City of Detroit

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53 job(s) at City of Detroit

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 obtain a valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with Category 6 within six months of being hired into the position. 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 14, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, directs the work activities of a moderately large ground maintenance operation in an assigned district or comparable area. Examples of Duties 1.Supervises a large group of workers engaged in the upkeep of parks, playgrounds, parkways, medians, boulevards, athletic fields, pools and canals. 2. Assigns crews and workers to various projects and tasks. 3. Provides instruction and project details to subordinate employees. 4. Develops and implements training procedures as necessary. 5. Ensures that the application of pesticides conforms to pertinent safety regulations. 6. Inspects work in process and upon completion. 7. Confers with management regarding plans, policies, and work progress. 8. Requisitions equipment and supplies. 9. Manages data collection from district crews and submits reports of work activities. 10. Ensures proper maintenance of tools and equipment. 11. Tracks employee attendance and work performance and issues discipline as necessary. 12. Evaluates projects for consideration as capital improvements. 13. Confers with management about yearly budget requirements. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or G.E.D. Three years of experience in ground maintenance or landscape activities, preferably including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods and equipment used in the maintenance of parks and parkways. Natural landscape and plant care best practices. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. SKILL IN: Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority and evaluating staff performance. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and projects. Safe use of chemicals and pesticides. Observation and attention to detail. Operating a personal computer and utilizing common office software. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Use of basic equipment, tools, and supplies used to support ground maintenance activities. ABILITY TO: Promote and enforce safety work practices. Evaluate and implement changes in programs. Display initiative and resourcefulness in handling work problems. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class shall be required to obtain a State of Michigan Commercial Driver License with a Group B endorsement within 6 months of being hired. Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State of Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988. Employees in this class must possess 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 all seasonal weather conditions and to pesticides. Work involves frequent bending, lifting, and operating a variety of heavy landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment. 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:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 07, 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: 12/10/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) license and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credit: 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 (Basic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks. Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles. Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2018 11:58 PM Eastern
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
Oct 26, 2018
Full Time
Description The Department of Innovation and Technology is seeking to fill a Network / Enterprise Engineer IV (Information Technology Specialist IV) position within the Network Services Division of the Office of Enterprise Technology Operations. The Network / Enterprise Engineer IV (Information Technology Specialist IV) is an advanced level professional that requires nominal direction and supervision. The Network / Enterprise Engineer IV (Information Technology Specialist IV) performs highly complex work that involves activities related to network architecture, hardware, and software to include routers, servers, lines (e.g. fiber optic or twisted pairs), protocols, system domains, Wide Area Network, Local Area Network, Intranet, and Internet. Network / Enterprise Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) also perform work involving the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, processes, and methods related to computer science technology specific to computer programming languages, computer hardware and software integration, and computer systems design requirements, standards, codes, techniques, and practices. Examples of Duties The Network / Enterprise Engineer IV (Information Technology Specialist IV) performs enterprise architecture and network engineering functions including but not limited to: Communicates with system users to ensure accounts are set up properly or to diagnose and solve operational problems; Coordinates network operations, maintenance, repairs, or upgrades; Designs, builds, or operates equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems; Determines specific network hardware or software requirements, such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routine schemas; Designs, organizes, and delivers product awareness, skills transfer, or product education sessions for system users; Designs, builds, implements, and supports wireless technology (i.e. 802.11 a/b/g); Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access; Monitors network performance and ensures system availability and reliability; Prepares design presentations and proposals; Researches and tests new or modified hardware or software products to determine performance and interoperability; Maintains networks by performing activities such as file addition, deletion, or backup; Participates in network technology upgrade or expansion projects, including installation of hardware and software and integration testing; Develops strategies, proposals, and budgets for network equipment replacement; Attends conferences and training sessions to keep up with changes in technology; and Trains otherDoITpersonnel to resolve redundant network problems/issues. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in computer science, information systems, programming, systems analysis, engineering, or other related field of study. Experience Four (4) years of professional experience in systems analysis, computer science engineering, or programming is required. License / Certificates Some positions may require certification in specific hardware, software, or other technology related matters. 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, 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 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, 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 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
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Description Under immediate supervision, assists with maintenance activities in locker rooms, showers, and changing areas. ****THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION - 20 HOURS PER WEEK. APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE PLACED IN ONE OF DETROIT RECREATION CENTERS***** Examples of Duties MAJOR DUTIES: 1. Issues and collects locker keys. 2. Conducts check-in service for patrons' clothing and personal items. 3. Arranges baskets and other related equipment in proper order. 4. Ensures that pool, beach, locker and shower areas are orderly, clean, and neat. 5. Enforces requirements for bathing prior to entering pool areas. 6. Assists in maintaining equipment around pool areas. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of two years of high school. Experience: One year of public contact, customer service, or maintenance related work experience, preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Materials and methods used in the maintenance of showers, pools, beach areas and restrooms. SKILL IN : Utilizing basic equipment and tools used to maintain the cleanliness of showers, pools, beach areas and rest rooms. ABILITY TO : Interact with the public and departmental personnel in a tactful manner. Communicate effectively with departmental personnel and the general public. Clean debris from floors and perform other custodial duties. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Minimum Age Requirement - 17. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. Work assignments involve bending, stooping, and lifting up to 20 pounds. Employees in this class must have sufficient agility to maintain locker room, pool, shower, and beach areas. Subjects/Weights Interview: Pass/Fail Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 100% ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under immediate supervision, performs routine clerical work involved in performs routine clerical work Involved in the conduct of elections. Examples of Duties Data Entry. Types and/or files cards, lists and forms as instructed. Processes incoming mail, absentee ballot applications and voter registrations. Answer incoming telephone calls and/or schedules poll-worker assignments. Equipment and/or supply maintenance. Customer Service. KNOWLEDGE OF: Microsoft Office. Standard office work and methods. Use of office equipment. Performs clerical tasks with speed and accuracy. ABILITY TO: Operate standard office equipment. Interact with departmental personnel with tact and diplomacy. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma, GED Some College Experience Six months of general office and/or clerical experience. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A State of Michigan Driver's License is preferred but not required. 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 these specifications. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. NOTE: Persons employed in this class will not be eligible for any fringe benefits by resolution of City Council on January 17, 1979. Persons interested in being considered for this employment opportunity should submit their resume no later than October 1, 2018 to the City of Detroit- Department of Elections, 2978 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit,MI 48202, email at ECAjobs@detroitmi.gov , or drop off in person at the above address. Please be advised that the nature of this position is temporary and may result in an employment opportunity from 6/2018 through 11/2018. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 09, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision and in accordance with established maintenance and repair procedures and with the opportunity for consultation with superior on department revenue security policies, but with responsibility for seeing that policies are observed, and for the quality of the work, installs, tests, maintains, and repairs electronically operated equipment. Bench tests, diagnoses, and repairs the electronic components thereof. Examples of Duties 1. Tests, diagnose, repairs, and installs fare-handling and other equipment electronic components such microprocessor logic boards, power supply and motor control boards, and other printed electronic circuit boards that control the operation of the equipment, identification computers, junction and isolation boxes, data probes, various receivers, mobile bins, vaults, microcomputers, and peripherals. 2. Employs schematic diagrams and a variety of bench testing instruments such as oscilloscopes, digital volt meters and calipers, and probe combination units to troubleshoot, signal trace, and locate malfunctions. 3. Replaces, repairs, or rebuilds defective electronic components. 4. Utilizes an EPROM programming instrument to modify or replace EPROM chip program instructions on logic control boards. 5. Adjusts and calibrates electronic components. 6. Repairs electronic locks and resets combinations. 7. Troubleshoots malfunctions with microcomputers and peripherals. 8. Runs diagnostic programs, replaces control boards, and other microcomputer, data communications, and power supply components. 9. Uses a microcomputer to enter and receive farebox maintenance and diagnostic information and reports. 10. Ensures that revenue security procedures are properly followed. 11. Responds to problems and technical questions from remote locations and gives instructions and directions or visits locations to locate and clear malfunctions. 12. Cleans, lubricates, and adjusts mechanical components. 