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West Bloomfield Township: Police Officer Closing Date: April 26, 2024

West Bloomfield Township is accepting applications for Police Officer. In order to be considered, you must submit a completed application and required documents by Friday, April 26, 2024.

Our NEW annual starting salary rates are as follows:

  • Academy sponsored- $61,743.97 (We will also pay you while attending)
  • Academy graduate- $69,242.37

Police Officers that are currently certified/licensed by MCOLES and have at least 2 full years of employment as a full time Police Officer with a governmental law enforcement agency are eligible for our lateral compensation program based on full time experience.

  • Lateral-$76,740.77

Current Police Officer pay progresses up to $90,100.00. Top rate for the 2025 contract is $92,803.00. We have a generous fringe benefit package that includes: pension, medical, prescription, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to be licensed as a police officer in the State of Michigan by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Must have an Associate’s Degree or higher from a recognized accredited college or university at the time of hire.
  • Must not have any felony convictions, including expunged convictions, or convictions of any other type or nature that affect MCOLES certification/licensing.
  • Must have passed the MCOLES pre-employment written and physical agility exams at time of application. (Not applicable to current MCOLES certified/licensed Police Officers or those eligible for immediate re-licensing pursuant to MCOLES standards).
  • Must possess a valid State of Michigan motor vehicle or chauffeur’s license and good driving record.
  • Must have passed the written examination given by EMPCO with an unexpired score of 70% or better at time of application.
  • See hiring policy for further requirements.

To schedule the Empco law enforcement test, complete a profile, and take the test, please go to www.empco.net/testing/ and follow the instructions. There is a fee to take the examination, but results of this test will be accepted by all participating police departments in Michigan. The deadline for testing is Friday, April 26, 2024.

In order to be considered for employment, you MUST submit a completed Township application and required documents by Friday, April 26, 2024. In addition to the application, please submit a copy of your EMPCO written test results showing your name, score and the date of the results.

If you have not attended the Police Academy or are a current/recent Police Academy student or graduate, you must also submit a copy of your MCOLES written and physical agility test results. For our employment application, job description, hiring policy and benefit information, please visit https://www.wbtownship.org/jobs/.

All documents must be sent to resume@wbtownship.org or Human Resources, 4550 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323 by Friday, April 26, 2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer