Current Open Positions

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Deputy Assessor

Responsible for assisting the City Assessor in all aspects of residential and personal property appraising. This includes: 

  1. Performing residential appraisals including on site field reviews, recording specifications into the Equalizer Database, and sketching floor plans in Apex and importing property photos.
  2. Maintaining assessment roll database including Principal Residential Exemptions, Property Transfer Affidavits, building permits and deeds.
  3. Assisting property owners, appraisers, and real estate personnel by answering routine inquiries regarding appraisal, assessment, and appeal procedures.
  4. Assisting Assessor with all Board of Review and Tax Tribunal procedures.
  5. Performing related work as required or assigned by the Assessor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. State of Michigan MCAO Certification in Assessment Administration preferred, will consider MCAT working toward MCAO.
  2. Must have Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation for commuting and field work. The City pays federal mileage rate for work time travel.
  3. Must have experience in measuring and inspecting residential new construction.
  4. Preferred past experience in property assessing, appraisal, real estate or related field.
  5. Preferred at least two (2) years of experience or equivalent experience with assessing procedures including BS&A Assessing.net program.
  6. Must be computer literate and must achieve fluency with BS&A software, Apex sketching program, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  7. Must have skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with public officials, fellow employees and the general public most importantly.

Salary is $43,739 - $51,168 depending on experience and qualifications.

Full-Time application, letter of interest, resume, and any other relevant documents should be submitted to the Human Resource Officer. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at Trenton City Hall, Attn: Human Resources, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, MI 48183 or e-mailed to employment@trenton-mi.com. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 15, 2022.


Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

Full-Time Firefighter/EMT-Basic

Currently accepting applications for full-time Firefighter/Paramedic and/or full-time Firefighter/EMT-Basic with the Trenton Fire Department. Applicants must have completed Fire 1, Fire 2, and be certified minimally as an EMT-Basic at the time of hire. CPAT must be obtained within the probationary period. Applicants must meet all City employment standards, including an excellent driving record. Selected candidates must complete a thorough background investigation, oral interview, physical exam including drug screen, and psychological exam.

Wages start at $44,405 for a FF/EMT-Basic, $48,453 for FF/Paramedic, and reach a maximum of $68,692 after 5 years of service as a FF/Paramedic. A comprehensive benefits package is provided including health, dental, optical, life insurance, and a defined benefit pension plan. A copy of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement can be found here.

Applicants hired as a FF/EMT-Basic will have 9 months, or 2 NREMT testing attempts, whichever is first, to obtain a Paramedic license.

Application packets are available in the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan 48183, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Application materials are also available here.

Applications can be dropped off or emailed to employment@trenton-mi.com

Full-Time Police Officer

To maintain a list of qualified applicants for upcoming full-time Police Officer vacancies with the Trenton Police Department. Applicants must be either certified police officers or be MCOLES certifiable as a police officer in the State of Michigan, at the time of hire. Strongly prefer a minimum of an associate’s degree or completion of 60 credit hours in law enforcement or a related curriculum. Applicants must meet all MCOLES and City employment standards, including an excellent driving record. Selected candidates must complete a thorough background investigation, oral interviews, physical exam including drug screen, and psychological evaluation.

Wages for Patrol officers beginning July 1, 2021, start at $46,811 and reach a maximum of $71,679 after 5 years of service. A comprehensive benefits package is provided including health, dental, optical, life insurance, and a defined benefit pension plan. A copy of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement can be found here.

Police Officers with certified police officer experience are eligible for up to 2 years of immediate lateral pay adjustments to a maximum starting base pay rate of $56,414.

Applications packets are available in the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street at West Road, Trenton, Michigan, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Application materials are also available here.

Applications can be dropped off or emailed to employment@trenton-mi.com

DPS - Laborer

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants for a full-time Laborer within our Department of Public Service. At this time, the City is waiving the requirement for a CDL-B license at the time of application. However, all non-CDL holders must obtain a CDL within six months of employment. 

 Pay is $17.991 - $21.961 depending on experience and qualifications.

Immediate eligibility for Medical/Rx/Dental/Vision benefits. 401(a) plan with employer matching, Health Care Savings Plan with employer matching, and additional benefits available upon hire.

Full-Time application/Resume, and any other relevant documents should be submitted to the Human Resource Officer. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at Trenton City Hall, Attn: Human Resources, 2800 Third St., Trenton, MI 48183 or e-mailed to employment@trenton-mi.com


PART-TIME POSITIONS

Building Department Clerical Support

The City of Trenton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time clerical support for the Building & Engineering Department.

Rate of Pay: $15-16 per hour

Hours: 25-28 hours per week

This position helps prepare correspondence, maintains records, responds to public inquiries and requests, issues permits and schedules inspections.

Interested individuals should submit the part-time application to employment@trenton-mi.com or drop it off at the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan 48183. The office is open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


Public Safety Dispatcher

The City of Trenton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Part-Time Public Safety Dispatcher. 

Rate of Pay: 

  • Day Shift: $18.52 / Hr
  • Midnight Shift: $19.52 / Hr
  • Overtime eligible

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Emergency 911 operator service;
  • Computer-aided dispatch
  • Clerical Tasks

Successful applicants will be required to go through the interview process, background check, criminal history, drug screen, and psychological exam.

Interested individuals should submit the part-time application to employment@trenton-mi.com or drop it off at the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan 48183. The office is open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


Parks & Recreation Positions

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to help foster fun all summer long! 

We are seeking applicants in the following areas:

  • Marina Supervisors (starting at $13/hour)
  • Ice Rink Supervisors (starting at $13/hour)
  • Ice Rink Attendants 
  • Zamboni Drivers (starting at $13/hour) 
  • Arena Facilities Lead (starting $16/hour)

Interested individuals should submit the part-time application to employment@trenton-mi.com or drop it off at the Human Resources Office, 2nd Floor, Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan 48183. The office is open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.