Employment Opportunities

METER DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR

The City of Sturgis is accepting applications for the position of Meter Department Supervisor. The successful candidate will direct and supervise the training and scheduling of staff. Will also oversee and participate in testing, repair, installation, and maintenance of electric meters, water meters and related devices. Candidate will also oversee and participate with service disconnects, reconnects, investigate inaccurate registration, prepare reports, respond to all emergencies at all hours as needed, practice good housekeeping, be responsible for assigned vehicles, maintain all safety practices for department, and other duties as assigned.

Supervisory and experience in a comparable position is preferred with minimum qualifications including a high school diploma or equivalent with additional technical and vocational training in electric and water meter maintenance and repair; valid driver’s license; certification in CPR and first aid; Michigan Class C Operator certificate; must have very strong communication skills for customer service, employees, and management; and experience with computers and programs.

The City of Sturgis offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Applications are available from the City’s website http://www.sturgismi.gov/HR and at the address below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Sturgis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For confidential consideration, submit an Employee Application and résumé to: Attn: Human Resources, City of Sturgis, 130 N. Nottawa St., Sturgis MI 49091
Or dnorthrup@sturgismi.gov

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CITY OF STURGIS GIS MANAGER

The City of Sturgis is accepting applications for a GIS Manager. The GIS Manager will manage all GIS related activities for the City and support GIS functions for all the City departments. The position includes duties that range from GIS management and leadership to technical GIS execution.

Functions will include, but not limited to supervising and training GIS and City staff; coordination of GIS work; direct related data development projects; provide expertise to City staff, engineers, planners, consultants and developers; maintain utility databases; data manipulation; attend City meetings and Commission Meetings; implementation and maintenance of Quality Control/Quality Assurance program and/or procedures.

Employment Qualifications – include proficiency with ESRI software ArcGIS; GIS data conversion, editing, map production, spatial database management, spatial analysis and reporting; AutoCAD and/or MicroStation and relation to GIS; strong cartographic/data management skills; import and export data from DBFs; Access tables and queries and SQL statements; strong leadership, mentoring and team-building skills; experience with project management and budgets; very strong communication skills with the public, City employees, management, Commission, Local, State and Federal governments with both oral and written skills; knowledge of server maintenance and computer networks; and development of specifications for aerial photography.

Education – Minimum of five (5) years of applied GIS experience, College or work experience in Geography, Cartography, Planning, Natural Resources, Engineering, GIS or related fields.

The City of Sturgis offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Applications are available from the City’s website http://www.sturgismi.gov/HR and at the address below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Sturgis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For confidential consideration, submit an Employee Application and résumé to: Attn: Human Resources, City of Sturgis, 130 N. Nottawa St., Sturgis MI 49091
or dnorthrup@sturgismi.gov

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FACILITIES MANAGER

The City of Sturgis is seeking a full time Facilities Manager for our city-wide facilities. The ideal candidate will plan, direct, evaluate, oversee, organize, supervise and coordinate with departments the activities and operation of all City facilities, with building related services, materials and contractors. Manager will develop and implement short and long-term goals and objectives, manage service contracts, develop annual budgets, and coordinate assigned activities with departments and outside agencies. Five years’ experience in administration and supervision required, with a Bachelor’s degree in related field, or specialized training in facilities management and maintenance preferred. Detailed job description available on request.

The City of Sturgis offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Applications are available from the City’s website http://www.sturgismi.gov/HR and at the address below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Sturgis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For confidential consideration, submit an Employee Application and résumé to: Attn: Human Resources, City of Sturgis, 130 N. Nottawa St., Sturgis MI 49091
or dnorthrup@sturgismi.gov

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