Public Works Position Available  

The City of Houghton Department of Public Works has an opening for a qualified candidate for a career position within the department. Ideal candidates must possess:

1. High school diploma.
2. Michigan driverís license with class B CDL (minimum).
3. Minimum five years heavy equipment operating experience including, but not limited to: truck driving, front-end loader, snow-go, road grader, back hoe.

Other desirable qualifications include experience in underground utility installation, carpentry, concrete work, and general maintenance experience. Experience with large scale snow removal operations a plus.

As a member of the Public Works Crew, the successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of City infrastructure, snow removal, and will be called upon to work weekends, nights, and emergency call-outs as management requires for maintenance and effective operations.

Applications are available at the City of Houghton Office, 616 Shelden Avenue in Houghton, and on our website: The deadline for submitting application with resume is February 13, 2020. The telephone number for the office is 482-1700.

The City of Houghton is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

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