City of Tawas City Employment Opportunity

The City of Tawas City is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Zoning Administrator.  This individual 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 part-time 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 and requirements is available on the City’s website at

Interested individuals may complete an  application available at 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 position is filled.

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