Decatur Police Department ~ Police Officer full time/part time
OPENING DATE: 07/18/2016
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
The Decatur Police Department is looking for full-time/part-time Police Officer applicants. The village of Decatur is located in Van Buren County, southern end, southwest Michigan. Decatur has a population of 1,700 residents Single person patrols, except on weekends we have recently added a second officer Friday and Saturday evenings. One State Highway, M-51, that intersects the community.
We are a friendly community nestled next to Lake Of The Woods and Red Wolfe Park. Officers are expected to patrol in a motor vehicle and on foot, in all weather conditions, and expected to work nights, days, weekends, and holidays. Work shifts will be 12 hours with one 8 hours shift to equal 80 hours in a two week pay period.
Officer should have excellent communication skills and enjoy working community based policing.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- MCOLES certified or certifiable.
- No felony convictions.
- Acceptable driving record.
- Pass a background inquiry.
- Pass drug screen.
Please mail or drop off a resume and Decatur Employment Application to:
Village of Decatur - Front Office
114 N. Phelps Street
Decatur, MI 49045