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City of Troy: Police Service Aide Closing Date: March 6, 2024

 ***$1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS***

Starting: $48,970/year
Maximum: $57,907/year (effective July 1, 2024) 
Per 2023-2025 MAP* collective bargaining agreement Excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage effective date of hire. Retirement plan includes 401a and Health Savings Plan with employer contribution.

It is the mission of the Police Department to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting life and property and maintaining the peace through police service.


  • Responsible for searching (pat-down), booking, fingerprinting, escorting, and monitoring prisoners arrested by the Troy and Clawson Police Departments.
  • Operate Intoxilyzer instrument required for alcohol related offenses.
  • Complete detailed arrest records and reports.
  • Assist in physically restraining prisoners that are uncooperative or combative.
  • Access the Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) & CLEMIS CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED equivalent.  
  • Must be in good physical condition with vision correctable to 20/20. 
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Driver License with a good driving record (based on City of Troy standards).  Out-of-state applicants must provide current driving record at time of application and obtain State of Michigan license within one (1) month of employment. 
  • Prior to employment, all candidates must successfully complete an extensive background investigation and pre-employment physical, including psychological evaluation and drug screen. 


Consists of an interview and psychological evaluation.


Applicants must receive a score of at least 70 on the interview and pass the psychological evaluation to be placed on eligible list.

Your application is part of the examination; ensure it is complete.  Attaching a resume is preferred, however, all information requested on the application form must be completed (i.e., writing "see resume" is not sufficient). 

Vacancy will be filled pursuant to the 2023-2025 Michigan Association of Police (MAP) Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 36 Requests for Transfers and Promotions. 


Availability to work multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, is required.  Mandatory overtime is assigned and required.  Shift assignments following the successful completion of the probationary period are based on seniority per the union agreement.


Applications are available online at

*The Michigan Association of Police (MAP) bargaining unit represents this position. There may be contract language which could impact the selection process.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and law.