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City of Walker: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: March 3, 2023

The City of Walker, Michigan is currently looking to fill an opening for the position of full-time police officer. This position requires a commitment to the community policing philosophy. Officers must strive to create a partnership between themselves and the community they serve, working together to identify, prioritize and solve problems with the goal of improving the overall quality of life in the City of Walker. They are responsible for the accomplishment of the Mission and Vision of the Walker Police Department.  

Education & Required Credentials

Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and MCOLES. certifiable at the time of employment.  An Associates Degree in Criminal Justice is desired, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Candidates must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license with no restrictions, and be able to pass an extensive background, written, physical, and psychological examination as well as an oral assessment and drug screening.

Salary & Benefits

2023 salary range is $58,266 (start) to $79,455 (4th year).  Candidates with three years or more experience as a full-time officer may be eligible for a starting wage at the 2-year contractual rate of pay ($70,052).  The position includes a competitive benefit package including health and dental insurances, employer paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, eligibility in the City’s defined contribution retirement plan and retirement health savings plan.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and City of Walker application to the Human Resources Department, electronically or in person, by March 3rd, 2023, to:

Walker City Hall or 
Attn: Human Resources
4243 Remembrance Road NW
Walker, MI  49534

Applications and complete position description are available at

The City of Walker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Opening Date: 2/9/2023
Closing Date: 8/31/2023

Email: hr@city.walker