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 Arenac County Road Commission seeks an administrative assistant / payroll clerk

Posted 7/10/2018

The Arenac County Road Commission will accept resumes / applications until July 26, 2018 at their office located at 4271 Airpark Drive, Standish, MI 48658 for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant / Payroll Clerk. E-mailed resumes will also be accepted at JAlbrecht@arenaccrc.org

Applicants must have an Associates Degree in Business, Accounting or related field and/or four (4) years of work-related experience.

Qualified candidates should meet the following minimum requirements:

Basic accounting/bookkeeping knowledge including payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable

Excellent computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet development and data entry

General knowledge regarding human resource benefits and working in a confidential work environment

Excellent organization and communication skills with a professional demeanor necessary to provide outstanding customer service, specifically through telephone interactions

A benefit package is available including health care and pension plan.

The Arenac County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a managing director

Last updated 7/10/2018

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

Last updated 7/10/2018

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 Chippewa County Road Commission seeks a payroll clerk/benefits administrator

Posted 7/17/2018

The Chippewa County Road Commission will be accepting applications for

Payroll Clerk/Benefits Administrator
Until August 1, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field is preferred.  Prior experience doing governmental accounting is also preferred along with experience using data entry, word processing, and spreadsheet software.

Applicants must have the ability to assist the general public in a tactful and courteous manner and help both current and retired Road Commission employees with HR issues.

This position has advancement potential in the near future.

Salary will be negotiated based upon experience

Interested individuals must submit an application and resume on the current Road Commission application form available at the Chippewa County Road Commission office located at 3949 S. Mackinac Trail, Sault Ste. Marie, MI  49783 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. or by logging on to our website at www.chippewacountyroads.org.

The Chippewa County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eaton County Road Commission seeks a temporary/seasonal road maintenance worker

Posted 7/3/2018

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. 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 7/3/2018

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, August 17, 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 a mechanic

Posted 7/20/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting applications for a Mechanic II to perform diagnosis and repair of vehicles and equipment that is normally associated with the construction and maintenance of roads, right-of-way and roadside parks.  The scope of repair work is wide ranging from small engines such as chainsaws to very large engines such as tractor diesels.  Will rebuild and repair the main components of vehicles including transmissions, differentials, transfer cases, clutches, drive shafts, hydraulic components, cylinders, valves, pumps, braking systems, ignition systems and tire repair.  May install new items such as plows, sanders and underbody scrapers.  Will operate equipment familiar to a machine shop such as drill presses, band saws, lathes and milling machines that are used in the repair and fabrication of heavy equipment.  Service calls in the field may be required.  Starting pay is $25.89/hr.  High School Diploma/GED and a Valid Michigan Driver’s License are required.  The following State Certifications are required:  Automobiles and Light Trucks – Engine Repair, Front End, Suspension and Steering Systems, Brakes and Braking Systems, Electrical Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, Engine Tune-Up/Performance.  Heavy-Duty Trucks – Engine Repair – Diesel, Drive Train, Brakes and Braking Systems, Suspension and Steering Systems, Electrical Systems.  Class A CDL with “N” endorsement preferred.  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 through August 3, 2018.  EOE

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks an equipment operator

Posted 7/20/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting applications for Equipment Operators – Truck drivers who operate medium to heavy equipment to maintain roads and bridges.  Will perform a variety of tasks including snow removal, pothole patching, tree removal, guardrail repair and other duties as required.  Experience required operating the following equipment:  Grader, Excavator, Front-End Loader, Backhoe, Gradall and Tandem Axle Dump Truck with snowplow.  Starting pay is $18.71/hr.  Must possess a Class A CDL with “N” endorsement, a high school diploma/GED and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  Driving record MUST be submitted with application/resume to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503, or rmullin@gcrc.org.  Applications will be accepted through August 3, 2018.  EOE

The City of Grand LEdge seeks a utilities operator

Posted 7/12/2018

TITLE: Utilities Operator (UAW Position)

