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The City of Sterling Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering full-time, part-time and seasonal employment and contractual services.

Labor negotiations and grievance procedures are conducted with 13 different bargaining units, representing more than 99% of the City's workforce.

Sterling Heights offers an attractive salary and benefits package and was recently recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work" by Crain's Detroit Business magazine.

Types of Positions
Positions within the City vary from custodian to librarian to police officer and everything in between.

Residency Requirement
All full-time employees, if not residents of Macomb County and/or 20 miles of the City's municipal boundaries at the time of appointment, must become residents within 6 months of their appointment and remain as such while employed by the City.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
The City practices nondiscrimination and discourages and prohibits discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political opinions or affiliations, or because of race, religion, color, ethnic origin, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability, or other non-merit factors. Discrimination on the basis of age, gender or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, gender, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupation qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration, or where state or federal law specify a minimum age.

Salary & Benefits
The City offers a competitive salary package including medical, dental, disability, and life insurance; pension plan; vacation, sick, and compensatory time; paid holidays; and longevity pay.

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