City of Detroit

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43 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 21, 2018
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. Closing Date/Time: 8/3/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 21, 2018
Description Under general supervision, directs the work activities of a moderately large ground maintenance operation in an assigned district or comparable area. Examples of Duties 1.Supervises a large group of workers engaged in the upkeep of parks, playgrounds, parkways, medians, boulevards, athletic fields, pools and canals. 2. Assigns crews and workers to various projects and tasks. 3. Provides instruction and project details to subordinate employees. 4. Develops and implements training procedures as necessary. 5. Ensures that the application of pesticides conforms to pertinent safety regulations. 6. Inspects work in process and upon completion. 7. Confers with management regarding plans, policies, and work progress. 8. Requisitions equipment and supplies. 9. Manages data collection from district crews and submits reports of work activities. 10. Ensures proper maintenance of tools and equipment. 11. Tracks employee attendance and work performance and issues discipline as necessary. 12. Evaluates projects for consideration as capital improvements. 13. Confers with management about yearly budget requirements. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or G.E.D. Three years of experience in ground maintenance or landscape activities, preferably including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods and equipment used in the maintenance of parks and parkways. Natural landscape and plant care best practices. Occupational hazards and safety precautions. SKILL IN: Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority and evaluating staff performance. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and projects. Safe use of chemicals and pesticides. Observation and attention to detail. Operating a personal computer and utilizing common office software. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Use of basic equipment, tools, and supplies used to support ground maintenance activities. ABILITY TO: Promote and enforce safety work practices. Evaluate and implement changes in programs. Display initiative and resourcefulness in handling work problems. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class shall be required to obtain a State of Michigan Commercial Driver License with a Group B endorsement within 6 months of being hired. Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State of Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988. Employees in this class must possess a valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification with category 6. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is typically performed outdoors with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions and to pesticides. Work involves frequent bending, lifting, and operating a variety of heavy landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment. Employees in this class are required to wear appropriate safety attire in accordance with departmental and MIOSHA safety regulations. Closing Date/Time: 8/3/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 20, 2018
Description Under immediate supervision, performs routine and progressively more difficult tasks involved in the general care of trees and shrubs. Examples of Duties Performs the less skilled and more routine tasks involved in pruning, trimming, spraying, and/or evaluating trees and shrubs. Removes broken branches or limbs. Trims branches to give proper shape and growth. Assists in cutting down trees. Saws tree branches into smaller pieces of wood. Lifts and carries tree branches to appropriate vehicles for proper disposal. Performs routine tree and park grooming work. Operates trucks or other automotive equipment used in forestry or landscape work, as required. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental safety procedures including, but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. Minimum Qualifications Completion of two years of high school. High school graduation or GED preferred. One year of experience in caring for and cultivating trees and shrubs preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Methods used in the general care of trees and shrubs. SKILL IN : The use and handling of work related tools. Physical strength, agility and endurance. ABILITY TO : Work in high open places. Interact tactfully and effectively with superiors, co-workers and others. Follow oral and written instructions. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Persons certified or promoted to this classification shall be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL) with a Group B endorsement with air brakes within six months of entry into this class. Such persons shall meet the State of Michigan Driving Eligibility Requirements for application for a CDL at the time of certification or hire to this class, including possessing a valid driver's license. Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State Motor Carrier Division and must possess 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. 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 outdoors with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions; involves frequent walking, standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, lifting branches and tools/equipment weighing up to 100 pounds and exposure to heights. *When designated as Tree Artisan Helper (Special Service), this class is to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13, Section 13-2-1 of the Detroit City Code. Subjects/Weights Interview: Pass/Fail Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 100% Additional points may be awarded for: Military Service: 1 - 15 points Domicile Credit: 15 points Closing Date/Time: 7/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 20, 2018
Description The incumbent exercises responsibility for assessing, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating organizational development projects, including assessing and identifying employee training needs and establishing performance and course objectives; designing and developing training and facilitating training, development and performance interventions and classes. Examples of Duties Analyzes, designs, develops, implements and evaluates city-wide organizational development programs, projects and activities. Designs and develops new training material, maintains existing training material, collects and monitors training evaluations and modifies course content for improvements when needed. Assesses and identifies employee training needs and establishes course objectives. Develops course outlines, instructor guides, participant guides, systems training manuals, training exercises and job aids for instructor-led and web-based training. Facilitates training courses for management, supervisory, leadership, general business, computer software applications, safety and regulatory curriculum areas, as well as new employee orientation sessions. Collaborates with subject matter experts (including Human Resources Consultants, Human Resources Specialists and Human Resources Managers) to develop training courses, materials and documentation. Represents the department, division or sectional on departmental and/or City-wide committees and teams for special projects and initiatives. Establishes and maintains relationships with key customer representatives. Establishes training schedules. Markets/advertises training schedules through City-wide communication/marketing via email, brochures and flyers. Manages class registrations and tracks participant enrollment using a Learning Management System. Researches and allocates training material resources. Monitors and maintains training material inventory and supply levels. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in training and development, instructional design, organizational development, human resources and/or a related field. Three years of demonstrated experience facilitating training and in instructional design and development which may include instructor-led, computer and web-based instructional design experience. Experience designing, developing and implementing training using development tools i.e, Adobe Captivate, Articulate and Camtasia. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year to year basis up to a maximum of two years. ? KNOWLEDGE OF: Adult learning theory, training, curriculum development or education. Generally accepted human resources methodologies and procedures. Laws and policies that affect general and/or specialized human resources processes. Methods and techniques related to the performance of needs assessments and the design of instruction. Computer-assisted and web-based training as well as other delivery systems. Contemporary human resources issues and best practices. Familiarity with a variety of training methods. SKILL IN: Organizational planning, project management and time management. Presentation and facilitation of training programs and meetings. Written communication including superior writing, editing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and proofreading. Proficient technical skills in Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access. Developing courseware for multiple training methods, including on-the-job training, classroom training, electronic learning, internet-based training, multimedia program, distance learning and other computer-based instructional technologies, as well as simulations, conferences, retreats and workshops. Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with a wide variety of employees at all levels in a diverse environment. Analyzing and problem-solving to resolve issues and conflicts. ABILITY TO: Manage multiple tasks, projects and priorities simultaneously while meeting deadlines on time and within budget. Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Function effectively as a team leader. Assume individual accountability for achieving unit or team goals. Prepare lesson plans, presentations, case studies, job aids and other instructional materials. Bring focus and perspective to group and team projects. Respond to workplace dynamics in a timely, visionary and proactive manner. Motivate others and gain commitments. Demonstrate commitment to learning and continuing professional development. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 25% Work Product - 25% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% Total of Oral Appraisal, Work Product & Evaluation of TEP - 100% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 18, 2018
Description As an integral part of the Office of Mobility Innovation, the Project Manager and Analytics Specialist IV (Smart Mobility Strategist) will lead development of the City's plan and implementation supporting the integration of connected and autonomous vehicles and the Mayor's Smart City Vision. This position will report directly to the Chief of Mobility Innovation, located in the Mayor's Office and work with local and national technology companies to identify business case models for new technology testing and deployment in support of advanced mobility options for Detroit residents. Ideal candidates will have some education or experience in multi-modal transportation planning, federal grants management and micro business development strategy. Examples of Duties Manage the City's $2.1M FHWA grant for Advanced Traffic and Congestion Management Technology Deployment. This grant will deploy innovative technological solutions to address safety and connectivity issues in four Detroit neighborhoods. Help lead the development of the Detroit's Smart City Strategy Develop and implement pilots using technology to support other mobility efforts (complete streets, traffic safety, transit) Serve as the City's autonomous and connected vehicle specialist Develop ideas around new open data sets from infrastructure Support the development of a citywide mobility plan, including the implementation of connected and autonomous vehicles Meet with technology companies to discuss connected and autonomous vehicles, data communications Create strong partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Manage external consultants Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's Degree in any related field Four (4) years of experiencein traffic engineering or transportation planning with experience in ITS PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 5-10 years of experience in traffic engineering or transportation planning with experience in ITS A bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering or urban planning Connected vehicle infrastructure and application knowledge, specifically around V2I Knowledge of traffic control infrastructure, particularly traffic signals Experience working with MDOT Complete streets familiarity-A state-of-the-practice understanding of complete streets/active transportation design guidance, transit, bike, pedestrian & vehicle modes of travel Excellent written and verbal communication skills Entrepreneurial spirit Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal/Excel Demo - 80% (Maximum) Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 20% (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
Jul 17, 2018
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 1.Installs, diagnoses and repairs transformers, motors and starters, switchgear, programmable logic controllers, relays and meter equipment. 2.Replaces motor bearings and brushes. 3.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. 4.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. 5.Maintains and overhauls switchboards and supervisory control equipment. 6.Inspects and maintains primary service installations and power distribution systems in public buildings. 7.Maintains and calibrates electrical meters. 8.Maintains emergency power systems. 9.Ensures allied trades persons on maintenance teams understand electrical safety procedures. 10.Carries tools, parts and supplies to areas of work. 11.Cleans machinery, parts and equipment. 12.Ensures that other employees in proximate work area understand basic electrical safety practices such as lockout/tagout procedure. 13.Completes work orders and paperwork related to job tasks. 14.Directs helpers and trains apprentices. 15.Performs duties in accordance with departmental and regulatory safety procedures and standards, including but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. 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
Jul 17, 2018
Description BE A PART OF THE CITY YOU LOVE! The next stage of the comeback of Detroit is the transformation of our streets. We are committed to making it easier, safer, and more affordable for all of our residents to get around on a bus, in a car, on a bike, or as a pedestrian. The City has recently implemented a number of Complete Streets projects, including a 7-mile long protected bike lane project on E Jefferson Avenue, and also approved a $125M road bond, with $80M of that bond allocated to place based projects in neighborhoods. Additionally, the City will be releasing a Strategic Plan in the fall that will commit to a number of metrics over the next four years related to protected bike lanes and improved safety for pedestrian and bicyclists. To support this ambitious effort, the Department of Public Works is starting a Complete Streets group that will lead the planning, design, and construction of all Complete Streets projects. This group will work across all departments within the City's transportation services group to implement Complete Streets. The Project Manager of Complete Streets will support this group and report directly to the Deputy Director - Complete Streets. Examples of Duties Support the department's efforts on all Complete Streets projects, including bike lane design, safety, and streetscape and placed based projects. This will include overseeing the planning, design, and implementation of these projects. Help facilitate multi-departmental project coordination efforts with applicable agencies such as Planning & Development Department, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, Municipal Park, DDOT, among others. Serve as the department's representative for ensuring community engagement for all road infrastructure and Complete Streets projects. Oversee the Program Managing Consultants, while being responsible for ensuring timely reviews and responses are provided by city agencies to facilitate effective movement of projects; meet weekly with the Planning Department to develop conceptual designs for place based projects, as well as ensuring ongoing projects are progressing as required. Facilitate strategic planning processes with groups internal to the City as well as external stakeholder groups. Reach out to a variety of stakeholder groups and individuals to better understand their concerns and ideas. Manage ongoing communication initiatives for both broad and specific initiatives. Support the activities of the Workgroups as they seek to roll out initiatives under the principles of Complete Streets. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in a Relevant Field, preferably a degree in architecture, planning, engineering, or a related field Minimum of 5 years experience in the field Minimum 2 years of significant work experience the design and/or implementation of Complete Streets projects in a major city/cities Minimum of 2 years experience in project management and/or personnel management Experience reviewing engineering drawings and plans for infrastructure or facilities improvements Familiarity with NACTO design guides and best practices of street design in other cities Excellent verbal and written communication skills Self-motivated, go getter, capable of taking project from infancy to implementation tasks other than those stated in this specification Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 70% Evaluation of T.E.P. Q: P/F or OC: 30% Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 14, 2018
Description The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV supervises a staff engaged in a wide range of systems administration functions including installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems. The incumbent performs work which leverages technology to provide business value through the deployment of emerging technologies and IT support services that meet business goals, reduce operating costs, and maximize efficiencies and effectiveness. Systems Administrators (Information Technology Specialists) understand and have knowledge of emerging technologies and their applications to business processes to design, develop, and manage systems that meet current and future business requirements at the City. The staff supervised includes a full range of clerical and administrative support as well as supervisory, professional, and technical staff. The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV participates with Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) Managers, the Director of Enterprise Technology Operations, or the Director of Public Safety and Cyber Security to provide exceptional and reliable IT systems support services, using various programs, procedures, and controls to ensure advanced computer system development, software and database architecture, network and operating security, systems functionality, and assure that management obtains maximum benefit from systems administrator resources. The incumbent monitors controls over the activities and programs of division personnel through accountability for the success of specific line or staff programs, monitoring the progress of the organization toward goals, and periodically evaluating and making appropriate adjustments. Subordinates include Supervisory Information Technology Specialists (Systems Administrators), Systems Administrators (Information Technology Specialists) and other professional and paraprofessional staff who interpret regulations on his/her own initiatives, apply new methods to resolve complex and/or intricate, controversial, or unprecedented issues and problems, and resolve most of the conflicts that arise. The Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV develops and tracks useful performance metrics to measure activity. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administrator) IV develops policies, procedures and programs by directing subordinate staff to: organize, install, and support an organization's computer systems, including local area networks, wide area networks, network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems; participate in the planning and execution of day-to-day administration activities associated with infrastructure, as well technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure; and prepare and present reports to management. Examples of Duties Assists in overseeing the core technology infrastructure and connectivity Helps to supervise data centers, server and storage systems, email, web and other collaboration technologies and provide backup/restore, database administration services, authentication systems and support services for administrative systems Supervises the maintenance and administration of complex computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations Instructs subordinates to perform data backups and disaster recovery operations Oversees and advises on reviews, diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolutions as they pertain to hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and recommends that defective components be replaced when necessary Plans, coordinates, and supervises the implementation of network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware Ensures proper configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of email applications or virus protection software Monitors and reviews the performance of computer systems and networks, and supervises computer network access and use Oversees subordinates in designing, configuring, and testing computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software Directs subordinates to design, build, and configure servers in a LINUX environment Provides expert subject matter knowledge and experience to advise on various systems issues and tasks, and to guide subordinate personnel Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future Recommends changes to managers and Executive team to improve systems and network configurations and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes Prepares and presents high-level summary reports to managers or Executive team; Convenes and recommends on ways to improve performance, increase efficiency, and minimize risk and systems failure Serves as a liaison to other external and internal organizations with a stake in computer systems activities; May serve as an expert witness in testimonies Supervises the training of users in computer system use Performs special projects and other duties as assigned GENERAL MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises a subordinate staff of supervisors, professionals and paraprofessionals Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees Evaluates performance of subordinates Gives advice, counsels, or instructions to individual employees on both work and administrative matters Interviews candidates for positions in his unit Makes recommendations for appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions; Hears and resolves complaints from employees Refers group grievances and the more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors Recommends minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands As needed, consults with specialists on training needs, and deciding on training problems related to the units supervised Identifies developmental and training needs of employees in consultation with the Chief Learning Officer Provides or makes provision for such development and training Minimum Qualifications 3+ years Supervisory experience Experience with Cloud email solutions, Symantec and other virus protection solutions ExperiencewithVirtual environments using VMware; Oracle Applications (i.e. EBS and Cloud) Strong experience with Microsoft SQL Databases Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 14, 2018
Description Under general supervision, is responsible for the administrative routine involved in specialized and diversified clerical and office work; supervises a group of clerical employees engaged in general office or administrative activities; and performs semi-specialized administrative assignments. Examples of Duties Directs the clerical and other activities of an office staff engaged in maintaining automated and manual records and providing clerical support services for the department. Supervises a group of clerical employees engaged in a specialized or administrative process or activity or the general office activities of a large organization. Performs difficult and responsible general clerical and office work. Performs specialized assignments requiring extensive knowledge of the departmental mission, processes, policies, and procedures. Assists in the preparation of the division's budget. Prepares correspondence in response to inquiries and complaints. Initiates new office procedures. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. Preferably, completion of two (2) years of college coursework in business and/or public administration or a related field. Three (3) years of experience performing semi-specialized and non-routine clerical, office or administrative work including supervisory experience. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 70% Evaluation of T.E.P. Q: P/F or OC: 30% Domicile Credit: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15 points All Candidates Must Submit a Cover Letter and an Updated Resume INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED KNOWLEDGE OF : Accounting and personnel terms, methods, and practices. Office work, terms, and equipment. Basic business and statistical concepts. SKILL IN : Performing semi-specialized and non-routine clerical, office or administrative work. Use of personal computers, common office word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Supervising and directing the work of others. Oral and written communication. Use of office equipment. ABILITY TO : Supervise, train and instruct a moderately large group of employees. Learn City data management systems such as DRMS, LEIN or NCIC. Perform very difficult or responsible clerical and office work. Interact effectively with the public and subordinates with tact and diplomacy. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Organize and prioritize work. Demonstrate resourcefulness and initiative in work performance. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: NONE DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : NONE Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: 7/29/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 14, 2018
Description The Director of Detroit Animal Care and Control (DACC) is the senior leader of DACC, planning, organizing, managing, and supervising all aspects of the DACC. Under general supervision of the Associate Director, Population Health, the Director of Animal Care & Control will ensure that field and shelter services are well-coordinated, effective, efficient, and in compliance with City of Detroit, State, and Federal regulations, as well as industry best practice. The Director will be responsible to ensure public safety, safe and humane sheltering, community education, and enforcement best practices are being implemented at all times. The Director will strategically plan for appropriate staffing to meet organizational and City goals, and ensure policies and procedures are in place and being followed. The ability to coach people effectively to execute strategy and assignments in a timely fashion is required. The area of responsibility is wide, requiring competencies and knowledge of animal care and control best practices and various operational and administrative areas including Human Resources, Employee Relations, Budget and Finance, Information Technology, Facilities, enforcement of State statutes and City ordinances, and effective community engagement. The ideal candidate must be a proficient multi-tasker, possess exemplary leadership skills, be able to prioritize and redirect, and effectively lead in a diverse workplace. The ability to be quick thinking with outstanding problem solving and decision making skills is a must. The Director must also have the ability to forecast and make recommendations to the Associate Director, Population Health and Health Department senior leadership that will safeguard and augment DACC activities to secure long-term success. S/he must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing with multiple stakeholders, including the Mayor's Office, City Council, other City of Detroit agencies, nonprofits, and external stakeholders. Experience in animal sheltering, animal control, and policy development is required. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The successful candidate must possess a professional demeanor, be outgoing and comfortable in a variety of social situations, including public relations, media events, community meetings and other events where s/he is representing DACC. Further, this individual also must have the following attributes: Operates with a high level of professionalism while instilling a high level of public confidence. Must be able to meet and deal with the public and public officials in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Experienced in facilitating a strong culture of openness, integrity, and employee engagement. Outstanding ability to work effectively in teams of diverse people and organizations. Gives people opportunities to grow and achieve. Promotes collaboration and teamwork. Champions new ideas. Trains and promotes from within where possible. Experience in building effective relationships with community leaders. Works in conjunction with key stakeholders in the implementation of comprehensive strategies. Proven track record in fundraising. Excellent attention to detail and follow through. Demonstrated excellence in verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to lead projects and prepare final reports to DHD Senior Leadership, Mayor's Office, City Council, funders, and community stakeholders. Ability to work in a fast paced environment while providing deliverables as assigned. Ability to adapt to change quickly with a positive outlook. Excellent project management skills. Highly self-motivated and directed. The successful candidate must possess a demonstrated knowledge of organizational and financial procedures for governmental agencies; a creative and dynamic approach to developing and nurturing community partnerships and fundraising opportunities; demonstrated skills in ensuring human resource excellence; and strong leadership abilities. Community Outreach Develop relationships that further DACC's mission, enhances its public image, and results in increased partnerships. Serves as DACC's primary spokesperson in the community, in conjunction with DHD Senior Leadership. Establish and maintain relationships with community leaders, civic organizations, government officials, potential funders, other key stakeholders, and various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the DACC mission. Responsible for the enhancement of DACC's image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and non-profit organizations. Establish and nurture professional relationships in support of the organization's events, major activities, and fundraising. Financial Performance and Viability Responsible for the fiscal integrity of DACC, including working with the DACC Deputy Director to submit a proposed annual budget and regular financial monitoring, which accurately reflect the financial condition of DACC. Responsible for setting direction and goals for fiscal management that operates within the approved budget, ensures efficient and effective resource utilization, and maintenance of DACC in a positive financial position. Responsible for fundraising, as approved by DHD Senior leadership, and developing other resources necessary to support the organization's mission. Oversee DACC Deputy Director's management of financial operations, including the development of productive relationship with City of Detroit Office of Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). Take responsibility to ensure a balanced budget is developed and attained. Ensure DACC meets or exceeds standards for contracting and procurement timing performance. Organization Mission and Strategy Responsible for implementation of organization's programs and services that carry out the organization's mission. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that DACC can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future. Work closely with the DHD Associate Director, Population Health, to develop short and long-term strategies which ensures public safety, increases adoptions, improves animal care, encourages spaying and neutering, and helps pets stay with their responsible caretakers. Partners with DACC Deputy Director to ensure effective administration of operations. Human Resources Set and direct DACC Human Resources strategy, in conjunction with DACC Deputy Director City of Detroit HR department. Liaise with other City of Detroit agencies to ensure strong collaborative relationships. Develop and ensure culture of positive team morale and active staff engagement. Set and monitor defined objectives for performance, standards for evaluation and continuous feedback. Facilities Oversee and manage DACC Deputy Director's management of the DACC facility. Ensure positive relationships with City of Detroit General Services Department (GSD). Represent the DHD with external and internal stakeholders. Information Technology Oversee DACC Deputy Director's management of IT resources to ensure DACC information technology needs are met. Other Other duties assigned by the Associate Director, Population Health or DHD Director. Minimum Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidate will have experience in a senior level leadership position within an Animal Care & Control facility, including demonstrated experience working with organizational, political and community leaders, and front line staff. JOB PREREQUISITES: Must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. Must have a Michigan driver's license and have access to a car throughout the workday. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TRAINING Completion of Emergency Preparedness training to include, but not limited to FEMA ISC 100, 200, 700 and 800 and others as required by department staff. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: The position will supervise the Deputy Director, Veterinarian, and others positions as defined by Associate Director, Population Health and DHD Director. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Additional responsibilities as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in related field is required. Five or more years' experience leading an animal care and control department of similar size and/or complexity is required. Supplemental Information POSITION COMPETENCIES: Analytical/Assessment Skills Describes factors affecting the health of a community (e.g., equity, income, education, environment) Integrates findings from quantitative and qualitative data into organizational plans and operations (e.g., strategic plan, quality improvement plan, professional development) Assesses assets and resources that can be used for improving the health of a community (e.g., Boys & Girls Clubs, public libraries, hospitals, faith-based organizations, academic institutions, federal grants, fellowship programs) Policy Development/Program Planning Develops strategies for continuous quality improvement Communication Skills Ensures that the literacy of populations served (e.g., ability to obtain, interpret, and use health and other information; social media literacy) is reflected in the organization's policies, programs, and services Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency (e.g., using age-appropriate materials, incorporating images) Evaluates approaches for disseminating public health data and information (e.g., social media, newspapers, newsletters, journals, town hall meetings, libraries, neighborhood gatherings) Conveys data and information to professionals and the public using a variety of approaches (e.g., reports, presentations, email, letters, testimony, press interviews) Communicates the roles of governmental public health, health care, and other partners in improving the health of a community Cultural Competency Skills Describes the concept of diversity as it applies to individuals and populations (e.g., language, culture, values, socioeconomic status, geography, education, race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, profession, religious affiliation, mental and physical abilities, historical experiences) Describes the diversity of individuals and populations in a community Recognizes the ways diversity influences policies, programs, services, and the health of a community Advocates for the diversity of individuals and populations being addressed in policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community Takes measures to support a diverse public health workforce Community Dimensions of Practice Skills Ensures that community members are engaged to improve health in a community (e.g., input in developing and implementing community health assessments and improvement plans, feedback about programs and services) Ensures that community input is used for developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving policies, programs, and services Financial Planning and Management Skills Ensures that programs are managed within current and projected budgets and staffing levels (e.g., sustaining a program when funding and staff are cut, recruiting and retaining staff) Establishes teams for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., considering the value of different disciplines, sectors, skills, experiences, and perspectives; determining scope of work and timeline) Motivates personnel for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals (e.g., participating in teams, encouraging sharing of ideas, respecting different points of view) Oversees the use of evaluation results to improve program and organizational performance Leadership and Systems Thinking Ensures continuous improvement of individual, program, and organizational performance (e.g., mentoring, monitoring progress, adjusting programs to achieve better results) Advocates for the role of public health in providing population health services Disclaimer: This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO:adamsal@detroitmi.gov Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 13, 2018
Description The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Developer III is an experienced level information technology professional located in the Department of Innovation and Technology that maintains, modifies or uses GIS databases, performs custom application development and provides user support. As a GIS Developer III, work is independently planned and carried out in conformance with accepted policies and practices. The GIS Developer III adheres to instructions, policies, and guidelines and exercises judgment to resolve commonly encountered work problems and deviations. The work performed by GIS Developers primarily involves designing and improving the GIS database, coordinating updates and changes while ensuring accuracy and completeness. GIS Developers work with related software and programs to create and maintain data and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data. GIS Developers provide technical customer support to internal and external users and provides training and mentoring on advanced skills and mapping techniques such as editing, quality control, geocoding, data conversion, and error reconciliation. Examples of Duties Designs or prepares complex graphic representations of GIS data, using more advanced GIS hardware or software applications Analyzes extensive GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data Designs or coordinates the development of integrated GIS spatial or non-spatial databases; Maintains or modifies existing GIS databases Enters data into GIS databases, using techniques such as coordinate geometry, keyboard entry of tabular data, manual digitizing of maps, scanning or automatic conversion to vectors, or conversion of other sources of digital data Reviews existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation Performs advanced geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis, using advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation, or cartography software Selects cartographic elements needed for effective presentation of information Maintains a high-level understanding of City Master Plan amendments, zoning and land use regulations, and architectural design standards Incorporates substantial knowledge and expertise of planning data (census, demographic) into work product as applicable Develops presentations to be released to the public for community input Provides advanced technical support to users regarding the maintenance, development, or operation of GIS databases, equipment, or applications Develops applications documentation, user training materials, and quality control procedures Trains users in the use of GIS and related software, workstations, printers, and plotters, digitizing tablets and tables, and GIS networking systems Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Collecting and analyzing pertinent data; utilizing a geographical database as applicable; and documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information A variety of programming languages, databases, and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms Installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment Preparing clear and concise technical reports, recommendations, and presentations Delivering public presentations using GIS data and graphics Diagnosing technology applications capabilities and requirements in order to resolve operational problems Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions The use of relational and distributed database technology Use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software packages) in order to prepare presentations, write letters and memorandums Use of Excel (e.g. Formulas, Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, other functions, charts and tables) functionality in order to analyze data and present data on technology operations Use of large complex, multi-departmental systems, and demonstrate the knowledge required to interpret resulting reports and summaries Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Ability to: Apply the principles, practices and techniques of systems programming to the installation, modification and maintenance of databases, and operating and telecommunication systems Maintain multiple information technology systems that may have different databases and use different programming languages and operating systems Evaluate, test, implement, and support new network systems Research, develop, design, implement, and maintain complex operating systems Work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of such data and information Use project management methods, principles, and tools (software) to schedule projects and monitor progress Provide technical advice / guidance to management for system use, i.e., capacity and resource utilization Create models, diagrams, or visuals to illustrate enterprise architecture direction Make decisions based on factual data and to evaluate the progress or success of systems Provide information technology-related advice and assistance to technical and non-technical individuals at all levels of the City Understand and explain technical terms and concepts in a non-technical manner Read and interpret technical manuals used in the assembly, installation, repair, and operation of personal computers and data communications equipment Work with multiple priorities under time constraints Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events) Develop training methods, procedures, and materials Effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs Interact effectively with senior leadership, department personnel, vendors, and others with tact and diplomacy Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Speak clearly so others can understand you Work as part of a team Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 11, 2018
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
Jul 11, 2018
Description Under general supervision, supervises a group of subordinate inspectors engaged in field inspection of construction activities and/or individually performs field inspection work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, codes and recognized standards and methods of work; is in charge of one or more construction projects. Examples of Duties 1. Reviews and interprets design plans, specifications, blueprints and sketches and provides information on site peculiarities. 2. Ensures that site work does not damage existing utilities. 3. Ensures site is properly barricaded for the safety of workers and the public. 4. Prepares daily and weekly work progress logs and reports, Inspectors' Daily Records, and other required construction accounting, work progress and documentation logs and reports. 5. Prepares and issues deficiency and punch lists to contractors, as required. 6. Monitors work schedules to determine reasonable progress and prepares estimates for contract progress payments. 7. Inspects, verifies and reports to supervisors on conditions that may require changes to specifications or construction work procedures and schedules. 8. Investigates and assists in the resolution of disputes with contractors. 9. Uses a variety of test and measuring instruments and conducts tests to determine quality of materials and accuracy of work. 10. Conducts the simpler tests on concrete, asphalt and granular material in a materials laboratory or in the field, as required. 11. Transports material samples to contracted laboratory facilities and obtains test certifications and documentation. 12. Obtains and enters construction data into computer data bases. 13. Interprets plans and specifications. 14. Engages in or checks on construction surveyor work such as determining location, dimensions, alignment and grade of component structures by use of appropriate surveyor's instruments. 15. Maintains field liaison with governmental agencies awarding and regulating construction contracts, suppliers and contractors, by providing information and responding to complaints. 16. Drives a vehicle to work site locations. 17. Prepares drawings, sketches and other documentation to reflect construction work as built. 18. Assigns work to subordinates and monitors their field work and activities. 19. Trains and instructs less experienced inspection staff in all phases of site inspection work. 20. Reports violations of work rules and other matters requiring discipline. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED. Preferably, completion of two years of course work engineering in a college or university of recognized standing. Two years of experience in inspection, construction and field engineering work. Valid State of Michigan Driver License is required. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: 1. Computerized Examination: 40% Max. 2. Oral Appraisal: 30% Max. 3. Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30% Max. 4. Total: Computerized Examination, Oral Appraisal and Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100% Max. Closing Date/Time: 7/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 10, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill a Financial Analyst Manager III position within the Treasurer Tax Division, Property Tax Branch, Administration, of the Office of the Treasury. The Financial Analyst Manager III is a managerial position that involves directing the work of an organization, usually through subordinate Managers and/or Supervisors. Managers are accountable for the success of specific line or staff programs, monitoring the progress of the organization toward goals, and periodically evaluating and making appropriate adjustments. Subordinates include Supervisory Financial Analysts, Financial Analysts, other professionals and paraprofessionals who perform financial analysis work. Financial Analysts focus on financial and operational planning and analysis including strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, and detailed financial analysis. Financial Analyst professionals prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in which the Financial Analyst will compare financial and operational results using actual, historical, budget, and forecast data. Financial Analysts monitor the implementation of the City's budget to ensure compliance and develop financial and operational metrics to measure progress. Three major functions performed by a Financial Analyst include financial planning and analysis, cost studies and alternative analysis, and compliance and ad hoc analysis. Examples of Duties Manages a subordinate staff of managers, supervisors, professionals, and paraprofessionals who perform professional financial analysis work including financial planning and analysis, cost studies and alternative analysis, and compliance and ad hoc analysis. Decisions on work problems presented by subordinate Supervisors and Managers; Collaborates with heads of other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting other units; Advises officials with broader and higher responsibilities on problems involving the relationship of the work of the unit supervised to broader programs, and its impact on such programs; Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates; Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work; Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees; Interviews candidates for positions in his unit; Makes recommendations for appointment, promotion, or reassignment involving such positions; Evaluates Supervisors and Managers; Reviews evaluations made by Supervisors on other employees; Makes selections for nonsupervisory positions, recommending selections for Supervisors and Manager positions; Hears group grievances and serious employee complaints, or ones not resolved at a lower level: reviewing serious disciplinary cases those proposing suspensions and removals, and disciplinary problems involving key employees; As needed, consults with specialists on training needs, and deciding on training problems related to the units supervised; Identifies developmental and training needs of employees in consultation with the Chief Learning Officer; Provides or makes provision for such development and training. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of work in accounting, business, public administration, or a closely related field. Such education must include at least twenty-four (24) semester (36 terms) credits of coursework in accounting, finance, or economics. Experience Must have a minimum of six (6) years total experience: Four (4) years of direct experience in finance and/or accounting and two (2) years in a supervisory capacity over finance and/or accounting professionals. Financial Analyst Manager III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates Possession of a Certified Financial Planning and Analysis (CFPA) certificate sponsored by Association of Finance Professionals may be required. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 09, 2018
Description The Field Liaison will work for the Detroit Building Authority under the direction of the Director and/or his designee. The Field Liaison is responsible for daily monitoring and interaction with various contractors performing all aspects of demolition activities for the City of Detroit and the Detroit Land Bank Authority. The Field Liaison also will respond to citizen inquiries in the field. Examples of Duties The major duties that comprises the Field Liaison's duties are as follows. Report to a Field Supervisor who reports to the Quality and Assurance Manager Regularly monitor all aspects of pre and post demolition activity to ensure full compliance with protocols in: The demolition contract / scope of service as well as any other contracts and scopes of services which may be implemented as part of the pre and post demolition process Knowledge of the City Code, specifically 290-H Knowledge of all applicable State Law and Federal Law Respond to citizens' complaints as directed by the Field Supervisor or his/her designee and investigate them. The Field Liaison shall be able to evaluate the complaint as it pertains to the scope of service of the contractor and work with the contractor to mitigate the situation. If the situation cannot be mitigated, then the Field Liaison must be able to document the complaint by photos and written documentation and forward the information to the Field Supervisor. Follow up activity with the citizen and or contractor will also be required. Survey property conditions and prepare reports as requested to include photos Field Liaison has the authority to stop work on the site in the occurrence of non- compliance with the demolition scope of service or other scope or scope of service as requested and shall record, document (written, photos, etc), and report the parties responsible for the non-compliance. Prepare both daily and investigative reports as required Monitor city email account throughout work day Use Salesforce software Read reports and interrupt data/information and take required action(s) based on report Investigate and document as requested any situation/condition/etc as requested or found while working via photos and written narrative as requested Attend Appeal Board hearing or other hearings as requested and be prepared to present facts and respond to questions Operate a computer and / or laptop with basic knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, etc) Work outside in all four seasons to include during inclement weather Operate a motor vehicle as part of daily activity Report issues found throughout the city with the Improve Detroit application Attend various meetings as requested Accept and complete various assignments as assigned and in a professional and timely manner Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Income Tax Clearances, as required by the City of Detroit Accounts Receivables Clearance, as required by the City of Detroit Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 70% Evaluation of T.E.P. QL: P/F or OC: 30% KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES One or more years of construction knowledge and experience is preferred. A person is expected to have problem solving ability, planning and organizing capabilities, decisiveness, communication skills both written and verbal, direction capabilities, self-motivation, These will be used daily in both in the field and in administrative work as it pertains to the field work PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS Field liaisons will make contact with demolition contractors and residents in the field. Contact will also be made with demolition contractors at various meetings. PURPOSE OF CONTACTS Contacts with the demolition contractors and residents will be made regarding demolition activities PHYSICAL DEMANDS Physical activity will consist of normal daily activity levels such as walking, sitting, and driving, WORK ENVIRONMENT Fieldwork includes 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. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS Work is assigned and reviewed by the field supervisor and/or superiors Work is to be completed as required to meet the direction of the field supervisor and the responsibilities listed above SCOPE AND EFFECT To ensure that demolition activities performed by contractors efficiently eliminate vacant, blighted, and hazardous structures in the City of Detroit, while protecting the health of community residents, workers and natural resources The purpose of this work is to improve the neighborhoods in a lasting and meaningful way and, thereby, improve the quality of life for Detroiters REQUIRED SUBMITTAL INFORMATION: The following documents are REQUIRED for consideration: Cover Letter Updated Resume ~ THIS POSITION IS A CONTRACT POSITION ~ City Paid Holidays & 10 Vacation Days No Additional Benefits or Sick Time Available 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. Essential duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 06, 2018
Description Under general supervision, plans, schedules and manages various construction projects and activities. Examples of Duties 1. Plans and schedules modernization and construction projects and activities to be performed according to approved specifications. 2. Participates in selecting staff needed to perform work assignments. 3. Organizes and delegates work assignments for completion and evaluates work performed. 4. Ensures project deadlines and schedules are met. 5. Conducts quality control inspection reviews as required and ensures compliance with all code regulations and specifications. 6. Maintains and organizes records of projects that are under construction and keeps a daily schedule of progress. 7. Completes building and site assessments with reports outlining code violations and needed repairs with budgeted cost and schedule. 8. Develops conceptual sites and building plans in preparation for construction documents. 9. Monitors and ensures contract administration guidelines and requirements are enforced. 10.Completes status and progress reports as require. 11.Monitors job sites to ensure safety guidelines and procedures are enforced. 12.Completes and submits documentation to secure materials, tools, supplies and other equipment in accordance with approved plans and specifications. 13.Confers with management, contractors and others to solicit information and to develop solutions to contractual, staffing and other problems encountered on job sites. 14.Maintains and organizes records of housing units that are scheduled for modernization. 15.Conducts inspections and prepares status reports on property damage. 16.Monitors and estimates cost and budget requirements. 17.Participates in community and public meetings for project awareness and obtains information. 18.Monitors processing and payment of invoices. 19.Assists in developing RFP, RFQ, and RFB documents and specifications, and participates in respondent's review and selection process. 20.Participates in space planning and consolidation planning, review and implementation. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in construction administration, architecture or related field. Master's degree is preferred. Six years experience in contract administration, construction and program/project management or related field including one year experience in municipal government space planning and consolidation, and construction management. Two years experience and training using Auto-Cad and various computer-related wordprocessing, spreadsheets and database software packages for cost and budget estimates. Supplemental Information Employees in this class may be required to operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis. 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. Subjects and Weights: Closing Date/Time: 8/6/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 04, 2018
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
Jul 02, 2018
Description Under general supervision, inspects plumbing and drainage systems to assure compliance with pertinent codes and city ordinances, approves plans, specifications, and accepted standards and methods of work; and examines plans for compliance with pertinent codes, laws, and ordinances for the approval of applications for permits. Examples of Duties 1.Approves applications for permits when necessary. 2.Completes daily inspection activity reports accurately and neatly. 3.Examines construction plans prior to the issuance of permit to determine conformance with pertinent City and State codes /ordinances. 4.Prepares code violation cases for court and appears and testifies regarding code violations in court cases. 5.Investigates complaints of code violations and prepares notices of violation to be sent to appropriate person(s). 6.Assists in the training of new employees. 7.Inspects plumbing and drainage installations in and around new, existing, renovated, remodeled buildings of all types for compliance with pertinent codes, and ordinance requirements. 8.Determines if installations conform to the code and approved plans. 9.Performs witness test of plumbing systems for leaks, examines fixtures, appliances and special fittings to see if they are code approved types. 10.Performs related office duties as needed. 11.Works with supervisor(s) and management to improve efficiencies within the division and department. 12.Prepares and presents lectures, speeches, and demonstrations on plumbing issues. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or G.E.D. and preferably completion of two years of college with specialization in engineering. Two years of journey worker level experience in the construction and maintenance of plumbing and drainage systems and related parts, preferably including experience in the inspectional and/or supervisory phases of the work. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Journey and/or Master Plumber License required. Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54, Rule 31, R 408-30043. Progress toward obtaining certification will be 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. Employees in this class will within (30) thirty days make application for a provisional registration with the State of Michigan in accordance with Public Act #54, R 408.30031, Rule 31 (5) and provide written verification of completing the minimum required hours of approved educational or training programs as prescribed in Table 31 of Rule 31. An applicant for registration as a provisional plumbing inspector shall have possessed a journey license for not less than 2 years or shall be licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of the state plumbing act, 2002 PA 733, MCL 338.3511 to 338.3569. Employees in this class will be required to provide their own automobile for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis; valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves the ability to climb ladders and enter manholes, narrow openings and crawl spaces, and to move along narrow, exposed platforms and beams, and to climb in and out of trenches and other excavations, work in high places and confined spaces, and work in hot, dusty places. Evaluation Process 1. Oral Appraisal: 50% 2.Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 50% 3. Total: 100% Maximum - 65% Minimum. 4. Military Service: 1% Minimum to 15% Maximum 5. Domicile Credit: 0% to 15% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 02, 2018
Description Under general supervision, inspects new and existing buildings, structures, and signs to ensure compliance with regulatory codes and city ordinances, approved plans, specifications, and accepted standards and methods of work; and examines plans for compliance with regulatory codes, laws and ordinances for the approval of applications for permits. Examples of Duties Inspects the use of land and all types and sizes of buildings including residential, commercial, industrial and public buildings, and signs and structures for conformance with the building codes. Inspects the construction of new buildings, signs and structures with regard to materials, dimensions and work methods used and against approved plans and specifications and codes. Inspects completed new buildings, signs and structures for conformance to code provisions. Investigates complaints of unsafe or unlawful conditions of buildings and signs. Performs routine inspections of existing signs and buildings such as multiple dwellings and places of public assembly to determine whether such buildings and structures conform to applicable codes and ordinances. Investigates building alterations or repairs to determine whether a building permit is required or has been obtained. Inspects buildings damaged by fire, estimates the amount of damage and determines whether such buildings may be repaired or should be razed. Investigates complaints of violations of codes, prepares notices of violation and performs re-inspections of premises or equipment to determine corrections of code violations. Compiles information and prepares code violation cases for court and appears and testifies regarding code violations in court cases. Examines plans prior to the issuance of permits to assess conformance with the "state housing law" portion of the building code and zoning ordinance and recommends changes to plans, as required. Approves applications for permits. Prepares daily activities reports. Minimum Qualifications High School Graduation or GED. Four years of recent journey worker level experience in the construction of buildings and related structures, preferably including one year of experience in the inspectional and/or supervisory phases of the work. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees certified or promoted to this class must acquire and maintain registration as an inspector and plan reviewer with the State of Michigan, as required under the provisions of Public Act #54, rule R. 408-30037. 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. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operator a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis, valid State of Michigan Operator license is required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Fieldwork includes 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 Written Examination - 35 % (Maximum) - 22.75% (Minimum) Oral Appraisal (Interview) - 35% (Maximum) - 22.75% (Minimum) Evaluation of TEP= 30% (Maximum) - 19% (Minimum) Total of Written Examination, Oral Interview & Evaluation of TEP= 65 % (Minimum) - 100% (Maximum) Domicile Credit: 15 points Military Service Credit 1 - 15 points Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Jul 01, 2018
Description Under general supervision, performs the full range of automotive and mechanical repair and maintenance tasks to a variety of gasoline and/or diesel fuel powered vehicles including automobiles, trucks, busses, motorcycles and special purpose construction, maintenance, or recreational vehicles. Repairs, maintains, services or alters special purpose equipment mounted on or associated with such vehicles Examples of Duties 1. Performs any and all automotive or mechanical repair or maintenance tasks to the types of mobile equipment employed by the department to which assigned. 2. Inspects equipment to locate and determine nature of defects or repairs needed. 3. Plans sequence of repair operations. 4. Dismantles and removes defective components. 5. Substitutes new or rebuilt components, and rebuilds automotive components or assemblies. 6. Repairs, adjusts, alters and services automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, packers, street sweepers, flushers, bulldozers, backhoes, loaders, graders, trenchers, farm tractors, cranes, asphalt pavers, asphalt rollers, small boats, fire fighting apparatus and other special purpose vehicles. 7. Repairs, adjusts, alters and services all mechanically, hydraulically, electrically or pneumatically operated auxiliary equipment mounted on or associated with such vehicles including material moving or lift assemblies, loading mechanisms, broom assemblies, snow plows, salt spreaders, aerial platforms, pumps, compressors, and ladder assemblies. 8. Repairs, adjusts, alters and services public transportation coaches and a limited variety of support equipment. 9. Performs major and minor repairs to heavy-duty diesel engines, pneumatic suspension systems, heavy-duty automatic transmissions, fuel injectors, buffer screws, mechanical engine governors and other specialized coach components. 10.Repairs, services and maintains air conditioning and heating units, door controls, interior lighting and other mechanically, hydraulically, electrically or pneumatically operated coach systems. 11.Uses electric arc or acetylene welding outfits and/or machine shop equipment to cut, heat, braze, weld or fashion equipment parts, brackets or braces which may be required to complete a repair. 12.Performs minor body work to vehicle bodies and replaces glass, windows and lights. 13.Keeps simple records of work performed and materials used. 14.Instructs and oversees the work of apprentices and other workers assigned as helpers. 15.Repairs, adjusts, alters and services a variety of related mobile or portable equipment and tools such as plows, mowers, harrows, golf ball collectors, rotary brooms, stumpers, chippers, rodding machines, post hole augers, concrete mixers, chain-saws, roto-tillers, compressors, pumps, hoists and generators. 16.Performs a variety of repair and service tasks to stationary equipment such as compressors, pumps, hoists, generators and other machinery, where such tasks involve the same type and level of skills employed in repairing and servicing vehicular equipment. 17.Operates tow trucks to service, repair, and retrieve disabled vehicles in the field. 18.Shifts and drives vehicles on department premises. Minimum Qualifications 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. Three years experience in repairing and rebuilding a variety of gasoline and/or diesel fuel powered vehicles or completion of an approved four-year apprenticeship in automotive repair or its equivalent. Preferably two years experience repairing BUSES anda variety of construction, maintenance or other special purpose vehicles. Supplemental Information EVALUATION OF T.E.P. 100% INTERVIEW Pass/Fail Closing Date/Time: