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City of Ishpeming Employment Opportunities

Employment Application Form

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Ishpeming. To apply for a position, you must submit an application, along with any required paperwork and credentials.

Completed applications can be submitted to:

City Manager’s Office

100 E. Division Street

Ishpeming, MI 49849

Current Openings



The City of Ishpeming Police Department is looking to hire one full time Patrol Officer, with the possibility of a second officer being hired from the same pool of applicants:

The City of Ishpeming is seeking a self-motivated and conscientious individual to serve as a Patrol Officer.  This position is responsible for providing police services to the City of Ishpeming in accordance with State, Federal and local laws. The position comes with full benefits, shift premium’s and the City offers an ACT 345 pension plan upon retirement.

Candidates must be MCOLES certifiable, have a high school diploma, and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license.  A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field is preferred.   Testing consists of oral interview, extensive background investigation, physical and psychological examinations.

Send a letter of interest, detailed resume, certified copy of educational transcripts and a City of Ishpeming Job application to the Ishpeming Police Department, Detective Chad Radabaugh, at 100 E. Division, Ishpeming Mi 49849. Detective Radabaugh can be contacted at (906)486-4416, for any questions.

To obtain a copy of the city job application, please click the link above.  The City of Ishpeming is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability in its programs or activities.



The City of Ishpeming is accepting applications for an Assistant Foreman -Chief Mechanic in the Department of Public Works.  Work is assigned and supervised by the DPW General Foreman.  Desirable qualification include five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in automotive, heavy duty including diesel motors and a minimum of two years’ experience independently operating as a mechanic in either small engine repair or a light/heavy equipment mechanic.  Experience with fleet management; and a vast knowledge of shop tools, modern practices, and procedures is also desired.  A valid State of Michigan driver’s license with a CDL endorsement, or ability to obtain a CDL within 45 days of hire and an excellent driving record.  Starting hourly wage of $24.48 and includes benefits.  Submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application (above) to the City Manager’s Office.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The complete job description is below.  The City of of Ishpeming is an equal opportunity employer.

Asst Foreman Chief Mechanic Final
Asst Foreman Chief Mechanic Final
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The City of Ishpeming is seeking college students interested in working part time at the Ishpeming Cemetery and Parks.  The hours are primarily 7:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Wage is $12.00/hour. To apply please complete a City of Ishpeming application form (available at City Hall or on the City Website  Complete applications should be returned to City Manager’s Office, Ishpeming City Hall, 100 E. Division Street in Ishpeming.  The City of Ishpeming is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Do you have spare time? Are you interested in serving your community? Have you ever wondered about becoming a volunteer firefighter?

The City of Ishpeming is always looking for new candidates for volunteer firefighters. Please visit the City of Ishpeming’s website at Fire Department Volunteer FireFighters for details on the application requirements and process. If you have any questions, please contact the Fire Chief at

(906) 486-4426.

Phone: (906)485-1091  •  Fax: (906)485-6246  •  City Hall: 100 E. Division Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849
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