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City of Center Line: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: January 1, 2024

Job Description: 

The Center Line Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications to fill a Vacancy for the position of Public Safety Officer. The Public Safety Officer (PSO) position requires applicants to be cross trained in both Police, Firefighting, and Medical First Responder (MFR). 

Preference will be given to applicants who have already obtained MCOLES police license or Fire Fighter I and II certifications.

Requirements include:

  • High school/GED diploma;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years or older at time of employment;
  • Must have passed the MCOLES physical, reading and writing test 
  • Must have a valid Michigan driver's license and good driving history;
  • Ability to successfully pass a background investigation, psychological evaluation, interview process, and drug/alcohol screen.
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts


  • Defined Benefits Pension System with a 2.75 multiplier 
  • 12-hour shifts with a shift differential for second shifts
  • 13 paid holidays (employee has the option to convert holiday pay to vacation time or any combination of both)
  • Employee gets 96-hours of Vacation Time and 72-hours of Sick Time 
  • All uniforms and equipment provided when hired, employee will also receive a $1,000 yearly uniform allowance after the employee first year   
  • Tattoos permitted
  • External load-bearing ballistic vests
  • Outdoor firearms range
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance provided at minimal cost
  • Overtime Opportunity 
  • Life Insurance provided by employer
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for college credits 
  • Training for Police Academy, Fire Academy and MFR will be provided at no cost once hired
  • Increased starting salary will be considered for prior police or fire fighting experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a community that is supportive of law enforcement


  • Detective positions
  • Auto Theft Unit
  • School Resource Officer
  • Tactical Response Team 
  • Evidence Technician  
  • Accident Investigator 
  • Specialize Training Opportunities   
  • Advancement Opportunities

How to Apply: 

To apply, please send a cover sheet, completed application and resume along with all required documents listed at to:

City of Center Line
Department of Public Safety
Attention:  Deputy Chief Bermudez
7070 E. Ten Mile Road
Center Line, MI  48015

If you prefer, you can email all documents to