City of Detroit

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49 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Description Human Resource Assistants in this class lead and perform general office assistant work in support of Employee Services, Classification & Compensation, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations, Policy & Planning, Operations, Recruiting and Talent Development and Performance Management. The work requires knowledge of the procedures,techniques and practices involved in carrying out the work of an organization within established guidelines, and the skill to use various office equipment including fax machines, photocopiers, scanners, videoconferencing, telephone systems, and the ability to create and edit documents. Examples of Duties DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Illustrative) The duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job class and are not intended to be an inclusive list; responsibilities. Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfer calls as appropriate. Assists departments in carrying out various human resource programs and procedures for all employees. Assists Human Resource staff members by providing information about procedures, practices and policies within the function or division. Assists in administration of the compensation and classification program. Assists in organizational training and development efforts. Checks and/or compares documents, forms, applications, or other materials for Human Resource function and divisional accuracy, completeness, grammar, and format. Conducts or assists in the process of new-employee orientations. Coordinates conferences, meetings, or special events, and arranges travel reservations for office personnel. Creates, maintains, and enters information into HRMS databases. Develops material for use in public speaking engagements. Greets visitors or callers and handles their inquiries or directs them to the appropriate persons according to their needs. Helps maintain organizational charts and related human resource function directories. Helps monitor the performance appraisal process. Independently notes and follows up on commitments made at meetings and conferences by Human Resources management, functional management, and Human Resource specialists and analysts. Locates and assembles documents for briefings and conferences. Maintains functional information needed for budget purposes. Maintains HRMS records and compiles reports from the database as needed. Maintains scheduling and event calendars. Makes copies of correspondence or other printed material. Monitors and maintains human capital development, talent development measurement strategy and all related metrics, reporting and special reports. Operates electronic mail systems and coordinates the flow of information with Human Resources divisions or with other organizations. Operates office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arranges for repairs when equipment malfunctions. Participates in recruitment efforts; helps coordinate the use of temporary employees. Performs human resource related duties as required and assigned. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Prepares minutes of meetings from notes and/or recordings. Prepares standardized and custom reports of a financial, personnel, payroll, or department- specific nature. Requisitions office supplies, repairs on office equipment and printing services. Serves as a liaison between members of the Human Resource divisions, management and staff by transmitting information, explaining appropriate work instructions, and following up on assignments. Sets up, manages, and develops systems for paper or electronic filing systems, records information, updates paperwork, or maintains documents, such as attendance records, correspondence or other material. Sorts, opens, and distributes incoming mail to staff. Supports department managers, department directors or related management staff. Uses computers for various applications, such as database management, or word processing. Writes simple or repetitive, non-technical correspondence such as letters of acknowledgement in accordance with a given format. Minimum Qualifications Education High School graduation or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Preferred Associates in Business Administration or related field. Experience At least two ( 2 ) years of experience in one or several of the Human Resource roles and responsibilities - Recruitment, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: (NOTE: REVISED) Oral Appraisal - 70% (Maximum) Keyboard Skills/Software Demo- P/F Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% (Maximum) Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP = 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Description This is the advanced level Human Resources Assistant position and may function as a lead. At this level, the Human Resources Assistant may oversee the work assignments of other clerical or administrative support staff or have regular assignments, which have been recognized as having significantly greater complexity than those assigned at other experienced levels. Examples of Duties Supports department managers, department directors or related management staff. Writes simple or repetitive, non-technical correspondence such as letters of acknowledgement in accordance with a given format. Requisitions office supplies, repairs on office equipment and printing services. Sets up, manages, and develops systems for paper or electronic filing systems, records information, updates paperwork, or maintains documents, such as attendance records, correspondence or other material. Operates office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arranges for repairs when equipment malfunctions. Checks and/or compares documents, forms, applications, or other materials for Human Resource function and divisional accuracy, completeness, grammar, and format. Makes copies of correspondence or other printed material. Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfer calls as appropriate. Assists departments in carrying out various human resource programs and procedures for all employees. Assists Human Resource staff members by providing information about procedures, practices and policies within the function or division. Conducts or assists in the process of new-employee orientations. Coordinates conferences, meetings, or special events, and arranges travel reservations for office personnel. Greets visitors or callers and handles their inquiries or directs them to the appropriate persons according to their needs. Creates, maintains, and enters information intoHRMSdatabases. Helps maintain organizational charts and related human resource function directories. Independently notes and follows up on commitments made at meetings and conferences by Human Resources management, functional management, and Human Resource specialists and analysts. Locates and assembles documents for briefings and conferences. Maintains functional information needed for budget purposes. MaintainsHRMSrecords and compiles reports from the database as needed. Maintains scheduling and event calendars. Monitors and maintains human capital development, talent development measurement strategy and all related metrics, reporting and special reports. Operates electronic mail systems and coordinates the flow of information with Human Resources divisions or with other organizations. Prepares minutes of meetings from notes and/or recordings. Prepares standardized and custom reports of a financial, personnel, payroll, or department- specific nature. Serves as a liaison between members of the Human Resource divisions, management and staff by transmitting information, explaining appropriate work instructions, and following up on assignments. Sorts, opens, and distributes incoming mail to staff. Uses computers for various applications, such as database management, or word processing. Performs human resource related duties as required and assigned. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education High School graduation or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Preferred Associates in Business Administration or related field. Experience At least four (4) years of more progressive levels of experiencein Human Resource roles and responsibilities - Employee Services, Classification & Compensation, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations, Policy & Planning, Operations, Recruiting and Talent Development and Performance Management. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP = 100% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Description The Procurement Specialist performs duties in the procurement of related to goods, professional services, and construction contracts. Compile bids, data and purchasing documents. Manages suppliers, bids and change orders. Examples of Duties RELATED JOB FUNCTIONS: Position may be called upon to direct specific project activities or to work as a team member. Conduct routine field inspections of purchases. Prepare simple graphs and charts and other statistical records. Perform related work duties as assigned. SKILL TO: Communicate effectively with internal and external customers and vendors Compile data and apply analytical methods Secure competitive bidding and locate sources of supplies Manage suppliers Perform salvage and recycling work Conduct price studies and market analysis Assist with developing and reviewing specifications Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Work effectively in a team-based, flexible workforce with minimal supervision Execute all skills and duties classification Use job-specific data management systems Analyze purchase orders and contracts Distribute information, negotiate conditions, and resolve conflict with vendors and contractors Effective utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Maintain regular and reliable attendance Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member. Assist in and assemble data for the preparation of specifications and request for bid forms Prepare lists of vendors Conduct routine field inspections of purchases Prepare lists of bids received Review bid discrepancies with requisitioner and bidder Prepare simple graphs and charts and other statistical records and reports Index and file purchasing documents Perform a variety of clerical tasks incidental to purchasing work Perform related work duties as assigned Perform purchasing or salvage sales work in a broad assigned area Review requisitions and confer with customers regarding requirements, specifications, quality, quality, and delivery of goods and services Prepare requests for bids Solicits, receives and analyzes quotations for standard and non-standard items Award contracts and carry out the necessary follow-up and expediting activities to ensure delivery as required Prepare and maintain a list of vendors and catalogs Recommend approval of daily request for purchase based on compliance with existing policies, City ordinances, and Finance directives Generate and respond to correspondence regarding bids, requisitions, cancelation of orders, price changes and adjustments Respond to vendor and supplier inquiries in person, by telephone or writing Minimum Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (position requirements at entry) Bachelor's degree; with specialization in Business, Public Administration, Finance, or a Purchasing-related field Three (3) years of recent experience in Purchasing-related field as associated with commodities, services, and contracts, preferably in a municipal agency Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Clerical and office methods, records and equipment Principles of purchasing work, basic accounting and data/statistical analysis Methods, practices and procedures involved with the purchase and delivery of materials and supplies in compliance with policies and ordinances Bids and contracts analysis, contract law, and the legal aspects of purchasing Properties and general characteristics of several broad procurement classes Purchasing principles, practices, and methods including specifications review Receiving, inspection and testing methods Supplier quality assurance functions Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Description Systems Analyst II is an intermediate level information technology professional located within various offices in the City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that receives close direction from higher level Systems Analysts and supervision from a Supervisor or Manager. The Systems Analyst II performs work that involves applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of the City of Detroit. Systems Analysts also perform work involving the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, processes, and methods related to computer science technology specific to computer programming languages, computer hardware and software integration, and computer systems design requirements, standards, codes, techniques, and practices. Examples of Duties Expands or modifies systems to serve new purposes or improve work flow Assists in the development of specifications, diagrams, and flowcharts for Network/Enterprise Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) to follow Tests, maintains, and monitors computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems Develops, documents, and revises system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards Provides users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems Prepares concise, informational systems documentation to provide historical and operating data on an automated systems Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to develop programs that meet user requirements Coordinates and links computer systems to increase compatibility so information can be shared within City departments Develops moderately complex spreadsheet, word processing, or desktop publishing applications Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Professional knowledge of analytical information systems methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do intermediate level work such as: Information technology principles, methods, and practices in the assigned specialty area sufficient to plan and carry out difficult and complex assignments and develop new methods, approaches, and procedures, such as local area and wide area networking principles and concepts; backup and recovery procedures; operating systems and platforms used; software distribution tools and mechanisms; and Federal enterprise architecture principles Performance management/measurement methods, tools, and techniques to interpret information technology policies, standards, and guidelines Avaya technologies (i.e. Edge, Distribution, Core Switches) and Fortinet Firewall and other Firewall solutions Groupwise 8 and Cloud email solutions; Symantec and other virus protection solutions; Virtual environments using VMware; Oracle Applications (i.e. EBS and Cloud); HRIS and Time and Attendance Solutions; and Microsoft SQL Databases Information technology security principles and methods Internet technologies to analyze the Internet potential of systems, networks, and data New and emerging information technologies and/or industry trends sufficient to evaluate and recommend adoption of new or enhanced approaches to delivering information technology services Oral and written communication techniques necessary to prepare and present reports Personal computer capabilities and technology application in the cloud environment Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Description Systems Engineer III is an experienced level planning information technology located within various offices in the City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Systems Engineer III performs complex work that involves professional, technical, and systems programming and systems engineering duties involving the design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of the software and hardware infrastructure and connectivity capability between different platforms that manage information technology resources and support the execution of automated applications. Systems Engineers also perform work involving the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, processes, and methods related to computer science technology specific to computer programming languages, computer hardware and software integration, and computer systems design requirements, standards, codes, techniques, and practices. Examples of Duties Communicates with other DoIT personnel and City agencies to understand specific system requirements Provides advice on project costs, design concepts, or design changes Documents design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information; Verifies stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture Establishes functional or system standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed Directs the installation of operating systems, network or application software, or computer or network hardware Identifies system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software Collaborates with Network/Enterprise Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) or Software Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components Evaluates current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability Trains users in system operation or maintenance Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Professional, comprehensive knowledge of systems programming and engineering methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do experienced level work such as: Information technology principles, methods, and practices in the assigned specialty area sufficient to plan and carry out difficult and complex assignments and develop new methods, approaches, and procedures, such as local area and wide area networking principles and concepts; backup and recovery procedures; operating systems and platforms used; software distribution tools and mechanisms; and Federal enterprise architecture principles The City's information technology infrastructure sufficient to provide advice and guidance on a wide range and variety of complex information technology issues Performance management/measurement methods, tools, and techniques to interpret information technology policies, standards, and guidelines Avaya technologies (i.e. Edge, Distribution, Core Switches) and Fortinet Firewall and other Firewall solutions Groupwise 8 and Cloud email solutions; Symantec and other virus protection solutions; Virtual environments using VMware; Oracle Applications (i.e. EBS and Cloud); HRIS and Time and Attendance Solutions; and Microsoft SQL Databases Systems testing and evaluation principles, methods, and tools sufficient to test and optimize the functionality of systems, networks, and data Analytical methods and practices sufficient to conduct analyses and recommend resolution of complex issues affecting the specialty area Information technology security principles and methods Internet technologies to analyze the Internet potential of systems, networks, and data New and emerging information technologies and/or industry trends sufficient to evaluate and recommend adoption of new or enhanced approaches to delivering information technology services Acquisition management and cost-benefit analysis policies and procedures to evaluate proposals for the acquisition of information technology products or services Project management principles and methods Oral and written communication techniques necessary to prepare and present reports Personal computer capabilities and technology application in the cloud environment Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Description This position is in the Management Supervisory Service in the City of Detroit and reports to the Chief Learning Officer. The incumbent leads, directs, plans, manages, coordinates, and administers talent development and performance management programs and activities. Examples of Duties Leads, plans, manages and coordinates a functional group or essential service area composed of critical administrative, technical, professional, operational, and service provision activities central to the success of the departmental mission. Applies performance improvement and adult learning principles to translate business needs into performance requirements and development resources. Guides local teams on learning and development activities, individual development plans and needs assessment. Drives adoption of talent management process and consistency in use through training and coaching and through effective communication plans, procedures for implementation, and recommending improvements to the process. Establishes goals, measurements, and performance standards for the delivery of efficient, economical, and quality service. Individually, and through designated staff, systemically evaluates the efficiency of existing processes, methods, procedures, and policies to identify critical areas for improvement. Designs, implements, and evaluates plans to resolve complex organizational and operational problems, involving staff redeployment, coordination with other functions or service operations, crises in delivery of critical services, and allocation of resources to meet internal and external demands. Develops a skilled workforce through staff planning, succession and progression planning, recruitment and selection, coaching and counseling, delegation of authority, and collaboration with function managers on employee career paths, training, and development. Develops and implements process improvement strategies and initiatives. Assists in the design and development of the department strategic plan. Implements methods to develop the organization, improve employee performance, and function group efficiency such as team building, bench marking, skills based training, job enrichment, and structural reorganization. Source and manage external partners to support development in a way that offers seamless service to the organization. Effectively coach individuals, supervisors and teams as needed. Work with managers to deliver leadership development for all levels and leadership assessment when necessary Conducts needs assessments to determine significant training needs in various areas, including technology, productivity, management, etc. and recommends effective interventions to address identified. Recommends and implements practical courses and strategies to improve performance, based on Training and Development strategies, research and validation. Practices effective and deliberate change management processes to ensure new knowledge, skills, and abilities requirements are effectively communicated and supported when planning organizational change. Facilitates/hosts courses; actively participates as a facilitator or speaker/instructor as needed; oversees training and development; develops course agendas and secures internal resources, coaches, speakers, outside contractors and vendors as required. Performs needs assessment and research; works closely with company Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) or other designated individuals in order to ensure courses are realistic and applicable. Evaluates and analyzes the effectiveness of programs and provides strategic guidance as necessary to maximize learner performance. Prepares and present ideas and recommendations to colleagues and upper management as assigned. . Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in instructional design, organizational design, human resources or a related field. Master's degree preferred. Nine (9) years of work related experience that includes six years of professional administrative experience directly related to the talent development, human resources, training, organizational development and/or project management, including line supervisory or team leader responsibility and authority.Evidence of successful design and delivery of talent development and performance management programs. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience require of this position. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year to year basis up to a maximum of two years. KNOWLEDGE OF : Assessment and training techniques for talent development and performance management. Talent development and performance management interfaces within the employee lifecycle. Capabilities and applications of ERP, HRIS, LMS and other related information technology systems that support and integrate with the talent development and performance management. Talent development and performance management best and leading practices. HRIS and LMS systems interfaces with talent development and performance management processes and procedures. Laws, policies, and procedures related to talent development, performance management and human resources management. Basic knowledge of Lean for office and services and process improvement principles. Instructional design, curriculum development, human performance technology, training, adult learning theory, instructional strategy and methodology. Project management and practices, principals and application. Performance evaluation models and processes. Succession planning models, methodologies and processes. Budgetary concepts and procedures. SKILL IN: Advanced Instructional design, curriculum development, training delivery and project management skills. Advanced skills in group/process facilitation, provide feedback delivery, deliver stand-up training, and conduct change management initiatives. Advanced coaching and influencing skills. Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and PowerPoint Demonstrated personal drive and sense of urgency pushing self and others for results; delivers on results despite obstacles. Demonstrating and valuing differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices. Delegating projects and get work done through others. Preparing and presenting ideas and recommendations to colleagues, manager and direct reports with ample notice and preparation. Must possess a strategic focus and have the capacity to work in a hands-on manner. ABILITY TO : Ability to operate independently with minimal direction from manager. Identify and resolve operational and organizational problems. Provide leadership, vision, and direction to employees. Develop, implement and evaluate process improvement initiatives. Acquire additional training and knowledge of leading and best practices. Foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuing education and development in instructional and curriculum design, talent development, performance management, remote and web-based content delivery methods, learning management systems, project management subjects and techniques. Some positions may require special licenses and/or certifications. Related professional certifications, i.e. talent development, coaching, project management. Learning management systems, etc. preferred. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Some assignments require site visits and occasional travel. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% Oral Appraisal - 25% Work Product/Sample - 25% Total of Evaluation of TEP,Oral Appraisal & Work Product/Sample= 100% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Description The Information Technology Technician II is an intermediate level paraprofessional located in the Department of Innovation and Technology that supports or assists other Department of Innovation and Technology and City personnel who design, operate, and use automatic data processing systems applications and products. As an Information Technology Technician II, the supervisor, higher-grade Information Technology Technicians, higher-grade information technology professionals or other designated employee may provide standing instructions on recurring assignments by indicating what is to be done, applicable policies and procedures to follow, quality and quantity of work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments. In general, Information Technology Technicians perform four major functions: install and maintain hardware and software systems; maintain and repair equipment; set-up computer security measures; and troubleshoot and offer technical support. The work performed by an Information Technology Technician II primarily involves providing services or assistance to one or a mix of functional areas typically identified as security, network, systems, storage/backup, mobility, and desktop support. Information Technology Technician II assists Information Technology Specialists in collecting, organizing, and maintaining computer program documentation and manuals. As directed, Information Technology Technicians code programs, create flowcharts and diagrams, and perform other similar duties. Examples of Duties Assists with oversight of the daily performance of computer systems Operates a variety of standard office equipment such as a PC, printer, telephone, facsimile machine (fax), and copier to monitor systems and prepare documentation Performs other computer system support such as data entry and verification, assembly and preparation of computer programs for processing, and the review of output for accuracy and completeness Enters commands and observes system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors Understands and utilizes cloud computing and storage solutions to provide users and with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers Reviews property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Provides assistance in reviewing property sales utilizing the Detroit Property Inventory (DPI) System, which interfaces with the Equalizer System Sets up equipment for employee use, performs or ensures proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Installs and performs repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Maintains records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities Performs backup/recovery procedures on a daily basis Orders and inventories spare parts, including stripping surplus equipment for usable parts Confers with management and users, including Public Safety personnel, to assist in identifying trends and performing root cause analysis for systems problems Performs communications server administration such as establishing user and voicemail accounts, setting passwords, backups, and assigning access levels Trains users to use new or modified equipment Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software May be required to perform duties or provide support beyond normal work days for projects and supported system maintenance requirements Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Broad knowledge of information technology principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do intermediate level work such as: Standardized data processing rules, operations, and procedures enabling employees to resolve common or recurring problems or to perform standardized variations in work methods System control language that provides for devising run control streams according to general instructions and review of product specifications Languages and equipment in conducting system record searches to identify and/or resolve procedural errors, as well as programming language System hardware, software, and program capabilities and limitations for multi-programming systems operating in more than two partitions Terminology, codes, abbreviations, and graphics for preparing systems documentation or programs Program data contents, standardized jobs within programs, and methods for defining and retrieving non-standard data and reports Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Information systems/network security methods, including plan network implementation, system security, training, network administration, systems analysis, and emergency control center, for ensuring, protecting and resolving the security of information systems and network services A body of standardized regulations, requirements, procedures, and operations associated with clerical and technical duties related to business information technology systems administration Personal computer capabilities, the application of computer systems, and methods and techniques used to operate peripheral equipment and technology application in the cloud environment Property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Accounting principles and practices used in managing property sales The City of Detroit's intranet site for source data on parcels, Detroit Property Inventory (DPI) System, developed using .NET (ASP.Net and C#) with SQL Server as the backend database Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction Windows computer imaging and troubleshooting and network configuration and troubleshooting (wireless and wired) Symantec and other virus protection solutions Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Description The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV supervises a staff engaged in a wide range of systems administration functions including installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems. The incumbent performs work which leverages technology to provide business value through the deployment of emerging technologies and IT support services that meet business goals, reduce operating costs, and maximize efficiencies and effectiveness. Systems Administrators (Information Technology Specialists) understand and have knowledge of emerging technologies and their applications to business processes to design, develop, and manage systems that meet current and future business requirements at the City. The staff supervised includes a full range of clerical and administrative support as well as supervisory, professional, and technical staff. The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV participates with Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) Managers, the Director of Enterprise Technology Operations, or the Director of Public Safety and Cyber Security to provide exceptional and reliable IT systems support services, using various programs, procedures, and controls to ensure advanced computer system development, software and database architecture, network and operating security, systems functionality, and assure that management obtains maximum benefit from systems administrator resources. The incumbent monitors controls over the activities and programs of division personnel through accountability for the success of specific line or staff programs, monitoring the progress of the organization toward goals, and periodically evaluating and making appropriate adjustments. Subordinates include Supervisory Information Technology Specialists (Systems Administrators), Systems Administrators (Information Technology Specialists) and other professional and paraprofessional staff who interpret regulations on his/her own initiatives, apply new methods to resolve complex and/or intricate, controversial, or unprecedented issues and problems, and resolve most of the conflicts that arise. The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV develops and tracks useful performance metrics to measure activity. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV develops policies, procedures and programs by directing subordinate staff to: organize, install, and support an organization's computer systems, including local area networks, wide area networks, network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems; participate in the planning and execution of day-to-day administration activities associated with infrastructure, as well technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure; and prepare and present reports to management. Examples of Duties DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in overseeing the core technology infrastructure and connectivity Helps to supervise data centers, server and storage systems, email, web and other collaboration technologies and provide backup/restore, database administration services, authentication systems and support services for administrative systems Supervises the maintenance and administration of complex computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations Instructs subordinates to perform data backups and disaster recovery operations Oversees and advises on reviews, diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolutions as they pertain to hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and recommends that defective components be replaced when necessary Plans, coordinates, and supervises the implementation of network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware Ensures proper configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of email applications or virus protection software Monitors and reviews the performance of computer systems and networks, and supervises computer network access and use Oversees subordinates in designing, configuring, and testing computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software Directs subordinates to design, build, and configure servers in a Windows environment Provides expert subject matter knowledge and experience to advise on various systems issues and tasks, and to guide subordinate personnel Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future Recommends changes to managers and Executive team to improve systems and network configurations and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes Prepares and presents high-level summary reports to managers or Executive team; Convenes and recommends on ways to improve performance, increase efficiency, and minimize risk and systems failure Serves as a liaison to other external and internal organizations with a stake in computer systems activities; May serve as an expert witness in testimonies Supervises the training of users in computer system use Performs special projects and other duties as assigned GENERAL MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises a subordinate staff of supervisors, professionals and paraprofessionals Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees Evaluates performance of subordinates Gives advice, counsels, or instructions to individual employees on both work and administrative matters Interviews candidates for positions in his unit Makes recommendations for appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions; Hears and resolves complaints from employees Refers group grievances and the more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors Recommends minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands As needed, consults with specialists on training needs, and deciding on training problems related to the units supervised Identifies developmental and training needs of employees in consultation with the Chief Learning Officer Provides or makes provision for such development and training Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in computer science, information systems, programming, systems analysis, engineering, or other related field of study. Experience Four (4) years of professional experience in systems analysis, computer science engineering, or programming is required. Must have working experience with VMware, Active Directory, SCCM, and Storage Area Network. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Description SUMMARY : Under the executive appointment of the Mayor, the Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation provides general oversight, direction, and year-round programing of all activities within the Parks and Recreation Department. Management is done through both direct City Administration and agreements with community organizations and licensed concessioners. The City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing diverse, innovative recreational and cultural opportunities that enrich the lives of residents and visitors. The department provides services through 11 recreation centers, 4 golf courses, 3 cemeteries, 2 seasonal marinas, a swimming pool, splash pad and outdoor amphitheaters. The department also oversees programing and events at over 300 parks, over 160 playgrounds, 140 athletic fields, totaling 5,000 acres including specialized facilities as the Historic Fort Wayne, and Hart Plaza. The Deputy Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting year-round organized programs at all seasonal locations. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Serves as the single point of contact between the Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office. Maintains a master plan that is consistent with the vision, mission and goals of the Mayor and provides a clear vision of how the parks and recreation programs should grow in the future to meet the needs of City of Detroit residents and their families. Provides direction to the department's leadership staff by setting goals and holding them accountable in reaching their objectives through the use of departmental metrics. Establishes and implements operational policies, goals, and objectives for the department and ensures that public recreational programs are carried out according to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Analyzes relevant data including, but not limited to, statistics, cost and work reports to evaluate efficiency; develops plans and procedures to increase efficiency. Interacts with a variety of governmental, private sector and community groups to identify opportunities for public/private partnerships and alternative sources of funding to address City recreational needs. Builds community awareness of the City Parks and Recreation Centers while developing alliances with public, private and community partnerships. Interfaces with other City agencies to ensure that programs and activities are consistently aligned with other related City priorities and to ensure efficient and seamless provision of overlapping City services. Manages contracts with consultants, vendors and contractors related to the operations of facilities, parks, and athletic fields. Prepares the annual departmental budget; determines resources needed and financial requests; develops financial analytics, strategies and performance metrics to meet goals; monitors the financial operations for the department. When appropriate seeks additional capital and alternative funding for park projects and initiatives through local, state and federal grants and foundations. Collaborates with other departments on planning and designing capital improvement projects. Represents the department and the City in local and state-wide forums; makes presentation before various advisory committees, legislative, regulatory and community groups. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquires and complaints; recommend appropriate action to resolve complaints. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelor's degree with specialization in parks and recreation, public administration, business administration, business management, education administration, physical education or other potentially recreation related field. Five to ten years of high-level managerial experience in the coordination, management, budgeting, staffing and operation of large-scale year-round recreation and parks agencies, preferably in a municipal environment. Must have experience with strategic planning, centered on continuous improvement. Parks and Recreation Professional or Executive Certification Preferred. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 04, 2018
Description GENERAL JOB SUMMARY The Detroit Building Authority (DBA) respectfully requests resumes in order to establish a list of potential candidates for this open position. The Planning & Procurement Specialist position is intended for a recent college graduate with minimal professional experience who is looking for an historic opportunity to work with the largest blight elimination program in the nation. The Detroit Demolition Program is a cornerstone in Mayor Duggan's effort to revitalize the City of Detroit, and this position will serve an integral function in the Program. The Planning & Procurement Specialist will report to the Planning & Procurement Manager and will assist the Planning & Procurement Manager with all tasks related to the identification of demolition targets, the completion of any necessary due diligence and the procurement of contractors for the Detroit Demolition Program. Qualified candidates will possess a basic understanding of city governance and knowledge of Detroit's history, neighborhoods and planning environment. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :Assist the Planning & Procurement Manager in identifying and prioritizing demolition targets.Verify legal authority for demolition;Create Request for Proposals (RfP) or Request for Qualifications (RfQ);Track the execution of contract and issuance of Notice to Proceed, as necessary; Prioritize work for DTE service disconnection;Manage Supportive Services (removal of excess debris, de-watering flooded structures, etc.) for demolition;Work with Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to calculate hydrant permit fees and coordinate service disconnections, as necessary;Ensure proper notification of demolition to property owners, as necessary;Track all relevant data points regarding project planning and procurement activities;Organize and maintain all documentation related to planning and procurement activities for demolition targets;Perform other tasks, as directed Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in any discipline Associates Degree in any discipline with two years of professional experience in working with a local unit of government. Advanced communication (oral & written) skills; Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Basic knowledge of database management tools/systems; Valid State of Michigan Driver's License; Ability to conduct field investigations, as necessary; Knowledge of procurement procedures, preferred Supplemental Information ***THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION WITH NO BENEFITS **** Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! COME TO OUR JOB FAIR TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 ~ 2 PM - 7 PM NORTHWEST ACTIVITIES CENTER 18100 MEYERS, DETROIT, MI 48235 TO ATTEND YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS ONLINE APPLICATION AND REGISTER @https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-detroit-parks-and-recreation-department-job-fair-tickets-43862338435 Examples of Duties SUMMARY : Under general supervision, as a seasonal worker, organizes and directs the recreational activities at a playground or play center or assists in directing such activities at a recreation center. MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Organizes and directs free-play and planned group activities at a recreation site or facility. Organizes and gives instructions in team sports and group games. Runs field meets and sport days. Marks off playing field for games and maintains order. Ensures that equipment and apparatus are safe and properly used and prevents illegal or inappropriate behavior. Encourages participation in activities. Administers first aid. Ensures that grounds and equipment are being properly used. Ensures that groups or individuals have permits for use of playground, when required, and that spectators are not interfering with the players. Umpires sanctioned recreation championship games. Interprets rules of games, when required. Attends staff meetings. Maintains simple records and makes reports of activities. Assists professional recreation personnel in conducting programs and activities. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Education: At least two years of High School, High School Diploma or G.E.D. Completion of one year of college coursework in community recreation, physical education, or a related field preferred. Experience: One year of experience in conducting organized recreational activities or in some athletic or related activity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Rules and equipment for the more common group games. Purposes and goals of organized recreation work. First aid methods. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. Physical agility. ABILITY TO : Organize, teach and lead groups in various forms of directed recreational activities. Display understanding of and appropriate responses to childhood behavior. Administer first aid. Interact effectively with the public and children with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in promoting interest in recreational activities. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to all seasonal conditions. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of Detroit City Code. Subjects/Weights Interview: Pass/Fail Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 100% ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description The Detroit Police Department offers an extraordinary range of career options, from street patrol and investigations to advanced tactical units, crime analysis, community relations and more. The Detroit Police Department has it all for anyone who is seeking the full spectrum of being a law enforcement officer in a major city. James E. Craig, Chief of Police City of Detroit For more information on becoming a Detroit Police Officer please visit the link below and watch the DPD hiring/training experience video. http://www.detroitmi.gov/Police Examples of Duties A police officer shall be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, and the apprehension of criminals: A police officer is responsible for the detection, prevention, and suppression of crime (e.g., proactive policing, etc.); A police officer shall also be responsible for performing clerical duties as assigned by proper authority; and A police officer shall ensure that all required forms, logs, etc., that are created by the officer are properly completed. A police officer shall assume any other duties and responsibilities, which may be delegated by a superior officer or an entity with authority within the department. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Possess a valid Driver's License Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution U. S. Citizen No felony convictions **All applicants must attach a front and back copy of a valid Driver's License to their application** Supplemental Information ** All Out of State applicants must attach a copy of their Police Clearance and Department of Motor Vehicle Record to their application*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision, is in charge of the civil engineering design and preparation of plans and specifications for major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Plans and supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and drafting technicians engaged in performing fundamental civil engineering design and feasibility studies of alternate methods of solving specific civil engineering problems; and preparing detailed designs and plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for projects. Prepares plans and policies for carrying out work. Assigns, reviews and approves the work of subordinates. Instructs and advises workers on the more difficult phases of work. Designs, selects, and approves the major design features. Prepares the more important specifications. Investigates and analyzes construction methods used. Examines plans, specifications, and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, polices, and procedures. Prepares special studies and reports relative to matters such as alternate solutions and estimates of materials and costs. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Five years of experience in the design and preparation of plans for large municipal projects including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of TEP - 30% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF : Principals and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. SKILL IN : Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO : Plan and direct the activities of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draft technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work involves office, field and plant activities. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision, is in charge of the structural engineering design, construction and preparation of plans and specifications for major municipal structural engineering projects; manages the bridge inspections, and maintenance and capital improvement program for the division. Examples of Duties Supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draftsmen engaged in making fundamental structural engineering design studies, economic studies of alternate methods of solving specific structural engineering problems, preparing detailed designs, plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for municipal engineering projects including bridges and municipal infrastructures. Prepares plans and policies for completing work. Makes and reviews work assignments of subordinates. Conducts structural engineering investigations and studies, and prepares reports as required including remedial plans. Gives advice and instructions on the more difficult phases of the work. Designs, selects, and approves major design features. Prepares the more important specifications. Investigates and analyzes construction methods being used. Designs and prepares construction documents for steel, concrete, masonry and wood buildings and municipal infrastructures including bridges and transportation facilities. Examines plans, specifications and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, policies, and procedures. Prepares special studies and reports relative to such matters as alternate solutions and estimates materials and costs. Manages a variety of multiple projects, field assignments and project management duties asProject Engineer per MDOT and FHWA specifications and standards. Reviews and approves construction material, testing results and construction methods as necessary. Performs geotechnical reviews as necessary. Performs the function of Project Engineer for primarily structural related projects, but also for a variety of paving projects consistent with division work scope. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering. Graduate level courses or Master's degree in structural engineering is preferred. Five years of experience in the design and preparation of structural engineering plans and construction documents for large municipal projects, including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Current registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Michigan is required. Certification by the Michigan Department of Transportation for the inspection of bridges is preferred. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of TEP - 30% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF : Principles and methods of structural engineering design and construction. MDOT, FHWA and City specifications, standards and work practices. Equipment and materials used in structural engineering design projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. SKILL IN : Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Mechanical aptitude. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work related software such as MBIS database system, Field Manager project management software, Microstation and AutoCAD. Observation. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO : Analyze problems relating to structural engineering design and construction. Plan and direct the activities of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draftsmen. Use various structural engineering analysis and design programs. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual structural engineering design problems Interact effectively with subordinates and other departmental personnel. . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work involves office, field and plant activities. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description The Inspector is responsible for the execution of contractor construction services for major and smaller projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Review and interpret plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provide detailed information of factors or issues that may affect construction projects. Maintain quality control standards by assuring inspection and field or laboratory testing of all construction materials, supplies and equipment used on construction projects. Prepare daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. Advise and assist the engineer in refining requests, securing corrections to defective work, errors and omissions in the design to avoid a non-compliance report. Attend construction meetings. Monitor work schedules to determine progress and prepare estimates for contract payments. Ensure safety regulations are enforced on construction sites. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE). A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: ? Water distribution and wastewater collection processes, equipment and systems ? Principles and practices of engineering and construction management ? Safety regulations such as OSHA, MIOSHA, and other applicable local and state codes, rules and policies ? Construction specifications, standards and materials testing requirements ? Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Conduct precise observations Prepare clear and accurate reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematics Maintain regular and reliable attendance Provide training and evaluation as a subject matter expert on technical topics Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED Two (2) years of construction management experience in relation to a water treatment facility and distribution system EPA Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Certification EPA Lead Abatement Certification MIOSHA Confined Space Certification MDEQ Soil Erosion & Soil Control Certification ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to climb, bend, twist, kneel, carry, stack, hit, push, pull and other efforts requiring considerable physical strength. This position also requires the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods of time, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms, detect abnormal equipment sounds, visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night. Employees will be required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; perform scaffold, confined space, elevated and underground work. This position is also required to pass a maximum exercise tolerance test and pulmonary function test to demonstrate the ability to work under a minimum air pressure of twenty (20) pounds. Employees will also be required to pass a bio-mechanical physical and vision test, yearly baseline physical and fit test for respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate equipment. Environmental Working Requirements: Work performed at the plants or in a field environment. This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work may be performed near open water, dusty areas, and systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive,heat producing and potentially explosive. Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas that require respiratory protection and personal protective equipment (PPE), and under slippery and wet conditions. Valid Michigan Driver's License May be required to provide own vehicle for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis Ability to work irregular hours, commute to DWSD facilities and work sites Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! COME TO OUR JOB FAIR TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 ~ 2 PM - 7 PM NORTHWEST ACTIVITIES CENTER 18100 MEYERS, DETROIT, MI 48235 TO ATTEND YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS ONLINE APPLICATION AND REGISTER @https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-detroit-parks-and-recreation-department-job-fair-tickets-43862338435 Examples of Duties SUMMARY : Under general supervision, monitors water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool or beach. MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Monitors swimming activities and responds to problem situations. Administers first aid. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects patrons for infectious skin diseases and cleanliness of body. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Assists/instructs individuals learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pools. Enforces beach rules and regulations. Ensures the cleanliness of assigned areas, including, but not limited to the pool, first aid room, and guard's room. Issues bathing suits, towels and lockers. Cleans foot basins and refills with clean water. Ensures that the beach is clear of debris. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Education: High School graduation or GED. Experience: One year of experience as a lifeguard preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Resuscitation and lifesaving methods. Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate. Candidates considered for placement in this classification must Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes in the following order within the standard time set by the City of Detroit Recreation Department: 200 yards front crawl, using rhythmic breathing, having a stabilizing and propellant kick. 100 yards breaststroke, using pull, breath, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards front crawl 100 yards breaststroke Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification. Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools or a beach. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED. Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) License and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credits: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. _____________________________________________________________________________ The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) license and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks. Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles. Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties Perform construction administration tasks for municipal engineering projects. Prepare plans, drawings, specifications and detailed computations for municipal engineering projects. Prepare requests for proposals and evaluate proposals for consultant contracts. Evaluate bids for construction contracts. Attend construction meetings. Assist with field and design issues on construction of projects. Review and enforce consultant work and responses. Participate and review all site surveys. Oversee and devise testing related to proper maintenance and operation of equipment. Assist management with engineering reports and other correspondence. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. KNOWLEDGE OF : Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management Project Management ArcGIS and basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO : Devise solutions to engineering problems Manage multiple projects Use advanced technology Prepare clear, accurate and comprehensive reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Develop and understand critical path methodology/scheduling Provide operational support ABILITY TO : Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematic drawings Conduct precise observations Plan, manage and administer the engineering function Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Make complex arithmetic computations Read and interpret schematics Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with the team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Work independently and lead multi-disciplined teams Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering or related engineering field with specialization in stormwater management projects analysis and design. Master's degree in related field preferred Engineering and construction management experience preferred Experience in landscape architecture and planning. Experience in the preparation of NPDES Permit application for stormwater management projects. Experience with AutoCAD and engineering design software for stormwater management projects. Experience conducting hydraulic and/or hydrologic and water quality modeling studies using public domain tools (particularly SWMM) strongly preferred. Experience with EPA, state, or municipal water resources or GSI projects. Must be proficient in the use of standard word processing, spreadsheet, database, GIS software, and other Microsoft Office applications Supplemental Information ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to climb, bend, twist, carry, stack, push, pull and other efforts requiring considerable physical strength. This position also requires the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods of time, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms, detect abnormal equipment sounds, visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night. Employees will be required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; perform scaffold, confined space, elevated and underground work. Employees will also be required to pass a vision test, yearly baseline physical and fit test for respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate equipment. Environmental Working Requirements: Work is performed at the plants or in a field environment. This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work may be performed near open water and systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive, heat producing and potentially explosive. Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areasthat require respiratory protection and personal protective equipment (PPE), and under slippery and wet conditions. Other Requirements: Valid Michigan Driver's License Ability to work irregular hours, to commute to DWSD facilities and work sites THE WAY WE WORK The Employees of DWSD.... Work and accept responsibility to search for, create and execute new and innovative approaches to improve the performance of DWSD's services and objectives Assist external and internal customers to serve their needs and take responsibility for continuously improving customer service Foster meaningful interaction among people through the exchange of information to produce understanding Continuously develop and use effective strategies and interpersonal styles to engage and guide others towards the accomplishment of identified objectives and goals in the best interest of the City and community Consistently work toward the common good of the organization and encourage others to do the same Conduct themselves at all times in a professionally appropriate and respectful manner in accordance with the DWSD Common Behaviors Apply the proper safety/security practices according to established protocols, guidelines and policies _________________________________________________________________________________ The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Employees in this class are required to undergo alcohol and drug screening and are subject to a criminal background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision, prepares civil engineering designs and specifications for the more difficult and less routine phases of major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Analyzes project scope. Reviews and evaluates field conditions and data. Develops and designs engineering solutions. Manages preparation of engineering construction plans. Ensures construction is in conformance with plans, specifications, budget, codes and applicable standards. Manages and interprets construction projects and plans. Creates project documents. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Oversees, supervises, and inspects work of contractors or other city workforce, as needed. Manages and supervises inspectors and other staff assigned to projects. Determines work priorities. Reviews work prepared by other team members. Instructs, counsels, mentors, and advises project team and subordinates on assignments and difficult tasks to see that work is performed satisfactorily to meet expected standards. Consults with supervisor on work assignments and personnel matters such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions and grievances. Initiates and directs training of subordinates and colleagues. Represents the department/division with individual or groups of citizens, public agencies or with private groups. Prepares and evaluates requests for proposal for consultant services, specialized services and other material used by the department/division. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Completion of some coursework in construction management is preferred. Three years of experience in designing and preparing specifications for civil engineering projects. One year of experience in civil engineering field work is preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Evaluation of TEP - 20% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Construction methods as applied to municipal engineering. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. City of Detroit and Michigan Department of Transportation standards and specifications. Michigan Department of Transportation's Field Manager software system. Federal Highway Administration rules and regulations. SKILL IN: Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work-related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO: Plan and direct the activities of a small group of subordinate engineers and Drafting Technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design and construction methods. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: