Job Openings

THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS ONLY ACCEPTS APPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT JOBS POSTED.

 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.

The St. Louis Area Fire Department is seeking paid-on-call firefighters.

Wastewater Operator I

The City of St. Louis Wastewater Treatment Plant is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Wastewater Operator Level I. Required skills and experience are as follows.

  • Minimum of a High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Experience in wastewater treatment and equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in sewer or water underground utility work and repairs a plus.
  • State of Michigan EGLE Class C Wastewater certification for operation of wastewater treatment plants.
  • State of Michigan Vehicle Operator’s License, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain one throughout employment.
  • At a minimum, the candidate must have a Class B Michigan Commercial Driver license (CDL) within 4 months of a hire date as a condition of continued employment.
  • The ability to take direction well, troubleshoot problems and be a team player.

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  • The rate of pay for this position is $20.54 - $24.16 with a probation period of 6 months. Incentive pay is available for specific licenses held per Union Contract.
  • This position includes an attractive benefit package including retirement, health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal, holidays, clothing, and cell phone allowances.
  • This is a Union position affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers Local 876.

Individuals wishing to be considered for this position may submit a letter of interest, resume’ and copies of any current licenses along with a completed City of St. Louis Full-Time Employment application, Criminal History Background Check form, and Authorization of Information Release form to Keith Risdon, Utilities Director c/o Marianne Ryder, City Clerk at 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880 by 4:00 PM March 31, 2022. The City of St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 3/15/2022

Seasonal Laboror

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.
  • The rate of pay for this position is $13.25 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 (all located in the documents folder on this page) to Calvin Martyn, DPW Superintendent c/o Marianne Ryder, City Clerk at 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880.

Question 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.

Heavy Equipment - Operator I

Department of Public Works
Opening Date: 01/24/2022

The City of St. Louis Public Works Department is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Heavy Equipment Operator Level I for the Department of Public Works.

Required skills and experience are as follows:

  • Minimum of a High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Experience in general trades work such as, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, concrete, street repair, welding and grounds maintenance.
  • Experience in sewer or water underground utility work and repairs. Experience with underground excavation a plus.
  • Experience operating a variety of equipment such as tractors, wheel loader, backhoe, dump trucks, leaf vacuum, mowers, blowers, chain saws, sewer truck, trencher etc.
  • Commercial Driver license class A with N endorsement, or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire.
  • The ability to take direction well, troubleshoot problems and be a team player.

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  • The rate of pay for this position is $20.10 - $23.65 with a probation period of 6 months.
  • This position includes an attractive benefit package including retirement, health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal, holidays, clothing and cell phone allowances.
  • This is a Union position affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers Local 876.

Individuals wishing to be considered for this position may submit a letter of interest, resume’ and copies of any current licenses along with a completed City of St. Louis Full-Time Employment application, Criminal History Background Check form, and Authorization of Information Release form to Keith Risdon, Utilities Director c/o Marianne Ryder, City Clerk at 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880 by 4:00 PM February 14, 2022. The City of St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer.

Police Officer – Entry Level/Experienced Officer

St. Louis Police Department
Opening Date: 07-01-2021

Contact Person: Chief Richard Ramereiz
Phone Number: (989) 681-5285
Email: rramereiz@stlouismi.com

The St. Louis Police Department is currently 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 located 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 that ends on June 30, 2022 include:

  • Starting wage of $22.29 Hr. After 4 years $25.72 Hr.
  • BC/BS health insurance with Health Savings Account
  • MERS Defined Contribution retirement plan
  • Delta Dental
  • 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
rramereiz@stlouismi.com