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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 County Road Association of Michigan seeks a public relations intern for summer 2017

The County Road Association of Michigan works in the downtown Lansing environment representing the interests of Michigan’s 83 county road agencies. We are experiencing an exciting time of growth and change.

We are seeking someone who sees an internship as an opportunity to contribute on a larger scale, not merely a resume builder. The ideal candidate will be creative, committed and eager to learn and contribute on a variety of levels. As an intern you will own a list of projects and will have concrete deliverables by the end of the semester.

Responsibilities:

Work collaboratively with the communications department to implement the short-and long-term PR goals of the Association.
Assist with the development of public relations campaigns for implementation by county road agencies.
Assist with the implementation of marketing and PR resources for the Annual Highway Conference including an annual trade show, media releases, execution of annual award programs, and other functions as assigned.
Assist with the development of marketing programs tied to the Association’s member communications and other member education materials.

Compensation:

The County Road Association of Michigan offers free parking and is located adjacent to the bus stop at Lansing Community College. A stipend of $1,500 for the semester will be paid in four monthly installments.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Christina Strong at cstrong@micountyroads.org.  Put PR Summer Intern as subject line.  

Desired Skills and Experience:

Public relations intern will be actively enrolled in, or a recent graduate of public relations, marketing, communications other related program. Current students will preferably have at least sophomore standing. The individual must demonstrate good judgment, the ability to undertake basic public relations assignments and possess an understanding of basic media relations skills. 

Looking for an intern to start early May. Interns will work 12-20 hours a week. Prior internship experience preferred, but not required.

About County Road Association of Michigan

The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan works with all 83 county road agencies on matters of common interest. CRA is an active advocate for legislation and effective practices that work best for local roads. The CRA board and its committees work together to develop educational programming, author position papers, share industry knowledge and best practices, and collaborate on road maintenance and preservation.

The County Road Association seeks an event planning intern for summer 2017

The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan seeks an event planning intern for the 2017 summer semester. The intern will assist in organizing, coordinating and marketing professional development events for our members.

Education requirements include current enrollment in a college or university, and a strong desire to work in event planning, public relations or hospitality. A stipend will be paid.

The County Road Association represents the interests of Michigan’s 83 county agencies that collectively maintain more than 75 percent of Michigan roads – more than 90,000 miles and the fourth-largest local road system in the nation.

To apply for this internship at the County Road Association of Michigan, send your resume to Cindie Dulaney at cdulaney@micountyroads.org.

This position is a great experience to build your resume. The ideal applicant will be able to multi-task, follow through on projects, work independently, and yet be a team player, and possess strong organizational and time management skills. This paid position requires 12-20 hours a week in the 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. timeframe to work in our downtown Lansing office, located four blocks north of the State Capitol (Free Parking!).

Must be proficient in Microsoft applications including Word and Excel with strong telephone and interpersonal skills, a member service mindset, and be diplomatic and tactful. 

About County Road Association of Michigan

The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan works with all 83 county road agencies on matters of common interest. CRA is an active advocate for legislation and effective practices that work best for local roads. The CRA board and its committees work together to develop educational programming, author position papers, share industry knowledge and best practices, and collaborate on road maintenance and preservation.

The Berrien County Road Commission seeks a Finance Director

The Berrien County Road Commission is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Finance Director. In this position the successful candidate will be in charge of the accounting department of the Road Commission and report directly to the Managing Director. In this capacity he/she will take responsibility for such items as the annual report, payables, receivables, payroll, budgets and forecasting along with special reports required by the state. Qualifications include a Degree in Accounting with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience preferable in the public sector. Candidates with an Associates degree in Accounting and extensive work experience in public accounting will be considered.

Please apply with resume to: Berrien County Road Commission, 2860 E. Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Attention: Managing Director, or email at resume@bcroad.org.

The Berrien County Road Commission seeks an HR Specialist / Administrative Assistant

The Berrien County Road Commission is seeking a Human Resource Specialist/Administrative Assistant. Resume´s may be sent to resume@bcroad.org or mailed to 2860 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks Seasonal Road Worker

The Calhoun County Road Department (CCRD) is accepting applications for seasonal road workers. For more information visit the Calhoun County Road Department website.

The Calhoun County Road Department seek an office manager

The Calhoun County Road Department is currently accepting applications for an office manager. For more information, click here.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a full-time road worker

The Calhoun County Road Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time road worker. For more information, click here.

The City of Crawford seeks a public works engineer

The City of Coldwater and Coldwater Board of Public Utilities are seeking qualified candidates for a public works engineer position.  The position is responsible for oversight of the utility infrastructure systems (streets, water, sanitary, storm, traffic and parcel development) concentrating on project management.  Preferred candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field with at least three years related experience in project management.  Competitive compensation and benefits while offering the opportunity to live in a progressive Michigan community.  To apply, submit resume to Sue Rubley, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, One Grand Street, Coldwater, MI 49036.  Preferably email: resume@coldwater.org.  Phone: 517.279.9531.  Equal opportunity employer.

The City of Detroit seeks Associate Civil Engineers

The City of Detroit is in the midst of a tremendous resurgence, experiencing the highest growth and development in years.  As a result, the Department of Public Works is looking for Senior Associate Civil Engineers, Associate Civil Engineers and Senior Associate Structural Engineers to join our team of engineers who are making a difference in the City. 

We offer competitive salaries up to $65,400 plus benefits; medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, vacations and retirement plans including pension. 

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and some completion of coursework in construction management is preferred.  Three years of experience in designing and preparing of structural engineering plans and construction document for large municipal projects and specifications for civil engineering projects.  One year of experience in civil engineering field work is preferred. 

Must have a Professional Engineer License in the State of Michigan. 

Please visit our site at www.detroitmi.gov/employment to apply. 

If you have additional questions, please contact Belinda Brown, Recruiter II for the City of Detroit 313-720-5632.

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks a temporary Electrician Coordinator

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting resumes/applications for an Electrician Coordinator. This position is temporary and will be responsible for maintenance and construction of traffic signals, Road Commission electrical facilities, the construction, installation, modification, maintenance and repairs of electrical devices throughout Genesee County. Applicants must possess a Master Electrician License and 5 years experience in installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures from blueprints, schematics and sketches or equivalent combination of education/experience. High School Diploma/GED and a Valid Michigan Driver’s License is required. Class A CDL with “N” endorsement preferred. Starting pay is $28.85/hr. Please mail resume to: Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503 or email to rmullin@gcrc.org. Resumes/applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE 
Any questions regarding this advertisement should be directed to: 

Rachel Mullin 
Personnel Manager 
Phone: (810) 767-4920, ext. 222 
Fax: (810) 767-7459 

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 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 Marquette County Road Commission seeks Diesel Mechanic/Fabricator

The Marquette County Road Commission is accepting applications for a diesel mechanic/fabricator. This job includes performance of skilled work in maintaining, servicing and repairing road commission vehicles and equipment.  Desired qualifications include:  high school graduate or equivalent, valid master mechanic license or equivalent, Class B CDL (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire), three to five years experience with heavy equipment repair, experience with welding and flame cutting, and ability to work overtime as needed on weekends and holidays.  
Applications for this position can be obtained at our website http://www.co.marquette.mi.us/departments/road_commission or at our Ishpeming office, located at 1610 N. Second Street, Ishpeming, MI. Applications may be emailed to MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org.

The Marquette County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Midland County Road Commission Seeks a Civil Technician/Entry-Level Civil Engineer

Midland County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of Civil Technician/Entry-Level Civil Engineer. The Civil Technician or entry-level Civil Engineer shall assist the Engineering Department in the preparation of construction and maintenance plans for the highways and drains within an Autodesk Civil 3D and ESRI GIS software environment, data collection for asset management, and the creation of maps and graphics for information sharing. Midland County Road Commission maintains nearly 900 miles of roadway, 90 bridges, 2,600 culverts, and over 1,000 miles of right-of-way. 

Must have an Associate's Degree or higher in Civil Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering, be organized and multi-task oriented and capable of controlling and organizing high levels of work activity, good public relation skills to ensure professional interactions with the public, possess excellent working knowledge of the current version of Autodesk Civil 3D software, and experience with ESRI Arc GIS software is desired. 

Resumes will be taken at the road commission office until the position is filled.

http://www.midlandroads.com/jobs

The Oceana County Road Commission seeks a Traffic/Civil Engineering Summer Student

The Oceana County Road Commission is seeking a summer intern student for the position of Traffic/Civil Engineering technician. Applicants should be a student currently enrolled in a four year Traffic and or Civil Engineering degree program. The position is a minimum 40 hours per week and pay is $15 per hour straight time, no benefits.

Duties may include but are not limited to sign inspection and management for purpose of upgrading, culvert and bridge inspection, traffic counter placement and data entry, and pavement marking management. The intern will also have the opportunity to observe various functions of road commission maintenance and pavement preservation including dura patching, hot patching, wedging, chip sealing, ditching and berm removal, and culvert installation.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Power Point and Road Soft. A valid Michigan Driver license is required, and a company vehicle will be provided during work hours for use on projects. A successful applicant will possess strong communication and planning skills and have the ability to read plans and interpret documents and technical manuals.

A background check and alcohol and drug test are required.

Please send resume and cover letter along with three references to:
Oceana County Road Commission, PO Box 112, 3501 W Polk Rd, Hart, MI 49420
Attn: Sandra Griffin

The Ogemaw County Road Commission seeks a Laborer / Truck Driver

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for a Laborer / Truck Driver position.  All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Applicants must also possess a Commercial Driver’s License.

All interested applicants may mail resumes to the: Ogemaw County Road Commission, P.O. Box 157, West Branch, MI 48661.  Or hand deliver resumes at: 1250 S. M-33, West Branch, MI.  Deadline to submit an application is May 4, 2017.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission seeks a skilled mechanic

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 resumes to the: Ogemaw County Road Commission, P.O. Box 157, West Branch, MI 48661.  Or hand deliver resumes at: 1250 S. M-33, West Branch, MI.  Deadline to submit an application is May 4, 2017.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ottawa County Road Commission seeks Engineering Aide

Ottawa County Road Commission has a position available for an Engineering Aide.

Responsibilities include surveying, drafting and making computations, recordkeeping, and inspection and material testing for road and bridge construction projects. Prefer prior experience in surveying, staking, or related area in a road commission or public works setting.

An application can be completed in person at our main office or downloaded at www.ottawacorc.com and printed and either mailed, faxed, emailed, or dropped off in person to our main office.   Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted if they are accompanied by an application. 

Ottawa County Road Commission
Human Resources Department
14110 Lakeshore Drive
P.O. Box 739
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Fax:  616-850-7237
Email: kwahr@ottawacorc.com
Office hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday

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.

Wayne County is hiring and ASSISTANT  DIRECTOR OF ROAD MAINTENANCE

Annual Pay Rate:  Commensurate w/quals ($70,000+ Annually)

About the Job: 

The Assistant Director of the Road Maintenance Division of the Department of Public Services assists the Director in oversight of personnel, equipment, and materials used to perform Road Maintenance, Structure Maintenance, Traffic Operations, Forestry Operations, and Division Administration. Responsibilities include: direct supervision of personnel at Central Maintenance Yard and ten satellite work yards; creation and implementation of strategic planning; implementing programs of staff development; preparation of annual budgets with DPS Administration and the Department of Management and Budget; representing the Division in union grievance matters and; collaborating with the other DPS Divisions to ensure the efficient maintenance of Wayne County property and infrastructure; reviewing and strategic planning of annual road maintenance projects; strategic planning of seasonal snow and ice removal; solving citizen complaints; attendance at various meetings with the public as a representative of DPS Road Maintenance Division.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or  a related field of study. 

AND

A Professional Engineer's License from the State of Michigan

AND

Five years of experience in Roads Maintenance/Construction with Three years of management, administrative, or executive experience in public works administration and strategic planning. Prior experience should include supervision of personnel, planning and implementation of road construction and maintenance projects, experience with collective bargaining, budgeting, fiscal responsibilities, as well as oversight of staff and various road projects.

AND

A valid State of Michigan driver's license with a safe and acceptable driving record.

Visit the following link to apply:

https://waynecountygovernment.applicantpro.com/jobs/522470.html

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, former Congress Leaders, Military Personnel, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.