City of Detroit

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62 job(s) at City of Detroit

City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description The Fleet Analyst is responsible for supporting operational and strategic initiatives of the city's Vehicle Steering Committee. They assist with the development and implementation of fleet plans and policies and procedures. They possess knowledge of project development and the ability to manage a project or program from start to finish, and possess expertise in data analysis and the ability to work with advanced data analytics. They drive change and process improvements across fleet users, and are focused on managing a wide range of projects relating to fleet planning, utilization, and organizational effectiveness. This position serves the Vehicle Steering Committee, chaired by the General Services Department Deputy Director, and reports to the General Services Department Fleet Division. Examples of Duties Analyzes vehicle utilization and tracks and analyzes the performance of vehicle types. 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 stewardship of fleet. Assists agency fleet coordinators with daily need setting and Service Level Agreements. Supports creation of annual vehicle budgets and long-term plans, and develops and implements initiatives to improve vehicle planning processes. Drives fact-based decision making and process improvement in fleet planning and utilization, by supporting the city's Vehicle Steering Committee. Presents results of analyses concisely and effectively in reports, outputs, and operational interfaces to ensure adoption across the enterprise. Provides recommendations for improving business results, operational efficiencies, and system experiences through in-depth analysis and research findings. Works with suppliers to assure project milestones and contract status reports. Works in conjunction with the Deputy Director to manage change control and ensure consistency and alignment of change control management across fleet users citywide. 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. Education Bachelor's degree with major in human resources, data analytics, project management, planning, data science, public administration, business, management, organizational development, or labor relations. Supplemental Information KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge Of: Business and management principles involved in strategic planning or resource allocation Automotive industry, fleet management or construction management Familiarity with current municipal operation's issues and best practices Laws, policies, regulations and methods governing public sector management processes such as budgeting, procurement and accounting Project management tools and software packages Understanding and administration of data development and data analytics processes Understanding and application of process improvement methods such as lean six sigma Skill In: Analysis, including principles of statistical methods and data analysis Change Management Customer, Client and Supplier relations Effective written and oral communication, including presentations Gathering and organizing information Initiative and Self-Management Quality Management and Process Improvement Policy/Planning Professionalism and Credibility Specifications analysis and bidding procedures Team work, team development and driving results Ability To: Adapt a limited set of technology tools to a wide range of operational and analytic needs Assume accountability for organizational goals with resourcefulness and minimal supervision Bring focus and perspective to group projects Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats with people of all levels and abilities, and with diplomacy Develop and maintain effective working relationships Learn quality management and process improvement principles Learn the essentials of organizational development Learn the services, jobs, and skills required and business activities of department(s) supported Prepare detailed bidding specifications for vehicles and related fleet services Respond to workplace dynamics in a timely and pro-active manner Take direction and concurrently manage multiple priorities to assure timely and effective completion of assignments Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 08, 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, United States
Aug 08, 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, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description PARKS AND RECREATION WANTS TO HIRE YOU!!! 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, United States
Aug 08, 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, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description The Engineer performs engineering work for municipal projects. This position administers and manages the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department System. Examples of Duties KNOWLEDGE OF: Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management Project Management Basic Geographic Information Systems SKILL TO: Devise solutions to engineering problems Manage multiple projects Use advanced technology Prepare clear, accurate and comprehensive reports Use survey instruments, tools and other equipment Develop and understand critical path methodology/scheduling Provide operational support ABILITY TO: Read and interpret contract drawings/specification and schematic drawings Conduct precise observations Plan, manage and administer the engineering function Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures Make complex arithmetic computations Read and interpret schematics Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate frequently with the team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering Engineering and construction management experience preferred E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 08, 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, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill a Program Analyst IV position within the Grants Management Division of the Office of Development and Grants Management. The Program Analyst IV is an advanced level professional that requires nominal direction and supervision. A Program Analyst IV primarily serves as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of government programs and operations. Program Analysts focus on reviewing, evaluating, and recommending approval of applications for grants and contracts. Program Analysts are responsible for assisting with the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the City's centralized grants management system and provides day-to-day support for the following groups: (1) Neighborhood, Community, and Economic