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City of Otsego Police Department: Police Officer Full Time Position Closing Date: April 30, 2023

General Information:

City of Otsego is accepting resumes for a full-time police officer position from qualified candidates. The City of Otsego provides 24-hour police coverage to the citizens of Otsego. The hours consist of 12-hour shifts, both days and nights, 5am-5pm, 5pm-5am, along with a swing shift starting between the hours of 1pm-1am. The City of Otsego has a population around 4000 people.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • US Citizen.
  • All applicants must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.
  • Pass the MCOLES reading/writing test.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • No Felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history.
  • Must be able to pass a physical, drug screening, and a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Applicant must also hold high standard of moral character, be self-motivated, and have good communication skills.


  • Starting wage of $23.77/hour, after 5 years $34.65/hour.
  • Longevity eligible after 5 years of service.
  • Paid Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave, Holiday Leave, and Comp Time.
  • Uniforms Furnished / Cleaned.
  • Equipment provided by employer to include Footwear.
  • Health, Optical, Dental, and Life Insurance available.
  • Retirement and 457 Plans available.

Applicants will be accepted until the position has been filled. To apply submit your resume and cover letter to Chief Misner,

Opening Date: 09/28/2022
Closing Date: 04/30/2023

Contact Person: Brad Misner, Chief
Phone Number: 269-692-6111