Job Listing: Police Officer – Full Time Position 

 City of Otsego Police Department 

Police Officer Full Time Position 

Opening Date: 02/23/2024 

Closing Date: Until Filled 

Contact Person: Brad Misner, Chief 

Phone Number: 269-692-6111 



General Information: 

City of Otsego is accepting resumes for a full-time police officer position from qualified candidates. The City of Otsego provides 24-hour police coverage to the citizens of Otsego. The hours consist of 12-hour shifts, both days and nights, 5am-5pm, 5pm-5am, along with a swing shift starting between the hours of 1pm-1am. The City of Otsego has a population around 4500 people. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • US Citizen. 
  • All applicants must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment. 
  •  Pass the MCOLES reading/writing test. 
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. 
  •  No Felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history. 
  • Must be able to pass a physical, drug screening, and a pre-employment background investigation. 
  •  Applicant must also hold high standard of moral character, be self-motivated, and have good communication skills. 


  • Starting wage of $24.96/hour, after 5 years $36.39/hour. 
  • Longevity eligible after 5 years of service. 
  • Paid Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave, Holiday Leave, and Comp Time. 
  • Uniforms Furnished / Cleaned 
  • Equipment provided by employer to include Footwear. 
  • Health, Optical, Dental, and Life Insurance available. 
  • Retirement and 457 Plans available. 

Applicants will be accepted until the position has been filled. To apply submit your resume and cover letter to Chief Misner,