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.

To post an employment opportunity, please email CRA for instructions.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a road department supervisor

Posted 5/14/2018

Calhoun County seeks a supervisor for its Road Department. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. For more information, click here.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a managing director

Posted 5/18/2018

Calhoun County seeks a managing director for its Road Department. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. For more information, click here.

The Berrien County Road Department seeks a project engineer

Posted 11/21/2017

Project Engineer  ($53,025 - $59,681)

Required:  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and related work experience or coursework in the road transportation area.  

Special Requirements:  Regular, reliable and predictable attendance; holds an EIT through the State of Michigan or a state recognized by Michigan and an ability to obtain a state license in four years.

Duties:  Serves as designated project engineer on selected local, state and federally funded projects.  Responsible for road engineering projects done under township project program.  Responsible for performance and documentation of construction engineering in accordance with the Michigan Department of Transportation Construction Manual, including inspection, material sampling and testing of aggregate, bituminous and concrete materials and density testing.  Response for the field survey, preliminary design, cost, estimates, final design, construction drawings, specifications, and right-of-way acquisition in accordance with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Guidelines and the Michigan Department of Transportation Guidelines for road, bridge, culvert, and storm sewer projects.  Responsible for performance of engineering designs using computer aided drafting (Auto Cad) equipment of topographic surveys, cross-sections, construction plans and as-built plans.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Engineering Supervisor.  This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person so classified and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.

The Eaton County Road Commission seeks temporary/seasonal road maintenance employees

Published 5/7/2018

The Eaton County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for temporary, seasonal road maintenance employees. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record. Work experience related to road construction and maintenance preferred, but not required. Salary is $12.00/hour.

Qualified candidates should submit an application to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI  48813 by Friday, May 18, 2018. 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 Eaton County Road Commission seeks an area supervisor

Posted 5/7/2018

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Area Supervisor. Candidates should have at least five years of experience in road construction/maintenance operations, including leadership or supervisory experience. Applicant must have the ability to deal with the public courteously and effectively; work cooperatively with, and supervise, other employees; and maintain automated and hard copy files and documentation. The salary range for this position is $51,532 to $66,757, depending on qualifications, together with a competitive benefit package.

Applications/resumes will be accepted through Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI  48813 or via e-mail at 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.

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks an engineering aide ii

Posted 4/18/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Engineering Aide II to perform routine drafting, construction and permit inspection, surveying and traffic engineering tasks. Applicants must possess a High School Diploma/GED, valid Michigan Driver’s License, one (1) year of experience as a civil engineering technician or equivalent and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Associate degree in Civil Engineering preferred. Salary Range is $33,344 - $42,686, with comprehensive benefit package including, but not limited to, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, annual leave, paid holidays, pension and deferred compensation. Interested applicants must forward a resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, Michigan 48503. Resumes/applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

The Genesee County Michigan Road Commission Seeks a Managing Director 

Posted 5/7/2018

A strategic and progressive leader with experience in road and bridge construction and maintenance will find this as an opportunity where they can make a difference. The Road Commission and staff are ready for an individual that is current on trends and proposes strategies and works with stakeholders on implementing new ideas. This position leads a team of over 100 that improves the quality of life in Genesee County. They will manage over 2400 miles within 17 townships with an operating budget of approximately $22 million.

The Commission requires a leader that brings knowledge of engineering, asset management, and team collaboration for creating a healthy work environment. Financial responsibility required along with preparing, monitoring and adherence to budget. Proven leadership experience with installment of lifelong learning, performance standards, and succession planning is needed. The position reports to a five person executive board. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate ideas, plans and policies with consideration of diverse input and opinions through use of a strong organizational skillset. The position is fully self-sufficient in the use of technology for communications and scheduling. The candidate must have requisite skills in the areas of project management and strategic planning from a systems-based approach. Professional travel required. 

If you are ready to make a difference and interact with a dedicated team and other governmental officials to make the driving conditions safe for a population of approximately 411,000 people, and an area of approximately 650 square miles, this position is for you. 

A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five current years of experience in a supervision role are preferred. The job description is available at www.MSAE.org/GCRC-Executive. Candidates should send a cover letter, salary expectations, resume and eight professional references by June 8 to:

MSAE/Cheryl Ronk, CAE
Attention: Genesee County Road Commission
1350 Haslett Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
Fax 517-332-6724
GCRCExecutive@gmail.com

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions

Posted 3/22/2018

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 with a 2017 budget over $18 million servicing 1,000 miles of county roads and 227 MDOT miles. A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available positions:

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators - F/T positions.  Diploma/GED, specialized training, three years 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.  Accepting applications in all three-tiered categories.  See website for qualifications in each category.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Engineering Technician - F/T position.  Qualifications include two years of related experience in utilizing civil engineering principles, knowledge of the MMUTCD, AASHTO, MDOT specifications for construction, construction inspection and testing, practice in a municipal setting and experience using Microsoft Office programs.  MERL, Field Manager and RoadSoft are preferred.  A high school diploma/GED and two years of related experience.  Related course work may be substituted for work experience.  Preference given to an engineering degree and supplemental experience.  Candidate must be able to effective communicate complex technical data to multiple audiences.  

