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Harbor Springs Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: July 21, 2023

Harbor Springs Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer: July 19, 2023 or Until Filled

The City of Harbor Springs is accepting resumes from interested applicants for the position of Fulltime Police Officer for the Harbor Springs Police Department. Applicants should be comfortable working in a small, resort town in Northern Michigan and providing police services with problem-solving and a community-oriented policing approach. Police officers are expected to engage in foot patrol, ride a bicycle, and operate a police boat, in addition to motor vehicle patrol.   

Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be 21 years-of-age by date of hire
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license
  • Must have an Associate's Degree or the equivalent college credit hours from an accredited college or university 
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Must present an excellent professional image
  • Must successfully pass a physical exam, drug screen, psychological exam, and a thorough background investigation

The current salary range is $49,103 to $66,622. The City offers a MERS Defined Benefit retirement program and optional packages that include health insurance, medical, dental, and optical. The Police Department operates on 12-hour shifts and provides ample Paid Time Off.

Qualified applicants should provide a letter of interest and a current resume including references to the Harbor Springs Police Department at 170 Zoll Street, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, or email it to Chief Kyle Knight at Please contact the Harbor Springs Police Department at 231-526-6211 with any questions. The deadline is July 19, 2023 or until position filled.

Harbor Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and this position is covered under the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council.