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Posted on: April 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Seasonal Summer Job Opportunities at the City

April 29, 2022 – With warmer weather just around the corner, the City of Midland has a wide variety of seasonal job opportunities open to fill. While skill sets and requirements vary by position, all jobs contribute to making the Midland community a vibrant, enjoyable place to live and work. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older unless otherwise indicated. See below for a list of open positions, approximate rates of pay, and job duties.

Seasonal Laborer – Public Works
Get dirty while keeping the City’s infrastructure in tip-top shape. Public Works laborers assist the Department of Public Services with asphalt, concrete, and storm sewer maintenance. Applicants must pass a physical, drug screen, and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and may be required to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical to operate certain types of equipment. This job is very physically demanding. 

Seasonal Horticulture Team Member – Parks & Recreation
Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Make Midland beautiful! Horticulture crews maintain the landscaped areas owned by the City of Midland, including the beautiful displays in Downtown, Center City, and Midland Blooms. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 

Seasonal Cemetery Laborer – Parks & Recreation
Spend your summer in a quiet and pristine environment! Cemetery crews maintain the landscaped cemetery owned by the City of Midland, including Thrune Park 

Forestry Crew – Parks & Recreation
(Apply under “Seasonal Laborer – Summer”)
Be a part of the reason why Midland is a ‘Tree City USA’! Forestry crew members work with City arborists pruning and removing trees and operate forestry equipment. This job is very physically demanding. Approximate wage for this position is $10.15 - $11.15 per hour with work scheduled year-round. 

Mowing Crew – Parks & Recreation
(Apply under “Seasonal Laborer – Summer”)

Spend your days outdoors beautifying our parks and open spaces using mowers, weed trimmers, and other lawn equipment. 

Pesticide Applicator – Parks & Recreation
(Apply under “Seasonal Laborer – Summer”)
Sparkle City green thumbs: apply now! Pesticide applicators use various herbicides to control weeds and exotic vegetation in our City parks and natural areas. Applicants must be detail-oriented and able to maintain proper record keeping and must have a valid Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with a 3B (ornamental) category. 

Softball Diamond Maintenance – Parks & Recreation
(Apply under “Seasonal Laborer – Summer”)
Help us maintain our Fields of Dreams this summer! Crews maintain the infields and outfields of the 19 softball diamonds in Midland. 

For more information on these positions and the departments they serve or to apply for an open job, visit


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