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45 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 14, 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 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 LINUX 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 3+ years Supervisory experience Experience with Cloud email solutions, Symantec and other virus protection solutions ExperiencewithVirtual environments using VMware; Oracle Applications (i.e. EBS and Cloud) Strong experience with Microsoft SQL Databases Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 14, 2018
Description Under general supervision, is responsible for the administrative routine involved in specialized and diversified clerical and office work; supervises a group of clerical employees engaged in general office or administrative activities; and performs semi-specialized administrative assignments. Examples of Duties Directs the clerical and other activities of an office staff engaged in maintaining automated and manual records and providing clerical support services for the department. Supervises a group of clerical employees engaged in a specialized or administrative process or activity or the general office activities of a large organization. Performs difficult and responsible general clerical and office work. Performs specialized assignments requiring extensive knowledge of the departmental mission, processes, policies, and procedures. Assists in the preparation of the division's budget. Prepares correspondence in response to inquiries and complaints. Initiates new office procedures. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. Preferably, completion of two (2) years of college coursework in business and/or public administration or a related field. Three (3) years of experience performing semi-specialized and non-routine clerical, office or administrative work including supervisory experience. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 70% Evaluation of T.E.P. Q: P/F or OC: 30% Domicile Credit: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15 points All Candidates Must Submit a Cover Letter and an Updated Resume INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED KNOWLEDGE OF : Accounting and personnel terms, methods, and practices. Office work, terms, and equipment. Basic business and statistical concepts. SKILL IN : Performing semi-specialized and non-routine clerical, office or administrative work. Use of personal computers, common office word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Supervising and directing the work of others. Oral and written communication. Use of office equipment. ABILITY TO : Supervise, train and instruct a moderately large group of employees. Learn City data management systems such as DRMS, LEIN or NCIC. Perform very difficult or responsible clerical and office work. Interact effectively with the public and subordinates with tact and diplomacy. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Organize and prioritize work. Demonstrate resourcefulness and initiative in work performance. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: NONE 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: 7/29/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 14, 2018
Description The Director of Detroit Animal Care and Control (DACC) is the senior leader of DACC, planning, organizing, managing, and supervising all aspects of the DACC. Under general supervision of the Associate Director, Population Health, the Director of Animal Care & Control will ensure that field and shelter services are well-coordinated, effective, efficient, and in compliance with City of Detroit, State, and Federal regulations, as well as industry best practice. The Director will be responsible to ensure public safety, safe and humane sheltering, community education, and enforcement best practices are being implemented at all times. The Director will strategically plan for appropriate staffing to meet organizational and City goals, and ensure policies and procedures are in place and being followed. The ability to coach people effectively to execute strategy and assignments in a timely fashion is required. The area of responsibility is wide, requiring competencies and knowledge of animal care and control best practices and various operational and administrative areas including Human Resources, Employee Relations, Budget and Finance, Information Technology, Facilities, enforcement of State statutes and City ordinances, and effective community engagement. The ideal candidate must be a proficient multi-tasker, possess exemplary leadership skills, be able to prioritize and redirect, and effectively lead in a diverse workplace. The ability to be quick thinking with outstanding problem solving and decision making skills is a must. The Director must also have the ability to forecast and make recommendations to the Associate Director, Population Health and Health Department senior leadership that will safeguard and augment DACC activities to secure long-term success. S/he must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing with multiple stakeholders, including the Mayor's Office, City Council, other City of Detroit agencies, nonprofits, and external stakeholders. Experience in animal sheltering, animal control, and policy development is required. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The successful candidate must possess a professional demeanor, be outgoing and comfortable in a variety of social situations, including public relations, media events, community meetings and other events where s/he is representing DACC. Further, this individual also must have the following attributes: Operates with a high level of professionalism while instilling a high level of public confidence. Must be able to meet and deal with the public and public officials in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Experienced in facilitating a strong culture of openness, integrity, and employee engagement. Outstanding ability to work effectively in teams of diverse people and organizations. Gives people opportunities to grow and achieve. Promotes collaboration and teamwork. Champions new ideas. Trains and promotes from within where possible. Experience in building effective relationships with community leaders. Works in conjunction with key stakeholders in the implementation of comprehensive strategies. Proven track record in fundraising. Excellent attention to detail and follow through. Demonstrated excellence in verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to lead projects and prepare final reports to DHD Senior Leadership, Mayor's Office, City Council, funders, and community stakeholders. Ability to work in a fast paced environment while providing deliverables as assigned. Ability to adapt to change quickly with a positive outlook. Excellent project management skills. Highly self-motivated and directed. The successful candidate must possess a demonstrated knowledge of organizational and financial procedures for governmental agencies; a creative and dynamic approach to developing and nurturing community partnerships and fundraising opportunities; demonstrated skills in ensuring human resource excellence; and strong leadership abilities. Community Outreach Develop relationships that further DACC's mission, enhances its public image, and results in increased partnerships. Serves as DACC's primary spokesperson in the community, in conjunction with DHD Senior Leadership. Establish and maintain relationships with community leaders, civic organizations, government officials, potential funders, other key stakeholders, and various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the DACC mission. Responsible for the enhancement of DACC's image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and non-profit organizations. Establish and nurture professional relationships in support of the organization's events, major activities, and fundraising. Financial Performance and Viability Responsible for the fiscal integrity of DACC, including working with the DACC Deputy Director to submit a proposed annual budget and regular financial monitoring, which accurately reflect the financial condition of DACC. Responsible for setting direction and goals for fiscal management that operates within the approved budget, ensures efficient and effective resource utilization, and maintenance of DACC in a positive financial position. Responsible for fundraising, as approved by DHD Senior leadership, and developing other resources necessary to support the organization's mission. Oversee DACC Deputy Director's management of financial operations, including the development of productive relationship with City of Detroit Office of Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). Take responsibility to ensure a balanced budget is developed and attained. Ensure DACC meets or exceeds standards for contracting and procurement timing performance. Organization Mission and Strategy Responsible for implementation of organization's programs and services that carry out the organization's mission. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that DACC can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future. Work closely with the DHD Associate Director, Population Health, to develop short and long-term strategies which ensures public safety, increases adoptions, improves animal care, encourages spaying and neutering, and helps pets stay with their responsible caretakers. Partners with DACC Deputy Director to ensure effective administration of operations. Human Resources Set and direct DACC Human Resources strategy, in conjunction with DACC Deputy Director City of Detroit HR department. Liaise with other City of Detroit agencies to ensure strong collaborative relationships. Develop and ensure culture of positive team morale and active staff engagement. Set and monitor defined objectives for performance, standards for evaluation and continuous feedback. Facilities Oversee and manage DACC Deputy Director's management of the DACC facility. Ensure positive relationships with City of Detroit General Services Department (GSD). Represent the DHD with external and internal stakeholders. Information Technology Oversee DACC Deputy Director's management of IT resources to ensure DACC information technology needs are met. Other Other duties assigned by the Associate Director, Population Health or DHD Director. Minimum Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidate will have experience in a senior level leadership position within an Animal Care & Control facility, including demonstrated experience working with organizational, political and community leaders, and front line staff. JOB PREREQUISITES: Must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. Must have a Michigan driver's license and have access to a car throughout the workday. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TRAINING Completion of Emergency Preparedness training to include, but not limited to FEMA ISC 100, 200, 700 and 800 and others as required by department staff. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: The position will supervise the Deputy Director, Veterinarian, and others positions as defined by Associate Director, Population Health and DHD Director. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Additional responsibilities as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in related field is required. Five or more years' experience leading an animal care and control department of similar size and/or complexity is required. Supplemental Information POSITION COMPETENCIES: Analytical/Assessment Skills Describes factors affecting the health of a community (e.g., equity, income, education, environment) Integrates findings from quantitative and qualitative data into organizational plans and operations (e.g., strategic plan, quality improvement plan, professional development) Assesses assets and resources that can be used for improving the health of a community (e.g., Boys & Girls Clubs, public libraries, hospitals, faith-based organizations, academic institutions, federal grants, fellowship programs) Policy Development/Program Planning Develops strategies for continuous quality improvement Communication Skills Ensures that the literacy of populations served (e.g., ability to obtain, interpret, and use health and other information; social media literacy) is reflected in the organization's policies, programs, and services Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency (e.g., using age-appropriate materials, incorporating images) Evaluates approaches for disseminating public health data and information (e.g., social media, newspapers, newsletters, journals, town hall meetings, libraries, neighborhood gatherings) Conveys data and information to professionals and the public using a variety of approaches (e.g., reports, presentations, email, letters, testimony, press interviews) Communicates the roles of governmental public health, health care, and other partners in improving the health of a community Cultural Competency Skills Describes the concept of diversity as it applies to individuals and populations (e.g., language, culture, values, socioeconomic status, geography, education, race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, profession, religious affiliation, mental and physical abilities, historical experiences) Describes the diversity of individuals and populations in a community Recognizes the ways diversity influences policies, programs, services, and the health of a community Advocates for the diversity of individuals and populations being addressed in policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community Takes measures to support a diverse public health workforce Community Dimensions of Practice Skills Ensures that community members are engaged to improve health in a community (e.g., input in developing and implementing community health assessments and improvement plans, feedback about programs and services) Ensures that community input is used for developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving policies, programs, and services Financial Planning and Management Skills Ensures that programs are managed within current and projected budgets and staffing levels (e.g., sustaining a program when funding and staff are cut, recruiting and retaining staff) Establishes teams for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., considering the value of different disciplines, sectors, skills, experiences, and perspectives; determining scope of work and timeline) Motivates personnel for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., participating in teams, encouraging sharing of ideas, respecting different points of view) Oversees the use of evaluation results to improve program and organizational performance Leadership and Systems Thinking Ensures continuous improvement of individual, program, and organizational performance (e.g., mentoring, monitoring progress, adjusting programs to achieve better results) Advocates for the role of public health in providing population health services Disclaimer: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO:adamsal@detroitmi.gov Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 13, 2018
