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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

Job applications are provided in PDF format.


Parks Repair

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

 

PARKS REPAIR

(Parks & Forestry / Cemetery)

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform a variety of equipment repair tasks, such as inspecting, repairing and rebuilding equipment including electrical equipment, light engines, tractors and other power-driven units, as well as, Equipment Operator I duties related to the Cemetery Division.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks & Forestry Supervisor and/or the Cemetery 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  Perform equipment repair work involving light engines, tractors, lawn mowers, weed whips, chain saws, etc.

Ø  Adjust, repair and replace parts in engines, transmissions, differentials, and other equipment on tractors and various pieces of equipment.

Ø  Inspect equipment, analyze trouble and plan sequence of repair operations.

Ø  Perform bumping, painting, heating, drilling, bolting, welding, brazing, soldering or cutting operations.

Ø  Make repairs to the electrical systems of automotive and power-driven equipment.

Ø  Inspect bodies and replace body units and fixtures.

Ø  Reline and adjust brakes and make repairs to hydraulic systems.

Ø  Perform motor tune-ups on all types of equipment.

Ø  Perform front-end alignment, balance wheels, repair tires and replace shock absorbers.

Ø  Operate a variety of power operated and hand tools used in maintenance work.

Ø  Prepare records and reports.

Ø  Install, maintain and repair electrical equipment and devices including wiring, motors, switches, relays and other electrical equipment.

Ø  Perform electrical tests to determine causes of electrical failures.

Ø  Maintain records and wiring diagrams.

Ø  Perform preventive maintenance on motors, relays, switches and other electrical equipment.

Ø  Troubleshoot electrical failures.

Ø  Will be assigned Equipment Operator I duties in the Cemetery as required by the Cemetery Supervisor or other designated official.  Including, but not limited to, burial preparation and burial internment.

Ø  Perform related work as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and equipment used in maintaining, repairing and rebuilding a variety of Parks maintenance type and other power-driven equipment.

Ø  Thorough knowledge of internal combustion engines, automotive electricity, transmissions, differentials, and other component of automotive equipment.

Ø  Knowledge of welding and cutting techniques.

Ø  Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in automotive repair and maintenance activities.

Ø  Ability to analyze and repair mechanical failures.

Ø  Mechanical aptitude.

Ø  Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and devices.

Ø  Ability to work effectively with others.

 

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  Several years of responsible experience in repairing and overhauling small engines and other automotive and power-driven equipment.

Ø  Several years experience in vehicle electrical system repair work.

Ø  Full set of mechanic's tools required.

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

Ø  Formal and/or certified technical training in the following areas:

1.    Training in basic welding practices including oxygen acetylene, electric arc and MIG welding principles and procedures, familiarity with American Welding Society testing procedures.  Welding certification is preferred.

2.    Training in the maintenance and repair of basic gasoline engine and diesel engine operation.

3.    Training in the operation and maintenance of basic hydraulic and pneumatic components and circuits.    

4.    Training in basic industrial electricity and having gained the skills necessary to safely, effectively, and efficiently repair, trouble-shoot, and maintain electrical circuits and components up to and including 600 volts following standardized lockout/tagout procedures.

 

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:  Wednesday, May 27, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 14.65 - $ 20.93 per hour

                        (Additional $1.00/hour compensation for possession of a welding certification.)

 

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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Utilities Repair

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

 

UTILITIES REPAIR

(WasteWater Treatment Plant)

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled activities in the repair, maintenance or rebuilding of mechanical and electrical equipment; to perform related work as required.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the supervision of a 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  Adjust, repair and replace parts in electric motors and motor starters.

Ø  Operate drill presses, grinders, pipe cutters and threaders, electric welding equipment, welding and cutting torches, and a variety of hand tools.

Ø  Operate lathe and Bridgeport to fabricate and/or repair needed parts and equipment within designated tolerances.

Ø  Perform routine electrical repairs.

Ø  Make repairs to blowers, sludge pumps, grit collectors, scum collectors, chemical feeders, and rotary screen thickeners.

Ø  Lubricate plant machinery, change oil and filters when necessary.

Ø  Remove, replace and clean large iron piping.

Ø  Use hoists and pulleys in moving and installing heavy equipment.

Ø  Disassemble and repair pumps, valves, compressors and other mechanical equipment.

Ø  Operate trucks and other mechanical equipment as required.

Ø  Disassemble and make repairs to hot water supply systems.

Ø  Paint wood, metal or masonry as required.

Ø  Repair cement work.

Ø  Clean and replace electrodes and probes.

Ø  Clean, unplug, repack and lubricate pumps.

Ø  Service remote pumping stations and generators.

Ø  Replace bushings and bearings on equipment and machinery.

Ø  Perform building and grounds maintenance work as required.

Ø  Prepare records and reports.

Ø  Perform inspections and calibrations on precision machinery using precision mechanical measurement devices.

Ø  Repair pneumatic operation cylinders and related control equipment.

Ø  Perform related work as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Thorough knowledge of the tools, materials, methods and practices used in the repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Ø  Knowledge of welding techniques; electric and gas.

Ø  Demonstrate a thorough attainment of mechanical skills and aptitudes.

Ø  Physical agility; ability to climb ladders and enter confined spaces safely and with ease.

