Current Job Openings 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Auburn.  Listed below are the available opportunities.  If you are interested in the job description of a position, simply click on the "Job Description" link and you will be sent to the job description page.  If you have trouble viewing the opportunities below, please contact the Auburn City Clerk at 989-662-6761. 

For questions regarding employment with the City of Auburn or the hiring process, please call the Auburn City Hall at 989-662-6761.

Thank you.


Job Openings

City Administrator




$50,000 - $70,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Closing Date (UPDATED 2/27/17)

The close of business on March 31, 2017 

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter, salary history, five professional references and the executive search consent to the:

Auburn City Clerk

City of Auburn

113 E Elm Street

Auburn, MI 48611

Questions can be directed to Mayor Kilbourn at mayorkilbourn@auburnmi.org or (989) 859.7004.

Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed for and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter. 

This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


If you see yourself living in the heart of all the Great Lakes Bay Region provides while managing a safe, family-oriented enclave populated by the friendliest people around, a great opportunity awaits.  Auburn, Michigan is looking for its next City Manager that is an approachable, team player that possesses the ability to build collaborative decision-making.

Auburn presents a solid career opportunity for a hands-on public administrator with the desire to touch every aspect of the business.  The new City Manager in this hard-working, mid-Michigan city will join a small staff of experienced employees to maintain the services residents’ desire. Be responsible for assisting the Council in building a new “sense of place” around the city’s special community attributes.  

Click here for the community profile, job description (updated 2/27/17) and consent form.


May 26, 2017


City of Auburn

113 East Elm St

Auburn, Ml 48611

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of (briefly describe nature, scope, and major elements of the work) Construction of a new 90' X 160' pre-engineered metal building structure inclusive of mechanical and electrical trades, will be received by the City of Auburn.

Bids will be received at the office of City Manager until 2:00pm (Standard Time- Daylight Saving Time June 28, 2017 and then at said office publicly open and read aloud.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:

Case Architecture - 282 S. Main Freeland, MI

Central Michigan Survey & Development- Mt. Pleasant, MI

Auburn City Hall - Auburn, MI

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Case Architecture located at base@casearchitecture.com (PDF set) upon payment of $0.00 for each set.

Any BIDDER, upon returning the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS promptly and in good condition, will be refunded the payment, and any non-bidder upon so returning the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS will be refunded $0.00.

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained also by clicking on the links below.

Auburn Park Pavilion Specifications Bid

Auburn Pavilion Architectural and Civil Bid

Auburn Pavilion Electrical Bid

Auburn Pavilion Structural Bid

Auburn Pavilion M&P Bid

The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer and provider