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The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. As such, the Charter Township of Ypsilanti provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, disability, genetic information (GINA), height, weight, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by state and federal laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, working conditions and training.

 

Submit employment applications in person to the Human Resource Department located on the second floor of the Tiden R. Stumbo Civic Center or online through the Township website. Applications remain on file for one year and considered active for positions that become open. Employment opportunities are posted within the following publications and agencies:

  • Ytown.org
  • Heritage Newspapers
  • MLive

*Additional sites or agencies used depending on the open position.

Employment Application

 

Equipment Operator - Posted 10/8/18

Position is responsible to operate and maintain a variety of vehicles and mechanical equipment as part of the Brush/Chipping operation for the Township. Position works out of the Township Compost Site and operates the Chipper truck for brush collection and assist with the operation of the Compost Site.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Ability to operate and maintain heavy and light motor vehicle and mechanical equipment.
• Experience with a variety of tools and equipment (mowers, chain saws, air hammers, sprayers, ropes and saddle and chippers).
• Ability to perform light maintenance on vehicle and equipment.
• Have high school diploma or equivalent with experience in both vehicle and ground maintenance.
• Ability to work in inclement weather to include extreme heat and extreme cold
• Ability to perform physical labor involving lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan Driver License with CDL Type “A”, with air brake endorsement and valid medical card. Must have good driving record.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $21.47/hour
Closing Date: Open until filled


Maintenance Tech - Posted 11/19/18

Maintain building mechanical equipment. Perform repair, renovation and new construction in Township buildings and grounds. Assists with mechanical repair of equipment, machinery and vehicles as needed.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Graduation from High School supplemented with technical training/experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or carpentry, and three years of building mechanical maintenance or in the skilled trades.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of electricity, plumbing, heating and cooling, carpentry, drywall, painting, and locksmithing.
• Knowledge of safety procedures/precautions involved in public works projects and in the repair of mechanical equipment, and the operation of power tools and vehicles.
• Analytical ability to troubleshoot mechanical failures to determine problematical cause and find alternative solutions.
• Ability to work and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Travel expected with this position so employee is required to possess a valid driver license and maintain a good driving record Michigan Driver License with CDL Type A, with air brakes, preferred.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $22.51/hour
Closing Date: Open until filled


Deputy Court Clerk - Posted 11/19/18

Duties include a variety of clerical tasks involved in the processing of civil, criminal and/or traffic cases. Qualified candidates will be tested to validate skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.

Applicants must:
• Have high school diploma or equivalent
• 2 years office experience
• Have excellent customer service and communication skills
• Be able to handle monetary transactions including providing correct change
• Have attention to detail with the highest degree of accuracy
• Be able to pass the testing requirements to become a certified LEIN (Law Enforcement Information Network) operator within 90 days from date of hire

Job Description

Starting Salary: $14.63/hour
Closing Date: Friday, November 30, 2018


Part-Time Hydro Operator - Posted 11/19/18

We are seeking an enthusiastic, qualified applicant to serve as the part-time Hydro Operator. Position would be responsible for operating the Powerhouse and Hydro Dam within safe practices and guidelines.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays
• Carry pager and be available to respond to site alarms in a timely manner.
• Become knowledgeable in Dam Safety Program, Emergency Action Plan and Security Plan.
• Have knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic plumbing systems.
• Have basic computer skills.
• Have ability to climb stairs and ladders while lifting up to 40 lbs.
• Ability to work in elevated and confined spaces.
• Be able to work on uneven terrain.
• Have knowledge of hand and power tools.
• Have High School diploma or GED.
• Possess and maintain a valid Michigan Driver’s License with a good driving history.
• Must have reliable transportation.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $18.00/hr DOQ
Closing Date: Open until filled


Chief Building Official - Posted 11/19/18

This position is appointed to administer and enforce the Michigan building codes representing the Township and performs technical and supervisory work in directing the activities of the Building Department under administrative oversight of the Office of Community Standards (OCS). This position supervises Building Department inspection and plan review staff and supports neighborhood stabilization programs in collaboration with other departments within the OCS. This position engages in plan review, issuance of permits, inspections, interpretation and enforcement of building codes, property maintenance codes and associated codes and ordinances.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Certification/Registration from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs as a Building Official, Building Inspector and Plan Reviewer with the ability to maintain certifications through attendance at required continuing education courses.
• Certification from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality as a Soil Erosion Control Inspector preferred.
• Required experience:
- A minimum of five years construction inspection and/or code enforcement experience required.
- Ten years management experience inclusive of five years supervisory responsibility of a work group required.
• Skill in the use of computer software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications, the BS&A Permits platform and the ability to conduct research using the Internet.
• Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of plan review, site inspection, and code enforcement. Skill and ability to read and interpret specifications, blue prints, and drawings.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $78,000 - $83,000 DOQ
Closing Date: Friday, November 30, 2018

2018-12-03
Update 2019-01-01 Review

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

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