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Police Officer 1

Civilian
Kalamazoo Township Police Department - Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$43,158.00 annual
Top Pay:
$62,691.00 annual

Job Description

Charter Township of Kalamazoo - POLICE OFFICER 1 The Township of Kalamazoo Police Department is seeking qualified applicants who are highly motivated and career oriented for the position of Police Officer 1. The Township of Kalamazoo is located in southwest Michigan, within Kalamazoo County. The police department serves a population of approximately 24,000 residents within a 12 square mile area in both the Township of Kalamazoo and the City of Parchment. The department has an authorized strength of 32 sworn officers and approximately 42 FTEs overall. Assignments include patrol, criminal investigations, narcotics, school resource officer and auto theft. In addition, officers serve as trainers and specialists in a variety of areas. The department responds to approximately 16,000 calls for service per year and offers excellent in-service training for its staff. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. (college degree strongly preferred)
  • Have no felony convictions; misdemeanors will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and a very good driving record
  • Be Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards certified or certifiable
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process
WAGES & BENEFITS
  • Police Officer 1 starting salary is $43,158 (2014 rate)
  • Top police officer pay after 6 years of service is $62,691 (2014 rate)
  • Excellent health, life and disability insurance
  • Municipal Employees’ Retirement System B4 defined benefit pension
  • Personal time - 24 hours per year
  • Vacation time - 1 to 3 years - 14 days; 4 to 9 years - 21 days; 10+ years - 30 days
  • Holidays – 10 per year
  • Continued education – 50% college tuition reimbursement
  • Uniforms, uniform cleaning and equipment provided
  • Longevity pay
To apply go to www.ktpd.org to obtain an application and instructions. Applications will be accepted through noon on December 30, 2013. The Charter Township of Kalamazoo is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Information

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. (college degree strongly preferred)
  • Experience: : M.C.O.L.E.S. certified or certifiable
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. (college degree strongly preferred)
  • Have no felony convictions; misdemeanors will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and a very good driving record
  • Be Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards certified or certifiable
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process

Contact Informaton

Sgt. Larry Haynor

Kalamazoo Township Police Department
1720 Riverview Dr.
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49004
phone: 269-567-7523

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