Job Openings



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

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

Library Assistant - Circulation Clerk

T.A. Cutler Memorial Library
312 Michigan Avenue, St. Louis

Supervised by:           Library Director

Supervises:                 None

This is a part-time position with no benefits, up to 20 hours per week. Hours may vary. Includes afternoon/evening and some Saturday hours.

Starting Wage: $10.15 per hour

Position Summary:

Register patrons and issue library cards.  Inform patrons of library circulation policies, fines, fees, etc.  Demonstrate use of computer catalog and assist patrons in locating items.  Assist patrons in placing holds or interlibrary loan requests.  Collect and record payment of fines and fees.  Assist patrons with use of computers.  Check items out to patrons.  Locate information for patrons by using standard reference tools (refer to other staff as needed).  Answer telephone inquiries.  Operate library equipment as appropriate.  Report problems to library director.

Essential Job Functions:

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  • Collection Duties:

Check in items accurately to clear patron records. Review physical condition of returned items for completeness, soil, mending, etc. Sort and shelve returned materials. Read shelves to maintain proper collection order. Search shelves for missing items. Assist with inventory.

  • Miscellaneous Duties or Special Assignments:

Contact patrons and maintain records related to the recovery of overdue materials. Update and maintain patron database records. Assist with processing for sending and receiving interlibrary loan materials. Other duties may be assigned by the director at any time.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities:

None. Employee must contact the director when decisions need to be made which fall outside those areas covered in library policies.  Employee is expected to use common sense and good judgment at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

Requirements include the following:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing with patrons and other staff. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge of library organization, particularly the Dewey Decimal System and general alphabetizing procedure. Ability to maintain confidential records (applicant must be at least 18-years-old).

Skill in operating computers and software in a Microsoft Windows environment, particularly Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with and ability to operate a printer, fax machine, scanner, cash register, typewriter, and copy machine.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others in person and on the telephone in a business office setting where he or she is regularly required to read or interpret documents and correspondence, use manual dexterity to type or write, and communicate with others in person, on the telephone, and via email. The employee will be required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Employees must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodations.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with a completed 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 Jessica Little, Library Director, 312 Michigan Ave., St. Louis, MI 48880 (or via email: Questions about the position can be directed to the same email or by calling the library at 989-681-5141. Position is open until filled. EOE.

Seasonal Laborer (Fall)

The City is currently seeking a Seasonal Laborer. The ability to perform mowing, fall leaf pick up, heavy manual labor and equipment operations in all types of weather and working conditions is required. A valid Michigan operator’s license is required. The Public Works Division performs a wide variety of Municipal maintenance and repair duties. Starting pay is $12.00 per hour. This will be 40 hours per week and the position is expected to last until the first part of December 2021.


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 Keith Risdon, Public Services Director, 300 N Mill St., St Louis, MI 48880.  Questions about the position can be directed to the same by calling 989-681-2137 extension 1010.  Position is open until filled. EOE.