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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Office Of Community Standards Executive Coordinator - Posted 6/22/2022

The employee assigned to this position performs high level administrative work in the overall organization and execution of the Office of Community Standards collaborative work group inclusive of Ordinance, Building and Planning departments. Performs professional and confidential administrative work as assigned by the Community Compliance Director, and assists the Building and Planning Department Directors.

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.

 

  • High school diploma with coursework in office administration and/or management. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in municipal government operations including a satisfactory record of performance of supervisory and administrative work. Prior experience with code enforcement/ordinance work is preferred.
  • Skill in the use of computer software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications, various BS&A platforms.
  • Ability to critically assess situations, problem solve, work effectively within deadlines and changing work priorities.
  • Ability to analyze complex administrative and organizational problems and to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, fellow employees, department directors and elected officials.
  • Ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of subordinate employees.
  • Ability to maintain confidential working relationships.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with the public and to satisfactorily resolve conflicts and service complaints; the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public.
  • Initiative and resourcefulness in handling problem situations.
  • Ability to work independently and set daily schedule with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

 

Starting Salary: $58,000/annually

Closing Date: Monday, July 11, 2022

 



Community Ordinance Officer - Posted 6/2/2022

The employee assigned to this position performs responsible municipal code enforcement duties as part of a team to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization. The employee will perform general ordinance enforcement duties and will enforce the property maintenance code during scheduled rental housing and vacant building inspections. The employee will assist with other regulatory licensing enforcement as assigned. The employee will investigate, listen and find resolution to community ordinance violations.  The employee will generally work a 5-day/40-hour workweek.

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.

  • Organizational skills with the ability to read, research, comprehend, and interpret municipal ordinances.
  • Knowledge of the streets, addresses, and businesses located in the Township preferred but not required.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records.
  • Excellent customer services skills with the ability to communicate well in person, in writing and via telephone.
  • Ability to work independently and manage daily schedules to meet work assignment expectations.
  • Ability to maintain tact and diplomacy when dealing with members of the public to represent the Township in a positive manner.
  • Ability to be energetic and self-motivated while maintaining a positive attitude with supervisors and coworkers.
  • Skill in the use of computers and accessories, word processing software, and data collection and reporting software. Working knowledge of BS&A and MS Word software preferred but not required.
  • Physical ability to traverse uneven surfaces, perform visual inspections, operate a motor vehicle, repetitively maneuver in/out of a motor vehicle on a daily basis, post notices on buildings and in the ground, and speak clearly.
  • Willingness to enter houses and commercial buildings containing blighted conditions using appropriate protective gear when necessary.
  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Municipal code enforcement experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Starting Salary: $22.23/hourly ($46,238/annually)

Closing Date: Friday, June 24, 2022