Jobs open in Detroit

The City of Detroit is holding a jobs fair on August 22, and has many open positions.

VIDEO: Deputy police chief LaShinda Stair and Denise Starr, the Director of Human Resources, join FOX 2 to talk about the job fair. Below is a list of some of the available openings.


Police Officers
Looking to hire 150 Officers
High School Diploma/GED, US Citizenship, valid driver’s license, must be 18 years of age or older, no felony convictions.Full Time $15.21 per hour + benefits and paid academy training

Police Assistants (These individuals will handle basic Police function to free the full-time officers to patrol)
Looking to hire 75 individuals
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED + 2 years as a sworn officer in Michigan, MCOLES certification or become certified within 90 days of hire. Part time sworn position: $21.00 per hour

Transportation Equipment Operator (Bus Drivers)
High School Diploma/ GED, valid Michigan driver’s license and eligibility to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with passenger, air brake and all MDOT endorsements.  Must be able to work any shift, weekends and holidays as needed.   $11.38- $16.25 per hour

General Auto Mechanic

Under general supervision, performs the full range of automotive and mechanical repair and maintenance tasks to a variety of gasoline and/or diesel fuel powered vehicles including automobiles, trucks, busses, motorcycles and special purpose construction, maintenance, or recreational vehicles. Repairs, maintains, services or alters special purpose equipment mounted on or associated with such vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications: Education equivalent to completion of two years in and preferably graduation from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop and automotive repair. Three years’ experience in repairing and rebuilding a variety of gasoline and/or diesel fuel powered vehicles or completion of an approved four-year apprenticeship in automotive repair or its equivalent. State of Michigan Driver or Chauffeur License, with Group A Commercial Driver License endorsement and Airbrake qualification.

Starting Salary:  $19.49/hr.

TRAFFIC CONTROL OFFICER (part time):   High School Diploma/ GED; $10.90 - $15.00 per hour

OFFICE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT: High School Diploma/GED; 3 years previous secretarial experience with important office duties; Salary: $32,400-$35,000

CRIME ANALYST: Bachelors in Statistics, Business, Public Adm., Criminal Justice or related field; 3 yrs. experience in application of statistical methods, principles & practices; Salary: $41,800-$45,300

EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPLOYMENT OFFICER: High School Diploma / GED, 6-12 months exp. w/computer-aided dispatch & communication equipment + 3 yrs. exp.  in customer service; Salary: $30,000-$49,500

MEDICAL CASE MANAGER:  2 yrs college (Business Adm or related field) + 2 yrs. recent experience with semi-specialized/non-routine clerical/ office work; Dept. & city-wide employees only;  Salary: $27,700-$33,100