City of Ironwood Departments
The City of Ironwood is dedicated to serving the citizens, businesses, and property owners within the City limits. The principal city offices are located in the beautiful Ironwood Memorial Building, with other departments headquartered at the Ironwood Public Safety building and the Public Works garage, the latter located in the Aurora Neighborhood. If you need assistance, please contact the appropriate department.
Department of Public Works Supervisor – City of Ironwood, Michigan
Opening Date: 9/01/2023
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Please submit application by Monday, September 18, 2023
CONTACT PERSON: Paul Anderson
TELEPHONE: 906-932-5050 Ext 116
The City of Ironwood is seeking qualified applicants for a new DPW Supervisor. This position is under the general supervision of the City Manager and City Commission. This position manages the DPW AFSCME Union staff and plans, supervises, and coordinates the work of staff engaged in the operation and maintenance of wastewater collection and storm drainage systems, water pumping, treatment and distribution systems, street maintenance, facility cleaning and repair, municipal cemetery, parks, fleet management and trails. Must have strong communication skills, organizational skills, and respond to questions from the public, City Commission and City Staff. This is a non-union position with a salary of $62,000 - $72,000/year (DOQ), with an excellent benefit package including defined benefit pension, health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, and paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays).
Nestled in the wilds of Michigan and "Big Snow Country," Ironwood is a YEAR-ROUND DESTINATION with WORLD-CLASS RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES (from traditional activities like skiing and biking to emerging and innovative adventure sports); vibrant civic spaces and cultural institutions; thriving businesses; intriguing historical attractions; and a welcoming, safe, and collaborative atmosphere, Ironwood is a vibrant and unique small town where people come to “Find Their North”.
Visit https://ironwoodmi.gov/government/departments/ for more information, including the job description and employment application. To apply, submit via mail or electronically a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application.
City of Ironwood
Attn: City Manager
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Accepting Applications for Equipment Repair Worker II
The City of Ironwood Public Works Department is accepting applications for Equipment Repair Worker II until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2023.
Applications can be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office or from the City website at https://ironwoodmi.gov/government/departments/. Completed applications shall be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 213 S. Marquette Street, Ironwood, MI 49938.
The employee will be expected to repair and replace parts in engines, transmissions, differentials and other equipment; assist in rebuilding motors, starters and generators; operate welding, drilling and related equipment utilized in the maintenance of public works equipment; reline and adjust brakes and repair hydraulic systems; perform road service on equipment as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent. One (1) year of progressively more responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of equipment, or graduation from a post-secondary motor vehicle repair program. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Be a self-starter. Work with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with colleagues and the Public.
This is a permanent, full-time, AFSCME Union position. Employee will be paid $20.33 per hour with fringe benefits. Find your North. Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Ironwood is currently accepting applications to fill a full-time Equipment Operator position with the Department of Public Works in the Sewer Facilities Department. This is a non-exempt, union position. Duties include operation of heavy equipment in the maintenance of the City’s sewer system, performance of public works construction, and snow removal and plowing. An Interstate Class B CDL is required within six (6) months of hire. Candidates must be knowledgeable in the operation of heavy equipment. The current starting base wage is $20.27/hour, with an automatic wage step increase to $20.81 after (1) year of service. This position also comes with a great benefit package including longevity increases, defined benefit pension, health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance and paid time off (vacation, sick, personal and holidays).
Employment application and a complete job description are available at the City Clerk’s Office, 213 S. Marquette Street, Ironwood, Michigan, and on the City website at the following link: www.ironwoodmi.gov/government/departments/. Interested candidates should submit application, resume and cover letter to the City Clerk’s office. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.
Job Description - Equipment Operator II - Sewer Job Description