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City of Burton Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: November 2, 2023

The City of Burton Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full time Police Officer. The Burton Police Department is a progressive agency serving 30,000 citizens residing in the area of 23.5 square miles. The Department employs 37 sworn officers and the command staff consist of a Chief and two Lieutenants. There are five Sergeants assigned as patrol supervisors. The Investigation Division consist of one Sergeant and four permanently assigned Detectives and a School Resource Officer.

Officers are assigned to Flint Area Narcotics Group (F.A.N.G.), Genesee Auto-theft Network (G.A.I.N.). The City of Burton also has a K9 unit, Community Service Officer, Field training Officers, School Resource Officer, and Accident Reconstruction Team.

  • Starting wages based on experience. Top out pay at five years. 
  • Base pay as of July 1st, 2022, Certified- $49,346.17 or $23.72 hr
  • Five years as of July 1st, 2022- $67,084.99 or $32.25 Shift premium
  • Lateral pay depending on years of service
  • Night shift 5%
  • Health care = Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Pension- MERS (Municipal Employees Retirement System)
  • 12-hour shifts. 

If you are interested in joining a close group of Professional Police Officers, please submit a resume and cover letter to Lieutenant David Powell 
Email-, 810-742-2542 ext. 2212