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Current Full Time Openings:
Current Part Time Openings:

Applications with resume are required for all full time positions.

They may be dropped off or mailed to:

City of Port Huron
Municipal Office Center
Human Resources Department
100 McMorran Blvd.
Room 201
Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: 810-984-9723

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer • Equal Housing Opportunity

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Planning Director

THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

PLANNING DIRECTOR

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To oversee the operations of the Planning Department, Community Development Division, Building Inspection Division, Code Enforcement Division, Rental Certification Division; to provide professional assistance to related Boards and Commissions; to provide assistance in areas of economic development, neighborhood redevelopment, and other tasks at the request of the City Manager.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the direction of the City Manager.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Direct supervision and guidance provided to all staff members of the Planning, Community Development, Building Inspection, Code Enforcement and Rental Certification Divisions and other personnel as deemed necessary by the City Manager.

 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following:  (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

 

Ø  Facilitate and promote physical, social and economic development of the City.

Ø  Develop comprehensive plans for the growth and redevelopment of the City, including land use, zoning, transportation, parks, neighborhoods, commercial and economic development.

Ø  Write and administer grant proposals, federal, state and local funding documents and related procedures.

Ø  Oversee federal, state and local audits and monitoring procedures for related programs.

Ø  Analyze site location plans for private and public developments.

Ø  Prepare reports and recommendations for City Manager, City Council, Boards and Commissions.

Ø  Serve on and attend meetings (daytime and evening) as City staff liaison, provide staff support for several boards and commissions, including but not limited to:  Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic District Commission, Rental Certification Board of Appeals, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Local Development Finance Authority, Tax Increment Authority, Downtown Development Authority, Council on Aging, MainStreet, and others as deemed necessary.

Ø  Meet with concerned citizens, public and private interest groups, investors and potential developers regarding various topics of interest or potential community projects.

Ø  Prepare division budgets, supervise staff and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, ordinance revisions, presentations and website/social media updates.

Ø  Other related duties that may arise or deemed necessary by the City Manager.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Knowledge and working experience in the principles of City planning, community development, economic development, building inspection and code enforcement.

Ø  Proven track record of administering Code Enforcement Division and Inspection Division.

Ø  Ability to analyze technical data, review site plans, interpret federal and state regulations.

Ø  Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.

Ø  Creative thinker with background in community participation and engagement.

Ø  Strong people skills and ability to effectively work with diverse interest groups.

Ø  Strong technology skills, including some experience with GIS and BS&A type software.

 

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

 

Ø  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in the area of Urban Planning, Public Administration, Economic Development or similar degree required. 

Ø  Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.

Ø  American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation preferred.

Ø  Minimum of five years supervisory experience with responsibility over building inspection, trades, code enforcement and zoning administration.

   

To apply:  Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.  A resume must accompany the completed job application.  If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed below.

 

Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

Application deadline:  Monday, July 13, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 75,000 - $ 80,000 annually

 

Benefit package, including:  Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays, healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance, disability income plan, pension program, deferred compensation plan (457) and healthcare savings plan.

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **

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Tree Trimmer

THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

TREE TRIMMER

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform all types of Arboriculture work activities; prune, trim, cultivate, and remove trees and shrubs in streets, parks, cemeteries, and parkways; to operate power saws and other equipment; and to perform related work as required.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks & Forestry Supervisor or other designated official.

                                                                                   

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following:  (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

 

Ø  Arboriculture work activities.

Ø  Plant and transplant trees and shrubs.

Ø  Remove large trees.

Ø  Prune and trim trees to give proper shape and growth.

Ø  Paint tree wounds caused by trimming or accidents.

Ø  Fertilize and cultivate trees and shrubs.

Ø  Assist in tree surgery work.

Ø  Brace, bolt, and guy tree limbs and branches.

Ø  Operate stump chipper, brush chipper, tractors, power saws, trucks, Hi ranger, and other equipment and tools.

Ø  Perform various maintenance and general labor tasks.

Ø  Sharpen saws.

Ø  Prepare records or reports as required.

Ø  Perform related work as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Certified and knowledgeable of proper Arboriculture methods and practices.

Ø  Aerial platform certification.

Ø  Certified in Arbor skills, rigging, electrical hazard identification and rescue while operating an aerial bucket.

Ø  Certified in chainsaw and wood chipper operational safety.

Ø  Certified safety zone management.

Ø  Skill and knowledge for critical decision making for tree removal operations.

Ø  Ability to climb and work effectively at considerable height.

Ø  Physically active and agile.

Ø  Ability to safely operate a variety of light power-driven equipment and hand tools.

Ø  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ø  Ability to work effectively with other employees.

 

An employee in this class, upon appointment, shall have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

 

Ø  Graduation from an accredited high school.

Ø  Reasonable and recent experience in Arboriculture methods and practices.

Ø  Aerial platform certification.

Ø  Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator=s) and a valid Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL), Group B/Air.

Ø  Arborist Skills Safety & Training Certification required.  Requirement may be waived but not beyond applicant’s first opportunity to achieve certification when offered by Employer.

 

Note:  This is a skilled position by nature and will require the individual to have arborist skills.  An arborist skills test may be required.

 

To apply:  Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.  A resume must accompany the completed job application.  If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed below.

 

Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

Application deadline:  Monday, July 20, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 14.43 - $ 20.62 / hour

 

Benefit package, including:  Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays, healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance, disability income plan, pension program, deferred compensation plan (457) and healthcare savings plan.

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **

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Part-time Health & Safety / Training Coordinator

THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

PART-TIME HEALTH & SAFETY / TRAINING COORDINATOR

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To develop and implement safety prevention programs which reduce or eliminate accidents and injuries.  The employee conducts field investigations to reduce risks to employees and citizens.  This position also conducts supervisory and employee training and staff development programs.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  The employee works under the general supervision of the Human Resources Director.

 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

 

Ø  Develop and implement safety, training and accident prevention programs city-wide.

Ø  Schedule and conduct inspections of work sites, shops, facilities and vehicles to detect potential unsafe/hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.

Ø  Recommend corrective or preventative measures, where needed, to reduce accidents and injuries.

Ø  Develop and conduct supervisor and employee training in safety and loss prevention.

Ø  Conduct supervisor and employee training on the City’s CDL and Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program.

Ø  Continually develop and update the city's loss control policies and procedures; develop operating procedures for city-wide use; keep abreast of current developments in training and safety and accident prevention programs; research and analyze trends in safety.

Ø  Work with HR to supply departments with safety literature to disseminate to employees, as needed.

Ø  Chair the Health & Safety Committee, advising members of policy and giving general direction.

Ø  Oversee and/or organize and develop training manuals, reference libraries, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids and other educational materials.

Ø  Provide advice and guidance to managers concerning training and education programs and issues and actions affecting the achievement of goals and objectives.

Ø  Coordinate and assist all departments in their training programs to accomplish stated goals and objectives.

Ø  Perform related duties as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Knowledge of Federal Commercial Driver Drug & Alcohol testing rules.

Ø  Knowledge of the principles and practices of loss control techniques.

Ø  Knowledge of the safety rules and regulations mandated by federal and state law.

Ø  Knowledge of occupational safety policies and procedures

Ø  Knowledge of training principles and practices.

Ø  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ø  Ability to speak effectively before large and small groups on topics related to occupational health and safety.

Ø  Ability to develop and implement training programs.

Ø  Ability to operate a personal computer.

Ø  Ability to prepare reports and make appropriate recommendations.

 

An employee in this classification, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

 

Ø  Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred in a related field.

Ø  Minimum of three (3) years experience in Health & Safety, as well as, organizational development and training.

Ø  Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator=s).

 

To apply:  Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.  A resume must accompany the completed job application.  If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed below.

Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

Application deadline:  Friday, July 10, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 20.00 / hour                       

 

Work schedule:  20 hours/week (flexible schedule); Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **

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