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Huntington Woods Department of Public Safety; Public Safety Officer Closing Date: October 16, 2024

Huntington Woods Department of Public Safety
Public Safety Officer – Full Time
Starting Salary Range of $50,000 (Lateral Pay Adjustments will be made), w/ Top Pay of $93,458 After 48 Months
Request an application at: 248-541-1180 or 

24-hour and 8-hour shifts, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, EAP, Paid Time Off, etc.

Perform Public Safety duties related to the safety of the public and provide service responses to reports of crimes in progress and/or crimes that previously occurred. Respond to requests for medical services and emergencies commensurate with training received and respond to traffic accident scenes to provide medical aid, investigation, and enforcement of related traffic laws. Provide other non-criminal complaint services as directed. Works in cooperation with individual citizens and formal/informal citizen organizations to identify and resolve community problems.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, be a high school graduate (or equivalent) and have successfully completed 60 hours of college credit.

Applicants' driving records are evaluated. The Omnibus Appropriations Bill, signed on 9/30/96, Section 658, bans individuals convicted of most criminal acts involving domestic violence from owning or possessing a firearm. Law Enforcement Officers are specifically not exempted from this prohibition. This prohibition includes individual convicted of misdemeanor crimes, involving domestic violence.

Applicants must have taken and passed the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) tests. There are two MCOLES tests; a written test, and a physical agility test. The applicant is responsible for making the reservation for the MCOLES tests, and paying the fees for the MCOLES tests. Applicants must submit the official results of the MCOLES testing; and if applicable, current MCOLES certification (an Officer in the State of Michigan previously certified by MCOLES).

Applicants must be able to successfully complete the required police training curriculum at a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards/Michigan Law Enforcement Training Council Police Academy; and be deemed certifiable upon graduation.  Preferences will be given to applicants who have graduated or are currently attending, a MCOLES Police Academy.  

Applicants must have the ability to successfully complete the basic fire training curriculum at a Firefighter Training Council approved school, and successfully attain Firefighters Level II certification. Applicants must be eligible for certification as provided; Public Act 203 as amended.

The City of Huntington Woods and the Department of Public Safety are EEO compliant.