City of Detroit

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55 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 15, 2018
Full Time
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, Michigan, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, conducts construction inspections to assure compliance with codes, standards, plans and specifications. Examples of Duties 1. Inspects small construction projects or components of major construction projects such as street cuts, sidewalk construction, asphalt street paving, building structures, bridges, tunnels, caissons concrete, water distribution mains, lateral sewers, heavy equipment and other permit construction work. 2. Reviews and interprets plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provides detailed information of factors or issues that may affect projects. 3. Evaluates work site and reports on potential hazards to utilities and ensures that work sites are properly barricaded for the safety of workers and the public. 4. Prepares daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. 5. Monitors work schedules to determine progress and prepares estimates for contract payments. 6. Inspects, verifies and reports on conditions that may require changes to contract specifications, construction work procedures or schedules. 7. Evaluates the manufacturing of materials and conducts material tests at asphalt and concrete batch plants, slag plants and other material producing operations. 8. Maintains field liaison with suppliers and contractors. 9. Prepares drawings, sketches and other documentation to reflect completed construction work. 10. Conducts field tests to determine the quality of materials and accuracy of finished work. 11. Transports material samples to testing facilities to obtain test certification and documentation. 12. Checks location, dimensions, alignment and grade of component structures. 13. Responds to inquiries or complaints. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a High School Diploma or G.E.D.Preferably completion of two years of college level engineering or construction related courses. Two years of experience in general construction work in major construction of field engineering projects, to include conducting inspections. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: 1. Computerized Examination: 70% Max. 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30% Max. 3. Interview: Pass/Fail LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis; Valid State of Michigan Driver License required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is performed at a construction or field work site and involves exposure to heat, dust, fumes, standing water, confined spaces, raised platforms, excavations and seasonal weather conditions. Must possess sufficient strength to lift and carry tools, materials and equipment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, operates motor coach vehicles in a safe, efficient and courteous manner. Examples of Duties Operates motor coaches. Opens doors for passengers boarding and exiting vehicles. Operates wheelchair lifts. Cycles wheelchair lift upon pulling out and pulling into the garage. Monitors passengers depositing fares and ensures correct amounts are deposited in fare box. Issues, receives and validates transfers. Prepares and issues refund slips. Announces streets and stop locations. Provides information and directions to passengers. Adjusts route and destination signs and route numbers. Maintains cleanliness of vehicle. Removes snow, ice or slush from steps and platforms. Maintains proper lighting, heating and ventilation in vehicle. Reviews bulletin boards at terminal daily for route changes, detours, policy changes and other announcements. Prepares and completes trip sheets, accident reports and other forms and submits to appropriate personnel. Instructs students on the operation of transportation equipment. Ensures vehicle is serviced when driving into service areas. Conducts pre- and post-trip coach inspections. Transfers coaches to alternative terminals. Maintains established route schedule. Minimum Qualifications Completion of high school or G.E.D. Valid Michigan Commercial Driver License with Group A or B designation and Passenger and Air Brake endorsements preferred . *CDL's must have Passenger andAirbrakeEndorsement.* Preferably two years of experience operating automotive vehicles, as demonstrated by a State Driving Record. *All applicants must have a valid Operators license (at minimum) at the point of hire (certification). All applicants must be have a Valid State of Michigan Chauffeur Learning Permit (CLP) no later than 14 (fourteen days) after their Hire Date, with the following endorsements: Either Class A (Bus); Class B, with P for Passenger and Air Brakes. All applicants are encouraged to visit there local Michigan Secretary of State Office at the earliest possible date in order to inquire about the CDL Process. Any applicants that have had their license suspended and/or revoked within the last 3 (three) years may be ineligible to obtain their CDL-these applicants should visit their Local Secretary of State in order to inquire about their ability to obtain a CDL based upon their Driving Record. Supplemental Information 1. START Test Max. 65% Min. 34 2. Training, Experience, and Personal Qualifications Max. 35% Min 21 3. Interview - Pass/Fail 3. Total: 65-100%4. Military Service: 0% Minimum to 15% Maximum 5. Domicile Credit: 0 to 15 points Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, inspects electric lighting, heat, power and fire alarm installations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and City of Detroit ordinances, approved plans, and accepted standards and methods of work. Examines plans for compliance with applicable codes, laws and ordinances for the approval of application for permits. Examples of Duties Performs thorough inspections of new, renovated and existing premises' wiring systems in one and two-family dwellings, apartments, commercial and institutional buildings, medical facilities and factories for compliance with the National Electrical Code and City Ordinances and to identify hazardous conditions. Investigates electrical work performed without permit or by unlicensed persons per Department policy. Prepares reports of inspections. Performs investigations and reports of accidents and fires reported to have been of electrical origin. Investigates complaints of violations of codes and prepares notices of violations. Performs re-inspections of premises or equipment to determine corrections of code violations. Compiles information and prepares code violation cases for court. Appears and testifies regarding code violations in court cases. Prepares daily activities reports. Assists in examining applicants for licenses issued by the Division. Assists in the training of new