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City of Pleasant Ridge: Police Officer Closing Date: December 17, 2024

The City of Pleasant Ridge is seeking to fill at least one full time sworn police officer position. Pleasant Ridge is a small community one and a half miles North of Detroit with less than one square mile of area. The city is primarily residential with a business district along Woodward Ave. The city has approximately 60,000 vehicles drive on Woodward Ave and 140,000 vehicles drive through the city on Interstate 696 daily. Pleasant Ridge Police is a 24 hour a day full-service police agency that utilizes another agency’s dispatch and lockup services.

PAY & BENEFITS

  • $79,183 BASE PAY (4TH YEAR)
  • LATERAL PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE
  • AT LEAST 148 HOURS OF PAID TIME OFF FIRST YEAR
  • 12 HOUR SHIFTS, EVERY OTHER WEEKEND OFF
  • MERS PENSION RETIREMENT BENEFIT
  • PLATINUM LEVEL BLUE CROSS / BLUE SHIELD PPO HEALTH PLAN
  • $3,600 ANNUAL BUYOUT IN LIEU OF HEALTH CARE
  • RELAXED FACIAL HAIR & TATTOO POLICY
  • OUTER VEST CARRIERS
  • OPTIONAL TRAFFIC SAFETY OVERTIME DETAILS

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

  • Must be licensed or licensable as a police officer by MCOLES.
  • Must be of good moral character
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license.
  • Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process.
  • Pass extensive personal and professional background check
  • Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as required

Applications may be picked up in person at:
Pleasant Ridge City Hall
23925 Woodward Ave
Pleasant Ridge Mi 48069

Or applications may be found online at: https://cityofpleasantridge.org/pleasant-ridge-police/