City of Detroit

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56 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Description The Professional Administrative Analyst is an experienced professional who performs complex and technical administrative work in all areas of DWSD. Examples of Duties SKILL TO: Prepare formal and informal statements and exhibits Generate reports Independently analyze data in order to make recommendations Independently analyze data in order to make recommendations for resolution Make recommendations to business processes Conduct presentations on specified topics Analyze the requirements of business systems and processes Use advanced technology ABILITY TO : Work effectively with minimal supervision Complete specialized, technical assignments Develop effective working relationships with other business units as well as external vendors and customers Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Demonstrate proficiency in written communication Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Maintain regular and reliable attendance Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Perform technical tasks. Initiate actions for the settlement of problems falling outside of routine procedures. Conduct technical research and investigations. Coordinate and manage tests of systems, changes and upgrades. Implement approved systems or methods. Perform technical accounting, math and banking related tasks to serve the Treasury Department as well as other areas within DWSD. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Provide on the job training. Work on various shifts, including weekends. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree with specialization in Business Administration or Accounting. Valid Michigan Driver's License Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Description The Public Safety Mobile Technician (Information Technology Technician) Manager II manages a staff engaged in a wide range of information technology functions including installing and maintaining hardware and software systems, maintaining and repairing equipment, setting-up computer security measures, and troubleshooting and offering technical support. The incumbent performs work which leverages technology to provide business value through the deployment of emerging technologies and IT support services that meet business goals, reduce operating costs, and maximize efficiencies and effectiveness. Most Information Technology Technicians commonly use at least some terminology from programming, system control, and user access language. The staff managed includes a full range of clerical and administrative support as well as managerial, supervisory, paraprofessional, and technical staff. The Public Safety Mobile Technician (Information Technology Technician) Manager II participates with other Public Safety Mobile Technician managers and supervisors and the Director of Public Safety and Cyber Security to provide exceptional and reliable IT support services, using various programs, procedures, and controls to assist IT professionals in computer system development, IT infrastructure, data and operating security, radio installation and maintenance, systems functionality, and to assure that management obtains maximum benefit from information technology technician resources. The incumbent monitors controls over the activities and programs of division personnel through accountability for the success of specific line or staff programs, monitoring the progress of the organization toward goals, and periodically evaluating and making appropriate adjustments. Subordinates include Public Safety Mobile Technician Managers, Supervisory Public Safety Mobile Technicians, Public Safety Mobile Technicians, and other paraprofessionals who perform information technology work. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Public Safety Mobile Technician (Information Technology Technician) Manager II develops policies, procedures and programs by directing subordinate staff to: provide services or assistance to one or a mix of functional areas typically identified as security, network, systems, storage/backup, mobility, and desktop support; provide mobile support to users through training on new and modified equipment, maintaining networks, and providing technical and functional advice to users; perform installation, monitoring, and maintenance of radios (800 MHz radio equipment) and other technological systems for Public Safety; assist Information Technology Specialists in collecting, organizing, and maintaining computer program documentation and manuals; and as directed, code programs, create flowcharts and diagrams, and perform other similar duties. The Public Safety Mobile Technician (Information Technology Technician) Manager II exercises accountability for all matters associated with completing work assignments of assigned subordinates including determining the work to be performed and the methods used. Results of the work are considered technically authoritative and evaluated in terms of the effectiveness of the advice in meeting the Chief Information Officer and Mayor's objectives. Guidelines consist of broad policy directives and basic legislation and require the Public Safety Mobile Technician (Information Technology Technician) Manager II to use considerable judgment in interpreting the intent of the guidelines to generate specific policies and guidance for use by subordinates in developing various components of the City's programs. The complexity of the work is reflected in the need for planning, directing and integrating budgeting and program planning processes covering a broad range of government functions, programs and services. The work requires consideration of all aspects of City, County and State operations as well as community issues and impacts, and development of solutions that accommodate conflicting objectives from a variety of organizations, groups and individuals. Examples of Duties DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develops, publishes, administers, and enforces the City's IT security program policy and strategy for public safety technology applications and functions Deploys, monitors, maintains, and enhances the City's security technology; Directs the conducting of IT risk assessments, security audits, penetration tests, and security incident investigations for City systems and networks