The City of Ann Arbor is committed to providing excellent municipal services that enhance the quality of life for all through the intelligent use of resources while valuing an open environment that fosters fair, sensitive, and respectful treatment of all employees and the community served.
Our core strengths are the knowledge, experience and commitment of each employee, which in turn has a direct impact on our organization and the City.
We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of a person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, height, weight, source of income, family responsibility, educational association, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status in any aspect of our hiring or employment process.
Please note: Applications are accepted online through the City’s website “Employment” page. Applications can be completed through any computer with internet access and a valid email address (If you do not have an email address, please visit www.yahoo.com or www.gmail.com to set up and obtain a FREE email account). You will be contacted if we believe your background and skills to be a good match with the position for which you applied. The application should take about 15-30 minutes.
If you require reasonable accommodation during an interview or examination process, or to complete application, please contact the Human Resources Unit at 734-794-6120.
Hiring processes generally take up to 4 weeks to complete.
There are two types of positions available with the City: Regular and Temporary. We only accept online applications for posted positions.
Position postings are updated regularly. The posting includes the position title, a short description of the duties and the qualifications needed for the position. In addition, the application deadline is listed, if a deadline applies. Most positions stay open and posted for two weeks. Position postings are also regularly broadcast on CTN, Comcast Cable TV, Channel 16.
Positions that are considered ongoing in nature are "regular". They can be full-time or part-time and may or may not be union-affiliated positions.
These positions typically last up to 9 months. They do not include benefits and are not represented by a bargaining unit.
Police and Firefighter Positions
Applications for positions in the Police and Fire Department are only accepted when there is an announced hiring process, at that time, the openings will be listed in our Position Postings.