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Richfield Township Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: October 1, 2022

Richfield Township is a recreational wonderland located in the heart of Northern Lower Michigan with some of the best hunting, fishing and trails in Michigan and an all-seasons lake. With a fulltime population of just over 3700, this is an amazing area to build a life. We focus on community policing and have a close-knit department. Our officers are all Police, Fire and EMS trained. 

If this sounds like the right fit for you, please email your resume to 

Qualified applicants will be highly motivated, career oriented, and have strong interpersonal skills. 

All Applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Be a United States Citizen.
  • Possess at a minimum a High School diploma with an Associate's Degree or have 60 college credits, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Have no felony convictions, misdemeanor convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. No history of criminal or improper conduct. No poor employment or irresponsible financial history.
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver's license. 
  • Be Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certified or certifiable.
  • Possess certification as a Firefighter I and II or the ability to obtain certification as a Firefighter I and II.
  • Possess a Michigan  EMT-B license. Preference will be made to Licensed Paramedics.
  • Be of good moral character.

Required Documents:

  • Richfield Township Public Safety application found at 
  • Resume
  • MCOLES licensed
  • Copy of drivers license
  • Copy of Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification (if certified)
  • Copy of EMS license (if licensed)

Benefit Package:

  • Competitive wage package with lateral transfer consideration
  • Paid holidays, Sick time accruing at 8hrs a month with ability to carry 720 hours
  • MERS defined benefit package
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retiree healthcare package 
  • 12 hour shifts with a 3 day weekend every other week
Opening Date: 09/07/2022  
Closing Date: 10/01/2022  

Contact Person: Allen Sharrow  
Telephone: 989-389-4071
Website Link: