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Village of Shelby Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer Closing Date: March 31, 2023

The Village of Shelby is located in Western Michigan in Oceana County.  Serving approximately 2,000 residents, Shelby Police Department consists of three full-time officers, and four part-time officers.  The Village of Shelby is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position.


  • Starting yearly salary $49,008-$53,464, depending on experience, with step raises and annual raises.
  • Twelve-hour work shift schedule
  • 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • PTO earned every pay period
  • Medical, Dental, and Optical Insurance coverage
  • Competitive benefit and MERS Defined Contribution retirement package


  • Must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history.
  • Work a 12-hour shift schedule including weekends/holidays.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Successfully pass an interview, background investigation, physical, and drug screen. 


  • Enforce the laws of the State of Michigan and Village of Shelby Ordinances.
  • Conduct Criminal Investigations.
  • Perform regular patrol duties, responding to calls for service.
  • Enforce traffic laws.
  • Communicate effectively orally, and in writing.


Please mail or email cover letter, resume, and Village of Shelby Application for Employment (located on website under “about” tab) to:


Shelby Police Department
218 N Michigan Avenue
Shelby, MI 49455

Opening Date: 11/07/2022
Closing Date: 3/31/2023 

Contact Person: Chief Waltz
Telephone: 231-861-6269
Website Link: