The Village is seeking qualified candidates for the position of DPW Laborer This is a labor position involving manual labor which includes street sweeping, cold patching, digging, limb and brush removal, park maintenance, mowing, trimming, shoveling, and many other labor-related tasks. Hours are to be determined by necessity and scheduled through the DPW. Applications are available at the Village Office located at 476 Mill Street from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

All DPW Laborers are hired by the Village Manager. They will be considered employees of the Village Council, answerable directly to the DPW Director and then to the Village Manager.

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:
  • street sweeping
  • street striping (painting)  
  • cold patching
  • salting and sanding streets
  • snow removal from streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.
NOTE: Overtime should not be used for snow removal that can wait until regular working hours.
  • grade, gravel, mow, etc. shoulders of streets
  • maintenance and care of culverts; some installation
  • installation, maintenance, etc. of drains
  • brush and limb removal
  • litter pickup and removal
  • sign maintenance
  • park maintenance (includes mowing, equipment repair, emptying and care of trash receptacles, fence maintenance, etc.)
  • cleaning, maintenance, repair, etc. of the DPW grounds and buildings
  • sidewalk maintenance, new sidewalk construction, weed control, etc.
  • municipal parking lot maintenance
  • manual labor – mowing, trimming, raking, shoveling, litter
  • skilled labor – operating heavy equipment such as trucks for snow plowing and/or backhoe; plus, mechanic work, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work.
  • any other projects assigned by the DPW Supervisor or the Village Manager.