Jobs with Road Agencies

Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities with Michigan county road agencies can be found here. Questions related to a job should be directed to the hiring road agency.

The Eaton County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions

Posted 9/20/2017

Accounting Technician

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Accounting Technician. Requirements include Associate’s Degree, or equivalent education, and at least three years responsible office services experience, including payroll and accounting assignments, the ability to deal with employees and the public tactfully and courteously, and skill in the use of office equipment and technology. Experience with road agency accounting concepts and operations preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package. Qualified candidates should respond by October 6, 2017 to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI 48813 or by email to ecrc@eatoncountyroad.com. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications and job descriptions are available online at www.eatoncountyroad.com, or by contacting the office.

Heavy Truck Operators

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for positions in Labor Group II - Heavy Truck operators. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience operating tandem axle trucks, familiarity with the operation of road maintenance and construction equipment, and a commercial drivers license Class A. Starting salary for the position is $18.60/hour with a competitive benefit package. Qualified candidates should respond by October 20, 2017 to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI 48813. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications and job descriptions are available online at www.eatoncountyroad.com, or by contacting the office.

Seasonal Heavy Truck Operators

The Eaton County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for temporary seasonal positions in Labor Group II - Heavy Truck operators. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience operating tandem axle trucks, familiarity with the operation of road maintenance and construction equipment, and a commercial driver’s license with “A” endorsement. Prior snowplow experience is preferred. Assignments in these positions will be part-time intermittent beginning in December 2017 through March 2018.  Duties will include snow storm related plowing and salting of roads on any work shift. Paid training will be provided after hire. Starting salary for the position is $18.60/hour.  Qualified candidates should respond by October 20, 2017 to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI 48813. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications and job descriptions are available online at www.eatoncountyroad.com, or by contacting the office.

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission has multiple employment opportunities

The “GTCRC” is located in Traverse City, Michigan in the heart of the four-season wonderland of the northwest Lower Peninsula.  Our agency provides service on 1,015 miles county roads  and 227 miles of MDOT roads with a 2017 budget over $18 million.  A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available positions:

Traffic Services Engineer.  F/T position.  Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering, PE license with 5 yrs related experience in traffic services, surveying and/or construction project management.

Engineering Internship. Seasonal position. Civil/construction engineering, diploma/GED with 1 yr college education.  

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators - F/T positions.  Diploma/GED, specialized training, 3 yrs experience operating various types of road commission-type equipment. Current CDL-A license w/ air brake endorsement, medical card and excellent driving record.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Heavy-Duty Truck Technician - F/T position.  Diploma/GED, Michigan/ASE Certified Heavy-Duty Truck Mechanic, or Master Mechanic, 3 yrs experience in DM/PM on vehicles, MD/HD trucks and equipment and fleet management and electronic systems.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

All position require good communication skills, driving record, ability to pass drug/alcohol test and background checks.  Full-time positions offer a qualified-based compensation and competitive benefit package. Interested, qualified candidates will find full details and applications on line at http://www.gtcrc.org/Jobs.aspx  EEO/ADA

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks equipment operators

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS – Full-time positions for equipment operators with experience operating road commission-type equipment including plow truck, bucket truck, doubles and/or grader. Qualifications include a current CDL-A license with air brake endorsement, medical card, and excellent driving record.

Positions require a high school diploma/GED, specialized training, along with a minimum of three years experience.  Candidates must be willing and available to work overtime and be on-call during all times of the day, night, weekends and holidays.  EEO/ADA.  Detailed job descriptions and applications are available at our office and on line at: www.gtcrc.org

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks seasonal snowplow drivers

SEASONAL SNOW PLOW DRIVERS – Grand Traverse County Road Commission is accepting applications for seasonal snow plow drivers. Applicants must be experienced with road commission-type snow removal equipment.  Qualifications include a current CDL-B license with air brake endorsement, medical card, excellent driving record and a high school diploma/GED. EEO/ADA.  Detailed job descriptions and applications are available at our office and on line at: www.gtcrc.org.

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks a heavy truck operator-road maintenance

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position(s) of Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance.

The Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance performs various public service functions including in the road and right-of-way. Duties include, but not limited to, operating a vehicle which has a gross vehicle weight/gross combination weight of 10,001 lbs. or more to perform infrastructure maintenance including pothole repairs, guardrail repair and installation, culvert repair and installation, tree trimming, brush control, hauling material to various operations and winter maintenance. The position is required to be available for on-call for emergency response, outside of regular business hours. Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) requirements, additional qualifications and complete job description are available on the RCKC website at www.kalamazoocountyroads.com  “About Us” tab. Please send resume for Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com or USPS to the RCKC 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo MI 49001. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please no phone call position inquiries. Position(s) open until filled.

EOE

Highlighted Benefits:  Health & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension, 457 Plan (Optional), 10 Paid Holidays

Rate:  $ 17.94/hour - $ 19.07/hour

The Kent county Road Commission seeks a land surveyor

Posted 9/22/2017

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for Surveyor.  The Surveyor performs fundamental activities in the measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other purposes; researches previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and records to obtain data needed for surveys. Duties include setting up, operating and maintaining survey equipment; setting line and grade stakes; working with computer aided drafting (CAD); and conducting on-site inspections of construction projects. 

An associate’s or advanced degree is desired and two years of relevant job experience is preferred. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, is essential.  

Kent County Road Commission offers excellent benefits (including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k w/ 8% match, vacation, sick leave, twelve paid holidays, etc.) along with a safe, stable work environment.  For consideration applications must be submitted by Friday October 20th, 2017 to:  

Kent County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Scribner Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI. 49504
Hours 7:30am – 4pm

Resumes accepted only if accompanied with a completed application. See our website at www.KentCountyRoads.net for online applications and employment opportunities

EOE

The Leelanau County Road Commission seeks Equipment Operators

The Leelanau County Road Commission is looking to fill full-time, year-round positions for equipment operators with experience operating road commission-type equipment including plow trucks, excavators, road graders, loaders, bucket trucks, etc.  Qualifications include a current CDL-A license, medical card, and excellent driving record.  Positions require a high school diploma/GED, along with experience and a positive attitude.  EEO/ADA.  Current rate of pay is $18.30/hour, along with a full benefits package including medical, retirement, etc.  

Applicants must apply using the job application form (resume’s may be attached) available at our office and on our website at:  http://leelanauroads.org//leelroads.org/LCRC%20CDL%20Application.pdf  Current office hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, Phone 231-271-3993. Return the completed application to the Leelanau County Road Commission, by email to lcrc@leelanauroads.org by fax 231-271-5612 or by US Mail 10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, MI  49682.

The Leelanau County Road Commission seeks a heavy equipment operator

Leelanau County Road Commission - Suttons Bay, MI 

Full-time, year-round position for a Mechanic. Position requires a CDL-A license and medical card. If you have a CDL but not the desired experience, we are willing to train the right individual. However, the ideal candidate would have experience with repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and heavy duty trucks customary to a road commission operation. Positions require a high school diploma/GED, along with a positive attitude. EEO/ADA.

Current rate of pay is $18.68/hour, along with a full benefits package including medical, retirement, etc.

Applicants must apply using the job application form available at our office and on our website at:  http://leelanauroads.org//leelroads.org/LCRC%20CDL%20Application.pdf

Current office hours are 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday, Phone 231-271-3993. Return the completed application to the Leelanau County Road Commission:

Email:  dwagner@leelanauroads.org
Fax:  (231) 271-5612
Delivery or Mail:  10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, MI  49682

The Monroe County Road Commission seeks a County Highway Engineer

Posted 8/22/2017

The Monroe County Road Commission (MCRC) has a County Highway Engineer full-time job opening.  Responsibilities include:

  • Directs and manages the development and review of engineering plans, specifications and cost estimates for road commission heavy maintenance and construction projects involving roads, bridges, culverts and railroad crossing improvements.
  • Oversees and coordinates the preparation of long- and short-term road and bridge improvement plans and identifies federal, state, private and local funding.
  • Directly or indirectly oversees on-site field inspection monitoring of all engineering projects to assure conformance with plans and specifications and public safety guidelines.
  • Coordinates and directs in conjunction with the Managing Director or his designees all phases of federally assisted construction projects including the development of new programs, securing federal or state funding, preparation of applications and compilation of reports.   
  • Prepares annual Act 51 Project Report and submits to the Department of Transportation.
  • Establishes procedures and guidelines in accordance with state law for permits work within the public rights of way.
  • Coordinates and makes various recommendations to the Department of Transportation [State and Federal] when appropriate.
  • Recommends to the Managing Director or his/her designee, and the Board roadway design polices, guidelines and procedures for constructing and accepting new roads in to the public road system, and implements them as directed by the Managing Director or his/her designee and the Board.
  • Reviews problems with Road Commission personnel, township officials, contractors and engineers and the public to assist them in finding solutions, which are most beneficial to all concerned.
  • Attends seminars and meetings when approved and reads professional journals and magazines to keep abreast of new developments and techniques in road design and construction.
  • May chair Monroe County Federal Aid Committee and may represent Road Commission at regional planning meetings

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field and five (5) years of progressively more responsible professional engineering experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan
  • Valid driver license to operate vehicles in Michigan

This position may work forty (40) hours per week.  The rate of pay will be from $70,000 to $76,000 per year, depending upon educational background and experience.

Applicants may apply in person or receive an application at www.mcrc-mi.org.     

Send cover letter, resume and application to Human Resource Director, Monroe County Road Commission, 840 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, Michigan  48161 or e-mail to: mcrc@chartermi.net.

The Road Commission for Montcalm County seeks an assistant finance director / safety coordinator

Posted 10/4/2017

The Road Commission for Montcalm County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Finance Director-Safety Coordinator. This is a full-time administrative position.

Applicants should possess, at a minimum, an Associate’s Degree in Human Resources/Finance or equivalent and at least three years work-related experience. Previous work experience in the field of public road transportation is highly desired.

A current job description can be found at www.montcalmroads.com. Send or e-mail a letter of interest, resume and references to:

Road Commission for Montcalm County
619 W. Main Street
Stanton, MI 48888
kim@montcalmroads.com

Applications will be accepted through October 15th. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. The Road Commission for Montcalm County is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission seeks a skilled mechanic

Posted 8/1/2017

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for a Skilled Mechanic position.  The position does require an individual to have and maintain a commercial driver’s license.  Preferred applicants should possess certification as a diesel mechanic.

All interested applicants may mail to or hand deliver at the Ogemaw County Road Commission office, 1250 S. M-33, P.O. Box 157, West Branch, MI  48661, or e-mailed to ocrc@ogemawcrc.org.   Deadline to submit a resume, until the position is filled.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ottawa County Road Commission seeks a MEchanic

Posted 8/17/2017

Responsibilities will include oil changes, tire repair, tune-ups on various trucks and heavy equipment.  Experience in repairing hydraulics and diesel engines as well as welding experience desired.  This position requires a valid Michigan CDL Class A license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. 

Application is available at our office and online at: http://www.ottawacorc.com/job-openings/

The Van Buren County road commission seeks applicants for the following positions

Posted 9/20/2017

Operations Director

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced full-time Operations Director to coordinate the workforce to accomplish daily and long-range tasks relating to the maintenance of the primary and local road network under the jurisdiction of the Van Buren County Road Commission.  The Director will work with the public, township officials, and staff to address various needs and requests for services as they arise.  

The ideal candidate will possess a CDL Class A license with a tanker (N) endorsement, and shall have a minimum of a high school education (GED or equivalent), with a minimum two to five years of progressive supervisory experience involving road maintenance, heavy equipment operation, and work site safety.  In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to work satisfactorily with other employees, and the ability to work extended hours.  Competency with Microsoft Office Suite is a plus.   Interested applicants should mail their Resume to Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, Michigan 49064, or email to jillbrien@vbcrc.org by October 23, 2017.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Engineering Technician

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced full-time Engineering Technician to serve as project manager for various road and bridge projects, assist with survey work, layout, design, material testing and design, and project-related tasks.  The Engineering Technician will also track files and other documentation for the state and federal government recordkeeping requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, or Surveying Technology, with a minimum of two years of experience in the field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  In addition, the ideal candidate must be competent in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCad. 

Interested applicants should mail their Resume to Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, Michigan 49064, or email to jillbrien@vbcrc.org by October 23, 2017.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Truck Driver

The Van Buren County Road Commission has immediate openings for experienced full-time Truck Drivers to maintain local and primary roads and right-of-ways.  Duties are seasonal in nature and include manually patching blacktop roads, shaping gravel roads with truck and underbody scraper, hauling and spreading gravel, sand, stone, slag and other road materials, traffic control operations in construction areas, chainsaw operations, snow removal operations, etc.  

This position requires a CDL Class A with a tanker endorsement.  

Mail resumes to Van Buren County Road Commission, Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, MI 49064, or email to jillbrien@vbcrc.org by October 23, 2017.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Permit Officer

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced full-time Permit Officer to coordinate daily activities and long-range planning relating to various issues within the County road right-of-way including, but not limited to permits, encroachments, certifications, easements and crash review, as well as to act as the County Weighmaster.

The ideal candidate will possess a high school education (GED or equivalent) and five to six years of experience with law enforcement, motor vehicle code, MMUTCD (Michigan Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices), motor carrier enforcement, traffic signal operation, RoadSoft and Asset Management.  Must be knowledgeable in regard to hazardous materials identification, highway sight distances and accident investigation.  Must have the ability to work extended hours.

Interested applicants should mail their Resume to Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, Michigan 49064, or email to jillbrien@vbcrc.org by October 23, 2017.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

MECHANIC / WELDER-FABRICATOR

The Van Buren County Road Commission has immediate openings for an experienced full-time Mechanic / Welder-Fabricator to fabricate, layout and weld various steel assemblies, and welding repair of the various units of equipment comprising the Road Commission’s fleet.  

The ideal candidate will be skilled in welding and fabrication, as well as general vehicle maintenance operations.  In addition, the ideal candidate shall have a working knowledge of equipment and tools including, but not limited to diagnostic equipment, truck lifts, MIG, TIG, and gas welding, mechanic tools, etc.

This position requires a CDL Class A with a tanker (N) endorsement, high school education (GED or equivalent) and three to five years of experience in fabrication and welding.  Must be available to be on call and to work extended hours.  

Mail resumes to Van Buren County Road Commission, Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, MI 49064, or email to jillbrien@vbcrc.org by October 23, 2017.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks Temporary Heavy Truck Driver

The Washtenaw County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Heavy Truck Driver.  This position performs a variety of infrastructure maintenance activities including, but not limited to pothole repairs, culvert repair and installation, tree trimming, brush control, hauling material to various operations and winter maintenance activities.  This is a temporary position for a maximum of 6 (six) months.

Requirements include a high school diploma or GED; possession of a valid Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an “N” (tank) endorsement; ability to lift 100 lbs.; and one (1) year of experience as a heavy truck driver and/or construction/physical labor experience.

Accepting applications until position is filled.  The Washtenaw County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants can submit resumes to human_resources@wcroads.org.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks a communications coordinator

Posted 8/4/2017

The Washtenaw County Road Commission has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Coordinator to join our team! This position will be focused on internal and external communications for the Road Commission, specifically public relations, social media and website management.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited university with a major in communications, journalism, public administration or related field
Minimum of three (3) years of progressively more responsible public and community relations experience with strong writing skills and innovative public relations ideas
Proven excellence in writing, editing and proofreading
Strong working knowledge and understanding of digital media and social media, especially Facebook and Twitter.
Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills with extreme attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and own projects through completion
Experience with Microsoft Office, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite and email marketing programs such as MailChimp

This salary range for this position is $49,940.80-$62,379.20. WCRC also offers a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

Medical insurance
Dental/vision insurance
Life insurance
Annual leave
Eleven paid holidays
Pension
Deferred compensation
Tuition reimbursement
STD/LTD

For a complete job description, here.

All applicants must submit two (2) writing samples of no more than 500 words.

Accepting applications until position is filled.

Click here to apply.