Now Hiring Motor Carrier Officers – Next academy starts February 20, 2022
The Michigan State Police is looking to fill Motor Carrier Officer positions throughout the state.
- No degree or law enforcement experience required –
Make a difference in the lives of millions of Michigan motorists with a career as a Motor Carrier Officer. Motor Carrier Officers are members of the Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division. They specialize in commercial vehicles and duties include traffic enforcement, crash investigation, driver and vehicle inspections, criminal interdiction, hazardous material transport, regulatory compliance, weigh station operation, infrastructure protection, as well as general emergency response. Motor Carrier Officer’s patrol is self-directed and encourages proactive and independent decision making.
Applicants select their preferred initial post assignment locations prior to the start of the academy. Every effort is made to honor requests while balancing the needs of the agency.
Motor Carrier Officer recruits complete our training academy in Lansing, Michigan where they receive hands-on, lecture, and scenario-based instruction in firearms, patrol techniques, first aid, criminal law, precision driving, water safety, defensive tactics, report writing, ethics, FMCSA regulations, cultural diversity and implicit bias.
- During the training academy recruits receive approximately $3,500 a month with benefits
- Officers receive annual raises and reach a base salary of over $61,000 after 6 years, not including overtime and shift premiums.
- Officers are eligible to transfer or promote to different posts after completion of the training program.
- Most schedules prioritize day shifts, working 1 weekend day a month, and 12 paid holidays off a year.
- Receive health, dental, vision and life insurance from the State of Michigan and accrue separate vacation and sick leave time off each pay period.
- State of Michigan Defined Contribution Retirement System and option to participate in the state’s 401k and/or 457 Deferred Compensation programs
- All uniforms and equipment are provided.
- 21 years of age by recruit school graduation
- A valid driver’s license without restrictions
- Possess a satisfactory driving record
- High school diploma or GED certificate
- Pass minimum hearing and vision standards
- No felony arrests or convictions
or contact MSPCVEDRecruiting@michigan.gov