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Garden City Police Department: Police Officer/Entry Level Opening Date: 01/04/2022 Closing Date: Until Filled

CONTACT PERSON: Lieutenant Billy Smith
TELEPHONE: 734-793-1746 
EMAIL: Smithb@gardencitymi.org
WEBSITE: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gardencitymi

The City of Garden City is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time entry-level Police Officer. The City of Garden City is a 5.86 square mile city located in Western Wayne County. The department consists of 36 sworn officers.

Here is a list of some of the benefits provided by the Garden City Police Department:

  • Annual salary $49,338.74 - $71,623.00
  • Yearly uniform allowance of $975
  • Yearly firearm proficiency allowance of $1,000
  • Yearly longevity pay - based on number of years of service - increases every year of employment
  • Substantial pension at 25 years of service with a 2.5 multiplier thru M.E.R.S
  • 2% COLA (cost of living) increase yearly once in retirement for the life of the retiree
  • Additional overtime assignments available year round
  • Full medical coverage for officer and dependents
  • Tuition reimbursement for course study applicable to law enforcement profession up to a Masters Degree
  • 12 hour shift schedule for patrol officers - every other weekend is a three day weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off)
  • Vacation time up to 216 hrs a year - based on number of years of service
  • Financially stable community
  • Employees must reside within a 20 mile radius of Garden City. New employees must reside within this radius within one year of employment with the City.

Various bureaus and positions available at Garden City Police Department:

  • Patrol division
  • Detective Bureau
  • Command division
  • K9 officer
  • Community Resource Officer (CRO)
  • School Resource officer (SRO)
  • Undercover investigations assignments (DEA), (MNET), (WW Auto Theft)
  • GCPD staffed Search Warrant Team (SOG)
  • Multijurisdictional SWAT team assignment covering 150+ miles between various member agencies
  • Commercial Traffic Officer
  • Aerial Vehicle Officer
  • …and more…

All applicants are required to complete an electronic application located at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gardencitymi and take a test for this position, go to www.empco.net/ and follow the instructions. You must complete the application and pass the EMPCO test before you are considered for an interview. Applications are being accepted until all positions are filled.