City of Detroit

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49 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dec 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, directs and organizes the swimming activities of a community center, or has charge of a swimming pool, and provides instruction in swimming. Examples of Duties Plans, organizes and directs swimming classes. Provides lessons in all swimming strokes, water games, and diving and lifesaving techniques. Oversees water safety for participants and provides first aid when necessary. Maintains order, in and around pools. Arranges and encourages participation in swimming meets, diving exhibitions and other aquatic programs and competitions. Selects and coaches individual participants and teams in activities. Promotes community interest in swimming and related sports. Enforces Recreation Department rules and regulations for pool usage. Inspects pools, locker rooms and lockers for cleanliness. Minimum Qualifications Completion of two years of college coursework in physical education, community recreation or a related field. Bachelor's degree in community recreation, physical education or a related field preferred. One year of experience teaching swimming. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of a Swimming Instructor, the operational effectiveness, efficiency, or productivity within the department to do work such as: KNOWLEDGE OF : Various swimming strokes, lifesaving holds and diving techniques. Community recreation work. First aid resuscitation, CPR and emergency medical procedures. SKILL IN : Oral communication. Physical agility. Competitive swimming. Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Instruct beginners and more advanced pupils in the art of swimming. Administer in-service training to lifeguards and lead annual re-certification classes. Perform rescue activities. Direct subordinate lifeguards. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in promoting interest in activities. Interact effectively with departmental personnel and the general public with tact and diplomacy. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work is characterized as active. The Swimming Instructor, swims, walks, stands and/or sits for long periods of time. There are occasions where it will be required to lift equipment and persons when necessary. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed predominately in a swimming pool located at one of the facilities which could include an outdoor facility. There may be moderate exposure to the sun and possibly rain on inclement days when working at the outdoor facilities. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License. Valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certificate (LGI) and an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (New Methods) Certificate. Valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Valid Standard First Aid Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: Oral Appraisal: 70% Evaluation of T. E. P. or 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 24, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, conducts construction inspections to assure compliance with codes, standards, plans and specifications. Examples of Duties 1. Inspects small construction projects or components of major construction projects such as street cuts, sidewalk construction, asphalt street paving, building structures, bridges, tunnels, caissons concrete, water distribution mains, lateral sewers, heavy equipment and other permit construction work. 2. Reviews and interprets plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provides detailed information of factors or issues that may affect projects. 3. Evaluates work site and reports on potential hazards to utilities and ensures that work sites are properly barricaded for the safety of workers and the public. 4. Prepares daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. 5. Monitors work schedules to determine progress and prepares estimates for contract payments. 6. Inspects, verifies and reports on conditions that may require changes to contract specifications, construction work procedures or schedules. 7. Evaluates the manufacturing of materials and conducts material tests at asphalt and concrete batch plants, slag plants and other material producing operations. 8. Maintains field liaison with suppliers and contractors. 9. Prepares drawings, sketches and other documentation to reflect completed construction work. 10. Conducts field tests to determine the quality of materials and accuracy of finished work. 11. Transports material samples to testing facilities to obtain test certification and documentation. 12. Checks location, dimensions, alignment and grade of component structures. 13. Responds to inquiries or complaints. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a High School Diploma or G.E.D.Preferably completion of two years of college level engineering or construction related courses. Two years of experience in general construction work in major construction of field engineering projects, to include conducting inspections. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: 1. Computerized Examination: 70% Max. 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30% Max. 3. Interview: Pass/Fail LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis; Valid State of Michigan Driver License required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is performed at a construction or field work site and involves exposure to heat, dust, fumes, standing water, confined spaces, raised platforms, excavations and seasonal weather conditions. Must possess sufficient strength to lift and carry tools, materials and equipment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nov 22, 2018
Full Time
Description Under the general supervision of a maintenance supervisor and the general oversight of the Master Electrician of Record, provides journey worker electrical installation, repair and maintenance services and trains and directs the work of registered apprentices. ****APPLICATIONS WITHOUT RESUMES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED**** ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Examples of Duties Installs, diagnoses and repairs transformers, motors and starters, switchgear, programmable logic controllers, relays and meter equipment. Replaces motor bearings and brushes. Installs, alters or replaces conduit, wiring, switches and outlets for lighting and power supply for interior electrical systems, safety zone lights, floodlights, airport signals, control systems, motors, office and residential needs, and other needs as directed. Isolates equipment; locates and clears grounds, short circuits and electrical or mechanical trouble on primary or secondary electrical circuits and their associated equipment and devices. Maintains and overhauls switchboards and supervisory control equipment. Inspects and maintains primary service installations and power distribution systems in public buildings. Maintains and calibrates electrical meters. Maintains emergency power systems. Ensures allied trades persons on maintenance teams understand electrical safety procedures. Carries tools, parts and supplies to areas of work. Cleans machinery, parts and equipment. Ensures that other employees in proximate work area understand basic electrical safety practices such as lockout/tagout procedure. Completes work orders and paperwork related to job tasks. Directs helpers and trains apprentices. Performs duties in accordance with departmental and regulatory safety procedures and standards, including but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. For a complete Job Specification cllck Here Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and completion of a United States Department of Labor registered electrical apprenticeship program. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Principles of electricity and electrical equipment. Electrical safety procedures. Electrical generation and medium voltage power distribution. The National Electrical Safety Code. The National Electric Code. SKILL IN : Safe and proper use of the hand and electrical tools of the trade Strength and dexterity required to perform duties of class. Reading blueprints, wiring and schematic diagrams and understanding and following written instructions. ABILITY TO : Write reports, use a personal computer and learn specialized workplace software. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in handling difficult problems of installation, maintenance and repair. Instruct and direct the work of others. Lift small electric motors or other electric components. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid City of Detroit, State of Michigan Electrical Journeyman or Master Electrician License; Certificate of Apprenticeship Completion. Valid State of Michigan Operator Licenserequired. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools necessary to perform the work assigned and will be required, when necessary, to operate a motor vehicle. Subjects/Weights Oral Appraisal: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Additional points will given for the following with the proper documentation: Military Service: 1 - 15 points Domicile Credit: 15 points ****APPLICATIONS WITHOUT RESUMES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED**** ***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, inspects electric lighting, heat, power and fire alarm installations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and City of Detroit ordinances, approved plans, and accepted standards and methods of work. Examines plans for compliance with applicable codes, laws and ordinances for the approval of application for permits. Examples of Duties Performs thorough inspections of new, renovated and existing premises' wiring systems in one and two-family dwellings, apartments, commercial and institutional buildings, medical facilities and factories for compliance with the National Electrical Code and City Ordinances and to identify hazardous conditions. Investigates electrical work performed without permit or by unlicensed persons per Department policy. Prepares reports of inspections. Performs investigations and reports of accidents and fires reported to have been of electrical origin. Investigates complaints of violations of codes and prepares notices of violations. Performs re-inspections of premises or equipment to determine corrections of code violations. Compiles information and prepares code violation cases for court. Appears and testifies regarding code violations in court cases. Prepares daily activities reports. Assists in examining applicants for licenses issued by the Division. Assists in the training of new employees assigned to the activity Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or GED. Two years of training in electrical principles and their practical application to the field of electricity with a reputable concern. One year of related trade instruction at a recognized institute of higher learning preferred. A minimum of two years as a Licensed Electrical Journeyperson with experience in the construction, maintenance, and testing of electrical installations and equipment, preferably including one year of experience in the inspection and/or supervisory phases of the work. Supplemental Information Valid Journeyman or Master Electrician License required. An applicant for registration as a provisional electrical inspector shall have two years of experience as a licensed journey worker or shall be licensed as a master electrician under the provisions of 1956 PA 217, MCL 338.881 to 338.892. Employees in this class will within (30) thirty days make application for a provisional registration with State of Michigan in accordance with Public Act #54, R 408.30031, Rule 31 (5) and provide written verification of completing the minimum required hours of approved educational or training programs as prescribed in Table 31 of Rule 31. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis, valid State of Michigan Operator license is required. Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an electrical inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54. Progress toward obtaining certification will be evaluated at the end of the initial six-month probation period with a conditional six-month extension possible, after which, failure to comply will result in termination of employment in this class. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Fieldwork involves exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather conditions and indoor exposure to residential, commercial or industrial property in various conditions and stages of repair or construction. Customer contacts require neat and clean appearance. Evaluation Process 1. Oral Appraisal (Interview) - 50% (Maximum) 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% (Maximum) 3. Total of Written Examination & Evaluation of TEP - 100% (Maximum) 4. Domicile Credit: 15 pts 5. Military Service: 0-15 pts Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Description This is job posting is to establish an eligibility list. The eligibility list will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. 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 For selection, appointment to a Human Resources Assistant level II or higher, in addition to the minimum education requirements, more progressive levels of experience are required based on the following: Human Resources Assistant II - at least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the Human Resource roles and responsibilities to include Employee Relations, Recruitment, Human Resource Information Systems, Labor Relations. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of e education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: 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
Mar 20, 2019
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
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Description The Customer Service Analyst provides support to the Customer Service Department. The incumbent determines quality standards by analyzing and monitoring inbound and outbound calls, emails and in person interactions and provides business intelligence for the call center and service center operations. Examples of Duties Collects data through different means to analyze quality and efficiency of all Customer Service functions. Monitors inbound and outbound communication and in person interactions using department standards. Provides coaching and feedback on an ongoing basis. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED Two (2) years of experience in a Customer Service capacity (preferably call center environment Microsoft Office Suite experience Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
Description The Planner III (General and Strategic) - Community Benefits Ordinance (CBO) will be responsible for organizing and managing the day to day activities of Community Benefits Ordinance engagement process, led by the Planning & Development Department. Responsible for interfacing and negotiating with developers and community members, to ensure engagement and transparency for qualified development projects in the city of Detroit. Perform and support interdepartmental coordination and community outreach to deliver a Community Benefits Report and support the creation of Community Benefits Provision. Assist with management of external relations with residents, partner agencies and organizations, including private developers, City Council, and non-profits. Continue to refine and strengthen the administration of the CBO process, including internal CBO process trackers, presentations, informational materials, and website. This role will also support other aspects of the Zoning Innovation Team, including the design review process known as Concept Plan Review, support recommending zoning related strategies as outcomes of the department's neighborhood framework plans, and assisting the department to support development projects and city-led investments through the approval process towards implementation. Refine and improve informational materials, tracking, and enforcement of community benefits process;Organize all aspects of community meetings, including selection of meeting location, develop mailing materials, create agendas and presentations, name cards, and other meeting materials and logistics; Create meeting minutes and reports summarizing the engagement process; Create, update, and develop a series of project management tools that include Gantt charts, tables, and budgets; Support the Zoning Innovation team in all aspects of this division, including supporting development projects through implementation, zoning amendments, and design review. Strong project management and communications skills required. Examples of Duties Provides planning direction to citizens, contractors, departments, management, etc.; Responds to complaints and inquiries in a professional and proactive manner; Prepares and administers educational information and programs; Reviews and advises on proposals and plans; provides necessary recommendations; Prepares, analyzes, and presents reports on related data using oral, written, and graphic forms of presentation; Reviews sites, plans, and ongoing construction to ensure compliance with proposals or certain local, State, and Federal regulations; Prepares detailed design criteria and specifications for various short and long-range plans and projects relating to neighborhood plans, business and industrial area plans, historic district plans, and citywide plans; Develops and administers more complex plans or proposals affecting urban design, land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing, or transportation; Conducts multifaceted field investigations, site surveys, impact studies, or other research to compile and analyze data on economic, social, regulatory, or physical factors affecting land use; Utilizes advanced CAD and GIS software for various technical planning projects and studies; Advises planning officials on project feasibility, cost-effectiveness, regulatory conformance, or possible alternatives; Reviews and amends Master Plan and other complex City plans; Coordinates and reviews the work of lower-level planners; and Identifies opportunities or develops plans for sustainability projects or programs to improve energy efficiency, minimize pollution or waste, or conserve natural resources; utilizes LEED and other best practices for sustainability plans and programs. Minimum Qualifications Education Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of work in urban design, city planning, environmental planning, architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, or other related field of study. Experience Three (3) years of experience in general or strategic planning is required. License / Certificates Possession of a certification sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) may be required. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 60%(Min) - 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Full Time
