Job Positions

Township Positions:     Click here for a PDF Dalton Township Employment Application

Background Check (Submit completed form with employment all applications):

Non-Elected Boards and Commissions Application

ELECTION INSPECTOR TRAINING - To Be Announced.   NOTE: Election Inspectors are paid to assist voters at the polls on election day.  Training is free and allows you to work any election in the State of Michigan for the March and/or May 2020 elections.  Those interested in being an election inspector for Dalton Township will also need to fill out an application above.

Multiple JOB OPENINGS ARE LISTED BELOW and on the Public Notices Page. 2/26/21 & 3/31/21Background checks and applications are being reviewed.  All applicants will be contacted and interviews set-up.

Zoning Administrator Position Available

Full Time - Dalton Township
Job description: processing zoning applications, dealing with zoning and regulatory enforcement, staff liaison to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, responsible for administering the zoning ordinance and coordinating with outside governmental agencies, makes recommendations to the Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Township Board, etc.

Useful experiences and job related capacities: zoning, ordinances, legal, calm handling of complaints, detailed paperwork and record keeping, organizing and running meetings, technical writing and academic study, complex problem solving, working with high pressure deadlines, GIS and BS&A software, etc.

Working hours include normal business hours plus some evenings, others as necessary.
Pay - 38,000 plus benefits.
Extensive training provided and required.
Expected start in June/July.
Find application and background check forms above.
Email with resume to
and/or drop off at 1616 E Riley Thompson Rd. Muskegon MI 49445


Dalton Township is hiring for maintenance of Parks, Buildings, and Vehicles.
Landscaping, Construction, and Mechanical experience useful.
Seasonal part-time, some full-time.
Applications available at or at the Township Hall.
Resume and application should be emailed to or dropped off at the Township Hall.

Board of Review Member

Dalton Township is currently seeking an alternate for the Board of Review. This board hears property tax appeals and corrects clerical errors concerning assessments in March, July, and December. Training will be required, and provided.

Election Workers/Election Inspectors

Dalton Township is always accepting applications for Election Workers and Election Inspectors.  Please use the "Election Worker" application.
Training is required and provided.

Non-Elected Boards

Non-elected Boards consist majorly of appointed persons (an elected member serves on both the PC and ZBA).
Such Boards include the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Building Board of Appeals.  Additionally, a Parks and Recreation Board or other such specialized boards if created by the Township.
Application to such should use the "Application to Boards and Commissions" form.
Applications for appointed positions are reviewed when a position opens but can be submitted at any time.

Applications for Election workers are always welcome.

Feel free to fill out and submit an employment application at any time.