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Springport Township Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: December 31, 2023

The Township of Springport is currently seeking qualified, community-oriented candidates to fill a full-time patrol position. Springport Township is situated in the northwest corner of Jackson County, bordering Calhoun and Eaton County.   Springport Township has a population of approximately 2,000 citizens and includes portions of M-50, M-99, and the Village of Springport. The Village of Springport is the home to multiple restaurants and other small-town shops and businesses. The Springport Township Police Department is a small department, with two full-time officers and one school resource officer.  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Assoc. Degree in Criminal Justice or related field. 
  • MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment. 
  • Possess a valid Michigan Driver?s License, with a good driving history. 
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history. 
  • Must have the ability to successfully pass a background investigation, psychological evaluation, interview process and drug screen. 

Pay and benefits

  • Wages $25.00-$28.00/ hr.
  • MERS defined benefit pension.
  • Medical insurance

Those interested may respond with a resume, cover letter, and three references to, or by mail to the address below. This posting will remain open until all positions are filled. 

Springport Township Police Department 
137 E. Main St.  PO Box 186 
Springport, MI  49284 
Attn: Chief Brent Lincoln 

Springport Township is an equal opportunity employer. The Springport Township Police Department can be reached at 517-857-2233.