Butler Police Department – Patrol Officer Position

We’re Hiring! 

The Village of Butler Police Department is accepting applications to fill a current vacancy and to establish an eligibility list to add a position to the department later this year.  We are a small department that works as a team to provide the Village with outstanding professional police service and strive to make our work environment enjoyable.  We endeavor to draw on our employees’ strengths, empower them to make decisions, and be the best person they can be on and off the job.

The Butler Police Department currently consists of 8 sworn officers (9 budgeted officers in 2023) and 1 civilian employee. All members of the Butler Police Department are fully supported by the citizens, as they just overwhelmingly voted in favor of adding an officer to the department.  The Village of Butler Police Department provides a lateral transfer program that includes current pay and vacation considerations for current, full time, sworn officers.  All out of pocket insurance deductibles are reimbursed to the employee.  Training opportunities are highly promoted and officers can join multi-jurisdictional teams, including SWAT, Major Incident Unit, and a Civil Disturbance Unit.  The current contract provides a 10-hour schedule, working 4/2-4/4, every other weekend off, including the same 2 days off every week. Top pay after 4 years is $80,277 in 2022 and $82,685 (3%) in 2023.  Overtime opportunities exist, however mandatory overtime on scheduled off days are rare.

Please submit a complete DJ-LE-330. Also submit DJ-LE-305, authorization for release of information. This position is immediately available to anyone wishing to become a part of a proactive team and working with a supportive community.

Patrol Officer Job Description

Application – dj-le-330

Release of Information – dj-le-305

Act 82 Law Enforcement Candidate Waiver and Release – fillable form