Employment Opportunities

MPPA & MMEA are hiring an Administrative Coordinator. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for providing professional administrative and technical support services to the Michigan Public Power Agency (MPPA) and Michigan Municipal Electric Association (MMEA). This position requires a self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and has excellent communication, organization, technological, and interpersonal skills. The Administrative Coordinator must already be well-versed in common office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.) and have experience using CRM software, communications management, virtual and in-person meeting management, and the technological capacity to quickly learn, manage, and teach others to use new software systems and organizational processes. Impeccable attention to detail, technological savvy, and the ability to professionally and clearly communicate with everyone from line staff to executives are essential attributes for this role. Meeting planning and Board management experience is also highly desired.

This is a salaried, exempt position. MPPA & MMEA will offer the right candidate an excellent package of benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, the option of an FSA, and generous retirement contributions, as well as professional development opportunities.

This position allows for working from home but does require some time spent physically in the office on a weekly basis with additional time on an as-needed basis if meetings or projects require it. We will coordinate with the right candidate to set a mutually beneficial work arrangement. Office equipment (a computer, screens, keyboard, etc.) will be provided both at the office and for use when working at home.

Please review the full job description and apply here.


The City of Marshall is looking for a Finance Director. Serves as the chief financial officer for the City and directs and supervises department staff engaged in maintenance of its books and financial records. The full job description can be viewed here.

Marshall, Michigan is a quaint Norman Rockwell style community with a population of 7,068 in lower, central Michigan. It is located less than one hour from the campuses of the University of Michigan & Michigan State University, two hours from Detroit and beautiful Lake Michigan, and three hours from Chicago. Marshall has the largest National Historic Landmark District in Michigan with many neighborhoods of historic homes. The City has installed a Fiber to the Premise system to every property in the City with symmetrical speeds up to 10 mbps.

The community is seeing unusual growth with over $1 billion of industrial growth. Click here to view the Choose Marshall video. Located at the intersection of I-94 and I-69, the crossroads of international highways, Marshall is preparing for large industrial and residential growth with a 1,000-acre mega industrial site. The downtown district is 97% commercially occupied.In the next three years, it is anticipated a peak demand growth from 23 MW to 123 MW. The City will be constructing infrastructure to meet this demand. A privately developed dual unit 500 MW gas fired power plant is proposed in Marshall.

Qualification for the Finance Director position include a degree in accounting, finance or a related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in municipal finance.  Annual salary of $75,000 – $85,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email. 

The City of Marshall is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Are you a journeyman lineworker that is looking for a place to work where you can go home nightly?  Bay City Electric Light and Power, a division of the City of Bay City, Michigan is seeking full-time Electrical Journeyman Lineworkers to immediately fill multiple openings. This specialized experienced position earns a competitive salary of $45.33 per hour. Our lineworkers are responsible for the construction, maintenance, operations and outage restoration on the utility’s distribution facilities. They operate in a safe and efficient manner, to assure our customers reliable and affordable electricity.

As a city employee you will be offered generous personal time off (PTO) which includes vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay. A robust benefits package including a high deductible health insurance plan with a city-funded health savings account (HSA), dental insurance, as well as life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance is also available. Our city employees also enjoy additional benefits, such as an annual stipend to cover the purchase of authorized FR clothing, an annual stipend to cover the purchase of safety footwear, a defined contribution to a 401(a) plan with Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (with employer and employee percentage contributions), and a Retiree Health Savings Plan with a fixed city percentage contribution which helps employees build assets for medical expenses when they reach retirement age.


  • Must be a High School Graduate or obtained a GED equivalent.
  • Must be a certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with distribution systems.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with CDL Class B endorsement.
  • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Please, do not apply if you cannot meet these requirements. 

About Bay City Electric Light and Power
Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is a municipal utility serving the Bay City area since 1868.   Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is known for reliability, a safe workplace, and employee development. Bay City Electric Light and Power serves 21,000 customers.

 Work Schedule

  • This is a 40/hour week (with potential paid overtime).
  • Work is conducted locally with no mandatory travel (occasional mutual aid storm work may be available).
  • Must be willing to take occasional on-call trouble truck coverage (paid).
  • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Are you Ready?
If you are looking for a new opportunity and meet the job requirements, please click on the link to apply today https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/baycitymi/jobs/1550646-178732


The City of Zeeland Board of Public Works is accepting applications to fill the position of an Electric Transmission and Distribution Engineer.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and five years of utility distribution or substation experience, including supervisory or management experience. This position will assist in a variety of engineering duties involving operations, maintenance, design and construction of electric utility transmission, distribution, and substation systems. This position will also include protection and control relay systems especially in our substation. Cover letter and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Mail to: Human Resources, 21 S. Elm, Zeeland MI 49464 or email: clerk@cityofzeeland.com

The City of Zeeland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Village of Newberry is seeking a Journeyman Lineman/Water Operator.

Job Title: Journeyman Lineman/Water Operator

Department: Water & Light

Supervision: Working Superintendent of Water & Light

Starting Wage: $35.00 an hour (incentives paid for earning water licenses)

Benefits: Medical, dental & vision coverage; employer contributions to Health Savings Account with no required employee match; MERS retirement plan, paid holidays, life insurance. Traditional 5-day work week with some standby/on-call requirements.

Purpose of Position: The W&L Journeyman Lineman/Water Operator position is formulated to conduct the construction, repair, maintenance, and inspection of all overhead and underground electrical transmission and distribution lines, substations, water mains, metering, wells, well houses, and associated and peripheral equipment and infrastructure.

Function: The principle functions of the W&L Journeyman Lineman position is the performance of field activities. The scope of this performance includes support activities and tasks, but is not limited to, planning; staging and scheduling; equipment specification; staff assignment; part, material, supply, and component specification and procurement; cost estimation and invoicing support; and compliance assessment, auditing and prescription. A W&L Journeyman Lineman is capable and will, on occasion, be required to perform the role as OSHA “employee in charge” or lead Lineman in terms of fulfilling health and safety aspects as defined by 29 CFR 1910.269, and other Federal and State law and regulation as applicable.
The expected level of performance shall ensure the safe, efficient, and effective work performance of all assigned activities and tasks.

Applications and a job description may be obtained online at www.villageofnewberry.com. Email application and resume to awatkins@newberrymi.gov Application materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Position is open until filled.

The Village of Newberry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.