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Employment Opportunities

The City of Tawas City is seeking applications for the part-time positions of Administrative Assistant and Assistant Zoning Administrator.

The Administrative Assistant will assist City Hall staff in day-to-day operations and will include customer service as well as clerical duties related to the City Manager’s, Clerk’s, and Treasurer’s offices. Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or equivalent, post high school education in communications, computers, accounting, or general business, or an equivalent of three years of related work experience. Applicants must possess strong communication and computer skills and be proficient in Word and Excel. This position will be 20 hours a week with additional hours available on occasion, and will pay $12-14 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

The Assistant Zoning Administrator will work with City Hall staff performing administrative support related to planning and zoning. This will include but is not limited to responding to inquiries and reviewing plans and applications for approval of zoning permits, enforcing the Zoning Ordinance and other related ordinances, and conducting property inspections as necessary. Minimum requirements for qualified applicants include skills in calculation of figures, reviewing plans, making determinations or recommendations based on zoning standards, and the ability to perform visual inspections and take measurements. Applicants must also have a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator’s license. Applicants must have strong communication skills, and be able to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Preference will be given to those with construction experience or experience reading or developing site plans. This position will have flexible hours that may change as demand requires with each season, and will pay $15-20 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. A full job description with requirements is available by clicking here.

Interested individuals may complete an application and submit it to [email protected], or deliver or mail it to: City of Tawas City, 550 West Lake Street, PO Box 568, Tawas City, Michigan 48764. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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