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City of Auburn Hills Job Openings

In an effort to improve the overall health of our workforce, the City of Auburn Hills adopted a policy against hiring tobacco users. All applicants are subject to a nicotine test in the final step of the hiring process. Those who test positive for nicotine from tobacco use may reapply for employment after six months.

Completed applications for all positions should be mailed to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Rd. Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or emailed to humanresources@auburnhills.orgThe City of Auburn Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Employment Application


Fire Chief
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Salary:  
$84,925 - $96,520, with the most qualified candidates expected to receive a salary at the higher end of this range
Deadline: Open Until Filled - Appointment to this position is expected to be made in May 2018

DESCRIPTION: As a member of the City Manager’s executive team, the new Fire Chief will lead a combination department of full time, part time, and paid-on-call professionals from three fire stations with a total annual budget of $4.6 million.  A 2017 millage election for fire service was approved with 73% of those citizens casting ballots supporting a millage increase. The department dates back more than 75 years and has a strong history of service to the community.

Interested applicants shall send their cover letter, resume and completed employment application to: 
Mr. Thomas A. Tanghe, City Manager,
City of Auburn Hills - 1827 North Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326. 
The position will remain open until filled. 


Click here to view the full Fire Chief position posting and here to view the job description.
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Media Communications Specialist
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $44,518 - $49,468 DOQ
Deadline: Open Until Filled  

DESCRIPTION:   Provides a variety of routine and complex administrative and technical work in support of all departments in achieving their goals of promoting the City to the local community and beyond.  Special emphasis shall be on economic development initiatives including but not limited to promoting Downtown Auburn Hills and the Auburn Hills business community.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor's degree in Marketing, Media Relations, Journalism or a related field, and two (2) years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience.

Please complete an employment application and mail with cover letter and resume to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or email  humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Media Communications Specialist job description. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Utility Billing Clerk
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $36,338 - $39,998
Deadline: Open Until Filled  

DESCRIPTION:   Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, administrative and technical support work in the Department of Public Works, including processing meter reading data; preparing and mailing utility bills; maintaining current customer account files; assisting in reconciling utility billing activity with the general ledger. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting and bookkeeping along with four (4) years of increasingly responsible office related experience. 

Please complete an employment application and mail with cover letter and resume to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or email  humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Utility Billing Clerk job description.
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Administrative Assistant - Public Works
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: $16.93 - $17.95 per hour DOQ 
Deadline: Open Until Filled  

DESCRIPTION:   Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, administrative and technical work in the Department of Public Works, including preparing a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes; conducts research, analysis and prepares recommendations regarding proposals for programs, grants, services, budget and equipment, etc. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor's degree in public administration, political science, human resources, business management, or a related field, two (2) years of related experience or any combination of education and progressively responsible experience. 

Please complete an employment application and mail with cover letter and resume to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or email  humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Administrative Assistant - Public Works job description. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Management Assistant Intern
Type:
Part-Time (16-24 hours per week)
Salary: $13.00 per hour 
Deadline: Open Until Filled  

DESCRIPTION:   To provide the student with a broad introduction to management and to the function and role of the City Manager's office in a complex municipal organization.  The successful candidate will report to and work directly for the City Manager and Assistant City Manager.  The position offers a variety of work activities including but not limited to: legislative issues, municipal services and service delivery, budgeting, human resources and labor relations, event planning and execution, teamwork, written and verbal communication, and many other relevant workplace issues.  This year's intern will be assigned the task of completing a comprehensive comparable analysis of wages and benefits in preparation for labor negotiations. The work schedule is flexible to work around class schedules.  

QUALIFICATIONS:    Applicants shall be current students in good standing at undergraduate or graduate level. Recent graduates seeking experience will also be considered, but must recognize the importance of the internship's approximately nine-month duration. They shall be enrolled in or have completed a course of study in Public Administration, Business Management, or related discipline.  Undergraduates must have achieved a minimum of junior status and have completed coursework in their major. A student with at least average skill level in the use of Excel is preferred.

Send cover letter, current resume, and a copy of transcripts (official transcripts not needed at this time to:

Mr. Thomas A. Tanghe, City Manager
City of Auburn Hills
1827 North Squirrel Road
Auburn Hills, MI  48326

Or to:  ttanghe@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Management Assistant Internship requirements. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Police Officer
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Starting Range:
$49,442 to $60,632 DOQ
Salary Range:  
$49,442 to $73,965 plus an excellent benefit package

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be 21 yrs. of age and have a minimum of an Associate's Degree with a Bachelor's Degree preferred.  Foreign language skills a plus. Applicants must possess a valid Michigan driver's license and must be MCOLES certified.   

Please submit the following information with your completed Employment Application to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

  • College Transcripts
  • MCOLES Certification
  • Resume 

Click here to see the Police Officer job description.
For further details on wages and benefits click here for the POLC - PO & PSO Union Contract.

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Deputy Director of Public Works
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $68,403-$80,991 DOQ 
Deadline: Open Until Filled  

DESCRIPTION:   Performs a variety of supervisory and complex, administrative, skilled, technical, and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the Department of Public Works, including water, sewer, storm drains, street, fleet, traffic control, facilities, parks, engineering, street lights, sidewalks and other public works projects and programs. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, public or business administration or related field, and Minimum of seven years previous public works experience preferably as DPW or Deputy DPW Director. 

