Employment Opportunities

Announced:  3/31/2017

Laborer - Public Services Department

The City of Portage is seeking an experienced individual for the full-time position of Laborer in the Department of Public Services to perform street, roadside, parks and cemetery general maintenance; including citywide leaf pick-up and snow plowing. Must be able to lift objects and tools over 50 lbs. and work under adverse weather conditions. Prefer prior experience in snow plowing, building trades, mowing, road repairs and operating dump truck w/underbody blade. Valid MI Driver License and a Class "B" CDL with air brake endorsement and DOT medical card REQUIRED.  CDL- A preferred or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire. Seasonal overtime and winter night shift requirements.  Starting rate is $14.16/hr with excellent benefit package. 

Qualified candidates must submit a completed application to the City of Portage, Human Resources Department, 7900 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002 OR apply online by selecting the option below.

The City of Portage is an Equal Opportunity Employer