Civilian Careers

Wondering what non-law enforcement occupations are available for you as a Civilian Member of the Michigan State Police?  Consider a rewarding career in criminal analysis, forensic science, and emergency dispatching. These are just a few opportunities for you to provide "Service With A Purpose."

Please see the following areas for the specific job description, selection process, salary, and minimum requirements for each position:

Michigan State Police Employee Benefits

  • Michigan State Police employees receive health, dental, vision and life insurance packages. They participate in the State of Michigan's Defined Contribution Retirement Program; additional options for retirement investment are available through the state's 401k or 457 deferred compensation programs. Visit the Michigan Civil Service Commission web site for more information
  • Employees earn 13 vacation days in the first calendar year, accrued four hours every two weeks. Additional vacation time is accrued based on years of service.
  • Employees earn 13 paid sick days in a calendar year, accrued four hours every two weeks.
  • Employees receive 12 paid holidays per year.
  • Emergency Dispatchers are provided with the required uniforms and equipment.
  • All training is provided by the department.

How to Apply

Vacancies are posted at under state jobs, view current openings. Scroll down to view current vacancies. Click on the position you are interested in and view the job description. Click on apply and follow the instructions. It requires you to create an account, if you do not have one.