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Jane Cartwright - City Clerk / HR
611 E. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843

M-F 8:00a - 5:00p

Current Job Postings:
1. Police Officer


Police Officer - Updated June 28, 2019

The City of Howell, Michigan is seeking qualified applicants for Police Officer positions.

2019 Starting Salary:  $45,220 - $46,904/year.

Current maximum salary after 4 years of service:  $71,358.

Reimbursement of Police Academy tuition:  Successful applicants without active MCOLES licensing may be eligible for this economic incentive reimbursed over a 2 year period after successful completion of the FTO program.

Benefits of our unique small town Police Department:

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Opportunities for special assignments including Detective, LAWNET and School Resource Officer
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental & vision insurance
  • $50,000 life insurance policy
  • Short term/long term disability coverage
  • Retirement under the MERS Defined Benefit Pension System

Hiring process:

  1. Submission of Police Officer employment application, letter of interest & resume
  2. Successful completion of oral board
  3. Conditional offer
  4. Pre-employment background investigation, psychological and physical exam to include drug screening 

Applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest, resume, and completed Police Officer employment application to Howell City Clerk/HR Director, 611 E. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 or jcartwright@cityofhowell.org.  Deadline to apply is July 26, 2019.

The complete job description and Police Officer employment application are available below.     Please consider joining our full service Police Department.  

Police Officer Employment Application  

Police Officer Job Description




The City of Howell is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, disability or other factors prohibited by law.

City of Howell Employment Application available HERE.