Employment Opportunities

Wyandotte Municipal Services
Electric Department
AMI Billing Specialist

Shift: Days
Employment Status: Full Time – Non-Exempt
Regular Hours/Week: 40 hours
Driver’s License: Not Required
General Statement of Duties: An employee in this classification will perform a variety of tasks associated with using applications to collect, report, file, and maintain various information required for billing, customer service, work orders, and the collection of utility usage data.

Supervision Received: Work is performed under the general supervision of the Electric Department Supervision or an employee of a higher grade as designated.

Supervision Exercised: The employee shall be required to organize their own work and at times, provide work direction of union employees in the collection of billing and customer data.

Essential Job Functions: An Employee in this job may be called upon to perform any or all of the following tasks: Initiate contracts, service orders, connects, disconnects, and confirm usage for electric and water services by preparing various reports and communications. Perform required record keeping and filing duties in various areas as directed. Gather and edit billing data, review exception reporting, create re-read lists in the appropriate applications such as the Aclara system, Badger system, and Gridstream. Must upload and download data from hand held devices. Operate, maintain, and configure the meter applications and various BS&A software applications such as work orders, purchase order, and utility billing. In addition, the employee shall be responsible for running bill files in each system for each cycle from Badger, Aclara & Landis & Gyr systems and understand the Large Customer Billing. Employee must be able to react to new assignments positively and handle tasks as they arise. Must be able to work overtime as required.

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities: An employee in this job title must have: A High School education with good math skills, and reasonable knowledge in the use of computers and a variety of office equipment. The employee must have the ability to learn and use the meter reading software of Aclara, Badger, and Gridstream and BS&A software applications. Must have the ability to assemble and compile data and interpret the results with accuracy. Be proficient with Microsoft Office including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Have the ability to communicate fluently and write effectively in English. Possess reasonable mechanical aptitude and the ability to comprehend and fully understand instructions. The employee must possess reasonable hand eye coordination, possess sufficient strength and agility required to perform light to medium manual tasks as listed under the “Physical Demands of Position Section”; be able to maintain positive attitude, and communicate and work safely and effectively with other people.

Minimum Qualifications: To be considered as a possible candidate for this position, an employee must meet the requirements listed under the “Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability”, “Safety Precautions” and “Physical Demands of Position” sections. Successful completion of the probationary period will be determined by skill, accuracy in the performance of duties, educational development and basic knowledge of duties associated with the classification.

Equipment Used: The employee in this classification shall be required to properly operate a computer and equipment found in an office setting.

Safety Precautions: The successful candidate must be able to wear protective equipment such as safety glasses, goggles, gloves, and other equipment as required and provided. The employee must be able to comply with all applicable MIOSHA/OSHA safety policies and procedures associated with the industry.

Physical Demands of the Position: The successful candidate must be able to: Work indoors under varying temperature conditions. Be mentally alert, have good initiative and judgment, and have good speaking ability. The employee shall be able to meet physical demands and be able to stand 45% of the time, walk 10% of the time and sit 45% of the time; Be able to perform stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching and be able to speak, hear, see (color vision required), and have dexterous hands.

Rate: $16.00 – $21.00/hourly commensurate with education and experience.

The City of Wyandotte Municipal Services offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Our application can be accessed here and emailed to wmsjobs@wyan.org or faxed to 734-324-4519. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.


City of Sturgis
Electric Department
Journey Lineworker

The City of Sturgis is accepting applications for the position of Journey Lineworker. The successful candidate will work on a crew under the supervision of a line foreman for construction, installation, repair and maintenance of the transmission, distribution and street light electrical systems – troubleshooting, operating of tools and equipment, and being “on-call” for emergency repairs. The successful candidate must demonstrate considerable knowledge of typical work practices and have an excellent safety record.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to, a high school diploma, a valid Michigan driver’s license with a Class A CDL endorsement, a Journey Lineworker certificate, and a minimum of five (5) years experience as a Journey Lineworker. Current CPR and first aid certificates and prior supervision experience a plus but not required. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

The City offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefit package. More information available at sturgismi.gov/HR or at City Hall. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For confidential consideration please mail, fax, or e-mail application and resume to: ATTN: Human Resources, City of Sturgis, 130 N Nottawa St, Sturgis MI 49091 or dnorthrup@sturgimi.gov EOE.