Employment Opportunities



Application for Employment


Thomas Township is seeking applicants for a full time Laborer position in the Department of Public Works.  Duties include work in the areas of sewer, water, parks, and building/grounds maintenance.    A high school diploma or G.E.D. and one year of related experience are required.  An S-4 water license will be required within six months of hire.  A Michigan CDL may be required. Applicant must be capable of performing hard labor and walking significant distances in adverse weather conditions.  Pay range for the position is from $18.14 to $22.32 per hour.  Additional increases are possible for attaining higher water license levels.  Benefits include medical insurance, HSA, life insurance, dental and vision coverage, disability insurance, PTO, Sick Time, paid holidays and a generous 401 retirement plan.  This is an S.E.I.U. position. 

Any questions regarding this job should be directed to the Township Manager.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please indicate your interest by submitting a written cover letter, along with your resume to the Township Manager by 5:00 p.m. on 04/05/24.

Application for Employment

Police Officer:

Police Officer:  The Thomas Township Police Department is seeking qualified individuals to apply for an open position as a police officer.  The individual sought are those who have taken the initiative to gain higher education, have proven communication skills, demonstrated integrity, and has a passion for service and caring for the community.  This is professional and community-oriented work in the prevention of crime and enforcement of local and state laws.  Duties involve the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances, the performance of routine patrol duties, investigation of crimes and accidents, and traffic enforcement. 

Thomas Township is located in western Saginaw County serving a population of approximately 12,000 residents, a mid-sized business district, and some large manufacturing companies.

The Police Department is a 24/7 full-service agency with an authorized staff of ten full-time sworn officers and 1 full-time civilian staff. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certified: current or prior sworn Police Officer status or Certifiable: successful completion of a recognized State of Michigan Police Academy.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • United States citizen.
  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or have 60 college credits, with passing grades from an accredited college or university.
  • No felony convictions, including expunged convictions.  Misdemeanor convictions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license with a very good driving record.
  • Be able to pass a background check, and physical and psychological exams.
  • Be of good moral character, have strong interpersonal skills, and be community-oriented.

Wages and Benefits:

  • Wage scale – $42,843 – $64,921 – depending on experience.
  • Excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.
  • Employer-funded defined benefit retirement program.
  • Annual leave – based upon years of service, 64 hours of sick leave.
  • Holidays – 11 per year.
  • All necessary equipment and uniforms are provided.
  • 12-hour shifts.

To apply, complete the employment application by clicking on the link below or one can be picked up in person at the Public Safety Building, located at 8215 Shields Dr., Saginaw, MI  48609. Completed applications with resumes can be dropped off at the Public Safety Building from M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or mailed to the above address.  Thomas Township is an equal opportunity employer.  For any questions, contact Chief Cowles at (989)781-1300.  The application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Application for Employment

Seasonal: Thomas Township is looking to fill seasonal positions within the Department of Public Works. Please complete and submit the application below for consideration.

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Parks and Recreation:

Application for Employment


Thomas Township Parks and Recreation is currently looking to fill positions including referees, umpires, day camp counselors, life guards, concession sales and maintenance workers (18 years or older).

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Fire Fighters/Medical Respondents

Thomas Township Fire Department is accepting applications for paid on-call Firefighters / Medical Respondents. Click for more information.

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Election Workers

We are currently taking applications for Election Workers to work future elections.

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Thomas Township