Apply For the Novi Police Officer Position

The City of Novi is hiring a Police Officer to join their department. The Novi Police Department is a CALEA nationally-accredited, municipal law enforcement agency, proudly representing the top 4% of all law enforcement agencies in the United States. They are seeking a proactive, career-oriented Police Officer to work in a community-oriented problem-solving environment.

Job Responsibilities

The hired candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions, and commands.
  • Enter and exit vehicles quickly to perform rescue operations, pursue a suspect, or answer an emergency call.
  • Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants.
  • See job description for further details

Novi Police Officer Qualifications

The hired candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Taken and passed the MCOLES written and physical agility tests
  • The ability to become MCOLES certified (preferred)
    • You must schedule and complete a profile and examination for this position and follow the listed instructions. There is a fee to take the examination but the results of this one test will be accepted by all participating police departments in Michigan. The EMPCO test must be completed prior to submitting your application.

Salary & Benefits

The Novi Police Officer position has a salary of $56,128 with a comprehensive fringe benefit package, with top out pay reaching $90,627.26. The comprehensive fringe benefit package includes:

  • Generous paid time off program
  • 24/7 access to an on-site fitness facility
  • Robust Employee Wellness & Engagement program. Past events have included Beautification Day, Mental Health Awareness Seminars, Cooking Well Series, Flu Shot Clinics, Heart & Vascular Screenings, and Yoga at Work!
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Cafeteria Health Insurance Plan
  • Dental insurance provided by the City of Novi
  • Life insurance provided by the City of Novi
  • Hybrid defined benefit/defined contribution retirement plan & retiree health savings account with employer contribution
  • Optional Roth IRA & 457 retirement plans
  • Various personal and professional growth training resources
  • Tuition reimbursement program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility
How to Apply for the Novi Police Officer Position

Apply promptly by completing an online application through our website. Proof of MCOLES physical agility/written test scores, as well as EMPCO test results, must be submitted upon applying. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 1, 2022. 

EOE. For questions, call Human Resources at (248) 347-0452 or email

Information sourced from the City of Novi.

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