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Public Service Maintenance Worker (Roads) - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$34,923 - Salary
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At the time of application and appointment, applicant must have:

A High School Diploma or GED AND:

A valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License with Type "A" endorsement and a safe and acceptable driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION.)


Proof of education must be submitted with application.

Appointees must obtain a CDL "N" endorsement within the first three (3) months of their probationary period. Appointees who do not obtain the "N" endorsement will be removed from the Public Service Maintenance Worker position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures.

As a condition of employment, appointees must:

1. Have a drug screen when hired and submit to random drug screen thereafter;

2. Agree to a criminal history check.

Names on the resulting eligibility list will be certified only to positions in the Road Maintenance Division of the Department of Public Services.


Public Service Maintenance Workers (Roads) in the Department of Public Services perform a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and repair of roads, grounds, and structures. Employees maintain field time records, prepare reports of work in progress and materials utilized; finish concrete curbings, sidewalks and road pavement; repair manholes, catch basins and other types of rough masonry construction; maintain signs, assist in loading and unloading transported materials; keep records of work done; perform minor repairs and adjustments; and service and clean equipment. Public Service Maintenance Workers will be required on a seasonal or intermittent basis to operate various types of highway maintenance and construction equipment along with the ability to use a variety of hand power tools.


Experience and training will be worth (100%).


To establish an eligible list from which to fill present and future vacancies. The eligible list will remain in effect for six (6) months, but may be extended.

This list will be combined with the current eligible list for Public Service Maintenance Worker, 2818 OC. Persons on the PSMW 2818 OC. experience and training will only be revised, if the applicant re-applies for the new examination announcement 2826 OC and will be placed on the list accordingly.

This is a continuous examination and ranking on the eligible list will be subject to change as names are added to and removed from the list.


Pay Rate and Fringe Benefits: Appointments will usually be made at the minimum rate with annual increases where applicable. Payment is on a bi-weekly basis. Employees receive liberal fringe benefits, which include vacation pay, sick leave pay, health care insurance, optical, dental, long term disability, life insurance and a retirement plan.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete application form (P/HR-210), which may be obtained at the office of the Department of Personnel/Human Resources. The application will be used for determining eligibility for admission to the examination and as a basis for rating experience and training.

Investigation and Probationary Period: An investigation of character and past employment will be conducted. Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent, in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreements.

Veteran's Preference: Honorably discharged war veterans who receive passing grades on examinations will have ten (10) points added to their final earned examination scores and those who have a service connected disability will have five (5) points added to their score, for a possible total of fifteen (15) additional points. Requests for and proof of eligibility must be submitted at the time of the examination.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The County of Wayne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or disability.

Accommodations for the Disabled: A disabled person needing accommodation in connection with a job application or to participate in the examination process must notify the Department of Personnel/Human Resources. A reasonable accommodation may also be required on the job to enable the individual to perform the essential job functions. Such accommodations will be evaluated at the time of appointment. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

Appeal of Rejection: Persons denied permission to compete in an examination may make a written appeal to the Wayne County Civil Service Commission for a final decision. An appeal must be filed within twenty (20) days following the mailing of the rejection stating the basis on which the application should be accepted.

Review of Examination: A request to review an examination must be made in writing within twenty (20) days after the notice of result of the examination is mailed. An appeal concerning the rating received must be made in writing within twenty (20) days after the review. An appeal must state the basis on which it is claimed that the rating is improper.


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