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St. Johns Police Department Police Officer Closing Date: January 8, 2024

The City of St. Johns Police Department is currently accepting applications for a police officer position and to establish an eligibility list for future positions.  The person selected for this position will be responsible for investigating criminal complaints, traffic enforcement, responding to disturbances, enforcing state law and city ordinances and other related duties.

The City of St. Johns has a desirable work environment and offers a competitive benefit package including a 14% retirement contribution provided by the city.  The starting salary for this position is $56,521.92 and the top salary is currently $70,565.00.  There is consideration for experience which could increase the starting pay depending on the candidate's qualifications. 

Applicants must have successfully completed employment standards set forth by MCOLES (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards). A valid Michigan Vehicle Operator?s license as well as a High School diploma or equivalent are also required. Additionally, candidates must be able to perform heavy lifting and work in extreme weather conditions, as well as in public safety emergency situations.  Finally, candidates must possess a thorough knowledge of local, State and Federal laws as well as the ability to apply them and make decisions under stressful conditions.

Interested candidates need to complete and submit a City of St. Johns application for employment as well as a comprehensive resume by Monday, January 8th, 2024 to the St. Johns Police Department, Attn: Chief of Police, P.O. Box 477, St. Johns, MI 48879.  Employment applications are available on the city's website at

The City of St. Johns is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.