Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities with Northfield Township - Northfield Township Employment Application

Township Office:

Northfield Township Area Library

Library Assistants

Police Department:

Part-time Police Officers

Fire Department:

Paid, On-Call Firefighters

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

Downtown Development Authority (DDA): The Downtown Development Authority is looking for business owners in downtown Whitmore Lake or US 23 and North Territorial area to join the DDA.  The mission of the DDA is to undertake public improvements and activities that have the greatest impact in strengthening the business district and attracting new private investments. The DDA typically meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  DDA members serve 4 year terms and are appointed by the Supervisor with approval of the Board of Trustees.

Board of Review Alternate:  The Board of Review reviews the assessment roll received from the Assessor for complete, accurate, uniform, and valid data. The Board of Review meets in March, July, and December each year.  

Planning Commission:  2 terms ending 12/31/22. 
The Planning Commission advises Township officials on matters of planning and development of the community, approves 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.

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.

Land Preservation Committee: The Land Preservation Committee currently has one term vacancy, and two terms ending 12/31/22.
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 on the 1st Mon. of each 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.