Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities with Northfield Township - Northfield Township Employment Application

Wastewater Treatment Plant:
Laboratory Specialist

Township Office:

see Board & Commission Opportunities below

Northfield Township Area Library
Library Assistants

Fire Department:
Paid, On-Call Firefighters

Board & Commission Opportunities
Vacancies on Township Boards & Commissions - Boards & Committees Application

Parks & Recreation Board:  The Parks & Recreation Board currently has one term vacancy.  
The Parks & Recreation Board is a dedicated group of residents and business owners working to establish a vision for future parks and recreation opportunities in Northfield Township, and developing projects that provide a tangible benefit to our community.  Members are appointed by the Board of Trustees by recommendation from the Parks & Recreation Board, and each member serves a three year term.  The Parks & Recreation Board meets on the third Thursday of each month.

Planning Commission: 2 terms expiring Dec. 31, 2023.The Planning Commission advises Township officials on matters of planning and development of the community, approves site plans, and makes recommendations for land-use and the environment. The Planning Commission meets at 7:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Planning Commission members serve 3-year terms and are appointed by the Supervisor with the approval of the Board of Trustees. Planning Commission members receive a stipend of $100 per meeting.

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA): 1 member term & 1 alternate term expiring Dec. 31, 2023.
The ZBA  has the ability to grant variances or exemptions to the Zoning Ordinance in instances where there is evidence of hardship.  The ZBA meets at 7:00pm on the 3rd Monday of each month (as needed).  ZBA members serve 3-year terms.  ZBA members receive a stipend of $100 per meeting.

Land Preservation Committee: 2 member vacancies
The Land Preservation Committee is a committee of residents put together by the Board of Trustees to look at ways to preserve agricultural and natural lands within the township. The LPC meets at 6:00pm on the 1st Monday of the month.

If any of the above openings are of interest to you, please complete our "Boards and Commissions Application" and submit your application to the Township Office.  


Please submit your application to Jennifer Carlisle via e-mail at carlislej@northfieldmi.gov or by mail to Northfield Township.  Please include the Department, Position Title, or areas of general interest.  We will keep your resume on file should any positions that match your experience and credentials become available in the future.