Human Resources

Employment Opportunities


FINANCE/Utility clerk (FULL-TIME)
Under the supervision of the City Treasurer, performs accounting, bookkeeping, and clerical tasks including the processing of water, sewer, and sanitation billings for the City customers and the recording and balancing of customer accounts on a monthly basis. Assists customers with billing information and work requests. Works closely with the Water Department to ensure accurate and timely billing and service. 

Applications must be submitted by 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021.

Starting salary $37,437 with a complete benefits package.

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In order to be considered for the position, you must complete the full-time employment application.





POLICE OFFICER (FULL-TIME)
Minimum requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent, two years of credits from an accredited college or university, MCOLES certified/certifiable, and at least 21 years old.  Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter
along with the City of Big Rapids full time employment application. Applicants will be required to participate in a multi-phase hiring process including but not limited to a written test, oral interview, ride a long and background investigation process. 

Starting salary:     $49,779
                               $50,775 with a Bachelor's degree
                               $51,377 lateral transfer with a minimum of 3 years experience and current certification

Position open until filled, application review will begin mid-July.

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In order to be considered for the position, you must complete the full-time employment application.



DART DRIVER (Part-time)
Applications will be accepted at the City Human Resources Office, 226 N. Michigan Office, 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307 until the positions are filled.  Knowledge of the City and a CDL License with "P" Endorsement is preferred. Willing to train the right person. Starting hourly rate after training is $15.38 per hour. 20-30 hours per week.

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the part-time employment application.