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

Full-Time Positions

The City of Marquette is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applicants must be Michigan Fire Fighter I and II certified and possess a State of Michigan paramedic license. Probationary firefighters must obtain Red Cross waterfront lifeguard certification within one year of hire.
The salary for a probationary firefighter is $42,913/year, includes a generous benefit package and salary step increases at 12 and 24 months. The current full Firefighter/Paramedic wage is $53,300. Applications and a job description are available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.marquettemi.gov. Applications will be accepted in Human Resources, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette MI 49855 through August 21, 2020.

Firefighter / Paramedic Job Description

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. 

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





300 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI 49855