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 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 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 a Senior Associate Civil Engineer, Associate Civil Engineer and Senior Associate Structural Engineer

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 Engineer, Associate Civil Engineer and Senior Associate Structural Engineer to join our team of Engineers who are making a difference in the City.

We offer competitive salaries up to $75,435 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 at 313.720.5632.
Posted 8/3/2017

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 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 an Equipment Service Mechanic

Posted 8/3/2017

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a split shift (1st summers / 2nd winters) mechanic. This technically advanced position performs a wide range of repairs, maintenance and fabrication activities on fleet and equipment; including: diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing engine, transmission and differential assemblies; repairs / rebuilds small equipment such as tractors, power mowers and chain saws; also performs routine preventative maintenance and inspection activities.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent with additional relevant vocational training; possession of a valid Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an “N” (Tank) endorsement or ability to acquire one; and successful completion of a physical examination and substance abuse test. An Associate’s Degree in Diesel Technology is preferred. 

Wage range is $23.58 - $28.35/hr. with applicable night shift premium. 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 clean, safe, stable work environment. For consideration applications must be submitted by Friday September 1st, 2017 to:

Kent County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Scribner Ave NW
Grand Rapids MI  49504
Hrs: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Resumes accepted only if accompanied with a completed application. See our web site 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 MASON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION SEEKS A DESIGN ENGINEER / SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Posted 7/14/2017

Mason County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of Design Engineer / Senior Engineering Technician.  

Successful applicant shall lead the Engineering Department in the preparation of documents for construction and maintenance plans of federal, state, and county/township projects within an Autodesk Civil 3D / Softree and ESRI GIS software environment.  Assist in surveying and construction inspection, develop right-of-way description and acquisition, and other engineering duties. Mason County Road Commission maintains 952 miles of roadway, 40 bridges, and 164 MDOT lane miles. 

Desirable qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology, with 5 years design experience or equivalent on-the-job experience in using Autodesk Civil 3D / Softree and AutoCAD.  Experience with ESRI Arc GIS software is desired.  Must be organized and multi-task oriented and capable of controlling and organizing high levels of work activity.  Ability to deal with people courteously and effectively.  Work satisfactorily with other employees. 

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

For more information, click here.

The Mecosta County Road Commission seeks a District Supervisor

Posted 8/17/2017

The Mecosta County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of District Supervisor. This is a full-time hourly position with benefits. A class A CDL license is required. Detailed job description and application are available at www.mecostaroads.org. Send resume and application to: Mecosta County Road Commission, 120 N DeKrafft Avenue, Big Rapids, Ml 49307 by September 7, 2017. Resumes and applications will also be accepted by email at ebramer@mecostaroads.org.

Mecosta County Road Commission 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 Otsego County Road Commission seeks an equipment operator

Posted 8/2/2017

The Otsego County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time equipment operator. Position requires a CDL Class A or B with air brakes endorsement. Snowplowing experience a must. Applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.

Applications may be obtained from the Road Commission office or by accessing our website at www.otsegocrc.org. Please send applications by mail to the Otsego County Road Commission, P.O. Box 537, Gaylord, MI 49734-0537, by e-mail transmission to melanconj@ocrc-mi.org, or deliver to the Road Commission at 669 W. McCoy Road, Gaylord, MI, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. until Wednesday, August 16, 2017. EOE.

The Ottawa County Road Commission seeks a Safety Patrol Supervisor

Posted 8/17/2017

The Ottawa County Road Commission has openings for two Safety Patrol Supervisors.  This unique position will conduct night road patrol, supervision of night and weekend crews, conduct traffic control inspections and assist police, citizens and other agencies with various road problems.  

Each position will work 7 nights on (Friday-Thursday) and 7 nights off with the work load shared and coordinated.  

This position requires at least five years road construction or maintenance experience preferably at a supervisory level.   

Detailed job description and application are available at our office and online at: http://www.ottawacorc.com/job-openings/

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 St. Joseph County Road Commission seeks a full-time Truck Driver

The St. Joseph County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time Truck Driver.  Applicants must have a Chauffer’s License with Group A Commercial Driver’s License, a general familiarity with roadway safety, and successfully pass a Drug and Alcohol test.  

The successful candidate will be required to operate a dump truck, blade gravel roads, patch pot holes, haul materials to construction projects, perform snow removal, aerial platform work, and trim/remove trees.  In addition, the successful candidate must conduct minor maintenance on their truck including changing blades on the underbody scraper.  Occasional general building and yard clean-up or other duties as assigned are also required.

Candidates must be able to sit for extended periods of time in a truck, and lift up to 100 lbs., and be able to operate a chain saw.  This position is considered 95% outside work, and therefore must be able to work in all types of weather and withstand both extreme heat and cold.  Overtime may be required at any time during the week, depending on the weather and workload demands.

Applications are available at www.stjoeroads.com/links/ and at the Road Commission office (6 am to 4 pm, M-Th).  Email completed applications to jmayuiers@sjcrc.com, or mail to St. Joseph County Road Commission, Attn: J. Mayuiers, 20914 M-86, Centreville, MI, 49032, Centreville, MI  49032.  Review of applications will begin on August 9, 2017.  Applications should be received by this date for primary consideration.
Posted 7/26/2017

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.