Farmington Hills Police Department ~ Police Officer, Full-Time, Regular
Opening Date: 5/15/17
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

CONTACT PERSON: Lieutenant Jon Haupt
TELEPHONE: 248 871-2705
EMAIL: jhaupt@fhgov.com

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time, Regular
WORK SCHEDULE: Schedules will be assigned.
PAY RATE: $49,624- $62,637 (Starting salary based on qualifications and experience.)
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE: Candidates must be MCOLES licensed or licensable in Michigan as a police officer at the time of a conditional job offer. For further information please visit http://www.michigan.gov/mcoles/0,4607,7-229-41624-150154--,00.html

EDUCATION: High School Diploma and 60 hours of college coursework

SPECIAL SKILLS & TRAINING: 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 at the time of a conditional job offer. 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.

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 first participate in a written examination administered by EMPCO, Inc.  EMPCO will provide applicants opportunities to take a written examination.  To complete a profile 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.

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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