Why Wyoming?

Police Officer

Department: Public Safety: Police
Department Head: Kimberly Koster, Director of Police & Fire Services
Date Posted: 07/28/2021
Date Closing: 02/28/2022
Wage: $31.00-$37.25 per hour
An Equal Opportunity Employer

 Police Officer

The Wyoming Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for police officers. Applicants must submit a completed City of Wyoming employment application by the posted deadline to be considered for this job posting.  Starting wage will be dependent on qualifications. Employees in this job classification will have the opportunity to join the POLC union. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the position to be considered for this job posting.  

This is an open posting; interviews will be scheduled throughout the posting process. The Wyoming Dept. of Public Safety reserves the right to extend immediate contingent job offers as qualified, experienced candidates are identified. Police Officers with the Wyoming Department of Public Safety are NOT cross trained and are NOT required to possess firefighting or MFR qualifications. Those with current or previous military experience are encouraged to apply.

This position includes a generous benefit package including an employer-paid defined contribution plan (8%) and post-employment health plan (4%), a comprehensive health insurance plan, dental and vision insurance plans, life insurance, paid vacation and sick time and paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, longevity pay, on-duty wellness program, and free access to an employee assistance program. Special Assignments include: K-9, Detective, Tactical Unit, Honor Guard, Crisis Negotiation Unit, Motor Unit, Community Services, School Resource Officer, Kent Area Narcotics Team, Tactical Bike Unit (mobile field force team)

Wyoming is a vibrant, diverse community covering 25 square miles on the southwest side of Grand Rapids. The region boasts award-winning cultural and family activities such as a presidential museum, art and children’s museums, symphony, ballet, and theater, the John Ball Zoo, an AHL hockey team and High-A baseball team, farmers markets, breweries, restaurants, shopping, parks, hiking and biking trails, beaches, and camping.  Only a short drive to the shores of Lake Michigan, outdoor recreational opportunities abound. 

This job posting will remain open until all budgeted vacancies have been filled:

Should an applicant need any disability related accommodations or other consideration in the application process, please notify our human resources department upon submittal of application by email at hr_fax@wyomingmi.gov.

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