Job Opening

Police Officer





Police Station, Ferndale MI

Salary Range

$54,522.50 - $73,481.12, Lateral Pay Available. Start rates for Officers while in the academy are $45,900, and $49,980 when in the FTO program. $3,000.00 signing bonus available

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Full Time


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Seeking Police Officers!

The City of Ferndale Police Department is looking for the best-of-the-best Police Officer—not just anyone, but the right one. Do you believe in community-focused policing, proactive detective and investigative work, and a true team atmosphere? If so, you may be our person. Competitive pay, health benefits, and a robust retirement package are just a few of the benefits of working for our great city.


  • Completed EMPCO test and profile (candidates without this will not be considered)
  • Valid operator's license
  • Minimum two years of college credit (60 credits), or four years of active military duty with an honorable discharge, or 5 years of sworn law enforcement experience
  • In excellent health; eyes corrected to 20/20
  • Passed the MCOLES reading and physical tests
  • Reasonable knowledge of State and Local Laws and ordinances
  • Reasonable knowledge of the geography, streets, and important locations in Ferndale
  • Reasonable knowledge of modern police practices and procedures
  • Reasonable knowledge of traffic rules and regulations
  • Skill or ability to attain skill in the use of firearms
  • Ability to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations
  • Ability to prepare accurate, written records and reports
  • Mental alertness and good powers of observation
  • Good physical condition, strength and agility
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public

Learn More

For more information, check out the full job description and brochure below. Please use the link above to apply.