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Jane Cartwright - City Clerk / HR
611 E. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843

M-F 8:00a - 5:00p

Current Job Postings:

Department: Public Services
Union: TPOAM-Supervisors
Salary: $58,292 to $67,481 DOQ, Exempt Position
Applications will be accepted until March 31st.

GENERAL PURPOSE: Performs a variety of tasks related to permitting, construction and utility management. Such as inspection, testing, rating, data collection and project over site.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Director of Public Services.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assist in developing and implementing Asset Management Plans (AMP’s) for streets and utilities. • Work with Roadsoft rating roads and data input. • Assist in working with various state and federal agencies. • Assist in working with various contaminated sites. • Assist with various state and federal mandates, including Storm Water Phase II and AMP requirements for roads and sewers. • Assist in NPDES permitting requirements. • Research grant opportunities and assist with preparation of applications. • Assist in providing the information necessary for Act 51 reporting. • Continually update utility information into line drawings and GIS. • Maintains and updates City Construction and Engineering Standards. • Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections and maintenance activity on all City assets. • Issue ROW & Utility permits and perform inspections. • Develop strategies to maintain various assets throughout the City including, streets, sidewalks, utilities, and facilities. • Perform construction observation and manage City projects. • Organize and maintain construction records, as-builts, logs, and other data. • Provide owner oversight of larger projects. • Review plans and specifications from developers/builders. • Review City construction plans and provide comment. • Work with contracted City engineers on various projects, studies and plans. • Perform annual sidewalk inspections for repair and replace programs, including development of special assessment districts. • Work with DPW in developing plans to assist them with repairs on streets and utilities. • Assist in the evaluation of facilities for maintenance needs. Assist in the development of Capital Improvement plans (CIP) for all areas of the DPS. • Assist in budgeting for projects and (CIP) for all areas of the DPS. • Stay informed and updated on all new versions, styles, types and upgrades within the industry. • Maintain various forms of equipment and instrumentation used to perform work. • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards. • Must be very customer oriented with a strong customer service attitude and a willingness to assist and solve problems.

Project Technician Full Job Description HERE
City of Howell Employment Application is Available HERE

The City of Howell, Michigan is seeking qualified applicants for up to 2 Police Officer positions. 
Starting salary $43,243 - $44,866/year.  Must be MCOLES certified or certifiable.  EMPCO testing will also be used with a qualifying score of 80%. 

New for 2017 - the City of Howell is currently offering a hiring incentive for reimbursement of Police Academy tuition.  Successful applicants without active MCOLES certification may be eligible for this economic incentive reimbursed over a 2 year period after successful completion of the FTO program.

Our unique small town Police Department operates on 12 hour shifts and offers a full benefit package including medical, dental & vision insurance along with a $50,000 life insurance policy, short term/long term disability coverage, and retirement under the MERS Defined Benefit Pension System.  P
lease consider joining our full service department.  Positions open until filled. 

Hiring process includes the following:
1) EMPCO Testing - to complete a profile, and schedule your test go to https://www.empco.net/testing.
2) Submission of Police Officer employment application form, letter of interest & resume.
3) Successful completion of oral board.
4) Pre-employment background investigation, psychological and physical exam to include drug screening.

Send detailed letter of interest, resume, and completed City of Howell Police Officer application form to:
Howell City Clerk/HR Director
611 E. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 or jcartwright@cityofhowell.org.
Police Officer Employment Application form available HERE.

Police Officer Job Description available HERE.


City of Howell Employment Application available HERE.


The City of Howell is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, disability or other factors prohibited by law.