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The Village Of Ortonville is looking to fill a part-time laborer position in the DPW department. If you like working outside, desire to be a team player, have a mechanical aptitude, are willing to learn and enjoy handling lawn and garden equipment, we would like to hear from you. Starting salary range of $12.00 - $14.00 per hour. A full job description and employment application are below.


Prior to employment, applicants:

  1. must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
  2. must be eighteen years of age or older.
  3. must be willing to work overtime when called upon.
  4. must pass a physical exam including drug test with physician to be designated by the Village Manager.
  5. must pass background check.

Employee must perform jobs assigned, but not limited to:

  1. street sweeping
  2. street striping (painting)
  3. cold patching
  4. salting and sanding streets
  5. snow removal from streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.
  6. grade, gravel, mow, etc. shoulders of streets
  7. maintenance and care of culverts; some installation
  8. installation, maintenance, etc. of drains
  9. brush and limb removal
  10. litter pickup and removal
  11. sign maintenance
  12. park maintenance (includes mowing, equipment repair, emptying and care of trash receptacles, fence maintenance, etc.)
  13. cleaning, maintenance, repair, etc. of the DPW grounds and buildings
  14. sidewalk maintenance, new sidewalk construction, weed control, etc.
  15. municipal parking lot maintenance
  16. manual labor – mowing, trimming, raking, shoveling, litter
  17. skilled labor – operating heavy equipment such as trucks for snow plowing and/or back hoe; plus, mechanic work, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work.
  18. any other projects assigned by the DPW Supervisor or the Village Manager.


Please submit applications in-person at the Village office at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville or by US Mail at PO Box 928, Ortonville MI 48462