City of Taylor

Welcome to Taylor, MI, the capital of the Downriver Detroit area and the "Center of Opportunity." Explore Taylor is the City's newest website where we hope to help connect residents of the community with local businesses, educational institutions, organizations, and entertainment.

We house a complete cross-section of available housing, from new, high-end subdivisions and golf course living, to starter homes in beautiful, affordable safe neighborhoods. A bustling community of over 60,000 residents, we are perfectly located, just minutes away from important freeways and main arteries, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Downtown Detroit and even Ontario, Canada. 

Taylor is a business hub that includes multiple industrial parks and cutting-edge corporations, recent economic upswings have created great "place making" opportunities throughout our wonderful community, paced by the "Eureka Way!" retail and entertainment corridor, one of Michigan's most sought-after investment addresses. The corridor is home to one of the Detroit area's finest suburban malls, Southland Center, along with a new, high-tech movie theater, new restaurants and retailers. Coming in 2017 is the all-new Trader's Point, anchored by Menards, which will include more new large and small retailers on an 80-plus-acre site. A new La-Z-Boy location is locating right across the street, adding to the excitement that has brought brands like Cinemark, Primanti Bros, Famous Dave's, Panera and many others together along Eureka Way!

Taylor is a great place to live and work, or just visit. We are "Taylor-made" for you. Our community not only boasts comfortable neighborhoods, but also outstanding golf, parks and recreation and outstanding educational opportunities. This combination allows Taylor's residents and/or visitors to live, work, shop and play, within a convenient 24 square miles.

Welcome again to Explore Taylor, and enjoy yourself in our beautiful community.

14 job(s) at City of Taylor

City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Perform duties that do not require State of Michigan Mechanics Certifications such as but not limited to the following: Oil changes for city equipment and vehicles Tire rotations, repairs, inspections, and changes as needed Order, pick-up, and maintain parts for equipment and vehicles Perform light bulb changes, repairs for equipment Perform battery inspections and replacement Check and maintain fluids in equipment and vehicles Replace body parts on vehicles Repair salt spreaders Inspect and replace wiper blades Change and repair blades on snow plows Change and sharpen blades for equipment Perform minor body work for equipment and vehicles Wash vehicles Clean vehicle maintenance area Document all equipment and vehicle maintenance Pick-up and drop off vehicles Employees may be assigned other duties to the assist the Mechanics by the Department Supervisor It is a requirement for this position to have a valid Michigan driver's license throughout length of employment. This is a full-time position which includes a benefits package.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jul 14, 2018
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City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
This position provides entry level clerical support to the Fire Department by performing the following job duties: Scanning documents Faxing Copying Answering the phone Preparing written communications Filing Qualifications Preferred candidates should possess the following skills and abilities: Excellent Organization skills Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office Suite 2016 Knowledgeable of scanning equipment Knowledgeable of general office procedure Ability to stand for long periods of time Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to use general office equipment (phone, scanner, computer, etc) Ability to work independently Ability to type 45 WPM Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and basic data entry systems Ability to work as a team member Ability to work with the general public, department heads and/or elected officials in a professional and courteous manner. Candidates must be available to work shifts between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
The Customer Service Representative works under the direction of the Call Center/Customer Service Manager. The CSR will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to City of Taylor taxpayers, both business and residential; non-taxpayers who reside in Taylor and request city services; and non-Taylor citizens desiring Taylor services related to living, working and opening a business in the city. The customer interface will take place in person and via phone. Employees may be assigned other duties as determined by management. Essential duties will include, but are not limited to: Answer inquiries professionally Handle and resolve customer complaints Research required information using available resources Troubleshoot problems Identify and escalate priority issues Route calls to appropriate resource Provide information Complete call logs and reports Initiate customer requests Follow up with customers to determine satisfaction with provided services Conduct outbound research calls to collect customer service needs and information Qualifications Must be available to work scheduled shifts Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. High School Diploma Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Ability to enter data while on phone Ability to maneuver through various software programs simultaneously Ability to use search tools, browsers, email, attach files, scan, and fax Experience with customer relationship management processes and software Complete applicable skills test during the interview process Possess strong oral/written communication skills Possess ability to work independently Possess a high sense of integrity and ethics Trustworthy Ability to accept performance feedback Self-developer striving for continuous improvement Goal and deadline oriented Adaptable to change Detail oriented Team oriented Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. Thank you for your interest in the City of Taylor. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
The City of Taylor is accepting applications for qualified candidates to fill open (non-grant) positions . The Taylor Fire Department provides fire suppression services, paramedic level emergency medical care, fire prevention, public education, fire investigation, emergency management and hazardous material/rescue operations to our citizens including handling their own emergency dispatch. The department is also part of three specialized teams with Downriver and Western Wayne HazMat and USAR. Potential growth opportunities projected within the next five to ten years. Qualifications Minimum qualifications for hire are as follows: Pass the written and oral test Pass background investigation with no criminal record history Paramedic Certification CPAT Certificate Possess valid motor vehicle license at time of hire and throughout employment High School Diploma or GED Must be 18 years of age Michigan State Certified Fire Fighter I & II obtained within one year probationary period A competitive wage and benefit package is offered. Completed applications must be submitted no later than February 22, 2019. HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Application Process: In early 1954, the voters of the Township of Taylor adopted Act No. 78 of the Public Acts of 1935, as amended, of the State of Michigan. This Act provides for a Civil Service Commission for the fire and police departments, to be administered by three commissioners. The Act lays out certain definite requirements as to age, educational standards, etc., for applicants to the fire and police departments. It also gives the Commission the authority to augment these provisions by making Rules and Regulations in conformance with the limitations of the Act. Following is an outline of the procedure used by the Commission in processing new applications: Written Examination: Applicants must achieve a passing score of 80% in order to be eligible to participate in the oral examinations. This score is then multiplied by .60, to form 60% of the total score. Scores will be received by the City Clerk's Office from the testing company about two to four weeks after the examination. You will then be notified of your score by mail. If you receive a passing score, you will also be assigned an appointment for fingerprinting and issuance of a background questionnaire. Following return of questionnaire, you will be notified of a date for an oral examination. Oral Examination: A score of 100% is possible, based on this interview. This grade is then multiplied by .40, to form 40% of the total score. An applicant must earn at least 80% on the oral examination. Those who have a combined total score of 80% will then be placed on an eligibility list according to score (highest score first). A physical examination and psychological evaluation will be scheduled if a job is offered. Eligibility List: The names of those applicants who pass all requirements will be placed on an eligibility list with highest test score first.This list will be in effect for a two-year period, unless all names are exhausted before that time. Being on the list certifies that you are eligible for hire, provided you pass additional requirements at the time of hire. The Commission establishes the list. The Appointing Authority (Mayor) is responsible for hiring from the list at his discretion, but must choose from the top five names. Failure to appear for tests or other appointments, to submit the required documents, or to pass any requirements, will be basis for rejection at any point. Essential Job Functions Police Officer: Affect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints. 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. Communicate effectively over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions. Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions and commands. Conduct searches of buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve walking and/or standing for long periods of time and which requires the ability to distinguish color and perceive shapes. Conduct visual and audio monitoring of jail for extended periods of time. Enter and exit vehicles quickly to perform rescue operations, pursue a suspect or answer an emergency call. 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. Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants. Load, unload, aim and fire handguns, shotguns and other agency fire arms from a variety of body positions in situations that justify the use of deadly force while maintaining emotional control under extreme stress. Manage interpersonal conflicts to maintain order. Operate an emergency vehicle during both the day and night; while exercising due care and caution in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions and environmental conditions such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow. Perform law enforcement functions while working rotating shifts and unanticipated overtime. Perform tasks which require lifting, carrying, or dragging people or heavy objects while performing limited law enforcement functions. Perform searches of persons which involve touching and feeling to detect potential weapons and contraband. Pursue fleeing suspects on foot both day and night in unfamiliar terrain. Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. Read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the law for purposes of ensuring appropriate employee behavior/response and performing activities involving the public. Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics maneuvers of approved nonlethal weapons. Use body force to gain entrance through barriers to search, seize, investigate and/or rescue. Perform other essential tasks as identified by the MCOLES Job-task analysis. Qualifications Preliminary Requirements: Citizen in the United States of America Age at least 21 years by the date of examination (To be determined) High School graduate or equivalent (G. E. D.) Must have at least sixty (60) college credit hours after the completion of Police Academy A valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator's or Chauffeur's License Good moral character - traffic and criminal records will be examined Be certified or certifiable as a police officer in the State of Michigan (i.e. a graduate of Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certified academy); or certifiable within the first year of the eligibility list. Physically and mentally able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform all of the established duties and responsibilities related to the position Ability to pass a written examination, fingerprint and background check and any other investigation deemed necessary by the Police and Fire Civil Service Commission Ability to successfully complete the basic training curriculum as determined by the Taylor police department Applicants must have passed the qualifying examinations provided by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement by time of hire. A score of at least 80% on the written examination is required in order to qualify for the oral examinations. You will be notified of your results by email. Those who score at least 80% on the written exam will then be required to submit the following immediately: Birth Certificate or registration Driver's License High school diploma or GED equivalent Discharge papers (form DD 214) if a veteran Original certifications card for MCOLES pre-employment testing results MCOLES academy certification IF certified/certifiable as Michigan Officer A complete set of fingerprints (Information will be supplied to you) A completed background questionnaire (form will be supplied to you) Applicants must schedule a test for these positions. You must apply and pass the test with a minimum score of 80 by February 28, 2019. Visit https://www.empco.net/testing/information.php and follow the instructions for registering for a test date. There is a fee to take the examination, but results of the test will be accepted buy all participating police departments in Michigan. The City of Taylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
City of Taylor Information Technology (IT) Support Services Specialist POSITION SUMMARY : The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified IT Support Services Specialist to provide support to the users, functions, and processes of the Information Technology Department. The ideal candidate is a customer-service orientated individual who achieves results in a team atmosphere. This candidate has the capacity to maintain positive responsive communication with all city staff. The IT Support Services Specialist is responsible for internal customer service to all users and provides solutions and training to all users related inquiries to software, hardware, equipment, or systems problems. Under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology (IT), the IT Support Service Specialist performs day-to day activities of the IT Department and other related duties as required by the Director of IT. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : (Key Tasks and Responsibilities) Work effectively and courteously with employees, city leadership, and elected officials to resolve user needs with software and equipment Answer questions and resolve problems via city help desk, phone, e-mail or in person Provide phone system support to all users Clean, install, and update operating systems and software programs as needed Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or appropriate source for resolution Work one-on-one with staff on application projects Provide recommendations on company application purchases Document resolutions for future reference Provide on-the-job training to new department staff members Provide computer orientation to new company staff Provide off hours I.T. support Coordinate purchases through the Purchasing Department for equipment and software needs PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the IT Support Services Specialist to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Lift, handle, and carry library materials, equipment, and supplies at a minimum of 50 pounds Constantly stand and exert well-paced mobility for period up to four (4) hours in length Bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and squat on an occasional basis See close, distance, peripherally, and have the ability to adjust focus Read printed and computer material for long periods of time Seeing/vision, talking/speaking and listening/hearing are continuously required Coordination necessary to operate computers and office equipment with push-buttons and/or touch screens Work hours necessary to operate and manage day-to-day business and to accomplish short and long-term goals Work in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with frequent contact with customers Manual dexterity, grasping, regular fine-finger, hand/wrist motions and sitting are required for operating a keyboard, writing and filing, etc. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Read and interpret documents Write routine reports and correspondence Speak tactfully and effectively at all times Establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with employees, other agencies, and general public, including local and statewide agencies and organizations Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing Exercise independent judgment and maintain confidentiality Ability to concentrate on a task despite numerous interruptions Possess strong leadership and motivational skills Possess ability to follow complex oral and written directions MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Perform addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication REASONING ABILITY Remain calm in a fast-paced customer-service oriented environment Solve practical problems in a variety of situations Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form General Requirements and/or Disclaimers The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of personnel so classified. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Comprehensive experience (2+ years preferred) in IT systems and Computer Science Bachelor's from a college or university of recognized standing with major work in IT systems and Computer Science Equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will also be considered Prior experience with New World Financial/AS400 preferred Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software Experience with help desk system required SALARY & BENEFITS Annual Salary $40,000-$50,000 based on experience Attractive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, paid-time off, participation in a defined contribution plan, life insurance HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Seasonal
The Dishwasher works closely with the cooks as well as wait staff and management on a daily basis. Employees may be assigned other duties as determined by management. Essential duties will include, but are not limited to: Properly and thoroughly clean dishes, pots and pans etc. Sweep and mop during as well as end of shift Drive a golf cart to take garbage out to dumpster Follow a checklist to organize and clean Maintain stock Clean and power wash items as needed Qualification Must be able to work scheduled shifts that include days, evenings and weekends Ability to help with banquet set up if needed, moving tables, stacks of chairs and buffets Ability to operate a golf cart Must be able to walk and stand for periods of time Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs Must be able to work and communicate cooperatively with other employees Carry dishes as well as clean tables if needed Must comply with food safety rules The City of Taylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Part Time
Nature of work : (Employee may be assigned other duties as determined by the department.) Inspection of buildings for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and to ensure that work is done to job specifications and in accordance with approved plans on file. Reviews plans and on site construction progress from inspection to completion to ensure compliance with City codes and ordinances. Perform building inspections on commercial, single-family and multiple-family dwellings to ensure compliance; and be responsible for enforcing the City of Taylor's ordinances regarding property maintenance. Requires a high degree of independence in evaluating plans and construction in various stages. Employee will work under the general direction of the Department Supervisor. Typical Examples of Work : Review of plans submitted by builders to ascertain that requirements are being met; makes both rough and final inspections, re-occupancy inspections and building code compliance on homes, multiple dwellings, commercial, and other buildings; sees that necessary permits have been secured for all construction, alteration, repair or removal work under way; interprets codes to general public, issues and keeps record of violations and makes follow-up investigations to assure compliance; investigates complaints; conducts other inspections as required. Perform re-occupancy inspections and code compliance inspections on single-family and multiple-family dwellings primarily in the Rental Division of the Building Department. Insure that all necessary permits have been secured for the repair or correction of code violations. Follow-up inspections to assure compliance, interpret codes to the general public. Investigate and resolve citizen complaints. Perform visual inspection of exterior property pertaining to property maintenance, issue violations and/or appearance tickets to resolve complaints. Work closely with other departments toward eliminating violations and work closely with prosecuting attorney regarding resolution of tickets, warrants, dismissals and plea agreements. Appear in court as witness to violation of ordinances as needed. Requirements : One year of field inspection experience; graduation from high school or GED. Must be a licensed Building Inspector with the State of Michigan for "Plan Reviewer" and "Building Inspector" pursuant to all State of Michigan requirements. Successful applicant may not utilize any licenses held to perform any contract work in the City of Taylor while employed by the City of Taylor. Physical condition adequate for performance of work; possession of valid drivers license throughout the length of employment; knowledge of construction, materials and tools used in building construction; ability to read and interpret construction blueprints, plans and specification; ability to enforce necessary regulations; able to represent the City in court related issues; ability to interact effectively with business and property owners. Compensation : Negotiable hourly rate or per inspection fee based on experience; no benefits. HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed. Qualifications
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Nature of work : (Employee may be assigned other duties as determined by the department.) Inspection of buildings for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and to ensure that work is done to job specifications and in accordance with approved plans on file. Reviews plans and on site construction progress from inspection to completion to ensure compliance with City codes and ordinances. Perform building inspections on commercial, single-family and multiple-family dwellings to ensure compliance; and be responsible for enforcing the City of Taylor's ordinances regarding property maintenance. Requires a high degree of independence in evaluating plans and construction in various stages. Employee will work under the general direction of the Department Supervisor. Typical Examples of Work : Review of plans submitted by builders to ascertain that requirements are being met; makes both rough and final inspections, re-occupancy inspections and building code compliance on homes, multiple dwellings, commercial, and other buildings; sees that necessary permits have been secured for all construction, alteration, repair or removal work under way; interprets codes to general public, issues and keeps record of violations and makes follow-up investigations to assure compliance; investigates complaints; conducts other inspections as required. Perform re-occupancy inspections and code compliance inspections on single-family and multiple-family dwellings primarily in the Rental Division of the Building Department. Insure that all necessary permits have been secured for the repair or correction of code violations. Follow-up inspections to assure compliance, interpret codes to the general public. Investigate and resolve citizen complaints. Perform visual inspection of exterior property pertaining to property maintenance, issue violations and/or appearance tickets to resolve complaints. Work closely with other departments toward eliminating violations and work closely with prosecuting attorney regarding resolution of tickets, warrants, dismissals and plea agreements. Appear in court as witness to violation of ordinances as needed. Requirements : One year of field inspection experience; graduation from high school or GED. Must be a licensed Building Inspector with the State of Michigan for "Plan Reviewer" and "Building Inspector" pursuant to all State of Michigan requirements. Successful applicant may not utilize any licenses held to perform any contract work in the City of Taylor while employed by the City of Taylor. Physical condition adequate for performance of work; possession of valid drivers license throughout the length of employment; knowledge of construction, materials and tools used in building construction; ability to read and interpret construction blueprints, plans and specification; ability to enforce necessary regulations; able to represent the City in court related issues; ability to interact effectively with business and property owners. Compensation includes hourly rate plus attractive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and participation in defined contribution plan. HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Part Time
Nature of work : Inspection of mechanical installations for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and to ensure that work is done to job specifications and in accordance with approved plans on file. Reviews plans and on site construction progress from inspection to completion to ensure compliance with City codes and ordinances. Perform mechanical inspections on commercial, single-family and multiple-family dwellings to ensure compliance; and be responsible for enforcing the City of Taylor's ordinances regarding property maintenance. Requires a high degree of independence in evaluating plans and construction in various stages. Employee will work under the general direction of the Department Supervisor. (Employee may be assigned other duties as determined by the department.) Typical Examples of Work : Review of plans submitted by builders to ascertain that requirements are being met; makes both rough and final inspections, re-occupancy inspections and mechanical code compliance on homes, multiple dwellings, commercial, and other buildings; sees that necessary permits have been secured for all construction, alteration, repair or removal work under way; interprets codes to general public, issues and keeps record of violations and makes follow-up investigations to assure compliance; investigates complaints; conducts other inspections as required. Perform re-occupancy inspections and code compliance inspections on single-family and multiple-family dwellings primarily in the Rental Division of the Building Department. Insure that all necessary permits have been secured for the repair or correction of code violations. Follow-up inspections to assure compliance, interpret codes to the general public. Investigate and resolve citizen complaints. Perform visual inspection of exterior property pertaining to property maintenance, issue violations and/or appearance tickets to resolve complaints. Work closely with other departments toward eliminating violations and work closely with prosecuting attorney regarding resolution of tickets, warrants, dismissals and plea agreements. Appear in court as witness to violation of ordinances as needed. Requirements : One year of field inspection experience; graduation from high school or GED. Must be a licensed Mechanical Contractor with the State of Michigan for "Plan Reviewer" and "Mechanical Inspector" pursuant to all State of Michigan requirements. Successful applicant may not utilize any licenses held to perform any contract work in the City of Taylor while employed by the City of Taylor. Physical condition adequate for performance of work; possession of valid drivers license throughout the length of employment; knowledge of construction, materials and tools used in building construction; ability to read and interpret construction blueprints, plans and specification; ability to enforce necessary regulations; able to represent the City in court related issues; ability to interact effectively with business and property owners. Compensation : Negotiable hourly rate or per inspection fee based on experience; no benefits. HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed. Qualifications
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Nature of work : Inspection of mechanical installations for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations and to ensure that work is done to job specifications and in accordance with approved plans on file. Reviews plans and on site construction progress from inspection to completion to ensure compliance with City codes and ordinances. Perform mechanical inspections on commercial, single-family and multiple-family dwellings to ensure compliance; and be responsible for enforcing the City of Taylor's ordinances regarding property maintenance. Requires a high degree of independence in evaluating plans and construction in various stages. Employee will work under the general direction of the Department Supervisor. (Employee may be assigned other duties as determined by the department.) Typical Examples of Work : Review of plans submitted by builders to ascertain that requirements are being met; makes both rough and final inspections, re-occupancy inspections and mechanical code compliance on homes, multiple dwellings, commercial, and other buildings; sees that necessary permits have been secured for all construction, alteration, repair or removal work under way; interprets codes to general public, issues and keeps record of violations and makes follow-up investigations to assure compliance; investigates complaints; conducts other inspections as required. Perform re-occupancy inspections and code compliance inspections on single-family and multiple-family dwellings primarily in the Rental Division of the Building Department. Insure that all necessary permits have been secured for the repair or correction of code violations. Follow-up inspections to assure compliance, interpret codes to the general public. Investigate and resolve citizen complaints. Perform visual inspection of exterior property pertaining to property maintenance, issue violations and/or appearance tickets to resolve complaints. Work closely with other departments toward eliminating violations and work closely with prosecuting attorney regarding resolution of tickets, warrants, dismissals and plea agreements. Appear in court as witness to violation of ordinances as needed. Requirements : One year of field inspection experience; graduation from high school or GED. Must be a licensed Mechanical Contractor with the State of Michigan for "Plan Reviewer" and "Mechanical Inspector" pursuant to all State of Michigan requirements. Successful applicant may not utilize any licenses held to perform any contract work in the City of Taylor while employed by the City of Taylor. Physical condition adequate for performance of work; possession of valid drivers license throughout the length of employment; knowledge of construction, materials and tools used in building construction; ability to read and interpret construction blueprints, plans and specification; ability to enforce necessary regulations; able to represent the City in court related issues; ability to interact effectively with business and property owners. Compensation includes hourly rate plus attractive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and participation in defined contribution plan. HOW TO APPLY: Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed. Qualifications
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Jan 03, 2019
Part Time
Essential Job Functions/Public Service Officer: Communicate effectively over law-enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions. Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions and commands. Conduct visual and audio monitoring of jail for extended periods of time. Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants. Manage interpersonal conflicts to maintain order. Operate an emergency vehicle during both the day and night, while exercising due care and caution in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions and environmental conditions such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow. Perform law-enforcement functions while working rotating shifts and unanticipated overtime. Perform tasks that require lifting, carrying or dragging people or heavy objects while performing limited law-enforcement functions. Perform searches of persons that involve touching and feeling to detect potential weapons and contraband. Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. Read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the law for purposes of ensuring appropriate PSO behavior/response and performing activities involving the public. Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics maneuvers of approved nonlethal weapons. Public Service Officer - Job Description: Dispatch and Teletype System/Law Enforcement Information Network (L.E.I.N.) This is a two-person operation. These work stations are generally manned by a Corporal with a police Cadet assisting. They monitor a four-channel radio system and the business-alarm panel, receive calls from the desk officers, dispatch police units and log the calls/incidents in the complaint log and radio log. They provide ambulance and wrecker calls upon request from field units. They make L.E.I.N. checks for patrol units, enter and cancel "wanted" persons, vehicles and warrants as well as check stolen or recovered property through the system. They sometimes must answer telephone calls from citizens because of an overload on desk officers. Switchboard/Complaint Desk This work station is generally manned by one or more employees, depending on demands or calls coming into the desk. There are times when the duty Lieutenant must delay his other responsibilities to answer telephone calls at the desk. The police PSO assigned to the desk could write complaints at the desk and on very limited basis over the telephone, during peak periods. Complaint copies must also be separated for the various bureaus as directed. Much of a Public Service Officer's time will be taken up in the detention area and caring for prisoners. The booking, printing, mugging, receipt of property and paperwork involved in the intake will be assigned to one of the Public Service Officers from desk/dispatch area. The PSO will be required to maintain inventory of prisoner meals, feed prisoners (a one-hour task for each meal) and see that the cells are properly cleaned. He will make prisoner inspection every hour as required by the department of Corrections. On weekends and holidays he/she is expected to clean lobby, desk and dispatch section. A PSO has many other miscellaneous duties, including fingerprinting for citizenship papers and employment clearances. Traffic Bureau Periodically, a PSO from Records may be assigned to the Traffic Bureau to assist in the following: Compile accident data. Maintain accident/violation spot maps. File accident reports. Research engineering files. Maintain abandoned auto file. Detective Bureau (D.B.) Periodically, a Public Service Officer may be assigned to the Detective Bureau to assist in the following: File complaints, fingerprint cards, post clearance slips on crimes or post D.B. teletypes. Work on D.B. crime status charts or graphs. Photograph and print indexing. Cross check file for intelligence data. Youth Bureau Periodically, a Public Service Officer may be assigned to the Youth Bureau to assist in the following: Recording and filing of case reports. Type appointments to parents and juveniles. Type records of juveniles taken into custody. Disposition of cases. File jacket returns from court. Case clearance slips to Records Bureau. Support Division The Support Division usually has two Public Service Officers assigned; their duties would include: One PSO permanently assigned to property and evidence responsibility. The process of maintaining records, storage and disposition of property and evidence requires very precise control and is best served under the responsibility of one individual. A PSO can be assigned to the afternoon shift to better serve the public and department. This employee will assist in the filing of complaints by sections, traffic citations and other Bureau services; he/she will assist in providing gun registrations, public vehicle operators license applications, vendor license applications. Qualifications Citizen in the United States of America Age at least 18 years of age High School graduate or equivalent (G. E. D.) A valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator's or Chauffeur's License Good moral character - traffic and criminal records will be examined Must pass pre-employment process which includes background investigation, psychological exam, and physical. Physically and mentally able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform all of the established duties and responsibilities related to the position Ability to successfully complete the basic training curriculum as determined by the Taylor Police department Hourly rate of pay commensurate with experience level. This is a part-time position and no fringe benefits are offered. Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. Thank you for your interest in the City of Taylor. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