Summer Engineering Intern/Technician - Seasonal summer position with those with a least one-year of college/related coursework. 

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

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks an Engineering Manager/County Highway Engineer

Posted 4/18/2018

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Manager/County Highway Engineer.  Individuals should be knowledgeable and experienced in managing a department, staff and performing all aspects of preliminary and construction engineering related to road maintenance and construction and application of state and federal regulations.  

A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, a minimum of five years of experience in road design and construction management, previous supervisory experience and a Michigan professional engineering certification (or ability to obtain one within six months) is required.  Additional education or experience in public administration, business or municipal setting is desirable.    

Knowledge of RoadSoft, FieldManager and Microsoft Office is required as well excellent organizational and communication skills.  Qualification-based compensation and a competitive benefit package are offered.  Submit application and resume to Grand Traverse County Road Commission, 1881 LaFranier Road, Traverse City MI 49696.  Applications available Monday–Friday, 7:30 AM-4:30 PM at the office or on-line at www.gtcrc.org/General/Employment EEO/ADA

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Assistant

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Assistant. For more information, click here.

The Ingham County Road Department seeks an Engineering Technician II

Posted 3/19/2018

The Ingham County Road Department seeks an Engineering Technician II. For more information, click here.

The Ionia County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

Posted 1/22/2018

The Ionia County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic. Applicants should possess, at a minimum, a high school education or equivalent and at least five years of work related experience. Advanced training or experience in electronics and computer diagnostics is required. Previous work experience in the field of truck and heavy equipment maintenance is required. Certification and Class A CDL are desired.

Further details, along with the job description and application package, are available on our website at www.ioniacountyroads.org. Application packages can also be requested by calling our office at (616) 527-1700. Applications will be accepted until position is filled and posting is removed from our website. We are an EOE/AA employer with a drug-free workplace.

TO APPLY: You must complete the attached Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Completed forms can be returned via email to info@ioniacountyroads.org or via mail to Ionia County Road Commission, PO Box 76, Ionia, MI 48846.

Pay range is $14.28 to 22.40 hourly.

Click here to download an application package.

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks applicants for multiple positions

Posted 4/4/2018

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo county seeks applicants for multiple positions. For more information, click the links below:

Seasonal traffic regulator - position open until filled

Heavy duty mechanic - position open until filled

The Kent County Road Commission seeks an engineering technician

Posted 5/1/2018

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for Engineering Technician.  The Engineering Technician performs fundamental activities in the survey, design and construction of roads.  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 June 1st, 2018 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 Luce County Road Commission seeks a finance director

Posted 5/18/2018

The Luce County Road Commission is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Finance Director. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University in Accounting and five (5) years minimum experience is highly desirable. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field may also be considered, dependent on past experience. An understanding of State and Local Government road and transportation finance issues is desired.

The successful applicant shall have a demonstrated history of strong management skills including leadership, professional judgement, decision making, problem solving, public relations, financial planning and a firm understanding of budgets and ability to develop budgets. Good negotiating and communication skills are essential. This position is responsible for financing and managing the human resources of the Luce County Commission and serves under the Managing Director and a three member Board of Road Commissioners.

Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate on qualifications. Apply to Robert Ottenhoff, Board Chairman, Luce County Road Commission, PO Box 401, Newberry, MI 49868. Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 8th, 2018. The Luce County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Manistee County Road Commission seeks an equipment mechanic

Posted 5/18/2018

The Manistee County Road Commission will accept applications from qualified individuals for a full-time Equipment Mechanic with other duties as assigned. 

Candidates must be certified (or have the ability to be certified within 119 calendar days of hire date) in gas engine, diesel engine, drive train, suspension, brakes, and electrical for trucks and must possess a current CDL with A endorsement, medical card, have an excellent driving record and be able to pass new hire and random drug and alcohol screens, and be available to work extended hours.

Candidates must also have an N endorsement and air brakes (or have the ability to have the endorsements within 119 calendar days of hire date).

Four (4) years of experience as a truck and construction equipment mechanic including welding and experience in engine electronic systems for modern equipment, and snowplowing experience is desirable.

Education requirements are a high school diploma/GED, or equivalent educational preparation.

The application and Equipment Mechanic job description may be downloaded from the Home Page at www.manisteecrc.org. Applications can be mailed or delivered to 8946 Chippewa Highway, Bear Lake, MI 49614 (between the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM Monday thru Friday), faxed to 231.889.0011 or emailed to jkerickson@manisteecrc.org no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018 or until the position is filled.  Only candidates that submit a complete and signed application will be considered for the position. 

No phone calls please

Manistee County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ottawa County Road Commission has the following openings

Posted 2/2/2018

These positions are based out of our Grand Haven office.  All positions require a good driving record.  Job Descriptions and applications can be found online at  http://www.ottawacorc.com   EEO 

ENGINEERING AIDE
Responsibilities include surveying, drafting and making computations, record keeping, 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.

The St. Joseph County Road Commission seeks a managing director

The St. Joseph County Road Commission seeks applications for the position of managing director by June 1, 2018. For more information, click here.