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DPW Laborer for the Animal Shelter

The Charter Township of Brownstown is accepting applications for the position DPW Laborer in the animal shelter. This is a part time non-union position. Applicants should completely fill out a Township application and

include a resume listing job experience. The hours for this position will be 8am to 1pm Monday through Friday. Hourly wage is $14.74 

General Duties: 

Work will be performed under the direction of the full time Animal Control Officers. General daily duties will include: 

  •     Clean animal kennels.
  •     Clean animal shelter area both indoors and outdoors.
  •     Assist with walking dogs as needed.
  •     Assist Animal Control Officers as needed.
  •     Must follow all procedures/protocols of animal shelter.

Qualifications for consideration:

  •     Valid & current Michigan drivers license
  •     Ability to perform heavy manual labor under all types of weather and
        other conditions.
  •     Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  •     Ability to work effectively with other employees.
  •     Ability to pass a medical physical, drug screen, and background check.
  •     Ability to work in confined spaces (animal kennels).
  •     High school diploma or GED equivalent.


Preferred additional qualifications:

  • Past experience in the field of Public Works and/or animal shelter work experience.


Deadline of applications for consideration is March 31, 2017
Send completed application with resume to:
Linda Kooyman
Human Resources Director
21313 Telegraph Road
Brownstown, Ml 48183


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Applications are available at the Clerk’s Office or at www.brownstown-mi.org.  Resumes accompanied with applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Completed applications may also be sent to:  Brian Peters, Clerk, Charter Township of Brownstown, 21313 Telegraph Rd., Brownstown MI 48183.

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