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Full Time Police Officer

City of Charlevoix
Job Description
The City of Charlevoix is seeking a full time Police Officer who will be responsible for maintaining order in an assigned district, protecting life and property, and preventing crime and disorder.  There will be considerable interaction with tourists and vacationing seasonal residents especially during crowded events and festivals.

The police department has 24 hour coverage with eight hour rotating shifts.  Beginning annual salary is $45,697.  Salary will increase to $48,553 upon successful completion of one year probationary period.  This is a union position with a generous benefit package.

Applicants must possess a valid Michigan driver's license, a valid MCOLES certification or be certifiable and be a graduate of a law enforcement school or an equivalent.  The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check, physical, psychological examination, and a drug test.

Residency Requirement
The selected candidate will be required to reside within twenty (20) miles of the nearest boundary of the City of Charlevoix within 90 days of their date of employment.  The City Manager may allow an additional 90 days for a new employee to comply with residency requirements if the employee's spouse is employed by a public employer and a conflicting/competing residency requirement results, this section shall not apply to the City of Charlevoix employee (prohibited by MCL 15.602)

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The City of Charlevoix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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