Employment

We are now accepting applications for the following positions:

Municipal Employment

PARKS/GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER 
Seeking a highly motivated individual to assist and maintain township grounds and facilities. Duties include; cleaning of buildings, open/closing of parks, clearing of grounds, upkeep of assets.

10-35 hours per week at a rate of $12.00 per hour 


WATER & SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER

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.

Starting salary of $39,744.40 plus benefits


PART TIME MECHANICAL INSPECTOR
General Statement of Duties: Performs physical inspections of all mechanical installations, repairs and additions as well as mechanical equipment to determine whether it meets established codes and takes steps necessary to bring violations to within standards. 

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

Examples of Duties: The following are typical examples, but not limited to, types of work assignments for the position. 
1. Conducts physical inspections of all mechanical installations in new construction, all repairs and additions in existing construction, fire-damaged buildings and mechanical equipment when required by Fire Department.
2. Determines compliance with established mechanical codes and records findings on prescribed forms; communicates finding to owner, office personnel and Supervisor.
3. Advises contractors and homeowners how to make corrections so that installations will comply with codes.
4. Attends regular meetings of various mechanical organizations to remain abreast of changes in codes, licensing methods, procedures, etc.
5. Makes underground, rough and final mechanical inspections.
6. Assist other Employees in the Building and Ordinance Department as necessary.
7. Reviews and alters when necessary, plans and specification for new and existing construction.
8. Answers telephone and walk-in inquiries on codes, ordinances, zoning requirements and complaints.
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: High school diploma or equivalent.
Necessary Special Qualifications:
• Possession of valid State Mechanical Contractor's License.
• Must secure and maintain an Inspector's Registration Certificate from the Michigan Department of Labor.
• Possession of a valid Michigan Drivers License.

16 hours per week at a rate of $30.00-$32.00 per hour




PART TIME SUMMER GROUND MAINTENANCE 
Seeking a highly motivated individual to assist and groom municipal gardens and township parks.  Potential candidates may include a high school and or/ college students studying horticulture, as well as adults with landscaping and gardening experience or education.

10-20 hours per week at a rate of $10.00-$15.00 per hour











Email all relevant material and resumes regarding municipal employment to;
adymczyk@harrison-township.org 

 
Mailed in resumes will not be accepted.
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