Gibraltar Police Department ~ Police Officer (Part-Time)
OPENING DATE: 10/13/2016
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

CONTACT PERSON: Chief of Police Larry Williams
TELEPHONE: 734-676-1022   EXTENSION: 215
EMAIL: williams@cityofgibraltar.net
WEBSITE: http://www.cityofgibraltar.net/

The Gibraltar Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Police Officer. The Gibraltar Police Department is a community oriented department with a mission of providing the residents of Gibraltar with exemplary police services. Officers are expected to be dedicated, committed and maintain a high standard of police professionalism both on and off-duty. Officers are expected to attend Basic Emergency Medical Training once hired.    

POSITION SUMMARY/JOB DESCRIPTION:
To perform responsible law enforcement and patrol work;  regulate traffic, protect life and property and prevent crime and disorder; to provide assistance at the scene of accidents and other  medical emergencies; work on rotating shifts; participating in investigating criminal law violations occurring within the City limits, obtaining evidences and compiling information regarding these crimes, preparing cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities; Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances.

This position requires substantial contact with general public, court officials, and other City officials in the performance of police operating activities.

Applicants must be able to work weekends, holidays, and occasionally on short notice. 
This is a part-time position at a wage of $18.00, not more than 28 hours per week.

Part time officers will be granted preference for filling full time officer vacancies when they occur. 

COMMENTS:
The Gibraltar Police Department is currently looking to fill two part time police officer positions.
Applicants must have the equivalent of an associate's degree and have completed training at an accredited police academy, and be MCOLES certifiable.                                                           

Minimum qualifications of applicant:

  • 21 years of age
  • Legally Employable in the United States
  • Must meet all MCOLES employment standards
  • Certified or able to be certified as a Michigan Law Enforcement Officer
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver's License                                                                          
  • All candidates must pass a background investigation, psychological exams and drug screening.
  • High School Diploma or GED. Certificate with a minimum of two consecutive years of employment in one location as a certified police officer

Note the following:

  • Applicants must possess good moral character as determined by a favorable comprehensive background investigation covering school and employment records, home environment and personal traits and integrity.
    • Consideration will be given to all law violations, including traffic and conservation law convictions, as indicating a lack of good character.
  • Applicants will not be considered if they have any of the following: 
    • Any prior arrests.

Individuals with interest in applying for the positions need to provide a current resume and employment application which can found at www.cityofgibraltar.net under the “Forms tab”  electronically, or in person, to Chief of Police Larry Williams at the Gibraltar Police Department.

Chief Williams can be contacted at, 734-676-5229,  Prior to being considered for an oral board interview, applicants must take and receive an acceptable passing score on pre-employment test given by EMPCO Incorporated Law Enforcement Testing System. Information about how to take this test can be found at:  https://www.empco.net/testing/.

All applicants who have requested to be included for consideration in the hiring process and has received an acceptable passing score on the EMPCO test will be contacted by Chief of Police or his designee for a date and time for their individual oral interview.

Candidates will be invited for an oral interview; a chosen candidate is then given a notice of conditional employment pending the outcome of an extensive background investigation.

The position of part-time Police Officer is a sworn position, carrying all the duties, rights, and responsibilities of a regular full-time officer.

The City of Gibraltar considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or creed, gender, disability, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation and gender identity.