Police Officer 1st Class

POSITION: Police Officer 1st Class
DATE POSTED: November 22, 2017
DATE CLOSED: January 10, 2018
WAGES:  $2,141.19 Bi-weekly
HOURS: Shifts vary
DEFINITION: This sworn officer is responsible for public protection, law enforcement, and criminal investigations. A Uniform Division Patrol Officer First and Second Class is assigned to 1 of 3 shifts in the preservation of public peace, prevention of crime, detection and arrest of violators, protection of life and property, enforcement of all State of Indiana criminal and infraction statues and City of Mishawaka ordinances.
Under the general direction of the Uniform Division Shift Captain, a Uniform Division Patrol Officer First and Second Class must exercise considerable independent responsibility for their assigned shift and consult with superior officers to discuss progress or solicit advice.
A Uniform Division Patrol Officer First and Second Class is considered a front-line position and is held accountable for their own personal judgment and effectiveness.
  1. Good communication skills
  2. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  3. Ability to identify and interview victims, suspects and witnesses and record responses and observations
  4. Ability to pass physical/mental examinations and maintain personal physical fitness
  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Successful completion of all testing requirements
  3. Successful completion of Law Enforcement Academy
Additional information regarding this opportunity is available via this link.
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Police Officer 1st Class.pdf
Full Job Description

Mishawaka Police Application.pdf

NOTE:  Application and $25 testing fee are due January 10, 2018; testing is on January 20, 2018.

Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail: Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third St
Mishawaka, Indiana  46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov
Please be sure to indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter and resume.

The City of Mishawaka is an Equal Opportunity Employer