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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Public Services
Pay:$35000 - $40896 per year
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Public Service Maintenance Workers (B Endorsement) in the Department of Public Services perform a variety of tasks related
to the maintenance and repair of roads, grounds, and structures. Employees will be responsible for patching broken or eroded
pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers and snow fences. They may also be required to mow or clear brush from
a long road or plow snow from roadways. Public Service Maintenance workers will drive "B" endorsement vehicles to sweep
debris from paved surfaces, mow grass and weeds, remove snow and ice, and spread salt and sand. Employees will inspect,
clean, and repair drainage systems, bridges, tunnels, and other structures. Employees also perform preventative
maintenance and cleaning on vehicles and equipment and install, erect or repair guardrails, roads shoulders, beams, highway
markers, warning signals, and highway lighting. Public Service Maintenance workers will be responsible for maintaining field
time records and reports and performing other duties as assigned.


At the time of application and appointment, an applicant must have:
• A High School Diploma or GED AND:
• A valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License with Type "B" and airbrake endorsement and a safe and


Proof of education must be submitted with application.
Appointees must obtain a CDL "A and N" endorsement within the first six (6) months of their hire date. Appointees who do
not obtain the "A and N" endorsements 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.

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 will remain in existence until exhausted or terminated by the Department of
Personnel/Human Resources.
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 Employment Opportunity: Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO
Utilization Report, please visit

Accommodations: If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to
perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne
County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at 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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