Trenton City Hall: 2800 Third St. Trenton, MI 48183 | Phone: (734) 675-6500 Fax: (734) 675-4088


Part Time Seasonal Employee


The DPS is looking to fill a few seasonal laborer positions. These positions are available to start May 1st. If you know someone who may be interested please have them contact the Human Resources Office to receive direction on how to apply. This is a great job for recent high school grads or students home from college for the summer or anyone else who meets the qualifications. They can contact John at or Jenny at or by calling 734-675-8585.

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Library Director


The Trenton Veterans Memorial Library is a Class VI library system serving approximately 72,000 residents of the City of Trenton, City of Woodhaven, Charter Township of Brownstown, and Grosse Ile Township. The Library Director plans and directs the overall operations and management of the library; practices and encourages collaboration and team development in working with staff, elected leaders, and works in partnership with civic groups, organizations, and agencies.

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Police Officer Employment Application

Applications are now being accepted for police officers.

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.

The current wages for Patrol Officer start at $39,000 and reach a maximum of $59,721 after 8 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.

The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fire Fighter Application

The City of Trenton is accepting applications for full-time Fire Fighters.  Requirements at time of hire include Fire Fighter 1, Fire Fighter 2 and Paramedic.  Applicants must also meet all City employment standards, including a clean driving record.  For complete application packet, click here


Full Time Application

Human Resources accepts applications anytime Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Completed applications will be kept on file for a year

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Part Time Application

Human Resources accepts applications anytime Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Completed applications will be kept on file for a year

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Deputy City Clerk

The City of Trenton Deputy Clerk is an administrative position providing assistance and direction regarding the activities for the City Clerk's Office. In the absence of the City Clerk, the employee in this classification is responsible for fulfilling all City Clerk functions presently prescribed in all applicable State laws, the City Charter, and City Ordinances.
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Election Inspector

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to fill Election Inspector positions for future elections.
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