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 Benzie County Road Commission seeks a Finance Director/Clerk

Posted 6/9/2017

The Benzie County Road Commission is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Financial Manager/Clerk.  This is a full time position and is under the general direction of the Manager and the three member Benzie County Road Commission board.

This position is responsible for supervising all operations of accounting, HR, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, together with preparation of all financial reports, annual and interim budgets, and all financial documentation for audit preparation.  

Minimum qualifications include a degree in accounting/finance/business and/or five (5) years related work experience.  Familiarity with GASB, governmental fund accounting and road commission or public works experience is preferred.  

Salary will commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefit package.  Individuals may apply for this position by submitting a resume with a cover letter on or before  Friday, June 23, 2017 to Matt Skeels, Manager, Benzie County Road Commission, 11318 Main St,  P O Box 68, Honor, MI 49640 or email to bcrcclerk@benzieroad.org.  Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate.  The Benzie County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Berrien County Road Commission seeks a managing director

The Managing Director is the senior employee having responsibility for the day to day management of the Road Commission. In that position he/she is responsible for the short term maintenance and long term planning for the Berrien County road system. He/she is responsible for the generation and compliance to the annual operating budget.  Reports to and takes direction from the Road Commission Board.                     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science and or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business and or five years’ experience. 
  • Direct executive supervisory responsibility.

SALARY

  • A salary range of $90,000 to $110,800.

An application can be completed in person at our main office or downloaded at www.bcroad.org printed and either mailed, faxed, emailed or submitted in person.

The Berrien County Road Commission seeks a construction crew foreman

Responsible for the day to day supervision of the construction crew as they perform internal maintenance projects on the local and primary road system. Reviews construction methods and procedures by contractors working within district so the work being performed is in accordance with minimum county contractors working within district so the work being performed is in accordance with minimum county specifications. Forman will work nights and supervise the Winter Night Crew from December 1 through April 1. Reports to Superintendent.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Have current driver license with no restrictions for night time driving. At all times possess and maintain a Valid Class A Michigan Commercial Driver License (C.D.L) and appropriate medical card.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in construction or road commission operations.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.

SALARY

  • A salary range of $52,100 to $63,700 (Inclusive of overtime pay).
  • Overtime pay at time and one-half (1-1/2) an employee’s regular straight time hourly rate of pay to be paid for work performed in excess of eight (8) hours per day or forty (40) hours per week. Two (2) hour minimum call in pay.

Benefits

  • Standard Road Commission nonunion benefits package.
  • A county vehicle will be provided for Road Commission business. Not to be used for personal business.

An application can be completed in person at our main office or downloaded at www.bcroad.org printed and either mailed, faxed, emailed or submitted in person.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a 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 Genesee County Road Commission seeks an equipment operator

Equipment Operator – Seasonal / Summer 

Please visit website for job description.

www.gcrc.org

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks a journeyman electrician

The Genesee County Road Commission is seeking applications for a Journeyman Electrician. Applications will be accepted through June 16, 2017.

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 Houghton County Road Commission seeks an Engineering Tech

Posted 6/21/2017

The Houghton County Road Commission seeks applications for an Engineering Tech by July 10, 2017. For more information, click here.

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks a Traffic and Project Engineer

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position of Traffic & Project Engineer. 

The Traffic & Project Engineer collects and analyses traffic flow data and recommends improvements to County roads and traffic control devices to ensure the safe and efficient flow of traffic.  Coordinates and assists with projects in engineering and maintenance staff.  Assists with traffic engineering including data management, analysis and reporting as needed.  Reviews and determines traffic control devices for plats.  Performs traffic analyses studies and estimates the cost of traffic control improvements and performing special assignments as directed.  Assists with the development traffic related budget items. Responds to calls from township officials, contractors, and the general public concerning traffic or project related issues.  Possession of a Bachelor Degree in an engineering related field.  

Additional qualifications and complete job description is available on the RCKC website at www.kalamazoocountyroads.com “About Us” tab.  Please send resume and salary requirements for the specific position of Traffic & Project Engineer to the RCKC 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo MI  49001 or email to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com . Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate.  Please no phone call position inquiries.  Position open until filled.

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

Annual Salary:  $ 69,489 - $ 92,563

EOE

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks a Heavy Duty Mechanic

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position of Heavy Duty Mechanic.

The Heavy Duty Mechanic performs various public service functions. Duties include, but are not limited to; heavy truck and construction equipment maintenance and repair, operating a vehicle which has a gross vehicle weight/gross combination weight of 10,001 lbs. or more, while performing various infrastructure maintenance and winter operations on road or in the right-of way. 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) and industry certifications 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 Duty Mechanic to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com or USPS to RCKC 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo MI 49001. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please no phone call position inquiries. Resumes will be accepted for position from May 25, 2017 - June 15, 2017.

EOE

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

Rate:  $ 19.21/hour   – $ 22.33/hour

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 Finance Director

The Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for Director of Finance. Serving as the organization’s “Chief Financial Officer,” this position is responsible for the supervision of purchasing, A/P, A/R, I.T. and payroll; financial reporting that includes budgets, audits, and required submissions to federal, state, and local taxing agencies; grant management for federal, state and emergency aid; labor negotiations; monitoring of control systems designed to safeguard assets; and reporting of accurate financial outcomes.

A Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or Accounting is required. Experience in a governmental setting and knowledge of GASB, cost accounting, and office administration is preferred; Experience in I.T. is a plus.

The Kent County Road Commission offers a salary range of $78,500 - $102,100, a stable working environment and excellent benefits. For consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday June 16th, 2017 at the following location. 

Kent County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resource Manager
1500 Scribner Ave NW
Grand Rapids MI  49504

Resumes accepted only if accompanied with an 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 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 an engineer/manager or managing director

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Engineer/Manager (preferred) or Managing Director.  Under the direction of the Board, the Engineer/Manager or Managing Director supervises all functions including project planning and development, engineering, road and bridge maintenance, fiscal management and budget control, union labor relations, contract negotiations, human resource management. Knowledge of road construction and maintenance is a must.  The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of Public Act 51 and a good understanding of local, state and Federal highway funding and financing. The candidate must possess strong public relations skills in dealing with employees, township, city, state and Federal government officials, business community and the public at large.

The Engineer/Manager position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.  Registration as a Professional Engineer or ability to become licensed is required.  At least five years’ experience in engineering, supervision and management is preferred.  The applicant must possess basic computer skills and a valid driver’s license.

The Managing Director position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in public/business administration.  At least five years of public works/transportation experience with extensive managerial experience in the public sector is preferred.  The applicant must possess basic computer skills and a valid driver’s license.
The Road Commission for Ogemaw County has jurisdiction over 835 miles of county roads within fourteen townships.  Plus the road commission maintains the state highway system in Ogemaw County via a State Maintenance Contract with MDOT.

Salary and benefit package commensurate with education and experience.   Resumes will be accepted until July 14, 2017.  Resumes can be mailed to or dropped off 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.   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.