Description Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of routine grounds/landscape maintenance work in an assigned small park or landscaped area. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Performs routine maintenance work in parks, parkways, play fields, or other landscaped areas. Mows lawns, trims hedges and prunes shrubbery. Assists in the care of trees, shrubs, and shrub beds, including fertilizing and spraying. Drains, cleans, and refills wading pools and display fountains. Waters lawns, trees, and plants using sprinkler systems, water hoses, or watering cans. Fills holes and low spots with dirt or cold pack and levels off rough ground. Cleans assigned areas and equipment, including, but not limited to, drinking fountains, above ground catch basins, lagoons, sewers, benches, tables, bandstands, tennis courts, comfort stations/restrooms, park fixtures, park furniture and walkways. Removes debris from paths, lawns, ball diamonds and playground areas. Moves and arranges benches, chairs, and tables. Lays out and marks parking lots and athletic fields for various games. Inspects athletic and playground equipment, including, but not limited to, swings, slides, sand boxes and goal posts to ensure that they are in a safe and orderly condition. Assists with erecting and repairing fences and in setting-up equipment for recreational activities. Utilizes common hand tools, including, but not limited to, wheelbarrows, shovels, rakes, and hoes perform ground/landscape maintenance activities. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment. Operates a pick up truck or similar equipment utilized for moving equipment and personnel to locations (Park Maintenance Helper only) Cleans one or more comfort stations as a part-time assignment; and/or, as a lead worker, with a small crew performs any of a variety of the less skilled maintenance work. Minimum Qualifications Ability to read and write English and to understand and follow oral instructions; high school graduation or G.E.D. preferred. Some grounds and landscape work experience preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Tools and materials commonly associated with landscaping/ground maintenance work. SKILL IN : Utilizing common gardening hand tools and equipment. ABILITY TO : Understand and follow oral and written directions. Work effectively as part of a work group/team. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work assignments are typically performed outdoors with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions. The duties of this class include frequent bending, lifting, operating a variety of heavy, landscaping/grounds maintenance equipment, and reading and comprehending signs, labels and written instructions. Employees in this class are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and OSHA safety regulations. SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS: Pass/Fail Interview Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties Develops, administers and enforces City policies, rules and regulations of stormwater management infrastructure for all existing, proposed improvements/retrofits and new construction. Performs review of stormwater infrastructure projects of residential and non-residential developments. Performs engineering and design work of the stormwater infrastructure projects, manages design and construction of contracts and projects. Plans and manages stormwater management projects, programs and operations to ensure planning, development and construction are in compliance with all applicable City/State/Federal codes and regulations and according to all acceptable engineering practices. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering or related engineering field with specialization in stormwater management projects analysis and design. Master's degree in related field preferred. Must be a Professional Engineer (P.E.) registered in the State of Michigan. A minimum of 5 years work experience related to stormwater management project planning, analysis, design and construction involving hydrologic and hydraulic design methodology. Experience in green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) project evaluation and permitting. Experience in stormwater management program development or watershed planning. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Description INTRODUCTION The Mayor's Office is currently seeking applications to fill a vacancy on their Board of Ethics. This is a volunteer (non-paid position). As a Board Member you will serve a term of five (5) years, up to a maximum of two (2) terms (10 years). The Board of Ethics meets monthly, typically the third Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. unless posted otherwise. Meeting of the Board of Ethics shall be subject to Michigan Open Meetings Act MCL 15.261. Examples of Duties The Board is charged with the responsibility for the implementation and administration of the Ethics Ordinance which was passed by City Council. This ordinance established disclosure requirements and standards of conduct applicable to all City of Detroit Public Servants, applicants must be residents of Detroit. Applicants will not be considered who are elective officers, appointee or employees of the City of the Detroit. Minimum Qualifications KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Laws, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to the ethical conduct of public servants. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school approved by the American Bar Association is desirable as well as a membership in the State Bar of Michigan Experience in management of City or County Government BACKGROUND AND OTHER CHECKS Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation. Supplemental Information If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and your resume to: boardapplication@detroitmi.gov Date Established: 8/7/2018 Closing Date/Time: 4/3/2019 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
Description DO NOT COMPLETE THIS PROFILE UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO BY THE CITY OF DETROIT HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT THIS PROFILE IS FOR GSD EMPLOYEES RETURNING FOR THE 2019 SEASON Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 29, 2019
Full Time
