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.

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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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Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks communications administrator as of 10/2/2019

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

The Communications Administrator performs a variety of tasks related to servicing all internal and external customers; acts as a liaison between agency stakeholders and RCKC internal departments; and provides general administration services. Under the direct supervision of the Managing Director, provides public relations, community engagement and communications support to the full organization with a professional and positive attitude. Develops and implements communication strategies, campaigns, programs, and training to enhance employee and public awareness of the RCKC’s positive role in the community.
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 Communications Administrator position to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com or USPS to RCKC, 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 by October 25, 2019. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please, no phone call position inquiries.

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

Starting Salary: $ 53,692

EOE

Genesee County Road Commission seeks equipment operator as of 9/29/2019

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 $19.18/hr.  Must possess a Class A CDL with “N” endorsement, a high school diploma/GED and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  A current driving record (dated from September 29, 2019 through October 11, 2019) MUST be submitted with application/resume.  Please email resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503.  Applications/resumes will be accepted through October 11, 2019.  EOE

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks permit agent as of 9/24/2019

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission is seeking applicants for the position of permit agent.

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Macomb County Road Department seeks highway maintenance person as of 9/24/2019

The Macomb County Road Department is seeking applicants for the position of highway maintenance person.

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Lake County Road Commission seeks blade truck driver as of 9/23/2019

The Lake County Road Commission will be taking job applications for the position of BLADE TRUCK DRIVER. Must have acquire a Valid CDL Class A with no restrictions and N endorsement within three months.  May consider a Valid CDL Class B, must acquire Class A within 6 months. Must be available to work nights, including the MDOT night patrol. Qualified candidate will perform winter and summer road maintenance. Must have the ability to service and maintain road commission equipment. High school diploma or GED required. This is a permanent full-time position with benefits. Please apply at the Lake County Road Commission office in Baldwin. Applications can be obtained at the office or on our website at www.lcrc-roads.com. Application deadline is October 25, 2019.

Midland County Road Commission seeks managing director as of 9/16/2019

The Managing Director is the Chief Executive Officer of all road commission operations and reports directly to the Board of County Road Commissioners.  This position manages all functions including project planning and development, labor relations, and fiscal management with an annual budget of $17 million.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field with 5 years’ experience at a supervisory level or a minimum of 15 years related management experience in lieu of degree. A PE degree is preferred but not required.  Knowledge of Act 51 administration, strong leadership skills and intergovernmental relations are also required.  For a more detailed job description visit www.midlandroads.com.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Send resume and salary information to:  Midland County Road Commission, Attention:  Human Resources, 2334 N. Meridian Road, Sanford, MI  48657 or email to Brenda@midlandroads.com.

Resumes will be accepted until October 15, 2019.  The Midland County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Midland County Road Commission seeks superintendent as of 9/16/2019

The Superintendent leads and directs the work crews through the utilization of the Foreman and Fleet/Facilities Manager.  The Superintendent travels throughout the County to review road improvement activities and note needed repair on County road and right-of-ways.  Assist with preparing budget for maintenance work, analyze and make recommendations regarding workload, snow routes, staffing, projects, etc.  Patrol the County in the winter and makes decisions on winter maintenance when necessary.  Perform related work.  Midland County is responsible for 288 miles of primary roads, 584 miles of local roads, 254 lane miles under contract with MDOT and 90 bridges over 20 feet.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  For a more detailed job description visit www.midlandroads.com.  Send resume and salary information to:  Midland County Road Commission, Attention:  Human Resources, 2334 N. Meridian Road, Sanford, MI  48657 or email to Brenda@midlandroads.com.

Resumes will be accepted until October 1, 2019.  The Midland County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Manistee County Road Commission seeks truck drivers as of 9/12/2019

The Manistee County Road Commission will accept applications from qualified individuals for SEASONAL Truck Drivers with other duties as assigned.  These positions will be for up to an 89 working days period (approximately December 2, 2019 through March 27, 2020 or longer subject to actual days worked) consisting of up to 40 hours per week.  The hourly wage for the position will be $18.00 per hour.  Overtime may be worked on an as-needed basis.  Seasonal employees are not eligible for benefits.  The application and truck driver job description may be downloaded from our “Home Page” at www.manisteecrc.org. Applicants must possess a current CDL with A endorsement and air brakes, medical card, excellent driving record and able to pass new hire and random drug and alcohol screens.  Candidates experienced in snowplowing and road and bridge construction and maintenance operations are preferred.  Applications can be mailed or delivered to 8946 Chippewa Hwy., Bear Lake, MI 49614, faxed to 231-889-0011 or emailed to manager@manisteecrc.org by 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Normal business hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.  No phone calls please.  Manistee County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Van Buren County Road Commission seeks managing director as of 9/10/2019

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for a full-time Managing Director to serve as the chief administrator, managing and directing the organization toward its primary objectives based on board policy and annual revenue. Duties include supervising staff directly, and through managers, to plan, coordinate, and control the operations of the organization, dispensing direction and authorization to carry out major plans, standards and procedures, and representing the interests of the Road Commission at the local, state, and federal levels.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration or closely related discipline and/or equivalent experience in lieu of the degree, and 6-8 years of experience in construction or engineering management in public works, road commission, or a similar organization. Please note the residency requirement in the job description as well.

Applications must be received by October 24, 2019. More details as well as instructions to apply are available at https://vbco.org/vbcrc_jobs.asp

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 8/22/2019

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

  • Mechanic
  • 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 7/3/2019

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.

Ingham County Road Department seeks project engineer as of 6/12/2019

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a project engineer in design or construction.

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Cass County Road Commission seeks managing director as of 6/12/2019

General Summary

Under the direction of the Board of County Road Commissioners, serves as the chief administrator of the Road Commission of Cass County. Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates road commission programs in accordance with policies established by the Board. Researches and makes recommendations for changes to road commission policies. Develops the road commission’s operating budget and monitors budget expenditures throughout the year. Represents the road commission to local, state, and federal officials.

Essential Functions

  1. Supervises staff directly and through subordinate managers to ensure a high level of service and the maintenance of road commission policies and Oversees the personnel management functions of employment interviewing and selection, training, assigning job duties, scheduling, and evaluating job performance.
  2. Directs and monitors departmental budgeting and financial management activities. Identifies and ensures correction of problem
  3. Prepares agenda for and attends all road commission meetings to submit reports, provide advice, and present pertinent data and information. Recommends policy, programs, and services to the Board, assists the Board in making policy decisions, and informs the Board of pending issues to aid them in their policy determination and decision making
  4. Implements board decisions including policies, procedures, provision of services, and programmatic and financial objectives.
  5. Collaborates and cooperates with various local, state, and federal agencies concerning road commission Regularly confers with other road commission representatives to resolve problems of mutual concern.
  6. Responds to telephone contacts and attends meetings with public, contractors, news media and government officials and prepares letters, memoranda, and other written communications regarding road commission
  7. Represents the interests of the road commission at the state and national levels. Represents the department to the public, speaking to community groups, explaining road commission activities, and encouraging support for
  8. Negotiates and administers labor contracts, contracts for provision of services, procurement contracts, and state and federal

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being’performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Employment Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related discipline, and/or experience in lieu of degree.
  • Experience: 8 + year’s experience in construction or engineering management in public works, road commission or similar organization.
  • Other Requirements: Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license. FLSA Status: Exempt.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

Physical Requirements:

This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the following requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements:

  • Walking over uneven terrain to road commission work sites.
  • Ability to access office files.
  • Ability to enter and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Ability to access maps and other records and documents of the commission. Working Conditions:
  • Works in office conditions and travels throughout the County to road commission work sites and to other locations to attend meetings.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Cass County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mailed materials should be addressed as follows:

Cass County Road Commission
Managing Director Position – CONFIDENTIAL
340 N O’Keefe Street
P.O. Box 68
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Electronic materials may be emailed to twyman@casscoroad.com with the subject line “Managing Director Position – CONFIDENTIAL”

Ottawa County Road Commission seeks civil engineer as of 6/4/2019

Ottawa County Road Commission has a position available for a Civil Engineer.

Responsibilities include surveying, planning, designing, and inspection of road and bridge projects; involves preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, proposals, contracts, and other related duties. AutoCad experience is preferred.  Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.  Professional engineer’s license or ability to obtain is desired.  Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted if they are accompanied by an application.

Applications can be downloaded at www.ottawacorc.com

Benize County Road Commission seeks truck driver as of 6/4/2019

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 6/4/2019

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.

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions as of 6/4/2018

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.

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.