Public Services Employee 1

The Village of Paw Paw is seeking a full time, dedicated employee to join our team as Public Services Employee I. This position is bargaining until eligible. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed job application no later than Monday, March 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm to Director John Small at or in person at 110 Harry L. Bush Blvd, P.O. Box 179, Paw Paw, MI 49079.

Paw Paw

Brief Description

To perform a variety of tasks including building and equipment maintenance, equipment operation, lawn mowing, snow removal, assistance with parades and events, general support of
water/sewer/streets projects. Performs other duties in support of the mission of the Department of Public Services as required.

Job Responsibilities

Performs building and equipment maintenance including but not limited to painting, minor repairs, garbage removal, snow shoveling, checking oil, etc.
Operate equipment including lawnmowers, loaders, and performs snow plowing on village
streets and parking lots.
Provides hands on support of village parades and events including Paw Paw Days, Wine and Harvest Festival, Christmas in the Village, Santa Run, and other events as needed.
Using technology including tablets and GIS programs to maintain adequate records of work performed.
Must be able to work as an individual and as a part of a team.
Position subject to emergency call in, but on call duty is not required.
Other duties as assigned

Education requirements, certifications, work experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to kneel, stand for sustained periods of time, push, pull, lift
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.
  • May be occasionally subject to noise and vibration

Essential Qualifications

Education & endorsements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Some college or technical courses are preferred.
  • Maintain a valid CDL with A, N and air brakes endorsement
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and employment physical
  • Prior experience preferred, but not require


  • Prior experience preferred, but not required.


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