City of Detroit

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53 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, assists in the supervision of the maintenance of a very large park or is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of a number of small parks and boulevards. Examples of Duties 1.Supervises a moderately large group of workers engaged in cleaning, repairing, and maintaining park areas, parkways, and boulevards. 2.Assigns crews and workers to various tasks. 3.Maintains daily work records. 4.Picks up rubbish and waste paper to keep lawns and grounds clean. 5.Cuts grass. 6.Fertilizes, waters, seeds, sods, and rolls lawns. 7.Spades shrub beds. 8.Grades and conditions baseball and football fields, tennis courts, and other recreational facilities. 9.Clears snow from roads, walks, and skating rinks. 10.Sets out and removes park benches and tables. 11.Makes minor repairs to tables, benches, and park equipment. 12.Keeps comfort stations in order. 13.Erects and removes band stands. 14.Ensures that workers have proper tools and supplies. 15.Inspects equipment and tools for proper maintenance and repair. 16.Requisitions tools and supplies. 17.Reports on special activities. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or G.E.D. Two years of experience in the care and maintenance of grounds, lawns, and structures of parks and boulevards, at least one year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods used in the maintenance of parks and boulevards, including the care of trees, lawns, and shrubs. Department work safety standards. SKILL IN: Observation and attention to detail. Tactful interaction with subordinates, the public and others. Industry and thoroughness in carrying out work assignments. ABILITY TO: Supervise, organize and direct the work of others. Use a personal computer and common office software. Ensure safety precautions are followed. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees will be required to have both of the following credentials. The candidate must possess one credential at the time of certification and obtain the other within 6 months of being hired. Candidates not possessing a State of Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL) must meet the State of Michigan Driving Eligibility Requirements for application for a CDL at the time of certification. Persons in this classification must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver License with a Group B endorsement or higher with air brakes. The employee must also possess and carry a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate certifying physical fitness for driving in accordance with the State of Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988. Persons in the classification must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with category 6. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work is typically performed outdoors with exposure to seasonal weather conditions. Work involves frequent bending, lifting, and operating a variety of heavy landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment. Employees in this class are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and MIOSHA safety regulations. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
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. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
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 KNOWLEDGE OF: Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management Project Management Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Devise solutions to engineering problems Manage multiple projects Use advanced technology Prepare clear, accurate and comprehensive reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Develop and understand critical path methodology/scheduling Provide operational support ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematic drawings Conduct precise observations Plan, manage and administer the engineering function Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Make complex arithmetic computations Read and interpret schematics Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with the team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering Engineering and construction management experience preferred E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision is responsible for the well-being of animals at the Detroit Animal Care and Control facility, including but not limited to providing vaccinations on intake, completing daily care and cleaning of animals; keeping records regarding the animals' care; assisting with daily medical treatments and medications; offering comfort, exercise, and enrichment for the animals. Examples of Duties Performs proper disinfection cleaning of enclosures, care areas and surfaces, bowls and dishes, bedding, and cleaning supplies. Provides daily care to animals, including food and water and attending to comfort and enrichment needs. Provides humane handling of animals per DACC policy; participates in continued education on animal handling techniques including advanced handling techniques for fractious or injured animals. Operates a variety of communications equipment including two-way radios, multi-line phone systems, iPads/tablets, and computers. Assists in documenting the overall health and the needs of animals, such as symptoms of illness or injury or behavioral need and reporting observations to proper personnel. Administers medication and routine vaccines to animals per DACC training. Provides customer assistance to citizens in person and over the phone looking for lost animals, including but not limited to completing various forms and logs regarding animals brought into the shelter. Provides citizens with resources and education about proper animal care, husbandry, relevant city ordinances and state laws. Maintains cleanliness and reports equipment damage Completes additional tasks necessary to keep the Animal Care and Control facility and equipment in a state of good repair. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or G.E.D. and one year experience in caring for animals KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of shelter animal care and kennel care, decontamination, and contagions in a shelter environment. Animal handling techniques and ability and willingness to participate in additional training provided by the department. SKILL IN: The use of common office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Suite applications. ABILITY TO: Assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations. Perform basic husbandry tasks such as vaccinating animals, assessing vital signs, restraining for veterinary care, basic animal grooming necessary for hygienic purposes. Learn computer software used by Detroit Animal Care and Control. Establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, representing the governmental agencies and departments, professional contacts, citizens, elected officials, and general public. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 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 : While performing kennel-related duties, the employee is frequently required to lift up to 40 lbs. without assistance, restrain or control aggressive animals, sit, stand, walk, run, and move freely. The noise level may be quiet or very loud. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the employee may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals, animals, and situations in the course of performing duties. EVALUATION PROCESS: 1. Oral Interview - 70% (Maximum) 2. Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) -30%(Maximum) 3.Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 65% (Minimum) - 100% (Maximum)4. Military Service: 1-15 Points. 5. Domicile Credit: 15 Points. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Description The City of Detroit's Planning & Development Department is seeking to fill a new position: Director-Zoning Innovation/Historic Preservation. The ideal candidate will combine a track record of innovative approaches to urban zoning with senior-level policy skills and municipal experience. S/He will be a strong communicator and effective advocate within and outside of City government for zoning innovation that drives economic development, social equity and environmental justice. The Director will be a member the Department's Leadership Team and responsible for guiding and directing the work of dedicated staff experienced in planning and zoning, as well as Planning's historic preservation team. Familiarity with historic preservation issues, especially adaptive re-use, is strongly desired. Examples of Duties The Director will be responsible for: Helping guide a significant rewriting of current zoning codes, and creating new zoning that envisions and leverages Detroit into a prosperous and equitable 21st century city Applying new models of zoning (including form-based codes, pink zoning) that encourage and enable mixed-use and transit-oriented development Weaving new and updated zoning into the historic fabric and unique "DNA" of the city, helping re-frame development around pedestrian, bike and transit travel and strong, interconnected neighborhoods Creating a master plan that guides investment in the preservation and adaptive re-use of the city's historic buildings, homes and neighborhoods Working closely with the development community, the public, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders in the development and implementation of new and modified zoning and historic preservation tools Evaluating proposed design solutions against zoning and preservation goals and requirements, and suggest new or innovative approaches. Overseeing the city's compliance with federal and state preservation guidelines and regulations. Applying data pertinent to planning, zoning and preservation solutions as drawn from environmental studies, changing demographics, market feasibility studies, economic development, field reports and other surveys as may be required for the development of residential, commercial and industrial areas Articulating and elevating a vision for Detroit neighborhoods that embodies the highest quality of design excellence, sustainable and ecological performance and social equity for all Detroiters. Minimum Qualifications Cross-trained in two disciplines: • Urban Planning orPhysicalNeighborhoodPlanning, And • Historic Preservation, Urban Design, Architecture orLandscape Architecture Skilled in: • Planning andZoning • Land Use Analysis • ProjectManagement • Staff Supervision • CommunityEngagement • PublicPresentations Possesses: • A Master'sdegree in planning, historic preservationor urban design • Minimum 10 yearsof professionalexperience oreducation in planning, historic preservation or urban design (in complement to degree) • Minimum 5 yearssupervisoryexperience Supplemental Information Resumes and cover letters should be submitted by November 18, 2018 to: Susan M Burrows. office of Yes! - burrowss@detroitmi.gov Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist I positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I is an entry-level procurement professional that receives direction and guidance from higher level Contracting and Procurement Specialists. Day-to-day supervision is provided by the immediate Supervisor. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I conductsanalysesand provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to ensure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Participates in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites, and consults with other department personnel to locate and forecast necessary goods and services, requirements, inventory levels, and pricing; Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals, and reviews requisitions for goods and services; Prepares estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops, and develops progress reports; Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Purchases the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts; Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; Arranges the payment of duty and freight charges; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Experience No work experience is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist I must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist III positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III is an experienced level procurement professional that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III conducts complexanalysesand provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to insure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Plans, assigns, and coordinates the work of Contracting and Procurement Specialists I and II and other clerical and administrative staff; Leads in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Negotiates techniques and technical requirements sufficient to procure complex and/or diversified supplies, services, construction, or research and development; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews requisitions for accuracy of description of products and services, and makes referral to departmental specifications for acceptance or modifies departmental specifications and award criteria; Approves requests for proposals, quotations, and the issuance of formal purchase requisitions; Develops acquisition strategies and directs or manages procurements; Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project; Prepares estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops, and develop progress reports; Prepares purchase orders and solicits bid proposals; Works with bidders, contractors, and other vendors to resolve difficulties which arise during and after the procurement and/or sales process; Consults with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues; Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes; Monitors changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Interviews vendors and visit suppliers' plants and distribution centers to examine and learn about products, services, and prices; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history; Formulates procedures, policies, and guidelines for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services, including preparing estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; Arranges the payment of duty and freight charges; Provides staff advisory services; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Experience Three (3) years of professional experience conducting procurement related activity, such as administration of contracts, analysis and evaluation of cost or price proposals, and review of contracts is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 15, 2018
Full Time
Description The major functions performed by an Administrator of Labor Relations include labor contract preparation and application, and settlement of grievances and compliance with required City of Detroit, State of Michigan and federal laws and regulations. Key duties include performing all of the prescribed steps in the grievance process, review, study, and other analysis and evaluation of work assigned. The Administrator of Labor Relations serves as the City's advocate in labor/management relations matters and grievance resolution. Examples of Duties Assumes responsibility for division operations in the absence of superiors. Attends negotiation sessions, conferences and meetings, and participates in discussion of assigned issues. Collects and prepares general and technical information for labor negotiation proceedings. Conducts hearings and investigations and formulates management's response to individual employee and union grievances. Consults with, advises, and furnishes information to division heads, department heads and human resources providers on a variety of labor relations issues. Develops contract language and proposals for economic and non-economic provisions. Drafts proposed responses to Union inquiries ensuring compliance with applicable laws and rules. Gathers information, meets with appropriate parties and prepares reports and related documents. Instructs and trains staff on requirements, policies, procedures and best practices for the provision of labor relations services. Investigates and replies to inquiries and complaints challenging policies and actions of management. Investigates, analyzes and makes recommendations to proposals and issues submitted by management and union representatives. Participates in joint activities with other department functions to address labor relations issues. Prepares reports, charts, tables and graphs on existing rates, proposed rates and rate studies. Represents management in labor negotiations, conferences and grievance hearings. Researches pertinent labor laws, mediation board and court decisions, previous contracts, current contracts and related materials of other jurisdictions and private organizations. Resolves complex issues relating to the application of rules, policies and procedures as they pertain to general and specific cases and assures consistency in application. Serves on committees and teams for special projects and initiatives. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree with specialization in labor relations, human resources, public or business administration or a related field. Experience Four to five (4-5) years of recent experience in significantly advanced levels of responsibilityin labor relations or human resources activities which have included negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements. License/Certificates May be required to periodically participate in continuing education opportunities in related professional development categories. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Supplemental Information PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP - 100% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
Description The Information Technology Technician II is an intermediate level paraprofessional located in the Department of Innovation and Technology that supports or assists other Department of Innovation and Technology and City personnel who design, operate, and use automatic data processing systems applications and products. As an Information Technology Technician II, the supervisor, higher-grade Information Technology Technicians, higher-grade information technology professionals or other designated employee may provide standing instructions on recurring assignments by indicating what is to be done, applicable policies and procedures to follow, quality and quantity of work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments. In general, Information Technology Technicians perform four major functions: install and maintain hardware and software systems; maintain and repair equipment; set-up computer security measures; and troubleshoot and offer technical support. The work performed by an Information Technology Technician II primarily involves providing services or assistance to one or a mix of functional areas typically identified as security, network, systems, storage/backup, mobility, and desktop support. Information Technology Technician II assists Information Technology Specialists in collecting, organizing, and maintaining computer program documentation and manuals. As directed, Information Technology Technicians code programs, create flowcharts and diagrams, and perform other similar duties. Examples of Duties Assists with oversight of the daily performance of computer systems Operates a variety of standard office equipment such as a PC, printer, telephone, facsimile machine (fax), and copier to monitor systems and prepare documentation Performs other computer system support such as data entry and verification, assembly and preparation of computer programs for processing, and the review of output for accuracy and completeness Enters commands and observes system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors Understands and utilizes cloud computing and storage solutions to provide users and with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers Reviews property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Sets up equipment for employee use, performs or ensures proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Installs and performs repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Maintains records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities Performs backup/recovery procedures on a daily basis Orders and inventories spare parts, including stripping surplus equipment for usable parts Confers with management and users, including Public Safety personnel, to assist in identifying trends and performing root cause analysis for systems problems Performs communications server administration such as establishing user and voicemail accounts, setting passwords, backups, and assigning access levels Trains users to use new or modified equipment Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software 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 Minimum Qualifications Broad knowledge of information technology principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do intermediate level work such as: Standardized data processing rules, operations, and procedures enabling employees to resolve common or recurring problems or to perform standardized variations in work methods System control language that provides for devising run control streams according to general instructions and review of product specifications Languages and equipment in conducting system record searches to identify and/or resolve procedural errors, as well as programming language System hardware, software, and program capabilities and limitations for multi-programming systems operating in more than two partitions Terminology, codes, abbreviations, and graphics for preparing systems documentation or programs Program data contents, standardized jobs within programs, and methods for