The Public Safety Department will post notices of job openings via various media outlets including social media. The Job openings will list specific dates to submit applications. Please do not submit applications outside the posted application dates as they will not be considered.
The Department of Public Safety is a consolidated police and fire department. All officers are cross-trained and perform both functions.
We Are Currently Accepting Applications
for Two Full-Time Public Safety Officer Positions
The City of Oak Park's Public Safety Department is currently accepting applications for two full-time Public Safety Officer positions, see attached Job Post. Applicants must have successfully completed 60 semester hours of college credit or have served a minimum of four years active military duty with an honorable discharge. Applicants must take and pass the MCOLES Reading and Writing Test and the MCOLES Physical Fitness Test by May 12, 2018. Applications must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on May 13, 2018. For more information on the position and to obtain an employment application, download Oak Park Public Safety Officer Application.
Step 1: Complete at least 60 semester hours of college credit or a minimum of four years active military duty with honorable discharge.
Step 2: Take and pass the MCOLES Reading and Writing Test and the MCOLES Physical Fitness Test by May 12, 2018.
Step 3: Obtain an application. To obtain a printable employment application online, CLICK HERE. Or, request an application packet in person from the Oak Park Public Safety Department, see contact information below.
Step 4: Submit your cover letter, application and any additional documentation specified in the application packet no later than 4 p.m. on May 13, 2018. Submit either by mail, in-person or via fax.
To apply by mail or in-person, submit applications to:
Department of Public Safety
City of Oak Park
13800 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
(248) 691-7520 Main Line
(248) 691-7526 Records Department (Fees Inquiries)
(248) 691-7161 Fax
To apply by fax:
To apply by fax, please submit your application, cover letter and any additional documents through the Department's fax line at (248) 691-7161. You will need to make arrangements to pay any required fees. For more information on paying applicable fees, call the Oak Park Public Safety Records Bureau at (248) 691-7526.
The City of Oak Park is an ADA/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Employer.