Current Open Positions

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.

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.

The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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