Current Open Positions

Full-Time Positions


Department of Public Service Laborer

The City of Trenton is accepting applications for full-time Laborer at our Department of Public Service location. The primary function is to collect refuse throughout the City. Starting wage is $17.442 per hour. At a minimum, a Commercial Driver’s License with a ‘B’ endorsement is required at time of hire. Comprehensive benefits package beginning at date of hire including medical, Rx, dental, vision, defined contribution 401(a) with employer matching, long-term disability, employer paid life insurance, and a menu of voluntary benefits. Employment subject to background, drug screen, and physical. Complete job description can be found here. Please return completed applications to the Human Resources office via in-person, mail,  e-mail, or fax. Application can be downloaded here.

Full-Time Police Officer

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

Wages for Patrol Officer beginning July 1, 2020 start at $45,669 and reach a maximum of $69,931 after 5 years of service. A comprehensive benefits package is provided including health, dental, optical, life insurance, and a defined benefit pension plan.

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.


Part-Time Positions


Election Inspectors

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to fill Election Inspector positions for future elections. Click here for additional information and to apply.

Election Inspector Application


The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.