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Full-time Employment Opportunities


Firefighters: Dearborn Heights is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.

Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age or older, and possess a valid, non-restricted MI driver's license. Must present at time of application: College transcripts indicating 60 hours completed (unofficial transcript is sufficient for application purposes); Firefighter I and II certification or completion of Fire Academy ; valid State of Michigan Paramedic License; and Certification from CWW Firefighter testing program (written and physical agility).

ASSESSOR:

The City of Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, is seeking applications for the position of City Assessor. Five years progressively responsible experience and Level III certification required. Must present credentials at time of application. Experience with BS&A preferred. Cover letter, resume, and official City application is required and may be obtained at www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us/HR.cfm or you may apply in-person. Please address your salary requirement in the cover letter. The application deadline is April 15, 2015 and should be submitted to the Human Resource Department. 

To Apply: An official application must be submitted and may be obtained online at http://www.egovlink.com/public_documents300/dearbornheights/published_documents/Forms/HR/Employment%20Application_Police_Fire.pdf or in person at Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications will be accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All documents listed above under "Qualifications" must be submitted at the time of application as well. Incomplete application packets cannot be accepted. Complete application packets must be received by 4:00 pm, Wednesday, August 20.

Hiring Process: Must pass written exam, oral interview, background investigation, post-offer psychological exam, drug screen, and physical examination.

Starting salary: $33,843 plus benefits after 90 days

LABORER:

Must be 18 years or older. HS diploma or GED. Must present at time of application: (1) official City application and (2) Temporary Instruction Permit for a Commercial Driver's License group B with air brake endorsement. Must have and maintain a valid State of Michigan Driver's License Group B with air brake endorsement at the end of 6 month probationary period. Salary: $27,397.54 plus benefits.

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

Applications must be submitted in-person at the Human Resource Department no later than Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Qualified candidates will be registered for the Civil Service Examination at the time of application.

 

MECHANIC

Must be 18 years of age, high school diploma/GED, valid driver's license with good record. Must present at time of application a valid Michigan State Mechanic certification and a temporary Michigan State Commercial Driver's License Group B with an air brake endorsement. Must have and maintain valid CDL at the end of the six-month probationary period. Stating pay $29,900 plus benefits. An official application must be submitted and may be obtained online.

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

 

POLICE OFFICER:

Must be 18 years of age and posses a valid, non-restricted MI driver’s license. Must present at time of application: College transcripts indicating 60 hours of college credit in criminal justice or related, proof of completion of the Police Academy or proof of current enrollment in the Academy, and document from MCOLES proving certification or ability to be certified. Starting pay $36,160 plus benefits. An official application must be submitted IN PERSON and may be obtained online at http://www.egovlink.com/public_documents300/dearbornheights/published_documents/Forms/HR/Employment%20Application_Police_Fire.pdf or from Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights.

 

ACT 78 CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview with a score of 70% of higher.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

Applications must be received by the Human Resource Department by  4:00 p.m. on April 15, 2015. Again, candidates must apply in person, so they can be registered for the Civil Service Written Examination at the time of application.


Part-time Employment Opportunities

 

Custodian: Performs custodial functions at the City's Recreation facilities. Required to work evenings and weekends. 

 Must also have a valid Michigan Driver's license. Wage to be determined depending on qualifications.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 

Bus Driver: Needed to drive on senior trips on part-time basis. Must have a valid Michigan Driver's chauffeur license or CDL with a P-endorsement. Wage to be determined depending on qualifications.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 

Building Inspector: Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in inspection and enforcement to determine compliance with all applicable ordinances as we as accepted standards related to building projects through the City. Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Building & Engineering Director.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Registered building inspectors are required to have 4 years of experience (at least 8,320 hours) within the last 12 years, must have a building inspector licenses with the State of Michigan, and must have Act 54 certification. Must also have a valid Michigan Driver's license.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 

Plumbing Inspector:  Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in inspection and enforcement to determine compliance with all applicable ordinances as well as accepted standards relating to plumbing installations throughout the City. Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Building & Engineering Director.     

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Registered plumbing inspectors are required to have experience 2 years of experience as a licensed journey worker or shall be licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of 2002 PA 733 (formerly 1929 PA 266) and maintain their registration through continuous education requirements that are mandated by state law. Must have valid Michigan Driver's license.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 


The City of Dearborn Heights is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.