City of Portage

We are a successful, local municipality in southwest Michigan, established in 1963. 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.  We are looking to add individuals who like to work hard, know how to laugh, who prefer to work smarter, not harder, and who thrive in a team environment.

We are proud of our comprehensive benefits to full-time employees including medical from day one, paid leave time, health management program,  annual 10% contribution (not match!) towards your retirement , and training/development opportunities. We actively support various community organizations. We believe in inclusion and that diversity in the workplace allows everyone to contribute their own unique strengths to make a greater whole.

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, Firefighters, Human Resources, Parks & Recreation, Police Officers, Civil Engineers, Public Services- Parks & Streets, and Senior Citizen Services. Complete an application for an existing opportunity or sign-up to receive alerts for new opportunities as they happen.