Development, (2) Public Safety, Health, and Private Foundations, and (3) Transportation and Public Works and Government Operations. Program Analysts assist with continual timely and accurate tracking of activity and spending of City grants to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and audit requirements. Program Analysts also support the implementation and data integrity of the grants management system for the Office of Grants Management (OGM) and perform financial, set-up, and post-award management and administrative duties. Examples of Duties The Program Analyst IV performs a variety of program and project management functions including but not limited to: Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives; Develops, administers, monitors or evaluates economic and community development programs, grants and/or contracts for conformance, effectiveness and timeliness; Develops cost analyses of projects or performs cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; Utilizes data collection and analysis techniques to evaluate individual programs; submits oral and written reports to management personnel for their consideration and decision-making; Researches and investigates new or improved business and management practices for application to agency programs or operations; Develops new or modified administrative program policies, regulations, goals, or objectives; Initiates and/or recommends that an audit be performed; Reviews audit and investigative reports to determine appropriate changes or corrective action required; Provides assistance to Federal, State, and local agency officials in developing proposals and in preparing program plans and project application documents; Performs and supports grant application development as directed and in coordination with City department staff; Oversees, reviews, analyzes, and evaluates grants/assistance applications, plans, and estimates; Prepares, processes, issues, and tracks grants/assistance awards and ensures and monitors compliance with all terms and conditions of reporting requirements; Monitors and analyzes grantee financial and progress reports to assure funds are properly expended; Serves as liaison with grantors, grant recipients, and grant sub-recipients to clarify, interpret, and resolve issues; Performs final review of completed awards, makes appropriate adjustments or disallowances, and processes close-outs in a timely and compliant manner; Conducts post-award reviews and analyses to identify management, financial, and administrative issues; and Testifies before grant committees and at other public forums with recommendations in the area of funding, special conditions and grant administration to provide expert technical advice. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in business administration, public administration, public policy, economics, finance, accounting, urban studies, or a closely related field. Experience Four (4) years of professional experience involving the systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of grants or other financial data is required. Program Analyst IV must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 16, 2018
Description Systems Administrator 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. The Systems Administrator III installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems. The work performed by Systems Administrators primarily involves organizing, installing, and supporting an organization's computer systems, including local area networks, wide area networks, network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. Systems Administrators participate in the planning and execution of day-to-day administration activities associated with infrastructure, as well technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Examples of Duties Maintains and administers computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations Performs data backups and disaster recovery operations Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolves hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replaces defective components when necessary Plans and implements network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware Configures, monitors, and maintains email applications or virus protection software Monitors the performance of computer systems and networks, and coordinates computer network access and use Designs and tests computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future Recommends changes to improve systems and network configurations and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes Trains users in computer system use Performs special projects and other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Professional, comprehensive knowledge of systems administration 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 develop and interpret policies, procedures, and strategies governing the planning and delivery of services throughout the City; provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management on critical information technology issues; apply new developments to previously unsolvable problems; and make decisions or recommendations that significantly influence important City information technology policies or programs The City's information technology architecture Emerging technologies and their applications to business processes to design, develop, and manage systems that meet current and future business requirements Avaya technologies (i.e. Edge, Distribution, Core Switches) and Fortinet Firewall and other Firewall solutions Groupwise 8 and Cloud email solutions; Symantec and other virus protection solutions; Virtual environments using VMware; Oracle Applications (i.e. EBS and Cloud); HRIS and Time and Attendance Solutions; and Microsoft SQL Databases Information technology security concepts, standards, and methods Oral and written communication techniques sufficient to communicate complex technical requirements to non-technical personnel and present briefings to senior management officials on complex and/or controversial issues 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 Minimum Qualifications Application of object oriented programming techniques, languages, and software development and engineering frameworks A variety of programming languages, databases, and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms Installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment Preparing clear and concise technical reports, recommendations, and presentations Writing computer programs for various purposes Diagnosing technology applications capabilities and requirements in order to resolve operational problems Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions Security assessments and recommendations The use of relational and distributed database technology Use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software packages) in order to prepare presentations, write letters and memorandums Use of Excel (e.g. Formulas, Pivot Tables, Vlookup, Hlookup, other functions, charts and tables) functionality in order to analyze data and present data on technology operations Use of large complex, multi-departmental systems, and demonstrate the knowledge required to interpret resulting reports and summaries Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with personal contacts in a business-like, customer service oriented manner, and maintain favorable public relations Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Talking to others to convey information effectively Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 16, 2018
