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Sandusky Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: February 28, 2023

The City of Sandusky Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for 1 full-time position of Police Officer.

The City of Sandusky is a vibrant rural community located in the thumb of Michigan and is the county seat of Sanilac County.  Sandusky has a population of approximately 2,800 residents with a large surge in the day time population because of its many businesses, services and community activities.

The Sandusky Police Department currently maintains staffing levels at 7 sworn officers; the Chief, 4 full-time Officers and 2 part-time Officers. 

The minimum requirements for employment are:

  • High School graduate or G.E.D. and a minimum of an Associate Degree
  • No felony or disqualifying criminal history
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a very good driving record
  • M.C.O.L.E.S licensed (prior experience preferred)
  • Must be of good moral character and pass a background investigation
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process
  • Must be able to work weekends, nights, days and holidays as needed

Full Time Wages and Benefits:

  • Hourly Pay starting $20.38 to $21.38 based on education and shift
  • Pay after 5 years $24.23 to $25.91 based on education and shift
  • BCBS insurance for medical, prescription, vision & dental
  • Insurance opt-out plan
  • Defined benefit MERS pension plan
  • Sick, Personal & vacation leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Uniform and most equipment provided
  • $50,000 Life insurance policy
  • Shoe/Equipment allowance of $250.00 per year
  • MERS 457 plan with 2% employer match

For an application packet contact the Sandusky City Hall at 810-648-4444 or contact  To apply, a letter of interest, resume and application packet must be submitted to the City of Sandusky at 26 West Speaker Street, Sandusky MI 48471.

The City of Sandusky is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Opening Date: 8/16/2022
Closing Date: 2/28/2023

Phone: 810-648-4444