Employment Opportunities

May 16, 2024: Fort Gratiot is seeking candidates for the positions of Building Official and Building Inspector; dependent on qualifications, the positions may be combined. Please see postings, below. All required documents must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2024, by mail, in person, by dropbox or by email to rbuechler@fortgratiot.us. Interviews will be scheduled and conducted as applications are received, and ideally will be concluded on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Candidate must be able to satisfactorily pass a background check and drug test prior to employment.


Building Official

Fort Gratiot Charter Township is seeking a person for the position of Building Official, approximately 20 hours per week. Some evening meetings may be required periodically. Click here for the full Building Official job description.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Supervisor, responsible for overall direction and management of the Building Department in the enforcement of Building Codes and related Ordinances, the issuance of related permits and the licensing of contractors within the Charter Township of Fort Gratiot, to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the public. Also responsible for the supervision, evaluation, discipline and recommendation of hiring and discharge of all subordinate members of the Department. Performs related work, as required.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with the general public and create and maintain a good working relationship with co-workers, Township officials, and the public. Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software, experience with the BS&A municipal software systems preferred. Ability to work within specific time constraints and meet deadlines.

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the Plan Review and Building Inspector or equivalent and Building Official level designation by the State of Michigan, required; comprehensive knowledge of building code enforcement principles and practices, required. 

Interested persons will submit a signed and completed application, written letter, and resume to the Clerk, prior to the deadline, below. Faxed copies are not accepted.

Submit all required documents by 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2024, by mail, in person, by dropbox or by email to rbuechler@fortgratiot.us. Interviews will be scheduled and conducted as applications are received, and ideally will be concluded on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Candidate must be able to satisfactorily pass a background check and drug test prior to employment.

DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Thursday, May 30, 2024


Building Inspector

Fort Gratiot Charter Township is seeking a person for the position of Building Inspector, approximately 20 hours per week. Some evening meetings may be required periodically. Click here for the full Building Inspector job description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Building Official, responsible for the Enforcement of Building Codes and related Ordinances, the issuance of related permits and the licensing of Contractors with the Township to protect the health and safety of the public.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with the general public and create and maintain a good working relationship with co-workers, Township officials, and the public. Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software, experience with the BS&A municipal software systems preferred. Ability to work within specific time constraints and meet deadlines.

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the Plan Review and Building Inspector or equivalent level designation by the State of Michigan, required; comprehensive knowledge of building code enforcement principles and practices, required. 

Interested persons will submit a signed and completed application, written letter, and resume to the Clerk, prior to the deadline, below. Faxed copies are not accepted.

Submit all required documents by 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2024, by mail, in person, by dropbox or by email to rbuechler@fortgratiot.us. Interviews will be scheduled and conducted as applications are received, and ideally will be concluded on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Candidate must be able to satisfactorily pass a background check and drug test prior to employment.

DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Thursday, May 30, 2024