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City of Ovid Police Department

The City of Ovid Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer as well as Part-Time Police Officer. The City of Ovid Police Department is a small, friendly rural community in Clinton County and borders Shiawassee County with M-21 running through the city.  We are about 10 miles from St. Johns to the West and about 10 miles to the City of Owosso to the East.  We have about 1500 residents and we are home to the Michigan Milk Producers and Carriage Days.  

The Ovid Police Department offers competitive wages and excellent benefits and offer lateral transfer to qualified candidates as well as flexible scheduling for those who desire to work in a friendly community that supports and appreciates our officers and police department.  We are seeking to fill day and afternoon positions.  

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; participate in investigating criminal law violations occurring within the City limits, obtain evidence and compile information regarding these crimes, prepare cases for filing of charges, testify 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 the general public, court officials, and other City officials in the performance of police operating activities. 

COMMENTS:

The Ovid Police Department is currently looking to full-time police Officer position as well as part-time positions.  Applicants must have a high school degree and have completed training or attending an accredited police academy to become MCOLES licensable.  If you are interested in a career in Law enforcement and are not currently certified please contact Chief Gwizdala as we are also looking to sponsor candidates for the police academy.

Minimum qualifications of applicant:

  • Legally employable in the United States
  • Must meet all MCOLES employment standards
  • Licensed or able to become licensed as a Michigan Law Enforcement Officer
  • No felony convictions
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver's License
  • All candidates must pass a background investigation, psychological exam and drug screening.
  • Able to interact and work with the public.

Individuals with interest in applying for the positions need to provide a current resume and that can be submitted electronically to ChiefGwizdala@ovidmi.org, mailed or delivered personally to 114 E. Front Street, Ovid MI. 48866.  

OPENING DATE: 5/24/2022
CLOSING DATE: 11/30/2022


CONTACT PERSON: Chief Ron Gwizdala
TELEPHONE: 989-834-5335
EMAIL: ChiefGwizdala@OvidMI.org
WEBSITE:  www.ovidmi.org