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Bath Township Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer Closing Date: February 28, 2023

The Bath Township Police Department is currently accepting applications and resumes from qualified candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.   

QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must have reached 21st birthday at time of appointment
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must possess a minimum Associate's Degree 
  • Ability to successfully pass an extensive background check, physical examination, psychological examination and drug screening test
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions of a police officer
  • Must be either licensed or licensable as a police officer by M.C.O.L.E.S. before 08/01/2022. 
  • Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process


  • Starting base pay $53,791
  • PHP Health Insurance at no cost
  • Optical Insurance at no  cost
  • Optical/Dental/Medical Reimbursement
  • Delta Dental for employees minor children
  • Short/Long Term disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Longevity Pay
  • $50,000 employer paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Education bonuses
  • Physical fitness bonuses
  • MERS Defined Benefit B-4 Retirement Plan F55(20), E-2 Cola.
  • *New employees having prior law enforcement experience may be given seniority for pay purposes only, which in the judgment of the Police Chief, properly reflects said employee's value to Bath Charter Township.

******Lateral Transfers from other agencies, will be considered for pay purposes ******

*See the current CBA agreement between the Bath Charter Township Board of Trustees and the Police Officers Labor Council for specific pay/benefits.


Applications can be obtained at the Bath Township Police Department, and the Bath Township Administrative Office, located at 14480 Webster Road, Bath MI 48808. Applications are also available online at

Applications and Resume must be submitted with a handwriting sample. The sample form is included with the application packet and must be filled out in your own handwriting.  
For more information, please contact Lt. Gary Smith at (517) 641-6271 or by email at

Opening Date: 8/2/2022
Closing Date: 2/28/2023

Contact Person: Lt. Gary Smith
Telephone: 517-641-6271