Grand Haven Department of Public Safety ~ Public Safety Officer
Opening Date: 9-8-2017
Closing Date: 9-22-2017

CONTACT PERSON: Shawne Nieusma
TELEPHONE: 616-842-3460
EMAIL: snieusma@grandhaven.org
WEBSITE: www.grandhaven.org

Public Safety Officer III Cross Trained-Police/Fire/EMS

The City of Grand Haven Public Safety Department is offering an excellent opportunity for a full time Public Safety Officer III.

Under the supervision of the Public Safety Sergeant, this individual performs the duties of police officer, firefighter; and medical first responder. These duties include enforcing local ordinances and state laws, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, affecting the physical arrest of suspects, operation of emergency vehicles, conducting criminal investigations, and entering areas dangerous to life and health to extinguish fires in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Applicants must have the ability to work under pressure, act quickly and decisively, as well as obtain accurate information through interview, interrogation and observation. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to analyze information and to communicate and interact professionally with other employees, the general public and various professional contacts. The extensive physical requirements for this position include the ability to lift and carry objects up to 165 pounds.

A BA from an accredited college or university is preferred and the applicant must be licensed or have completed all necessary training to be licensed as a police officer through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards not later than October 31, 2017. Certification level of Firefighter I and II in accordance with the standards set by the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council and current Medical First Responder license is preferred but not required at the time of application. The starting salary is $22.95 per hour based on the current union contract and requires a work schedule of 2184 hours per year.

Applications and a complete job description are available at the Human Resources Department. Please submit resume, three professional references, copies of MCOLES license, FF I and II Certification, MFR license and a completed application to the Human Resources Department, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 no later than September 22, 2017.

Equal Opportunity Employer