Franklin – Bingham Farms Police Department
Full-Time Police Officer, Patrol
Opening Date: 10/11/2021
Closing Date: 10/25/2021
CONTACT PERSON: D/Sgt. Bob Mydloski
The Franklin – Bingham Farms Police Department is currently accepting employment applications from qualified candidates to join our team for the position of full-time Police Officer in Patrol. At the current time, there is one (1) full-time opening in Patrol. Other Patrol positions may become available after the first of the year. Our department covers two Villages in Southeastern Michigan, Franklin and Bingham Farms, with a total residential population of about 5,000 people. The population of our jurisdiction quadruples every business day due to commercial properties and businesses along Telegraph Road, which are within a designated Special Assessment District (SAD).
THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
- Must be a United States Citizen.
- Must have reached 21st birthday at the time of appointment.
- Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license with an excellent driving history.
- Must possess a minimum Associates degree or 60 credits from an accredited college or university (Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required).
- Ability to successfully pass an extensive background check, physical examination, psychological examination and drug screening test.
- Ability to perform the essential job functions of a Police Officer.
- Must be licensed as a Police Officer by MCOLES.
- Must be registered with EMPCO and have a valid test score posted.
- Ability to complete all phases of the selection process.
- Preference is given to those with prior experience as a certified Police Officer.
- Perform routine patrol / shift duties / taking and responding to calls for service.
- Enforce Federal and State of Michigan laws, as well as Village ordinances.
- Conduct criminal investigations.
- Enforce traffic laws and conducts traffic-related investigations.
- Make arrests and conduct interviews of persons / subjects.
- Effectively communicate verbally and in writing - capable of preparing detailed and articulate police reports, citations, search warrants, and warrant requests.
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate with residents, visitors, businesspersons and others.
SALARY AND BENEFITS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
- The current salary range is $52,526.00 to $72,246.00 after four years of service. It should be noted that the current Union contract ends on 12/31/2021 and is currently being re-negotiated.
- All uniforms and firearm provided at time of hire. $1,000.00 uniform allowance paid every year after first year.
- MERS B-2 (defined benefit) 2.0% multiplier. Retirement at age 50 with 25 years of service.
- BCBSM Health Insurance. Dental/Optical Insurance provided through Guardian.
- Twelve paid holidays per year.
- Retirement Health Care provided.
- Paid vacation leave and sick leave provided.
Interested persons must apply to Chief Daniel Roberts, Franklin – Bingham Farms Police Department, 32311 Franklin Road, Franklin, MI 48025. Applications can be obtained from the Village of Franklin Website at www.Franklin.MI.US, or by calling the police clerk at (248) 626-9672.
Employer: Village of Franklin, Michigan
Compensation: $16.00 per hour to start. 20 hours per week.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Chief Daniel Roberts, Franklin - Bingham Farms Police Department, 32311 Franklin Road, Franklin, MI 48025. Or submit via email to FranklinPolice@comcast.net. Any questions may be directed to Sergeant Robert Mydloski at (248) 626-9672, or email of MydloskiR@VillagePD.org.
Description: The Franklin - Bingham Farms Police Department is seeking a part-time Police Clerk to handle many different types of administrative duties within the office. This position averages 20 hours per workweek, and the hours are between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. The duties of the Police Clerk involve heavy interaction with the public, both at the front desk of the department and over the phone. Exceptional interpersonal skills are a must. Among other duties, the Police Clerks maintain records for the department. They prepare and disseminate many different types of reports, including tracking key statistics/metrics for the department. A basic knowledge of computers is required. The Police Clerks are responsible for accurately reviewing daily paperwork from the Officers, and ensuring that those documents get recorded and filed in the appropriate location. The Police Clerk positions report directly to the Detective/Sergeant in the department.