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, CSS, Ruby, Python, ASP.NET, PHP, etc. Designing and developing dynamic, database-backed applications, leveraging database platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, etc. Building and/or manipulating cloud-based computing environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) 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 Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming 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 Personal computer capabilities, the application of computer systems, and methods and techniques used to operate mainframe computer systems and peripheral equipment in the City 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 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 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 Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 15, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Procurement Assistant III positions. The Procurement Assistant III is an experienced level paraprofessional located within the Office of Contracting and Procurement division of the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer that requires limited direction and supervision. The Procurement Assistant conducts complex duties and responsibilities to support the Office of Contracting and Procurement. The key services provided include, but are not limited to: verifying the accuracy and completeness of the purchasing contract; providing support to Contracting and Procurement Specialists during bid solicitation; ensuring delivery schedules are met; maintaining records and files; understanding market conditions that impact purchase decisions; and processing payments and automatic requisitions. Examples of Duties The Procurement Assistant III performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Plans, assigns, and coordinates the work of Procurement Assistants I, II and other clerical and administrative staff; Prepares purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests; Determines if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more material when necessary; Responds to customer and supplier inquiries about the order status, changes, or cancellations; Contacts suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed to late deliveries, and other problems; Reviews requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications; Prepares, maintains, and reviews purchasing files, reports, and price lists; Compares prices, specifications, and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers; Tracks the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders; Calculates costs of orders, and charge or forward invoices to appropriate accounts; Checks shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications; Compares supplier bids with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy; Approves bills for payment; Maintains bidder mailing lists by adding or deleting vendor information in the system; Assembles contract file information and enters purchase order or contract data into a management information system; Contacts personnel to obtain written verifications relating to shipment, delivery, receipt, and/or payment of item; Supports Contracting and Procurement Specialists by monitoring the work progress and the delivery status of contracts for made-to-order items, items with a shelf life, or buys of similar difficulty; Locates suppliers using sources such as catalogs and the internet and interviews them to gather information about products to be ordered; and Sorts, compiles, types, and distributes requisitions, contracts, orders, modifications, and other documents. Minimum Qualifications Education High School graduation or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Experience Two (2) years of administrative support experience in the purchasing environment where use of personal computers to prepare correspondence, reports, and charts to enter and retrieve information is required. Procurement Assistant III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 15, 2018
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, MI, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Description The Detroit Police Department is taking applications for its Fall 2018 intern program. This program provides an opportunity for college, university and recent college graduates to apply concepts, theories and techniques learned in the classroom to solve problems, develop processes and learn the day to day workings of a busy metropolitan police department. Please interns will experience all aspects of the Detroit Police Department operations and have the opportunity to work closely with police personnel as they perform all types of police duties. The internship has been designed to enhance the employability of the intern as well as acquaint the intern with opportunities for varied career paths within the Detroit PoliceDepartment. Interns will be assigned to a precinct for half of the internship, and a special unit for the remainder. All interns attend a min-police academy during the first week. Internship starts September 17 and ends December 12. Interns are required to work a minimum of 16 hours per week, plus attend weekly Career Day (9 am - 12 noon) each Wednesday. Shifts must be scheduled between Monday and Friday during regular working hours. Examples of Duties Apply concepts, theories and techniques learned in the classroom to assist in solving problems and developing procedures and processes in assigned areas. Participate in ride-alongs with officer; observe and assists as requested with all aspects of a patrol officers' duties including accident investigations, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations and preventive patrol. Assist officers with cases and investigations. Observe officers on assignments except in situations where the intern may be placed in jeopardy due to being and untrained and/or unarmed observer, The interns will be re-integrated into the work situation upon elimination of the potential threat or harm. Perform duties as assigned. Receive direct exposure to the field of criminology. Report to duty as scheduled. Participate in Career Days. Interns will report directly to the supervisor within the assigned area. interns will be under the management of the Internship Coordinators within the Detroit Police Dept. Human Resource Bureau. Special assignments are dependent on the availability of the unit as well as the intern's schedule. Minimum Qualifications Currently enrolled in college or university program; undergraduate or gradaute or a recent graduate form a college or univerity (within 3 months of the start of the internship0> US Citizenship Must have completed one full semester of college or university before starting the internship. Minimum grade point average of 2.0 (gpa of 2.3 will be given preference.) Age 18 or older Interested in career as a police officer or law enforcement Have prior work or internship experience. APPLY ON LINE ATTACH THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR APPLICATION Copy of front and back of valid drivers license or state id Unofficeal college transcript 150 word essay: "Myl ong term and short term goals, and what thisinternship will mean to me" Supplemental Information Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the jobs, the intern is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands of fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with arms and hands. The intern is occasionally required to walk. The intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. . Specific visionabilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics describer here are representative of those an intern encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is varied. . This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Detroit Police Department and the intern and is subject to change by the Detroit Police Department as the needs and requirements of the internship changes. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist I positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I is an entry-level procurement professional that receives direction and guidance from higher level Contracting and Procurement Specialists. Day-to-day supervision is provided by the immediate Supervisor. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I conducts analyses and provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to ensure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist I performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Participates in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites, and consults with other department personnel to locate and forecast necessary goods and services, requirements, inventory levels, and pricing; Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals, and reviews requisitions for goods and services; Prepares estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops, and develops progress reports; Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Purchases the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts; Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; Arranges the payment of duty and freight charges; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Experience No work experience is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist I must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist II positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist II is an intermediate level procurement professional located within the Office of Contracting and Procurement division of the City of Detroit Office of the Chief Financial Officer that receives close direction from higher level Contracting and Procurement Specialists and supervision from a Supervisor or Manager. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist II conducts complex analyses and provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to insure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist II performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Participates in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews requisitions for accuracy of description of products and services; makes referral to departmental specifications for acceptance or modifies departmental specifications and award criteria; Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals, and reviews requisitions for goods and services; Negotiates, renegotiates, and administers contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops; develop progress reports; Consults with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues; Participates in researching and writing specifications for items to be purchased; Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes; Prepares estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history; Formulates procedures, policies, and guidelines for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services, including preparing estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Applicants with a Master in Business Administration, Master in Accounting, or other appropriate and related courses of study meet the minimum experience required for Contracting and Procurement Specialist II. Experience Two (2) years of professional experience conducting procurement related activity, such as administration of contracts, analysis and evaluation of cost or price proposals, and review of contracts is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist II must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist III positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III is an experienced level procurement professional that requires minimal direction and supervision. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III conducts complex analyses and provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to insure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist III performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Plans, assigns, and coordinates the work of Contracting and Procurement Specialists I and II and other clerical and administrative staff; Leads in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Negotiates techniques and technical requirements sufficient to procure complex and/or diversified supplies, services, construction, or research and development; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews requisitions for accuracy of description of products and services, and makes referral to departmental specifications for acceptance or modifies departmental specifications and award criteria; Approves requests for proposals, quotations, and the issuance of formal purchase requisitions; Develops acquisition strategies and directs or manages procurements; Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project; Prepares estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops, and develop progress reports; Prepares purchase orders and solicits bid proposals; Works with bidders, contractors, and other vendors to resolve difficulties which arise during and after the procurement and/or sales process; Consults with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues; Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes; Monitors changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Interviews vendors and visit suppliers' plants and distribution centers to examine and learn about products, services, and prices; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history; Formulates procedures, policies, and guidelines for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services, including preparing estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; Arranges the payment of duty and freight charges; Provides staff advisory services; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Experience Three (3) years of professional experience conducting procurement related activity, such as administration of contracts, analysis and evaluation of cost or price proposals, and review of contracts is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist III must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Description The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Contracting and Procurement Specialist IV positions. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist IV is an advanced level procurement professional that requires nominal direction and supervision. The Contracting and Procurement Specialist IV conducts complex analyses and provides recommendations concerning the City of Detroit procurement requirements. The key services include, but are not limited to: administer contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; analyze and evaluate cost or price proposals and accounting systems data; plan, establish, or review contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; formulate and administer policies and procedures to insure achievement of City socioeconomic goals; develop acquisition strategies and direct or manage procurements; and provide staff advisory services in one or more of the specializations in this occupation. Examples of Duties The Contracting and Procurement Specialist IV performs a full range of procurement functions including but not limited to: Plans, assigns, and coordinates the work of Contracting and Procurement Specialists I, II, and III and other clerical and administrative staff; Formulates procedures, policies, and guidelines for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services, including preparing estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors; Leads in researching and writing specifications and preparing time, cost, material, and labor estimates for items to be purchased; Negotiates techniques and technical requirements sufficient to procure complex and/or diversified supplies, services, construction, or research and development; Develops acquisition strategies and directs or manages procurements; Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices; Investigates sources of supply for certain commodities and obtains information on new products to meet designated needs; Reviews requisitions for accuracy of description of products and services, and makes referrals to departmental specifications for acceptance or modifies departmental specifications and award criteria; Approves requests for proposals, quotations, and the issuance of formal purchase requisitions; Confers with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates; Prepares cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project; Sets up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Reports should include assessment of cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops, and develop progress reports; Prepares purchase orders and solicits bid proposals; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history; Prepares estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; Works with bidders, contractors, and other vendors to resolve difficulties which arise during and after the procurement and/or sales process; Reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; Consults with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues; Monitors shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods; Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes; Monitors changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets; Monitors expenditures to ensure all purchasing is conducted in compliance with City approved policies and procedures; Arranges the payment of duty and freight charges; Researches, analyzes, and evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history; Solicits formal advertising sufficient to solicit bids to procure a variety of requirements ranging from standard to specialized supplies, services, or construction; and Monitors and follows applicable laws and regulations. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in business or public administration, finance, purchasing or a closely related field. Experience Four (4) years of professional experience conducting procurement related activity, such as administration of contracts, analysis and evaluation of cost or price proposals, and review of contracts is required. Contracting and Procurement Specialist IV must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. License / Certificates There may be a requirement for some positions to have or be working on achieving a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis. Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 08, 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, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION 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. Examples of Duties 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. 