Description The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer III is an experienced level information technology professional located in the Department of Innovation and Technology that maintains, modifies or uses GIS databases, performs custom application development and provides user support. As a GIS Developer III, work is independently planned and carried out in conformance with accepted policies and practices. The GIS Developer III adheres to instructions, policies, and guidelines and exercises judgment to resolve commonly encountered work problems and deviations. The work performed by GIS Developers primarily involves designing and improving the GIS database, coordinating updates and changes while ensuring accuracy and completeness. GIS Developers work with related software and programs to create and maintain data and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data. GIS Developers provide technical customer support to internal and external users and provides training and mentoring on advanced skills and mapping techniques such as editing, quality control, geocoding, data conversion, and error reconciliation. Examples of Duties Designs or prepares complex graphic representations of GIS data, using more advanced GIS hardware or software applications Analyzes extensive GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data Designs or coordinates the development of integrated GIS spatial or non-spatial databases; Maintains or modifies existing GIS databases Enters data into GIS databases, using techniques such as coordinate geometry, keyboard entry of tabular data, manual digitizing of maps, scanning or automatic conversion to vectors, or conversion of other sources of digital data Reviews existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation Performs advanced geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis, using advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation, or cartography software Selects cartographic elements needed for effective presentation of information Maintains a high-level understanding of City Master Plan amendments, zoning and land use regulations, and architectural design standards Incorporates substantial knowledge and expertise of planning data (census, demographic) into work product as applicable Develops presentations to be released to the public for community input Provides advanced technical support to users regarding the maintenance, development, or operation of GIS databases, equipment, or applications Develops applications documentation, user training materials, and quality control procedures Trains users in the use of GIS and related software, workstations, printers, and plotters, digitizing tablets and tables, and GIS networking systems Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Collecting and analyzing pertinent data; utilizing a geographical database as applicable; and documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information A variety of programming languages, databases, and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms Installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment Preparing clear and concise technical reports, recommendations, and presentations Delivering public presentations using GIS data and graphics Diagnosing technology applications capabilities and requirements in order to resolve operational problems Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions The use of relational and distributed database technology Use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software packages) in order to prepare presentations, write letters and memorandums Use of Excel (e.g. Formulas, Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, other functions, charts and tables) functionality in order to analyze data and present data on technology operations Use of large complex, multi-departmental systems, and demonstrate the knowledge required to interpret resulting reports and summaries Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Ability to: Apply the principles, practices and techniques of systems programming to the installation, modification and maintenance of databases, and operating and telecommunication systems Maintain multiple information technology systems that may have different databases and use different programming languages and operating systems Evaluate, test, implement, and support new network systems Research, develop, design, implement, and maintain complex operating systems Work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of such data and information Use project management methods, principles, and tools (software) to schedule projects and monitor progress Provide technical advice / guidance to management for system use, i.e., capacity and resource utilization Create models, diagrams, or visuals to illustrate enterprise architecture direction Make decisions based on factual data and to evaluate the progress or success of systems Provide information technology-related advice and assistance to technical and non-technical individuals at all levels of the City Understand and explain technical terms and concepts in a non-technical manner Read and interpret technical manuals used in the assembly, installation, repair, and operation of personal computers and data communications equipment Work with multiple priorities under time constraints Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events) Develop training methods, procedures, and materials Effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs Interact effectively with senior leadership, department personnel, vendors, and others with tact and diplomacy Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Speak clearly so others can understand you Work as part of a team Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 09, 2018
Description The Field Liaison will work for the Detroit Building Authority under the direction of the Director and/or his designee. The Field Liaison is responsible for daily monitoring and interaction with various contractors performing all aspects of demolition activities for the City of Detroit and the Detroit Land Bank Authority. The Field Liaison also will respond to citizen inquiries in the field. Examples of Duties The major duties that comprises the Field Liaison's duties are as follows. Report to a Field Supervisor who reports to the Quality and Assurance Manager Regularly monitor all aspects of pre and post demolition activity to ensure full compliance with protocols in: The demolition contract / scope of service as well as any other contracts and scopes of services which may be implemented as part of the pre and post demolition process Knowledge of the City Code, specifically 290-H Knowledge of all applicable State Law and Federal Law Respond to citizens' complaints as directed by the Field Supervisor or his/her designee and investigate them. The Field Liaison shall be able to evaluate the complaint as it pertains to the scope of service of the contractor and work with the contractor to mitigate the situation. If the situation cannot be mitigated, then the Field Liaison must be able to document the complaint by photos and written documentation and forward the information to the Field Supervisor. Follow up activity with the citizen and or contractor will also be required. Survey property conditions