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Richfield Township Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: October 1, 2022

Richfield Township is a recreational wonderland located in the heart of Northern Lower Michigan with some of the best hunting, fishing and trails in Michigan and an all-seasons lake. With a fulltime population of just over 3700, this is an amazing area to build a life. We focus on community policing and have a close-knit department. Our officers are all Police, Fire and EMS trained. 

If this sounds like the right fit for you, please email your resume to sharrowa@rtdps.com 

Qualified applicants will be highly motivated, career oriented, and have strong interpersonal skills. 

All Applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Be a United States Citizen.
  • Possess at a minimum a High School diploma with an Associate's Degree or have 60 college credits, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Have no felony convictions, misdemeanor convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. No history of criminal or improper conduct. No poor employment or irresponsible financial history.
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver's license. 
  • Be Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certified or certifiable.
  • Possess certification as a Firefighter I and II or the ability to obtain certification as a Firefighter I and II.
  • Possess a Michigan  EMT-B license. Preference will be made to Licensed Paramedics.
  • Be of good moral character.

Required Documents:

  • Richfield Township Public Safety application found at richfieldtownship.org 
  • Resume
  • MCOLES licensed
  • Copy of drivers license
  • Copy of Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification (if certified)
  • Copy of EMS license (if licensed)

Benefit Package:

  • Competitive wage package with lateral transfer consideration
  • Paid holidays, Sick time accruing at 8hrs a month with ability to carry 720 hours
  • MERS defined benefit package
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retiree healthcare package 
  • 12 hour shifts with a 3 day weekend every other week
Opening Date: 09/07/2022  
Closing Date: 10/01/2022  

Contact Person: Allen Sharrow  
Telephone: 989-389-4071
Email: sharrowa@rtdps.com  
Website Link: https://www.richfieldtownship.org/public-safety-department