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

 

POLICE OFFICER

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform responsible law enforcement which includes but not limited to the enforcement of laws and ordinances, prevention, detection and investigations of crime and delinquency.  The apprehension of violators, the recovery of property, preservation of order and related police functions.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Field Services Lieutenant or Sergeant or other superior officers.

 

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OR WORK:  The 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  Climb over obstacles; climb through openings; jump down from elevated surfaces; jump over obstacles, ditches and streams; and crawl in confined areas to pursue, search, investigate and/or rescue.

Ø  Conduct searches of buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve walking and/or standing for long periods of time.

Ø  Enter and exit vehicles quickly to perform rescue operations, pursue a suspect or answer an emergency call.

Ø  Operate an emergency vehicle; during the day and night; in emergency and pursuit situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, while exercising due care and caution; and, in congested traffic, unsafe road conditions, and environmental conditions such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.

Ø  Load, aim, and fire handguns, shotguns, and other agency-specific firearms from a variety of body positions in situations that justify the use of deadly force while maintaining emotional control under extreme stress.

Ø  Identify wanted persons and vehicles; and, locate stolen property and identify potential evidence, which requires the ability to distinguish color and perceive shapes.

Ø  Perform law enforcement patrol functions while working rotating shifts and unanticipated overtime.

Ø  Perform tasks which require lifting, carrying, or dragging people or heavy objects while performing arrest, rescue, or general patrol functions.

Ø  Perform searches of persons which involve touching and feeling to detect potential weapons and contraband.

Ø  Pursue fleeing suspects on foot both day and night in unfamiliar terrain.

Ø  Read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the law for purposes of ensuring appropriate officer behavior/response and performing enforcement activities involving the public.

Ø  Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics maneuvers or approved non-lethal weapons.

Ø  Use body force to gain entrance through barriers to search, seize, investigate and/or rescue.

Ø  Conduct initial and follow-up investigations on complaints and crimes.

Ø  Performance of general or specialized patrol duties.

Ø  Responsible for criminal and non-criminal calls for service.

Ø  Perform traffic enforcement duties.

Ø  Provide protection for private and public property.

Ø  Take charge of emergency situations in the absence of a superior officer.

Ø  Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints.

Ø  Manage interpersonal conflicts to maintain order.

Ø  Process crime scenes.

Ø  Exercise independent judgment within legal guidelines, to determine when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree.

Ø  Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants.

Ø  Ability to accurately and completely prepare written reports and forms.

Ø  Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.

Ø  Communicate effectively over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions such as siren usage and high speed vehicle operations.

Ø  Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions, and commands.

Ø  Perform other essential tasks as identified by the employing agency and/or the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards= job-task analysis.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Some knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, codes and ordinances.

Ø  Basic knowledge of modern law enforcement practices, principles and techniques.

Ø  Basic understanding of the relationship and interaction between the law, department rules, regulations, policies and procedures within the framework of collective bargaining agreements and applicable labor law standards.

Ø  Political sensitivity to the department=s role in government and society as a whole.

Ø  Basic knowledge of police skills to properly manage the affairs and responsibilities of the classification.

Ø  The ability to display and exercise a positive and cooperative demeanor towards citizens, fellow employees and other representatives of the criminal justice system, as well as to the policies of the department and the City of Port Huron.

Ø  Adaptability to change and progress.

Ø  Loyal and faithful to the mission and ethical ideals of the department.

Ø  Ability to research problems and to verbally present or write clear, concise, understandable, grammatically correct reports.

Ø  Basic ability to handle crisis situations as they arise.

Ø  Ability to make quick, effective and rational decisions based on aptitude to quickly assimilate information and analyze situations.

 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Ø  High school graduation or GED equivalent and an Associate=s Degree is preferred.

Ø  Completion of state accredited or in-house training academy or pre-service employment qualification from M.C.O.L.E.S. is required.

Ø  Considerable training in self-defense, crowd control, radar usage, precision driving, legal updates, first aid and other law enforcement training is preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Must be 18 years of age.

·         A United States citizen.

·         No felony convictions.

·         Must be able to obtain a valid Michigan operator’s license with an excellent driving record.

