Now Hiring Motor Carrier Officers
The Michigan State Police is looking to add new Motor Carrier Officers throughout the state. - No degree or law enforcement experience required - pay and benefits during training -
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.
Motor Carrier Officers complete our training academy in Lansing, 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.
Salary & Benefits
During the training academy recruits receive approximately $3,600 a month. Officers receive annual raises and reach a top base salary of over $67,000 after 6 years. This does not include overtime or shift premiums.
Individual work sites set schedules but most prioritize day shifts. Officers generally work 1 weekend shift a month and receive 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.
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
For more information check out Motor Carrier Officer Careers at www.michigan.gov/mspjobs
or contact MSPCVEDRecruiting@michigan.gov