritizes officer well-being and is supported by an environment that fosters personal and professional growth. New officers joining the Cody Police Department can expect a competitive annual salary, ranging from $55,448 to $84,372 (depending on certification level). In addition, the City of Cody offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes vacation leave accrual, sick leave accrual, holiday pay, health insurance coverage, and the opportunity to participate in the Wyoming Retirement Program.

Joining the Cody Police Department means more than just a job—it's an opportunity for career growth and specialization. The Department offers various special units that allow officers to develop their skills and broaden their areas of expertise, including a bicycle patrol unit, a school resource officer, a bomb team, a tactical response team, a detective division, a drug task force, and field training instructors. These opportunities allow officers to expand their knowledge and make a lasting impact on our community.

Cody, Wyoming, offers numerous benefits beyond a fulfilling career in law enforcement. Our tight-knit community values the contributions of law enforcement officers and provides a supportive environment. Situated right outside Yellowstone National Park, Cody boasts spectacular natural beauty and countless outdoor recreational opportunities.

To apply for a police officer position with the Cody Police Department, visit the Jobs page on the City of Cody website. You can also stop by Cody City Hall at 1338 Rumsey Avenue, email dscheumaker@codywy.gov, or call (307) 527-3468 to obtain more information this employment opportunity. Join the Cody Police Department and become a vital part of our community's public safety efforts. Your commitment to public service will be met with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.

May 01

Fun in the Sun with Cody Parks and Recreation

Posted on May 1, 2023 at 10:40 PM by Rick Manchester

Summer is just around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about how you'll spend those warm, sunny days. Whether you're a music lover, an outdoorsman, or just looking to stay cool, the City of Cody Parks and Recreation Department has you covered with a wide range of summer programs and activities for all ages and interests.

Registration is now open for numerous youth and adult programs to get you and your kids outside and moving! Check out the following programs for fun ways to stay active all summer long:

  • Youth learn-to-swim lessons: Summer swim lessons provide a fun way for kids to learn important water safety skills when they are likely to spend the most time around pools, lakes, and beaches.
  • Youth sports programs: Help foster an early love for teamwork by signing your kids up for one of the City's many sports programs, including basketball (3 years through 6th grade), volleyball (4th – 6th grades), pickleball (ages 8 – 12), and life sports (6th – 8th grades).
  • Kidz on the Move summer day camp: Open to children who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade, this program is perfect for parents looking for a fun, engaging way for their kids to spend their summer break.
  • Adult coed softball: Round up your coworkers, friends, family, or a mix of all three for some friendly competition.
  • Adult fitness classes: Looking for a fun way to get in shape? Check out the list of available fitness classes at the Paul Stock Aquatic and Recreation Center to try your hand at something new.
  • 41st Annual Runner's Stampede: Sign up to participate in this long-running 4th of July tradition! With the option to choose between a 5k run, a 10k run, or a 5k walk, this event is great for participants of all levels.

The Parks and Recreation Department also offers an exciting lineup of ongoing activities for everyone throughout the summer. For those looking to beat the heat, the Mentock Park Splash Pad opens daily beginning May 26 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The Donny Anderson Mini Golf Course also opens for the season on May 26 from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. If music is your thing, take advantage of the free Concerts in the Park series, which runs from July 6 to August 24 at City Park from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. With a variety of musical genres, there's entertainment for everyone to enjoy.

These programs and activities are only possible with the dedication of the Parks, Recreation, and Public Facilities Department team members. With close to 30 park areas, 8 miles of trails, and 400 acres of green space, the Parks and Rec team is working tirelessly to hire and train summer staff, plant flower beds, spruce up green spaces, and open park restrooms in preparation for summer use.

Don’t miss out on all the exciting summer programs and activities that the City of Cody has to offer. Register for your favorite programs today by visiting the Programs and Activities pageand get ready to make some unforgettable memories!