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Oxford Police Department: Full-time and Part-time Police Officers Closing Date: March 1, 2024

The Oxford Police Department is looking to fill both one full-time vacancy, as well as several part time positions. The Oxford Police Department is a 24/7 operation providing Police service to the Village of Oxford. Oxford is located in Northern Oakland County, is 2 square miles, with approximately 3500 residents. Oxford has an excellent downtown thanks to our nationally recognized DDA. Oxford also has M-24 running through the heart of downtown, bringing approximately 40,000 vehicles per day. Oxford has full time Fire and ALS services provided by the Oxford Township Fire Department. 

For part time, the starting rate is $20 an hour.  Part Time Officers will be primarily needed to cover vacations and other time off requests. Wages will increase in July of 2024. 

For full time Officers, starting pay is $25.33 with top pay reaching $36.12 on your third anniversary. Night shift premium is $1 per hour for any shifts between 3:00 PM and 7:00 AM. Shifts are 12 hours, with every other weekend off. Officers receive time and a half for holidays worked. Oxford currently recognizes 12 holidays. All officers also receive a holiday check during the first pay period in December for 96 hours of straight time at the Officers current rate of pay. 

Insurance is provided through BCBS of Michigan, and retirement is a MERS 457 with a minimum employee contribution of 5% (Up to 10% if elected) with an employer contribution of 10%. Longevity pay starts at four years. A Health Savings Account is also provided. 

Employees may earn up to 200 hours of vacation (based on years of service), General leave time accumulates at a rate of eight days per year, until 5 years of service where it increases to twelve days per year. Comp time is available in lieu of overtime if requested, and employees are allowed to bank up to 100 hours at a time. Beards, tattoos, and load bearing vests are permitted.

Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree
  • MCOLES licensed or MCOLES licensable
  • No felony convictions
  • Good driving record
  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills Ability to work alone Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays

If interested, please send resume and completed application to Chief Micheal Solwold at solwoldm@thevillageofoxford.org or in person at the Oxford Police Department, 22 W. Burdick Street, Oxford, MI 48371.