The City of Hastings is accepting applications for a part- time Code Compliance Officer position in the Police Department. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applications will begin May 4, 2018.
The selected candidate will perform and document code violation inspections in response to citizen complaints and routine daily inspections and monitor corrective action taken and compliance with penalties imposed by civil infraction tickets and uniform law citations.
Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED and a driver’s license valid in the State of Michigan. One year of related experience is strongly preferred.
Minimum beginning wage rate for this position is $13.76 per hour and does not include fringe benefits.
An application form and full job description are available upon request at City of Hastings, 201 East State Street, Hastings, Michigan, 49058. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Jeff Pratt, Police Chief, 269- 945-5744.
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Spring clean-up is underway. DPS crews will be picking up compostable yard debris Monday April 16 – Friday, April 20. Residents are advised to have all compostable yard debris placed along the curb prior to the 16th for pick-up.
The City Compost Site re-opened Monday, April 9.
Hours of operation and rules are as follows:
– M, T, Th, Fri: 8 am to 3 pm
– W: 8 am to 7 pm
– First and third Saturdays of each month : 7 to 11 am
– Yard debris must be deposited in the designated areas based on type (green material v. woody)
– No woody material over 3” in diameter may be deposited on the site
– The site only accepts residential material generated within the City of Hastings
– Illegal dumping on site that violates any of the above requirements will result in up to a $500 fine.
– Site is under surveillance by digital cameras and the Hastings City Police
Radon is a colorless ordorless gas derived from the radioactive decay of the element radium that can find its way into homes through basements, crawl spaces and slab foundations. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. It has been estimated that as many as 10 – 35 percent of homes in the Barry-Eaton Health District have elevated radon levels. To learn more about radon and how to obtain a test kit, contact the Barry-Eaton District Health Department, 269-945-9516 or visit their website: https://www.barryeatonhealth.org/healthy-homes
Hastings City Police Chief Jeff Pratt will host Coffee with the Chief from 10 -11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 in the upstairs conference room at Hastings Public Library, 227 E. State Street.