Please complete an employment application and mail with cover letter and resume to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or email  humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Deputy Director of Public Works job description.

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Kitchen Coordinator
Employment Type: 
Part-Time, Monday - Friday and occasional weekend hours
Salary: 
$9.95 - $11.00 per hour, depending on qualifications

DESCRIPTION: 
This position performs a variety of tasks including supervision of the City's senior Nutrition program and Meals on Wheels, acts as a liaison between the nutrition program and senior nutrition meal provider, actively recruits and trains new volunteers in the kitchen and works closely with agencies that service adults with disabilities and provides these groups with volunteer opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, certification in food management and experience coordinating kitchen activities for senior's meals and catering and/or attain certification within 3 months of employment. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and must like working with people.

Please complete an employment application and mail to City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Click here to see the Part-time Kitchen Coordinator job description.
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After School Activities Leader 
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary:$9.25 per hour

DESCRIPTION: The City of Auburn Hills is seeking applications for an After School Activities Leader for the Recreation Department. Ability to work effectively with young people in grades 1-5 in a recreational/instructional setting. Enthusiasm, creativity, and patience required. General knowledge of a variety of team sports is a plus. 5-10 hours per week – Wednesday and Thursday, 3:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Please complete an employment application and mail it to: Auburn Hills Human Resources 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
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Firefighter - Paramedic
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $50,274
Deadline: On-going until all positions are filled

DESCRIPTION: Protects life and property by performing fire fighting, emergency medical services at the level of a licensed paramedic, hazardous materials and fire prevention duties.  Maintains fire equipment, apparatus and facilities.  

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalent, Must be 21 years of age or older at time of employment, Must possess or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation, No felony convictions of disqualifying criminal history, Must be able to speak, read and write the English language, Prefer Two (2) years’ experience as a licensed firefighter and paramedic, Completion of MFFTC Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, Drivers Certification Training, Incident Command System, Must possess Michigan Department of Public Health Paramedic License and Must meet City residency requirement within 90 days. 

Compensation plan includes employer funded 401(k), vacation, comprehensive medical and retirement health savings plan.   EOE

At the time of application ALL applicants must have completed the following:

  1. Employment Application
  2. Candidate Physical Ability Test - CPAT
  3. EMPCO standard entry level written firefighter test 

Applicants can register for the CPAT at:    www.schoolcraft.edu/testng
Applicants can register for the EMPCO written test at:       www.empco.net

Applicants will also be subject to the following hiring process:
1.  Auburn Hills profile assessment
2.  Oral board panel
3.  Top candidates – Administrative interview
4.  Background check
5.  Physical / Drug Screen / Nicotine testing
6.  Psychological exam

Please complete an employment application and mail with required materials to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources  1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or via email at humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Firefighter - Paramedic job description.

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Code Enforcement Officer
Employment Type: Part-Time (29 hours per week)
Salary: $16.93  to $17.95 per hour, depending on qualifications

DESCRIPTION: This position performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in the field of code enforcement to ensure that property owners, and/or tenants comply with the various City ordinances including weeds, housing, building, zoning, refuse, and pollution control, and any other related codes, ordinances and standards.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and possessing a valid Michigan Drivers Vehicle Operators or Chauffeurs License.  Possess at least one of the following qualifications:  Technical training in building construction or related field; Two years of college in a related field (e.g. Building Construction, Engineering, Planning, etc.); Have previous related enforcement experience within a building department, ordinance enforcement agency or other law enforcement agency.  Must possess good communications skills (i.e. telephone, written and verbal).

Please complete an employment application and mail to City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Click here to see the Part-time Code Enforcement Officer job description.
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Building Attendant at The Den

Employment Type: 
Part-Time (10-12 hours/week) evenings and weekends 
Salary: 
$9.25 per hour 

DESCRIPTION: 
Supervises the use of The Den on a given shift and performs administrative office duties, responds to public inquiries about the facility, arranges tables/chairs before and after meetings, promotes interest in and provides information regarding city-sponsored programs and services and performs custodial work in the building.   

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must be experienced, friendly, flexible, self-motivated and able to communicate effectively. 

Please complete an employment application and mail to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources  1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or via email at humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Building Attendant job description. 
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Fieldstone Golf Club
Employment Type:
Seasonal and Permanent Part Time positions available
Salary:
$9.25 - $11.25 per hour, depending on position

Fieldstone Golf Club is seeking individuals to fill the following positions immediately. Hours are very flexible!

Outside Golf Services and Golf Shop Staff  - Keep facility and/or golf service areas clean, organized and presentable at all times (restrooms, entrance ways, bag drop area, exterior walkways, storage areas, employee breakroom, employee restroom, golf car wash area, patio, veranda and golf car storage facility); maintains effective working relations with customers, merchants and employees; promotes and facilitates golf play and assists in the marketing of the facility.

Junior Assistant Golf Course Manager -
Performs a variety of professional and administrative assignments in planning, developing, scheduling, directing and implementing successful golf programs in all aspects necessary in operating a highly ranked golf course, clubhouse and practice facility.  Areas include but are not limited to all administration aspects, golf shop merchandising, marketing programs, promotions, golf programs and personnel services.

Please complete an employment application and mail to: City of Auburn Hills Human Resources, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 or via email at humanresources@auburnhills.org or call Gordon Marmion for more information at 248-370-9354.