Police Officer, Farmington Hills, MI

JOB TITLE:  Police Officer

DEPARTMENT:  Police

EMPLOYMENT GROUP: Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM)

STARTING DATE:    A.S.A. P.

SCHEDULE:  Schedules will be assigned. 

SALARY:   $46,762 - $59,024 (Starting salary based on qualifications and experience)

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:  Candidates must be MCOLES certified or certifiable in Michigan as a police officer.  For further information please visit http://www.michigan.gov/mcoles/0,4607,7-229-41624-150154--,00.html

SPECIAL TRAINING OR SKILLS:  Valid Michigan driver’s license with no more than two hazardous violations in five years and no more than four current points from date of application.  Driving record, criminal history and prior police contacts will also be considered.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident.  Applicants must have attended an MCOLES-recognized police academy and must be certified or certifiable as a police officer in Michigan. Applicants must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with current law enforcement technologies including Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN), Secretary of State (SOS), and all Court Law Enforcement Management Information System (CLEMIS) software/hardware.

EDUCATION:   High School Diploma and 60 hours of college coursework

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:   Newly hired police officer will perform basic law enforcement duties that include responding to calls for service, assisting citizens, and performing assigned tasks as directed by supervisory personnel.

HOW TO APPLY: DO NOT CONTACT FARMINGTON HILLS FOR AN APPLICATION.  You must participate in a written examination administered by EMPCO, Inc.  EMPCO will provide applicants opportunities to take a written examination.  To apply and schedule a test, you can visit https://www.empco.net/testing for dates and locations of test centers, or contact EMPCO directly at (248) 528-8060.  There is a fee to participate in the EMPCO written examination, however limited scholarship opportunities are available through EMPCO. THE EMPCO WRITTEN EXAMINATION MUST BE TAKEN TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.  CANDIDATES WILL BE SELECTED FROM QUALIFIED EMPCO PARTICIPANTS.

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE TAKEN THIS TEST BY FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013.

NOTE: By specifying Farmington Hills Police Department as a prospective department when taking the EMPCO written examination, you have given permission to allow the Department to conduct a LEIN check, Michigan driving record check, and criminal history check should you be selected as a candidate.

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