City of Marshall

Public Ways Worker (Seasonal-Temporary)

Public Works
As Scheduled
Airport/Public Ways
Pay Rate
$10.00 - $11.50 DOQ/E

The City is accepting applications for our temporary/seasonal Public Ways Worker positions for the spring/summer months.

Job description:   The Public Ways Worker performs routine work in the maintenance of the airport, streets, parks, and public ways including, but not limited to:

  • Operation of hand and power mowers or tractor driven mowers to cut grass on fields, along streets and public ways, and on city-owned grounds and facilities.
  • Plant, transplant, water, and trim trees, shrubs, and flowers. Perform landscaping work as directed.
  • Drag and mark athletic fields and courts, install and maintain athletic field equipment.
  • Perform cleaning and garbage removal from restrooms and picnic pavilions.
  • Operate a variety of vehicles and equipment including but not limited to: pick-up truck, water truck, hedge trimmer, chain saw, pole saw, cement/asphalt saw, lawn mowers, weed trimmer, fertilizer spreader, utility vehicle, and other small hand tools.
  • Assist in special events preparation.
  • Adherence to all safety procedures, department procedures, and organizational policies.
  • Perform other related seasonal park/public ways maintenance duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A.  Must have a valid driver's license.
B.  Must be 16 years of age or older when the job begins.

Desirable Qualifications

A.  Preference will be given to candidates who are 18 ears of age or older.
B.  Previous experience and satisfactory job performance for the City of Marshall.


Applications will be accepted until all the seasonal positions are filled.  To be considered, complete a City of Marshall Application for Temporary and Seasonal Employment and submit to:

By mail or In-person:  Human Resources, 344 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258.

By Email:

pdfFORM--Employment_Application (fillable pdf)

pdfFORM--Employment_Application (pdf)


Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Human Resource Manager at or by calling 507-537-6790.  Employment is conditional upon successful passage of a criminal background check, reference check, and DL verification.  This position is temporary/seasonal and not eligible for health or leave time benefits. 

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