City of Kentwood
  • 27-May-2021 to 28-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • Police
  • Kentwood, MI, USA
  • $23.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City of Kentwood Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Police Recruit position. A Police Recruit is a police academy student assigned as a temporary employee within the Police Department intended to result in reclassification of Patrol Officer, contingent upon satisfactory completion of the police academy, background checks, and other Patrol Officer requirements. The Police Recruit reports to the Professional Standards Division Police Captain or their designee. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Attends formal training classes at the Grand Valley State University Police Academy and/or a similar MCOLES approved facility in preparation for reclassification to Patrol Officer.
  • Attends an orientation period at the Police Department.
  • Completes training assignments (resulting from the orientation period).
  • Learns the Department's policies and procedures.

Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have a valid Michigan drivers license;
  • Be a United States citizen at the time of testing for the position;
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED; AND
  • Must have no prior felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions have any felony convictions;

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. The starting pay rate is $23.00 per hour. For more details about this position, please see the full job description.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Captain VanderVeen at or by calling (616) 656-6503.

Applications will be accepted through June 28, 2021.

Kentwood Police Department, 4742 Walma Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49512

The City of Kentwood is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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