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LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN CHARLEVOIX!

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

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EMPLOYMENT AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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. 

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FULL TIME POSITION POSTINGS

 

Emergency Medical Services Director

The City of Charlevoix is seeking an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director to lead the City’s Emergency Medical Service program. Primary responsibilities will include planning, organizing and administering the Emergency Medical Training Program for all EMS Department personnel, maintaining records as required by the State of Michigan Medical Services, entering and maintaining quality assurance on all medical documentation of runs performed by the personnel of the Charlevoix City EMS Department, and supervise all volunteer EMS and will report to the Police/Fire Chief.   

The selected candidate will be required to reside within twenty (20) miles of the nearest boundary of the City of Charlevoix within 90 days of their date of employment.  The City Manager may allow an additional 90 days for a new employee to comply with residency requirements. If the employee’s spouse is employed by a public employer and a conflicting/competing residency requirement results, this section shall not apply to the City of Charlevoix employee (prohibited by MCL 15.602).  

Salary is negotiable and is based on qualifications and includes an excellent benefit package. This position is open until filled.  Please see below for instructions on “How to Apply” and click here to view the job description. EOE

 

Mechanic

 

The City of Charlevoix is seeking a full time Mechanic for the Department of Public Works.  The selected candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and recordkeeping of all equipment within the motor pool and for associated equipment owned by the City. Incumbent will take the lead role to ensure all repairs and preventive maintenance are performed at the correct intervals and provide recommendations for replacement decisions. This is a skilled hands-on position requiring considerable mechanical skill and experience. 

The selected candidate will be required to reside within twenty (20) miles of the nearest boundary of the City of Charlevoix within 90 days of their date of employment.  The City Manager may allow an additional 90 days for a new employee to comply with residency requirements. If the employee’s spouse is employed by a public employer and a conflicting/competing residency requirement results, this section shall not apply to the City of Charlevoix employee (prohibited by MCL 15.602). 

Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm; however incumbent may occasionally be called in for shifts that could include nights, weekends and holidays.  Rate of pay starts at $21.39 per hour and includes a generous benefit package. 

Click here to review the job description. See instructions on “How to Apply” below.

 

 

SEASONAL POSITION POSTINGS

  

The City of Charlevoix is seeking positive, motivated, and outgoing people for our 2017 summer teams!

 

Police Department

Seasonal Police Officers - $14.00/hour. The City of Charlevoix is currently seeking two 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, 2017. Please click here to review the job description.

 

Seasonal Police Officer/Boat Launch Attendant - $14.00/hr. The City of Charlevoix is currently seeking one seasonal Police Officer/Boat Launch Attendant who will be responsible for maintaining order in an assigned district and protecting life and property and for patrolling assigned areas of the boat launch to assist boaters, collect monies, issue tickets, and maintain fish cleaning station. 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, 2017. Please click here to review the job description.

 

Boat Launch Attendant - $12.00/hour. The City of Charlevoix is currently seeking a seasonal Boat Launch Attendant who will be responsible for assisting boaters, collecting monies, issuing tickets, and maintaining the fish cleaning station. The position will run approximately 12 weeks with a target start date of late May. Please click here to review the job description.

 

 

Department of Public Works

Parks/Cemetery Maintenance Crew - Minimum starting pay of $10.00/hour; however this could increase depending upon qualifications. The City of Charlevoix is currently seeking multiple seasonal employees who will be responsible for the overall upkeep of downtown Charlevoix, as well as all city parks, streets and cemeteries.  These seasonal positions will begin mid-April and will end mid-November. Candidates must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license.  Please click here to review the job description.

 

Municipal Airport

Airport Attendant: $10/hr - The City of Charlevoix is seeking a seasonal employee who will be 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 and the target start day is late April. Applicants must be 18 years old or older.  Please click here to review the job description.

 

Recreation

 

Skate Park Attendant: Minimum starting pay of $10/hr; however this could increase depending upon qualifications. The City of Charlevoix is seeking seasonal Skate Park Attendants who will be responsible for the daily operation and condition of the Skate Park and for the safety of the skaters during park hours. This position is seasonal (mid-June through Labor Day). Work schedule is approximately 20+ hours a week (mostly weekend hours).  Work schedule is based on the weather and varies throughout the summer season. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Please click here to review the job description.

 

 

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How to Apply:

 

  • 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 and scan both forms
  • Email the Employment Application and Background Investigation Authorization Form to pattyd@cityofcharlevoix.org. (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)

 

If you do not wish to send by email, you may:

  • Mail or drop off at City Hall, 210 State St., Charlevoix, MI, 49720
  • Fax documents to Patty DeRosia @ (231) 547-3617

 The City of Charlevoix is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Patty DeRosia, Human Resources Assistant (231) 547-3254

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REFERENCE MATERIALS

Employment Application

I-9 Form

Michigan W-4 form

Federal W4 form

CWA 2015-2018 Contract

POLC  2014-17 Contract

Employee Handbook

 
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.

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