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City of Muskegon: Police Officer Closing Date: September 30, 2022

SALARY:

$52,416.00 - $74,256.00 Annually

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Police Officers provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, promoting good community relations and patrolling assigned area to prevent crime; enforce laws, ordinances and traffic regulations, control crowds, and arrest violators; and may perform a specialized police activity such as criminal investigations, undercover surveillance, or participate in juvenile cases.

REQUIRED MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or the equivalent (An Associate's degree or equivalent preferred).
  2. Must be a licensed Michigan Police Officer, currently attending a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certified police academy, or eligible for MCOLES licensing.
  3. State of Michigan Vehicle Operator's License, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain one throughout employment.
  4. Other requirements as specified by collective bargaining agreements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Examination Parts and Weights:

Written examination - Pass/Fail
Oral examination - 100%

The selected candidate must undergo a psychological evaluation, a post-offer medical examination (including back screen and complete physical) and drug screening test given by a City appointed physician before the first day of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the medical examination and drug screening test.  Applicants for City employment may be subject to a post-offer criminal background check, depending on the nature and assignment of the position. When such check is conducted, an offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the criminal background check.  Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent.

APPLICANT REVIEW PROCEDURE

Any applicant is entitled to a review of any determination or action taken by the City regarding the applicant's employment application.  Inquiries should be directed to the Muskegon County Human Resources Department.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this recruitment is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present and future vacancies in this classification in the City system.  For each opening, the Department Head has her/his choice of the candidates who meet the required minimum entrance qualifications.  This list remains in effect for up to one year unless exhausted or extended.

THE CITY OF MUSKEGON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE CITY OF MUSKEGON HAS ADOPTED A VETERANS PREFERENCE POLICY THAT RECOGNIZES QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE  

Opening Date: 09/16/2022  
Closing Date: 09/30/2022  

Contact Person: Christine Evans  
Telephone: 231-724-6444  
Email: evansch@muskegoncounty.net