Employment Opportunities

Substitute School Crossing Guards

The City of Grand Haven provides School Crossing Guards for school buildings within the City limits. We are seeking individuals who are interested in providing protection and assistance to students as they use crosswalks at designated locations. We are currently in need of Substitute Crossing Guards to cover when the regular staff is unable to work.

Educational requirements for this position are a high school diploma or equivalent. Good physical condition is necessary as Crossing Guards must be on location every day regardless of weather conditions. The ability to properly follow and implement all safety requirements of the position is critical. Safety requirements include the ability to stand for extended periods of time, to judge traffic patterns and flow, to communicate verbally in a clear and concise manner as well as to hold a STOP Paddle over your head for periods of time while safely crossing students of all ages. This is an independent position requiring the ability to complete tasks with little to no daily supervision.

This is a paid position with no other benefit eligibility. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Work Place

Public Safety Officer III

The City of Grand Haven Public Safety Department is offering an excellent opportunity for a full time Public Safety Officer III. We are accepting applications in order to create a hiring list that we will keep for a period of one year.

Under the supervision of the Public Safety Sergeant, this individual performs the duties of police officer, firefighter; and medical first responder. These duties include enforcing local ordinances and state laws, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, affecting the physical arrest of suspects, operation of emergency vehicles, conducting criminal investigations, and entering areas dangerous to life and health to extinguish fires in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Applicants must have the ability to work under pressure, act quickly and decisively, as well as obtain accurate information through interview, interrogation and observation. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to analyze information and to communicate and interact professionally with other employees, the general public and various professional contacts. The extensive physical requirements for this position include the ability to lift and carry objects up to 165 pounds.

A BA from an accredited college or university is preferred and the applicant must be licensed or have completed all necessary training to be licensed as a police officer through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards not later than February 15, 2017. Certification level of Firefighter I and II in accordance with the standards set by the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council and current Medical First Responder license is preferred but not required at the time of application. The starting salary is $22.29 per hour based on the current union contract and requires a work schedule of 2184 hours per year.

Applications and a complete job description are available at the Human Resources Department. Please submit resume, three professional references, copies of MCOLES license, FF I and II Certification, MFR license and a completed application to the Human Resources Department, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 no later than January 13, 2017.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Work Place