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


Firefighter - Paramedic
Employment Type:
Full-Time
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:    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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Commercial/Industrial Appraiser
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: $49,732 - $60,424 DOQ

DESCRIPTION:   Primarily inspects and appraises commercial & industrial properties, analyzes commercial & industrial sales and sets Economic Condition Factors for property assessments.  Also may be required to appraise residential properties as required by the assessor or supervisor. Defend assessments before the Michigan Tax Tribunal.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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 III Assessment Administration (Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO). Experience with BS&A municipal software and Excel spreadsheet software preferred. 

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 Commercial/Industrial Appraiser job description.
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Custodian for the Community Center
Employment Type: Part-Time (15-20 hours per week)
Salary: 
$11.00 per hour

DESCRIPTION: Must be able to perform a variety of highly detailed cleaning of offices, restrooms, common areas and community room.  Must be experienced, friendly, flexible, self-motivated, able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and enjoy custodial work.  Hours may vary but looking for someone to fill the shift of Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 11 am to 4 pm. 

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 Custodian job description.
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Driver for Senior Services
Employment Type: Part-Time (20-25 hours per week)
Salary: 
$10.50 - $11.50 per hour DOQ

DESCRIPTION:   
Driving senior citizens and disabled residents to various locations. Hours depending on schedules.  Typically Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Drives in all weather conditions. Must have experience working with senior citizens. Good communication skills, familiarity with area desired.  Position is open until filled. 

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

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Asset Management Specialist
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $41,740 - $50,733 DOQ - Plus Additional Benefits Package

DESCRIPTION: Position will be responsible for performing the following activities - field data acquisition of features using GPS, and data conversion of utility features using ArcGIS and GPS Pathfinder Software. Also, following a city managed training program, the position will be responsible for entering and managing data with the City's Asset Management Program. 

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate will have applied Geographic Information Science education and experience using ESRI software in collegiate coursework and/or work experience, a strong familiarity with ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.0 software, and asset management systems through applied coursework and/or relevant work experience. A basic knowledge of Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment use and principles.  Experience working with sub-meter GPS equipment and supporting software is preferred.

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

Click 
here to see the GIS Asset Management Specialist job description. 
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City Assessor
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

DESCRIPTION: Make and prepare all regular and special assessment rolls in the manner prescribed by law or ordinances of the city. The assessor is the manager of the assessing division and will perform all budgetary, personnel, and administrative function necessary to the efficient operation of that division.  In addition, the assessor performs a variety of routine and complex technical field and office work in the appraisal of commercial, residential and/or personal property, and the processing of applications for tax abatements, and poverty exemptions. The individual is an integral member of the city’s highly regarded Business Development Team.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration, or closely related field, State Certification at Level IV and five (5) years of experience in property tax assessment administration. Ability to read, understand and apply appraisal techniques; ability to read and understand legal descriptions and appraisal manuals; ability to accurately appraise real and personal property; ability to input and control data processing; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Knowledge of property tax assessment administration and the procedures established by the State Tax Commission and the State Assessor’s Board. Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing equipment including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and other appraisal software, working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; familiarity with accounting principles and practices.

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 City Assessor job description.
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General Maintenance - Department of Public Works
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Salary: 
$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 humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the General Maintenance - Department of Public Works job
description.
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Accounts Receivable Manager 
Employment Type: 
Full-Time 
Salary: 
$54,425 - $61,623 DOQ

DESCRIPTION: This position will assist in directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of the Finance/Treasurer Division. This position will provide a variety of routine and complex supervisory, clerical, and administrative work in the administration of the city government.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business, or public administration. Knowledge of governmental financial principles and practices as well as municipal state and federal government rules and regulations. Previous experience with computerized financial and accounting software, preferably BS&A software. Ability to prepare and present clear and concise reports, verbally and in writing, and work effectively with our customers. Have ability to perform all duties effectively in an environment where constant interruption is normal.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer previous experience in any of the following areas: public administration, accounting, finance, grant administration, investments, debt issuance, property tax administration including bankruptcies, jeopardy tax liens, TIFA's, DDA's, LDFA's, Public Act 189's, Brownfield's, SMART Zones, Michigan Tax Tribunal Decisions and State Tax Commission Changes and their application to tax roll processing, management, billing, collection and distribution, bank account reconciliation and credit card reconciliation.

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 Accounts Receivable Manager job description. 
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Appraiser - Assessing Department 
Employment Type:
Full-Time 
Salary: 
$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 humanresources@auburnhills.org

Click here to see the Appraiser job description. 
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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.