and prepare reports as requested to include photos Field Liaison has the authority to stop work on the site in the occurrence of non- compliance with the demolition scope of service or other scope or scope of service as requested and shall record, document (written, photos, etc), and report the parties responsible for the non-compliance. Prepare both daily and investigative reports as required Monitor city email account throughout work day Use Salesforce software Read reports and interrupt data/information and take required action(s) based on report Investigate and document as requested any situation/condition/etc as requested or found while working via photos and written narrative as requested Attend Appeal Board hearing or other hearings as requested and be prepared to present facts and respond to questions Operate a computer and / or laptop with basic knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, etc) Work outside in all four seasons to include during inclement weather Operate a motor vehicle as part of daily activity Report issues found throughout the city with the Improve Detroit application Attend various meetings as requested Accept and complete various assignments as assigned and in a professional and timely manner Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Income Tax Clearances, as required by the City of Detroit Accounts Receivables Clearance, as required by the City of Detroit Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 70% Evaluation of T.E.P. QL: P/F or OC: 30% KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES One or more years of construction knowledge and experience is preferred. A person is expected to have problem solving ability, planning and organizing capabilities, decisiveness, communication skills both written and verbal, direction capabilities, self-motivation, These will be used daily in both in the field and in administrative work as it pertains to the field work PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS Field liaisons will make contact with demolition contractors and residents in the field. Contact will also be made with demolition contractors at various meetings. PURPOSE OF CONTACTS Contacts with the demolition contractors and residents will be made regarding demolition activities PHYSICAL DEMANDS Physical activity will consist of normal daily activity levels such as walking, sitting, and driving, WORK ENVIRONMENT Fieldwork includes exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather conditions and indoor exposure to residential, commercial or industrial property in various conditions and stages of repair or construction. Customer contacts require neat and clean appearance. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS Work is assigned and reviewed by the field supervisor and/or superiors Work is to be completed as required to meet the direction of the field supervisor and the responsibilities listed above SCOPE AND EFFECT To ensure that demolition activities performed by contractors efficiently eliminate vacant, blighted, and hazardous structures in the City of Detroit, while protecting the health of community residents, workers and natural resources The purpose of this work is to improve the neighborhoods in a lasting and meaningful way and, thereby, improve the quality of life for Detroiters REQUIRED SUBMITTAL INFORMATION: The following documents are REQUIRED for consideration: Cover Letter Updated Resume ~ THIS POSITION IS A CONTRACT POSITION ~ City Paid Holidays & 10 Vacation Days No Additional Benefits or Sick Time Available 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. Essential duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 04, 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 KNOWLEDGE OF: Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management Project Management 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 Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering Engineering and construction management experience preferred E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 04, 2018
Description Be a Part of the City You Love! From the rich history that is full of firsts and great innovation, to the unique culture, to the extraordinary experiences - there are countless reasons to love Detroit. The City of Detroit employs over 8,000 employees committed to serving the residents and businesses of Detroit. Our employees make a real difference with the work they do every day and have a hand in shaping the future of the city. Join us at the City of Detroit to discover the excitement and rewards of working for a vibrant city and enjoy the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Detroit a great place to live, work, and play. The excitement of being located downtown Detroit adds an extra element to the atmosphere for going to work. The City Of Detroit offers staff many opportunities to help drive positive social impacts in our communities all while servicing the citizens. The rebuilding & rebirth of Detroit is happening now! Position Summary This position is responsible for the daily administrative operation of the City of Detroit defined benefit, defined contribution and deferred compensation retirement plans and programs, as well as, post-retirement benefits. The Deferred Compensation Supervisor must be aware of the policies and procedures regarding the effective administration and compliance required by the City of Detroit, State of Michigan and federal laws and regulations. This position reports through the Director - Labor Relations. Examples of Duties Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for executing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Accomplishes Deferred Compensation Benefits objectives by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions and adhering to policies and procedures. Assist management in developing and implementing new operational procedures to accommodate legislative changes. Collects and analyzes data in order to develop and present detailed reports to management on various operational matters including statistical reports. Compiles statistical data, prepares reports, and completes City, federal, and state and local, governmental surveys to fulfill reporting requirements. Maintains and updates deferred compensation benefits procedural manuals. Makes oral presentations regarding deferred compensation benefit programs. Manages complex special benefits projects. Manages and monitors business processes and workflow to ensure quality and timeliness of work product and resulting service to employees and management. Oversees the enrollment process for employees. Researches and resolves employee and retiree complaints and issues involving deferred compensation. Reviews current and pending legislation to determine its applicability to employee deferred compensation benefit programs. Work involves responsibility for monitoring, researching, compiling, and evaluating data and information related to employee deferred compensation benefits programs, and assuring compliance with various City, state and federal laws, codes and regulations. Works with outside parties in the area of benefits contracts and serves as liaison to deferred compensation benefits providers. Minimum Qualifications What you need to bring Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Human Resources, Labor Relations, or related field. Must have a minimum of two to three (2-3) years of direct retirement benefit experience in roles of increasing responsibility. Knowledge of City, federal and state laws and trends applicable to deferred compensation employee benefit programs including benefit calculations. We prefer you also bring: Four to five (4-5) years of direct experience in administering retirement benefits Knowledge of deferred compensation plans, related investments and the regulatory framework in which they operate CEBS Certification The Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF) Certificate Tax-Exempt & Governmental Plan Administration Certificate 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 TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 03, 2018
