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Interested in joining our team? The City of Sterling Heights is always looking for top talent to join our exceptional workforce. You can start by searching our current openings within our job portal.

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

Want to know what it’s like working for the City? Check out why some of our employees love working here in the video below!

Residency Requirement

All full-time employees, must be reside in one of the following counties during their employment, within six (6) months from their date of hire: Macomb, St. Clair, Lapeer, Oakland, or Wayne.

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Journey

The City of Sterling Heights is embarking on a DEI Journey with a commitment to our employees and community that we value and welcome all diversity dimensions.

The City strives to be an inclusive workforce, and as we embark on our DEI Journey, we are developing a DEI strategy that will touch many facets of the organization. 

Check out the video below highlighting members from our DEI Employee Council and what this journey means for the City!