Fairmont Police Hiring

Part-Time Officer

September 13, 2021

Part-Time Patrol Officer

The City of Fairmont is looking for individuals to fill the position of Part Time Patrol Officer.  Candidates should be highly motivated, dedicated to serving the community, and have good communication skills.  We are looking for candidates that have flexible schedules and are willing to work all shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.  Candidates should be POST board licensed or eligible to be licensed prior to appointment.

The city intends to hire multiple part-time patrol officers and will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.  The first review of applications will occur on September 30, 2021 and will continue monthly until all positions are filled.  Starting part-time patrol officer pay is $25.26 per hour.

Department Information

There are currently 18 full-time licensed officers and one civilian Community Service Officer within our department.  Officers are assigned to a variety of rewarding assignments such as: Sergeant, Narcotics Resource Officer, Investigations, School Resource Officer (SRO), Regional Swat team members, Firearms instructor, Department Firearms Armorer, Field Training Officers (FTO), Community Outreach Specialists, and Work Place Violence Instructors.  Fairmont Police Department also employs full-time licensed officers to work part-time to help fill shifts and special assignments.

Patrol squads and officers are well equipped. Each AWD Ford Explorer SUV squad has a laptop computer with wireless internet, WatchGuard video equipment, radar unit, P.B.T., tint meter, cell phone, spike strips, AED, rifle, and first aid kit.

Information on the City of Fairmont
The City of Fairmont  has five lakes within the city limits, which offer numerous recreational opportunities. There is a four pool aquatic park with activities for all ages. The city has a series of bike trails and the extensive park system allows for many different hiking trails and other outdoor activities. The city recently completed a new soccer complex, and dog park. One of the city parks offers three 18-hole disc golf courses. There are numerous golf courses in the area and one in the city limits. The local medical center is continually expanding and is part of the Mayo Health Systems. Click here for more information on the City of Fairmont. Click here for information on the Fairmont Area School District.

The City of Fairmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Links

Part-Time Patrol App Letter

City of Fairmont Police Department Employment Application