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The Jonesville Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a Full-time and a Part-time Police Officer.

Essential job functions:

  • Patrol in a vehicle
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Make arrests
  • Prepare narrative crime reports and non-criminal reports, criminal investigations and follow-up traffic crash investigations
  • Participate in training sessions
  • Participate in our many community-oriented events
  • Display a positive and professional attitude and demeanor
  • Detain search and question suspects as appropriate


  • Patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas
  • Preserve the peace and enforce the law
  • Control vehicular traffic
  • Prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations
  • Obtaining evidence and compile information regarding crimes
  • Prepare cases for filing of charges
  • Testifying in court
  • Carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, City ordinances, departmental policies and procedures and other related activities


  • Must be of good moral character
  • Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field required
  • Must be licensed, licensable as a police officer by MCOLES
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories
  • Must be able to read and write the English language
  • Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process.

Special Requirements:

  • Pass extensive personal and professional background check
  • Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.

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Kurt Etter, Chief of Police
Jonesville Police Department
265 E. Chicago Rd.
Jonesville, MI 49250


Have you ever thought about a career in the fire service? Let the City of Jonesville help you accomplish this goal. Our Volunteer Firefighters receive the same training required for a career in the fire service. We also offer additional Fire Officer training courses to members who wish to attend.

If you are interested in serving this community, we are currently seeking applicants.  Prior experience is not required.  The City will provide all training and equipment.

Some of the duties of a Jonesville Firefighter:

  • Respond to any fire - Structural, Vehicle, Wildland, Etc.
  • Vehicle and Personal Injury Accidents
  • Gas and Odor Investigations
  • Hazmat Incidents
  • Citizen Assists: Animal Rescue, Etc.
  • Electrical Wires Down
  • Community Events
  • Fire Safety Education Events

Volunteer Firefighters are paid for each call, meeting, and training session that they attend.  Firefighters are not expected to leave work if their regular employment does not allow.

Interested applicants should submit a completed application form to:

Jonesville City Hall
265 E. Chicago Street
Jonesville, MI 49250

Contact any Jonesville City Firefighter of City Hall for more information about the Department and this opportunity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Jonesville is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability in its programs or activities.
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