Jobs with Road Agencies

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.

Otsego County Road Commission seeks equipment operator as of 12/9/2019

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 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. until position is filled. EOE.

Berrien County Road Department seeks Project Engineer as of 11/25/2019

The Berrien County Road Department is currently seeking to hire one qualified Project Engineer. This is a full-time position.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Engineering Supervisor, completes the design, engineering and construction monitoring required for Berrien County road projects.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Serves as designated project engineer on selected local, state, and federally funded projects.
  2.  Responsible for road engineering projects performed under township project program.
  3. 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.
  4. Performs 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.
  5. Creates engineering designs using computer aided drafting (Auto Cad) equipment of topographic surveys, cross-sections, construction plans and as-built plans.
  6.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Engineering Supervisor.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:           Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and

Experience:        Additional related work or course work in the road transportation area is desired.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required.
  • Holds an EIT thru the state of Michigan or a state recognized by Michigan and an ability to obtain a state license in four years of date of hire.
  • Valid Driver’s license.

 

Applications must be made on an official Application for Employment (PDF) and mailed to:

Berrien County Administration

Personnel Department

701 Main Street

St. Joseph, MI 49085

or email your application.

Please view the application process before submitting your application at http://www.berriencounty.org/581/Employment.

 

BLANK APPLICATION: http://www.berriencounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/695/Application-for-Employment-PDF

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

The Berrien County Road Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Saginaw County Road Commission seeks director of engineering as of 11/19/2019

The Saginaw County Road Commission is seeking an individual for the position of Director of Engineering. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and be registered in Michigan as a Professional Engineer.The Director of Engineering reports directly to the Managing Director and is responsible for the budgeting and planning of the engineering department. Qualified candidates shall have practical experience in plan preparation,road/bridge construction, and supervisory experience. The successful applicant should also be experienced in all aspects of projects funded by State and Federal funds including grant writing, and reimbursements of same. Salary is commensurate with experience.Interested candidates should apply on a SCRC application form stating qualifications, including a complete resume with references and salary requirements. SCRC applications can be found on the website or are available at the administrative office at 3020 Sheridan Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48601. Applicant confidentiality must be requested in writing and position is open until filled.

Send resume to:

Angelic Zizumbo, Administrative Assistant
Saginaw County Road Commission
3020 Sheridan Avenue Saginaw,MI 48601

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Berrien County Road Department seeks mechanic as of 11/18/2019

The Berrien County Road Department is currently seeking to hire one qualified mechanic. This is a full-time position.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Shop Foreman, maintains the fleet of heavy duty trucks, tractors, loaders, excavators, gradalls and graders. Performs maintenance on vehicles at all of the Road Department garages.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Safely and proficiently operate Road Commission motor vehicles, including commercial motor vehicles and the various attachments affixed thereto, including but not limited to front mounted plows, underbody mounted plows, body mounted spreader, tanks, distributors, and trailers of various sizes and shapes attached or affixed to the truck.
  • Repairs diesel engines.
  • Safely and proficiently operate specialized equipment including but not limited to front end loaders, backhoe, and tractor mowers, brush chipper, roller, bucket truck, distributor, patch truck, etc.
  • Trouble shoot and locate problems in Hydraulic systems and correct the issue as necessary.
  • Analyze and correct electrical issues as defined to a heavy duty piece of equipment.
  • Inspects and performs minor maintenance on vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to servicing equipment, changing tires and oil and other lubricants.
  • Uses electronic diagnostic programs to find engine problems and to monitor maintenance schedule of equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shop Foreman.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: High School graduate or equivalent
  • Experience: Two years of experience as a diesel mechanic.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required.
  • 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. Have an (N) tank endorsement or (X) endorsement.
  • Able to manually and alone lift and carry weights up to eighty (80 lbs.) pounds.
  • Available to work shifts exceeding 8 hours as assigned.
  • Subject to call-in during off hours as dictated by weather conditions.
  • Ability to maintain and record electronic daily work records.
  • Ability to maintain and record electronic repair orders by specific pieces of equipment

Applications must be made on an official Application for Employment (PDF) and mailed to:

Berrien County Administration

Personnel Department

701 Main Street

St. Joseph, MI 49085

or email your application.

Please view the application process before submitting your application at http://www.berriencounty.org/581/Employment.

BLANK APPLICATION: http://www.berriencounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/695/Application-for-Employment-PDF

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Berrien County Road Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Benize County Road Commission seeks truck driver as of 10/31/2019

The Benzie County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Truck Driver. Applicants must have a current, valid CDL Class B with airbrake endorsement, and be able and willing to obtain a Class A endorsement within 6 months of hire date. Snow plowing experience is a plus. Starting wage is $17.96/hour. Applications are available at www.Benziecrc.org or at the Road Commission office located at 11318 Main St., Honor, MI 49640. Completed applications can be dropped off at the BCRC office, emailed to: bcrcclerk@benzieroad.org,or mailed to: P.O. Box 68, Honor, MI 49640. Benzie County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benize County Road Commission seeks mechanic as of 10/31/2019

The Benzie County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic. This is a full-time position.  A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. A valid Class A CDL is preferred but not required. Applicants must be certified with the State of Michigan in Heavy Duty Engine Repair-Diesel/Gas, Drive Train, Brakes and Braking Systems, and Suspension-Steering Systems, or be able and willing to obtain within 6 months of hire date.  Previous work experience with similar equipment is desired.  Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.  Applications are available at www.Benziecrc.org or at the Road Commission office located at 11318 Main St., Honor, MI 49640. Completed applications can be dropped off at the BCRC office, emailed to: bcrcclerk@benzieroad.org or mailed to: P.O. Box 68, Honor, MI 49640. Benzie County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kent County Road Commission seeks human resources generalist as of 10/28/2019

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a Human Resources Generalist. This professional and challenging position works under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, supervises the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including recruitment activities, interviewing and coordinating both internal and external selection processes, administering pay, benefits, training. Provides, advises, and counsels managers regarding staffing plans, structure and needs. Supports and assists with safety related initiatives including but not limited to training programs and committee participation.

Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, Public Administration or related field required; one to three years HR generalist experience preferred; municipal/governmental experience desirable.

Wage range is $57,000 – $75,000/yr. Kent County Road Commission offers excellent benefits (including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k w/ 9% match, vacation, sick leave, twelve paid holidays, etc.) along with a collaborative, friendly and stable work environment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled:

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

Eaton County Road Commission seeks finance director/clerk to the board as of 10/14/2019

The Eaton County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Finance Director/Clerk to the Board. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, and at least five years of related experience including supervision of staff. Additional requirements include the ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial and other records, correspondence, and reports, and to work cooperatively with other employees, appointed officials, and the public. Candidates should be able to demonstrate advanced skill in the use of office equipment and technology.

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and knowledge of road agency accounting concepts are preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and application to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI  48813 or by email to ecrc@eatoncountyroad.com.

Applications and a job description are available online at www.eatoncountyroad.com, or by contacting the office.

Applications/resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Genesee County Road Commission seeks construction department manager as of 10/13/2019

Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC), Flint, Michigan seeks a Construction Department Manager to manage our Construction Department and provide engineering and technical support work for all County Road construction projects from the inception through final completion.  Responsibilities also include monitoring of all contracts between GCRC and private contractors doing road construction projects to ensure the contractor builds and complies with plans and specifications.  Authorizes payments to contractors for work performed.  Inspects new subdivision plans in county as directed by the Director of Engineering.  Responsibility includes the supervision of GCRC staff.

This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in highway, street and bridge construction.  A minimum of five (5) years’ experience with MDOT’s ProjectWise, Field Manager and/or AASHTOWare is required and thorough understanding of MDOT Office Technician procedures and practices.  Federal Aide and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project experience is desirable and knowledge of computer software with emphasis on Microsoft Office applications and survey construction related software.  Ability to obtain Registration as a Professional Engineer in Michigan within one (1) year of employment.  Valid Michigan Driver’s License required.

Salary range $65,873 – $73,496, with comprehensive benefit package including, but not limited to, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, paid holidays and vacation, pension and deferred compensation.  Please email resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley Street, Flint, Michigan 48503. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE

Road Commission of Kalmazoo County seeks seasonal heavy truck operator as of 10/11/2019

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position(s) of Seasonal Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance.

The Seasonal 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 winter maintenance, pothole repairs, guardrail repair and installation, culvert repair and installation, tree trimming, brush control, and hauling material to various operations. The position is required to be available for on-call for emergency response, outside of regular business hours. Group A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.

Must possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). For additional qualifications and complete job description for Seasonal Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance please contact Advanced Employment, 5413 S. Westnedge Avenue, Suite B, Portage, MI 49002; (269) 353-1100, Kalamazoo@advanceteam.com . Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. All inquiries should be coordinated with Advanced Employment. Position(s) open until filled.

Road Commission of Kalmazoo County seeks road maintenance operator as of 10/11/2019

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

The Road Maintenance Operator 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. Group A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required.

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 Road Maintenance Operator 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: $ 20.04/hour – $21.05/hour

Road Commission of Kalmazoo County seeks heavy duty mechanic as of 10/11/2019

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position(s) 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. Group A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required 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(s) until filled.

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

Rate: $ 24.04/hour – $ 25.05hour

EOE

Van Buren County Road Commission seeks road maintenance employees as of 10/7/2019

The Van Buren County Road Commission has immediate openings for full-time and seasonal Road Maintenance Employees to maintain local and primary roads and right-of-ways. Duties vary by season and include manually patching blacktop roads, shaping gravel roads with truck and underbody scraper, hauling and spreading gravel, sand, stone, slag, and other road materials, traffic control operations in construction areas, chainsaw operations snow removal operations, heavy equipment operations, etc.

CDL Class B required.

Applications are available at www.vbcrc.org/vbcrc_jobs.asp

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Livingston County Road Commission seeks construction engineer as of 10/3/2019

Under the supervision of the Director of Engineering, performs a variety of tasks related to the design and construction of road and bridge improvements, construction projects, and traffic engineering. This position functions as a field supervisor and performs the more technical professional engineering tasks associated with bridge and road construction. Work assignments involve all phases of the engineering process from the initial feasibility study through final construction. Supervisory responsibilities involve oversight of subordinate personnel in each respective project phase.

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Mecosta County Road Commission seeks truck driver/laborer as of 8/26/2019

The classification of Truck Driver at the Mecosta County Road Commission shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Employees must have a Commercial Driver’s License with minimum endorsements of “A” and “N”. Loss or expiration of a CDL will be grounds for discipline up to and including discharge.
  • Employees will operate Truck Equipment including pickup, single axle, tandem and tri-axle. Operate off-road equipment such as roadside mowers, lawn mowers, chain saws, mulcher, stake driver, chipper and compactor.
  • Checks equipment daily to maintain efficient and safe operational status: greasing, oil changes, tire changes, routine vehicle maintenance, and drag truck blade changes, if required.
  • Performs other tasks as required by the District Supervisor: Blade road, plow or blow snow, patch black top, tree cutting, mowing, haul gravel, salt & sand road during winter.
  • Will be required to work extended work hours at times required by District Supervisor.

The duties stated here are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exclusive or exhaustive list of all duties.

Essential Job Elements and Physical Demands:

  • Physical Mobility; ability to walk extended distances and climb stairs. Ability to climb in and out of truck or other piece of equipment.
  • Vision and Sight; ability to read instruction, directions and similar written information in letters, memoranda, forms and other documents.
  • Hearing/Speaking; ability to converse orally with standard telephones and radios to receive and communicate information to employees and the public.
  • Agility/Movement; ability to lift, push, pull, and manipulate tools, equipment, supplies, and other objects often weighing upwards to 80 pounds. Ability to get in and out of truck frequently to maintain equipment accessories, ie..Tarp, sander, clean off lights, etc.
  • Writing skills; ability to properly fill out a repair card describing repairs needed to equipment. Ability to fill out a time card.

Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks to fill several positions as of 10/31/2019

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

  • Heavy truck driver
  • Seasonal heavy truck driver

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

Otsego County Road Commission seeks county highway engineer as of 10/31/2019

The Otsego County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of County Highway Engineer.  This is a full-time management position and applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Previous work experience in the field of public road transportation is highly desired. A complete job description may be obtained at www.otsegocrc.org.

The salary will commensurate with experience.  The Otsego County Road Commission offers an excellent benefit package.  Send a statement of interest, resume, and application to: Otsego County Road Commission, Attn.: Jason Melancon, Manager, P.O. Box 537, Gaylord, MI  49734 or via e-mail transmission to melanconj@ocrc-mi.org. Applications may be obtained on Otsego County Road Commission’s website at www.otsegocrc.org.

Applications/resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate.  The Otsego County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions as of 10/31/2019

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.

GTCRC offers full-time employees paid personal time off, health/vision/dental and short & long disability insurances, pension, tuition reimbursement and competency-based compensation.  Applications, job descriptions and benefit overviews can be found at www.gtcrc.org EEO/ADA

A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available FULL-TIME positions:

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators:  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 Technicians: 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.

SEASONAL POSITIONS:  We are accepting applications from qualified candidates for seasonal snowplow drivers.  CDL-A license, good driving record, snow removal experience with heavy-duty equipment required.  Must pass drug/alcohol testing.

All position require good communication skills, driving record, ability to pass drug/alcohol test and background checks.