defining and retrieving non-standard data and reports Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Information systems/network security methods, including plan network implementation, system security, training, network administration, systems analysis, and emergency control center, for ensuring, protecting and resolving the security of information systems and network services A body of standardized regulations, requirements, procedures, and operations associated with clerical and technical duties related to business information technology systems administration Personal computer capabilities, the application of computer systems, and methods and techniques used to operate peripheral equipment and technology application in the cloud environment Property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Accounting principles and practices used in managing property sales The City of Detroit's intranet site for source data on parcels, developed using .NET (ASP.Net and C#) with SQL Server as the backend database Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction Windows computer imaging and troubleshooting and network configuration and troubleshooting (wireless and wired) Symantec and other virus protection solutions Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 09, 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: 11/5/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 02, 2018
Full Time
Description DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT COMMUNICATION DIVISION ASSISTANT FIRE DISPATCHERS The mission of the Detroit Fire Department is to provide a safe environment for our customers through public education, enforcement of fire codes, and deployment of efficient emergency response resources. This Communication Division is responsible for the receipt and transmission of all alarms of fire, as well as those for emergency medical service. In addition, this division is responsible and accountable for the operation, testing, and maintenance of the dispatch, telephone and radio communication systems. Under immediate supervision, dispatches Fire and EMS emergency response vehicles for public safety emergency services. Examples of Duties Dispatches emergency response vehicles to calls for service. Initiates requests for assistance from other agencies for emergency scene situations. Relays information to appropriate field supervisors and management personnel. Notifies hospitals of emergency transports to their facilities. Makes telephone notifications of major emergency situations. Engages in routine contacts with other divisions or sections of the department. Routes medical units' calls directly into hospital emergency rooms. Maintains log sheets. Operates standard office equipment. Receives and processes calls from employees of the department calling off duty. Enters emergency responses into the system. Checks on prior calls for service when requested. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. One year of responsible work experience in emergency dispatching and/or performing other work in an emergency response capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) Certification is preferred. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification is preferred. CPR Certification is preferred. Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Driver License required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Computerized Exam / Written Exam 20% Typing Demonstration Exam 20% Audio Demonstration: 20% Evaluation of T.E.P: 20% Oral Appraisal 20% Domicile Credit: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application) Veterans' Preference Up to 15 points KNOWLEDGE OF : Office work, terms and equipment. Detroit streets and other City locations. SKILL IN : Utilizing keyboarding devices, data and voice communication devices. The use of Smartsheets. Multitasking. ABILITY TO : Write legibly, speak in a clear and distinct voice. Enter information using a keyboard, speak and listen simultaneously. Accurately transcribe brief written and verbal radio communication. Gather information related to medical or fire emergencies. Effectively and efficiently communicate orally and in writing. Accept responsibility and to work any assigned shift and overtime when required. Interact effectively with co-workers. Work various shift including Days, Afternoons & Midnights. Learn public safety emergency codes and priorities. Work in an emergency response environment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Required to have a hearing test at a City authorized medical facility. Work is performed in an open office environment at a designated work station. Work involves receiving a high volume of emergency requests for service. Employees in this class have frequent contact with Emergency Service Operators (911), police dispatchers, the news media, and alarm companies. Employees in this classification often work under stressful conditions. Employees must be able to perform multiple functions simultaneously which includes reading and writing standard English text and to effectively orally communicate in stressful situations in the English language as well as to repeat the exact emergency message received. PLEASE ATTACH AN UPDATED RESUME AND ANY CERTIFICATIONS WITH YOUR APPLICATION INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Description General Welder is a skilled position that under general supervision, performs welding, cutting, metal preparation and finishing operations on ferrous and non-ferrous metals with electric arc, acetylene torch and other welding techniques. Examples of Duties Apply welding techniques to weld, cut, and braze in the repair and/or fabrication of ferrous and non-ferrous objects on such things as vehicles; machinery; vehicle motors; construction equipment; steam, water, air or other piping; structural members; and furnaces. Straighten bent parts such as automotive or machinery frames, bent tools, or other heavy metal parts by heating them using electric arc or acetylene torches. Heat large pieces locally as a preliminary to welding. Lay out work. Prepare surfaces for welding or cutting. Position parts and fastens them in place. Build up tools or machinery with hard surface or wearing edge to compensate for the effect of wear. Perform blacksmithing and simple sheet metal work. Tag equipment out of use. Secure tools and equipment. Maintain records of materials and labor used and prepares reports. Perform duties in accordance with Department safety procedures including, but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED with successful completion of welding and general shop coursework; advanced training in metallurgy preferred. Two years of experience in welding, brazing and cutting with acetylene torch and electric arc, preferably in a general repair or machine shop Closing Date/Time:
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, and CSS. 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 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 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 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 Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 100% 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. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% 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: