City of Detroit

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48 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 23, 2018
Description The purpose of this position is to develop, build, implement, manage and maintain all databases used by Detroit Water and Sewerage. In addition, this position will be responsible for the development, management and maintenance of all Extract Transform and Load (ETL) jobs. Examples of Duties Duties and responsibilities The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and maintain all databases used by Detroit Water. Create and maintain both Oracle and SQL Server Databases Manage and Validate Backup and Restore processes Develop ETL Jobs in conjunction with Application Subject Matter Experts Document and Maintain Database and ETL Designs Participate in Data Security Auditing and Enhancement Activities Evaluate and Recommend processes for enhanced database and ETL performance Monitor Databases and ETL Jobs using remote monitoring tools Supplemental Information Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field (6 Years Experience in lieu) Required: 5 Years Experience managing Oracle Databases Required: 2 Years Experience managing SQL Server Databases Required: 3 Years Experience in developing automated ETL jobs for Oracle and SQL Server Databases Experience with Microsoft Office Experience with Process Design Highly Motivated, Team Oriented, Process Driven Ability to learn in a fast paced environment through both self-directed learning or Training On Demand courses Desire to affect positive change in self, organization and environment Experience developing ETL Processes with JAVA, Oracle Integration Cloud Service, Oracle SOA Suite, Tibco or other Enterprise Service Bus platform Preferred: Oracle Data Integration Platform Cloud Certified Associate or Higher Certification Preferred: Master's Degree in Computer Science, Business or Related Field Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 24, 2018
Description Lead Systems Engineer III is located within various offices in the City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Lead Systems Engineer III performs complex work that involves professional, technical, and systems programming and systems engineering duties involving the design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of software and hardware infrastructure and connectivity capability between different platforms that manage information technology resources and support the execution of automated applications. Lead Systems Engineers also perform work involving the generation and/or application of theories, principles, practical concepts, processes, and methods related to computer science technology specific to computer programming languages, computer hardware and software integration, and computer systems design requirements, standards, codes, techniques, and practices. Examples of Duties Lead a team of technical resources Communicates with other DoIT personnel and City agencies to understand specific system requirements Provides Leadership on project costs, design concepts, or design changes Documents design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information Verifies stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture Establishes functional or system standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed Directs the installation of operating systems, network or application software, or computer or network hardware Identifies system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software Collaborates with Network/Enterprise Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) or Software Engineers (Information Technology Specialists) to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components Evaluates current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability Trains users in system operation or maintenance Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Professional, comprehensive knowledge of systems programming and engineering methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do experienced level work such as: Information technology principles, methods, and practices in the assigned specialty area sufficient to plan and carry out difficult and complex assignments and develop new methods, approaches, and procedures, such as local area and wide area networking principles and concepts; backup and recovery procedures; operating systems and platforms used; software distribution tools and mechanisms; and Federal enterprise architecture principles The City's information technology infrastructure sufficient to provide advice and guidance on a wide range and variety of complex information technology issues Performance management/measurement methods, tools, and techniques to interpret information technology policies, standards, and guidelines Avaya technologies (i.e. Edge, Distribution, Core Switches) and Fortinet Firewall and other Firewall solutions AD (Active Directory), DNS (Domain Name System), SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager), DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), VMware, and Microsoft SQL Databases Systems testing and evaluation principles, methods, and tools sufficient to test and optimize the functionality of systems, networks, and data Analytical methods and practices sufficient to conduct analyses and recommend resolution of complex issues affecting the specialty area Information technology security principles and methods Internet technologies to analyze the Internet potential of systems, networks, and data New and emerging information technologies and/or industry trends sufficient to evaluate and recommend adoption of new or enhanced approaches to delivering information technology services Acquisition management and cost-benefit analysis policies and procedures to evaluate proposals for the acquisition of information technology products or services Project management principles and methods Oral and written communication techniques necessary to prepare and present reports Personal computer capabilities and technology application in the cloud environment Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications 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, MI, USA
May 21, 2018
Description The Information Technology Technician III is an experienced 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 III, the supervisor, higher-grade Information Technology Technician, higher-grade information technology professional 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 Information Technology Technicians 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 III 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 Oversees 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 Assists and supports Information Technology Specialists with troubleshooting, writing basic/routine programs, testing new applications or software packages, preparing reports, collecting data, and writing simple code to modify an existing operating system in order to satisfy the needs of a particular end user Performs other computer system support such as complex 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 Serves as the first point of contact for support to City agencies for local area network operational issues including terminal malfunctions, connectivity issues, and other computer software or hardware operational issues; Quickly addresses daily operational issues identified by end users, identifying the problem and taking the necessary corrective action, either on own initiative or with higher-level Department of Innovation and Technology personnel Understands and utilizes complex 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. Provides experienced assistance in reviewing property sales utilizing the Detroit Property Inventory (DPI) System, which interfaces with the Equalizer System Sets up complex equipment for employee use, performs or ensures proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Installs and performs more critical 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 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 Use of personal computers and other voice and data communications equipment to perform a wide range of activities Installation requirements for hardware, software, and other technology applications in order to assure timely use of technology by users Diagnosing technology applications capabilities and requirements in order to resolve operational problems Data collection techniques in order to support higher level DoIT personnel in systems analysis and review functions, as well as cloud computing Use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software packages) in order to prepare presentations, write letters and memorandums Use of Excel (e.g. Formulas, Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, other functions, charts and tables) functionality in order to analyze data and present data on technology operations Use of large complex, multi-departmental systems, and demonstrate the knowledge required to interpret resulting reports and summaries Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Ability to: Operate a variety of computer systems and peripheral equipment in order to resolve basic operational problems Communicate with and instruct others, using technical and nontechnical language to explain complex subjects and processes Read and interpret technical manuals used in the assembly, installation, repair, and operation of personal computers and data communications equipment Utilize a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer 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 Keep abreast of business systems development, extensions and modifications Develop training methods, procedures, and materials Interact effectively with senior leadership, department personnel and others with tact and diplomacy Quickly adapt to change Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Speak clearly so others can understand you Work as part of a team Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 19, 2018
Description Project Manager IV is an advanced level professional within City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that requires nominal direction and supervision. This might include the implementation of new technology applications, the implementation of new programs or initiatives, or special one-time only projects. Project Managers support the administration of daily project management. The Project Manager coordinates team members on the implementation and effective usage of project management methodologies. They also develop plans and coordinate project scheduling, budgeting, and perform administrative tasks associated with project management functions. Examples of Duties Ensures that project status, complex issues, and successes are communicated to project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee, and all levels of management, and are documented appropriately Conducts detailed process analysis to understand how business practices are supported by technology and which process changes will be necessary per technology changes Designs new processes and standard operating procedures associated with changes Recognizes critical problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent; Evaluates alternatives and finds solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach Develops improvements and innovations to enhance performance Pro-actively engages present and future stakeholders in design, priority setting, and implementation Builds coalitions among the various stakeholders; negotiates authority to move the project forward Consults and provides advice, facilitates discussion, and resolves conflict; establishes trust; builds and uses cross-functional relationships to accomplish work objectives Conveys goals and objectives clearly and in a compelling manner; listens effectively and clarifies information as needed; interprets verbal and non-verbal messages that others communicate; produces clear status reports; communicates tactfully and candidly Ensures open communication on the project team; Addresses delicate situations and handles serious conflicts in such a way as to maximize opportunity and minimize risk Acts as a champion for business process changes and technology changes Exerts strong influencing skills to impact choices on immediate and long-term directions Undertakes continual adjustments with stakeholders in a persuasive manner to keep the project on course, by use of positive win/win negotiation Sets and meets realistic deadlines; Forecasts changes and communicates current and projected issues Ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability for project budget Minimum Qualifications KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Process improvement tools and methodologies Prioritization among competing interests and resource and budgetary constraints Formal project management processes, resource management, risk management, scope, and change request management, schedule management, communication plans and internal controls, and quality management Concepts, principles, practices, and methods of budget formulation, enactment and evaluation Obtaining, compiling, and summarizing narrative information and quantitative data for use by others Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources Skill in: Assessing customer requirements, analyzing business processes and data, evaluating possible solutions and presenting recommendations to stakeholders and higher-grade personnel Identifying key performance indicators and reliable ways to collect data related to such Providing direction and guidance to project teams in a collaborative manner Negotiating challenging situations with both internal and external stakeholders Presenting concise financial and operational information (orally, written, and/or using PowerPoint or Word) to a variety of audiences Use of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and / or other office suite software packages) Use of Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, charts, tables, and / or other related software packages) functionality Communicating in writing clearly and effectively, demonstrate this skill by rendering technical details and reports in a form readily understandable to management and the public Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents 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 Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Talking to others to convey information effectively Establishing and maintaining good working relationship with other City employees and the public Ability to: Collect, quickly interpret, and analyze information from a variety of sources, apply criteria, draw conclusions and develop recommendations, guidelines, and policies Utilize process analysis techniques to identify opportunities for process and/or technology improvements Read, interpret, and effectively analyze professional and technical reports Communicate information and ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing so they can be understood Be adaptable in order to effectively work and communicate with a large variety of departments, work groups and stakeholders Work as part of a team Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 17, 2018
Description The Housing and Revitalization Department is seeking to fill a Programmatic Underwriter III position. The Programmatic Underwriter III is an experienced level professional located within the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department's Office of Programmatic Underwriting that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Programmatic Underwriter III primarily serves as the lead advisor to management on the evaluation of the funding requests, measurement of contract risk, and approval of funding to a recipient or sub-recipient. Programmatic Underwriters gather financial information critical to the decision making process; meet with recipients and sub-recipient to discuss proposals; explain various types of funding criteria, standards, guideline, policies and procedures; and evaluate and analyze the overall financial portfolio of a recipient or sub-recipient to make a final recommendation regarding whether or not to approve a funding request. Other key services performed by Programmatic Underwriters include providing management services, monitoring sub-recipients progress against performance goals, approving draws, meeting with sub-recipients/providers, resolving project issues, consulting with governmental agencies, negotiating terms, promoting public awareness, training staff, researching social conditions, updating funding files, evaluating and summarizing the overall effectiveness (impact and outcomes) of programs, and staying informed on governmental policy and regulations changes. Programmatic Underwriters perform a detailed analysis on recipients and sub-recipients based on the review of financial viability, plan feasibility, project budget, and potential incentives. Examples of Duties The Programmatic Underwriter III performs a variety of underwriting, program, and project management functions including, but not limited to: Meets with recipient or sub-recipient to identify and achieve program goals and obtain information or applications and to answer questions about the process to determine whether they meet criteria for support; Analyzes feasibility of complex projects related to public service programs; Coordinate and facilitate sub-recipient meetings and workshops; Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established program goals and objectives; Interprets and ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local, and departmental program regulations, policies, and procedures; Utilizes data collection and analysis techniques to evaluate individual programs; Provides oral and written reports to management for their consideration and decision-making; Reviews and analyzes complex recipient or sub-recipient, financial status, credit, and property evaluations; Performs difficult technical work related to the planning, development, financing, implementation, and administration of public service programs; Lead and coordinate all phases of Public Service Request For Proposal (RFP) applications review process, and procurement of required documentation, including preparation of applications and ongoing project monitoring and management; Reviews, approves, and monitors project budgets, draw schedules, and program draws; Handles recipient or sub-recipient complaints and takes appropriate action to resolve them; Provides technical assistance to sub-recipients related program services, outreach, and outcomes - works with sub-recipient to help strengthen the overall impact of program services; Manages and provides oversight over the utilization of public service project funding; Upon award of grant, monitors and tracks sub-recipient performance toward scope of services and budget; Attends meetings of community groups as assigned and summarizes discussion and action items; Performs certain underwriting functions involving non-profit organization operating budgets, capital investment designed to encourage public service activities; Performs Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and related community development research as required; prepares reports for city management and City Council; Prepares advanced statistical data analysis and reports of demographic and social conditions; and Monitors and updates sub-recipient information on web page, as needed Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, economics, or other related field of study. Experience Three (3-5) years of professional experience involving grant making and management (public/private/ government), as well as systematic preparation, review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of sub-recipient data, budgets, grants, loans, or other financial data is required. Programmatic Underwriter must demonstrate proficiency with program related evaluation and HUD requirements, as well as be proficient in integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions and project management software and tools. License / Certificates None Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. WRITTEN TEST REQUIREMENTS: Applicants may be required to take written tests or perform work simulations to illustrate proficiency in skill set specific to a particular technology application or ability to use traditional software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 65%(Min) - 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 15, 2018
Description The Planning and Development Department is seeking to fill a new Planner II (Urban Design) position: The Planner II - Urban Design will be an intermediate-level professional located within the Planning and Development Department's East Design Region, who receives direction and guidance from higher-level Planners. A Planner II primarily serves to engage with local leaders in an effort to assist the City in creating a participatory model of urban planning, design, and development services that encourage population growth within the City and ensure that every neighborhood has a future. A Planner II may have cross-education or experience in two or three professional areas: urban design, architecture, landscape architecture or land-based planning. The role involves interacting extensively with internal and external stakeholders. It requires strong project management skills with sharp attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Examples of Duties The Planner II performs a variety of planning and design functions including but not limited to: Performs professional work related to a variety of planning assignments; Develops planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs, and regulations; Reviews moderately difficult to difficult development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations; Reviews and processes comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning recommendations, annexations, site plans, and plats; Develops project budgets, administers bidding processes, and verifies contract expenditures and compliance; Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social, and economic issues; Provides professional planning assistance to member communities on varied land use projects; Develops transportation plans, studies, and analyses on a regional basis; Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers, and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans; Coordinates community review of public and private development projects; Provides information to the public regarding development regulations; Assists in resolving citizen issues; Oversees the work of consultants and interns; Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans; Provides assistance in presenting reports and other findings to staff, Planning & Zoning Board, and City Council members, and Attends a substantial number of evening and weekend meetings. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in urban planning, architecture, public policy, or a closely related field. Experience Two (2) years of professional experience involving planning / urban planning, architecture / landscape architecture, or urban design is required. Planner II must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification through the American Planning Association may be required. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. WRITTEN TEST REQUIREMENTS Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension. BACKGROUND AND OTHER CHECKS Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks. IDENTIFICATION Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 60%(Min) - 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 15, 2018
Description POSITION SUMMARY The Planning and Development Department is seeking to fill a new Planner III (Urban Design) position: The Planner III (Urban Design) is an experienced level professional located within the Planning and Design Division of the Planning and Development Department who requires minimal direction and supervision. A Planner III primarily serves to engage with local leaders in an effort to assist the City in creating a participatory model of urban planning, design, and development services that encourage population growth within the City and ensure that every neighborhood has a future. A Planner III may have cross-education or experience in two of three professional areas: urban design, architecture (including landscape architecture), and/or planning, which may include historic preservation, zoning, and long-range strategic land use planning. Planners are responsible for the City's planning assignments and provide professional advice and technical expertise that promotes well-designed physical, social, economic, and environmentally healthy development within the City. Planners also manage complex planning studies and development applications, and review consultant proposals. They develop project budgets, administer bidding processes, and verify contract expenditures and compliance. Planners also support member communities on various land -use projects. Examples of Duties MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES A Planner III (Urban Design) performs a variety of planning and design functions including but not limited to: Performs advanced professional work related to a variety of planning assignments; Manages complex planning studies and development applications, and reviews consultant proposals; Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning recommendations, annexations, site plans, and plats; Develops project budgets, administers bidding processes, and verifies contract expenditures and compliance; Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social, and economic issues; Provides professional planning assistance to member communities on varied land use projects; Works in regional program areas relating to natural I water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation, and other issues; Performs .field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans. Schedules and conducts meetings with advisory boards and elected officials; Presents reports and other findings to staff, Planning & Zoning Board, and City Council members, and serves as a liaison to such committees; Attends a substantial number of evening and weekend meetings . Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in urban planning, architecture, public policy, or a closely related field. Masters preferred. Experience At least three (3) years of professional experience involving urban design / planning I urban planning, architecture / landscape architecture is required. Must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License I Certificates Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification through the American Planning Association may be required. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. WRITTEN TEST REQUIREMENTS Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension. BACKGROUND AND OTHER CHECKS Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and cred it checks. IDENTIFICATION Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP= 60%(Min) - 100% (Max) PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 02, 2018
Description SUMMARY : Under the executive appointment of the Mayor, the Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation provides general oversight, direction, and year-round programing of all activities within the Parks and Recreation Department. Management is done through both direct City Administration and agreements with community organizations and licensed concessioners. The City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing diverse, innovative recreational and cultural opportunities that enrich the lives of residents and visitors. The department provides services through 11 recreation centers, 4 golf courses, 3 cemeteries, 2 seasonal marinas, a swimming pool, splash pad and outdoor amphitheaters. The department also oversees programing and events at over 300 parks, over 160 playgrounds, 140 athletic fields, totaling 5,000 acres including specialized facilities as the Historic Fort Wayne, and Hart Plaza. The Deputy Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting year-round organized programs at all seasonal locations. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Serves as the single point of contact between the Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office. Maintains a master plan that is consistent with the vision, mission and goals of the Mayor and provides a clear vision of how the parks and recreation programs should grow in the future to meet the needs of City of Detroit residents and their families. Provides direction to the department's leadership staff by setting goals and holding them accountable in reaching their objectives through the use of departmental metrics. Establishes and implements operational policies, goals, and objectives for the department and ensures that public recreational programs are carried out according to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Analyzes relevant data including, but not limited to, statistics, cost and work reports to evaluate efficiency; develops plans and procedures to increase efficiency. Interacts with a variety of governmental, private sector and community groups to identify opportunities for public/private partnerships and alternative sources of funding to address City recreational needs. Builds community awareness of the City Parks and Recreation Centers while developing alliances with public, private and community partnerships. Interfaces with other City agencies to ensure that programs and activities are consistently aligned with other related City priorities and to ensure efficient and seamless provision of overlapping City services. Manages contracts with consultants, vendors and contractors related to the operations of facilities, parks, and athletic fields. Prepares the annual departmental budget; determines resources needed and financial requests; develops financial analytics, strategies and performance metrics to meet goals; monitors the financial operations for the department. When appropriate seeks additional capital and alternative funding for park projects and initiatives through local, state and federal grants and foundations. Collaborates with other departments on planning and designing capital improvement projects. Represents the department and the City in local and state-wide forums; makes presentation before various advisory committees, legislative, regulatory and community groups. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquires and complaints; recommend appropriate action to resolve complaints. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelor's degree with specialization in parks and recreation, public administration, business administration, business management, education administration, physical education or other potentially recreation related field. Five to ten years of high-level managerial experience in the coordination, management, budgeting, staffing and operation of large-scale year-round recreation and parks agencies, preferably in a municipal environment. Must have experience with strategic planning, centered on continuous improvement. Parks and Recreation Professional or Executive Certification Preferred. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Apr 26, 2018
Description This position is in the Executive Service in the City of Detroit and reports to the Director of Human Resources. The incumbent directs, plans, coordinates and manages the Office of Classification and Compensation. The primary functions of this Office is to: provide centralized administration of the existing system for classification and compensation; advice on position and organization design; and advise agency and department management on the use of compensation flexibilities to help recruit, manage and retain employee. Examples of Duties Provides leadership to ensure that the City of Detroit human resource position classification and compensation policies and procedures are consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the Executive branch agencies and departments. Designs and implements policies and procedures that assures compliance with City of Detroit Civil Service Commission rules and regulations, City Ordinances, City Charter, labor agreements, state and federal government rules, regulations and laws. Directs the design and administration of periodic compensation benchmarking studies and the annual preparation of a classification and compensation plan for the City of Detroit. Designs and implements a new position classification and compensation system based on leading practices. Responsible for the formulation of methods and procedures for an integrated approach to compensation strategic planning, reporting and control. Collaborates with other Executive Leadership positions in Human Resources to ensure that classification and compensation policies are consistent with the Department and citywide strategic goals and objectives. Serves as the resident expert in multipurpose job analysis. Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field of study. Experience: At least ten (10) years of technical experience in position classification and/or compensation. In addition to the ten 10 years of technical experience at least five (5) years of executive leadership experience managing large and complex classification and compensation plans. Experience with designing and implementing a new classification and compensation program. Professional certification such as Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), preferred. Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. Knowledge Of : Thorough knowledge of management and supervisory principles, methods, practices and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of position classification, position management and compensation systems of local governments. Knowledge of the laws, regulations and rules of human resource management in the public sector. Knowledge of the various technology applications and tools used in public sector human resource management organizations. Skill In: Skill in oral and written communication to multiple audiences and organizations in varying situations sufficient to develop defenses of and justifications for recommended courses of action. Ability To: Ability to strategically plan, direct and supervise the work of subordinate professional and administrative staff. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, managers, employees, and labor unions. Ability to make critical decisions which support and advance the department's mission. Supplemental Information Members of the Executive Service are employment "at-will" and serve at the pleasure of the Director of Human Resources. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description DETROIT PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! SUMMARY : Under general supervision, as a seasonal worker, organizes and directs the recreational activities at a playground or play center or assists in directing such activities at a recreation center. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Organizes and directs free-play and planned group activities at a recreation site or facility. Organizes and gives instructions in team sports and group games. Runs field meets and sport days. Marks off playing field for games and maintains order. Ensures that equipment and apparatus are safe and properly used and prevents illegal or inappropriate behavior. Encourages participation in activities. Administers first aid. Ensures that grounds and equipment are being properly used. Ensures that groups or individuals have permits for use of playground, when required, and that spectators are not interfering with the players. Umpires sanctioned recreation championship games. Interprets rules of games, when required. Attends staff meetings. Maintains simple records and makes reports of activities. Assists professional recreation personnel in conducting programs and activities. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Education: At least two years of High School, High School Diploma or G.E.D. Completion of one year of college coursework in community recreation, physical education, or a related field preferred. Experience: One year of experience in conducting organized recreational activities or in some athletic or related activity. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Rules and equipment for the more common group games. Purposes and goals of organized recreation work. First aid methods. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. Physical agility. ABILITY TO : Organize, teach and lead groups in various forms of directed recreational activities. Display understanding of and appropriate responses to childhood behavior. Administer first aid. Interact effectively with the public and children with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in promoting interest in recreational activities. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to all seasonal conditions. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of Detroit City Code. Subjects/Weights Interview: Pass/Fail Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 100% ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
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, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
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, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
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, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description The Inspector is responsible for the execution of contractor construction services for major and smaller projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Review and interpret plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provide detailed information of factors or issues that may affect construction projects. Maintain quality control standards by assuring inspection and field or laboratory testing of all construction materials, supplies and equipment used on construction projects. Prepare daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. Advise and assist the engineer in refining requests, securing corrections to defective work, errors and omissions in the design to avoid a non-compliance report. Attend construction meetings. Monitor work schedules to determine progress and prepare estimates for contract payments. Ensure safety regulations are enforced on construction sites. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE). A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: ? Water distribution and wastewater collection processes, equipment and systems ? Principles and practices of engineering and construction management ? Safety regulations such as OSHA, MIOSHA, and other applicable local and state codes, rules and policies ? Construction specifications, standards and materials testing requirements ? Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Conduct precise observations Prepare clear and accurate reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematics Maintain regular and reliable attendance Provide training and evaluation as a subject matter expert on technical topics Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED Two (2) years of construction management experience in relation to a water treatment facility and distribution system EPA Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Certification EPA Lead Abatement Certification MIOSHA Confined Space Certification MDEQ Soil Erosion & Soil Control Certification ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to climb, bend, twist, kneel, carry, stack, hit, push, pull and other efforts requiring considerable physical strength. This position also requires the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods of time, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms, detect abnormal equipment sounds, visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night. Employees will be required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; perform scaffold, confined space, elevated and underground work. This position is also required to pass a maximum exercise tolerance test and pulmonary function test to demonstrate the ability to work under a minimum air pressure of twenty (20) pounds. Employees will also be required to pass a bio-mechanical physical and vision test, yearly baseline physical and fit test for respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate equipment. Environmental Working Requirements: Work performed at the plants or in a field environment. This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work may be performed near open water, dusty areas, and systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive,heat producing and potentially explosive. Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas that require respiratory protection and personal protective equipment (PPE), and under slippery and wet conditions. Valid Michigan Driver's License May be required to provide own vehicle for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis Ability to work irregular hours, commute to DWSD facilities and work sites Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! COME TO OUR JOB FAIR TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 ~ 2 PM - 7 PM NORTHWEST ACTIVITIES CENTER 18100 MEYERS, DETROIT, MI 48235 TO ATTEND YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS ONLINE APPLICATION AND REGISTER @https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-detroit-parks-and-recreation-department-job-fair-tickets-43862338435 Examples of Duties SUMMARY : Under general supervision, monitors water-related recreational activities at a municipal swimming pool or beach. MAJOR JOB DUTIES : Monitors swimming activities and responds to problem situations. Administers first aid. Enforces requirements for bathing before entering pools. Inspects patrons for infectious skin diseases and cleanliness of body. Monitors activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures and to maintain order. Assists/instructs individuals learning to swim. Arranges lifesaving equipment around pools. Enforces beach rules and regulations. Ensures the cleanliness of assigned areas, including, but not limited to the pool, first aid room, and guard's room. Issues bathing suits, towels and lockers. Cleans foot basins and refills with clean water. Ensures that the beach is clear of debris. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : Education: High School graduation or GED. Experience: One year of experience as a lifeguard preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Resuscitation and lifesaving methods. Materials and methods used to maintain the cleanliness of pools and deck areas. SKILL IN : Administering first aid. ABILITY TO : Communicate effectively and provide clear instructions. Interact effectively with other departmental personnel and the general public. Swim. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or a Y.M.C.A. Lifesaving Certificate. Possession of a valid Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association of Michigan. Possession of a valid Community First Aid Certificate or standard First Aid Certificate. Candidates considered for placement in this classification must Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes in the following order within the standard time set by the City of Detroit Recreation Department: 200 yards front crawl, using rhythmic breathing, having a stabilizing and propellant kick. 100 yards breaststroke, using pull, breath, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards front crawl 100 yards breaststroke Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the duties of the classification. Employees in this class are assigned to municipal swimming pools or a beach. This class is designated as a Special Service class to be administered under the provisions of Chapter 13 of the Detroit City Code. ***CHECK JUNK/SPAM FOLDERS FOR APPLICATION UPDATES*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED. Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) License and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credits: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. _____________________________________________________________________________ The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision and within the scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), responds to 911 calls for service to include medical, trauma and other public emergency situations; administers pre-hospital emergency medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols and Department rules and regulations; operates Department issued emergency vehicles and provides transportation of the sick and injured to medical care facilities. Examples of Duties Responds to, and provides assistance at, dispatched or observed medical emergencies or accidents, where there exists the possibility of further injury, loss of limb, death, or where such services are in the public interest. Determines the general nature of the emergency situation and communicates observations to additional responders, Command Staff and medical control physicians. Provides appropriate emergency care to alleviate medical crisis, reduce injury or stabilize injured person's condition until definitive medical treatment is available. Uses a variety of equipment and special materials to treat injured persons including airway management and ventilation support equipment, defibrillators, extrication equipment, various kinds of splints, special dressings and bandages. Informs persons involved of financial responsibility and alternatives available, where emergency conditions are determined not to exist. Transports injured persons to appropriate treatment facilities in special emergency medical unit or other assigned vehicle, and recognizes need for transporting unusual cases to particular hospitals where specialized treatment is available; continues patient care while in transit. Notifies hospital of incoming emergency cases and, as required, communicates with hospital personnel to advise of patient condition and to secure information or special instructions. Maintains a high level of sanitation in assigned vehicle in accordance with infection control standards. Inspects assigned vehicle and associated equipment for proper operation and appearance. Utilizes computer terminals for emergency and non-emergency communications. Operates multi-channel radio or other portable communication devices. Prepares required records and reports relating to locations, persons assisted, conditions found, measures taken and services provided, including information for billing purposes. Assists in the training of emergency medical service personnel and others. Provides testimony in court proceedings and/or assists with investigations. Provides appropriate assistance to hospital emergency room personnel within the guidelines of Department directives. Assists in keeping quarters clean and otherwise participates in company routine while on assignment at fire house or other site, during stand-by time. Attends in-service and other training classes to enhance technical skills. Performs duties in accordance with Departmental rules and regulations as well as protocols of the Detroit East Medical Control Authority. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS : High School graduation or GED Possession of a current unrestricted State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) license and all associated required certifications to operate in the Detroit medical control zone. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a State of Michigan Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Physical Agility Test: Pass / Fail Oral Appraisal: 50% Evaluation of TEP: 50% Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% Knowledge of : Pre-hospital standard of care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Pertinent laws and ordinances relative to the position. Location of Detroit streets, hospitals and landmarks. Traffic rules and regulations applicable to emergency vehicle operation. Skill in : Determining the general nature of emergency situations. Performing pre-hospital medical care at the license level of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic). Transmitting clear, concise and accurate verbal and written reports. Determining the most direct route to and from calls for service and destination hospitals. Ability to : Function independently of direct supervision. Maintain Department driving certification and operator status of assigned emergency vehicles. Learn city street patterns and determine the best routes of travel. Prepare written and oral reports of a technical nature. Maintain emotional stability and mental awareness under stressful conditions. Effectively interact with injured persons, the public, physicians, and other medical and Public Safety personnel. Use handheld, desktop and laptop computers. Withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Function within a para-military organization to include taking orders from a superior Officer and obeying all rules and regulations of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Must have and maintain excellent physical health and conditioning with no medical disabilities that would impair performance of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) duties. Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment physical fitness test and medical exam in this classification and maintain a level of fitness throughout the duration of employment in order to successfully pass any future physical fitness tests or medical exams as required by the City of Detroit and the Detroit Fire Department. Possess considerable strength, balance and agility in bending, stooping, crawling and walking on uneven terrain, and lifting and moving patients weighing 200+ pounds with a partner. Ability to treat and extricate patients in hazardous environments and to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Ability to work with considerable hazards, i.e., explosions, anoxic environments, violent patients and potential fire risks. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background and Driving Record Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Description Under general supervision, prepares civil engineering designs and specifications for the more difficult and less routine phases of major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Analyzes project scope. Reviews and evaluates field conditions and data. Develops and designs engineering solutions. Manages preparation of engineering construction plans. Ensures construction is in conformance with plans, specifications, budget, codes and applicable standards. Manages and interprets construction projects and plans. Creates project documents. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Oversees, supervises, and inspects work of contractors or other city workforce, as needed. Manages and supervises inspectors and other staff assigned to projects. Determines work priorities. Reviews work prepared by other team members. Instructs, counsels, mentors, and advises project team and subordinates on assignments and difficult tasks to see that work is performed satisfactorily to meet expected standards. Consults with supervisor on work assignments and personnel matters such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions and grievances. Initiates and directs training of subordinates and colleagues. Represents the department/division with individual or groups of citizens, public agencies or with private groups. Prepares and evaluates requests for proposal for consultant services, specialized services and other material used by the department/division. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Completion of some coursework in construction management is preferred. Three years of experience in designing and preparing specifications for civil engineering projects. One year of experience in civil engineering field work is preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Evaluation of TEP - 20% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Construction methods as applied to municipal engineering. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. City of Detroit and Michigan Department of Transportation standards and specifications. Michigan Department of Transportation's Field Manager software system. Federal Highway Administration rules and regulations. SKILL IN: Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work-related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO: Plan and direct the activities of a small group of subordinate engineers and Drafting Technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design and construction methods. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 17, 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: 6/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, USA
May 17, 2018
Description The Detroit City Council is seeking qualified applicants for the appointive position of Director of the Board of Zoning Appeals to serve as the administrative head of the Board staff. The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is established pursuant to the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act and is housed in the legislative branch of City government. The BZA hears appeals from zoning decisions of the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department or the Planning and Development Department, and holds hearings on non-conforming uses and structures and requests for zoning variances. The appointment term is six (6) years. Examples of Duties A successful applicant should have the skills to undertake the following tasks: Plan, organize, assign, direct, review and coordinate the activities of the BZA staff engaged in the compilation, analysis, and interpretation of data, and preparing reports and recommendations to the BZA; Inspect property in contiguous areas involved in appeals and report to the BZA on factors relating to zoning regulations; Supervise staff in the investigation and preparation of zoning appeal cases including the creation of reports and meeting agendas Attend BZA hearings, assist in directing proceedings during public hearings of the Board, and ensure that a complete transcript record is made of each case; Be responsible for the selection, placement, training, development, discipline and appraisal/evaluation of BZA staff; Act as technical advisor to the BZA and coordinate development activities for Board members; Coordinate activities of the BZA with those of other City departments and governmental agencies; Interpret and implement applicable provisions of the City's zoning ordinance and City code; Examine plans and specifications for compliance with code requirements; Address inquiries and/or complaints from contractors, property owners, engineers, architects, and others relative to code requirements; and Make recommendations and assist in the preparation and revision of zoning codes, ordinances and regulations Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in business administration, engineering or other related curriculum; or an equivalent combination of education, professional training, experience and responsibility sufficient to warrant consideration; Significant experience in municipal inspection activities; Knowledge of codes, city ordinances, and department policies and regulations; At least ten (10) years of prior managerial experience evidenced by increasing supervisory and oversight responsibilities; Demonstrated ability to plan and organize work, conduct investigations and resolve zoning inspection problems; Excellent communication and verbal skills and ability to prepare reports and cases for presentation to the BZA; and Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public, members of the BZA, and staff. Supplemental Information Application Process: Each applicant must submit a resume' and cover letter. Additional supporting documents may be submitted but are not required. Applications will be accepted by electronic mail ONLY at BZADirectorApp@detroitmi.gov no later than 5:00 PM on June 1, 2018 . Applications made through this email will be the ONLY ones considered. Phone calls, letters of interest, or other contacts will NOT BE CONSIDERED as a formal application. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2018 5:00 PM Eastern