The City of Jackson only accepts applications and resumes for posted job openings. If you are interested in working for the City of Jackson and would like to submit general information about yourself for future job openings, you may complete a skills card. Skills cards are kept on file for one year and may be updated as needed.
The City of Jackson also has temporary, part-time and summer positions. You may complete an application for these positions by clearly marking the application as temporary.
To apply, please complete and sign the City of Jackson job application packet. Please send the signed documents to the Personnel Department via fax or U.S. mail. Applicants may e-mail their information, but are required to follow-up with a signed paper copy.
CITY OF JACKSON, MICHIGAN
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND LABOR RELATIONS
Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic
Under the general supervision of a higher classified employee, works an assigned shift to operate and/or maintain wastewater treatment plant equipment to assure conformance to acceptable standards. This includes preliminary, primary, and secondary wastewater treatment process equipment as well as wastewater solids process equipment, such as sludge thickeners and anaerobic digesters. Also may be assigned to perform maintenance and inspection of pumping stations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. Such statements are descriptive and explanatory but not restrictive. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. The listing of particular examples of duties does not preclude the assignment of other tasks of related kind of character or of lesser skills.
Physical Aspects of Job:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, talk, and hear. The employee must be able to squat, stoop, kneel, and climb steps. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds of material. The employee must grip tools with hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must also be able to enter, exit, and operate a motor vehicle.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works both indoors and outdoors. The employee may work near moving mechanical equipment. The employee works with hazardous chemicals and irritants, using appropriate personal protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
Minimum Qualifications and/or Requirements: Must possess valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record at time of appointment and must maintain during employment in this classification. High school education and three (3) years experience in operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment including industrial size pumps, motors and compressors; or equivalent combination of job related education and experience.
In addition to the above requirements, all City positions require: the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language as necessary for their position; the ability to follow written and oral instructions; and the ability to get along with other employees and members of the public. City employees are also expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment with the City; and must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of their position without excessive absences.
Weighted Selection System:
Written Examination (passing = 70% or better) 40%
Work Related Experience 20%
Recent Performance Evaluation/Letter of Recommendation 5%
Salary Schedule: Grade 306
Employees Hired Full-Time ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2012, THE FOLLOWING TIER II SALARY SCHEDULE WOULD APPLY:
Step 1 Step 1 1/2 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
$28,243/yr $28,720/yr $29,197/yr $30,182/yr $31,203/yr $32,258/yr
Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
$33,347/yr $34,474/yr $35,637/yr $36,843/yr $38,087/yr
Successful candidate must have and maintain residence within 20 miles of City within one (1) year of hire date. Inquiries, resumes, and applications may be directed to City of Jackson, Personnel & Labor Relations Department, 120 W. Michigan Ave., Room 702, Jackson, MI 49201; fax (517) 788-4404; or email: email@example.com. Applicationscan be found at www.cityofjackson.org/personnel and will be received until 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 8, 2014. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED CITY OF JACKSON APPLICATION.
(The City of Jackson does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, handicapped or marital status as to: access, availability, employment, or participation in any of its programs and activities.)