City of Detroit

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51 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 15, 2018
Full Time
Description The major functions performed by an Administrator of Labor Relations include labor contract preparation and application, and settlement of grievances and compliance with required City of Detroit, State of Michigan and federal laws and regulations. Key duties include performing all of the prescribed steps in the grievance process, review, study, and other analysis and evaluation of work assigned. The Administrator of Labor Relations serves as the City's advocate in labor/management relations matters and grievance resolution. Examples of Duties Assumes responsibility for division operations in the absence of superiors. Attends negotiation sessions, conferences and meetings, and participates in discussion of assigned issues. Collects and prepares general and technical information for labor negotiation proceedings. Conducts hearings and investigations and formulates management's response to individual employee and union grievances. Consults with, advises, and furnishes information to division heads, department heads and human resources providers on a variety of labor relations issues. Develops contract language and proposals for economic and non-economic provisions. Drafts proposed responses to Union inquiries ensuring compliance with applicable laws and rules. Gathers information, meets with appropriate parties and prepares reports and related documents. Instructs and trains staff on requirements, policies, procedures and best practices for the provision of labor relations services. Investigates and replies to inquiries and complaints challenging policies and actions of management. Investigates, analyzes and makes recommendations to proposals and issues submitted by management and union representatives. Participates in joint activities with other department functions to address labor relations issues. Prepares reports, charts, tables and graphs on existing rates, proposed rates and rate studies. Represents management in labor negotiations, conferences and grievance hearings. Researches pertinent labor laws, mediation board and court decisions, previous contracts, current contracts and related materials of other jurisdictions and private organizations. Resolves complex issues relating to the application of rules, policies and procedures as they pertain to general and specific cases and assures consistency in application. Serves on committees and teams for special projects and initiatives. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree with specialization in labor relations, human resources, public or business administration or a related field. Experience Four to five (4-5) years of recent experience in significantly advanced levels of responsibilityin labor relations or human resources activities which have included negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements. License/Certificates May be required to periodically participate in continuing education opportunities in related professional development categories. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Supplemental Information PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 30% Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of TEP - 100% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
Description The Project Manager & Analytics Specialist is responsible for supporting the Operations initiatives established by the Operations General Manager. They possess knowledge of project development and the ability to manage a project or program from start to finish. They assist with the development and implementation of divisional goals and initiatives. The Project Manager & Analytics Specialist possesses expertise in data analysis and has the ability to work with advanced levels of data analytics. They drive change and process improvements within the customer base. The position of the Project Manager & Analytics Specialist is focused heavily on managing a wide range of projects involving data collection, production, and dissemination relating to strategy, planning, and organizational effectiveness efforts. This position reports to the Operations General Manager. Major Project Manager & Analytics Functions The major functions performed by the Project Manager & Analytics Specialist include the development of data and the subsequent analysis and application of the results. They work with internal customers and managers to identify areas requiring potential reorganization and develop and implement initiatives based on this research. The Project Manager & Analytics Specialist must display a highly developed skill set in the identification of data and the resulting application of project analysis and change initiatives. Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III - This is the senior level of this series in which an employee acts as a subject matter expert and/or in a leadership type of role. They perform a wide scope of responsibilities. Employees may perform duties which have City-wide impact and involve working with a wide variety of individuals and groups. The work of a Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III is reviewed on an as-needed basis. Examples of Duties Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III - At the advanced level, the Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III takes initiative to perform recurring or individual assignments. The Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III also resolves recurring problems independently (i.e. investigates recurring grievance or contract issues, obtains missing information and explains procedural requirements). The Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III refers situations not covered by instructions or precedents to the Operations General Manager for decision or help. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Illustrative) Analyzes data from a variety of database sources and formats for research, systems, and report design. Assists stakeholders in understanding generated reports, outputs, and operational interfaces, and counsels them on their use, and in finding ways to be used to improve their functionality. Assists with the implementation of divisional goals, initiatives and plans. Develops and implements initiatives to improve work processes. Drives fact-based decision making at all levels within the organization. Drives process improvement initiatives, including automation, on the processes/tools used to increase the capability and efficiency of reporting efforts. Investigates and analyzes complex proposed departmental reorganizations of City departments. Manages project development and execution from inception to closure. Presents results of analyses concisely and effectively to ensure adoption. Produces summarization reports, outputs, and operational interfaces that present research findings to stakeholders. Provides recommendations for improving business results, operational efficiencies, and system experiences through in-depth analysis. Provides supporting information to substantiate research findings. Responsible for HR Data Management best practices, quality standards and advanced HR Data Management activities (Acquisitions, Reorganizations, Advanced Data Setup, etc.). Tracks and reports project milestones and status reports to project sponsors. Works in conjunction with the Operations General Manager to manage change control and ensure consistency and alignment of change control management across the Department. Minimum Qualifications These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills, and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Minimum qualifications increase based on the level of the position. Note: additional qualifications (i.e. special conditions) may apply to a particular position. Education Bachelor's degree with major in human resources, data analytics, project management, business, management, organizational development, or labor relations. Project Manager & Analytics Specialist III - Advanced levels of responsibility and three to four (3-4) years of human resources experience in any combination of the following components: compensation, recruitment/staffing, benefits, labor relations, employee relations, training and development, and organizational development. Supplemental Information License/Certificates Employees in this class are expected to remain current in human resources best practices and legal requirements and will be required to participate in continuing education and training opportunities. Designations from the Society of Human Resources Management, International Personnel Management Association - HR SHRM-CP/SCP Certification preferred. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. 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 and criminal checks. IDENTIFICATION: Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire. EVALUATION PROCESS: Evaluation of Training & Experience - 30% Oral Appraisal Interview - 70% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
Description The Information Technology Technician II is an intermediate level paraprofessional located in the Department of Innovation and Technology that supports or assists other Department of Innovation and Technology and City personnel who design, operate, and use automatic data processing systems applications and products. As an Information Technology Technician II, the supervisor, higher-grade Information Technology Technicians, higher-grade information technology professionals or other designated employee may provide standing instructions on recurring assignments by indicating what is to be done, applicable policies and procedures to follow, quality and quantity of work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments. In general, Information Technology Technicians perform four major functions: install and maintain hardware and software systems; maintain and repair equipment; set-up computer security measures; and troubleshoot and offer technical support. The work performed by an Information Technology Technician II primarily involves providing services or assistance to one or a mix of functional areas typically identified as security, network, systems, storage/backup, mobility, and desktop support. Information Technology Technician II assists Information Technology Specialists in collecting, organizing, and maintaining computer program documentation and manuals. As directed, Information Technology Technicians code programs, create flowcharts and diagrams, and perform other similar duties. Examples of Duties Assists with oversight of the daily performance of computer systems Operates a variety of standard office equipment such as a PC, printer, telephone, facsimile machine (fax), and copier to monitor systems and prepare documentation Performs other computer system support such as data entry and verification, assembly and preparation of computer programs for processing, and the review of output for accuracy and completeness Enters commands and observes system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors Understands and utilizes cloud computing and storage solutions to provide users and with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers Reviews property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Sets up equipment for employee use, performs or ensures proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Installs and performs repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Maintains records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities Performs backup/recovery procedures on a daily basis Orders and inventories spare parts, including stripping surplus equipment for usable parts Confers with management and users, including Public Safety personnel, to assist in identifying trends and performing root cause analysis for systems problems Performs communications server administration such as establishing user and voicemail accounts, setting passwords, backups, and assigning access levels Trains users to use new or modified equipment Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software May be required to perform duties or provide support beyond normal work days for projects and supported system maintenance requirements Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Broad knowledge of information technology principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do intermediate level work such as: Standardized data processing rules, operations, and procedures enabling employees to resolve common or recurring problems or to perform standardized variations in work methods System control language that provides for devising run control streams according to general instructions and review of product specifications Languages and equipment in conducting system record searches to identify and/or resolve procedural errors, as well as programming language System hardware, software, and program capabilities and limitations for multi-programming systems operating in more than two partitions Terminology, codes, abbreviations, and graphics for preparing systems documentation or programs Program data contents, standardized jobs within programs, and methods for defining and retrieving non-standard data and reports Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming Information systems/network security methods, including plan network implementation, system security, training, network administration, systems analysis, and emergency control center, for ensuring, protecting and resolving the security of information systems and network services A body of standardized regulations, requirements, procedures, and operations associated with clerical and technical duties related to business information technology systems administration Personal computer capabilities, the application of computer systems, and methods and techniques used to operate peripheral equipment and technology application in the cloud environment Property ownership data, including deeds, tax rolls, etc. Accounting principles and practices used in managing property sales The City of Detroit's intranet site for source data on parcels, developed using .NET (ASP.Net and C#) with SQL Server as the backend database Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction Windows computer imaging and troubleshooting and network configuration and troubleshooting (wireless and wired) Symantec and other virus protection solutions Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 09, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, performs responsible technical work in the field of traffic engineering; and investigates and analyzes traffic and/or transportation problems Examples of Duties Investigates, collects and analyzes data on traffic conditions especially as they relate to traffic flows. Performs design studies and analyzes of traffic problems related to the design and positioning of traffic structures and accessories. Examines alternative traffic control devices for effectiveness and makes recommendations on the selection and layout of selected equipment. Directs the preparation of maps and layouts of proposed traffic structures with indications as to their general characteristics. Assigns and outlines detail work to subordinates, instructs them on objectives and procedures, and reviews their work during process and upon completion. May supervise Assistant Engineers and other technical staff members. Devises standard methods and forms for collection and presentation of traffic data. Develops traffic survey techniques. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a traffic engineering or traffic planning related field. Three years of experience in traffic and related planning activities; including the study and installation of traffic controls in urban areas and statistical analysis and reporting of traffic data. One year of supervisory experience preferred. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Employees in this class will be required to provide and operate a motor vehicle on a reimbursed mileage basis. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 80% Eval TEP - 20% KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and methods of traffic engineering design and construction. Standards and practices of traffic engineering. Statistical principles and practices as applied to engineering data. Problems of traffic control and the principles, methods and equipment involved in their solution. Computerized design and drafting tools. SKILL IN: Use of personal computers and computer aided drafting and design (CADD) equipment. Use of standard engineering and specialized traffic engineering applications software, such as Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, etc. Use of common office and project management software. ABILITY TO: Analyze problems related to traffic engineering design and structures. Plan and supervise work related to the design, selection and placement of traffic structures and appurtenances. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Interact with vendors, contractors, consultants, developers, subordinates and peers in a tactful and effective manner. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work is performed in a variety of shop, plant, field and office locations, sometimes involves exposure to seasonal weather conditions. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Classes Consolidated: 12/18/2000 (The duties and responsibilities of the classes of Senior Assistant Traffic Engineer and Senior Traffic Planner) Closing Date/Time: 11/5/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Oct 02, 2018
Full Time
Description DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT COMMUNICATION DIVISION ASSISTANT FIRE DISPATCHERS The mission of the Detroit Fire Department is to provide a safe environment for our customers through public education, enforcement of fire codes, and deployment of efficient emergency response resources. This Communication Division is responsible for the receipt and transmission of all alarms of fire, as well as those for emergency medical service. In addition, this division is responsible and accountable for the operation, testing, and maintenance of the dispatch, telephone and radio communication systems. Under immediate supervision, dispatches Fire and EMS emergency response vehicles for public safety emergency services. Examples of Duties Dispatches emergency response vehicles to calls for service. Initiates requests for assistance from other agencies for emergency scene situations. Relays information to appropriate field supervisors and management personnel. Notifies hospitals of emergency transports to their facilities. Makes telephone notifications of major emergency situations. Engages in routine contacts with other divisions or sections of the department. Routes medical units' calls directly into hospital emergency rooms. Maintains log sheets. Operates standard office equipment. Receives and processes calls from employees of the department calling off duty. Enters emergency responses into the system. Checks on prior calls for service when requested. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. One year of responsible work experience in emergency dispatching and/or performing other work in an emergency response capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) Certification is preferred. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification is preferred. CPR Certification is preferred. Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Driver License required. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Computerized Exam / Written Exam 20% Typing Demonstration Exam 20% Audio Demonstration: 20% Evaluation of T.E.P: 20% Oral Appraisal 20% Domicile Credit: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application) Veterans' Preference Up to 15 points KNOWLEDGE OF : Office work, terms and equipment. Detroit streets and other City locations. SKILL IN : Utilizing keyboarding devices, data and voice communication devices. The use of Smartsheets. Multitasking. ABILITY TO : Write legibly, speak in a clear and distinct voice. Enter information using a keyboard, speak and listen simultaneously. Accurately transcribe brief written and verbal radio communication. Gather information related to medical or fire emergencies. Effectively and efficiently communicate orally and in writing. Accept responsibility and to work any assigned shift and overtime when required. Interact effectively with co-workers. Work various shift including Days, Afternoons & Midnights. Learn public safety emergency codes and priorities. Work in an emergency response environment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Required to have a hearing test at a City authorized medical facility. Work is performed in an open office environment at a designated work station. Work involves receiving a high volume of emergency requests for service. Employees in this class have frequent contact with Emergency Service Operators (911), police dispatchers, the news media, and alarm companies. Employees in this classification often work under stressful conditions. Employees must be able to perform multiple functions simultaneously which includes reading and writing standard English text and to effectively orally communicate in stressful situations in the English language as well as to repeat the exact emergency message received. PLEASE ATTACH AN UPDATED RESUME AND ANY CERTIFICATIONS WITH YOUR APPLICATION INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Description General Welder is a skilled position that under general supervision, performs welding, cutting, metal preparation and finishing operations on ferrous and non-ferrous metals with electric arc, acetylene torch and other welding techniques. Examples of Duties Apply welding techniques to weld, cut, and braze in the repair and/or fabrication of ferrous and non-ferrous objects on such things as vehicles; machinery; vehicle motors; construction equipment; steam, water, air or other piping; structural members; and furnaces. Straighten bent parts such as automotive or machinery frames, bent tools, or other heavy metal parts by heating them using electric arc or acetylene torches. Heat large pieces locally as a preliminary to welding. Lay out work. Prepare surfaces for welding or cutting. Position parts and fastens them in place. Build up tools or machinery with hard surface or wearing edge to compensate for the effect of wear. Perform blacksmithing and simple sheet metal work. Tag equipment out of use. Secure tools and equipment. Maintain records of materials and labor used and prepares reports. Perform duties in accordance with Department safety procedures including, but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. Minimum Qualifications High school graduation or GED with successful completion of welding and general shop coursework; advanced training in metallurgy preferred. Two years of experience in welding, brazing and cutting with acetylene torch and electric arc, preferably in a general repair or machine shop Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Web Developer III is an experienced level information technology professional located within various offices in the City of Detroit Department of Innovation and Technology that requires minimal direction and supervision. A Web Developer plans, designs, develops, tests, implements, and manages the City's Internet and intranet activities, including managing, creating, or integrating with web-based applications that will enable new tasks/processes or streamline existing tasks/processes. The work performed by Web Developers primarily involves performing basic Internet/intranet support functions such as web page/application design, content development, and site updates. Web Developers build web applications and user experiences that change the way people perceive and interact with the City of Detroit. Web Developers also contribute technical guidance during implementations of new systems or applications and play a key role in the management and maintenance of the City's website(s). Examples of Duties Professional, comprehensive knowledge of city technological website development principles and methods sufficient to work independently using conventional procedures and practices to do experienced level work such as: Fundamental data processing methods, practices, and techniques in work involving development, test, implementation, and modification of computer programs and operating procedures Web technologies, standard concepts, best practices, and procedures, including: content management systems, web analytics, and web portal software Standard Internet protocols, such as Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) One or more programming, scripting, and styling languages, such as HTML, Javascript, and CSS. Internet security principles and protocols, such as Security Sockets Layer (SSL) and encryption Usability concepts; i.e., navigational aids, site architecture, knowledge management, and information rendering Web-based application and accessibility technologies, such as voice recognition and screen readers Programming and scripting languages Design tools, such as Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator Data content and output options for a variety of administrative, scientific, and/or technical program applications that are processed on any of several multi-program operating systems A body of standardized regulations, requirements, procedures, and operations associated with clerical and technical duties related to web design and administration, including U.S. copyright laws Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Minimum Qualifications Skill in: Writing computer programs for various purposes Use of personal computers and other voice and data communications equipment to perform a wide range of activities Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Ability to: Operate a variety of computer systems and peripheral equipment in order to diagnose and resolve basic operational problems Design and develop web pages Develop and implement new and innovative methods, techniques, and procedures related to the City's Internet/intranet Communicate with and instruct others, using technical and nontechnical language to explain complex subjects and processes Work with multiple priorities under time constraints Identify problems, use creative thinking and sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations or decisions concerning proper course of action Plan work to set well-defined and realistic goals, to evaluate and to monitor progress, and to effectively manage time Interact effectively with senior leadership, department personnel and others with tact and diplomacy Quickly adapt to change Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Speak clearly so others can understand you Work as part of a team Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal 100% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, responsible for operating and maintaining refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including auxiliary equipment requiring possession of a Refrigeration Operator License. Examples of Duties Operates and adjusts refrigeration equipment. Balances, adjusts, and sets controls including but not limited to, expansion valves; hydrostatic and electric regulators, and various switches to maintain humidity and temperature levels. Operates and maintains a refrigeration compressor room, including, but not limited to, condensing, chilled water pumping, and circulatory apparatus. Operates and maintains air washing, mixing, and conditioning units. Performs inspections to check operating performance of equipment. Maintains required readings of refrigerant, including but not limited to, other pressures, dry and wet bulb temperatures, humidity and other readings in activity log records. Inspects and lubricates bearings and housing. Changes parts on motors, fans, compressors, pumps, and other equipment. Checks and replaces worn belts on belt-driven equipment. Assists in making major repairs and overhauls to refrigeration and air-conditioning units. Minimum Qualifications Completion of High School Diploma or G.E.D. Two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment and their auxiliaries requiring possession of a license indicated by the title of the class. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF : Operating details and characteristics of a variety of types of refrigeration and air- conditioning, ice making, water cooling, and other similar equipment and systems. Applicable safety codes, regulations and ordinances. SKILL IN : Working with the tools and materials commonly employed in the operation and maintenance of such equipment. Physical strength and manual dexterity. ABILITY TO : Maintain operation and maintenance activity logs. Diagnose and troubleshoot operating conditions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Read and understand wiring diagrams, operating and repair instructions and manuals. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid First Class Refrigeration Operator's License or Greater. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : None. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, is in charge of the civil engineering design and preparation of plans and specifications for major municipal engineering projects. Examples of Duties Plans and supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and drafting technicians engaged in performing fundamental civil engineering design and feasibility studies of alternate methods of solving specific civil engineering problems; and preparing detailed designs and plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for projects. Prepares plans and policies for carrying out work. Assigns, reviews and approves the work of subordinates. Instructs and advises workers on the more difficult phases of work. Designs, selects, and approves the major design features. Prepares the more important specifications. Investigates and analyzes construction methods used. Examines plans, specifications, and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, polices, and procedures. Prepares special studies and reports relative to matters such as alternate solutions and estimates of materials and costs. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Five years of experience in the design and preparation of plans for large municipal projects including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of TEP - 30% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit: Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application). Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF : Principals and methods of civil engineering design and construction. Equipment and materials used in civil engineering projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. SKILL IN : Analyzing problems relating to civil engineering design and construction. Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work related software. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO : Plan and direct the activities of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draft technicians. Estimate costs and schedules for engineering projects. Interact effectively with subordinates and peers with tact and diplomacy. Display initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual engineering problems in connection with problems of civil engineering design. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work involves office, field and plant activities. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, is in charge of the structural engineering design, construction and preparation of plans and specifications for major municipal structural engineering projects; manages the bridge inspections, and maintenance and capital improvement program for the division. Examples of Duties Supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draftsmen engaged in making fundamental structural engineering design studies, economic studies of alternate methods of solving specific structural engineering problems, preparing detailed designs, plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for municipal engineering projects including bridges and municipal infrastructures. Prepares plans and policies for completing work. Makes and reviews work assignments of subordinates. Conducts structural engineering investigations and studies, and prepares reports as required including remedial plans. Gives advice and instructions on the more difficult phases of the work. Designs, selects, and approves major design features. Prepares the more important specifications. Investigates and analyzes construction methods being used. Designs and prepares construction documents for steel, concrete, masonry and wood buildings and municipal infrastructures including bridges and transportation facilities. Examines plans, specifications and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, policies, and procedures. Prepares special studies and reports relative to such matters as alternate solutions and estimates materials and costs. Manages a variety of multiple projects, field assignments and project management duties asProject Engineer per MDOT and FHWA specifications and standards. Reviews and approves construction material, testing results and construction methods as necessary. Performs geotechnical reviews as necessary. Performs the function of Project Engineer for primarily structural related projects, but also for a variety of paving projects consistent with division work scope. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering. Graduate level courses or Master's degree in structural engineering is preferred. Five years of experience in the design and preparation of structural engineering plans and construction documents for large municipal projects, including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Current registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Michigan is required. Certification by the Michigan Department of Transportation for the inspection of bridges is preferred. Supplemental Information SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS Oral Appraisal - 70% Evaluation of TEP - 30% Portfolio (Work Sample) - Pass / Fail Domicile Credit - Points up to 15% (City of Detroit Residents must verify residency for the 12 months prior to application) Veterans' Preference Points up to 15% KNOWLEDGE OF : Principles and methods of structural engineering design and construction. MDOT, FHWA and City specifications, standards and work practices. Equipment and materials used in structural engineering design projects. Project costing, monitoring and reporting techniques. SKILL IN : Supervising, prioritizing and directing the work of others. Mechanical aptitude. Oral and written communication. Use of personal computers and common office and work related software such as MBIS database system, Field Manager project management software, Microstation and AutoCAD. Observation. Reading, understanding and evaluating engineering plans and specifications. Preparing concise technical and non-technical reports. ABILITY TO : Analyze problems relating to structural engineering design and construction. Plan and direct the activities of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and draftsmen. Use various structural engineering analysis and design programs. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult and unusual structural engineering design problems Interact effectively with subordinates and other departmental personnel. . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : Work involves office, field and plant activities. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on requirements of the position. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Description The Detroit Police Department offers an extraordinary range of career options, from street patrol and investigations to advanced tactical units, crime analysis, community relations and more. The Detroit Police Department has it all for anyone who is seeking the full spectrum of being a law enforcement officer in a major city. James E. Craig, Chief of Police City of Detroit For more information on becoming a Detroit Police Officer please visit the link below and watch the DPD hiring/training experience video. http://www.detroitmi.gov/Police Examples of Duties A police officer shall be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, and the apprehension of criminals: A police officer is responsible for the detection, prevention, and suppression of crime (e.g., proactive policing, etc.); A police officer shall also be responsible for performing clerical duties as assigned by proper authority; and A police officer shall ensure that all required forms, logs, etc., that are created by the officer are properly completed. A police officer shall assume any other duties and responsibilities, which may be delegated by a superior officer or an entity with authority within the department. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Possess a valid Driver's License Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution U. S. Citizen No felony convictions **All applicants must attach a front and back copy of a valid Driver's License to their application** Supplemental Information ** All Out of State applicants must attach a copy of their Police Clearance and Department of Motor Vehicle Record to their application*** Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 24, 2018
Full Time
Description The Organizational Development Director plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the operations and activities for the human resources, training and safety units; develops and implements policies and procedures, budget administration, organizes tasks and sets priorities that involve a high level of independent judgment, initiative and discretion. Examples of Duties Direct work activities of team members relating to employment, compensation, benefits, labor relations, safety, employee relations and training and development. Serve as a liaison between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. Create and/or analyze department policies and procedures to maintain competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements. Advise managers and union officials on policy matters such as disciplinary concerns, grievances, Americans with Disability Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act and other relevant statutes, workplace violence, equal employment opportunities and sexual harassment. Develop a diverse workforce through staff planning, succession and progression planning, coaching and counseling, collaboration with employees on career paths, and competency development. Develop and adequately staff a robust occupational health and safety office. Establish and implement new techniques, procedures, processes, measurements, performance standards and solutions to accomplish department's strategies and goals. Confer with staff on questions and concerns and interpretation of performance, attendance, conduct, policies and procedures. Represent department at hearings and investigations. Interact with union officials on a day-to-day basis to resolve concerns. Lead joint activities with other unit managers and department representatives to address service concerns. Evaluate staff performance through collaboration on assignments and projects and review of results. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. RELATED JOB FUNCTIONS: Administer the implementation and management of special programs and projects.Prepare and monitor the unit's budget.Supervise the preparation of analytical and statistical reports.Perform related work duties as assigned. SKILL TO : Communicate effectively with internal and external customers Operate specialized hardware devices or software programs relating to HR or performance management systems Protect the organization's values by keeping information confidential Network and build relationships Create reports and track progression Conduct independent, original research based on sound analysis and leading to appropriate recommendation to resolve specific issues Conduct comprehensive and unbiased investigations Formulate reasonable and effective conclusions Identify current and potential issues as well as evaluating and implementing solutions Act as a proactive trusted advisor and leader Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint Speak in public settings Instruct on policy enforcement and best practices Manage negotiations in stressful and complex environments Lead continuous improvement projects Manage multiple projects Coordinate a wide variety of inter-related activities and managing multiple priorities Communicate effectively with unit heads and staff, contractors, consultants, public officials and the public Use advanced technology Contribute to leadership planning and change ABILITY TO Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Negotiate and administer Collective Bargaining Agreements Work effectively in a team-based, flexible workforce Display resourcefulness and initiative in performance of duties Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, psychology, public administration or related field of study A minimum of five (5) years of recent human resources experience with increasing levels of responsibility and authority in a combination of the following areas: recruitment and selection, labor relations, HR consulting, examinations and test development, classification compensation, succession planning, coaching, job design, HR records, safety, training, with some experience as a team or project leader, preferably in connection with large-scale public or private utility operations Valid Driver's License The ability to work irregular hours, to commute to DWSD facilities and work sites, and respond to after hour emergencies and on-call responses. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods, operating a vehicle, commuting to DWSD work sites; verbal acuity; manual dexterity. May require light to moderate lifting, reaching, pulling, and carrying. Manual dexterity and audiovisual/linguistic acuity required. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, is responsible for overall planning and execution of daily, monthly and yearly regular and special municipal park maintenance and development work. Assists in coordinating the activities of a large group of employees engaged in park maintenance and development activities over a city-wide area. Represents the General Services Department in matters concerning maintenance and construction activities for such recreational areas and their amenities. Examples of Duties Supervises the activities of a moderately large number of subordinates engaged in the development and maintenance of recreational areas and amenities for public use. Prepares and organizes work schedules and project schedules for the continued long term growth of the Park Development Unit. Assigns work and advises subordinates on methods and procedures. Requisitions supplies and equipment, inspects work prior to and upon completion. Prepares scope of work required with inter-departmental purchase orders for necessary services and equipment procurement. Oversees unit budget and repairs reports and projections for unit manager. Consults on the preparation of plans for the development of recreational areas by inspecting sites to be developed, suggests changes, revisions or repairs of such plans. Prepares specifications for services, material or equipment necessary to the completion of the plans, advises on the acceptance or rejection of bids. Inspects the equipment, material or services supplied by the successful bidder prior to the authorization of payment. Investigates new methods, materials and equipment for use in recreational area development, for the purpose of obtaining satisfactory results at lowest overall cost. Recommends on approval of contract documents. Serves as the unit liaison for interdepartmental activities. Inspects individually or with subordinates all work accomplished and recommends the authorization of partial payments to contractors. Initiates change orders which will effect economies or increase quality at low cost. Performs final inspection after completion of project or work order. Recommends final payments to contractors. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree with a specialization in fields related to park development work. Four years of experience in landscape and/or park construction including two years which has been in a supervisory capacity, preferred. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE OF: Municipal landscaping principles and practices. Engineering principles, methods, material and equipment involved in the design and construction of recreational areas and facilities. SKILL IN: Observation. Physical and Mechanical dexterity. Oral and written communication. Interacting effectively with subordinates and the public with tact and diplomacy. Initiative and resourcefulness in expediting work progress. ABILITY TO: Plan, coordinate and organize large scale construction activities. Prepare work schedules, cost estimates and other pertinent documents. LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver's license is needed for this position, chauffer license is preferred . Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None. Subjects/Weights Interview: 70% Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualification: 30% Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 18, 2018
Full Time
Description Makes service repairs on one or more makes of automotive equipment, including coaches, tractors and motorcycles used in the city service. Assists in performing the more difficult work involved in general auto repair and maintenance. Performs related work as required. Examples of Duties MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS: Repairs, inspects, replaces, or adjusts the following units or equipment: spark plug wires, drive shafts, universal joints, springs and spring shackles, shock absorber links, brake and clutch pedal assemblies, brake cross shafts, brake slack adjustors, brake chambers, brake shields, brake cables, brake pads and shoes, and fly wheels. Dismantles and assembles brake drums and hubs. In a service garage, tests and adjusts brake systems. Adjusts and repairs clutches, removes defective springs, clutches, brake shoes, universal joints, front and rear axles and other units and installs new or rebuilt ones. Performs routine automotive inspections. Assists a General Auto Mechanic in the more difficult repair work and in the installation of motor and chassis units on any type of automotive equipment including trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. Performs any mechanical tasks associated with automotive repair, such as minor bumping, heating, drilling, bolting, welding, brazing, soldering or cutting. Keeps simple records. OTHER TYPICAL WORK: Operates tow trucks to service, repair, and retrieve disabled vehicles in the field. Shifts and drives vehicles on department premises. Dispenses gasoline and oil. Services batteries, battery cables and tires. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION: Education equivalent to completion of two years in and preferably graduation from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop and automotive repair. EXPERIENCE: One year experience in repairing automotive equipment in a general garage or automotive service stations. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to perform the essential functions, which includes reading and writing standard English text; reading and interpreting shop manuals and diagrams; strength and dexterity to use tools and related equipment; hearing well enough to follow oral directions; sufficient physical agility to maneuver through out vehicle repair garages/facilities; work involves frequent standing, walking, and stooping/kneeling; must be able to lift equipment, tools, parts and supplies that weigh up to 100 pounds. STRENGTH RATING: Medium to heavy work. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a vehicle repair garage/facility. Field work may be required at times. KNOWLEDGE OF: Engine and chassis units and general auto repair work. SKILL IN: Following written and oral instructions and observation. Performing automotive repairs and maintenance. ABILITY TO: Make repairs and adjustments to automotive equipment. Handle repair problems encountered. Effectively and accurately observe and record information. Display industry, initiative and resourcefulness. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Persons subsequently hired in this title shall be required to obtain a State of Michigan Driver or Chauffeur License, with Group A Commercial Driver License endorsement and Airbrake qualification. (In addition, P endorsement required for placement in the Department of Transportation.) Successful applicants must meet physical standards prescribed by the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division and must posses and carry a valid current Medical Examiner's Certificate certifying physical fitness for driving in accordance with State of Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act-1988 Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools commonly used in the performance of automotive repair work Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 15, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, inspects, repairs and rebuilds automotive bodies and their accessories. Examples of Duties Inspects the interior and exterior of automotive truck and passenger cars for defective body and chassis parts, such as dented and broken fenders, dented doors and panels, bent or broken frames, and makes the necessary replacements or repairs. Straightens with or without heat, and replaces steel frames and panels. Bumps out dented fenders, cowls, doors, hoods and panels. Puts new metal panels on frame parts. Fills holes and low spots in metal surfaces. Uses files and grinders to smooth down rough metal surfaces. Makes or installs special brackets and fixtures on passenger car and truck bodies. Performs the metal work required in constructing or makes alterations to bodies on special automotive equipment. Repairs or replaces windows, auto body hardware, seats and seat cushions, floor mats, floor boards, body stakes, gates, and other fixtures, as required. Welds broken panels and frames. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or G.E.D. from a four year trade or vocational high school with courses in general shop work and automotive maintenance. Two years of experience in automotive body repair work. Supplemental Information 100 % TEP P/F Interview Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description The Inspector is responsible for the execution of contractor construction services for major and smaller projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Review and interpret plans, blueprints, sketches and specifications, and provide detailed information of factors or issues that may affect construction projects. Maintain quality control standards by assuring inspection and field or laboratory testing of all construction materials, supplies and equipment used on construction projects. Prepare daily and weekly activity logs, reports and specialized reports required for construction accounting and historical reporting. Advise and assist the engineer in refining requests, securing corrections to defective work, errors and omissions in the design to avoid a non-compliance report. Attend construction meetings. Monitor work schedules to determine progress and prepare estimates for contract payments. Ensure safety regulations are enforced on construction sites. Wear personal protective equipment (PPE). A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain. Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties. Provide on the job training. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: ? Water distribution and wastewater collection processes, equipment and systems ? Principles and practices of engineering and construction management ? Safety regulations such as OSHA, MIOSHA, and other applicable local and state codes, rules and policies ? Construction specifications, standards and materials testing requirements ? Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Conduct precise observations Prepare clear and accurate reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematics Maintain regular and reliable attendance Provide training and evaluation as a subject matter expert on technical topics Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED Two (2) years of construction management experience in relation to a water treatment facility and distribution system EPA Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Certification EPA Lead Abatement Certification MIOSHA Confined Space Certification MDEQ Soil Erosion & Soil Control Certification ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position requires the ability to climb, bend, twist, kneel, carry, stack, hit, push, pull and other efforts requiring considerable physical strength. This position also requires the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods of time, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms, detect abnormal equipment sounds, visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night. Employees will be required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; perform scaffold, confined space, elevated and underground work. This position is also required to pass a maximum exercise tolerance test and pulmonary function test to demonstrate the ability to work under a minimum air pressure of twenty (20) pounds. Employees will also be required to pass a bio-mechanical physical and vision test, yearly baseline physical and fit test for respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate equipment. Environmental Working Requirements: Work performed at the plants or in a field environment. This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work may be performed near open water, dusty areas, and systems with hazardous chemicals that are acidic, highly corrosive,heat producing and potentially explosive. Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas that require respiratory protection and personal protective equipment (PPE), and under slippery and wet conditions. Valid Michigan Driver's License May be required to provide own vehicle for transportation on a reimbursed mileage basis Ability to work irregular hours, commute to DWSD facilities and work sites Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision 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: Up to 15 points (City of Detroit residents that can verify residency for the 12 months prior to applications. Veterans' Preference Up to 15 points 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, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management Project Management Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Devise solutions to engineering problems Manage multiple projects Use advanced technology Prepare clear, accurate and comprehensive reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Develop and understand critical path methodology/scheduling Provide operational support ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematic drawings Conduct precise observations Plan, manage and administer the engineering function Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Make complex arithmetic computations Read and interpret schematics Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with the team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering Engineering and construction management experience preferred E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, 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 points 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, Michigan, United States
Oct 09, 2018
Full Time
Description The City of Detroit Seeks: D e s i g n D i r e c t or - Central Region The City of Detroit's Planning & Development Department seeks a new Design Director to advance an innovative model of public practice and community engagement in urban revitalization in the City's Central Region. This position works in close partnership with two Design Directors leading the City's East and West Regions, as well as other Planning Leadership colleagues directing the Strategic Planning, Zoning Innovation and Historic Preservation, Mobility and Administrative divisions. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse communities of color and income. Experience collaborating and coordinating engagement with the Mayor's office, City Council, development and business leaders required. Design review experience preferred. Cross-training or experience in at least two professional disciplines also preferred: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Physical Neighborhood Planning, Urban Planning and/or Urban Design. We seek a candidate who will be technically wellprepared, willing to engage with local leaders and community stakeholders and assist our department in creating a participatory model of urban planning, design and development that encourages renewed population growth and ensures every neighborhood has a future. The Design Director - Central Region is responsible for managing the work of dedicated staff experienced in multiple professional design disciplines. Together, the Central Region team advances design excellence in the planning and implementation of major development downtown and in the revitalization of commercial corridors and neighborhoods located in City Council Districts 5 and 6. Examples of Duties Specifically, the Design Director - Central Region will: Coordinate and supervise the creation of development plans for neighborhood, commercial, business and industrial areas, and historic districts; Manage Community Benefit Agreements for all developments of more than $7.5 million Engage deeply in community processes to ensure citizen preferences are addressed Define areas of staff responsibility. Advise staff in problem-solving. Review and check work. Evaluate proposed design solutions, suggest new or innovative approaches and provide design review Provide design leadership. Manage design consultant teams, intergovernmental partnerships, private partnerships, operating budgets and project deadlines Provide public presentations of planning and development proposals and their progress, confer with other city agencies, developers, business, neighborhood and civic groups to determine their reactions to proposals and modifications necessary to obtain approval and support Articulate and elevate a vision for Detroit neighborhoods that embodies the highest quality of design excellence, sustainable and ecological performance and social equity for all Detroiters. Minimum Qualifications Cross-trained in two disciplines: Architecture or Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Physical Neighborhood Planning or Urban Design Skilled in: Project Management Staff Supervision Planning and Land Use Analysis Community Engagement Public Presentations Design Review Possesses: Master's degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning or urban design Minimum 10 years of professional experience, or evidence of education in, one additional discipline Minimum 5 years supervisory experience Supplemental Information Applications should be submitted by October 31, 2018 to: Susan Burrows, Office of Yes! BurrowsS@detroitmi.gov Closing Date/Time: