Apply for this Officer Position

The St. Louis Police Department is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. The St. Louis Police Department provides 24-hour police coverage to the City of St. Louis. Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts – six 12-hour days and one 8-hour day per pay period.

The department is located in central Michigan near the intersection of US-127 and M46. St. Louis is approximately three-square miles in size. The last official US Census shows the population of St. Louis, MI to be 7,482.

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must:

  • Be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history
  • Possess an Associate Degree or higher
  • Must pass a physical, drug screen, vision, and hearing test

St. Louis Police Benefits

The starting benefits, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement that ends on June 30, 2022, include:

  • Starting wage of $22.29 hr. ($46,372.27 annually)
    • After 4 years $25.72 Hr.
  • BC/BS health insurance with Health Savings Account
  • MERS Defined Contribution retirement plan
  • Delta Dental
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Deferred 457 plan
  • Child-Care Flex Spending account
  • Short term disability and long-term disability for all eligible full-time employees
  • 80 hours of vacation after one full year of service.
  • 24 hours personal time annually
  • 54 hours sick time annually after one full year of service
  • Training and certification programs as determined necessary.

Those interested may respond to Chief Richard Ramereiz with the following documents completed:

  • City of St. Louis Full-Time Employment application
  • Criminal History Background check form
  • Authorization of Information Release form

These forms can also be found on the City of St. Louis website. Please include a cover letter and resume when submitting the required forms. The deadline to submit your application is until the position is filled.

Please direct all questions and comments to the St. Louis Police Department by phone, (989) 681-5285, or emailing Chief Ramereiz directly.


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