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.  The City of Auburn Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Employment Application

Deputy City Clerk
Employment Type:
$44,226 - $54,425 DOQ
Open Until Filled

:   Provides a variety of routine and complex supervisory, clerical, and administrative work in the administration of the city government, through the office of the City Clerk. In absence of City Clerk, attend regular and special city council meetings; oversee or perform an accurate recording of the proceedings, preparation of the minutes using proper legislative terminology recording, indexing and filing for the public records; distribute information as requested. Assist with coordinating the administration of all elections, election workers, coordinate registration, prepare program for computer set up of voting devices, issue petitions and check validity of signatures, prepare list of precinct inspectors for approval by election commission

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience as a Municipal Clerk, Deputy Clerk or closely related position in a Municipal Clerk's office, and CMC designation preferred but not required.

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 via email at

Click here to see the Deputy City Clerk job description.

Firefighter - Paramedic
Employment Type:
Salary: $49,650
Deadline: September 25, 2016 – On-going if all positions are not 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:
Applicants can register for the EMPCO written test at:

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

Click here to see the Firefighter - Paramedic job description.

General Maintenance - Department of Public Works
Employment Type: 
$18.32 - $20.21 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

DESCRIPTION:  Performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water, sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems.  Also maintains City grounds, parks, rights-of-way, and buildings.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and Two (2) years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair. Applicants should have some computer experience relating to Public Works activities in areas of software maintenance programs, RF telemetry, SCADA, GIS and work reports.

Necessary knowledge, skills and abilities:Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities, and possess a mechanical aptitude. Skill in operation of some of the listed tools and equipment, including appropriate computer skills. Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; Demonstrated ability to climb ladders and enter manholes, vaults and narrow openings; Freedom from fear of high places and confined spaces; Willingness to work outside in extremely hot, damp and/or cold weather.

Ability to work safely; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to read and interpret construction plans; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other departments and the public;  Must possess proven integrity; Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

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

Click here to see the General Maintenance - Department of Public Works job description.

Appraiser - Assessing Department 
Employment Type:
$41,746 - $50,731 DOQ

DESCRIPTION:  Performs a variety of routine and complex technical field tasks and office work in the appraisal of real and personal property. Primarily inspects and appraises residential property.  Also may be required to appraise commercial, industrial, and personal property as required by the assessor or supervisor. Selects and applies any combination of complex appraisal techniques applicable and necessary to the accurate and defensible determination of property values.  Appraises by fair market value, using annual gross rent multipliers and units of comparison; appraises by cost method, using quantity survey, unit in place, square and cubic foot.  Determines obsolescence and depreciation on structures and integral equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate will have thorough knowledge of real estate appraisal principles, techniques, procedures, laws and regulations.  Considerable knowledge of building, zoning and construction codes; working knowledge of accounting and auditing practices relative to property appraisal. Working knowledge of general property tax laws of the State of Michigan and manuals and procedures established by the State Tax Commission. Associate Degree (60 credit hours minimum) from an accredited college or university in business or public administration or closely related field of study, and State Certification Level II Assessment Administration (Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO)).

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

Click here to see the Appraiser job description. 

Police Officer
Employment Type: Full-Time
Starting Range: $48,464 to $59,426 DOQ
Salary Range:   $48,464 to $72,509 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.