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Be a part of the City you love!

Join us at the City of Jackson to discover the delight and reward of working for a lively, hard-working, vibrant city with the charm and warmth of a quaint town to enjoy the satisfaction of performing work that helps make Jackson a great place to live, work, and play. 

The City of Jackson is a vibrant, diverse community located in mid-Michigan. Founded in 1829, we are proud of our rich history and forward momentum. Jackson boasts a booming downtown that continues to attract new businesses and residents, tree-lined neighborhoods with affordable housing, and a growing parks system that enhances resident quality of life. Energy, health care, manufacturing, education and retail industries contribute to a robust local economy. Excellent local schools, which feature new facilities, are great assets to the city. Located along major highways, Jackson is quickly connected to other Michigan metro areas. We welcome all to participate in Jackson’s growth so we can build an inclusive community that helps everyone thrive.

The City of Jackson has full time, part time, temporary and seasonal job opportunities when available.

Complete an Application

Welcome to the application process for the City of Jackson!

Thank you for your interest in applying for employment with the City of Jackson. To apply for a position, applicants are required to complete and sign the City of Jackson job application packet (PDF) in addition to any submission of a resume or cover letter. Please send the signed documents to the Personnel Department via fax, U.S. mail or applicants may email their information.

City of Jackson
Att: Personnel Department -Human Resources Division
161 W. Michigan
Jackson, MI 49201

FAX: 866-522-9005
For inquiries please call 517-788-4046.

Job Postings

Check out our latest job opportunities!

The latest job postings are listed on this page when they are vacant. Below is a list of the current openings with the City of Jackson. Click on the job title to learn more about the opening.

You may also follow the City's official Facebook page to get updates on when a new jobs are published. 

Equity in Jackson

Together we are stronger than ever.


The City of Jackson is committed to providing an equitable workplace for everyone. The Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was founded in 2020 to make sure equity is a core element of our City government. 

The City of Jackson provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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