Description Under general direction, ensures the safe movement of pedestrians, vehicles, and bicycles as needed During peak traffic times, during special events or at accident scenes. Traffic Control Officers may need to take appropriate enforcement action to maintain compliance with traffic laws and enforce parking regulations as needed. Traffic Control Officers will not engage in traffic enforcement duties, but will engage in traffic and crowd control under the guidance of, and in conjunction with certified Police Officers and supervisors. Examples of Duties Directs traffic to promote continuous mobility and prevent gridlock. Assists in traffic control during, before, and after special events in high congestion areas and on unsafe road. Assists in crowd management duties during large events. Responds to accidents or stranded motorist. Testifies in court. Calls for backup if needed Provides road assistance to motorists and gives directions if necessary. Directs traffic flow and re-routes traffic in case of accidents or emergencies. Notifies supervisor or certified Police Officer of people who may have violated motor vehicle laws and pedestrian violations. Prepares required reports. Assists in parking enforcement as directed by the supervisor or certified Police Officer. Supports police when they are managing traffic incidents. Provides rolling road closures to hold traffic back to allow removal of debris, installation of temporary traffic management equipment and other purposes. Provides temporary road closures as directed by the supervisor or certified Police Officer. Minimum Qualifications High School Graduation or G.E.D. Previous experience with enforcing regulations is a plus.High School Graduation or G.E.D. Previous experience with enforcing regulations is a plus. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements for the position. Candidates must also possess a valid State of MichiganOperators License This Position Works Part-time; a Maximum of Twenty-Five (25) Hours Per Week. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill an Agency Chief Financial Officer (Agency CFO) position within the Office of Departmental Financial Services. The Agency CFO will parter with the City of Detroit Police Department leadership on all financial-related activities. The Detroit Police Department is the largest department in the City of Detroit, with over 3,000 positions and an operating budget over $250 million. The Agency CFO is one of several Agency CFO positions within the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The Agency CFO will report to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Departmental Financial Services within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Subordinates of the Agency CFO include a full range of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals. The Agency CFO will partner with City and specified agency leadership to plan, implement, manage, and control all financial-related activities of the agencies assigned. This will include direct responsibility for strategic planning, accounting, finance, forecasting, costing, purchasing, reporting, and financial resource management system usage. This will also include developing and transitioning to new policies, procedures, and operational requirements as dictated by the Chief Financial Officer. Examples of Duties Partner with City and agency leadership to plan, implement, manage, and control all financial-related activities of the agencies assigned. Manages subordinates engaged in a wide range of fiscal and financial management functions, including budget development and execution, accounting operations, grants management, contracting and procurement, and financial management support. Subordinates include a full range of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals. Provides leadership in the development of and continuous evaluation of short, medium, and long-term strategic financial objectives. Directs and oversees all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of agencies assigned. Oversees the supervision of agency financial staff including a combination of professional, technical, administrative, and clerical positions. Ensures credibility of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, forecasts, financial data, and internal controls. Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies, and regulatory action. Plans, operates, develops, supervises, and monitors operating and capital budgets, grants management, and financial management programs for assigned agencies. Monitors reviews assigned agencies' Plan of Adjustment to determine compliance with spending projections and other financial related issues and assesses the achievement of Plan of Adjustment goals and objectives. Assists Office of Budget with preparation of the annual and triennial budget. Tracks budget to actual spending on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Develops monthly and quarterly financial analyses, variances, and forecasts. Intercedes as necessary in complex issues and maintains awareness of all ongoing assignments. Develops and revises financial and fiscal policies, plans, procedures, goals, and systems that may be required. Determines any modifications that may be required to budgets. Keeps officials and staff members informed of new financial systems design and improvements that are developed and required. Serves as key financial and fiscal representative of the assigned agencies. Reviews the operating budget proposals and prepares recommendations. Examines and reports work progress on the budget and grants management program accomplishments. Prepares recurring and special reports of a budgetary, financial, or analytical nature as required or requested by the Deputy CFO or other executive officials. Reviews the proposed capital budget and works closely with the staff of the assigned agencies in order to remain informed as to the plans, cost estimates, and schedules of the capital projects. Adjusts plans and programs to meet emerging or new programs, while continuing to address major agency priorities. Monitors the efficiency and effectiveness of the agencies organization structure, staff assignments, service levels, and administrative systems. Attends meetings with top-level officials to advise on policies and procedures that have budget and grant management implications, such as budget formulation. Resolves work problems presented by subordinate staff. Collaborates with other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes. Evaluates subordinate staff and where there are subordinate supervisors, reviews the evaluations prepared for their respective staff members. Selects nonsupervisory positions and recommends selections for supervisory positions. Hears grievances and serious employee complaints, reviews disciplinary cases proposing suspensions and removals, and disciplinary problems involving key employees. Works with the Chief Learning Officer on the design and implementation of learning and staff development strategies. Participates in the decisions on long-range planning, periodic, and comprehensive evaluation of program goals and objectives. Participates in the decision-making process regarding issues that affect economy of operations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course of work in accounting, finance, business administration, statistics, or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits in coursework of accounting, finance, and economics. Experience Must have a minimum of seven (7) years total experience: Four (4) years of direct experience in finance and/or accounting and three (3) years in a supervisory and/or managerial capacity over finance and/or accounting professionals. Agency Chief Financial Officer must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates Possession of a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certificate sponsored by Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and/or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate sponsored by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) may be required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 100% Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties Perform construction administration tasks for municipal engineering projects. Prepare plans, drawings, specifications and detailed computations for municipal engineering projects. Prepare requests for proposals and evaluate proposals for consultant contracts. Evaluate bids for construction contracts. Attend construction meetings. Assist with field and design issues on construction of projects. Review and enforce consultant work and responses. Participate and review all site surveys. Oversee and devise testing related to proper maintenance and operation of equipment. Assist management with engineering reports and other correspondence. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Engineering and construction management experience preferred E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dec 12, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs responsible technical work in the field of traffic engineering; and investigates and analyzes traffic and/or transportation problems Examples of Duties Investigates, collects and analyzes data on traffic conditions especially as they relate to traffic flows. Performs design studies and analyzes of traffic problems related to the design and positioning of traffic structures and accessories. Examines alternative traffic control devices for effectiveness and makes recommendations on the selection and layout of selected equipment. Directs the preparation of maps and layouts of proposed traffic structures with indications as to their general characteristics. Assigns and outlines detail work to subordinates, instructs them on objectives and procedures, and reviews their work during process and upon completion. May supervise Assistant Engineers and other technical staff members. Devises standard methods and forms for collection and presentation of traffic data. Develops traffic survey techniques. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a traffic engineering or traffic planning related field. Three years of experience in traffic and related planning activities; including the study and installation of traffic controls in urban areas and statistical analysis and reporting of traffic data. One year of supervisory experience preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Eval TEP - 20% KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of traffic engineering design and construction. Standards and practices of traffic engineering. Statistical principles and practices as applied to engineering data. Problems of traffic control and the principles, methods and equipment involved in their solution. Computerized design and drafting tools. SKILL IN: Use of personal computers and computer aided drafting and design (CADD) equipment. Use of standard engineering and specialized traffic engineering applications software, such as Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, etc. Use of common office and project management software. ABILITY TO: Analyze problems related to traffic engineering design and structures. Plan and supervise work related to the design, selection and placement of traffic structures and appurtenances. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Interact with vendors, contractors, consultants, developers, subordinates and peers in a tactful and effective manner. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is performed in a variety of shop, plant, field and office locations, sometimes involves exposure to seasonal weather conditions. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Classes Consolidated: 12/18/2000 (The duties and responsibilities of the classes of Senior Assistant Traffic Engineer and Senior Traffic Planner) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, is in charge of the civil engineering design and preparation of plans and specifications for major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Plans and supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and drafting technicians engaged in performing fundamental civil engineering design and feasibility studies of alternate methods of solving specific civil engineering problems; and preparing detailed designs and plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for projects. Prepares plans and policies for carrying out work. Assigns, reviews and approves the work of subordinates. Instructs and advises workers on the more difficult phases of work. Designs, selects, and approves the major design features. Prepares the more important specifications. Investigates and analyzes construction methods used. Examines plans, specifications, and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, polices, and procedures. Prepares special studies and reports relative to matters such as alternate solutions and estimates of materials and costs. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Five years of experience in the design and preparation of plans for large municipal projects including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of TEP - 30% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF : Principals and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. SKILL IN : Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO : Plan and direct the activities of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draft technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work involves office, field and plant activities. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description The Detroit Police Department offers an extraordinary range of career options, from street patrol and investigations to advanced tactical units, crime analysis, community relations and more. The Detroit Police Department has it all for anyone who is seeking the full spectrum of being a law enforcement officer in a major city. James E. Craig, Chief of Police City of Detroit For more information on becoming a Detroit Police Officer please visit the link below and watch the DPD hiring/training experience video. http://www.detroitmi.gov/Police Examples of Duties A police officer shall be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, and the apprehension of criminals: A police officer is responsible for the detection, prevention, and suppression of crime (e.g., proactive policing, etc.); A police officer shall also be responsible for performing clerical duties as assigned by proper authority; and A police officer shall ensure that all required forms, logs, etc., that are created by the officer are properly completed. A police officer shall assume any other duties and responsibilities, which may be delegated by a superior officer or an entity with authority within the department. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Possess a valid Driver's License Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution U. S. Citizen No felony convictions **All applicants must attach a front and back copy of a valid Driver's License to their application** Supplemental Information ** All Out of State applicants must attach a copy of their Police Clearance and Department of Motor Vehicle Record to their application*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Description Makes service repairs on one or more makes of automotive equipment, including coaches, tractors and motorcycles used in the city service. Assists in performing the more difficult work involved in general auto repair and maintenance. Performs related work as required. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS: Repairs, inspects, replaces, or adjusts the following units or equipment: spark plug wires, drive shafts, universal joints, springs and spring shackles, shock absorber links, brake and clutch pedal assemblies, brake cross shafts, brake slack adjustors, brake chambers, brake shields, brake cables, brake pads and shoes, and fly wheels. Dismantles and assembles brake drums and hubs. In a service garage, tests and adjusts brake systems. Adjusts and repairs clutches, removes defective springs, clutches, brake shoes, universal joints, front and rear axles and other units and installs new or rebuilt ones. Performs routine automotive inspections. Assists a General Auto Mechanic in the more difficult repair work and in the installation of motor and chassis units on any type of automotive equipment including trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. Performs any mechanical tasks associated with automotive repair, such as minor bumping, heating, drilling, bolting, welding, brazing, soldering or cutting. Keeps simple records. OTHER TYPICAL WORK: Operates tow trucks to service, repair, and retrieve disabled vehicles in the field. Shifts and drives vehicles on department premises. Dispenses gasoline and oil. Services batteries, battery cables and tires. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION: Education equivalent to completion of two years in and preferably graduation from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop and automotive repair. EXPERIENCE: One year experience in repairing automotive equipment in a general garage or automotive service stations. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to perform the essential functions, which includes reading and writing standard English text; reading and interpreting shop manuals and diagrams; strength and dexterity to use tools and related equipment; hearing well enough to follow oral directions; sufficient physical agility to maneuver through out vehicle repair garages/facilities; work involves frequent standing, walking, and stooping/kneeling; must be able to lift equipment, tools, parts and supplies that weigh up to 100 pounds. STRENGTH RATING: Medium to heavy work. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a vehicle repair garage/facility. Field work may be required at times. KNOWLEDGE OF: Engine and chassis units and general auto repair work. SKILL IN: Following written and oral instructions and observation. Performing automotive repairs and maintenance. ABILITY TO: Make repairs and adjustments to automotive equipment. Handle repair problems encountered. Effectively and accurately observe and record information. Display industry, initiative and resourcefulness. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Persons subsequently hired in this title shall be required to obtain a State of Michigan Driver or Chauffeur License, with Group A Commercial Driver License endorsement and Airbrake qualification. (In addition, P endorsement required for placement in the Department of Transportation.) Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division and must posses and carry a valid current Medical Examiner's Certificate certifying physical fitness for driving in accordance with State of Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988 Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools commonly used in the performance of automotive repair work SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS: ORAL APPRAISAL 70% T.E.P 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 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: