Public Safety Officer: Kalamazoo Michigan Deadline November 13, 2015

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Public Safety Officer

Deadline: November 13, 2015

Salary: $20.62 – $31.24 Hourly

Job Description:

Description/Distinguishing Features

  • TESTING IS BY INVITATION ONLY, AFTER REVIEW OF APPLICATION/QUALIFICATIONS
  • IF HIRED, ALL TRAINING IS PROVIDED/PAID (POLICE/FIRE/MFR)
  • TRAINING WAGE $18.76/HR (IF ALREADY FF I&II, $20.62), AFTER 1 YR, $23.08/HR
  • KDPS TRAINING APPROVED FOR VETERAN GI BILL/OJT EDUCATION BENEFITS
  • READ JOB DESCRIPTION BELOW FOR EXPECTATIONS:

The Public Safety Officer II:

42 Hour responds to emergency calls for police, fire, and rescue. This position performs duties that deter crime through patrol, respond to citizen calls for police, respond to fire, responds to basic emergency medical calls, protect property, mediate and provide conflict resolution, and assist with fire prevention. Public Safety Officer II interacts with the public on a daily basis.

Examples of Duties

  • Maintains law and order and protects lives and property
  • Enforces applicable laws and ordinances
  • Responds to law enforcement related calls for service including high risk, emergency, crimes in progress, alarms, disturbances, civil issues, and other types of incidents
  • Conducts criminal investigations including taking control of a crime scene; identifying, protecting and impounding evidence; interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects; and developing leads to solve crime
  • Operates as a State of Michigan Fire Fighter 2 classification responding to fire and emergency medical calls for service including structure fires, alarms, traffic crash events, hazardous material and injured/sick persons
  • Operates in various capacities on fire calls for service including incident evaluation/size-up, incident command, fire suppression, life rescue, apparatus set-up and operation, rapid intervention, salvage, and incident safety officer
  • Operates assigned rescue, extrication, and fireground operations equipment
  • Assists private ambulance service Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics on emergency medical calls for service
  • Completes fire inspections as required

Essential Qualifications

  • Must pass firefighter physical fitness, drug and psychological testing (including normal/corrected eye sight, no color blindness)
  • Must pass thorough background investigation (no felonies, including if expunged)
  • Must be at least 21 at time of appointment

Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain:

– MCOLES certification (attend & pass Michigan police academy)

– Valid State of Michigan driver’s license

Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain:

– Medical First Responder certification (pass state exams)

– Fire Fighter I & II certifications (pass state exams)

Acceptable Training and Experience

Minimum of High School Diploma; Associate or higher preferred, or any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the functions of the job

The City of Kalamazoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

 

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