MICHIGAN CITY — Summer is still just a distant spot on the calendar, but the Mayor’s Office wants potential applicants to start thinking about seasonal job opportunities the will be available.

The Mayor’s Office wants high school seniors, college students and retirees to be aware of job openings for a variety of seasonal temporary positions

Among the jobs to be available with the Park Department are:


City Kids Playground Leaders

Golf Course Laborers

Pro Shop Clerks

Golf Course Cook/Server

Golf Course Cart Laborers

Park Maintenance Laborers

Volunteer Starters/Rangers

Assistant Splash Park Operator Concessions Manager

Concession Attendants

Parking Supervisors

Assistant Parking Supervisors

Parking Attendants

Parking Sticker Clerk

Zoo Groundskeepers

Zookeepers/Aviary Attendants

Zoo Train Attendants

Zoo Aviary Attendants

Zoo Dietician Work Study Student

Aquatic Facility Operator (requires certification)

Also being sought are Park Department Maintenance seasonal laborers, whose duties include building and ground maintenance, grass mowing, trimming, sand removal and trash pickup.

Improvement projects could include painting and cleaning, and these employees work 40-hour weeks with overtime available. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays when necessary, and be 18 or older.

The Park Maintenance seasonal custodian duties include routine and regular cleaning, sanitizing, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming of floors, as well as cleaning and sanitizing restrooms at various park buildings and comfort stations. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays when necessary.

Cemetery maintenance laborers must be willing to work some flexible hours, including weekends and holidays; as do Vector Control maintenance laborers.

Port Authority Marina Maintenance and Fuel Dock Attendants are also being sought, and applicants must be 18 or older.

Related experience and education is required for some positions, but all must have the ability to deal with the public and provide excellent customer service. A valid driver’s license is required for some positions.

Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Personnel Department at City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Blvd. or online at emichigancity.com.

The City of Michigan City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered.

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