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Litchfield Police Department: Full and Part-time Police Officer Closing Date: February 1, 2024

City of Litchfield is seeking Full-Time Police Officer and Part-Time Police Officers with immediate openings. The City of Litchfield is seeking a positive, self-motivated, conscientious individual to serve as a police officer. Successful candidate must be a high school graduate, and possess a valid Michigan driver's license. MCOLES certified or certifiable a plus. Associate's degree in criminal justice or related field is preferred. This position is open to new officer as well as a police officer with previous experience who wants to work in a friendly, small-town environment. All equipment is furnished. MERS retirement, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance. New wage scale as of 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine patrol / shift duties / taking and responding to calls for service.
  • Enforce all Federal and State of Michigan Laws, as well as all Litchfield City Ordinances
  • Conduct Criminal Investigations
  • Enforces traffic laws and conducts traffic related investigations.
  • Makes arrests and interviews persons / subjects.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing - capable of preparing police reports, citations, search warrants, and warrant requests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment, will consider sponsorship for right individual.
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history
  • Ability to successfully pass an interview, background investigation, physical, psychological and drug screen
  • Must be able to work weekends, days, nights, and holidays

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer