Job Openings



Seasonal Laborer - Dept. of Public Works

The City of St. Louis Public Works Department is seeking candidates to fill the position of Seasonal Laborer for the Department of Public Works. Required skills and experience are as follows.

  • A valid Michigan operator’s license is required.
  • Ability to perform various tasks, such as grounds maintenance (mowing, leaf and brush pick up), manual labor and equipment operations, in all types of weather and working conditions is required.
  • Experience operating a variety of equipment such as tractors, small dump trucks, leaf vacuum, mowers, blowers, chain saws, etc.
  • The ability to take direction well, troubleshoot problems and be a team player.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • The rate of pay for this position is $13.75 per hour.

Interested candidates should complete and submit the City of St. Louis Part-Time Employment application, Criminal History Background Check Form, and Authorization of Information Release Form (located in the documents folder on this page) to Calvin Martyn, DPW Superintendent c/o Jamie Long, City Clerk at 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880.

Questions about this position can be directed to the DPW Superintendent by calling 989-681-3644.

The City of St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer.

Pool Staff

Seeking qualified candidates to fill 2024 seasonal positions for the safety and operation of the municipal swimming pool. Employment typically runs from the first part of June through mid to late August. The hours of the pool will be determined by the number of successful candidates applying. (During the 2023 season the pool was open 1-8pm during the week and 1-6pm on Saturday and 2-6 pm on Sunday.) It is anticipated that candidates will work between 20-40 hours per week. It is anticipated that the pool will be open 7 days a week for at least 2 sessions a day. All employees will be required to use a phone communication app for scheduling, timesheets, and report completion/management. Staff will be provided with 2 t-shirts/tank tops, visor, and whistle. Must provide your own swimsuit that is appropriate for water rescue duties.

Pool Positions Available and Basic Descriptions (For a more detailed list of duties seethe Pool Employee Manual):

  • Front Desk Attendant – This person logs patrons in/out, collects emergency contact information and admissions. Must be 14 years or older to apply. Will be required to certify for emergency CPR, first aid and AED through City provided program. (Pay Scale = minimum wage; all can
    qualify for end of season work ethic incentive)
  • Lifeguard – Will be certified by the American Red Cross (or other approved entity) in at least Shallow Water Lifeguarding and emergency CPR, first aid and AED. To get certified you must be at least 15 years of age. Guards 18 and older will be expected to be trained to test and keep pool chemicals stable and potentially supervise staff under 18. (New guards – 15-17 years old $11/hour; 18 years and older $12/per hour; Premium when assigned as shift supervisor; premium for returning guards; all can qualify for end of season work ethic incentive)

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Alternatively, applications can be downloaded from this webpage or picked up at City Hall, 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880. Applications online or in person must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Friday April 12, 2024. This Institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Police Officer – Entry Level/Experienced Officer

(Police academy sponsorship may be considered)

St. Louis Police Department
Opening Date: 09/29/2023
Closing date: Until filled

Contact Person: Chief Richard Ramereiz
Phone Number: (989) 681-5285

The St. Louis Police Department is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  The St. Louis Police Department provides 24-hour police coverage to the City of St. Louis.  Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts (six 12-hour days and one 8-hour day per pay period).

The St. Louis Police Department is in central Michigan near the intersection of US-127 and M46.  St. Louis is approximately three square miles in size.  The last official US Census shows the population of St. Louis, MI to be 7482.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All applicants must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history
  • Possess an Associate Degree or higher
  • Must pass a physical, drug screen, vision and hearing test.

Starting benefits, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement include:

  • Starting wage of $24.35 Hr. After 4 years $28.09 Hr.
  • FTO receives an additional $0.50 per hour for hours spent training another officer.
  • Night Shift Premium of $0.50 per hour for nightshift or mid-shift officers.
  • BC/BS health insurance with Health Savings Account
  • MERS Defined Contribution retirement plan
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Deferred 457 plan
  • Child-Care Flex Spending account
  • Short term disability and long-term disability for all eligible full-time employees
  • 80 hours of vacation after one full year of service.
  • 24 hours personal time annually
  • 54 hours sick time annually after one full year of service
  • Training and certification programs as determined necessary.

Those interested may respond to Chief Richard Ramereiz with a completed City of St. Louis Full-Time Employment application, Criminal History Background check form, and Authorization of Information Release form which can all be located in the documents folder on this webpage.  Please include a cover letter and resume.

Chief Richard Ramereiz
St. Louis Police Department
300 N. Mill Street
St. Louis, MI 48880
Bus: (989) 681-5285
Fax: (989) 681-4620