Ø  Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electric schematics.

Ø  Initiative and resourcefulness in solving mechanical problems and evaluating the performance of simple and complicated machinery.

Ø  Ability to prepare accurate records.

Ø  Knowledge of safety equipment and practices used when working with hazardous chemicals, gases, or wastewater constituents, including  full-face respirators and hazardous gas detectors; ability and knowledge to implement local and MIOSHA safety requirements while working in enclosed spaces and with hazardous chemicals or gases.

Ø  Ability to work effectively with the public and 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 experience in work involving a wide variety of mechanical repair and maintenance activities.

Ø  Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator=s) and a valid Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL), Group A/Air with a Tanker AN@ endorsement.

Ø  Formal and/or certified technical training in the following areas:

1.    Training in basic welding practices including oxygen acetylene, electric arc and MIG welding principles and procedures, familiarity with American Welding Society testing procedures.  Welding certification is preferred.

2.    Training in the maintenance and repair of basic gasoline engine and diesel engine operation.

3.    Training in the operation and maintenance of basic hydraulic and pneumatic components and circuits.  

4.    Training in basic industrial electricity and having gained the skills necessary to safely, effectively, and efficiently repair, trouble-shoot, and maintain electrical circuits and components up to and including 600 volts following standardized lockout/tagout procedures.                           

 

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, June 1, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 14.65 - $ 20.93 per hour

                        (Additional $1.00/hour compensation for possession of a welding certification.)

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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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

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

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform technical, semi-skilled and labor work in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical systems in a wastewater treatment plant; to perform laboratory analysis, maintain records and perform related work as required; to operate an analog process control computer; to calculate and implement pumping and chemical application rates.  Monitor, maintain and adjust a complex biological reactor treatment process.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the supervision of the facility superintendent 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  Work swing shift schedules.

Ø  Perform scheduled inspections on machines, equipment, and pumps in a wastewater treatment plant, interpreting information from gauges, charts, laboratory test results and process computer outputs.

Ø  Read and record weather conditions and various flow and treatment data.

Ø  Stand watch in an operations control room and take appropriate action to respond to changes in flows, changes in effluent quality, interruptions in electric or gas supply, computer or process control malfunctions, and computer alarm points.

Ø  Operate raw sewage pumps, bar screens, grit removal equipment, sampling pumps, primary clarifiers, skimmers, flights, primary effluent pumps, complete mix biological reactors, activated sludge clarifiers, chlorination and/or de-chlorination equipment, compressors, pneumatic flow control systems, chemical metering equipment, sludge pumps, and other equipment associated with the routine operation of a secondary wastewater treatment plant.

Ø  Take wastewater samples according to correct protocols and perform analysis for:  heavy metals by colorimetric methods, suspended and total solids, biochemical and carbonaceous oxygen demand concentrations, pH, temperature, fecal coliform counts, microorganism identification and quantification, dissolved oxygen levels.

Ø  Conduct tours for visitors of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Ø  Perform various equipment and building maintenance and repair tasks at a Wastewater Treatment Plant or in remote pumping stations.

Ø  Clean and maintain buildings and equipment; wash floors, pits, tanks, walls, windows, pumps, machinery; adjust pump packings and sealing water supplies.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods used in Wastewater Treatment Plant operations for secondary treatment in a Michigan "Class A" plant.

Ø  Knowledge of machines, equipment, and materials used in a Wastewater Treatment Plant utilizing biological secondary treatment with PO4 reduction.

Ø  Knowledge of chemical and physical processes involved in treatment utilizing chemical and biological pollutant reduction and removal techniques.

Ø  Knowledge of laboratory practices prescribed by the facility superintendent or promulgated in "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater," and other practices associated with the operation of a "Class A" secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Ø  Knowledge of safety equipment and practices used when working with hazardous chemicals, gases, or wastewater constituents, including full-face respirator and hazardous gas detectors; ability and knowledge to implement local and MIOSHA safety requirements while working in enclosed spaces and with hazardous chemicals or gases.

Ø  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction, including those of a technical nature.

Ø  Ability to service and make repairs and adjustments to pumps, chemical feed systems, and other equipment.

Ø  Ability to maintain logs, records, perform routine laboratory tests and appropriate arithmetic calculations.

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  Additional formal training in the sciences and electronic data processing.

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

Ø  Experience in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant or in related work.

Ø  Certificate from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (MDNRE) to operate a Class B plant desirable.

Ø  Certificate from the MDNRE to operate a Class C plant required.

Ø  Class C certification from the MDNRE requirement may be waived when no applicant meets certification requirement but not beyond applicant's first opportunity to write for certification, when such opportunity is offered by the MDNRE.

 

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, June 19, 2015

 

Salary range: $ 14.78 - $ 21.11 per 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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Crossing Guard - Seasonal

 The City of Port Huron is currently accepting applications for the following seasonal employment opportunity:

  School Crossing Guard

DUTIES & QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Assist elementary age children in safely crossing locations near their school.
  • Work assignments are near the City’s Elementary Schools.
  • Work approximately 2.9 hours per day; Monday – Friday (all scheduled school days).
  • Schedule: 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and personal telephone number is required.
  • Satisfaction of working with and helping children

WAGE:

  • $8.15 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • Open until filled

 ** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **




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