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City of Manistee Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: May 6, 2023

This is general duty police work in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of State Laws as well as Local Ordinances. Persons in this position shall be responsible for maintaining the quality of life for all Manistee residents, businesses and guests. This will be accomplished not only by the enforcement of laws, but also through Community Policing.

  • New hire wage range is $46,191 - $52,241, based on experience. 
  • Manistee City Police Department Officers are provided with a defined benefit retirement plan governed by the MERS System with a 2.5 multiplier.
  • City will pay up to $200 for fitness club membership or home fitness program.
  • The City of Manistee provides the following paid time off: Vacation time, Sick time, Holiday Time, and Compensatory time. 
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, MCOLES certified, certifiable, or currently enrolled in a police academy. Applicants must also possess a minimum of an associate degree. 
  • Complete description and application are available online at
  • Pre-employment psychological and physical exam including drug screening is required. 

    Interested applicants should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to the Manistee City Clerk's office or email to Detective Sergeant Kirsten Goodspeed at  with Police Officer as the subject line.
Opening Date: 04/06/2023  
Closing Date: 05/06/2023  

Contact Person: Detective Sergeant Kirsten Goodspeed  
Telephone: 231-723-2533  
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