related to public safety Ensures integrity of citywide data, proprietary information, and related intellectual property through information security and access management Oversees proper network security protection through smart firewalls, intrusion protection systems, secure and encrypted virtual private networks (VPN), and secure user validation Assists City departments and agencies in meeting their regulatory and compliance needs by designing and implementing controls and providing guidance and recommendations Manages Public Safety Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management System, Mobility (AVL/GPS), Radio System, 911, and other systems Provides oversight of the Public Safety agencies with respect to IT infrastructure, prepares and analyzes IT infrastructure capital plans and budgets, and manages and monitors IT project plans, among other items Consults with other DoIT personnel and City agencies to better manage project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance Manages the preparation of reports or correspondence concerning project specifications, activities, or status; Reviews reports prepared by subordinates and provides approval, denial, or recommendations for improvement Oversees the management of data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements Manages the evaluation and selection of computer hardware and software; Monitors the installation and maintenance of systems; Directs subordinates to troubleshoot compatibility and connectivity problems Instructs subordinates to assist system users on systems and equipment and provide lead technical and functional advice to users as needed including, but not limited to 800 MHz radio equipment Manages the training of new users to use new or modified equipment Ensures proper maintenance of networks by directing activities such as file addition, deletion, or backup Reviews and verifies stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture Establishes and administers functional or system standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed Monitors ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software Serves as a liaison to internal and external agencies; Addresses local area network operational issues including terminal malfunctions, connectivity issues, and other computer software or hardware operational issues; Quickly addresses daily operational issues identified by end users, identifying the problem and taking the necessary corrective action, either on own initiative or with subordinate DoIT personnel Develops, reviews, implements, and manages the content for training materials and procedures for the Chief Learning Officer; At the request of the Chief Learning Officer, assists with the training of end users Provides mastery oversight to the most difficult repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Reviews and approves orders and inventories of spare parts, including stripping surplus equipment for usable parts Advises on systems problems; Recommends and implements ways to improve controls, minimize risk, reduce problems, and ultimately improve performance and efficiency Prepares high-level summary reports for Executive team Manages the continual operations of the radio systems and communications equipment, and the immediate readiness of the associated backup/redundant systems Advises on and instructs subordinates to refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors for service May be required to perform duties or provide support beyond normal work days for projects and supported system maintenance requirements Performs special projects and other duties as assigned GENERAL MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages a subordinate staff of managers, supervisors, and paraprofessionals who perform information technology work Uses some subordinates in guiding and controlling work Deals with officials of other units or organizations Advises higher supervisory and management officials not covered by this guide Directs a sizable work operation Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees Evaluates performance of subordinates Gives advice, counsels, or instructions to individual employees on both work and administrative matters Interviews candidates for positions in their unit Makes recommendations for appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions Hears and resolves complaints from employees Refers group grievances and the more serious complaints not re­solved to higher level supervisors Recommends minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands As needed, consults with specialists on training needs, and deciding on training problems related to the units supervised Identifies developmental and training needs of employees in consultation with the Chief Learning Officer Provides or makes provision for such development and training Minimum Qualifications 5-10 years relevant experience Experience with mobile technology (modems, cellular, radio) Project management with multiple vendors Familiarity with 800 mhz radio Supervision of 5+ people Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Description The Professional Administrative Analyst is an experienced professional who performs complex and technical administrative work in all areas of DWSD. Perform technical tasks. Initiate actions for the settlement of problems falling outside of routine procedures. Conduct technical research and investigations. Coordinate and manage tests of systems, changes and upgrades. Implement approved systems or methods. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF : Job assignment and/or expertise area Business technology, data management systems and applications Department-wide reporting tools Departmental mission, processes, policies and procedures Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO : Prepare formal and informal statements and exhibits Generate reports Independently analyze data in order to make recommendations for resolution Make recommendations to business processes Conduct presentations on specified topics Analyze the requirements of business systems and processes Use advanced technology ABILITY TO : Work effectively with minimal supervision Complete specialized, technical assignments Develop effective working relationships with other business units as well as external vendors and customers Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Demonstrate proficiency in written communication Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Maintain regular and reliable attendance Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree; with specialization in Business Administration or related field of study Minimum of one year of experience related to the field and/or job assignment Education requirement can be substituted with extensive experience, at the discretion of the General Manager or designee. