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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 are considered active for positions that become open. Employment opportunities are posted within the following publications and agencies:

  • Ytown.org
  • MLive

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

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Building Operations Superintendent - Posted 7/7/2020

Responsible for managing the repair and maintenance operations (including: Township property sidewalks, parking lots, lighting and landscaped areas) associated with Township buildings. Responsible for coordination, replacement and maintenance of motor pool fleet. Assist with the activities associated with solid waste and recycling collection. Make recommendation and assist coordinating building capital improvement projects.

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.

• Considerable knowledge of the procedures, practices, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and diagnosing, servicing, and equipment.
• Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems (professional certifications preferred).
• Knowledge of safety practices to minimize injury and property damage in Township buildings, on Township grounds and while operating fleet vehicles.
• Skill to read and interpret blue prints, specifications and maintenance manuals.
• Interpersonal skills to lead a workforce and to interact with the public.
• Ability to compile and analyze data and to present facts and recommendations effectively in written and oral form.
• Skill in the use of the computer.
• Ability to plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of several employees engaged in a variety of repair and maintenance activities.
• Ability to compute project material, manpower and equipment needs.
• Ability to comprehend complex issues, to identify alternative solutions, and prepare appropriate recommendations.
• Must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and have a good driving record.
• Graduation from high school or GED with advanced specialized skill trades training in building operations and management. Bachelor’s degree in construction management, Trades, business or related field preferred.
• Must have a minimum of five years managerial experience inclusive of supervisory responsibilities.

Due to this position supervising afternoon employees, ability to work flexible hours is essential.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $60,705

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

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily