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Parks Department Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Looking for a rewarding seasonal job with flexible hours in Michigan's great outdoors? The City of Mt. Pleasant is accepting applications for Seasonal Maintenance Workers in our Parks Department. Pay range is $12.50 to $15.00 per hour, depending on experience.

General Summary

This position works under the direction of an employee of a higher classification to perform a wide variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks requiring considerable physical effort. Experience in groundskeeping, painting, gardening or horticulture, and athletic field maintenance preferred. Tasks include maintenance of public parks, public spaces, properties and buildings, construction activities, cemetery maintenance, and athletic field maintenance. Operation of light duty trucks, power-driven equipment, and a variety of handheld and small power tools may be required. Performs a variety of cleaning and routine maintenance tasks and other related work.

Minimum Requirements

Education equivalent to completion of 11th grade and at least six months general laborer experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience; possession of valid Michigan driver's license and safe driving record; demonstrated proficiency in proper, safe, and efficient use of equipment and methods used in maintenance of buildings, grounds, and recreational activity areas; possession of necessary physical capabilities to safely perform related tasks; ability to maintain positive working relationships with the public, other employees, and alternative labor groups; ability to effectively understand, follow, and give oral and written instructions.

Hours Per Week

Varies and can be flexible based on position desired.

Employment Duration

Varies and can be flexible with arrangements lasting from three to nine months.


To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  1. Letter of Interest;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed Job Application

Submit these materials to:

City of Mount Pleasant
Human Resources Department
320 West Broadway Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
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*Please combine multiple documents into a single Word or PDF file before submitting, incomplete documents will not be accepted

This posting will remain active until filled.

The City of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer