The City of Sherrill periodically has job openings for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. These civil service positions are both competitive and non-competitive depending on the potential openings. Any currently open positions can be found here. It is the objective of the City of Sherrill to apply all personnel policies equally to all employees. Applicants for employment cannot be discriminated against because of age, sex, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religious, political views or for any other discriminatory reason. The City of Sherrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Sherrill Civil Service Employment Application


Summer Employment

If you’re interested in working for the DPW, Summer Playground Program or at the Swimming Pool please stop by City Hall to fill out an application or download one using the link above.


Laborer (Sherrill-Kenwood Water District)
RATE OF PAY: $15.00/hour

WORK WEEK: 40 hours; Monday-Friday (7:30am-3:30pm)

TERM: Seasonal (April-November, 2018)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs routine manual work; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine manual work requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks. Close supervision is maintained over the work at all times.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only)
-Operates air compressor, jack hammer, concrete mixer and pumps;

-Assists in patching and grading streets and building manholes;

-Rakes, tamps and shovels cold patch;

-Loads and unloads trucks;

-Excavates and backfills for new construction and repairs;

-Cleans and flushes streets, culverts, and catch basins;

-Clears blocked up sewers;

-Shovels and removes snow from streets, sidewalks and park and recreational areas;

-Assists in the repair of sewers, catch basins, hydrants, mains and services;

-Collects and disposes of rubbish;

-Performs unskilled work in connection with the painting and maintenance of signs and bridges;

-Digs and refills trenches for water and sewer pipe lines;

-Lays sewer pipe;

-Assists in repairing sweepers and making brooms;

-Works on refuse collection route, lifting cans from curb to truck or emptying cans in truck;

-Cuts grass, trims shrubs, rakes leaves, spades flower beds and assists in ground maintenance activities;

-Directs trucks on dump grounds;

-Performs general building and grounds cleaning tasks.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Willingness to perform routine manual work; ability to lift heavy weights; willingness to work under all weather conditions; physical endurance; sobriety; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: None is required but some experience in heavy manual labor is desirable.
Those interested may submit a Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References; Attention Brandon Lovett, City Manager via email at

Resumes will be accepted until March 15, 2018.