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City of Charlotte: Sergeant Closing Date: February 28, 2023
August 19, 2022
The City of Charlotte, Michigan is seeking well qualified candidates for the position of Sergeant to work for the best small department in the State of Michigan. The Charlotte Police Department is a 16-person progressive department that seeks professional candidates with potential for growth and focus on a long-term career with our agency.
The Charlotte Police Department is a full-service department with Specialized teams of highly trained officers as Evidence Technicians, Accident Reconstructionist, Firearms Instructors, Emergency Vehicle Instructors, School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention Officers, Mountain Bicycle Patrol, Drug Enforcement Team, Taser Instructors, Field Training Officers and Defensive Tactics Instructor. The Department hosts its own annual training at our training facility here in the city as well as hosts outside agencies to train in our new classroom facility in City Hall.
Duties include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce laws and city ordinances. Traffic control, enforcement, crime prevention, detection and investigation of incidents involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations are a part of the job tasks for this position. Supervision of 2-3 officers per shift.
Hours include working 12-hour shifts, weekends, holidays, dayshift, nightshift and on an overtime basis.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Position requires substantial contact with the general public, court officials and other city officials in the performance of their police duties.
Ability to perform work requiring good physical condition, ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with subordinates’ peers, supervisors and administration. Ability to exercise good sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions are mandatory.
- Associates Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field with a Bachelor's Degree preferred.
- Must be licensed by MCOLES.
- Must possess a valid State of Michigan driver's license.
- No felony convictions and/or disqualifying histories or poor driving record. Must be able to read and write the English language.
- Must be of good moral and ethical character.
- Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement.
- Must be 21 years of age
- Ability to complete all phases of the selection process.
HOURS, WAGES and BENEFITS
This is a full-time position with an hourly rate of $31.82/hr, plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, optical and the MERS Hybrid retirement plan ALL AT NO COST TO THE EMPLOYEE.
TO APPLY, SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME AND COMPLETED APPLICATION FROM CITY WEBSITE TO:
PAUL BRENTAR CHIEF OF POLICE
111 E. LAWRENCE AVE. CHARLOTTE, MICHIGAN 48813
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking qualified applicants without regard to race or other protected status.