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 3800 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 is $49,067 to $63,440 DOQ. In addition, the City provides an excellent benefit package and retirement plan. Please submit cover letter, resume, and completed application, to Email

This position will remain open until filled. Applications are available here or may be picked up at the following address.

Portland City Hall

259 Kent St.

Portland, MI  48875

Contact phone number:


8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Job Description


The City of Portland Ambulance Department is accepting applications for Part-Time EMT's. 

Please submit your application to Mindy Tolan via mail to:

Portland City Hall
259 Kent St.
Portland, MI  48875

or electronically to: citytreasurer@portland-michigan.org.

Employment Application

"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"