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.

Due to public safety measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Hall is currently closed to walk-in visitors.

Current Employment Openings

City Manager Search

Ten miles of publicly owned Lake Superior Shoreline. World-Class Health Care. Olympic Training Site. Endless Recreational Opportunities. Theater. Arts & Culture. University Life. Fine Dining. Welcome to the Upper Peninsula's Capital City.

Marquette, Michigan is seeking highly talented candidates to serve as our next City Manager. Our current City Manager is retiring after 45 years of service with the last five as the top appointed official.

The ideal candidate will bring a Master's Degree in Public Administration, 3-5 years of municipal management, common sense, visionary ideas, collaborative leadership and a demonstrated ability to foster incredible teamwork with the staff, City Commission, residents and business community.

Marquette was recently named by USA Today "The Best Small Town in America for Adventure". We offer an urban zeal with a rural backdrop.

Marquette welcomes your interest in leading our "superior" community. One visit and you'll realize, you're home.

Full-Time Positions

Part-Time Positions

The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Homemaker Aide in the Senior Center.  16-20 hours per week.  The hiring rate is $10.75/hr. The duties include housekeeping services and occasional errands for senior citizens.  Must be capable of meeting physical demands of job and applicants must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and a personal vehicle. Paid time off benefits. No nights, weekends or holidays.  Applications and a job description are available in Human Resources or online. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 Homemaker Aide Job Description

Seasonal/Temporary Positions

The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Park Cemetery Laborers. This position requires considerable physical effort. Job assignments include all turf related work in Park Cemetery and other parks and City properties. The entry rate of pay is $10.46 per hour. Must be able to work weekends. Applications and a complete job description are available in Human Resources, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online.

Park Cemetery Laborer Job Description

The City of Marquette has seasonal positions available for Park Patrol Officers at the City parks and beaches. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays from approximately June 1st through September 2021. Degree or coursework in criminal justice/law enforcement preferred. Entry rate is $10.46 per hour. Applications will be accepted through May 15, 2021.

Park Patrol Officer Job Description

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 is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Parks and Recreation Attendants, Ballfield Maintenance Laborers, Tourist Park and Marina Attendants. Testing will be required for some positions. Position starting and ending dates are variable. The pay range varies by position and experience.

Parks and Recreation Attendant Job Description

Ballfield Maintenance Laborer Job Description

Tourist Park Attendant Job Description

Marina Attendant Job Description

 

The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for a Tourist Park Manager. Testing will be required. Position starting and ending dates are variable. Starting pay is $12.49/hr. 

 Tourist Park Manager 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://nmu.edu/recsports/certifications. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. 

Lifeguard Job Description

Contact

Office

906-228-0480

Address

300 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI 49855