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Description Human Resource Assistants in this class lead and perform general office assistant work in support of Employee Services, Classification & Compensation, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations, Policy & Planning, Operations, Recruiting and Talent Development and Performance Management. The work requires knowledge of the procedures,techniques and practices involved in carrying out the work of an organization within established guidelines, and the skill to use various office equipment including fax machines, photocopiers, scanners, videoconferencing, telephone systems, and the ability to create and edit documents. Examples of Duties DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Illustrative) The duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job class and are not intended to be an inclusive list; responsibilities. Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfer calls as appropriate. Assists departments in carrying out various human resource programs and procedures for all employees. Assists Human Resource staff members by providing information about procedures, practices and policies within the function or division. Assists in administration of the compensation and classification program. Assists in organizational training and development efforts. Checks and/or compares documents, forms, applications, or other materials for Human Resource function and divisional accuracy, completeness, grammar, and format. Conducts or assists in the process of new-employee orientations. Coordinates conferences, meetings, or special events, and arranges travel reservations for office personnel. Creates, maintains, and enters information into HRMS databases. Develops material for use in public speaking engagements. Greets visitors or callers and handles their inquiries or directs them to the appropriate persons according to their needs. Helps maintain organizational charts and related human resource function directories. Helps monitor the performance appraisal process. Independently notes and follows up on commitments made at meetings and conferences by Human Resources management, functional management, and Human Resource specialists and analysts. Locates and assembles documents for briefings and conferences. Maintains functional information needed for budget purposes. Maintains HRMS records and compiles reports from the database as needed. Maintains scheduling and event calendars. Makes copies of correspondence or other printed material. Monitors and maintains human capital development, talent development measurement strategy and all related metrics, reporting and special reports. Operates electronic mail systems and coordinates the flow of information with Human Resources divisions or with other organizations. Operates office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arranges for repairs when equipment malfunctions. Participates in recruitment efforts; helps coordinate the use of temporary employees. Performs human resource related duties as required and assigned. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Prepares minutes of meetings from notes and/or recordings. Prepares standardized and custom reports of a financial, personnel, payroll, or department- specific nature. Requisitions office supplies, repairs on office equipment and printing services. Serves as a liaison between members of the Human Resource divisions, management and staff by transmitting information, explaining appropriate work instructions, and following up on assignments. Sets up, manages, and develops systems for paper or electronic filing systems, records information, updates paperwork, or maintains documents, such as attendance records, correspondence or other material. Sorts, opens, and distributes incoming mail to staff. Supports department managers, department directors or related management staff. Uses computers for various applications, such as database management, or word processing. Writes simple or repetitive, non-technical correspondence such as letters of acknowledgement in accordance with a given format. Minimum Qualifications Education High School graduation or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Preferred Associates in Business Administration or related field. Experience At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the Human Resource roles and responsibilities to include Employee Relations, Recruitment, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: (NOTE: REVISED) Keyboard Skills/Software Demo- P/F Oral Appraisal - 70% (Maximum) Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% (Maximum) Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP = 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 18, 2018
Full Time
Description The Housing and Revitalization Department is seeking to fill one Policy Development and Implementation Program Analyst IV position. The Policy Development and Implementation Program Analyst IV is an intermediate level professional located within the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department's Office of Policy Development and Implementation that receives close direction from Policy Development and Implementation Supervisors or Managers. The Policy Development and Implementation Program Analyst IV primarily serves as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness and feasibility of programs and operations relating to housing programs, developments, and policy projects, as well as government grant projects. The Program Analyst IV is responsible for analyzing, evaluating, and recommending policies and programs related to the work of the Housing and Revitalization Department. The Program Analyst will develop strategies, programs, and policies related to the preservation and development of single-family and multifamily housing, as well as developments utilizing tax incentives. The Program Analyst IV will utilize quantitative, qualitative, and spatial real estate market and demographic data to develop program recommendations and strategies for consideration by senior management of the Housing and Revitalization Department. Policy Development and Implementation Program Analysts also manage the collection and maintenance of key data used by the department to analyze programs, policies, and real estate market trends. Other key services performed by Policy Development and Implementation Program Analyst IV include assisting with continual timely and accurate tracking of activity and spending of City allocated resources, regardless of the source, to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and program requirements. Policy Development and Implementation Analysts also identify funding needs and sources for the implementation of programs and policies. In addition, Policy Development and Implementation Analystsensure that all of the centralized program reporting requirements of the Office of Grants Management (OGM) are met. Examples of Duties The Policy Development and Implementation Program Analyst IV performs a variety of program and project management functions including but not limited to: Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives; Develops, administers, monitors or evaluates economic and community development programs, grants and/or contracts for conformance, effectiveness and timeliness; Develops cost analyses of projects or performs cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; Utilizes data collection and analysis techniques to evaluate individual programs; submits oral and written reports to management personnel for their consideration and decision-making; Researches and investigates new or improved business and management practices for application to agency programs or operations; Attends meetings of other governmental agencies, businesses, and community groups as assigned and summarizes discussion and action items; drafts responses to requests for information; Assists in of proposed statements of work, requests for proposals and qualifications; Upon award of contracts, tracks contractor performance; Coordinates bid process with other staff, contractors, and vendors to ensure bids are obtained in a timely manner; Performs cost estimates for required rehabilitation, modernization, and/or structural repairs and ensures that work is in compliance with program guidelines and/or Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements; Manages and provides oversight over the utilization of various City tax abatements, primarily regarding housing and mixed-use developments; Responds to HUD monitoring findings as a result of periodic audits and reviews audit and investigative reports to determine appropriate changes or corrective action required; Oversees, reviews, analyzes, and evaluates program, project, and initiative assistance applications, plans, and estimates; Prepares, processes, issues, and tracks program, project and initiative assistance awards and ensures and monitors compliance with all terms and conditions of reporting requirements; and Identifies promising and strategic resource opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Minimum Qualifications Experience Four (4) years of professional experience involving the systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of grants, housing development, or other financial data is required. Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business administration, public administration, public policy, economics, finance, accounting, urban studies, information technology, or a closely related field. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 65%(Min) - 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 18, 2018
Full Time
Description The Housing and Revitalization Department is seeking to fill an Asset Manager III (Housing Underwriter III) position. The Housing Underwriter III is an experienced level professional located within the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department's Office of Housing Underwriting that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Asset Manager III (Housing Underwriter III) primarily serves as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the multi-family housing portfolio. Asset Manager III (Housing Underwriter III) gather financial information critical to the decision making process; meet with recipients and sub-recipients to discuss work-out strategies for troubled assets; review financial data to ensure acceptable risk; and evaluate and analyze the overall financial portfolio of a recipient or sub-recipient to make a final recommendation regarding whether or not to approve a funding request. Other key services performed by Asset Manager include providing management services, monitoring ongoing operations, approving reserve draws, meeting with developers, resolving project issues, consulting with governmental agencies, negotiating terms, promoting public awareness, training staff, researching social or housing conditions, updating credit and funding files, and staying informed on governmental policy and regulations changes. The Asset Manager perform a detailed credit analysis on recipients and sub-recipients based on the review of financial viability, plan feasibility, project budget, potential incentives and cost and valuation estimates. Examples of Duties The Asset Manager III (Housing Underwriter III) performs a variety of underwriting functions including but not limited to: Obtains and compiles copies of recipients' or sub-recipients' credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information; Meets with recipient or sub-recipient to identify and achieve mutual goals and obtain information for applications and to answer questions about the process to determine whether they meet criteria for support; Manage a portfolio of the City's investments in multi-family projects; Coordinate activities with outside compliance, and loan servicing consultants; Conduct annual financial analysis of operations of housing developments in the portfolio, and financial statements of all guarantors; Gather and track data on tenancy, operating costs, and other metrics, and produce reports to management on trends; Conduct annual site visits on multi-family assets; Review financial capacity of developers applying for financing for multi-family projects; Assists in the creation, development, implementation, and modification of legal documents and ensures that they are complete and accurate according to policy; Recommend solutions to troubled properties to senior management; Analyze proposals from developers seeking to recapitalize existing assets, and negotiate terms at the direction of management; Interprets and ensures compliance with Federal, State, local, and departmental program regulations, policies, and procedures; Analyzes complicated recipient or sub-recipient financial status, credit, and property evaluations; Reviews and analyzes compound project information, including cash flow computations and cost certification to determine if conditions meet certain standards; Track reserve balances, and approve of payments for capital improvements; Monitors regulations for changes which may affect the operating procedures and policies of the department and associated agencies; Performs Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and related housing research as required; prepares reports for City management and City Council; and Prepares advanced statistical data analysis and reports of demographic, social, or housing conditions. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, economics, or other related field of study. Experience Three (3) years of professional experience involving risk evaluation related to the granting of loans or insurance for housing development projects, as well as a systematic preparation, review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of sub-recipient data, budgets, grants, loans, or other financial data is required. License / Certificates None. 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 15, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs a variety of tasks in connection with the propagation, cultivation, care, and exhibition of native and tropical plants in greenhouses, buildings, and park areas. Examples of Duties Performs the individual tasks involved in assignments such as planting seeds, making cuttings and grafts, layering and setting out plants, bulbs and tubers. Pots and repots plants. Cultivates, fertilizes, and waters plants. Prunes shrubs and vines and collects seeds. Regulates the temperature of greenhouses and conservatories. Lays-out and plants, cultivates, mulches and edges flower beds throughout the season. Carries out plans for arranging flowers for show. Supervises the work of a small group of helpers who prepares soil, water, fertilizes and cultivates plants, prunes or cuts back, sets out and/or stores bulbs and tubers; pots plants, and cuts back perennials for the winter, as required. Assigns tasks and instructs workers. Inspects work in process and upon completion. Repairs small tools and equipment used in cultivating flowers and plants. Applies pesticides to land or plant life. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or GED. Preferably completion of two years of college coursework in horticulture, floriculture or related field. Two years of professional experience in greenhouse work or landscape and/or garden work. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Web Developer III is an experienced level information technology professional located within various offices in the City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that requires minimal direction and supervision. A Web Developer plans, designs, develops, tests, implements, and manages the City's Internet and intranet activities, including managing, creating, or integrating with web-based applications that will enable new tasks/processes or streamline existing tasks/processes. The work performed by Web Developers primarily involves performing basic Internet/intranet support functions such as web page/application design, content development, and site updates. Web Developers build web applications and user experiences that change the way people perceive and interact with the City of Detroit. Web Developers also contribute technical guidance during implementations of new systems or applications and play a key role in the management and maintenance of the City's website(s). Examples of Duties Professional, comprehensive knowledge of city technological website development principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do experienced level work such as: Fundamental data processing methods, practices, and techniques in work involving development, test, implementation, and modification of computer programs and operating procedures Web technologies, standard concepts, best practices, and procedures, including: content management systems, web analytics, and web portal software Standard Internet protocols, such as Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) One or more programming, scripting, and styling languages, such as HTML, Javascript, CSS, Ruby, Python, ASP.NET, PHP, etc. Designing and developing dynamic, database-backed applications, leveraging database platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, etc. Building and/or manipulating cloud-based computing environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) Internet security principles and protocols, such as Security Sockets Layer (SSL) and encryption Usability concepts; i.e., navigational aids, site architecture, knowledge management, and information rendering Web-based application and accessibility technologies, such as voice recognition and screen readers Programming and scripting languages Design tools, such as Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator Data content and output options for a variety of administrative, scientific, and/or technical program applications that are processed on any of several multi-program operating systems Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming A body of standardized regulations, requirements, procedures, and operations associated with clerical and technical duties related to web design and administration, including U.S. copyright laws Personal computer capabilities, the application of computer systems, and methods and techniques used to operate mainframe computer systems and peripheral equipment in the City Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Minimum Qualifications Skill in: Writing computer programs for various purposes Use of personal computers and other voice and data communications equipment to perform a wide range of activities Use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software packages) in order to prepare presentations, write letters and memorandums Use of Excel (e.g. Formulas, Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, other functions, charts and tables) functionality in order to analyze data and present data on technology operations Use of large complex, multi-departmental systems, and demonstrate the knowledge required to interpret resulting reports and summaries Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Ability to: Operate a variety of computer systems and peripheral equipment in order to diagnose and resolve basic operational problems Design and develop web pages Develop and implement new and innovative methods, techniques, and procedures related to the City's Internet/intranet Communicate with and instruct others, using technical and nontechnical language to explain complex subjects and processes Work with multiple priorities under time constraints Identify problems, use creative thinking and sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations or decisions concerning proper course of action Plan work to set well-defined and realistic goals, to evaluate and to monitor progress, and to effectively manage time Interact effectively with senior leadership, department personnel and others with tact and diplomacy Quickly adapt to change Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Speak clearly so others can understand you Work as part of a team Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, responsible for operating and maintaining refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including auxiliary equipment requiring possession of a Refrigeration Operator License. Examples of Duties Operates and adjusts refrigeration equipment. Balances, adjusts, and sets controls including but not limited to, expansion valves; hydrostatic and electric regulators, and various switches to maintain humidity and temperature levels. Operates and maintains a refrigeration compressor room, including, but not limited to, condensing, chilled water pumping, and circulatory apparatus. Operates and maintains air washing, mixing, and conditioning units. Performs inspections to check operating performance of equipment. Maintains required readings of refrigerant, including but not limited to, other pressures, dry and wet bulb temperatures, humidity and other readings in activity log records. Inspects and lubricates bearings and housing. Changes parts on motors, fans, compressors, pumps, and other equipment. Checks and replaces worn belts on belt-driven equipment. Assists in making major repairs and overhauls to refrigeration and air-conditioning units. Minimum Qualifications Completion of High School Diploma or G.E.D. Two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment and their auxiliaries requiring possession of a license indicated by the title of the class. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Operating details and characteristics of a variety of types of refrigeration and air- conditioning, ice making, water cooling, and other similar equipment and systems. Applicable safety codes, regulations and ordinances. SKILL IN : Working with the tools and materials commonly employed in the operation and maintenance of such equipment. Physical strength and manual dexterity. ABILITY TO : Maintain operation and maintenance activity logs. Diagnose and troubleshoot operating conditions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Read and understand wiring diagrams, operating and repair instructions and manuals. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid First Class Refrigeration Operator's License or Greater. Valid State of Michigan Operator 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 : None. 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 24, 2018
Full Time
Description The Organizational Development Director plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the operations and activities for the human resources, training and safety units; develops and implements policies and procedures, budget administration, organizes tasks and sets priorities that involve a high level of independent judgment, initiative and discretion. Examples of Duties Direct work activities of team members relating to employment, compensation, benefits, labor relations, safety, employee relations and training and development. Serve as a liaison between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. Create and/or analyze department policies and procedures to maintain competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements. Advise managers and union officials on policy matters such as disciplinary concerns, grievances, Americans with Disability Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act and other relevant statutes, workplace violence, equal employment opportunities and sexual harassment. Develop a diverse workforce through staff planning, succession and progression planning, coaching and counseling, collaboration with employees on career paths, and competency development. Develop and adequately staff a robust occupational health and safety office. Establish and implement new techniques, procedures, processes, measurements, performance standards and solutions to accomplish department's strategies and goals. Confer with staff on questions and concerns and interpretation of performance, attendance, conduct, policies and procedures. Represent department at hearings and investigations. Interact with union officials on a day-to-day basis to resolve concerns. Lead joint activities with other unit managers and department representatives to address service concerns. Evaluate staff performance through collaboration on assignments and projects and review of results. 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. RELATED JOB FUNCTIONS: Administer the implementation and management of special programs and projects.Prepare and monitor the unit's budget.Supervise the preparation of analytical and statistical reports.Perform related work duties as assigned. SKILL TO : Communicate effectively with internal and external customers Operate specialized hardware devices or software programs relating to HR or performance management systems Protect the organization's values by keeping information confidential Network and build relationships Create reports and track progression Conduct independent, original research based on sound analysis and leading to appropriate recommendation to resolve specific issues Conduct comprehensive and unbiased investigations Formulate reasonable and effective conclusions Identify current and potential issues as well as evaluating and implementing solutions Act as a proactive trusted advisor and leader Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint Speak in public settings Instruct on policy enforcement and best practices Manage negotiations in stressful and complex environments Lead continuous improvement projects Manage multiple projects Coordinate a wide variety of inter-related activities and managing multiple priorities Communicate effectively with unit heads and staff, contractors, consultants, public officials and the public Use advanced technology Contribute to leadership planning and change ABILITY TO Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Negotiate and administer Collective Bargaining Agreements Work effectively in a team-based, flexible workforce Display resourcefulness and initiative in performance of duties Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, psychology, public administration or related field of study A minimum of five (5) years of recent human resources experience with increasing levels of responsibility and authority in a combination of the following areas: recruitment and selection, labor relations, HR consulting, examinations and test development, classification compensation, succession planning, coaching, job design, HR records, safety, training, with some experience as a team or project leader, preferably in connection with large-scale public or private utility operations Valid Driver's License The ability to work irregular hours, to commute to DWSD facilities and work sites, and respond to after hour emergencies and on-call responses. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods, operating a vehicle, commuting to DWSD work sites; verbal acuity; manual dexterity. May require light to moderate lifting, reaching, pulling, and carrying. Manual dexterity and audiovisual/linguistic acuity required. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, is responsible for overall planning and execution of daily, monthly and yearly regular and special municipal park maintenance and development work. Assists in coordinating the activities of a large group of employees engaged in park maintenance and development activities over a city-wide area. Represents the General Services Department in matters concerning maintenance and construction activities for such recreational areas and their amenities. Examples of Duties Supervises the activities of a moderately large number of subordinates engaged in the development and maintenance of recreational areas and amenities for public use. Prepares and organizes work schedules and project schedules for the continued long term growth of the Park Development Unit. Assigns work and advises subordinates on methods and procedures. Requisitions supplies and equipment, inspects work prior to and upon completion. Prepares scope of work required with inter-departmental purchase orders for necessary services and equipment procurement. Oversees unit budget and repairs reports and projections for unit manager. Consults on the preparation of plans for the development of recreational areas by inspecting sites to be developed, suggests changes, revisions or repairs of such plans. Prepares specifications for services, material or equipment necessary to the completion of the plans, advises on the acceptance or rejection of bids. Inspects the equipment, material or services supplied by the successful bidder prior to the authorization of payment. Investigates new methods, materials and equipment for use in recreational area development, for the purpose of obtaining satisfactory results at lowest overall cost. Recommends on approval of contract documents. Serves as the unit liaison for interdepartmental activities. Inspects individually or with subordinates all work accomplished and recommends the authorization of partial payments to contractors. Initiates change orders which will effect economies or increase quality at low cost. Performs final inspection after completion of project or work order. Recommends final payments to contractors. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree with a specialization in fields related to park development work. Four years of experience in landscape and/or park construction including two years which has been in a supervisory capacity, preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Municipal landscaping principles and practices. Engineering principles, methods, material and equipment involved in the design and construction of recreational areas and facilities. SKILL IN: Observation. Physical and Mechanical dexterity. Oral and written communication. Interacting effectively with subordinates and the public with tact and diplomacy. Initiative and resourcefulness in expediting work progress. ABILITY TO: Plan, coordinate and organize large scale construction activities. Prepare work schedules, cost estimates and other pertinent documents. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver's license is needed for this position, chauffer license is preferred . Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None. 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 Closing Date/Time:
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
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description The Inspector is responsible for the execution of contractor construction services for major and smaller projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Review and interpret plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provide detailed information of factors or issues that may affect construction projects. Maintain quality control standards by assuring inspection and field or laboratory testing of all construction materials, supplies and equipment used on construction projects. Prepare daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. Advise and assist the engineer in refining requests, securing corrections to defective work, errors and omissions in the design to avoid a non-compliance report. Attend construction meetings. Monitor work schedules to determine progress and prepare estimates for contract payments. Ensure safety regulations are enforced on construction sites. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE). A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: ? Water distribution and wastewater collection processes, equipment and systems ? Principles and practices of engineering and construction management ? Safety regulations such as OSHA, MIOSHA, and other applicable local and state codes, rules and policies ? Construction specifications, standards and materials testing requirements ? Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Conduct precise observations Prepare clear and accurate reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematics Maintain regular and reliable attendance Provide training and evaluation as a subject matter expert on technical topics Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED Two (2) years of construction management experience in relation to a water treatment facility and distribution system EPA Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Certification EPA Lead Abatement Certification MIOSHA Confined Space Certification MDEQ Soil Erosion & Soil Control Certification ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to climb, bend, twist, kneel, carry, stack, hit, push, pull and other efforts requiring considerable physical strength. This position also requires the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods of time, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms, detect abnormal equipment sounds, visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night. Employees will be required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; perform scaffold, confined space, elevated and underground work. This position is also required to pass a maximum exercise tolerance test and pulmonary function test to demonstrate the ability to work under a minimum air pressure of twenty (20) pounds. Employees will also be required to pass a bio-mechanical physical and vision test, yearly baseline physical and fit test for respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate equipment. Environmental Working Requirements: Work performed at the plants or in a field environment. This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work may be performed near open water, dusty areas, and systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive,heat producing and potentially explosive. Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas that require respiratory protection and personal protective equipment (PPE), and under slippery and wet conditions. Valid Michigan Driver's License May be required to provide own vehicle for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis Ability to work irregular hours, commute to DWSD facilities and work sites Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, assists with water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Enforces safety regulations at municipal swimming pools. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects swimmers for cleanliness and infectious diseases. Monitors swimming activities. Assists swimmers in distress. Administers first aid. Assists individuals in learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pool. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Cleans pool and deck area. Minimum Qualifications Completion of two years of high school. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Resuscitation and lifesaving methods. Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. Specific Swimming Techniques. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate. (4) Candidates considered for placement in this classification must Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes in the following order within the standard time set by the City of Detroit Recreation Department: 200 yards front crawl, using rhythmic breathing, having a stabilizing and propellant kick. 100 yards breaststroke, using pull, breath, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards front crawl. 100 yards breaststroke. (5) If potential staff person is 17 years of age or younger, they must submit a School District Work Permit prior to completion of the hiring process. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Minimum Age Requirement - 16. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification. Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! Examples of Duties SUMMARY : Under general supervision, monitors water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool or beach. MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Monitors swimming activities and responds to problem situations. Administers first aid. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects patrons for infectious skin diseases and cleanliness of body. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Assists/instructs individuals learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pools. Enforces beach rules and regulations. Ensures the cleanliness of assigned areas, including, but not limited to the pool, first aid room, and guard's room. Issues bathing suits, towels and lockers. Cleans foot basins and refills with clean water. Ensures that the beach is clear of debris. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Education: High School graduation or GED. Experience: One year of experience as a lifeguard preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Resuscitation and lifesaving methods. Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate. Candidates considered for placement in this classification must Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes in the following order within the standard time set by the City of Detroit Recreation Department: 200 yards front crawl, using rhythmic breathing, having a stabilizing and propellant kick. 100 yards breaststroke, using pull, breath, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards front crawl 100 yards breaststroke Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification. Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools or a beach. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED. Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) License and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credits: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. _____________________________________________________________________________ The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position Closing Date/Time: