The Newaygo County Road Commission is accepting applications for a licensed Heavy Equipment Tech/Mechanic. This is a full-time position with benefits. The successful candidate must have general knowledge and understanding of heavy equipment and be able to conduct minor and major mechanical maintenance and repairs on road commission fleet. The candidate should have an understanding of hydraulic, electrical, diagnostic and air brake systems with certification in these areas preferred.
Requirements include: a high school diploma or equivalent with additional relevant vocational training in Automotive Technology preferred; possession of a valid Michigan Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement or ability to acquire one; successful completion of a physical examination and a substance abuse test.
For consideration applications must be submitted to:
Newaygo County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resource Dept.
935 E. One Mile Rd.
White Cloud, MI 49349
Hrs: 7am – 3:30pm
Resumes accepted only if accompanied with a completed application. See our website at www.newaygoroads.org for online applications and employment opportunities. EOE
The Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of all road commission operations and reports directly to the Board of County Road Commissioners. He/she directs and supervises all functions including project planning and development; human resource
management and labor relations/contract negotiation; fiscal management and budget control; asphalt plant and facilities management; and grievance and discipline issues. The Manager must have an ability to analyze construction and maintenance needs of the CCRC, and to conceptually forecast long-term trends and needs for the next 10-20 years. He/she must stay abreast of new highway legislation and regulations affecting CCRC operations.
Required qualifications and skills include:
1. A Bachelors degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field;
2. Knowledge of Act 51 administration;
3. Superior skills in leadership, problem solving, verbal/written communication, policy/planning development/implementation, and intergovernmental relations;
4. A strong work ethic and the ability to respond promptly and calmly to emergency situations.
Per Michigan statutes, applicants must request confidentiality if so desired. Finalists will be subject to public disclosure upon consent of the applicants. Additional information, including a recruitment profile and employment application, is available at www.casscoroad.com.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed employment application. The letter should explain how the applicant meets the qualifications described herein. Finalists will be required to provide consent to contact at least 3 professional references.
Applications should be received by March 14 , 2014; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Final interviews will be conducted at a board meeting open to the public.
The CCRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application materials should be addressed as follows:
Leroy Krempec, Chairman of the CCRC Board
340 North O'Keefe Street
P.O. Box 68
Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
Electronic submissions should be sent to Terri with the subject line "Managing Director Application - CONFIDENTIAL"