Reserve Officer - Police

Reserve Officer - Police

Type: Part Time
Salary/Pay Rate:
Posted Date: On-going


Northville Township is currently accepting applications for its Police Reserve Program.

This is a paid position. Uniforms are furnished by the Township. The Reserve Officer is required to purchase their own firearm.

The Reserve Officer is required to work at least one 5 hour duty shift from 7:00pm to midnight per month. Duties performed include, but are not limited to, patrol with Police Officer, fingerprinting, crime prevention, seminars, special events and emergency duties. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures and close supervision is received from departmental superiors.


  • Ability and strength to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete required training.
  • Ability to cooperate with supervisors and other employees, and to accept lines of authority.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Graduation from high school, or GED.


  • Must possess a current, valid Michigan Drivers License with a driving history that does not create liability concerns; which includes, but is not limited to, convictions for reckless driving, careless driving, suspended license, or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving.
  • Must be willing and able to attend mandatory training and monthly meetings.
  • Must successfully pass a written test, fire arms qualification, defensive tactics tests, interview, background investigation, and probationary period.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who possess one or more of the following: An Associates degree or higher; honorable discharge form the Armed Forces; prior experience as a certified Police Officer or Reserve/Auxiliary Police Officer.

A job application must be completed and returned to the Human Resources office for this position.

The Charter Township of Northville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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