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ThereTo Apply: An official application must be submitted and may be obtained online at http://www.egovlink.com/public_documents300/dearbornheights/published_documents/Forms/HR/Employment%20Application_Police_Fire.pdf or in person at Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications will be accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All documents listed above under "Qualifications" must be submitted at the time of application as well. Incomplete application packets cannot be accepted. Complete application packets must be received by 4:00 pm, Wednesday, August 20. Hiring Process: Must pass written exam, oral interview, background investigation, post-offer psychological exam, drug screen, and physical examination.Starting salary: $33,843 plus benefits after 90 daysFull-time Employment Opportunities

CLERICAL

Starting salary $28,877.72 (based on a four-day per week schedule)

SUMMARY: Provides administrative and clerical support to various municipal departments within the City of Dearborn Heights. Duties would vary according to the department of employment. They may include: dealing with inquires by phone, in writing or in-person; retrieving information from a computerized system, filing and photocopying, producing and sending correspondence, dealing with cash and payments, updating computerized records, providing quality customer service to all residents.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Thursday, July 12, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

LABORER

Starting salary $28,866.24 (based on a four-day per week schedule)

SUMMARY: The following divisions under the laborer classification:

  1. For the Water Department, laborers are responsible to executive and maintain water repair and maintenance tasks.
  2. For the Highway Laborer, laborers are responsible for maintaining and fixing roads.
  3. For the Building Maintenance, laborers are responsible for repairing and maintaining public buildings and parks.

Although there are four types of jobs under the laborer classification, employees may be expected to be able to perform duties in all categories. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver’s License – Class B with a Air Brake Endorsement (temporary is acceptable)
  • Must meet General Government Civil Service Driving Standards

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a copy of your CDL to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

CIVILIAN DISPATCHER

Starting salary $30,515.40 ($42,231.84 after 5 years of service)

SUMMARY: Employees receive emergency 911 calls, complaints, and inquiries from the public, evaluate and dispatch police, fire and emergency medical services. The work of this division is maintained 24 hours per day, seven day per week, including weekends and holidays. Employees are assigned to work day, afternoon, and midnight shifts, including weekends and holidays. This is sedentary work. Lunches are consumed at the work station. Breaks can be taken away from the console (workload permitting). Dispatchers do not leave premises during an assigned shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND WORK DUTIES:

  • Answer police, fire department, E911 telephone calls for service
  • Answer the TTD telephone when necessary
  • Provide general information to citizens
  • Minimum clerical duties include the processing of tickets, vacation checks, periodic checks, LEIN entries, and validating records
  • Enter police, fire, and rescue calls for service in to the department computer CAD system
  • Keep shift supervisor updated on all significant events
  • Provide emergency medical information to callers as required per protocols

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer psychological and physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.
  • Must meet all state and federal standards for LEIN operators in order to maintain employment.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Thursday, July 12, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICER

Starting salary $40,000 ($62,086.77 after 5 years of service)

Must  be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid, non-restricted Michigan driver’s license. All applicants must have the following documentation at the time of application:

  1. College transcripts indicating 60 hours of college credit in criminal justice. For applicants who do not have 60 college credits completed, please submit proof of employment as a full-time police officer. Applicants with three years of full-time employment as a police officer do not have the ollege education requirement. Each year of full-time employment as a police officer will replace 20 college credits in the education requirement. Therefore, candidates may have a combination of college credits and police officer work experience.
  2. Proof of completion of the Police Academy or proof of current enrollment in the Academy
  3. For applicants who have completed the Academy, a letter from MCOLES proving certification or ability to be certified
  4. EMPCO test score (or proof of registration for future exam)
  5. A copy of MCOLES physical agility certification. To clarify, all candidates must have a current MCOLES physical agility certification or must be registered for the upcoming examination at the time of application.

An official application must be submitted IN PERSON and may be obtained online at http://www.egovlink.com/public_documents300/dearbornheights/published_documents/Forms/HR/Employment%20Application_Police_Fire.pdf or from Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights.

ACT 78 CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination administered by Dearborn Heights OR EMPCO written examination with a score of 70% or higher
  • Must pass an Oral Interview with a score of 70% of higher.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer psychological and physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until  posted otherwise.

To schedule complete a profile and take the EMPCO test for these position, go to https://www.empco.net/testing/ and follow the instructions. There is a fee to take the examination, but results of this one test will be accepted by all participating police departments in Michigan.

 

 

The City of Dearborn Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Part-time Employment Opportunities

 

PART-TIME CUSTODIAN: To clean and maintain the City's recreational facilities. This part-time position involves rotating between facilities. Hours vary and may include weekends and evenings.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have valid Michigan's driver's license (as the position requires service to various buildings)

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Thursday, July 12, at 5 p.m.

 

 

The City of Dearborn Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.