Employment

Employment Opportunities

Opportunities for employment with the City of Portage can be found on our Career Portal.  We take the needs and desires of our community very seriously and strive to improve the experience of living, working or visiting our community.  We employ approximately 240 staff to provide the level of customer service, internally and externally, that will continue to make the City of Portage a progressive, welcoming community.

If you would like to be part of the vision, we hire for a wide range of positions, including but not limited to  Administrative Staff, Accounting, Assessing, Community Development, Dispatch/Radio Operators, Firefighters, Human Resources, Parks & Recreation, Police Officers, Civil Engineers, Public Services - Parks & Streets, as well as Senior Citizen Services.  Sign-up to receive alerts for new opportunities as they happen!


How to Apply

Visit the Career Portal to complete an application, download an application or stop by and complete one at the Department of Human Resources, 7900 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI 49002. Please attach a resume and cover letter, if requested by the job posting.  


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of the City of Portage to implement equal opportunity on an affirmative basis to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, marital status, religion, political belief, national origin, veteran status, height, weight or protected disability.  Positive action shall be taken to insure the fulfillment of this policy.

If you have questions regarding employment opportunities with the City of Portage, please call the Human Resources Department at 269-329-4533.