About Us

The mission of the Human Resources division is to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse and highly qualified workforce. The division is responsible for the recruitment of all full-time and part-time personnel, employee orientation, labor relations, contract negotiation and administration, payroll, employee policies, unemployment insurance, workers compensation and all fringe benefit programs. In addition to maintaining employee job descriptions, personnel and payroll records, the department administers and enrolls employees in the City's various benefit programs and pension plans.

Current Employment Openings

Due to the most recent Executive Order all hiring will be put on hold at this time. Please email humanresources@marquettemi.gov should you have any questions. 

Full-Time Positions

The City of Marquette is seeking an Assistant City Engineer. The Assistant City Engineer provides direct support to the City Engineer in managing the activities of the City Engineering Division and its employees. The person in this position must possess a broad-based knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as they relate to municipal operations, field surveys, construction management and inspection, and standard methods for analysis and design of streets and municipal utilities. In addition to being technically skilled, the Assistant City Engineer must have managerial, communication and analytical abilities which can be called upon to aid in the direction of the division by identifying long term trends and needs for capital improvements. The successful candidate will be able to independently complete work assignments given by the City Engineer and provide continuity of departmental operations in the City Engineer’s absence. The City offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted through May 22, 2020. .

Assistant City Engineer Job Description 

Part-Time Positions

The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Clerical Aide/Election Support in the Clerk’s Office. This position averages up to 20 hours per week. Must be available to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday. The hiring rate is $10.75 /hr and includes paid time-off benefit. Applicant must have previous office experience, good customer service skills, be proficient at Word & Excel and type 40 wpm. Applications will be accepted through May 29, 2020. EOE

Clerical Aide / Election Support Job Description

Seasonal Positions

The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Facilities & Maintenance Laborers. This position requires considerable physical effort. Includes general maintenance of City parks and other City properties, i.e. turf maintenance and refuse collection, preparation of athletic fields and cleaning restrooms. The entry rate of pay is $10.46 per hour. Must be able to to work weekends.

Facilities & Maintenance Laborer Job Description

The City of Marquette has seasonal positions available for Lifeguards at all public beaches. The starting wage is $11.01/hr. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification and a current CPR card are required. This position requires the employee to be at least 16 years old. The City of Marquette Fire Department will be offering Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification and Recertification courses, contact Teresa Locknane at 906-225-8596 or tlocknane@marquettemi.gov to register. Lifeguard certification courses are also available through NMU. Dates and fees can be found online at: https://www.nmu.edu/recsports/lifeguard-certification-course). Applications and a job description are available in the Human Resources Department, City of Marquette, 300 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online at www.marquettemi.gov.

Lifeguard Job Description





300 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI 49855