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Mt. Morris Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: December 2, 2024

The Mt. Morris Township Police Department is seeking qualified candidate for the position of full-time police officer. Mt. Morris Township is located in Genesee County, along the north end of Flint. Mt. Morris Township serves a population of approximately 21,500 residents within a 32 square mile. Assignments include Patrol division, Detective Bureau, Critical Incident Team (C.I.T.) MSP narcotics task force (FANG), FBI Safe streets task force, K9 units and more. Mt. Morris Township responds to approximately 20,000 calls for service per year. Mt. Morris Township Police Department is accepting applications for qualified candidates who are highly motivated and career oriented.

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 M.C.O.L.E.S. Licensed or Licensable
  • Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field Preferred.
  • Must possess the Health, Fitness, Physical and Psychological capacity required to perform as a Police Officer.
  • Have no felony convictions.
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process.

BENEFITS & WAGES:

  •  Police Officer Entry level salary in 2024 is $44,449.60($21.37/hour)
  • Top base pay after 5 years of service in 2024 is $63,211.20 ($30.39/hour)
  • 3% raise in 2025, 3% raise in 2026, 3% raise in 2027
  • Lateral Transfer wage based on Experience and training
  • Health insurance (Blue Cross/Blue Shield) including medical, dental, and optical are provided at no cost to employee.
  • Pension - Municipal Employees' Retirement System
  • MERS Defined Benefit (1.5% multiplier per year of service) 25 years and out regardless of age and/or F5515 waiver, (3.5% Employee Contribution
  • Sick/Personal Time - 144 hours per year, may bank up to 400 hours.
  • Vacation time: Completed 1 yr. = 42hrs Completed, 2 yrs. less than 5 yrs. = 84hrs, completed 5 yrs. less than 10 yrs. = 120hrs, Completed 10 yrs. = 168hrs, 15 years = 184 hrs.
  • Holidays - 13 per year. When working a holiday, pay is double time and a half. When not working a holiday, you earn extra comp time and are paid straight time for that day.
  • Uniform, dry cleaning and equipment provided.
  • Longevity pay - 2% at completion of 5 years, 2% at completion of 10 year and 2% at completion of 15 years.
  • Shift Premiums - 7%-night shift premium starting at 6pm.
  • Detective Bureau assignment is also 7% shift premium.
  • $600/year Uniform expense.

To be considered for this position, complete an application, along with a resume and cover letter, to: Veach@mtmorristwp.org or can be submitted in person to:

Mt. Morris Township Police Department
5447 Bicentennial Dr.
Mt. Morris, MI 48458

Application information can be found at: https://www.mtmorristwp.org/departments/police/index.php