employees assigned to the activity Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or GED. Two years of training in electrical principles and their practical application to the field of electricity with a reputable concern. One year of related trade instruction at a recognized institute of higher learning preferred. A minimum of two years as a Licensed Electrical Journeyperson with experience in the construction, maintenance, and testing of electrical installations and equipment, preferably including one year of experience in the inspection and/or supervisory phases of the work. Supplemental Information Valid Journeyman or Master Electrician License required. An applicant for registration as a provisional electrical inspector shall have two years of experience as a licensed journey worker or shall be licensed as a master electrician under the provisions of 1956 PA 217, MCL 338.881 to 338.892. Employees in this class will within (30) thirty days make application for a provisional registration with State of Michigan in accordance with Public Act #54, R 408.30031, Rule 31 (5) and provide written verification of completing the minimum required hours of approved educational or training programs as prescribed in Table 31 of Rule 31. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis, valid State of Michigan Operator license is required. Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an electrical inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54. Progress toward obtaining certification will be evaluated at the end of the initial six-month probation period with a conditional six-month extension possible, after which, failure to comply will result in termination of employment in this class. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Fieldwork involves 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. Evaluation Process 1. Oral Appraisal (Interview) - 50% (Maximum) 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% (Maximum) 3. Total of Written Examination & Evaluation of TEP - 100% (Maximum) 4. Domicile Credit: 15 pts 5. Military Service: 0-15 pts Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Description The Applications Analyst plans, designs, configures, develops, and implements new applications and application enhancements. Examples of Duties Meet with customers to define business requirements, applications and systems goals, and to identify and resolve applications and systems issues. Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing applications and systems, and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these applications and systems. Assist in the deployment of new applications and in delivering enhancements to existing applications. Perform application design, configuration, and integration. Can develop and maintain programs written in common programming languages including stored procedures and web services. Conduct cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for applications and systems in order to aid management in making acquisition and implementation decisions. Coordinate and perform tests for existing and new applications, including user acceptance tests. Provide training to end users. Identify potential risks and dependencies between applications, systems and business processes and provide solutions, impacts and recommendations to resolve conflicts if they should arise. Develop application prototypes and mockups to present to the project user group in an effort to collect functional clarifications and requirements. Plan, design, and implement additions, upgrades, replacements, or retirement of applications including the database management environment on the Web to support the capacity to store a substantial amount of data. 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. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and four (4) toseven (7) years of experience; or combination of related work experience and education Possess a domain-specific entry level certification (i.e. Certified Business Process Analyst, JAVA Programming Associate) Possess a vendor specific domain "associate" or "foundational" level certification ( Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Description The Infrastructure Administrator participates in designing, implementing, managing, documenting and supporting Detroit Water and Sewerage Department's (DWSD) infrastructure components including storage, printing, server, radio, voice, n and data. Examples of Duties Responsible for provisioning, installing/configuring, operating, and maintaining Information Technology on premise and cloud environments including systems, servers, voice, radio, network hardware, software and related peripherals. Consult, coordinate and communicate with business units and IT staff providing solutions and recommendations which integrate with current and future database, application and infrastructure architectures. Responsible for capacity planning and management, security planning and management, data management, systems maintenance, and performance management of one or more systems. Participate in information technology planning for hardware, software and infrastructure. Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the system and infrastructure. Responsible for administering, maintaining and supporting DWSD's network and system infrastructure and security including installation, documentation, administration and maintenance activities. Responsible for reviewing all technical network and system designs and ensuring that they meet business and technical requirements and DWSD network and system infrastructure and enterprise IT standards. Plan, design, and implement additions, upgrades, replacements, or retirements of network and communications IT infrastructure. Minimum Qualifications TCP/IP networking and operating environments with a strong focus in Unix/Red Hat. knowledge of networks, routers, switches, firewalls and wireless equipment preferred. MS SQL administration. Linux (Red Hat) administration experience. Office 365, PowerShell, and SharePoint. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure skills preferred. Cloud infrastructure administration strongly suggested. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Description The Customer Service Analyst provides support to the Customer Service Department. The incumbent determines quality standards by analyzing and monitoring inbound and outbound calls, emails and in person interactions and provides business intelligence for the call center and service center operations. Examples of Duties Collects data through different means to analyze quality and efficiency of all Customer Service functions. Monitors inbound and outbound communication and in person interactions using department standards. Provides coaching and feedback on an ongoing basis. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED Two (2) years of experience in a Customer Service capacity (preferably call center environment Microsoft Office Suite experience Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill Agency Chief Financial Officer (Agency CFO) position(s) within the Office of Departmental Financial Services. The Agency CFO is one of several Agency CFO positions within the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Each of the Agency CFOs will oversee one agency or a cluster of agencies. The Agency CFO will report to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Departmental Financial Services within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Subordinates include a full range of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals. The Agency CFO will partner with City and specified agency leadership to plan, implement, manage, and control all financial-related activities of the agencies assigned. This will include direct responsibility for strategic planning, accounting, finance, forecasting, costing, purchasing, reporting, and financial resource management system usage. This will also include developing and transitioning to new policies, procedures, and operational requirements as dictated by the Chief Financial Officer. Examples of Duties Partner with City and agency leadership to plan, implement, manage, and control all financial-related activities of the agencies assigned. Manages subordinates engaged in a wide range of fiscal and financial management functions, including budget development and execution, accounting operations, grants management, contracting and procurement, and financial management support. Subordinates include a full range of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals. Provides leadership in the development of and continuous evaluation of short, medium, and long-term strategic financial objectives. Directs and oversees all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of agencies assigned. Oversees the supervision of agency financial staff including a combination of professional, technical, administrative, and clerical positions. Ensures credibility of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, forecasts, financial data, and internal controls. Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies, and regulatory action. Plans, operates, develops, supervises, and monitors operating and capital budgets, grants management, and financial management programs for assigned agencies. Monitors reviews assigned agencies' Plan of Adjustment to determine compliance with spending projections and other financial related issues and assesses the achievement of Plan of Adjustment goals and objectives. Assists Office of Budget with preparation of the annual and triennial budget. Tracks budget to actual spending on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Develops monthly and quarterly financial analyses, variances, and forecasts. Intercedes as necessary in complex issues and maintains awareness of all ongoing assignments. Develops and revises financial and fiscal policies, plans, procedures, goals, and systems that may be required. Determines any modifications that may be required to budgets. Keeps officials and staff members informed of new financial systems design and improvements that are developed and required. Serves as key financial and fiscal representative of the assigned agencies. Reviews the operating budget proposals and prepares recommendations. Examines and reports work progress on the budget and grants management program accomplishments. Prepares recurring and special reports of a budgetary, financial, or analytical nature as required or requested by the Deputy CFO or other executive officials. Reviews the proposed capital budget and works closely with the staff of the assigned agencies in order to remain informed as to the plans, cost estimates, and schedules of the capital projects. Adjusts plans and programs to meet emerging or new programs, while continuing to address major agency priorities. Monitors the efficiency and effectiveness of the agencies organization structure, staff assignments, service levels, and administrative systems. Attends meetings with top-level officials to advise on policies and procedures that have budget and grant management implications, such as budget formulation. Resolves work problems presented by subordinate staff. Collaborates with other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes. Evaluates subordinate staff and where there are subordinate supervisors, reviews the evaluations prepared for their respective staff members. Selects nonsupervisory positions and recommends selections for supervisory positions. Hears grievances and serious employee complaints, reviews disciplinary cases proposing suspensions and removals, and disciplinary problems involving key employees. Works with the Chief Learning Officer on the design and implementation of learning and staff development strategies. Participates in the decisions on long-range planning, periodic, and comprehensive evaluation of program goals and objectives. Participates in the decision-making process regarding issues that affect economy of operations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course of 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, finance, and economics. Experience Must have a minimum of seven (7) years total experience: Four (4) years of direct experience in finance and/or accounting and three (3) years in a supervisory and/or managerial capacity over finance and/or accounting professionals. Agency Chief Financial Officer must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates Possession of a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certificate sponsored by Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and/or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate sponsored by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) may be required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 100% Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties Perform construction administration tasks for municipal engineering projects. Prepare plans, drawings, specifications and detailed computations for municipal engineering projects. Prepare requests for proposals and evaluate proposals for consultant contracts. Evaluate bids for construction contracts. Attend construction meetings. Assist with field and design issues on construction of projects. Review and enforce consultant work and responses. Participate and review all site surveys. Oversee and devise testing related to proper maintenance and operation of equipment. Assist management with engineering reports and other correspondence. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. 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, Michigan, United States
Dec 12, 2018
Full Time