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources modeling. Employee progression and succession plans. Familiarity with current human resources issues and best practices. Human Resources information technology. Laws, policies, regulations and methods governing public sector human resources management processes. Management principles affecting human resources and generally accepted human resources methodologies and procedures. Project management tools and software packages. Regulations, policies, procedures and labor contracts pertinent to service areas. Staffing practices. Understanding and administration of data development and data analytics processes. Understanding and application of lean six sigma process improvement methods. Skill in: Analysis. Change Management. Coordinating and expediting employee actions affecting department services. Customer and Client Focus. Data analysis. Driving results. Effective written and oral communication. Gathering, organizing and analyzing information. Human Resources Capacity. Initiative and Self-Management. Organization. Organizational Development. Quality Management and Process Improvement. Policy/Planning. Problem Solving/Decision Making. Professionalism and Credibility. Project, change and time management. Team work and team development. Thoroughness and attention to detail. Time Management. Various project management applications. Ability to: Assume individual accountability for achieving organizational goals with resourcefulness and minimal supervision. Bring focus and perspective to group and team projects. Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats. Communicate effectively verbally with tact and diplomacy. Concurrently manage multiple priorities. Develop and maintain effective working relationships. Learn quality management and process improvement principles. Learn the essentials of organizational development. Learn the services, jobs, and skills required and business activities of department(s) supported. Organize and prioritize work to assure timely and effective completion of assignments and attainment of goals Participate in labor-management ventures. Remain current in human resources best practices and legal requirements. Respond to workplace dynamics in a timely and pro-active manner. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree with major in human resources, statistics, data analytics, project management, business, management, organizational development, or labor relations Experience Advanced levels of responsibility and three to four 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. License/Certificates Designations from the Society of Human Resources Management, International Personnel Management Association - HRSHRM-CP/SCP Certification preferred. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 25% Technical Assessment - 25% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% Total of Oral Appraisal, Technical Assessment and TEP = 100% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time:
City of Detroit Detroit, MI, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Description OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION 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. Examples of Duties 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. Project Manager & Analytics Specialist IV - This is the advanced senior level of this series. At this level the Project Manager & Manager Specialist IV is considered an authority in their area of expertise and displays a great deal of skill, knowledge and mastery of the job and the responsibilities included in the roles ofthe Level I, II, and III positions. They are looked to as subject matter experts and become resources for all other levels within the job family. Employees at this level are viewed as knowledge experts and are candidates for the next level of responsibility within the function and their organization. They often assume additional responsibility over and above their job description and exhibit advanced levels of proficiency and initiative. Project Manager & Analytics Specialist IV oversees or supervises the work of others within the function. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources modeling. Employee progression and succession plans. Familiarity with current human resources issues and best practices. Human Resources information technology. Laws, policies, regulations and methods governing public sector human resources management processes. Management principles affecting human resources and generally accepted human resources methodologies and procedures. Project management tools and software packages. Regulations, policies, procedures and labor contracts pertinent to service areas. Staffing practices. Understanding and administration of data development and data analytics processes. Understanding and application of lean six sigma process improvement methods. Skill in: Analysis. Change Management. Coordinating and expediting employee actions affecting department services. Customer and Client Focus. Data analysis. Driving results. Effective written and oral communication. Gathering, organizing and analyzing information. Human Resources Capacity. Initiative and Self-Management. Organization. Organizational Development. Quality Management and Process Improvement. Policy/Planning. Problem Solving/Decision Making. Professionalism and Credibility. Project, change and time management. Team work and team development. Thoroughness and attention to detail. Time Management. Various project management applications. Ability to: Assume individual accountability for achieving organizational goals with resourcefulness and minimal supervision. Bring focus and perspective to group and team projects. Communicate effectively in both oral and written formats. Communicate effectively verbally with tact and diplomacy. Concurrently manage multiple priorities. Develop and maintain effective working relationships. Learn quality management and process improvement principles. Learn the essentials of organizational development. Learn the services, jobs, and skills required and business activities of department(s) supported. Organize and prioritize work to assure timely and effective completion of assignments and attainment of goals Participate in labor-management ventures. Remain current in human resources best practices and legal requirements. Respond to workplace dynamics in a timely and pro-active manner. Minimum Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree with major in human resources, statistics, data analytics, project management, business, management, organizational development, or labor relations. Experience Significantly advanced levels of responsibility and four to five (4-5) years of human resources experience in any combination of the following components: compensation, recruitment/staffing, benefits, HR, labor relations, employee relations, training and development, and organizational development. License/Certificates Designations from the Society of Human Resources Management, International Personnel Management Association - HRSHRM-CP/SCP Certification preferred. Equivalency Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position. Supplemental Information Subjects and Weights: Oral Appraisal - 25% Technical Assessment - 25% Evaluation of Training, Experience, Personal Qualifications (TEP) - 50% Total of Oral Appraisal, Technical Assessment and TEP = 100% PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED) Closing Date/Time: