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


Rink Supervisor

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to fill a part-time position for a Rink Supervisor.The following are the job details for this position: 

• The Shift Supervisor will assist the rink manager and operations coordinator with daily ice arena operations such as planning and implementation of associated work tasks as well as supervise the staff to ensure proper completion of tasks.
• Listen, communicate, and work effectively with guests, staff, supervisors and management in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to perform multiple functions at once and the ability to handle the public in a friendly and professional manner.
• Establish tasks to ensure a clean workplace, this includes stocking supplies and maintaining clean restrooms and public areas.
• Assist staff members with proper work methods and standards, monitor work quality, insure adherence to time and break schedules, safe work practices and provide performance feedback.
• Assist in the general maintenance and upkeep of the ice arena area including sweeping, cleaning, and other custodial duties including restroom cleanliness.
• Monitor all public session skating events both on and off the ice.
• Operation of the point of sale system.
• Maintain rental skates, boots, and monitor if blade and/or boot repair is needed.
• Complete any necessary paperwork such as accident/incident reports and inventory.
• Maintain a professional appearance at all times.
• Willing to learn Zamboni Operations.
• Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

If you have the skills we are looking for please print the part-time application, fill it out and drop it off at Kennedy Recreation Center.

Part-Time Application (PDF)

Rink Attendant

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to fill a part-time position for a Rink Attendant. The following are the job details for this position:

• Participate in keeping all areas of the facility neat, clean and safe at all times. These duties include sweeping and mopping the rink restrooms, locker rooms, shower areas, lobby, meeting rooms, bleachers and removing trash, cleaning rink glass, etc.
• Maintain rental skates, boots, and monitor if blade and/or boot repair is needed.
• Adding/removing hockey nets from the ice rinks, unlock team locker rooms and retrieve hockey pucks if needed for daily events and activities.
• Monitor all public session skating events both on and off the ice.
• Provide excellent customer service at all times and ensure that all policies are properly implemented.
• Adhering to all policies and procedures that are implemented.
• Complete any necessary paperwork such as accident/incident reports and inventory.
• Operation of the point of sale system.
• Maintain a professional appearance at all times.
•    Miscellaneous duties as assigned. 

If you have the skills we are looking for please print the part-time application, fill it out and drop it off at Kennedy Recreation Center.

Part-Time Application (PDF)

Zamboni Driver

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants to fill a part-time position for a Zamboni Driver. The following are the job details for this position:

• Operate and drive the Zamboni ice resurfacing machine, edge conditioning, and other motorized equipment.
• Maintain accurate records of ice cuts, blade changes, and preventative maintenance.
• Operate the scoreboard. Training will be provided.
• Adding/removing hockey nets from the ice rinks, unlock team locker rooms and retrieve hockey pucks if needed for daily events and activities.
• Monitor all public session skating events both on and off the ice.
• Complete any necessary paperwork such as accident/incident reports and inventory.
• Participate in keeping all areas of the facility neat, clean and safe at all times. These duties include sweeping and mopping the rink restrooms, locker rooms, shower areas, lobby, meeting rooms, bleachers and removing trash, cleaning rink glass, etc.
• Offer excellent customer service to all patrons. Greet customers with a smile and respond to their needs in a kind and courteous manner.
• Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

If you have the skills we are looking for please print the part-time application, fill it out and drop it off at Kennedy Recreation Center.

Part-Time Application (PDF)

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.