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Albion Department of Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: July 15, 2022

The City of Albion, Michigan, is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time Public Safety Officer positions.  Albion has a population of 8,000 residents and covers an area of 4.5 square miles. The Department provides both police and fire services to the city.  The city will pay to send qualified individuals to both the police and fire academies.

Statement of Duties:

Public Safety Officers shall perform all the duties and responsibilities of the Police and Fire services for the city. In addition, Public Safety Officers are responsible for the prevention of crimes, preservation of public peace and order, apprehension of offenders, the protection of persons and property under the laws of the City and State, the protection of people and property from fire, and assisting people in medical emergencies.  

Requirements include:

  • High school/GED diploma, associate's degree in a related field, bachelor's degree preferred;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years or older at time of employment;
  • MCOLES licensed/licensable as a police officer;
  • Michigan Fire Fighter I and II certified;
  • Must have a valid Michigan driver's license and good driving history;
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history;
  • Ability to successfully pass a background investigation, psychological evaluation, interview process, and drug/alcohol screen.
  • Starting wages will be presented when the application and resume are received, depending on experience and qualifications.

Applications for employment and complete job descriptions are available at:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application to:

Lt Mike Kolassa
112 W. Cass St.
Albion, MI 49224

The application can be mailed or emailed.

For additional information or questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with Lt. Mike Kolassa at 517-629-7193 or by email at 

Opening Date: 06/10/2022  
Closing Date: 07/15/2022  

Contact Person: Lt Mike Kolassa  
Telephone: 517-629-7193  
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