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    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

Full Time Application

Human Resources Assistant (Part-time)

The City of Adrian is seeking a part-time Human Resources Assistant for a range of functions including: records management, maintenance of fringe benefits programs, employee onboarding procedures, and communication regarding payroll and compensation. Candidates must have general knowledge of Human Resources practices and compliance, and an ability to maintain discretion with confidential information, files, reports, and conversations. Experience working with healthcare plans and maintaining benefit changes on multiple carrier websites is necessary. Familiarity with payroll functions is preferred. General duties include filing, responding to surveys, assistance with new hire orientation, reporting requirements based on State and Federal regulations, and organization of various records including employment files.
A High school diploma or equivalent is required. A Minimum of three (3) years Human Resources related experience, with Public Sector knowledge is preferred. Wage: $16.05 – $20.13 per hour (maximum attainable after 6 years). 20-25 hours per week.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Heather Lasky, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected] no later than Friday, June 14, 2019. EOE.

Community & Economic Development Director
The City of Adrian, MI (population: 21,000) is accepting applications for the position of Community & Economic Development Director. Adrian (adriancity.com) is a city of arts, parks, and culture and is the home of three colleges – Adrian College, Siena Heights University, and Jackson Community College. Adrian is proud of its historic downtown featuring shops, restaurants, and events. It is the Lenawee County Seat and is located in close proximity to three major metropolitan areas – Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Detroit.

Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the Director organizes activities of the Community and Economic Development Department, including business attraction, planning and zoning administration, development review, housing administration and economic development services. Responsibilities include supervision of 5 full-time staff members, budget preparation, and oversight of state and federal grant programs. Knowledge of municipal planning, historic preservation and Brownfield redevelopment laws, Neighborhood Enterprise Zones, Downtown Development Authorities, and TIF programs is preferred.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, planning, business administration, or a related field; a Master’s Degree is preferred. A minimum of five years of directly related and progressively responsible experience in community & economic development, planning, zoning, or other related fields is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary, with the ability to convey departmental concepts in simple terms. The Director will be visible in the community and will provide presentations, recommendations, and updates to the City Commission and community stakeholders.

Salary range of $68,461 – $85,882 depending on qualifications. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references to Heather Lasky, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected] no later than Friday, June 21, 2019. EOE.

Director of Engineering Services
The City of Adrian is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Engineering Services. This position directs and oversees infrastructure construction, maintenance and improvement projects within the City including, but not limited to, engineering work for a full range of municipal projects such as streets, sidewalks, water mains, sanitary and storm sewer lines, and other projects. This position is responsible for the supervision and performance of the Engineering Services Department, the Department of Parks & Forestry, the Department of Public Works, solid waste collection services, and other departments directly or through subordinate supervisors and managers. The Director is assisted by an internal project manager and the City will soon seek proposals from qualified engineering firms to assist with related tasks on a contractual basis.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in civil engineering or a related field. Qualified candidates will have seven or more years of relevant experience. Substantial supervisory and management experience is preferred. Candidate must maintain a valid State of Michigan driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and working knowledge of, or ability to learn, various software applications including AutoCAD and GIS/GPS systems. Designation as a P.E. is preferred, but not required as a combination of relevant experience will be considered.

Salary range of $75,307- $94,471 DOQ. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references to Heather Lasky, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected] no later than Friday, June 7, 2019.

The City of Adrian considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with Federal law. The City also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable State and local laws.

The Adrian, MI Fire Department is seeking candidates for the position of Non-SAFER Grant Funded full-time Firefighter / Paramedic. Starting salary $41,507 including fringe benefit package. After the completion of probation (usually 1 year), the salary increases to $53,169. Requirements: 18 years of age or older; US Citizen; HSD/GED; Michigan FF I & II preferred but not required; Michigan licensed Paramedic prior to completion of the probationary period; Hazmat Operations; Valid MI driver’s license or equivalent; 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 and provide copies of fire/EMS licensing.
Candidates must successfully complete the Conference of Western Wayne Firefighter Written Test and a CPAT physical agility test approved by the Fire Chief within 180 days of the hire date or provide a non-expired certificate on the date of hire.
Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Director, Adrian City Hall, 135 E. Maumee Street, Adrian, MI 49221, or by e-mail to [email protected], no later than May 31, 2019 for consideration.

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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