Job Postings


Hamburg Township is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. 


  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must have reached 21st birthday at time of appointment.
  • Must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application.
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history.
  • Must possess at minimum an Associate’s Degree (or 60 credits) from an accredited college (Bachelor’s degree preferred).
  • Ability to successfully pass an extensive background check, physical examination, psychological examination and drug screening test.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions of a police officer.

A complete listing of police officer qualifications can be found here:

300-56 Officer Recruitment and Selection


Current annual salary structure:

  • Starting salary:  $56,063.28
  • After 6 months: $60,060.00
  • After 1 year:       $64,056.72
  • After 2 years:     $68,075.28
  • After 3 years:     $72,050.16
  • After 4 years:     $80,021.76

             (Note: These salaries will increase 3% on 07/01/23 and 3% on 7/01/24 per the Collective Bargaining Agreement).

  • MERS defined benefit pension plan with 2.25 multiplier.
  • Blue Cross-Blue Shield Community Blue PPO medical/dental/vision plan.
  • 14 paid holidays.
  • Paid vacation time.
  • 12 hours of paid sick time earned per month.
  • College tuition reimbursement (up to $6,000 per year).
  • Annual educational incentive bonus: Associate’s Degree: $500, Bachelor’s Degree: $1000, Master’s Degree: $1500.
  • All overtime worked on marine patrol details paid at double time.

Please submit completed application, resume (optional) and signed authorization form to:

                                                Director of Public Safety Richard Duffany
                                                Hamburg Township Public Safety Department
                                                10409 Merrill Road, P.O. Box 157
                                                Hamburg, MI 48139

Opening Date: November 1, 2022

Closing Date:   All application materials must be received no later than 4:00 pm on November 23, 2022.


                                                                                  Hamburg Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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