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State Police Trooper

Police Force:State Police
Location:Various
Salary:$11.10 - $31.48 hourly $888.00 - $2,518.40 biweekly
Job #:STPTPR-01
Job Title:State Police Trooper
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$11.10 - $31.48 hourly
$888.00 - $2,518.40 biweekly
Job Type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Various, Michigan
Department:State Police

Employees in this job are police officers, responsible for the enforcement of all traffic and criminal laws of the state, the protection of life and property, and the provision of related services to the public.

Civil Service Job Specification

State Police Troopers are assigned to various locations throughout the state. See the link below for a map of statewide locations.

Map

At the entry level of this classification, employees are initially assigned to the Michigan State Police (MSP) Training Academy Recruit School where one completes the required law enforcement officer residential training program (approximately 18 weeks), as well as other course work and physical training intended to provide the knowledge and skills required to function as a State Police Trooper. Upon graduation from recruit school, the probationary trooper is assigned to a State Police post and under close supervision, begins to function as a police officer. Successful completion of recruit school is mandatory for continued employment. The employee must satisfactorily complete an 18-month probationary period in this classification. Successful completion of the probationary period is mandatory for continued employment.


Required Education and Experience:
Education
Possession of a high school diploma or GED Certificate.

Experience
No specific type or amount is required.
Additional Requirements and Information:

Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be a resident of the State of Michigan prior to graduation from the MSP Training Academy.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age prior to graduation from the MSP Training Academy.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have the ability to obtain a valid Michigan driver's license.
  • Must possess a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must have the absence of a criminal record of felony convictions which would prohibit the applicant from receiving, possessing and carrying a firearm.
  • Must be willing to submit to a thorough background investigation designed to measure the applicant's suitability for police work.
To apply for these positions, applicants must initially complete the Entry-Level Law Enforcement Exam (No. 2002) Application. Paper applications will not be accepted. Please click the following link to apply:

On-line NEOGOV Application


For more information go to: www.michigan.gov/mspjobs

Questions regarding this posting may be directed to:
Michigan State Police
Training Division
Recruiting and Selection
(517) 636-4563
E-mail: msprecruiting@michigan.gov
ClosingDate:Continuous
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:33774

 

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