Hiring

Professional Standards Division

Hiring
KENTWOOD POLICE OFFICERS

LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN law enforcement? 

The City of Kentwood Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Police Officer.  We are looking for ambitious men and women with high moral integrity and a strong work ethic.

minimum requirements: 
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be a United States citizen at the time of testing for the position;
  • Must not have any felony convictions;
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver's license prior to hire date; and
  • Must have attended a police academy; and
  • Be MCOLES certified or certifiable  by December 31, 2019
  • Qualified candidates must take the EMPCO written examination if they have not already taken it.  
Salary: 
  • The current starting pay range is $25.80 per hour ($53,671 annual).
  • The top pay after four years is $33.89 per hour ($70,492 annual).
BENEFITS:
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans including vision and dental
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation – 80 hrs after six months, 160 max.
  • Retirement/401K (15% total) 
  • Continuing education and training
Law Enforcement Officer Information
Police Officer Job Description


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Officer smith
phone: (616) 656-6685
E-Mail:
SMITHR@KENTWOOD.US