Description The Supervisory Web Developer IV supervises a staff engaged in a wide range of basic Internet/Intranet support functions including designing web pages and applications, developing and supporting content, and updating sites. 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. Web Developers 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 Web Developer IV participates with Web Developer Managers and Supervisors, as well as the Director of Enterprise Technology Operations to provide exceptional and reliable web systems support services, using various programs, procedures, and controls to ensure proper management of core technology infrastructure and connectivity, sound maintenance of web technologies, reliable and preventative network security, seamless web functionality, and assure that management obtains maximum benefit from web developer 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 Web Developers, Web Developers and other professional and paraprofessional staff who interpret regulations on his/her own initiative, 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 Web Developer IV develops and tracks useful performance metrics to measure activity. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Supervisory Web Developer IV develops policies, procedures and programs by directing subordinate staff to: plan, design, develop, test, implement, and manage the City's Internet and Intranet activities, including managing, creating, or integrating with web-based applications that will enable new tasks/processes or streamline existing tasks/processes; build web applications and user experiences to change the way people perceive and interact with the City of Detroit; and contribute technical guidance during implementations of new systems or applications and play a key role in management and maintenance of the City' website. Examples of Duties Supervises the design, build, and maintenance of City websites Oversees the development of complex guidelines for page and site design and configuration Directs subordinates to perform or direct website updates and ensure effective system performance Monitors subordinates in the writing, design, or editing of web page content Confers with higher-grade DoIT management personnel to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop criteria, or choose solutions Ensures subordinates perform back-up of files from websites to local directories for instant recovery in the event an issue arises Advises on problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback and recommends actions to correct problems or refers problems to appropriate management personnel for correction Instructs subordinates to evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems Maintains an expert understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups Supervises the integration of the Internet/web technology with existing or new enterprise applications, databases, client/server systems, and other platforms Oversees test plans, routines, and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic real-world usages, i.e. all external interfaces and all browser and device types, etc. Reviews reports access and performance statistics prepared by subordinates Monitors the development of databases that support web applications and websites Directs subordinates to design and write supporting code for web applications or websites Independently oversees and evaluates websites using site traffic and trends, latest research, and best practices to identify improvement opportunities Serves as a liaison to internal and external agencies; Quickly addresses web development issues and daily operational issues identified by end users, identifying the problem and taking the necessary corrective action, either on own initiative or with subordinate DoIT personnel Advises on systems problems; Recommends on and implements ways to improve controls, minimize risk, reduce problems, and ultimately improve performance and efficiency Prepares high-level summary reports for managers and Executive team detailing operations, financials, strategy, and problematic issues Identifies and implements opportunities for public-private collaboration in using Internet-based technology to increase the efficiency of City business Supervises the designs, prototypes, and deployment of user experience and user interaction concepts for Internet and/or Intranet applications used by City staff, partners, and the general public Oversees website and web application performance tuning and optimization to increase scalability and throughput, minimizing front-end and back-end server load, end user perceived latency, page weight, etc. 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 7+ years full stack Software Development experience 3+ Supervisingthe integration of the Internet/web technology with existing or new enterprise applications, databases, client/server systems, and other platforms Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 03, 2018
Description The Public Safety Mobile Technician IV is an advanced 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 a Public Safety Mobile Technician IV, the supervisor, higher-grade information technology professional or other designated employee assigns work with standing instructions on objectives, priorities, and deadlines, and provides guidance for unusually involved situations. The work performed by Public Safety Mobile Technicians 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. Public Safety Mobile Technicians provide mobile support to users through training on new and modified equipment, maintaining networks, and providing technical and functional advice to users. Some Public Safety Mobile Technicians perform installation, monitoring, and maintenance of radios (800 MHz radio equipment) and other technological systems for Public Safety. Public Safety Mobile Technicians assist Information Technology Specialists in collecting, organizing, and maintaining computer program documentation and manuals. As directed, Public Safety Mobile Technicians code programs, create flowcharts and diagrams, and perform other similar duties. Examples of Duties Consults with other DoIT personnel and City agencies on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance Monitors the preparation of reports or correspondence concerning project specifications, activities, or status Coordinates the management of data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements Evaluates and selects computer hardware and software; helps stage, install, and maintain systems; troubleshoots compatibility and connectivity problems Assists system users on systems and equipment; provides lead technical and functional advice to users as needed including, but not limited to 800 MHz radio equipment Responds to user email inquiries or sets up automated systems to send responses Oversees the training of new users to use new or modified