Current Job Openings

We are seeking candidates for the following positions:  Fire Chief, and Park Ranger (temporary). Please scroll down for more information.

Fire Chief – $70-80,000 DOQ, salaried, exempt. The Charlotte Fire Department is staffed by a Fire Chief, six full time firefighters (Captains – 3 and Lieutenants – 3), approximately 30 volunteer firefighters, and several part-time employees who provide fire protection, prevention, emergency medical, and related emergency services to over 20,000 residents encompassing a 150 sq mi geographic area including the city and downtown area and the contracted service to five neighboring rural townships. In addition to fire fighting and emergency medical service training and experience, the successful candidate should have experience in personnel supervision and management of both full-time paid and volunteer staff. Experience in a union environment is preferred.

The City offers competitive benefits including retirement savings, health, dental, optical, and life insurance, and paid time off.  For questions regarding this position including salary and benefits, call 517-543-8850. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: City of Charlotte, 111 E Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813, Attn: Erin LaPere, or to  , or placed in one of drop boxes at City Hall. The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Open until filled, first review of applications: June 25, 2021.

For  more information please review the Recruitment Brochure – Fire Chief.

Seasonal Park Ranger – $9.65 per hour (40 hours per week, May through August). Position is for summer maintenance in the Public Works Department. Duties will include park maintenance, landscaping, and manual labor. Weekend hours are required. Application can be found here or may be picked up by appointment at Charlotte City Hall.  Application/resumes may be mailed to Charlotte City Clerk, 111 E. Lawrence, Charlotte, Michigan 48813 or placed in one of drop boxes at City Hall. Applications/resumes will be accepted until job is filled.

The City of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate for
reasons of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.