Employment

Maintenance Utility Worker - Water and Sewer Department

General Statement of Duties: Under an on-the-job training program with close 
supervision, performs a variety of unskilled manual tasks involving construction, maintenance, and repair of the Township water, sewer and storm sewer systems. Performs related work as required.

Supervision Received: Work is performed within established departmental guidelines under the supervision of Department Head, Foreman or an Employee of higher grade who assigns work and checks for proper performance of duties.

Examples of Duties: The following are typical examples, but not limited to, types of work
assignments for the position:
   1. Repairs water and sewer system failures by digging, lifting, chipping, operating
equipment, backfilling, pouring cement, site restoration after finishing repair.
   2. Install and maintain water services, and other appurtenances such as valves, hydrants,
pumps etc.
   3. Install, repair, test, and read water meters.
   4. Operate machinery such as backhoes, trucks, sewer cleaners and a variety of power
   hand tools. Plow snow and harvest seaweed.
   5. Lift and move a variety of objects including furniture, sandbags, snow, pipes and
   equipment.
   6. Perform landscaping duties as required. Set up parks for summer and close them for
   winter.
   7. Participate in emergency standby.
   8. Operate, maintain and repair lift stations.
   9. Discharges other related duties within the Employee’s Department, as assigned: (a) which member(s)        of the classification have performed in the past, or (b) which are required to meet emergencies, or (c)            which are required to provide necessary services when other Employees are absent or not available, or       (d) which involve the use of new equipment, procedures or techniques in the performance of such duties.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:
• Must possess a Class A Commercial Drivers License within probationary period.
• Mechanical aptitude.
• Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
• Ability to perform heavy physical labor in all types of weather and under adverse conditions for                       extended periods of time.

Salary: $ 20.86 per union contract



Senior Center Coordinator

General Statement of Duties:  Coordinates activities for seniors at Township Senior Center; Dispatcher for Dial-a-Ride Program; Maintains Facility; Assign drivers; Assist with the preparation of status reports on senior programs, which are submitted to the various governmental agencies; Assist the Parks and Rec Committee with planning, organizing, and executing Parks and Rec activities and programs, Assist Township Staff with the preparation of a Township Newsletter, General Office work; Monitor vehicles for maintenance.

Supervision Received:  Work is performed within established departmental guidelines under the supervision of the Department Head or designee.

Supervision Exercised: Dispatcher for the van and dial-a-ride drivers.

Examples of Duties: The following are typical examples, but not limited to, types of work assignments for the position.

Dial-a-Ride Program:

  1. Schedule and dispatch vans for pick-ups.
  2. Assist with compiling of statistic and person served, for the submission of reports to various grantor agencies.
  3. Monitor and schedule vehicle for maintenance.
  4. Attend meetings among various organizations on senior issues.

Senior Center Program:

  1. Open and secure building.
  2. Oversee housekeeping and custodial operation.
  3. Coordinate Senior Citizen Seminars and Activities and related duties.
  4. Assist with daily Nutrition Program.
  5. Purchase supplies and equipment for the building and various programs.
  6. Organize trips and act as tour director, collect funds and maintain passenger list.
  7. Attend meetings with other Senior Program Coordinators in County.

Parks and Rec:

  1. A.    Assist the Parks and Rec Committee with coordination of events.
  2. B.     Assist with organizing and tracking donations, volunteers, permits, and vendors for Parks and Rec events.
  3. C.    Purchase supplies and equipment for Parks and Rec events.
  4. D.    Attend meetings with other Parks and Rec Coordinators in County.
  5. E.     Attend Parks and Rec meetings. 

Perform routine clerical duties such as phone coverage, typing, filing, copying, faxing and mailing.
Discharges other related duties within the Employee’s Department, as assigned: (a) which member(s) of the classification have performed in the past, or (b) which are required to meet emergencies, or (c) which are required to provide necessary services when other Employees are absent or not available, or (d) which involved the use of new equipment, procedures or techniques in the performance of such duties.

Minimum Entrance RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent; proficiency in computers and applicable software. Minimum of three (3) years related work experience with senior programs. CPR certification, preferred.

Salary Starts at:  $41,636.06 per union contract 

Harrison Township offers medical, vision, and dental plans for its full time employees. 


TEMPORARY PART-TIME BUILDING INSPECTOR

Duties: Performs physical inspections of all new construction from foundation to final completion of projects for compliance with Township Codes and Ordinances; investigates complaints of building ordinance violations on existing buildings and takes steps to bring violations within standards.

Examples of Duties:The following are typical examples, but not limited to, types of work assignments for the position.

1. Conducts physical inspections, including follow-up inspections, of buildings at various stages of construction to determine if building and safety codes are being met. Investigates potential violations of Township ordinances. Maintains records of all contacts and actions taken on each inspection.

2. Communicates with builders and homeowners in a friendly, cooperative and professional manner to explain code requirements, answer questions, investigates complaints and obtains compliance with Township requirements and takes appropriate action for resolution.

3. Enforces Township ordinances as applicable and directed.

4. Makes annual inspections as required by adopted State Building Code and local ordinances.

5. Performs office work related to inspections, etc.

6. Answers telephone and walk-in inquires on codes, ordinances, zoning requirements and complaints as directed.

7. Review and alter when necessary, plans and specifications for new and existing construction.

8. Assist other Employees in the Building and Ordinance Department as necessary.

9. Consult with Township Attorney for the purpose of legal interpretation of ordinances, swearing out warrants and setting trial dates as required and where directed. Testify in court and maintain detailed records for court appearances.

10. Verify property location and ownership through public records and documents. Obtain title work and property identification records for condemnations. Prepare and type code list.

11. Responsible for weed cutting orders and invoicing of all vacant parcels.

 

Necessary Special Qualifications:

• Act 54 Inspector licensed required. Plan-Review licensed preferred.

• Possession of a valid Michigan Driver’s License.

Salary:   $28 - $32 / hour   



Email all relevant material and resumes regarding municipal employment to Joe Aragona at; jaragona@harrison-township.org



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