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City of Portage: Employed Police Recruit Closing Date: April 5, 2023

Are you ready to put your passion to work and become a Police Officer with the Portage Department of Public Safety?   The City of Portage would like to invest in the future of deserving candidates and the Portage Police Department by sponsoring cadets in the police academy and providing career opportunities.  The individuals sought are those who have taken initiative to gain higher education, have proven communication skills, demonstrated integrity, and have a passion for service and caring for the community. 

The starting salary for the Police Officer Trainee position is $44,241.60 annually, paid on an hourly basis with benefits. Within five years, the annual salary for an Officer will increase to $77,371.77. The cost of tuition, books, and required test fees will be provided upon the signing of a sponsorship cost agreement. Upon successful completion of the police academy and receiving the MCOLES certification, the position will be converted to the position of Police Officer.  The starting salary for the Police Officer position is $52,375.76 annually, paid on an hourly basis.

Go online to view full requirements and to apply!

Opening Date: 03/14/2023  
Closing Date: 04/05/2023  

Contact Person: Betsy Loebig  
Telephone: 269-329-4494  
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