13. Checks and makes dimensional adjustments. 14. Inspects, tests, and assembles electronic equipment and mechanical subassemblies. 15. Keeps a supply of replacement parts, boards, and subassemblies. 16. Maintains a file of wiring diagrams, electronic schematic diagrams, blueprints, and repair records. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or G.E.D. Some advanced training in electronics, preferably completion of a sequence of courses in electronics, radio, television or computer repair in a recognized technical school, institute, or community college. Two years experience in testing, maintenance, and repair of electronically operated microprocessor controlled systems and equipment. Supplemental Information Subjects & Weights:1. Written Exam: 50% Maximum - 32.5% Minimum;2. Training, Experience & Personal Qualifications: 50% Maximum - 32.5% Minimum;3. Interview: Pass / Fail;4. Military Service: 0-15 Points;5. Domicile Credit: 15 Points. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to inspect heating, ventilation refrigeration, and air-conditioning equipment and systems to assure compliance with pertinent codes and city ordinances, approved plans, specifications and accepted standards and methods of work. Examples of Duties 1. Inspects and tests gas-fired, oil-fired, and solid fuel-fired heating equipment and its associated storage and control equipment, space heating distribution systems and components, air-conditioning equipment and components, refrigeration systems and equipment for compliance with pertinent codes and for installation according to approved plans. 2. Reports findings, secures corrections or issues violation notices. 3. Points out code violations. 4. Explains code provisions. 5. Witnesses and reports on equipment acceptance tests. 6. Checks for proper licensure of boiler and refrigeration plant operating personnel. 7. Investigates complaints of violations of codes and prepares notices of violations. 8. Makes re-inspectionof premises or equipment to determine corrections of code violations. 9. Compiles information and prepares code violation cases for court. 10. Appears and testifies regarding code violation in court cases. 11. Investigates and reports on accidents. 12. Prepares daily activities reports. 13. Assists in the training of new employees assigned to the activity. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED, and two years advanced training in engineering principles and their practical application to the fields of refrigeration, air-conditioning, combustion control and space heating distribution systems, and preferably training shall have been secured by the completion of an apprenticeship in heating and refrigeration mechanics with a reputable concern. Preferably one year training in an engineering college. Two years of experience in the installation, construction, maintenance, operation and repair of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment and systems, preferably including experience in the inspectional and/or supervisory phases of the work. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: State of Michigan Mechanical Contractor License with limited or unlimited Heating or Refrigeration Service required. Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54, rule 31 R. 408-30043. Progress toward obtaining certification will be evaluatedat 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. Employees in this class will within (30) thirty days make application for a provisional registration with the 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. An applicant for registration as a provisional mechanical inspector shall have possessed a mechanical license for not less than 1 year in 3 or more categories 1, 2, 4, or 9 as defined in 1984 PA 192, MCL 338.971 to MCL 338.988 and known as the Forbes mechanical contractors act; or individual shall be licensed as a mechanical contractor in classification 1 and 2 and also have an ICC (International Code Council) Certification as a Commercial Fire Sprinkler Inspector and Commercial Mechanical Inspector. Employees in this class will be required to provide their own automobile for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis; valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Successful applicants certified to positions in this class must acquire and maintain registration as an inspector with the State of Michigan. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Evaluation Process 1. Oral Appraisal (Interview) - 32.5 (Minimum) - 50% (Maximum) 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 32.5 (Minimum) - 50% (Maximum) 3. Total of Written Examination & Evaluation of TEP= 65% (Minimum) - 100% (Maximum) 4. Domicile Credit: 15 pts 5. Military Service: 0-15 pts Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, to prepare electrical engineering designs for the less difficult and more routine phases of major municipal engineering projects; and to perform related work as required. Examples of Duties Guided by established engineering principals and practices, subject to review and approval of work by superior, but with some latitude for independent action and judgment, and with responsibility for the technical adequacy of the work by applying theoretical and practical knowledge of electrical engineering principals and practices to the less difficult and more routine phases of electrical engineering design work for major municipal engineering projects. Preparing plans, drawings, specifications and detailed computations related to the design of electrical engineering projects; estimating quantities and costs; checking plans submitted by contractors for accuracy and conformity to specifications and established standards; checking computations and plans developed by other engineers; preparing progress reports; supervising and checking the work of subordinates. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in electrical engineering from a university of recognized standing. Recent experience in preparing designs and specifications for electrical engineering projects; experience preferred in electrical engineering field work Subjects and Weights: 1. Oral Appraisal: 70% 2. Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30% 3. Total: Evaluation of Oral Appraisal, training, experience and personal qualifications: 100% Supplemental Information The Department of Public Works Transportation Planning Division is currently seeking qualified electrical engineering applicants. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general direction, the Engineering Services Coordinator will actively lead the City of Detroit's effort in Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) and be responsible for the activities of engineering groups engaged in the City's Traffic Management Center operation. The incumbent will perform strategic planning - ensuring federal, state and local policy, rules and regulations are followed; actively engage stakeholders in the applications of effective traffic management principles; execute professional project management to include developing scopes of work, managing the planning and implementation of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects, managing contract schedules and budget issues, developing plans and specifications, directing the work of consultants and contractors, approving payments of invoices, maintaining project schedules, preparing reports, coordinating resources, and ensuring conformance with engineering standards and regulatory requirements; and performing related work as required. "This position will be responsible for managing a 24/7 operation. The incumbent will be expected to adjust his/her schedule to ensure an effective operation of the Traffic Management Center." Examples of Duties In accordance with departmental policies and objectives, the Engineering Services Coordinator - Traffic Management Center (TMC) will: Manage traffic incidents and traffic signal information in accordance with applicable operating guidelines; Understand DPW's role in accomplishing the City's Strategic Plan for Transportation and set actionable goals to actualize the plan; Detect and confirm planned and unplanned traffic events and use available information to adjust traffic signal schedules to account for changing roadway conditions; Actively engage the public in traffic information dissemination via Dynamic Message Signs, social media, email, and telephone communications; Prepare detailed documentation and reporting of traffic incident status and traffic signal conditions in accordance with applicable operating guidelines; Develop traffic signal timing plans for special events and implement them in the field remotely using traffic signal controller software; Prepare and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); Provide, and lead others to provide, excellent customer service; Engage in on-the-job training; Manage the planning and implementation of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects; individually correlating departmental programs and resolving mutual problems with various city departments, governmental agencies, private utilities and others; Represent the department at conferences and meetings with representatives of other agencies and groups; Make formal and informal presentations to residents and officials as necessary; Study and recommend changes in existing traffic ordinances and regulations - making special investigations and preparing reports; Incorporate industry best practices such as crowd sourcing traffic data usage; Develop and implement an inter-agency playbook for major events; Inform the public about traffic delays and construction;Provide the public with real-time traffic information and mode choices for special events and other high-traffic situations. Minimum Qualifications Education equivalent to graduation from an engineering school of a university of recognized standing with specialization in fields relating to traffic engineering; a minimum of five (5) years' experience in traffic and transportation engineering activities involving the study and design of traffic and transportation infrastructures such as, but not limited to, the layout of traffic signals street markings and signs. Three years experience in supervising a staff engaged in such work is required; NOTE: Must be a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. Thorough knowledge of problems of traffic control and of the principles, methods and equipment utilized in resolving them; Considerable knowledge of statistical principles and methods, and of graphic and other presentations of data for technical and publicity purposes; Considerable ability to supervise engineering subordinates engaged in traffic control and traffic planning design programs; Good powers of observation; Diplomacy and tact in dealing with subordinates, representatives of cooperating agencies and groups, and the general public; Initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult traffic engineering problems; Physically active and mentally capable of performing all the duties of the classification. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: 1. Oral Appraisal: 70% max. 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30% Max. 3. Total: Evaluation of Oral Appraisal, Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100% Max. Closing Date/Time: 11/16/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Full Time
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.TheCity 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! Who We Are Classification and Compensation is responsible for providing classification and compensation services, which include but are not limited to, job analyses, organizational design, compensation analysis, maintenance of the classification system, salary equity reviews, and creating/revising positiondescriptions. Position Summary The Classification and Compensation Analyst IIIis the senior technical level of this series and reportsto theChief of Classification and Compensation. The incumbent researches and analyzes position descriptions for classification and compensation, evaluates Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) status implications and legal applications and reviews employee coding if and when applicable. They perform benchmarking regarding compensation and classification of positions both internally and externally. The position also compiles salary information for salary surveys and consults with departments on salary planning, compensation practices, promotions, waivers, and issues related to pay application and policy adherence. The Classification and Compensation Analyst III often performs duties that have City-wide impact and involves working with a wide variety of individuals and groups with different needs/concerns. Examples of Duties Participate in compensation surveys and analyze survey results to benchmark positions, identify market trends and make sound compensation decisions. Counsel and advise managers, supervisors and employees for competitive hiring and to ensure adherence to Classification and Compensation policies, procedures, and practices. Utilize market data and internal comparables to assist in the revision, development, and maintenance of municipal salary structures and ranges. Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external key stakeholders that include, but are not limited to: Human Resource leaders and individual contributors, departments and divisions, and industry contacts. Evaluate existing programs, procedures, policies, and systems to support continuous improvement initiatives and develop new and innovative solutions to identified problems. Support management and administrative staff who formulate and effectuate management policies during collective bargaining. Conduct job evaluations and analyses to determine appropriate job and pay levels and FLSA exemption classifications. Assist in the development of moderate to complex compensation reports, metrics and tools. Develop and manage project, communication, and training plans to support the creation and implementation of compensation programs and processes. Assist in the administration of merit planning activities throughout the fiscal year. Interface with other Human Resources functions (i.e. HRIS, Recruitment, Employee Services) to ensure accurate compensation data is entered and updated in HRIS. Develop and revise job descriptions, job titles, and job codes. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications What you need to bring: Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field. Minimum three (3) years' experience in Compensation required. We prefer you also bring: Advanced knowledge of compensation analysis and job evaluation Strong Excel Experience Strong strategic, analytic, problem-solving and organizational skills Experience managing medium to large compensation projects Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation Licenses and Certifications May be required to periodically participate in continuing education opportunities in related professional development categories. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position Supplemental Information Things you'll like: The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package including health, dental, and vision benefits, generous paid time off, free/reduced parking, defined benefit pension plan, and 50% Employee Discount on Homes Purchased from the Detroit Land Bank's Housing Auction Program Things you'll love: World-class training that promote life-long learning and development Tuition discounts from educational partnerships Vast array of career opportunities Ability to drive social impact at the community level Ability to contribute to the success of the City of Detroit SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Demonstration (Microsoft Office) - Pass / Fail Evaluation of TEP - 30% Military Service - 1% Minimum to 15% Maximum Domicile Credit - 15 points Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 29, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, drives and operates special purpose vehicles and equipment consistent with the specified class evaluation factors. Examples of Duties Drives and operates special purpose vehicles and equipment consistent with departmental standards and procedures. Operates mounted equipment, implements, and accessories associated with or attached to the vehicle Loads and unloads materials or transported equipment. Plans sequence of operations. Changes various attachments. Directs the work activities of assigned helpers. Performs minor maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment, including, but not limited to, cleaning and servicing with gasoline, diesel fuel, water, oil, and grease. Assists in performing repairs of vehicles and equipment during inclement weather. Assists crew of assigned vehicle. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED. Two years of experience in the operation of special purpose vehicles and equipment. Valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License with Group A Designation and Air Brake Endorsement Current Valid Medical Examiner's Certificate certifyingphysical fitness for driving in accordance with State of Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1998 NOTE: The preexisting education requirement (completion of eight grades of schooling) will apply to current employees promoted or certified to this classification who were affiliated with Teamsters Local 214 in a classification listed in the Teamsters Craft Unit Schedule as of the date of this specification's adoption (12/15/2011). Special Note: This is a Detroit Police Department position, and Criminal Background investigations will be conducted. Felony Convictions can disqualify you as an applicant. Supplemental Information Evaluation of Training, Experience and Performance :100% Veterans Preference: 1-15 Points Domicile Credit: 15 Points Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 24, 2018
Full Time