City of Taylor, MI City of Taylor, Michigan, United States
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
Essential Job Functions/Public Service Officer: Communicate effectively over law-enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions. Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions and commands. Conduct visual and audio monitoring of jail for extended periods of time. Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants. Manage interpersonal conflicts to maintain order. Operate an emergency vehicle during both the day and night, while exercising due care and caution in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions and environmental conditions such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow. Perform law-enforcement functions while working rotating shifts and unanticipated overtime. Perform tasks that require lifting, carrying or dragging people or heavy objects while performing limited law-enforcement functions. Perform searches of persons that involve touching and feeling to detect potential weapons and contraband. Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. Read and comprehend rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the law for purposes of ensuring appropriate PSO behavior/response and performing activities involving the public. Subdue resisting subjects using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics maneuvers of approved nonlethal weapons. Public Service Officer - Job Description: Dispatch and Teletype System/Law Enforcement Information Network (L.E.I.N.) This is a two-person operation. These work stations are generally manned by a Corporal with a police Cadet assisting. They monitor a four-channel radio system and the business-alarm panel, receive calls from the desk officers, dispatch police units and log the calls/incidents in the complaint log and radio log. They provide ambulance and wrecker calls upon request from field units. They make L.E.I.N. checks for patrol units, enter and cancel "wanted" persons, vehicles and warrants as well as check stolen or recovered property through the system. They sometimes must answer telephone calls from citizens because of an overload on desk officers. Switchboard/Complaint Desk This work station is generally manned by one or more employees, depending on demands or calls coming into the desk. There are times when the duty Lieutenant must delay his other responsibilities to answer telephone calls at the desk. The police PSO assigned to the desk could write complaints at the desk and on very limited basis over the telephone, during peak periods. Complaint copies must also be separated for the various bureaus as directed. Much of a Public Service Officer's time will be taken up in the detention area and caring for prisoners. The booking, printing, mugging, receipt of property and paperwork involved in the intake will be assigned to one of the Public Service Officers from desk/dispatch area. The PSO will be required to maintain inventory of prisoner meals, feed prisoners (a one-hour task for each meal) and see that the cells are properly cleaned. He will make prisoner inspection every hour as required by the department of Corrections. On weekends and holidays he/she is expected to clean lobby, desk and dispatch section. A PSO has many other miscellaneous duties, including fingerprinting for citizenship papers and employment clearances. Traffic Bureau Periodically, a PSO from Records may be assigned to the Traffic Bureau to assist in the following: Compile accident data. Maintain accident/violation spot maps. File accident reports. Research engineering files. Maintain abandoned auto file. Detective Bureau (D.B.) Periodically, a Public Service Officer may be assigned to the Detective Bureau to assist in the following: File complaints, fingerprint cards, post clearance slips on crimes or post D.B. teletypes. Work on D.B. crime status charts or graphs. Photograph and print indexing. Cross check file for intelligence data. Youth Bureau Periodically, a Public Service Officer may be assigned to the Youth Bureau to assist in the following: Recording and filing of case reports. Type appointments to parents and juveniles. Type records of juveniles taken into custody. Disposition of cases. File jacket returns from court. Case clearance slips to Records Bureau. Support Division The Support Division usually has two Public Service Officers assigned; their duties would include: One PSO permanently assigned to property and evidence responsibility. The process of maintaining records, storage and disposition of property and evidence requires very precise control and is best served under the responsibility of one individual. A PSO can be assigned to the afternoon shift to better serve the public and department. This employee will assist in the filing of complaints by sections, traffic citations and other Bureau services; he/she will assist in providing gun registrations, public vehicle operators license applications, vendor license applications. Qualifications Citizen in the United States of America Age at least 18 years of age High School graduate or equivalent (G. E. D.) A valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator's or Chauffeur's License Good moral character - traffic and criminal records will be examined Must pass pre-employment process which includes background investigation, psychological exam, and physical. Physically and mentally able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform all of the established duties and responsibilities related to the position Ability to successfully complete the basic training curriculum as determined by the Taylor Police department Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. Thank you for your interest in the City of Taylor. The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.