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City of Northville
Attn: Melissa Wyman, Finance Department
215 West Main Street
Northville, MI 48167
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Position of Police Officer
Northville City Police Department
Northville City is located on the west side of both Oakland and Wayne
counties and is situated in both counties. The Oakland County portion is
surrounded by the city of Novi. The Wayne County portion is surrounded
by Northville Township. Northville is served by Northville Public
Schools. The city is located 21 miles northeast of Ann Arbor and 29
miles northwest of Detroit. The population was 5,970 at the 2010 census
and the city is approximately two square miles in area.
Northville has a very lively downtown with an active Downtown
Development Authority. Also, it is home to one of the few remaining
horseracing tracks in the State. It has a City Manager form of
government that encourages participation from its residents and business
Starting salary is $43,325 with top pay being $62,462 after five
years. There is a 10 percent educational incentive for a Bachelor’s
Degree and a 5 percent educational incentive for an Associate Degree
when the officer reaches top pay.
Health insurance is offered through Blue Care Network with an opt-out
payment of 25 percent with proof of other health insurance. Both Optical
and Dental coverage is provided.
Retirement is through MERS Defined Contribution Plan.
The Department currently consists of a Chief, Captain, two Sergeants
and nine Police Officers. The Department contracts for Dispatch and
Lock-up services from Northville Township. The Department is currently
looking to fill one full-time officer position.
The Department requires applicants to have a minimum of an Associate
Degree in law enforcement or a related field. Preference will be given
to applicants who are MCOLES certifiable, have prior experience, and
those with a bachelor’s degree. Applicants will be selected by an oral
board and should be prepared to undergo a comprehensive background
investigation and psychological examination. The chosen applicant must
meet all MCOLES requirements; complete a Field Training Program and a
one year probationary period.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or
disability. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable
accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
prior to testing.
Applications may be found at at the link below and should be
forwarded along with a resume to the following address.
Department Application for Employment
Northville Police Department
215 W. Main St.
Northville, MI 48167