The City Clerk's Office accepts employment applications year round from those interested in part time or seasonal employment.  The City of Southgate advertises in the News Herald, Detroit News and Michigan Chronicle for entry-level union positions every other year.


Library Now Hiring

The Southgate Veterans Memorial Library has an opening for a Library Clerk.  The position will consist of up to twenty-eight (28) hours each week, with evening and weekend availability required. 

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  No prior experience or knowledge of library practices is required, though public service experience is preferred.  Compensation will be $9.25/hour.  Applications can be picked up at the Clerk’s Office in City Hall, and returned there, or to the library.

The library clerk is, under supervision of the Library Director, responsible for assisting the public with library services, including circulation, registration, library policies and procedures, use of library equipment, and technical support.  They perform other tasks as required to support library operations.