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St. Louis Police Department: Police Officer – Entry Level/Experienced Officer Closing Date: September 30, 2023

The St. Louis Police Department is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  The St. Louis Police Department provides 24-hour police coverage to the City of St. Louis.  Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts - six 12-hour days and one 8-hour day per pay period.

The St. Louis Police Department is in central Michigan near the intersection of US-127 and M46.  St. Louis is approximately three-square miles in size.  The last official US Census shows the population of St. Louis, MI to be 7482.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All applicants must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.  
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license 
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history
  • Possess an Associate Degree or higher
  • Must pass a physical, drug screen, vision, and hearing test.  

Starting benefits, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement include:

  • Starting wage of $23.41 Hr.  After 4 years $27.01 Hr. 
  • FTO receives an additional $0.50 per hour for hours spent training another officer.
  • Night Shift Premium of $0.50 per hour for nightshift or mid-shift officers. 
  • BC/BS health insurance with Health Savings Account
  • MERS Defined Contribution retirement plan
  • Delta Dental
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Deferred 457 plan
  • Child-Care Flex Spending account
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability for all eligible full-time employees
  • 80 hours of vacation after one full year of service.   
  • 24 hours of personal time annually
  • 54 hours of sick time annually after one full year of service
  • Training and certification programs as determined necessary.  

Those interested may respond to Chief Richard Ramereiz with a completed City of St. Louis Full-Time Employment application, Criminal History Background check form, and Authorization of Information Release form which can all be located on the City of St. Louis website Please include a cover letter and resume.  

Opening Date: 2/28/2023
Closing Date: 9/30/2023

Contact Person: Chief Richard Ramereiz
Phone Number: 989-681-5285
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