City of Troy Michigan
  • 10-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • $12.50 - $13.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Come join our team. Great way to help the community and make a difference. Ditch the gym membership and get paid to work outside!!!


Perform manual labor, weed/grass trimming, raking, shoveling, transporting heavy items, general cleaning, park/field maintenance, and related outdoor work.


Specific Job Duties (including but not limited to): Please indicate division preference on your application.


Parks Division: 

Maintenance of City athletic fields, monitor parks and perform park maintenance (Day, Afternoon and Weekend shifts). Maintenance of the medians on the Big Beaver corridor (DDA Shift).


Day Shift:


Afternoon Shift:


Weekend Shift:



DDA Shift:

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday Friday


2:30 PM - 11:00 PM, Monday Friday


7:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday

plus 2 optional weekdays 7:00 AM 3:30 PM


7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday Friday

Streets Division:

Trim weeds and tall grass at overpasses, bridges and retention ponds. Assist full-time employees with tasks related to division activities in street, drain and sign maintenance.    

Regular Shift:

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday Friday

Water Division: 

Rake, shovel, paint fire hydrants, lay sod, trim weeds, fire hydrant maintenance, and clean vehicle storage area.

Regular Shift:

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday Friday      



  • Must be at least 18 years old, a high school graduate or have a GED on your first day of employment.
  • Must have a valid Michigan driver license and a good driving record (based on City of Troy standards).
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen.
  • Must provide your own STEEL-TOED shoes when you start work.



40 hours per week.

Assignments in the Streets and Water Divisions are for four (4) months, approximately May August, assignments in the Parks are for seven (7) months, April October however, length of commitment is flexible.


WAGE (Starting) 

$12.50/hour for regular shift, day shift, or DDA Shift.

$13.00/hour for Parks Division afternoon or weekend shift.


Bonus Opportunities:

  • If you have a satisfactory performance evaluation and worked 440-999 hours you will receive $0.25 per hour.
  • If you have a satisfactory performance evaluation and work 1000 or more hours you will receive $0.50 per hour.
  • $100 Referral Bonus- Summer Laborers who refer a NEW Summer Laborer for the 2020 season will receive a $100 referral bonus for each Summer Laborer they referred who works for the entire season.




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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.                                                                                                                   120.02


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