·         Must be MCOLES certified or certifiable.

·         Must be able to successfully complete an extensive oral interview(s), as well as, a pre-employment physical, drug screen, hearing test and psychological evaluation.

 

Application Requirements:

·         Application

·         Resume

·         Cover letter

·         Copy of MCOLES certification of eligibility

 

Salary Range:      $45,462 - $60,615 annually; Candidates with prior policing experience may qualify to start at a salary higher than entry level.

 

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)

·         Healthcare savings plan

 

Application Deadline:         Friday, June 28, 2019

 

To Apply: 

·        Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org. 

·         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

 

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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.

 

Working Hours:    8-hour, swing shifts (The WWTP operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.)

 

Salary Range:    $ 15.08 - $ 21.53 hourly

 

Additional Compensation (per the U.W.U.A. Local 532 collective bargaining agreement):

·         WWTP Operator possessing a State of Michigan Class “C” Certification will receive an additional $1.25/hour.

·         WWTP Operator possessing a State of Michigan Class “B” Certification will receive an additional $1.75/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).

·         Healthcare savings plan.

 

Date Posted:  Friday, June 14, 2019

Application Deadline:   Friday, June 28, 2019

 

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 above.

·         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

 

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

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CURRENT, VALID, MICHIGAN COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE (CDL) GROUP A WITH AIR AND A CLEAN DRIVING RECORD.  THOSE NOT POSSESSING THE NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS NEED NOT APPLY.

 

WATER METER TECHNICIAN

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To read and record the readings of water meters, using manual or electronic and/or computerized reading devices; to inspect meters for proper functioning; to perform turning water valves in scheduled, as well as, in emergency situations and related work as required.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the supervision of a foreman and/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  Report cross connections on irrigation systems and domestic services

Ø  Read water meters and record readings.

Ø  Inspect water meters and report leaks, plugged meters or other malfunctions.

Ø  Install, repair and test water meters.

Ø  Turn on and shut off water services and change water meters.

Ø  Operate a forklift truck and other related equipment.

Ø  Report illegal water connections.

Ø  Perform routine custodial operations.

Ø  Perform plumbing related work as required for water meter applications and changes.

Ø  Operate equipment and tools in performing bench repair work.

Ø  Make emergency checks and/or repairs of leaking water meters & report observations.

Ø  Perform & report high consumption & low water pressure complaints.

Ø  Record and post residential and/or commercial and institutional establishments for n/p.

Ø  Perform related work as required.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

 

Ø  Ability to perform job assignments and/or other related tasks in a timely manner.

Ø  Knowledge of the methods and materials used in reading and inspecting water meters.

Ø  Knowledge of the operations of water meters.

Ø  Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records.

Ø  Ability to understand and follow oral and written direction and assignments.

Ø  Skill in the use of hand and power driven tools required in meter maintenance and bench repair work.

Ø  Mechanical aptitude.

Ø  Ability to work effectively with the public and other employees.

Ø  Basic knowledge of computers.

 

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

Ø  Some experience in general mechanical repair or related work.

Ø  Forklift certification.  (Michigan)

Ø  Knowledge in the general procedures of plumbing.

Ø  Confined Space Certification.

 

Working Hours:  Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Salary Range:  $14.54 - $20.77 per hour

 

Physical Demands:                                                                                                                          

·         Ability to enter and work in small confined spaces

o   Example:  Ability to enter a space through a 24 – 26 inch opening

o   Example:  Must be able to work inside a trench up to 14 feet deep

·         Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions

·         Ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time

·         Ability to climb frequently in/out of trenches and equipment

·         Ability to operate water main valves which require physical aptitude

·         Ability to lift and carry various items up to 80 pounds

·         Ability to push and pull various items with ease, sometimes with the aid of a backhoe

·         Exposure to raw sewage, traffic and pressurized water mains/services

·         Ability to lift sewer cleaning tubes up to depths of approximately 30 feet

·         Ability to interact with citizens in a polite and tactful manner

 

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)

·         Healthcare savings plan.

 

Date Posted:  Friday, June 14, 2019

Application Deadline:  Friday, June 28, 2019

 

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 above.

