Career Opportunities

The City of East Lansing occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg – Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

East Lansing is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The City of East Lansing is committed to becoming a fully inclusive place to live work, visit and do business. We believe an organization functions at its highest ability when a shared culture that promotes accepting, respecting, and valuing differences that include attributes such as age, income, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, sexual identity, ability, language, family circumstances and cultural backgrounds is fostered. We are seeking individuals who share our commitment to equity, inclusion and reflects the community we serve.

Part-Time Employment

Fitness Instructor - Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts

Posted April 18, 2022 2:00 PM | Open Until Filled

The qualified candidate must have a passion for health and wellness and the ability to convey that to fitness clients. Minimum one-year experience teaching and... Full Description

Jail Service Officer - Part Time

Posted January 9, 2023 9:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Responsible for the processing, safety, and security of persons who have been detained in the East Lansing jail since they have been arrested; are awaiting trial; or who have... Full Description

P.A.C.E. Officer - Part Time

Posted January 9, 2023 9:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Enforces parking regulations and select City Nuisance Violations, taking appropriate measures to correct the situation and issue citations accordingly. Patrol areas regularly... Full Description

Parking Ambassadors

Posted November 14, 2023 10:15 AM | Open Until Filled

Parking Ambassadors assist in the coordination of activities and operations within the Parking Division including: Providing excellent customer service; Overseeing city... Full Description

Police Cadet

Posted September 11, 2023 9:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Performs a variety of assignments to assist East Lansing police officers and department activities at the police desk. Answers non-emergency phone calls and either assists or... Full Description

Seasonal Employment

Adult School Crossing Guard

Posted January 9, 2023 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Adult School Crossing Guards provide safe crossings for school children at designated crosswalks within the City of East Lansing. Performs Crossing Guard duties, as... Full Description

Family Aquatic Center - CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT (CSA)

Posted February 6, 2024 3:00 PM | Open Until Filled

Responsible for the everyday financial transactions, daily inventory, food preparation, facility cleanliness, customer service and sales transactions under the supervision of... Full Description

Family Aquatic Center - LIFEGUARD

Posted February 6, 2024 11:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Assure the safety of the Family Aquatic Center customers in and around the aquatic facility. Attend to other miscellaneous duties as instructed by Head Staff. Training is... Full Description

Family Aquatic Center - SLIDE OPERATOR

Posted February 6, 2024 3:00 PM | Open Until Filled

Assure the safety of the Aquatic Center customers in and around the facility, including water slide operations, under the supervision of Head Staff. All training provided. ... Full Description

Judicial Law Clerk - 54B District Court

Posted July 25, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

The 54B District Court is seeking a Judicial Law Clerk. Duties include performing legal research, drafting memos, and law clerk duties related to the office. Duties also... Full Description

Theater/Drama Camp Aide - All-of-us Express Children's Theater

Posted January 29, 2024 2:00 PM | Open Until Filled

The Drama Camp Aide will assist the Drama Instructor in the implementation of All-of-us Express Children’s Theater (AECT) summer acting camps. This position assists with... Full Description

Theater/Drama Instructor - All-of-us Express Children's Theater

Posted January 29, 2024 2:00 PM | Open Until Filled

The Drama Camp Instructor will oversee the planning and implementation of one or more All-of-us Express Children’s Theater (AECT) summer acting academies. This position will... Full Description