Howell Police Department ~ Police Officer
Opening Date: 8/31/17
Closing Date: Until filled


The City of Howell, Michigan is seeking qualified applicants for up to 2 Police Officer positions. Starting salary: $43,243 - $44,866/year. Must be MCOLES licensed or licensable. EMPCO testing will also be used with a qualifying score of 80%. We are currently offering a hiring incentive for reimbursement of Police Academy tuition. Successful applicants without active MCOLES license may be eligible for this economic incentive reimbursed over a 2 year period after successful completion of the FTO program.

Benefits of our unique small town Police Department:

  1. 12 hour shifts
  2. Opportunities for special assignments including Detective, LAWNET and School Resource Officer
  3. Full benefit package including medical, dental & vision insurance
  4. $50,000 life insurance policy
  5. Short term/long term disability coverage
  6. Retirement under the MERS Defined Benefit Pension System

Hiring process:

  1. EMPCO Testing - go to to create a profile and schedule your test
  2. Submission of Police Officer employment application , letter of interest & resume
  3. Successful completion of oral board
  4. Conditional offer
  5. Pre-employment background investigation, psychological and physical exam to include drug screening

Applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest, resume, and completed Police Officer employment application to Howell City Clerk/HR Director, 611 E. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 or The complete job description and Police Officer employment application are available at Please consider joining our full service Police Department. Positions open until filled.