Description LEGAL SECRETARY 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.TheCity 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! Under general supervision, enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support. Examples of Duties The Law Department is headed by the Corporation Counsel, Lawrence T. Garcia, who was appointed by the Mayor Mike Duggan, and confirmed by the City Council in January, 2018. The Law Department is comprised of seven divisions: Administration, FOIA, Governmental Affairs, Litigation, Labor/Employment & Workers Compensation, Transaction & Economic Development, Criminal Enforcement and Quality of Life. Each division, with the exception of the Administration Division, is responsible for a discrete area of the law and is made up of several sections. The Law Department is required by Charter to represent the City of Detroit in all civil actions or proceedings filed against the city. The Corporation Counsel may also prosecute any action or proceeding in which the city has a legal interest when directed to do so by the Mayor. The Corporation Counsel is the City's Prosecutor and shall institute, on behalf of the people, cases arising from the provisions of the Charter or City ordinances, and prosecute all actions for the recovery of fines, penalties and forfeitures. The Law Department is responsible for providing advice and opinions to the Mayor, City Council, and all city agencies. The Law Department is also accountable for approving all contracts, bonds, and written instruments. Upon the request of the Mayor or any member of City Council, the Law Department drafts any ordinance or resolution for introduction before City Council. Receives clients and office visitors. Screens calls, takes messages, and informs attorneys of urgent messages. Provides information regarding the status of cases and obtains information necessary toprocess cases. Operates personal computer to produce legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, opinions, complaints, orders, contracts, and subpoenas based upon verbal or written instructions, shorthand notes, rough drafts, or other materials. Composes routine letters and memoranda and prepares reports based upon verbal or written instruction and guidelines. Proofreads and corrects prepared materials for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, syntax, and content. Reviews legal documents to ensure they are in the proper format and contain all necessary exhibits/attachments. Inputs, retrieves, updates information using computerized databases. Distributes, files, and serves documents in accordance with court, administrative, City, Departmental and other governmental agencies procedures; and efiles documents in all courts. Communicates with other parties as directed; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorneys. Sorts and prioritizes attorneys' mail, including correspondence, motions, legal and/orcourt documents, and brings important or urgent matters to the attorneys' attention. Maintains, organizes and updates attorneys' calendar, tickler files and file management. Schedules court appearances, assembles documents and exhibits, keeps a check on pending cases to avoid default in filing pleadings, and maintains court dockets and diaries. Assists attorneys in organizing and responding to multiple priorities. Accepts service of a variety of legal documents, including, but not limited to motions, briefs, and notarizes documents. Ensures all billable hours are accurately recorded. Schedules and arranges depositions, IMEs and other requested meetings, conferences and hearings. Prepares vouchers for payment of authorized expenses. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; and participating in professional organizations. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and completion of a Legal Secretarial Training Program or other closely related training program. Six months of clerical experience, preferably in a legal office. -OR- One year of progressive clerical experience in a legal office environment. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Candidate must be able to qualify to become a Notary Public. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Written Examination: 65% Eval of TEP: 35% Veteran Points (Military Service): 1% Minimum to 15% Maximum Domicile Credit: up to 15 points KNOWLEDGE OF: Legal terminology and syntax, and of the content, organization, and format of legal documents and correspondence. Court and administrative systems rules and procedures. Office organization, workflow, and procedures. SKILL IN: Use of personal computers, common office word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Accurate transcription of recorded dictation at a moderate speed. Performing basic arithmetic calculations. Preparing statistical reports. Information management. Use of technology as a tool to provide support to attorneys. Interpreting instructions and guidelines in order to make decisions and take necessary action(s). ABILITY TO: Compose routine legal documents, letters, reports and summaries of complex material. Proofread and edit routine correspondence and legal documents for proper grammar, spelling and punctuation usage. Interpret and follow complex instructions and guidelines. Determine work priorities. Use business English with proficiency. Organize documents and files and handle changing priorities. Communicate effectively; use diplomacy and discretion in giving out information. Follow instructions. Maintain composure during stressful situations occurring as a result of workloads and/or deadlines. Effectively manage time. 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
Aug 25, 2018
Full Time
Description The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains tools and other equipment associated with installations; performs required routine preventative and predictive maintenance and other related work in Field services, Water and Wastewater Plant operations. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF Computer Maintenance Management System Procurement/purchasing, receiving, warehouse/inventory, and service contracting procedures and applications/systems Tools, methods, materials and practices used in repairing heavy machinery and equipment including some familiarity with methods and equipment used in moving heavy objects SKILL TO: Exercise proficiency in various job duties in the various plants as well as all the equipment used in the job Effectively query and generate work orders Maintain and update various databases and automated records Weld, braze and cut with electric arc and acetylene torch Use advanced technology Utilize cranes ABILITY TO: Complete arithmetic computation Read and interpret schematics Create, plan, schedule and close work orders Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Perform rigging process Direct team activities or to work as a team member Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Effectively perform shop math Maintain regular and reliable attendance Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Minimum Qualifications High School or GED Michigan S4 or F4 license within two (2) years of level 1 designation Closing Date/Time: