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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 12 different bargaining units, representing more than 99% of the City's workforce.

Sterling Heights offers attractive salary and benefits packages.


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 or one year of their appointment, dependent on the Collective Bargaining Agreement, 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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