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The City of Jonesville is currently accepting applications for a Superintendent in its Department of Public Works.   The incumbent has held the position for over 14 years and has been employed in the department for 40 years; he will be retiring in early 2024.  This position oversees and administers the full scope of maintenance and repair of the City streets and sidewalks, public water mains, and City facilities.  The position also oversees popular City services such as residential yard waste and leaf collection.

The City is proud of its reputation in maintaining City streets and water infrastructure.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience in public utilities, commercial or municipal construction, engineering, project management, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, and/or similar fields.  Exemplary experience in customer service, employee management, and attention to detail are highly desirable.

The Superintendent works under the general direction of City Manager. This is a department head position responsible for recommending an operating budget and overseeing day-to-day activities. The position supervises three Maintenance Specialist positions.   The position also coordinates closely with the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, who manages the water production system.

The successful candidate will be a capable of operating as a working supervisor, helping to develop the staff.  The individual must have experience in compliance with State and Federal regulations, with experience in municipal street and water infrastructure highly desirable.  The ability to plan and oversee large capital improvement projects is also an important quality.

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Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, completed application form, and resume to:

Jeff Gray, City Manager
City of Jonesville
265 E. Chicago Street
Jonesville, MI 49250

Materials may be submitted in person, by mail, or email to the above addresses. 
The City of Jonesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Have you ever thought about a career in the fire service? Let the City of Jonesville help you accomplish this goal. Our Volunteer Firefighters receive the same training required for a career in the fire service. We also offer additional Fire Officer training courses to members who wish to attend.

If you are interested in serving this community, we are currently seeking applicants.  Prior experience is not required.  The City will provide all training and equipment.

Some of the duties of a Jonesville Firefighter:

  • Respond to any fire - Structural, Vehicle, Wildland, Etc.
  • Vehicle and Personal Injury Accidents
  • Gas and Odor Investigations
  • Hazmat Incidents
  • Citizen Assists: Animal Rescue, Etc.
  • Electrical Wires Down
  • Community Events
  • Fire Safety Education Events

Volunteer Firefighters are paid for each call, meeting, and training session that they attend.  Firefighters are not expected to leave work if their regular employment does not allow.

Mike Lance, Director of Public Safety
Jonesville Police Department
116 W. Chicago St.
Jonesville, MI 49250

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Jonesville 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.
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