Assistant to Public Works Director/Public Works Technical Specialist

Company: Oshtemo Charter Township (Kalamazoo County, Michigan)

Contact: hellwegee@oshtemo.org

Title: Assistant to Public Works Director/Public Works Technical Specialist

Job Description: Oshtemo Charter Township is looking for a Public Works Technical Specialist to assist the Director of Public Works for the Township. The position has high growth potential. The Director of Public Works performs professional and engineering duties and is looking for assistance in planning and coordinating the planning operation and construction of sewer, water, road maintenance and non-motorized duties. 

Duties include:
• Perform administrative and engineering type work 
• Assist in the management of:
o sewer, water and storm water engineering
o oversight of sidewalk, path, road construction and maintenance
o participates in Township Capital Improvement projects planning
o managing state/federal grants on all assigned projects
o Maintain, access and extract infrastructure and public works records in a variety of formats such as MS Office digital documents, hard copy plan sheets, scanned records, database files and spatial records in a geographic information system (GIS)
o Provides information to the public related to water and sewer connections, construction project status, etc.

Required Experience/Skills: • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or related field
• Alternative qualifications would be considered if proven to be sufficient to perform position duties (Two Years Municipal Public Works Experience)

City: Kalamazoo, MI

Travel: No

Compensation: $55-65,000.