Westland, MI – Police Officer – Deadline July 8, 2022

The City of Westland is accepting qualified applicants to fill immediate openings for the position of full-time Police Officer through July 8, 2022 at 4:00 PM.  Academy graduation or enrollment is not required at time of application.

Applications will be accepted from those meeting any of the following criteria:

  • Certified or certifiable Police Officers.
  • Applicants who graduated from or are currently attending a Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy.
  • Applicants who provide proof of successful completion of the MCOLES physical and written tests AND either possesses an Associate or higher degree from an accredited college or university, or is currently enrolled in an accredited college or university with 30 credits or more achieved.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, not less than 21 years of age, possess a High School Diploma or GED, and possess a valid driver license.

All applicants must successfully pass the Police Officer written examination offered through EMPCO (empco.net) prior to submitting a City of Westland employment application.  This includes Certified Police Officers.

Applicants must submit proof of all eligibility requirements at the time of application.

City of Westland employment applications are available online only at: https://www.cityofwestland.com/DocumentCenter/View/412/Westland-Police-Officer-Application-PDF

Applications must be hand-delivered, email delivered, or received in the Westland City Clerk’s Office at Westland City Hall 36300 Warren Road, Westland, Michigan until 4:00 PM on July 8, 2022.  Direct questions to 734-467-3187.

Applications received after 4:00 PM on July 8, 2022 – including those delivered by the Post Office or another entity – will not be considered.

Fringe benefits include: Uniform allowance, holiday pay, weapons qualification pay, optical, medical and hospitalization insurance, dental, vacation, sick and personal leave days, life insurance and pension.

  • Starting salary / compensation package of $53,804 (prior experience will start at a higher pay rate)
  • Top salary / compensation package of $86,841
  • Defined Benefit Pension plan with a multiplier of 2.25
  • Top vacation accrual of 260 hours per year
  • 18 hours of sick time per month
  • A bonus of 48 hours of vacation time per year will be added to your bank if less than 48 hours of sick time are used
  • At the employee’s option, excess sick hours are paid off at 100% for anything over 400 hours per year
  • Vacation hours above 240 will be paid off at 100% each year
  • 15 Paid holidays
  • 72 hours of personal time per year

The Westland Police Department also offers many different assignments and opportunities for advancement.  If you have any questions about the contract or what the department has to offer, please email recruitment@wlpd.net

Westland, MI – Police Officer – Deadline July 8, 2022
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