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CLERICAL/BOOKKEEPING ASSISTANT

Starting salary $26,187.59 (based on a four-day per week schedule)
SUMMARY: Provides administrative and clerical support to various municipal departments within the City of Dearborn Heights. Duties would vary according to the department of employment. They may include: dealing with inquires by phone, in writing or in-person; retrieving information from a computerized system, filing and photocopying, producing and sending correspondence, dealing with cash and payments, updating computerized records, providing quality customer service to all residents.

EDUCATIONAL AND DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have two years of secretarial/clerical or bookkeeping experience
 

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.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

LABORER

Starting salary $27,397.54 (based on a four-day per week schedule)
SUMMARY: There are four types of jobs under the laborer classification:
  1. For the Water Department, laborers are responsible to executive and maintain water repair and maintenance tasks.
  2. For the Highway Laborer, laborers are responsible for maintaining and fixing roads.
  3. For the Building Maintenance, laborers are responsible for repairing and maintaining public buildings and parks.
  4. For the Ordinance Department, employees are responsible for code enforcement throughout the City.
Although there are four types of jobs under the laborer classification, employees may be expected to be able to perform duties in all categories. 
 

EDUCATIONAL AND DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver’s License – Class B with a Air Brake Endorsement (temporary is acceptable)
  • Must meet General Government Civil Service Driving Standards
 

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.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a copy of your CDL to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

MECHANIC

Starting salary DOQ
SUMMARY: Provides mechanical service and maintenance on municipal fleet, including the equipment utilized by the Department of Public Works

EDUCATIONAL AND DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have mechanical certification
  • Valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver’s License – Class B with a Air Brake Endorsement (temporary is acceptable)
  • Must meet General Government Civil Service Driving Standards

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.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 5 p.m. You must apply in person to register for the Civil Service written examination.

 

 

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


Part-time Employment Opportunities

 

LIBRARY PARAPROFESSIONAL

Starting Salary: $10.25 per hour

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Library Director or designee, performs a variety of library tasks requiring a working knowledge of library procedures.  Duties may include serving the public as they borrow materials from the library collection, as they return materials, and answer questions from the public about library policies and procedures.  Other duties will include the preparation of materials for addition to the library collections or removal from the collections.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Must have a valid Michigan Drivers License and be able to demonstrate that there are no prohibitions that prevent the use of that license to drive between the two branches of the Dearborn Heights City Library.
  3. Work experience in a library with knowledge of modern library service techniques, practices and principles preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 5 p.m.

 

LIBRARIAN I

Starting Salary: $15.80 per hour

SUMMARY: 

Under the general direction of the Library Director or designee, performs a variety of library tasks requiring a working knowledge of library procedures.  Duties may include planning and conducting age appropriate library programs, assisting patrons with reference and reader’s advisory questions, and assisting with the selection and maintenance of the library collection.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must possess a Master of Library Science or the equivalent from a school of library science accredited by the American Library Association (A.L.A.)
  2. Must have a valid Michigan Drivers License and be able to demonstrate that there are no prohibitions that prevent the use of that license to drive between the two branches of the Dearborn Heights City Library.
  3. Must qualify for state certification from the Library of Michigan as follows –
    1. Librarian’s Permanent Professional Certification, or
    2. Librarian’s Professional Certificate, or
    3. Special Professional Certificate

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a resume detailing your experience to the Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications can be downloaded by clicking www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 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.