Police Officer

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Van Buren Township, MI

Van Buren Township

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Full Time

Overview: <p><strong>CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF VAN BUREN<br /></strong><strong>JOB VACANCY<br /><br />THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF VAN BUREN&nbsp;</strong>is seeking qualified candidates and currently accepting applications at the Van Buren Township Police Department, located at 46425 Tyler Rd, Van Buren Township, MI 48111 for Police Officer.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Position Title</u></strong>: FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER (SWORN)<br /><strong>Union Affiliation</strong>: POLC Patrol &amp; Dispatch<br /><strong>Starting Hourly Wage</strong>: $27.55 ($60,169.20)<br /><strong>Shift:</strong>&nbsp;12-hour shifts (84 hours per pay period)<br /><br /><strong><u>Excellent Benefit Package</u></strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>Life Ins., Health Dental &amp; Vision Ins<br />MERS Pension Plan 2.5 multiplier<br />Paid vacation, compensation time, sick and personal leave<br />HCSP of $2500 annually (After 2080 hours of employment)<br />Uniforms/Equipment Provided</p> <p><strong><u>Position Summary</u></strong><u><br /></u>Under the direct supervision of the of the Chief of Police or designee, assigned shift/unit supervisor/commander, the employee will be responsible for performing all the duties of a police officer as required by State and local statute to protect life and property through the enforcement of laws and the suppression of crime; and to perform other work as required. SUPERVISION EXERCISED<strong>:</strong>&nbsp; Over assigned police interns.&nbsp; Field training officers over assigned personnel</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>To perform such duties and assume such responsibilities as required of a police officer with the Charter Township of Van Buren.</li> <li>To enforce the laws of the State of Michigan and the ordinances of the Township of Van Buren.</li> <li>To arrest and/or ticket persons found violating the laws.</li> <li>To work for the prevention and suppression of crime.</li> <li>To investigate thoroughly all complaints assigned.</li> <li>To conduct criminal investigations, preserving and processing crime scenes as required.</li> <li>To thoroughly prepare all complaints/investigations for court and/or hearings.</li> <li>To testify in courts and/or judicial hearings as required.</li> <li>Interview suspects, prisoners and witnesses as required.</li> <li>Prepare written reports and correspondence.</li> <li>Inspect assigned department equipment prior to duty, advising the shift commander of any damaged or unserviceable equipment.</li> <li>Perform related work as required.</li> <li>To interact tactfully and courteously with the public and to work harmoniously with other employees.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Qualifications:<br /></strong>Applicants must be Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) licensed or eligible for licensing.<br />Pre-service applicants must have passed the MCOLES reading and writing exam and the physical agility test prior to applying:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.michigan.gov/mcoles/standard-training/testing" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">https://www.michigan.gov/mcoles/standard-training/testing&nbsp;</a></p> <strong>Applicants:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. (college degree strongly preferred)</li> <li>Must pass the interview process</li> <li>Must pass drug screen, physical, psychiatric exam and background investigation</li> <li>No felony charges or disqualifying misdemeanor charges</li> <li>Must possess a valid driver&rsquo;s license and good driving record</li> <li>Be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Successfully complete all phases of the selection process<br /><br /></li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Abilities and Work Environment:<br /></strong>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.</p> <p><strong>Vision</strong>: Possess normal color vision without the assistance of color enhancing lenses. Possess 20/20 corrected vision in each eye.</p> <p><strong>Hearing:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction in accordance with the licensing standards published by the MCOLES.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Contact :&nbsp;</strong>TO APPLY, SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME AND COMPLETED EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION PROVIDED ON OUR WEBSITE:<br /><a href="https://cms9files.revize.com/vanburentwp/POLICE%20AND%20DISPATCH%20APPLICATION.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click Here for Application</a><br /><br />Mail to:<br />Charter Township of Van Buren<br />46425 Tyler Rd, Van Buren Township, MI 48111<br />Attention: Human Resources Department<br />Email: nsumpter@vanburen-mi.org<br />APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL JOB FILLED</p> <p><strong>Deadline for Applying :&nbsp;</strong>Open until filled</p>