·         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

 

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

 

LIFEGUARD (RECREATION DEPARTMENT)

 

·         Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.

·         Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility.

·         Decision making skills.

·         Recognize and respond calmly, quickly and effectively during emergencies to ensure the safety of all patrons.

·         Provide emergency care and treatment necessary pending the arrival of emergency medical personnel.

·         An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures (training provided).

·         Leadership and public relations skills.

·         Enforces aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations in a firm and impartial manner.

·         Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times.

·         Maintains a high standard of customer service.

·         Respond to inquiries from the public in a professional manner.

·         Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

·         Inspect the facility and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the designated supervisor.

·         Complete required records and reports.

·         Participate in regular in-service training sessions.

·         Maintain fitness level (swimming skills, strength and endurance).

·         Additional duties as assigned.

·         Minimum qualifications include:

o   American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid written exam and certifications.

o   American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer skills test and certification.

o   Successful completion of pre-employment lifeguard knowledge and skills testing.

§  500-yard timed swim in 12 minutes or less.

§  Treading water holding a 10 lb. diving brick with both hands for 1 minute.

§  Surface dive and recover of an object at a 12 ft. depth.

 

Working Hours: 

·         Hours vary.

·         Six month maximum assignment.

 

Physical Demands:  

·         Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions with prolonged periods of sitting, standing and walking.

 

Salary Range: 

·         $ 9.70 - $ 13.00 / hour (depending on age and qualifications)

 

Benefit Package: 

·         Does not include a benefit package.

 

Date Posted:  Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Application Deadline:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019

 

To Apply:

·         Must be 15 years of age or older.

·         Must attach a copy of required certifications upon application. 

·         If you are applying for a Lifeguard Supervisor position, please indicate that on your application.

·         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.

·         If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·         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

 

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

POLICE CADET

·        Accept and prepare preliminary reports of criminal complaints and accidents of a minor nature.

·        Perform specific, limited patrol duties within assigned areas as a visible deterrent.

·        Enforce City ordinances as authorized by the Department.

·        Effectively communicate with people by listening, giving information, directions, etc.

·        Obtain statements from victims,witnesses, and suspects.

·        Serve subpoenas.

·        Maintain log and accurately record all equipment being issued and returned.

·        Monitor security cameras.

·        Keep work area stocked with necessary supplies and equipment.

·        Verify bond money.

·        Log-in persons arrested.

·        Bond-out persons arrested.

·        Prepare supplemental reports.

·        Assist the on-duty command officers or other superior officers when requested.

·        Confiscate/preserve evidence and found property.

·        Perform Parking enforcement, as well as, beach, park and canal patrols; take enforcement action when deemed required.

·        Perform related duties as required.

DesirableQualifications:

·        Attending college, enrolled in law enforcement or related field.

·        Maintain a 2.0 or better GPA.

·      Good moral character with no major contacts with any law enforcement agency.

·        Ability to communicate and interact with fellow employees,other agencies and various types of people.

·        Ability to accurately prepare written reports and forms.

·        Legible handwriting and spelling skills.

·        Ability to maintain a satisfactory work record.

·        Must possess a current, valid State of Michigan Driver License with a good driving record.

·        Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.

Salary Range:

·        Starting wage:       $ 9.45/hour

·        After six months:   $  9.95/hour

·        After first year:      $10.95/hour

Benefit Package: 

·        Does not include a benefit package.

Date Posted:  Thursday, July 26, 2018

Application Deadline:  Friday, December 6, 2019

ToApply: 

·        Must be 18 years of age or older.

·        Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.

·        If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·        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

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

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD 

·        Assist elementary age children in safely crossing locations near their school.

·        Work assignments are near the City’s Elementary Schools.

·        Satisfaction of working with and helping children.

Working Hours:

·        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.

Physical Demands:

·        Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions with prolonged periods of standing and walking. 

Salary:  $9.45 per hour

Benefit Package: 

·        Does not include a benefit package.

Date Posted:  Friday, November 2,2018

Application Deadline:  Friday, December 6, 2019

To Apply: 

·        Must be18 years of age or older.

·        Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and personal telephone number is required.

·     Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org

·      If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·        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

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **