Van Buren Township, MI

Van Buren Township

<p><strong>Human Resources instrumentally progresses the Township culturally and competitively to create a modern form of municipal government by developing expert knowledge of HR trends. From four-day work&nbsp;<span class="bx-messenger-ajax bx-messenger-ajax-black" data-entity="date" data-messageid="139446" data-ts="1675951200">weeks</span>&nbsp;(4DWW&rsquo;s) to mitigating unconscious bias in employment decisions and talent practices, we create redefining engagement. Always fostering a diverse representation and inclusive environment within our teams promoting true equality.</strong></p> https://www.vanburen-mi.org/

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Full Time

$28.94 ($63,215.27)

Overview: <p><strong>CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF VAN BUREN<br /></strong><strong>JOB VACANCY<br /><br /></strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF VAN BUREN</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.</p> <p class="p1"><strong>Position Title</strong>: FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER (SWORN)<br /> <strong>Union Affiliation</strong>: POLC Patrol &amp; Dispatch<br /> <strong>Starting Hourly Wage</strong>: $28.94 ($63,215.27)<br /> <strong>Shift:</strong> 12-hour shifts (84 hours per pay period)<br /><br /></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Excellent Benefit Package:<br /></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></p> <p class="p1">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.</p> <p class="p1">SUPERVISION EXERCISED<strong>:</strong>&nbsp; Over assigned police interns. Field training officers over assigned personnel.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul class="ul1"> <li class="li1">To perform such duties and assume such responsibilities as required of a police officer with the Charter Township of Van Buren.</li> <li class="li1">To enforce the laws of the State of Michigan and the ordinances of the Township of Van Buren.</li> <li class="li1">To arrest and/or ticket persons found violating the laws.</li> <li class="li1">To work for the prevention and suppression of crime.</li> <li class="li1">To investigate thoroughly all complaints assigned.</li> <li class="li1">To conduct criminal investigations, preserving and processing crime scenes as required.</li> <li class="li1">To thoroughly prepare all complaints/investigations for court and/or hearings.</li> <li class="li1">To testify in courts and/or judicial hearings as required.</li> <li class="li1">Interview suspects, prisoners and witnesses as required.</li> <li class="li1">Prepare written reports and correspondence.</li> <li class="li1">Inspect assigned department equipment prior to duty, advising the shift commander of any damaged or unserviceable equipment.</li> <li class="li1">Perform related work as required.</li> <li class="li1">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>