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Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: August 1, 2024

General Statement of Duties:

Performs general police and fire fighting as a member of a combined police-fire unit; does related work as required.


  • Wages: $87,891 in 42 months or less.
  • Pension with COLA escalator
  • 12- hours shift
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • K-9, Bike Patrol, Dive Team, SRT, Traffic Unit, FTO, Fire Inspector, Drone Operator, Detective Bureau, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MCOLES Physical Test Certification
  • MCOLES Written Test Certification
  • Current MCOLES Basic Police Officer Certification or Michigan Fire Certification High School diploma or equivalent Minimum of 60 college credits.
  • Prior Military, Police, or Fire Service may be considered in lieu of college credits upon record review & discussion.
  • Be 21 years of age at the time of application
  • Be a resident of the State of Michigan
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Possess a valid Michigan drivers license
  • Possess good moral character / free from drug dependency
  • If required, must be able to pass the firefighter's agility test
  • Be eligible to be certified as a firefighter l and ll. Prior certification is strongly preferred but not mandatory.  
  • Meet all minimum standards as mandated by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and the Michigan Firefighters Training Council.

Please submit a resume for interview consideration. Depending on the number of resumes received, interviews may be conducted with only a certain number of applicants based on education, certifications, and work history. An official application will be provided later for those passing the interview board. Please submit information to:

Deputy Chief Andrew Rogers
90 Kerby Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

The City of Grosse Pointe Farms is an equal opportunity employer.