Employment Opportunities

Harbor Transit Transportation Director

The City of Grand Haven, in conjunction with Harbor Transit Multi Modal Transportation System, is seeking an individual to serve as our Transportation Director. The successful candidate will oversee our demand response bus system covering five municipalities and 55 square miles, manage our trolley program for special event rentals and perform contract administration over the Grand Haven Memorial Airport. Our current staff includes 17 full time, 52 part time and 3 seasonal employees. The Transportation Director reports to the Harbor Transit Multi Modal Transportation System Board of Directors which meets bimonthly. Overall responsibilities include financial management (budget ad capital expenditures), long range strategic planning, personnel management, buildings and fleet maintenance and transit system technology.

A Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, or a related field is required. Several years’ experience in overall management and coordination is necessary as well as proven supervisory skills. Experience in researching, developing, and administering complex departmental budgets, contracts, and grants for State and Federal budgets is preferred. Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations regarding municipal public transportation services and the ability to coordinate and implement complex policies and standards is also desired.

Applications and a complete job description are available at City Hall. Please submit your resume and three professional references along with a completed application to Human Resources, Grand Haven City Hall, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven MI 49417. The salary is commensurate with experience and education. Position is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Work Place

Full Time Fire Fighter

The City of Grand Haven is seeking a Full time Fire Fighter. This is a position that includes shift work within the Department of Public Safety, conducting fire inspections and emergency medical response as necessary as well as to be responsible for the protection of life and property through fire suppression and prevention activities. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to assist in maintaining equipment in a state of readiness within established protocol, to attend monthly training and to have a serious commitment to serve the citizens of Grand Haven.

Basic requirements for this position include; a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum certification as a Firefighter I and II (in accordance with the standards established by the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council). Medical First Responder certification is also required with EMT preferred.

Starting salary for this position is $18.95 per hour. Retirement and medical benefits are included with this full time position. Applications and a complete job description are available at City Hall. Please submit resume and a completed application to Human Resources, Grand Haven City Hall, 519 Washington Ave, Grand Haven MI 49417.

Please apply no later than Friday April 7, 2017.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Work Place