equipment Maintains networks by performing activities such as file addition, deletion, or backup 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 Monitors ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software Operates a variety of standard office equipment such as a PC, printer, telephone, facsimile machine (fax), and copier to monitor systems and prepare documentation Oversees 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 Serves as the first point of contact for support to City agencies for local area network operational issues including terminal malfunctions, connectivity issues, and other computer software or hardware operational issues; Quickly addresses daily operational issues identified by end users, identifying the problem and taking the necessary corrective action, either on own initiative or with higher-level DoIT personnel Understands and utilizes complex cloud computing and storage solutions to provide users and with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers Develops, in conjunction with Information Technology Specialists, the content for training materials and procedures for the Chief Learning Officer Monitors maintenance for records of daily data communication transactions, problems, and remedial actions taken, or installation activities Sets up highly technical equipment for employee use, coordinates with lower-level technicians to ensure proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Provides oversight to the most difficult repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Required to perform duties or provide support beyond normal work days for projects and supported system maintenance requirements Performs backup/recovery procedures on a daily basis Oversees the training of new users to use new or modified equipment 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 Ensures the continual operations of the radio systems and communications equipment, and the immediate readiness of the associated backup/redundant systems Refers major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors for service Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications In-depth practical knowledge of information technology principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do advanced level work such as: Wireless communication, including 802.11x, 800 MHz, and cellular networks Mobile workforce, including laptop and tablet configuration, maintenance, and provisioning Vehicle up-fitting and electronic installation LINUX environments, including how to design, build, and configure servers Working in a virtual environment using VMware P25 800 MHz trunking systems; basic troubleshooting of mobile and prep radios; programming of 800 MHz radios with CPS software Service monitors for alignment and tuning of subscribers Fundamental data processing methods, practices, and techniques in work involving development, test, implementation, and modification of computer programs and operating procedures Data content and output options for a variety of administrative, scientific, and/or technical program applications that are processed on any of several multi-program operating systems City purchasing, contract approval, human resources, and/or budgeting policies, procedures and processes in order to assist higher-level staff in devising strategies and approaches with the introduction of technology applications 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 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
Jul 03, 2018
Description The Office of Treasury is seeking to fill an Auditor III position. The Auditor III position applies professional accounting and auditing knowledge, standards and principles, laws, and regulations while performing functions including, but not limited to: examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the financial condition and operating results of an activity; analyzing work related to the developing and executing audit policies and programs; conducting activities related to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse; conducting in-person, telephone, and on-site investigative interviews; preparing audit reports; and recommending corrective action plans. An Auditor III also determines, educates, and advises on the Federal tax liability of individual and business taxpayers. Examples of Duties The Auditor III with a specialization in tax audits performs a variety of accounting functions including but not limited to: Obtains and compares tax data reported to the Internal Revenue Service with that reported to Detroit to identify businesses that may not be reporting business done within the City; Sends notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent, imposes payment deadlines on delinquent taxpayers, and monitors payments to ensure that deadlines are met; Notifies taxpayers of any overpayment or underpayment, and either issues a refund or requests further payment; Contacts taxpayers by mail, telephone, or on-site to address discrepancies, and to request supporting documentation; Provides customer assistance in examinations by explaining issues involving such matters as accounting and its applicability to tax law and regulations, prevention of future delinquencies, and appeal rights; Conducts independent audits and investigations of income tax returns to verify information or to amend tax liabilities; Investigates claims of inability to pay taxes by researching court information for the status of liens, mortgages, or financial statements, or by locating assets through third parties; Makes adjustments; Maintains knowledge of tax code changes and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information; Assists management in the development of tax issue determinations, tax code and rule revisions and additions, tax guide inserts and bulletins; and Recommends appropriate corrective measures such as court actions, payment plan agreements or third party collections. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, statistics or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits in coursework of accounting or a related field. Experience Three (3) years of professional experience involving the examination and evaluation of the accounting, financial, operational, or control records of public agencies, private organizations, or individuals is required. Auditor III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 03, 2018
Description The Office of Treasury is seeking to fill an Auditor IV position. An Auditor IV applies professional accounting and auditing knowledge, standards and principles, laws, and regulations while performing functions including, but not limited to: examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the financial condition and operating results of an activity; analyzing work related to the developing and executing audit policies and programs; conducting activities related to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse; conducting in-person, telephone, and on-site investigative interviews; preparing audit reports; and recommending corrective action plans. An Auditor IV also determines, educates, and advises on the Federal tax liability of individual and business taxpayers. Examples of Duties The Auditor IV with a specialization in tax audits performs a variety of accounting functions including but not limited to: Obtains and compares tax data reported to the Internal Revenue Service with that reported to Detroit to identify businesses that may not be reporting business done within the City; Sends notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent, imposes payment deadlines on delinquent taxpayers, and monitors payments to ensure that deadlines are met; Notifies taxpayers of any overpayment or underpayment, and either issues a refund or requests further payment; Contacts taxpayers by mail, telephone, or on-site to address discrepancies, and to request supporting documentation; Provides customer assistance in examinations by explaining issues involving such matters as accounting and its applicability to tax law and regulations, prevention of future delinquencies, and appeal rights; Conducts independent audits and investigations of income tax returns to verify information or to amend tax liabilities; Investigates claims of inability to pay taxes by researching court information for the status of liens, mortgages, or financial statements, or by locating assets through third parties; Makes adjustments; Maintains knowledge of tax code changes and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information; Assists management in the development of tax issue determinations, tax code and rule revisions and additions, tax guide inserts and bulletins; Recommends appropriate corrective measures such as court actions, payment plan agreements or third party collections; Analyzes particular facts of each tax case; Verifies and evaluates information; Obtains additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; Applies the pertinent tax laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action from many possible alternatives in planning an approach and carrying out the assignment; and Provides training to tax customers on such matters as technical tax law and accounting policies, practices, and principles, IRS tax programs, and pertinent tax law modifications. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, statistics or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits in coursework of accounting or a related field. Experience Four (4) years of professional experience involving the examination and evaluation of the accounting, financial, operational, or control records of public agencies, private organizations, or individuals is required. Auditor IV must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 03, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill an Accountant II position within Treasury Operations Division, Cash Management Branch, Banking Services of the Office of the Treasury. The Accountant II is an intermediate level accounting professional that receives close direction from higher level Accountants and supervision from a Supervisor or Manager. The Accountant II performs accounting duties that are required to support timely and accurate financial statement reporting. The key services provided include, but are not limited to: preparing, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting accounting data; operating, maintaining, and modifying accounting systems; using accounting information to recommend solutions to management problems and structuring of organization programs; managing, operating, and analyzing cost accounting systems in connection with functions, activities and financial operations; and designing, implementing, and assessing internal control processes and systems. Examples of Duties The Accountant II performs a full range of accounting functions including but not limited to: Identifies accounting problems such as inadequate maintenance of fund controls, inaccurate records and reports, improper methods for document control, and lack of documentary evidence to support performance of regulatory reconciliations; Conducts searches and examinations of budget and financial records to provide factual data on the amount and type of funds available for submission to others within the employing entity who will use the data to prepare budget estimates and reprogramming actions; Compiles centrally requested cost reports and reports of variance from standards. Develops reports comparing actual results to plans and budgets; Conducts special cost analysis of various operations; Tracks ongoing operations and solves problems that arise; Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards; Establishes tables of accounts and assigns entries to proper accounts; Develops, implements, modifies, and documents recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology; Computes taxes owed and prepares tax returns; Performs accounting functions consistent with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Researches, analyzes, and implements accounting rules and regulations as stipulated by Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) or other regulatory agencies; Compiles and analyzes statistical and accounting data relative to the preparation and monitoring of the Annual Budget; Posts journal entries, reconciles dates, and manages inter-agency billings and transfers required to support financial reporting; Performs grant management, monitoring, and administrative duties and activities; Participates in annual audits; Presents, prepares, and explains to financial and non-financial managers, co-workers, and clients an analysis of the issues, problems, and trends identified; and Assists in the preparation of the Consolidated Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, statistics, or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits of coursework in accounting and statistics (21 hours in accounting and 3 hours in statistics). Applicants with a Master in Accounting and other appropriate and related courses of study meet the minimum experience required for Accountant II. Experience Two (2) years of professional experience performing or auditing the systematic classification and evaluation of accounting data and the preparation of related financial and managerial reports is required. Accountant II must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jul 01, 2018
Description Under general supervision, inspects, repairs and rebuilds automotive bodies and their accessories. Examples of Duties Inspects the interior and exterior of automotive truck and passenger cars for defective body and chassis parts, such as dented and broken fenders, dented doors and panels, bent or broken frames, and makes the necessary replacements or repairs. Straightens with or without heat, and replaces steel frames and panels. Bumps out dented fenders, cowls, doors, hoods and panels. Puts new metal panels on frame parts. Fills holes and low spots in metal surfaces. Uses files and grinders to smooth down rough metal surfaces. Makes or installs special brackets and fixtures on passenger car and truck bodies. Performs the metal work required in constructing or makes alterations to bodies on special automotive equipment. Repairs or replaces windows, auto body hardware, seats and seat cushions, floor mats, floor boards, body stakes, gates, and other fixtures, as required. Welds broken panels and frames. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or G.E.D. from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop work and automotive maintenance. Two years of experience in automotive body repair work. Supplemental Information 100 % TEP P/F Interview Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Jun 28, 2018
