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Are you interested in working for the City of Westland?

We offer full time clerical and operator/general laborer union jobs.

Clerical employees work within all City Departments and perform a variety of clerical tasks, including:

  • Answering phones
  • Composing letters/emails
  • Replying to emails
  • Assisting residents/businesses/contracts at the counter to pay water/tax bills, purchase dog licenses, permits, etc.
  • And much more

DPS general laborers perform City services including:

  • Road repair
  • Snow plowing
  • Sewer cleaning
  • Repairing water main breaks
  • Cutting down/trimming trees
  • Maintaining the parks
  • Cutting grass
  • Installing/maintaining water meters & meter reading devices
  • Repairing/maintaining City vehicles
  • And more

In order to be hired you must go through the Civil Service process which includes:

  1. Applying for the position (when the City is creating a new eligibility list)
  2. Testing
  3. Interviewing with the Civil Service Commission (if you pass the test)

If you successfully complete all 3 steps, your name will placed on an eligibility list in the order of your overall score.  When the City has a vacancy to fill, applicants from the eligibility list are called in for an interview in which they appear on the eligibility list.  The eligibility list is typically certified for at least 1 year by the Civil Service Commission and can be extended if needed.

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Future Employment Interest Form

Fill out the online Employment Interest Form, to be contacted by the Personnel Department for job opportunities.