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Berkley Public Safety Department: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: April 30, 2024
October 19, 2023
Salary: Pay Range $48,996 to $79,713 yearly Depending on Experience. Lateral transfers may start
Type of Position: Full-Time
Must have one of the following: MCOLES Licensed, Licensable, or currently enrolled on Police Academy; State of Michigan Fire I&II or currently enrolled in a Fire Academy. Applicants without MCOLES License or Fire Certification and are not currently enrolled in an academy are still encouraged to apply.
Description & Details
Public Safety Officer:
The City of Berkley Department of Public Safety, a fully consolidated police and fire department, is seeking qualified applicants to create a list for the position of Public Safety Officer due to an anticipated opening. Starting salary range is $44,636 to $74,386, with complete benefit package and six-month step pay increases until top pay.
The City of Berkley is currently offering a lateral transfer compensation program based on prior full-time experience. Any incoming employee who is currently certified as a police officer or firefighter will be given service credit toward reaching top pay.
Current full-time sworn law enforcement officer lateral transfer pay for 2023:
- 0 – 12 months experience – $54,846
- 12 – 24 months experience – $60,673
- 25 – 36 months experience – $66,498
- Defined Benefits Pension System
- 12-hour shifts
- All uniforms and equipment provided
- Cleaning Allowance
- Tattoos permitted
- External load-bearing ballistic vests
- Newly renovated gym and exercise equipment
- Permitted to exercise on duty
- Indoor firearms range
- 13 paid holidays
- Medical (BCN), dental, vision and prescription insurance provided with no cost to employee
- Life Insurance provided by employer
- Bereavement Leave
- Tuition reimbursement for college credits
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Opportunity to work in a community that is supportive of law enforcement
Applicants with experience as a Public Safety Officer is desired but not mandatory. Applications are available online at www.berkleymich.org. Pre-employment psychological and physical exam including drug screening is required. Deadline for receipt of applications is November 19, 2023 by noon or until filled.
How to Apply / Contact:
To apply submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application (available online at www.berkleymich.org/explore_berkley/employment_opportunities.php) and return it by email to email@example.com or in person at Berkley Department of Public Safety, 2395 W. Twelve Mile Rd, Berkley, MI 48072; c/o Lt. C. Miller no later than November 19, 2023 to Berkley Public Safety Department. Contact Lieutenant Corey Miller with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-658-3385.
The City of Berkley is an Equal Opportunity Employer