Description Under general supervision, performs responsible technical work in the field of traffic engineering; and investigates and analyzes traffic and/or transportation problems Examples of Duties Investigates, collects and analyzes data on traffic conditions especially as they relate to traffic flows. Performs design studies and analyzes of traffic problems related to the design and positioning of traffic structures and accessories. Examines alternative traffic control devices for effectiveness and makes recommendations on the selection and layout of selected equipment. Directs the preparation of maps and layouts of proposed traffic structures with indications as to their general characteristics. Assigns and outlines detail work to subordinates, instructs them on objectives and procedures, and reviews their work during process and upon completion. May supervise Assistant Engineers and other technical staff members. Devises standard methods and forms for collection and presentation of traffic data. Develops traffic survey techniques. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a traffic engineering or traffic planning related field. Three years of experience in traffic and related planning activities; including the study and installation of traffic controls in urban areas and statistical analysis and reporting of traffic data. One year of supervisory experience preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Eval TEP - 20% KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of traffic engineering design and construction. Standards and practices of traffic engineering. Statistical principles and practices as applied to engineering data. Problems of traffic control and the principles, methods and equipment involved in their solution. Computerized design and drafting tools. SKILL IN: Use of personal computers and computer aided drafting and design (CADD) equipment. Use of standard engineering and specialized traffic engineering applications software, such as Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, etc. Use of common office and project management software. ABILITY TO: Analyze problems related to traffic engineering design and structures. Plan and supervise work related to the design, selection and placement of traffic structures and appurtenances. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Interact with vendors, contractors, consultants, developers, subordinates and peers in a tactful and effective manner. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is performed in a variety of shop, plant, field and office locations, sometimes involves exposure to seasonal weather conditions. 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. Classes Consolidated: 12/18/2000 (The duties and responsibilities of the classes of Senior Assistant Traffic Engineer and Senior Traffic Planner) Closing Date/Time: 7/27/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
May 27, 2018
Description Under general supervision, assists with water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Enforces safety regulations at municipal swimming pools. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects swimmers for cleanliness and infectious diseases. Monitors swimming activities. Assists swimmers in distress. Administers first aid. Assists individuals in learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pool. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Cleans pool and deck area. Minimum Qualifications Completion of two years of high school. 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. Specific Swimming Techniques. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATIONS 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. (4) 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. (5) If potential staff person is 17 years of age or younger, they must submit a School District Work Permit prior to completion of the hiring process. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Minimum Age Requirement - 16. 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. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
Apr 26, 2018
Description This position is in the Executive Service in the City of Detroit and reports to the Director of Human Resources. The incumbent directs, plans, coordinates and manages the Office of Classification and Compensation. The primary functions of this Office is to: provide centralized administration of the existing system for classification and compensation; advice on position and organization design; and advise agency and department management on the use of compensation flexibilities to help recruit, manage and retain employee. Examples of Duties Provides leadership to ensure that the City of Detroit human resource position classification and compensation policies and procedures are consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the Executive branch agencies and departments. Designs and implements policies and procedures that assures compliance with City of Detroit Civil Service Commission rules and regulations, City Ordinances, City Charter, labor agreements, state and federal government rules, regulations and laws. Directs the design and administration of periodic compensation benchmarking studies and the annual preparation of a classification and compensation plan for the City of Detroit. Designs and implements a new position classification and compensation system based on leading practices. Responsible for the formulation of methods and procedures for an integrated approach to compensation strategic planning, reporting and control. Collaborates with other Executive Leadership positions in Human Resources to ensure that classification and compensation policies are consistent with the Department and citywide strategic goals and objectives. Serves as the resident expert in multipurpose job analysis. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field of study. Experience: At least ten (10) years of technical experience in position classification and/or compensation. In addition to the ten 10 years of technical experience at least five (5) years of executive leadership experience managing large and complex classification and compensation plans. Experience with designing and implementing a new classification and compensation program. Professional certification such as Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), preferred. Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. Knowledge Of : Thorough knowledge of management and supervisory principles, methods, practices and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of position classification, position management and compensation systems of local governments. Knowledge of the laws, regulations and rules of human resource management in the public sector. Knowledge of the various technology applications and tools used in public sector human resource management organizations. Skill In: Skill in oral and written communication to multiple audiences and organizations in varying situations sufficient to develop defenses of and justifications for recommended courses of action. Ability To: Ability to strategically plan, direct and supervise the work of subordinate professional and administrative staff. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, managers, employees, and labor unions. Ability to make critical decisions which support and advance the department's mission. Supplemental Information Members of the Executive Service are employment "at-will" and serve at the pleasure of the Director of Human Resources. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI
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
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
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
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: