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City of Southfield hiring Public Works summer seasonal workers

Candidates will receive up to $1 more per hour by applying before June 21

The city of Southfield is currently seeking qualified candidates for summer seasonal positions in the Public Works Department. Candidates who apply before June 21 will receive $11.50 per hour for 17-year-olds and $12 per hour for those 18 and older. Compensation starts at $11 per hour if applications are received after June 21.

Numerous summer seasonal positions are currently available in the Streets & Highway Division. Work will include outside maintenance of city streets, including mowing, weed whipping, site clean-up and restoration. Employees will operate power tools and hand tools and must wear steel toed shoes. Employees 18-years-old and older will also operate city vehicles and assist with cold patching of city streets. Candidates who are 18-years-old must be high school graduates with a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Work schedule will be 40 hours per week.

For more information and to download an application, visit or contact Human Resources at (248) 796-4700.

DPW Streets & Highway Summer Seasonal Position Job Description

General Employment Application

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2019 (Archive on Saturday, June 22, 2019)