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Wolverine Lake Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: October 31, 2022

The Wolverine Lake Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time patrol officer. Previous Police experience is preferred.  Marine Patrol experience is a plus.

The Village of Wolverine Lake is a small community (population 4356) in Oakland County, Michigan. The department currently has 7 full-time Officers and an additional 2 Marine Officers during the summer months. 

The applicant must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays. Starting Salary range $48,591 and ends at $75,420 after 48 months+ benefits. (Retirement is MERS defined benefit with a 2.25 multiplier)


General requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Be 21 years of age
  • High school graduate or equivalency 
  • No prior felony convictions 
  • Possess a valid State of Michigan operator's license 
  • Be a MCOLES licensed or licensable police officer 
  • Be a United States citizen 
  • Successfully complete all phases of the hiring process (includes hearing, vision, physical and psychological exams)
  • Meet all MCOLES employment standards

Applications may be picked up at the Village of Wolverine Lake Hall, located at 425 Glengary Rd, Wolverine Lake, Michigan 48390. 
Or on-line at 

Please return applications along with resumes By Friday, October 28th, 2022 to: 

John M. Ellsworth, Chief of Police
Wolverine Lake Police Department
425 Glengary Rd
Wolverine Lake, Mi. 48390

Opening Date: 09/12/2022  
Closing Date: 10/31/2022  

Contact Person: Chief John Ellsworth  
Telephone: 248-926-6060