7710 West Saginaw Hwy Lansing MI 48917
517 - 323 - 8500

Employment / Human Resources

Current Open Positions

Applicants, please note which position(s) and department(s) you are applying for when submitting your applications and resumes via email.  
Delta Township Assistant Fire Chief
The Assistant Fire Chief is the second-highest-ranking position in the Fire Department.  Under the direction of the Fire Chief, performs a variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing, and implementing fire suppression and emergency medical services to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire and emergency medical conditions.

Please send resume and cover letter to Linda Wells, Delta Township, 7710 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing, MI 48917, or email to lwells@deltami.gov no later than May 17, 2021.   Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to complete a formal application including an authorization to release information and provide references prior to the interview.

Delta Township occasionally seeks individuals to work on a temporary or seasonal part-time basis. These positions are commonly located in our Parks & Recreation Department or Utilities Department. You may contact Marcus Kirkpatrick, Parks & Recreation Director, at 517.323.8555 or Rick Kane, Utilities Director, at 517.323.8570.

Employment Documents

Employee Benefits

Delta Charter Township has established a variety of employee benefit programs designated to assist its full-time employees in meeting the financial burdens that can result from illness, disability, and death and to help them plan for retirement, deal with job-related or personal problems, and enhance their job-related skills, morale, and efficiency. Some of these benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance equivalent to 1½ times your annual base salary
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(a) Pension Plan – Non-Union (employer contributes 12½% of annual base salary after 6 months of continuous full-time employment and successful completion of probationary period) *
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (optional employee contribution only)
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan (both medical and dependent care expenses)
  • Paid Vacation Time – Non-Union (2 weeks each year for the first five years; pro-rated each month; eligible for vacation after 6 months of employment) *
  • Paid Sick Time – Non-Union (8 hours per month) *
  • Paid Personal Time – Non-Union (1 day after completion of one year of employment; 2 days after completion of three years; 3 days after completion of five years)
  • Paid Holidays – Non-Union (11 per year) *
  • Longevity Pay beginning after five years of continuous full-time employment.

* Union employees' vacation, sick, and holiday benefits are specified within the union contract. Union employees do not receive personal benefit days. Union employees and township pension contributions are also outlined in the union contract.

Frequently Asked Questions

All employees of the Township, including firefighters and temporary/seasonal employees, are hired through the human recourses department located in the Manager’s Office.

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7710 West Saginaw Hwy
Lansing MI 48917
Phone: (517) 323-8500
Fax: (517) 323-8599
Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.