Job Openings

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

 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.

Student Co-Op Work Study/Internship

The City Finance Office is accepting applications for 2022-23 School Year Co-op/work study positions.  A morning and an afternoon position are available during the school year.  This position processes cash receipts and performs a variety of administrative, clerical and bookkeeping functions in support of the Finance Department.  Acts as a receptionist/first public contact for the City, responding to or redirecting customer inquiries and service requests.  For a more complete description, see the job description for Student Co-op Work Study / Internship below.  Pay rate for this position is $10 per hour.

 

This summer we are also interested in candidates working during the summer months beginning June 13, 2022.  If you interested in one of these positions, please download and complete the Part Time Employment Application (can also be picked up at City Hall).  Return the application with a letter of introduction and resume to City Hall, 300 N. Mill Street, St. Louis, MI 48880 (in person or mail) or you may email those documents to mroberson@stlouismi.com .  Application documents should be submitted by May 6, 2022, for consideration.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the classification. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Department Supervisor: Finance Director
Directly Supervised By: Utility Billing Clerk
Supervises: No supervisory responsibilities

Position Summary:
Processes cash receipts and performs a variety of administrative, clerical and bookkeeping functions in support of the Finance Department. Acts as a receptionist/first public contact for the City, responding to or redirecting customer inquiries and service requests.

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. Employees may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  1. Processes cash receipts according to established procedures. Receives and posts payments made to the City including taxes, utilities and other services.
  2. Balances the cash drawer and assists with deposits and generates related reports for the General Ledger.
  3. Serves as first contact for the City. Receives, screens and directs telephone calls and visitors to City Hall. Responds to standard inquiries, resolves complaints and provides general information regarding City operations, policies and procedures. Provides excellent and considerate customer service.
  4. Assists the public with various forms and applications. Refers service orders and special requests to the appropriate department or individual.
  5. Must communicate and follow-up with supervisor, other departments and customers regarding accounts and inquiries on a timely basis.
  6. Provides general office support and assists with other functions. Prepares correspondence and reports, types, enters data, copies, files and completes finance-related tasks as assigned.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

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:

  • Commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Accurate money handling skills.
  • Ability to quickly gain basic knowledge of the organization, operations and procedures of municipal government to effectively assist the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow directions, and adhere to detailed processes and procedures.
  • Ability to type, enter data and complete mathematical computations with speed and accuracy.

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 in a business office setting where he or she is regularly required to sit or stand and occasionally required to exercise limited mobility. The employee is regularly required to read or interpret documents and correspondence, use manual dexterity to type or write, and communicate with others in person and on the telephone. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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