Current Employment Opportunities


The City of Portland is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position. The Portland Police Department is a full service department serving a 3,900 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. Salary range if $44,345 to $57,346 DOQ. In addition, the City provides an excellent benefit package and retirement plan. Please submit cover letter resume, and completed application to mtolan@portland-michigan.org

This position will remain open until filled. Click here for an employment application or pick up at:

City Hall 
259 Kent St.
Portland, MI  48875

"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"