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: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dec 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, directs and organizes the swimming activities of a community center, or has charge of a swimming pool, and provides instruction in swimming. Examples of Duties Plans, organizes and directs swimming classes. Provides lessons in all swimming strokes, water games, and diving and lifesaving techniques. Oversees water safety for participants and provides first aid when necessary. Maintains order, in and around pools. Arranges and encourages participation in swimming meets, diving exhibitions and other aquatic programs and competitions. Selects and coaches individual participants and teams in activities. Promotes community interest in swimming and related sports. Enforces Recreation Department rules and regulations for pool usage. Inspects pools, locker rooms and lockers for cleanliness. Minimum Qualifications Completion of two years of college coursework in physical education, community recreation or a related field. Bachelor's degree in community recreation, physical education or a related field preferred. One year of experience teaching swimming. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of a Swimming Instructor, the operational effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity within the department to do work such as: KNOWLEDGE OF : Various swimming strokes, lifesaving holds and diving techniques. Community recreation work. First aid resuscitation, CPR and emergency medical procedures. SKILL IN : Oral communication. Physical agility. Competitive swimming. Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Instruct beginners and more advanced pupils in the art of swimming. Administer in-service training to lifeguards and lead annual re-certification classes. Perform rescue activities. Direct subordinate lifeguards. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in promoting interest in activities. Interact effectively with departmental personnel and the general public with tact and diplomacy. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work is characterized as active. The Swimming Instructor, swims, walks, stands and/or sits for long periods of time. There are occasions where it will be required to lift equipment and persons when necessary. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed predominately in a swimming pool located at one of the facilities which could include an outdoor facility. There may be moderate exposure to the sun and possibly rain on inclement days when working at the outdoor facilities. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License. Valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certificate (LGI) and an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (New Methods) Certificate. Valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Valid Standard First Aid Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: Oral Appraisal: 70% Evaluation of T. E. P. or 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, monitors water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool or beach. Examples of Duties Monitors swimming activities and responds to problem situations. Administers first aid. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects patrons for infectious skin diseases and cleanliness of body. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Assists/instructs individuals learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pools. Enforces beach rules and regulations. Ensures the cleanliness of assigned areas, including, but not limited to the pool, first aid room, and guard's room. Issues bathing suits, towels and lockers. Cleans foot basins and refills with clean water. Ensures that the beach is clear of debris. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED Preferably, one year of experience as a lifeguard Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Resuscitation and lifesaving methods. Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate. 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 Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification. Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools or a beach. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: Swim Demonstration- Pass/Fail Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
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, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
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, Michigan, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Description Makes service repairs on one or more makes of automotive equipment, including coaches, tractors and motorcycles used in the city service. Assists in performing the more difficult work involved in general auto repair and maintenance. Performs related work as required. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS: Repairs, inspects, replaces, or adjusts the following units or equipment: spark plug wires, drive shafts, universal joints, springs and spring shackles, shock absorber links, brake and clutch pedal assemblies, brake cross shafts, brake slack adjustors, brake chambers, brake shields, brake cables, brake pads and shoes, and fly wheels. Dismantles and assembles brake drums and hubs. In a service garage, tests and adjusts brake systems. Adjusts and repairs clutches, removes defective springs, clutches, brake shoes, universal joints, front and rear axles and other units and installs new or rebuilt ones. Performs routine automotive inspections. Assists a General Auto Mechanic in the more difficult repair work and in the installation of motor and chassis units on any type of automotive equipment including trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. Performs any mechanical tasks associated with automotive repair, such as minor bumping, heating, drilling, bolting, welding, brazing, soldering or cutting. Keeps simple records. OTHER TYPICAL WORK: Operates tow trucks to service, repair, and retrieve disabled vehicles in the field. Shifts and drives vehicles on department premises. Dispenses gasoline and oil. Services batteries, battery cables and tires. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION: Education equivalent to completion of two years in and preferably graduation from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop and automotive repair. EXPERIENCE: One year experience in repairing automotive equipment in a general garage or automotive service stations. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to perform the essential functions, which includes reading and writing standard English text; reading and interpreting shop manuals and diagrams; strength and dexterity to use tools and related equipment; hearing well enough to follow oral directions; sufficient physical agility to maneuver through out vehicle repair garages/facilities; work involves frequent standing, walking, and stooping/kneeling; must be able to lift equipment, tools, parts and supplies that weigh up to 100 pounds. STRENGTH RATING: Medium to heavy work. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a vehicle repair garage/facility. Field work may be required at times. KNOWLEDGE OF: Engine and chassis units and general auto repair work. SKILL IN: Following written and oral instructions and observation. Performing automotive repairs and maintenance. ABILITY TO: Make repairs and adjustments to automotive equipment. Handle repair problems encountered. Effectively and accurately observe and record information. Display industry, initiative and resourcefulness. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Persons subsequently hired in this title shall be required to obtain a State of Michigan Driver or Chauffeur License, with Group A Commercial Driver License endorsement and Airbrake qualification. (In addition, P endorsement required for placement in the Department of Transportation.) Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division and must posses and carry a valid current Medical Examiner's Certificate certifying physical fitness for driving in accordance with State of Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988 Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools commonly used in the performance of automotive repair work SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS: ORAL APPRAISAL 70% T.E.P 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, prepares civil engineering designs and specifications for the more difficult and less routine phases of major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Analyzes project scope. Reviews and evaluates field conditions and data. Develops and designs engineering solutions. Manages preparation of engineering construction plans. Ensures construction is in conformance with plans, specifications, budget, codes and applicable standards. Manages and interprets construction projects and plans. Creates project documents. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Oversees, supervises, and inspects work of contractors or other city workforce, as needed. Manages and supervises inspectors and other staff assigned to projects. Determines work priorities. Reviews work prepared by other team members. Instructs, counsels, mentors, and advises project team and subordinates on assignments and difficult tasks to see that work is performed satisfactorily to meet expected standards. Consults with supervisor on work assignments and personnel matters such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions and grievances. Initiates and directs training of subordinates and colleagues. Represents the department/division with individual or groups of citizens, public agencies or with private groups. Prepares and evaluates requests for proposal for consultant services, specialized services and other material used by the department/division. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Completion of some coursework in construction management is preferred. Three years of experience in designing and preparing specifications for civil engineering projects. One year of experience in civil engineering field work is preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Evaluation of TEP - 20% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15 points KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Construction methods as applied to municipal engineering. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. City of Detroit and Michigan Department of Transportation standards and specifications. Michigan Department of Transportation's Field Manager software system. Federal Highway Administration rules and regulations. SKILL IN: Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work-related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO: Plan and direct the activities of a small group of subordinate engineers and Drafting Technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design and construction methods. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dec 31, 2018
Full Time
Description DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT EMS DIVISION The Detroit Fire Department began providing dedicated ambulance treatment and transport services in the summer of 1972, with the mission to provide the citizens and visitors of Detroit with compassionate and professional emergency medical care. With the implementation of the Detroit Fire Department's Medical First Responder Program, the City now has over 900 licensed individuals in the Detroit Fire Department providing care at the MFR, EMT and Paramedic level, staffing over sixty medically licensed Fire and EMS vehicles, responding to over 120,000 calls for service annually. Respond to 911 calls for Emergency Medical Care and provide advanced and basic life support. Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) License and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit Medical Control Zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Emergency Medical Service License. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS: Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: Pass / Fail Evaluation of Training & Experience: 100% Domicile Points: up to 15 Points (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications). Veteran Points: up to 15% Points Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks. Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skilled in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles. Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2019 12:00 AM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dec 31, 2018
Full Time
Description DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT - EMS DIVISION PARAMEDIC The Detroit Fire Department began providing dedicated ambulance treatment and transport services in the summer of 1972, with the mission to provide the citizens and visitors of Detroit with compassionate and professional emergency medical care. With the implementation of the Detroit Fire Department's Medical First Responder Program, the City now has over 900 licensed individuals in the Detroit Fire Department providing care at the MFR, EMT and Paramedic level, staffing over sixty medically licensed Fire and EMS vehicles, responding to over 120,000 calls for service annually. Respond to 911 calls for Emergency Medical Care and provide advanced and basic life support. Under general supervision, responds to a variety of emergency medical situations, including public emergencies and accident scenes; administers first aid and/or other appropriate emergency medical assistance; administers advanced emergency medical techniques, as directed; and provides necessary hospital transport. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED. Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) License and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit Medical Control Zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: Pass / Fail Evaluation of TEP: 100% Domicile Credits: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications) Veterans' Preference Up to 15 points Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skilled in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. _____________________________________________________________________________ The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2019 12:00 AM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, supervises a small group of workers engaged in the more skilled ground maintenance activities, or to have charge of a moderately large group of workers maintaining grounds in and around parks and recreation areas and other municipal property. Examples of Duties Supervises and leads a crew of workers engaged in ground maintenance activities. Assumes the duties of the superior in their absence. Consults with supervisors about crew assignments. Picks up debris and mows lawns. Seeds, sods, fertilizes and waters grass areas. Plants, removes, sprays and mulches trees, shrubs and evergreens. Repairs concrete and asphalt hard surfaces. Coordinates equipment for special events. Prepares, paints and makes minor repairs to park and playground equipment Marks athletic fields. Erects and dismantles structures, bleachers and stands. Cleans catch basins, wading pools and canals. Mixes and applies weed eradication chemicals. Removes snow and salts icy areas. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment. Performs, individually, the more skilled tasks involved in ground maintenance activities. Inspects work in progress and upon completion. Performs minor repairs on equipment and tools as needed. Operates trucks, tractors or similar equipment utilized for moving equipment and personnel to locations. Prepares records on activities. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental safety procedures including, but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment and ensures proper safety precautions are taken, in accordance with MIOSHA standards. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or G.E.D. Two years of experience in ground maintenance work including one year which has been in a supervisory capacity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Tools, materials and equipment used in ground maintenance and landscaping work. Department work safety standards. SKILL IN: Supervising, organizing and directing the work of others. Mechanical dexterity. Physical strength and endurance. Tactful interaction with subordinates, the public and others. ABILITY TO: Prepare basic reports. Drive and operate trucks and other motorized equipment used in ground maintenance. Use a personal computer and common office software. Display initiative and resourcefulness in the performance of duties. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operators License. Employees in this class must posses a valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with Category 6. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work is typically performed outdoors with exposure to seasonal weather conditions. Work involves frequent bending, lifting and operating of a variety of heavy landscaping and ground maintenance equipment. Employees in this class are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and MIOSHA safety regulations. Subjects and Weights: Interview: 70% TEP: 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description SUMMARY: Under general supervision, plans, develops, schedules, supervises and coordinates the land management and ground maintenance for the citywide park system. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES: Directs a group of professional employees in the work of park maintenance directly or through delegation to subordinate supervisors. Interprets and implements the plans of management. Observes conduct of subordinate supervisors and other employees at work. Plans programs and schedules for work units. Prepares detailed plans for the accomplishment of objectives. Establishes standards for the successful performance of staff, other departmental personnel and contractual work as required. Inspects field conditions and equipment to determine course of action and availability of resources. Responds to major problems or actions as required to meet program objectives. Devises methods of providing more effective services and better relations with park users. Compares performance with objectives and takes steps necessary to correct unsatisfactory performance and recommends changes or modifications. Develops and implements procedures necessary to meet new situations. Reports regularly on performance metrics. Prepares procedures, policies, and rules and regulations to implement program objectives. Responds to complaints received from the public concerning weed control and grounds maintenance. Interacts with interested groups regarding landscaping subjects and maintenance projects. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in horticulture, landscape design or a related field of study. Five years of progressively responsible experience in landscape maintenance and construction activities including three years which have been in a supervisory capacity. Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Standard methods used in the maintenance of parks. Standard principles and practices of landscape design. Park Maintenance principles and practices. SKILL IN: Planning, prioritizing and organizing general landscape and maintenance activities. Supervising the work of others. Observation. Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Use of basic equipment, tools, and supplies used to support ground maintenance activities of a large park maintenance organization. ABILITY TO: Use personal computer and common office software. Interact effectively with subordinates, other departmental personnel, and the public with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and be resourceful in addressing work problems. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class must possess a valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with categories 3A, 3B and 6. Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle; a valid State of Michigan Operators License is required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves frequent walking, bending, climbing and exposure to fumes, dust and seasonal weather conditions. Employees in this class are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and MIOSHA safety regulations. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Closing Date/Time: