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Mt. Morris City Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: December 31, 2024

The Mt. Morris City Police Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a full-time police officer. Mt. Morris City is located in Genesee County and is three miles from the City of Flint's north border. Mt. Morris City is 1.2 square miles and has a population of approximately 3,090 residents. Mt. Morris City responded to 3,614 calls for service in 2022 and calls for service in 2023. The Mt. Morris City Police Department is accepting applications for qualified candidates who are highly motivated and career oriented. We are also available to sponsor a candidate through the police academy with grant funds if available.

The minimum requirements for employment with our department are:

  • Be 21 years of age.
  • Citizen of the United States.
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver's license.
  • Must be MCOLES license or licensable applying: Testing.
  • High School Diploma 
  • Must possess the health, fitness physical and psychological capacity required for perform as a police officer. 
  • Have no felony convictions.
  • Successfully complete all the phases of the selection process. 

Benefits and Wages:

  • Starting wage / probationary officer for 2024 is $21.14 hour ($43,971 year).
  • There also is a lateral transfer hire process, in which the Mt. Morris City council has the discretion to place new hires at a higher level of wage and vacation scale to reward for prior years of service.
  • Seniority from another department would not be a part of this lateral transfer and the new employee would be required to build their seniority after each year of service.  
  • 12-hour shifts. 
  • Top out pay after 5 years of service, which would be in 2024 $31.60 hour ($65,728 year.)  There is currently a three-year contract in place which expires on June 30th, 2025.  
  • Health insurance including medical, dental, and vision at no cost to the employee. 
  • Pension with Genesee County of Retirement, vested after 8 years of service, eligible to retire at 22 years of service with a 2.5% multiplier.
  • Vacation, sick time and 10 paid holidays per year.  When you work a holiday, the pay is one and a half times (1 ?) the regular wage. When you're not working the holiday per the contract the employee still receives 12 hours of straight pay for a 12-hour shift.

To be considered for this position, complete an application, background pack, cover letter and resume to: chiefofpolice@cityofmtmorris.org or it can be submitted in person.  Applications and background packs can be sent via email as well.

Att: Chief Kevin Mihailoff 
Mt. Morris City Police Department (810-686-4400)
11649 N. Saginaw St
Mt. Morris, MI 48458