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Lincoln Charter Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: September 1, 2024

The Lincoln Charter Township Police Department is currently looking to fill an opening for the position of a full-time police officer. Candidate must be MCOLES licensed or licensable. An Associate Degree in Criminal Justice is desired, Bachelors Degree preferred.

Applicants must be qualified for a concealed pistol license, be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Michigan operators license with no restrictions, have no penal code violation convictions, pass a psychological/physical exam, pass a drug screening, oral assessment board and pass a background.

If given a final offer of employment, the applicant will require the passing of the department initial firearms qualification program, field training officer program and a probationary period of up to one year.

Starting pay is $65,656 ($31.56 per hour) which may be adjusted if applicant has prior police experience. Top pay will be reached after three consecutive years of employment with the department currently $82,993. 

Additional benefits include, but are not limited to, special certification pay, holiday pay (10 contractual holidays), longevity pay (from 2.5%-10%), medical insurance, sick time, vision/dental/hearing insurance, life insurance and a 401B retirement program.

Applicants should submit an updated resume to the Lincoln Charter Township Police Department.  We will review the resumes and invite the most qualified applicants to complete an application and background packet. From those applications, an oral board will be set up with the most qualified receiving an offer for the position.

We will not communicate with those candidates who are not selected. If your application indicates that you expect the information you have provided to be held in confidence, we will, subject to law, keep your candidacy confidential. If you are chosen as a finalist, all of this information may be made public.