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    Business Hours: M-F 8AM - 5PM
    135 E Maumee St
    Adrian, MI 49221
    Tel: (517) 264-4881
    Fax: (517) 266-4693
    Email: [email protected]

Main contact 517-263-2161

Employment Opportunities

City of Adrian Applications For Employment

O&M Operator III

The City of Adrian is currently seeking a qualified O & M Operator III for our Utilities Department. This position requires a CDL license (B with air brakes) and the ability to run a backhoe and loader. Work assignments include operation and repair of the City of Adrian water and sewer systems, and the ability to assist with sewer trucks when necessary. Candidate must be able to work outdoors and must be able to do heavy lifting and shoveling. Familiarity with confined space entry rules and regulations, ability to make entries, and completion of associated training is required. Candidate must have available means of contact in case of emergencies. Employee must obtain S-4 License within 3 test cycles as offered by the State of Michigan. Starting wage: $16.19 per hour.

Part-Time Library Clerk

The Adrian District Library is currently accepting applications for the position of Library Clerk. Candidates must possess strong communication skills, the ability to work with the public in a professional manner, and working knowledge of computers and software, specifically Microsoft Office. Position is responsible for assisting the public with daily computer operations and library services for both adults and youth. Previous library experience is preferred; working with children in an educational setting is desirable. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is highly desirable.

Successful candidates must have the ability to multi-task, show attention to detail, and remain standing for extended periods. Some lifting is necessary. City residency is preferred.

Position is 20 hours per week, including some evening hours and every other Saturday. High school diploma required. Pay rate is $10.92 per hour.

Fire Fighter

The Adrian, MI Fire Department is seeking candidates for the position of full-time firefighter. Starting salary $36,942, including fringe benefits package. Requirements: 18 years of age or older; US Citizen; HSD/GED; Michigan FF I & II; Michigan Paramedic; Hazmat certification; Valid MI driver’s License; ability to successfully complete physical exam, drug screen, and background check. To be considered for the oral board candidate must complete an application for employment, provide copies of fire/EMS licensing. Within 90-days of application, candidates must successfully complete Conference of Western Wayne Firefighter Physical Agility and Written Test Certification. Applications must be submitted no later than September 8, 2017 to the Human Resources Director, Adrian City Hall, 135 East Maumee Street, Adrian, MI 49221. Qualified Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Firefighter Testing Program Information
Fire Department Application for full time and paid on-call employment

Police Officer
All candidates for Police Officer with the Adrian Police Department must meet the following requirements:

At least twenty-one (21) years of age at date of hire.
United States Citizen
Minimum of forty (40) hours of college credit from an accredited junior college or four year college or university.
No felony or domestic assault convictions. No misdemeanors punishable by thirty (30) days or more; or misdemeanor driving offenses (Operating Under the Influence, Driving While Suspended, Reckless driving, etc.) within the past seven (7) years. No minor misdemeanors (fine only, no jail time available) within past three (3) years.
Valid Operator’s license from Michigan, or another state, at time of application.
Present evidence of having passed the COLES Pre-employment written and physical skills testing prior to oral board interview (not required if already COLES certified or certifiable)
Fill out the application completely and return it to the Human Resources Director, Adrian City Hall 135 E. Maumee St., Adrian, Michigan 49221.
Police Department Application

Attached is a listing of sites that offer the MCOLES Pre-employment testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make arrangements for, and completion of, the testing. Test dates can be obtained from the testing site. Written test scores are good indefinitely and physical skills scores are good for 180 days prior to the start of an academy. More information is available on-line at www.mcoles.org.

All eligible candidates (as determined through a pre-written test driving record and Criminal History check) will be notified of the date and time of the written test. A score of 70% is required to pass the written test. An Oral Interview will be given to all candidates that pass the written test and have presented evidence of passing the MCOLES pre-employment testing (unless already certified or certifiable through MCOLES).

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources Director Heather Lasky at 517-264-4883, or by email. Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Adrian Police Department.

Seasonal Work Application
Full Time Application
Police Department Application
Fire Department Application for full time and paid on-call employment

Please submit your application to Human Resources Director Heather Lasky at [email protected] or in person to Adrian City Hall, 135 E. Maumee St., Adrian, MI 49221.

To submit your application electronically please save your completed application and email it to Human Resources Director Heather Lasky at [email protected]

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