Current Employment Opportunities

Finance Director /Treasurer

The City of Portland, located on I-96 between Lansing and Grand Rapids, in Ionia County, is seeking a Finance Director/Treasurer. This position oversees the collection and management of all monies owed to and held by the City. The Finance Director oversees and directs all aspects of the City's finances, including preparation and administration of the City strategic plan, budget, preparation of financial reports, and oversight of accounting, payroll, cashiering, utility and tax billing. This is a full-time position. 

The City is seeking a candidate with possession of a Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, accounting, finance or related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in public accounting, finance, business, or related setting, including some supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Human Resources and Benefit experience preferred.

Salary to be determined based on education and experience and ranges from $63,272 to $91,548 DOQ. Excellent benefits.

Finance Officer/Treasurer Job Description

Employment Application

Please submit cover letter, resume, completed application, and three professional references to: 

Tutt Gorman
Portland City Manager
259 Kent St.
Portland, MI  48875
Phone:  517-647-2931
Fax:  517-647-2938

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Under Michigan Law, applicants must request confidentiality. Resumes of selected candidate(s) will be subject to public disclosures.



The City of Portland is accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer position. The Portland Police Department is a full service department serving a 3900 person community located 20 miles west of Lansing.

Applicants MUST have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree or its equivalent and be eligible for certification as provided in Public Act 203, as amended.

Applicants must have taken and passed the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards pre-employment tests. Preference will be given to applicants who have graduated from an MCOLES Police Academy. Hourly rate is $19.94.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and completed application, to:


This position will remain open until filled. 

Police Officer Job Description

Employment Application

For more information contact: 
517-647-4111 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer"

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, the City of Portland is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.

You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence, S.W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD) or by email at program.intake@usda.gov

"USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer"