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.

Iosco County Road Commission seeks manager director as of 4/11/2019

The Iosco County Road Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Managing Director.

The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge in budgeting, planning, cost accounting methods and Act 51. The successful candidate must also have excellent verbal and written skills, the ability to communicate accurately and professionally, sound negotiation skills, computer literate and possess the ability to work well with employees, local, state and federal government officials, the business community, residency and other stake holders.

Candidates must have five years of experience in public roads/transportation management.

Salary and benefit package commensurate with experience and education.

To be considered for this position please send your resume to:

Kara Coleman, Finance Director
Iosco County Road Commission
3939 West M-55
Tawas City, MI 48761

The application deadline date is Friday, April 26, 2019.

The Iosco County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Eaton County Road Commission seeks heavy truck operators as of 4/11/2019

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for positions in Labor Group II – Heavy Truck operators. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience operating tandem axle trucks, familiarity with the operation of road maintenance and construction equipment, and a commercial drivers license Class A. Starting salary for the position is $18.98/hour with a competitive benefit package.

Qualified candidates should respond by May 10, 2019 to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI 48813. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Monroe County Road Commission seeks certified mechanic as of 4/11/2019

CERTIFIED MECHANIC Full time position with an excellent benefit package. Experience working with medium to heavy duty trucks or equipment. Certification required, knowledge of welding, A/C and preventative maintenance a plus. CDL Class A with tanker endorsement must be acquired within 100 days of date of hire. Between $19.76 and $21.36 per hour, depending on the shift worked, with regular wage increases. Paid sick,vacation and holidays. EOE Receive application in person or at www.mcrcmi.org.

Send application to HR Director, Monroe Co. Road Commission, 840 S. Telegraph Rd.,Monroe, MI 48161or email to cregis@mcrcmi.org

Benize County Road Commission seeks seasonal summer workers as of 4/10/2019

The Benzie County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants to fill two positions for temporary seasonal summer work. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and a high school diploma or GED. This position will be 40 hours a week from June through August. Starting wage is $11.00/hour. Applicant 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.

Benize County Road Commission seeks truck driver as of 4/10/2019

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 4/10/2019

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.

Ottawa County Road Commission seeks finance administrator as of 4/9/2019

The Ottawa County Road Commission is seeking a candidate to fill the position of a Finance Administrator.  Under the supervision of the Finance Director, this position monitors the accounting functions such as payables, receivables, and budgets along with special reports required by the state.  The position will also collaborate between all departments optimizing processes and procedures in relations to purchasing, inventory, fleet maintenance, etc.  The role will include assisting the Finance Director with continued cost savings initiatives, as well as updating technology processes within the entire organization.  Qualifications include a four (4) year business/Accounting degree with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience preferably in the public sector.    Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted if they are accompanied by an application.   Applications can be downloaded at www.ottawacorc.com

Presque Isle County Road Commission seeks two truck drivers as of 4/3/2019

The Presque Isle County Road Commission will accept applications for two Truck Driver positions; to perform road maintenance and construction activities. Requirements include a High School degree or GED equivalent and a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with a Class A CDL endorsement. Minimum two years related experience. Applications will be accepted until Monday, April 22, 2019. A copy of the job description and the required application are available at the Road Commission office located at 657 South Bradley Highway, Rogers City, Michigan. Office hours are from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The Presque Isle County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ingham County Road Department seeks project engineer as of 4/1/2019

The Ingham County Road Department seeks applicants for the position of project engineer.

Click here for more information.

City of Grand Ledge seeks assistant superintendent as of 3/29/2019

DPS – Assistant Superintendent(s) – City of Grand Ledge

The City of Grand Ledge Public Services Department is looking to hire an Assistant Public Services Superintendent and an Assistant Public Works Superintendent. For full details, application, and instructions, please visit www.cityofgrandledge.com/how-do-i/apply/employment.

Emmet County Road Commission seeks mechanic as of 3/26/2019

The Emmet County Road Commission will receive applications for employment until Tuesday, April 23, 2019 for one (1) full-time Mechanic.  Applicants must possess, at a minimum, a high school education or equivalent, and at least one year of work related experience.  Advanced training or experience in electronics and computer diagnostics is preferred.  Previous work experience in the field of truck and heavy equipment maintenance is required.  All applicants must obtain a Group ‘A’ CDL with endorsement ‘N’ within 120 days of date of hire.

A copy of the job description and application is available at the Road Commission office location at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Harbor Springs, MI or on our website at www.emmetcrc.org.  Applicants must apply using the form provided.  Office hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Emmet Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Mecosta County Road Commission seeks engineering technician intern as of 3/25/2019

The Mecosta County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Engineering Technician I until the position is filled. This is seasonal work is typically required from May to September.  A 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, MI  49307, or by email at akailing@mecostaroads.org.

Mecosta County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Genesee County Road Commission seeks seasonal employees as of 3/25/2019

Applications/resumes are being accepted from college students for Summer Seasonal positions for the months of May – August to perform pothole patching, flagging for traffic control, shoveling, painting, roadside clean up, hauling brush, general road maintenance labor.  May work in extremely hot weather conditions, climb ladders, lift up to 50 lbs and while climbing/walking on uneven terrain.  Must be 18 or older, possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License and provide proof you are currently enrolled in college full time for the fall semester.  Applicants should apply in the Human Resources Office, or mail resume to:  Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503 or email to rmullin@gcrc.org.  Applications/resumes will be accepted until the positions are filled.  EOE

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks a project engineer as of 3/21/2019

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position of Project Engineer who maintains a Professional Engineer license or objective to achieve.

The Project Engineer responds to questions from contractors, developers, engineers, road commission staff, and the general public regarding road commission policies and specifications. Other duties include developing plans, specifications and estimates for road, culvert and bridge design projects; inspecting construction projects in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with approved plans; preparing bid documents and specifications for contracted work; and performing special assignments. Assists with traffic engineering including data management, analysis and reporting. Reviews preliminary plats, construction plans, and final plats for approval. 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 Project Engineer position to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com or USPS to RCKC, 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 by April 19, 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: $ 70,879

EOE

Ionia County Road Commission seeks transportation maintenance worker as of 3/4/2019

The Ionia County Road Commission seeks applicants for the position of transportation maintenance worker.

Click here for more information.

Cass County Road Commission seeks equipment repair, building and grounds supervisor as of 3/4/2019

The Cass County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Equipment Repair, Building and Grounds Supervisor. Under the general direction of the Superintendent, this person will supervise various assigned functions of the daily operations of the road commission.

Coordination closely with the Superintendent, this person will be responsible for assisting with the following tasks and activities (not all inclusive):

  • Assist with employee development, coaching and personnel issues
  • Assist with scheduling of winter operations
  • Coordinate with engineering staff as needed on projects and programs
  • Ensure MIOSHA compliance
  • Oversee and review permits
  • Plan and execute summer and winter projects and programs
  • Responding to emergency calls as needed
  • Schedule daily work crews and workdays
  • Schedule equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Work with union employees
  • Other duties as assigned

This candidate must possess strong public relation skills in dealing with employees, townships officials and the community.

Background must include a broad knowledge of heavy equipment repair, building and ground maintenance with experience in the public sector.

Must possess a valid driver’s license .CDL preferred.

Educational requirements include at least a high school diploma and a minimum associate’s degree with additional higher education preferred.

Salary and benefit package is commensurate with experience and education.

Please submit a letter of interest/resume to Steven Lucas in a sealed envelope to PO BOX 68, Cassopolis, MI 49031 or by email at slucas@casscoroad.com.

The Cass County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ingham County Road Department seeks seasonal engineering assistant as of 2/15/2019

ENGINEERING ASSISTANT

Temporary / Seasonal – FULL-Time

(Expect 40 hours per week, overtime is possible)

May 2019 through November 2019

(Dates are subject to change, extended vacations are not allowed June through August)

Hourly Salary: $15.00 – $20.00 / hour – commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, On-Line Application

Responsibilities:  

Under the supervision of the Design Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Sign & Signal Shop Supervisor, or Director of Engineering will perform all types of engineering related tasks including, but not limited to, topographic surveying, construction staking, construction inspection, computer database input, computer assisted drafting, quantity measurement and calculations, printing, traffic volume and turning data collection, collection and logging of Road Department infrastructure information, and updating inventory maps.

Location:  Ingham County Road Department, Administration Building, 301 Bush Street, Mason.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to walk on various types of terrain and work outside in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods, bend and squat repeatedly.
  • Must be able to drive construction stakes with an eight-pound sledge hammer.
  • Will be exposed to road and bridge construction sites.
  • Will be exposed to hot mix asphalt, fresh concrete, diesel engine fumes, and work in and around construction materials and machinery.
  • Must be able to lift weights in excess of 50 pounds.

Employment Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid Michigan Driver’s License and reliable transportation to assigned office building.  Must be able and willing to work from dawn to dusk, weekends, and holidays. Must successfully pass a comprehensive drug screening and physical exam. Civil engineering coursework, computer proficiency, and land survey methods experience preferred.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter and resumé online at: http://pe.ingham.org/JOBOPPORTUNITIES/CurrentJobOpenings.aspx

EOE

Branch County Road Commission seeks a mechanic as of 2/1/2019

Branch County Road Commission is seeking a Mechanic to repair and maintain all vehicles and equipment owned by the road commission.  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, maintain a valid Michigan Operators License, CDL, Class B with air brakes, and a DOT physical.  Must be able to troubleshoot and repair diesel and gas engine, computer-controlled systems, transmission, clutch, differential, hydraulic and load sense systems, 12 & 24 volt electrical systems, wheels, tires and air brakes.  Perform preventative maintenance inspections, repair and fabricate body, cab and suspension systems, welding and fabrication with arc welder and cutting with acetylene/oxygen torch and plasma cutter.  Education/Experience-vocational school or equivalent with 3 years related experience or 5 year related experience as a skilled mechanic.  Complete job description and application are available by email to bcrcpierson@cbpu.com or at 23 E Garfield Ave, Coldwater MI 49036.   Applications accepted until position is filled.

Calhoun County Road Department seeks mechanic as of 1/18/2019

Under the general direction of the Road Department Fleet Manager, provides repair and maintenance for County Road Department vehicles and equipment. Tools are provided by the Road Department.

Starting Wage: $20.28

Minimum Requirements: Completion of a standard high school diploma or equivalent. Completion of specialized mechanic training preferred. Specialized or technical training equivalent to the first year of college in vocational technology, automotive maintenance, or equivalent. Three to five years of experience as a mechanic. Experience in maintaining and repairing road operation vehicles preferred. State of Michigan Mater Auto/Truck Certification preferred. Valid MI Operator’s License, CDL Class B with Air Brakes, and DOT Physical Card.

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters Local 214

Location: Road Department – Marshall

Position Opening: 12/10/18 Position Closing: Until Filled

Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered as having applied for this position. Please apply on line at http://www.calhouncountymi.gov by completing the Calhoun County Employment Application, along with uploading a current resume and letter of interest. A job description will be available upon request. EEO Employer.

Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks to fill several positions as of 1/14/2019

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

Heavy truck driver
Mechanic
Engineer technician – construction
Civil engineer, PE

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

Branch County Road Commission seeks a manager or engineer manager as of 1/9/2019

The Branch County Road Commission, located in Coldwater, Michigan, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Manager or Engineer-Manager.

Ideal candidate must have project planning and development ability, understanding of human resource management, union labor relations, contract negotiation, strong communication and interpersonal skills.   Knowledge of roads, bridge construction, maintenance, finance and budgeting..  Knowledge of Michigan Transportation Funding, understanding of local, state and federal highway financing is a plus.  Applicants must have Bachelor degree in business administration with construction experience or Bachelor of Science in civil engineering; or equivalent; with 5-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of road commission and county parks. For complete job description, application and additional information, contact Branch County Road Commission at 517-278-2022.  Salary range negotiable based on qualifications. Applications and resumes should be addressed to Branch County Road Commission, 23 E Garfield Ave., Coldwater MI 49036 or bcrcpierson@cbpu.com.   The Branch County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications accepted until filled.

Ottawa County Road Commission seeks a civil engineer as of 1/8/2019

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

Delta County Road Commission seeks a county highway engineer as of 12/13/2018

TITLE: County Highway Engineer

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The position of Co. Hwy. Engineer requires Supervision and Administration within a diversified area of Public Works Projects.  Work involves overall responsibility for developing, coordinating, reviewing, and evaluating road commission projects and ongoing work of the engineering unit. Work is performed in accordance with the overall departmental policies and accepted professional standards but with latitude for the exercise of independent judgment in solving problems that arise within the delegated area of authority. Administrative and technical direction is provided to employees in the engineering unit. The work is performed under general administrative direction of the Superintendent or Manager. Work originates as the result of programs or projects undertaken by the Commission or directly in response to public complaints.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Supervises and participates in the surveying pertaining to roads, bridges, or culvert construction.

Designs and supervises the design of complex roads, culverts, and asphalt overlays used in the public works and maintenance projects.

