Front Desk Clerk / Building Department Assistant
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Part-time 30 hours/week, 10:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday


Northfield Township is seeking a part-time Front Desk Clerk / Building Department Assistant for our Township Office in Whitmore Lake.  This position is the first point of contact with the general public including:

  • Receive and greet visitors and callers -determine needs and handle inquiries by providing information, written materials, or instructions.
  • Collection of tax, utility, building department and municipal payments – Processing multiple payments throughout the day.
  • Building Department Assistant – issue permits, process invoices, schedule inspections, maintain building files.  Includes collaboration with contracted inspectors, County departments, and the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Collect and disperse incoming daily mail.
  • General administrative duties.


Must have excellent customer service skills, strong multi-tasking and organization abilities with meticulous attention to detail.  Also should possess a high level of integrity, computer and multi-line phone experience, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  10 key experience a plus.

Required:  High School diploma; some college or Associates degree preferred

Preferred but not required:  General knowledge or previous experience with municipal government; Previous experience with cash handling/balancing, and building department/ inspection procedures; Exposure to BS&A systems.  Training will be provided.

Resumes accepted until position filled.  
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