EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Van Buren County Road Commission is not currently hiring; however, we are always accepting applications.  All applications must be completed in person at the Van Buren County Road Commission, 325 West James Street, Lawrence, MI.  Our hours are 7 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday.  Summer hours are 6 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday.  

Thank you for your interest in our organization!


Van Buren Conservation District - Seasonal Field Survey Technician

The Van Buren County Conservation District is working with the SWxSW Corner CISMA to hire a Seasonal Field Survey Technician for the next couple months to survey, map and be our boots on the ground here in Berrien and Van Buren Counties for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Interested parties can find more information about the position and how to apply here: https://vanburencd.org/news.  


LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN PUBLIC WORKS?  

GRCC Public Works Academy A career serving your community is at your fingertips.  Don’t miss this opportunity to enter the field of public works!  Public works employees are vitally important in our communities, and in great demand across West Michigan. Municipalities are looking for people who are passionate about improving the lives of those around them. 
The need is great, so communities have partnered with Grand Rapids Community College to develop a hands-on, active learning experience that prepares people for great careers and opportunities in public works.

Successful graduates of the Public Works Academy will receive interviews with two of the community partners for possible seasonal or internship positions at public works facilities in West Michigan. This is the first step to secure a full-time position.

Job titles include:
• Building specialist • Engineering technician • Equipment operator • Fleet services technician • Maintenance worker for utilities, streets, grounds and buildings

Two Training Sessions to choose from: January 21-April 17, 2019 from 5:30 - 8:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays or January 22-March 12, 2019 from 9:00am - 3:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The program consists of 84 hours of training.

Program is $652 (if you live in the cities of Grand Rapids, Kentwood or Wyoming it's just $25) - the remaining cost is off-set by grant funding. This is open to individuals over 18 years old who are ready to work. High school diploma or GED is recommended. A valid drivers license may be required. 

To register go to: grcc.edu/publicworks.

Location: GRCC’s Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC 622 Godfrey Ave. SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Community Partners: City of Grand Rapids Public Works City of Grand Haven Public Works City of Kentwood Public Works Kent County Road Commission Muskegon County Road Commission Van Buren County Road Commission Michigan Department of Transportation Prein&Newhof Rowe Professional Services

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