Employment Opportunity

The City of Cheboygan is currently accepting applications for an Operator for the Department of Public Works.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate equipment for the Department of Public Works – will provide training.
  • Maintain City Streets, buildings, and properties.
  • Repair and upgrade the drainage system including culverts and ditches.
  • Enhance the appearance of the City.
  • Bridge repair and replacement.
  • Assist in mowing City properties.
  • Work jointly with other Departments within the City.
  • Other duties assigned by the DPW Crew Leader, DPW Director or City Manager

Required skills:

  • High school diploma, or a combination of GED training & experience is required.
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain a current and valid Michigan Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). City will pay for the training, physical exam, and CDL license fee.

The position is full time, year-round. The starting wage will be $19.90 per hour and $20.50 after six months. Additional pay premiums available depending on additional licenses held or earned. A competitive benefits package (including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, MERS retirement plan, 11 paid holidays & generous earned time off program) are included with this position based upon the current approved union contract.

Application Packet must include resume/cover letter, references, and completed City of Cheboygan Employment Application (click here for the City of Cheboygan Employment Application) . Your application will not be considered without submitting ALL the required documents. Application Packets are accepted by mail, email, or in person to the addresses below:

Application Pick-up/Drop-off/Mail:
City of Cheboygan
Attn: Casey Clear
PO Box 39
Cheboygan, MI 49721


Posted on July 11th, 2023 in Announcements.