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The city of Charlevoix, Michigan
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Golf Course
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Charlevoix Municipal Airport
Electric Department
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The City of Charlevoix, also known as Charlevoix the Beautiful, has something for everyone! The City borders picturesque Round Lake, Lake Michigan, and Lake Charlevoix and has four beautiful public beaches, an award winning park and marina with a performance pavilion and interactive fountain in the center of downtown, art fairs, festivals, farmers markets, movies in the park, music in the park, a historic 9 hole golf course, Mt. McSauba ski hill and summer day camp, boating, kayaking, sailing, our very own airport, hiking and biking trails, disc golf course, tennis, beach volleyball, ball fields, skateboard park, snow skiing, snowboarding, sledding, skating, and snow shoeing.  All of these wonderful places and activities are simply a part of the Charlevoix lifestyle! 

The City of Charlevoix is seeking service-oriented professionals to join our team!  We believe in open communication, professionalism, teamwork, and hiring the right person for every position – whether it’s a regular full-time or part-time position, or one of our summer or winter seasonal positions.  If you want to be part of the team that represents the City of Charlevoix, take a look at our employment opportunities.

The City of Charlevoix is an Equal Opportunity Employer



  • All regular full-time employees are required to reside within twenty miles of the nearest boundary of the city. 
  • Applicants must be at least eighteen years old unless otherwise stated in the job description. 
  • All City positions require passing a background check.
  • Seasonal employees who work between the dates of April 13 and October 11 no longer qualify for unemployment benefits. 



Seasonal Police Officers

The City of Charlevoix is currently seeking seasonal Police Officers who will be responsible for maintaining order in an assigned district and protecting life and property. The position will run approximately 12 weeks with a target start date of late May. Must be a graduate of law enforcement school or equivalent, possess a valid driver's license and be MCOLES certified or certifiable by June 1, 2018. The rate of pay is $14.00 per hour. To apply, please see the "How to Apply" section below. Click here for the job description.

Airport Attendants

The City of Charlevoix is seeking a part-time seasonal Airport Attendant to join the Charlevoix Municipal Airport team. This position is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient ramping and fueling of aircraft, operation of mowing and snow removal equipment, general maintenance of airport facility/property, daily counter sales, and providing quality customer service to pilots, patrons, and other Airport customers.

Duties involve exertion of physical strength and dexterity, the ability to work in all types of weather conditions, and availability 24 hours a day. This position will have a variable work schedule. Applicants must be 18 years old or older. The pay range is $10.00 - $12.25/hr depending on qualifications. To apply, please see the "How to Apply" section below. Please click here to review job description.


The City of Charlevoix is seeking paid-on-call Paramedics for the City of Charlevoix Emergency Medical Services program. Paramedic primary pay is $150 per 12/hr shift, back-up pay is $75 per 12/hr shift, and run pay is $35/hr per run. We also have special pay for holidays and special events. Sleeping quarters, kitchen and gym available on site. To apply, please see the "How to Apply" section below. Please Click Here to review job description.

Parks Maintenance Crew

The City of Charlevoix is seeking multiple seasonal Parks Maintenance Crew members to assist with the overall upkeep of beautiful downtown Charlevoix, as well as, all city parks and streets. The season runs from now until mid-November; however, these dates are flexible depending on high school or college commitments. Rate of pay is $10 - $16 per hour depending upon qualifications. To apply, please see the "How to Apply" section below. Please Click Here to review job description.


  • Open Employment Application with Background Investigation Authorization Form
  • Before completing, save the form to your desktop (If you complete without saving document first, your information will not be saved)
  • Complete, print, sign both pages, scan forms and email the Employment Application and Background Investigation Authorization Form to pattyd@charlevoixmi.gov. You can also fax to (231) 547-3617 or drop off at City Hall, 210 State St. Charlevoix. The Background Investigation Authorization form is separated from the application at time of receipt and at no time is age related data released to the decision makers.



Patty DeRosia, Human Resources Assistant


(231) 547-3254



Employment Application

I-9 Form

Michigan W-4 form

Federal W4 form

Employee Handbook

CWA 2015-2018 Contract

POLC 2017-2020 Contract


Although the City of Charlevoix website is updated frequently, it may not be as current as information available at City Hall.  Information contained in the City Code section is intended for reference only and should be verified by calling the Clerk’s office at (231) 547-3250 or the City Manager’s office at (231) 547-3270.

The City of Charlevoix | 210 State Street | Charlevoix, MI 49720 | Phone: 231-547-3270 | Fax: 231-547-3617
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