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Watervliet Police Department: Patrol Officer/SRO Closing Date: June 30, 2023

The Watervliet Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of

  • 1- Full time road patrol officer
  • 1- Full time School resource officer


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • MCOLES licensed and unlicensed persons may apply.
  • Opportunities to be sponsored to a Michigan police academy are available.
  • Have no Felony convictions.
  • Submit to background investigation, drug screen, and psychological testing.

Work schedule:

  • Road patrol officer-12 hour shifts, Pitman schedule, every other Friday, Saturday, Sunday off, never work more than 3 days in a row.
  • SRO officer-Day shift Monday thru Friday, Saturday, Sunday off, summer schedule may change.

Full time benefits:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Blue Cross Health Insurance plus vision and dental plans, employer pays 80%
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • 457B retirement plan, up to 6% employer match
  • Salary $23.00-$31.50 per hour DOQ

Send resumes to Chief Tim Sutherland at or contact by phone 269-201-7508  

Opening Date: 03/21/2023  
Closing Date: 06/30/2023  

Contact Person: Chief Tim Sutherland  
Telephone: 269-201-75085