COMPENSATION:  Grade 8 - $18.78 - $24.41

JOB SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the assigned Supervisor, performs daily operation and maintenance duties in all areas of Public Services including but not limited to streets, water, wastewater, general building and equipment maintenance, cemetery, airport, parks, and grounds. Performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, construction, and repair tasks in support of Public Services projects. Assists Public Services Divisions as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience requirements include one year of related experience in construction, maintenance, or water/wastewater operations and maintenance, or related field. A valid Michigan driver's license and the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class A with air brake endorsement and tanker endorsement within one year of employment. Ability to obtain Michigan Department of Environmental Quality D4 & S4 water system licenses or Class D Wastewater license within 2 years of employment. Thorough knowledge of water, wastewater, and storm water distribution system operating procedures and maintenance needs. Considerable knowledge of safety procedures and protocol involved in equipment operation and public works maintenance. Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, and materials required for testing, installing and repairing utility system equipment, machinery, and facilities. Knowledge of safety requirements of operating a utility system. Considerable knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of infrastructure systems, buildings, and grounds. Skill in performing water quality and wastewater tests according to established procedures. Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and equipment problems. Ability to complete records and maintain files relating to the operation of the utility system. Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgement, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with the public and other employees. Ability to work effectively under stress and changes in work priorities, and the ability to respond during non-business hours to emergency situations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and letter of introduction to Amee King, Assistant City Administrator, 310 Greenwood St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837, or Aking@cityofgrandledge.com, by July 27, 2018.

COMPLETE APPLICATION AND DETAILS FOUND AT: http://www.cityofgrandledge.com/how-do-i/apply/employment 

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

Last updated 7/10/2018

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.   

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 Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Assistant

Last updated 7/10/2018

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

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks applicants for multiple positions

Last updated 7/10/2018

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 Manistee County Road Commission seeks an Equipment Mechanic

Posted 6/19/2018

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 valid Michigan driver’s license, 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 possess a current CDL with A and N endorsements and air brakes and a medical card (or have the ability to have the CDL and endorsements and medical card 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., Thursday, June 28, 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 Manistee County Road Commission seeks an office manager/secretary to the board

Posted 7/17/2018

The Manistee County Road Commission (MCRC) is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Office Manager/Secretary to the Board.  This is a full-time position and is under the general direction of the MCRC Manager and the Manistee County Board of County Road Commissioners.

This position is responsible for performing all operations of accounting, human resources (HR), accounts payable, and receivable, together with the preparation of all financial reports, annual and interim budgets, and all financial documentation for audit preparation, supervises payroll, performs Office Manager duties, and also serves as the Secretary to the Manistee County Board of County Road Commissioners.

Minimum qualifications include an Associates or Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance/Business or have at least five (5) years of related work experience.  Experience with governmental fund accounting and road commission or public works experience, and familiarity with GASB is preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package.  Individuals may apply for this position by submitting a resume with a cover letter on or before Monday, July 30, 2018 to the attention of Mark P. Sohlden, Manager, Manistee County Road Commission, 8946 Chippewa Highway, Bear Lake, MI 49614 (between the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM Monday thru Thursday) or emailed to the Manager at manager@manisteecrc.org.  Resumes will be received until the position is filled.

Candidates requesting confidentiality should so indicate in their submittal.

This advertisement and the job description may be downloaded from the Home Page at www.manisteecrc.org

No phone calls please

The Manistee County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Ottawa County Road Commission has the following openings

Last updated 7/10/2018

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 Van Buren County Road Commission seeks an accounting/payroll clerk

Posted 7/18/2018

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced full-time Accounting Clerk-Payroll to provide a wide variety of functions, including processing employee time and equipment hours to generate bi-weekly payroll and related budget reports, maintaining employee records, assisting with human resources, project cost management, billing, and cash receipting.  

The ideal candidate will possess an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Business with two to three years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Prior experience with accounting software is required.  Competency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook is a plus.  Possess ability to multitask with meticulous attention to detail.  

Please see our website for more information: www.vbcrc.org

Interested applicants should mail their Resume to Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, Michigan 49064, or email to JillBrien@vbcrc.org by August 10, 2018.  Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks to fill several positions

Posted 7/17/2018

The Washtenaw County Road Commission is accepting applications for the following positions:

Heavy truck driver
Mechanic
Engineer technician - construction
Civil engineer, PE

For more information, visit the Washtenaw County Road Commission's website.