**PRE-POSTING INSTRUCTIONS**
ANNOUNCEMENT OF
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
  WITH THE
Department of Human Resources and Labor Relations CITY OF FLINT  
Municipal Center    
1101 S. Saginaw St., Room 9    
Flint, MI 48502 "An Equal Opportunity Employer"  

The Department of Human Resources is recruiting for the position of:
POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT
(Level 15 - None)
Note: Residency within 20 miles of corporate City of Flint limits required at time of appointment.
SALARY:Rate of Pay
ANNUAL:23400.00
HOURLY:11.250
 
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This is a pre-posting for the position of Police Officer Recruit. The official posting is currently scheduled for June 17, 2013. Please see our website at that time for further instructions on applying. The Police Officer Recruit will undergo a structured progressive basic police training program in fulfillment of the State's and Department's minimum standards required to become a sworn Police Office The Recruit will have to successfully complete a 16-18 week course of study at the Police Training Academy maintaining an average of at least 70%. Upon successful completion of academy training, the Recruit will be required to pass a written examination administered by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Upon successful completion of the written examination, the Recruit may be eligible to be assigned to complete an on-the-job field-training program while accompanying a sworn Police Officer. Individuals who are not able for any reason to complete the training, or are not able to maintain the State or Department's minimum requirements for successful completion of the 16-18 week training course shall be deemed to have voluntarily terminated their position.
 
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Be a citizen of the United States.
2. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.
3. Ability to operate an automobile safely and in accordance with traffic laws.
4. Ability to understand and adhere to the laws and rules of the Department.
5. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
6. Ability to prepare written reports.
7. Ability to deal courteously and firmly with the general public.
8. Ability to qualify on physical strength and agility test.
9. Ability to meet the mental standards of the job.
10. Ability and willingness to work in a manner that will not needlessly endanger the safety to one's self, other persons, and equipment.
11. Aptitude for, or skill in, the use of firearms.
12. Vision must be 20/50 in each eye correctable to 20/20 in each eye (contact lenses may be used to meet the 20/50 requirement)
13. Also, have full visual functions and normal color vision and depth perception.
14. Hearing must be normal in each ear.
15. Have no prior felony convictions or high court misdemeanors.
16. Possession of a good moral character as determined by a background investigation under procedures established by the City of Flint Police Department.
17. Ability to successfully pass drug screening, physical and psychological evaluations.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
This position is scheduled to be posted on Monday, June 17, 2013. You must have your MCOLES Reading/Writing and Physical Agility examinations completed prior to applying. If you are in need of this testing, Mott Community College has availability on June 8, 2013, June 15, 2013, and June 22, 2013. You must contact MCOLES to register for the Reading/Writing & Physical Agility Exam. (www.michigan.gov/mcoles) Testing will be held at Mott Community College - L.E.R.T.A. (Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy) - Southern Lakes Campus, 2100 W. Thompson Road, Fenton, Michigan 48430. (810) 762-0934. Please watch our website (www.cityofflint.com) for the official job posting and application procedure.
 
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Eighteen (18) years of age.
2. Possession of a valid Drivers License (a valid State of Michigan Driver's License will be required at time of appointment).
3. Passing score on MCOLES Reading/Writing Test. (Mott Community College has availability for testing on June 8, 2013, June 15, 2013, and June 22, 2013)
4. ***MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS AVAILABILITY FOR READING & WRITING TESTING ON JUNE 8, 2013, JUNE 15, 2013, AND JUNE 22, 2013. YOU MUST CONTACT MCOLES DIRECTLY TO REGISTER. (www.michigan.gov/mcoles)
5. Passing score on MCOLES Physical Agility Examination. (Mott Community College has availability for testing on June 15, 2013, and June 22, 2013)
6. Physical agility only valid for six (6) months - Passing of MCOLES physical agility must be dated within six (6) months/180 days between date of examination and the beginning of the August Academy.
7. ***MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS AVAILABILITY FOR PHYSICAL AGILITY TESTING ON JUNE 15, 2013, AND JUNE 22, 2013. YOU MUST CONTACT MOTT TRAINING ACADEMY TO REGISTER. (810) 762-0934 (Bethany Williams)
8. Testing will be held at Mott Community College - L.E.R.T.A. (Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy) - Southern Lakes Campus, 2100 W. Thompson Road, Fenton, Michigan 48430. (810) 762-0934
9. **READING/WRITING: $68.00 PER PERSON** **PHYSICAL AGILITY: $45.00 PER PERSON**
 
EXAMINATION PROCEDURE:
Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time and location of the examination as soon as practical following the application deadline.
 
EXAMINATION WEIGHTS:
To be Determined
 
DATED:   6/3/2013
Young,Kimberly
KCY


GENERAL

 

Flint is a dynamic city of over 120,000 population with unsurpassed educational facilities.  A junior college and a branch of the University of Michigan are centrally located in the city. The city is undergoing dramatic physical change, with downtown development projects, and urban renewal projects. Flint is nationally known for its college and cultural center and internationally known for its Mott program of community education and recreation. Graduate work may be attained at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, or Central Michigan University, each within an hourís driving time from Flint. Michiganís outstanding expressway system also places Flint within easy driving distance of the stateís many fine summer and winter recreation areas. Flint also has an international airport with scheduled passenger service.

 

The City of Flint employs approximately 1000 full and part-time employees under the civil service system. The many different departments provide such community services as police and fire protection, parks, golf and recreational facilities, street and sewer construction and maintenance, sanitation water supply, water pollution control, community development and many others.

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

 

The City of Flint provides a full range of fringe benefits based on bargaining units and exempt status. Among the benefits are vacations and sick days, generous health and dental plans for employees and eligible dependents, holidays, life insurance and defined contribution or defined benefit retirement system.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

 

APPLICATIONS

Applications must be filled out completely and must clearly show that the minimum qualifications are met. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification.

 

RESUMES

Applicants are encouraged to attach resumes to their completed application forms if they so desire, but a resume will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form.

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Applicants are responsible for promptly notifying the Department of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number.

 

MEDICAL STANDARDS

Employment with the City of Flint is contingent on meeting the medical standards of the position. A pre-employment physical examination administered by the City is required. Any serious medical condition may be cause for disqualification.

 

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBLITY VERIFICATION

All employees, citizens and non-citizens, hired after November 6, 1986 must provide evidence of employment eligibility within 3 business days of the date employment begins.

 

 

 

PH: (810) 766-7280

FAX: (810) 766-7100

www.cityofflint.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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