Supervises the construction of roads and other projects. Makes necessary changes in construction plans as project work continues.

Determines ownership of land to be used for construction; makes preliminary surveys to establish ownership; writes property descriptions for acquisition purposes.

Prepares and submits various funding request applications; develops and submits planning and programming documents.

Prepares permit applications for wetland and stream crossing impacts and oversees other environmental concerns such as underground storage tanks, salt storage, etc.

Performs dam safety inspections per MDEQ requirements, or the ability to acquire this certification.

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

ESSENTIAL JOB ELEMENTS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS (ADA):

Physical Mobility – Ability to walk extended distances and climb stairs or ramps to access Commission and other work related locations and facilities.

Vision and Sight – Ability to read instructions, directions, and similar written information in letters, memoranda, forms and other documents.

Hearing and Speaking – Ability to converse orally with standard telephones and radios to receive and communicate information to employees and the public.

Agility and Movement – Ability to lift, push, pull, and manipulate tools, equipment, supplies, and other objects often weighing upwards to 50 pounds.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and three years of increasingly responsible, professional civil engineering experience, preferably in public works design and construction, preferably involving some supervisory responsibility.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Registered to practice civil engineering by the State of Michigan Board of Engineering Examiners or the ability to become registered.

NOTE:

The above job description has been developed based on the guidelines defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990).

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions as of 11/30/2018

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.

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks a manager as of 11/16/2018

Looking for a fun and challenging leadership role in the Northern Michigan area?

The Road Commission of Grand Traverse County is looking for a dynamic individual who has a good sense of humor and strong work ethic to lead this approximately 50-person organization it mission to provide safe and efficient road systems for County residents.

Grand Traverse County is located in northern Lower Michigan and is a popular resort town. It is known for its year-round outdoor activities including boating, hunting, skiing, fishing and golf. In addition, Grand Traverse County boasts a number of wineries, breweries, restaurants and cultural facilities such as Interlochen Center for the Arts.

The Road Commission has been providing County services for over 100 years. The Manager role, which is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Road Commission, reports directly to the five-person Road Commission Board.  This role manages an annual budget of $20 to $25 million, in addition to major projects, for this independently run organization.

The Grand Traverse County road system is comprised of 251 primary, 750 local and 224 State miles of road. The Road Commission is housed in a modern facility built in 2001 that features 6,000 sq. ft. of administrative offices, 15,800 sq. ft. of equipment storage, 10,000 T salt storage barn and a MDEQ/EPA approved fueling depot.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, adaptable leader who has a successful history of leading engineering, road maintenance or construction management organizations. A bachelor’s degree is required in public administration, civil engineering, construction management or related fields. Significant executive-level experience in complex organizations required. Strong financial management and interpersonal skills required with broad understanding of road construction and maintenance highly desirable. High motivation, visionary leadership and a record of innovations are also considered important.

Salary is negotiable, depending upon qualifications and experience.  Exceptional benefit offered.

For more information, go to www.gtcrc.org

To apply send completed application, cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@gtcrc.org

Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate; final interviews conducted in public. EEO/ADA

Cass County Road Commission seeks a supervisor as of 11/16/2018

The Cass County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Supervisor. Under the general direction of the Superintendent, this person will supervise various assigned functions of the daily operations of the road commission. Coordination closely with the Superintendent, this person will be responsible for assisting with the following tasks and activities (not all inclusive):

  • Assist with employee development, coaching and personnel issues
  • Assist with winter operations
  • Coordinate with engineering staff as needed on projects and programs
  • Ensure MIOSHA compliance
  • Oversee asphalt plant and mining operations
  • Oversee and review permits
  • Plan and execute summer and winter projects and programs.
  • Responding to emergency calls as needed
  • Schedule daily work crews and workdays
  • Schedule equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Work with union employees
  • Other duties as assigned

This candidate must possess strong public relations skills in dealing with employees, township officials and the community. Background must include a broad knowledge of road construction and maintenance with experience in the public sector. Knowledge and experience in the asphalt industry and mining operations. Certification of aggregate testing and hot mix asphalt quality control/quality assurance certification.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Educational requirements include at least a high school diploma and a minimum associate degree with additional higher education preferred. Salary and benefit package is commensurate with experience and education.

Please submit a letter of interest/resume to Steven Lucas in a sealed envelope to PO Box 68, Cassopolis MI 49031 or by email at slucas@casscoroad.com

The Cass County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer