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City of Jonesville – (2) Full-Time Police Officer Positions
Would you like more time off than you are currently getting? Tired of working afternoon shift, missing all of the family events? The City of Jonesville is seeking positive, self-motivated, conscientious individuals to serve as a police officer. We are focused on officer wellness and family time with our unique rotating schedule. You work two (2) days (48hrs) and have the next four (4) days (96hrs) off.

You live at the department for those two days. We have a full kitchen, sleeping/showing quarters, cable TV and internet at your disposal. You could enjoy all of what Michigan has to offer on your four days off. Take a mini vacation each week, get a second job, go back to school, the options are endless. The fire service has enjoyed this type of work schedule successfully for years and it’s time law enforcement does also.

Successful candidate must be MCOLES certifiable, a high school graduate, and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. Associate’s degree in criminal justice or related field is preferred. Testing consists of written exam, oral interview, background investigation, physical examination, including drug screen.

Full-Time Compensation/Benefits:  Pay range:  $22.00hr-$25.92hr; starting pay DOQ.
Comprehensive benefits package provided:
High Deductible Health Insurance plan (1,500/3,000), 10% premium co-share
Vision and Dental Insurance, 20% premium co-share
Pension ICMA 401(a) defined contribution – City contribution equal to 5% of wages, with an employee contribution of 5, 7 or 10%
Optional ICMA deferred compensation and Roth IRA
Disability $1,500/mo. benefit, 20% premium co-share
Life Insurance policy provided - $50,000 benefit
Optional cancer and accident coverage
Paid holidays, earned vacation, sick and personal leave

Send a letter of interest, detailed resume, City of Jonesville job application form, together with five (5) professional/personal references with phone numbers to: 
Kurt Etter, Director of Public Safety
Jonesville Police Department
116 W. Chicago St.
Jonesville, MI 49250

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Have you ever thought about a career in the fire service? Let the City of Jonesville help you accomplish this goal. Our Volunteer Firefighters receive the same training required for a career in the fire service. We also offer additional Fire Officer training courses to members who wish to attend.

If you are interested in serving this community, we are currently seeking applicants.  Prior experience is not required.  The City will provide all training and equipment.

Some of the duties of a Jonesville Firefighter:

  • Respond to any fire - Structural, Vehicle, Wildland, Etc.
  • Vehicle and Personal Injury Accidents
  • Gas and Odor Investigations
  • Hazmat Incidents
  • Citizen Assists: Animal Rescue, Etc.
  • Electrical Wires Down
  • Community Events
  • Fire Safety Education Events

Volunteer Firefighters are paid for each call, meeting, and training session that they attend.  Firefighters are not expected to leave work if their regular employment does not allow.

Kurt Etter, Director of Public Safety
Jonesville Police Department
116 W. Chicago St.
Jonesville, MI 49250

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Jonesville is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability in its programs or activities.
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