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Unless directed otherwise in a job posting or advertisement, completed applications should be sent to:

City of Northville
Attn: Melissa Wyman, Finance Department
215 West Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

 Employment Application

The City of Northville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accepting applications for:

Day Camp Director
Day Camp Counselor
Parks and Recreation Senior Services Supervisor
Park/Building Attendant
Substitute School Crossing Guard
Seasonal Park Worker

Summer Day Camp Director

Northville Parks and Recreation, a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township and is accepting applications for a Director for the department sponsored Summer Day Camp program. May/June through mid August, Monday- Friday with the exception of calendar dictated holiday/s. Approximately 30-40 hours per week. Mandatory in-service, preparation and planning time TBD prior to program start date. The position is a non-union, seasonal position, paid hourly with no benefits other than those required by law and is not available to accumulate compensation hours.

Typical Duties
Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor or their designee the employee in this position administers all aspects of a safe, fun, exciting and educational experience for children in a day camp setting. Including but not limited to:

  • Daily supervision and responsibility for children ages 6-11 for day camp
  • Supervision of teens and adults for summer programs and special events
  • Supervision of Day Camp staff and interaction with parents
  • Plan and implement and execute daily activities for Day Camp
Minimum Qualifications
21 years of age or older. Certified teacher or background in child development, elementary education or recreation with a minimum experience of (1) year. Mature self confident and energetic. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to and from work sites. Certification of Basic First Aid and Adult & Child CPR with optional AED training or ability to obtain prior to first day of work. A criterion for this position requires a background check through the Michigan State Police ICHAT and the Sex Offender Registry.

Estimated Work Time
Monday-Friday, June 19-August 18 (exception of calendar dictated holiday/s). Mandatory staff in service (dates to be determined) Preparation and planning time TBD prior to program start dates.

Hourly Pay Range: Hourly range: $13.00-$14.00 /DOQ

Application Deadline: Open until filled.  Email completed application form to dlesmeister@ci.northville.mi.us or mail to David Lesmeister, Recreation Supervisor Northville Parks & Recreation 700 W. Baseline Northville, MI 48167

 Employment Application 

No Phone Calls Please

Northville Parks & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer

Summer Day Camp Counselors: Two Positions Open

Northville Parks and Recreation, a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township and is accepting applications for two counselor positions for the department sponsored Summer Day Camp program. Mid May/ June through mid August, Monday- Friday with the exception of calendar dictated holiday/s. Approximately 30-40 hours per week. Mandatory in-service, preparation and planning time TBD prior to program start date. The position is a non-union, seasonal position, paid hourly with no benefits other than those required by law and is not available to accumulate compensation hours.

Typical Duties:
Under the supervision of the Day Camp Director and /or Day Camp Assistant Director, Recreation Supervisor or their designee. Counselors supervise children ages 6 -11, plan and lead activities  including group games, swimming, crafts, and field trips. Implement safe  play practices and manage age-appropriate levels of fair play and competition. Also responsible for set up, take down, equipment inventory and record keeping. Possible Supervision of additional summer programs and activities including teens and special Event for patrons of all ages.

Preferred Qualifications:
18 years of age or older preferred. A minimum of one (1) year experience teaching, coaching or supervising children in a group setting. Must possess a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation to and from the work sites. Certification of Basic First Aid and Adult &  Child CPR with optional AED training or ability to obtain prior to first day of work.

Estimated Work Time:
Monday-Friday, June 19 - August 18 with the exception of calendar dictated holiday/s. Mandatory staff In-service (date to be determined) Preparation and planning time  TBD prior to program start dates.

Pay Range: $10.00/hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled.  Email completed application form to dlesmeister@ci.northville.mi.us or mail to David Lesmeister, Recreation Supervisor Northville Parks & Recreation 700 W. Baseline Northville, MI 48167

 Employment Application 

No Phone Calls Please

Northville Parks & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer

Parks and Recreation Senior Services Supervisor

Northville Parks and Recreation, a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township, is accepting applications for a Senior Services Supervisor. The position is a full-time, non-union, exempt, supervisory position with fringe benefits.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Director, develops, implements, and oversees the daily operation of the department’s Senior Services division. Recruits, interviews, and recommends hiring of programming and operational personnel to maintain, improve, and expand programs and services. Oversees the department’s daily transportation and trip programs. Works with community partners, sponsors, and volunteers to provide a comprehensive recreation, life-long learning, and health & wellness senior services program. Coordinates with departmental staff for efficient and safe use and maintenance of the Community Center.

Typical Duties:

  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate qualified senior services staff
  • Develop, plan, promote and supervise a wide variety of senior service programs
  • Prepare program information for brochure and other marketing
  • Prepare participation and budget reports
  • Review, approve, and submit time sheets for senior services staff
  • Coordinate facility scheduling and maintenance needs with departmental staff
  • Communicate with senior center users, program participants, and Senior Services Advisory Commission
  • Oversee system for processing daily receipts, and process invoices for payment
  • Work with community partners and other agencies for the collaborative delivery of senior service programs
  • Prepare grant applications, prepare and submit reports, and solicit sponsorships for programs, events, and services
  • Work effectively within deadlines, with changing priorities, and on evenings and weekends as necessary

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in current issues related to the provision of programs and services for older adults. A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in gerontology, recreation, leisure services, or related field is required. Three or more years’ experience in senior services/recreational programming is required; supervisory experience is desirable. Must be customer service oriented, able to set priorities and work on multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong communication and organizational skills are required. Experience using Microsoft Office products is desirable. Certification of Basic First Aid and Adult & Child CPR with optional AED training is required, or candidate must possess the ability to obtain certifications within six months of hiring.

Compensation: Starting salary $48,000, DOQ.

Application Deadline: March 22nd, or until filled. Mail completed application forms, along with cover letter and resume to Northville Parks and Recreation, 700 W. Baseline Road, Northville, MI 48167, Attn: Mark Gasche or email to: mgasche@ci.northville.mi.us.

 Employment Application 

Northville Parks and Recreation is an EOE/ADA employer
Posted 3-10-17

 

Park/Building Attendant – Northville Parks and Recreation

Northville Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for Park/ Building Attendant position – week day/weekend and evening shifts. Employees in this position provide supervision and maintenance services for the Northville Parks & Recreation facilities.

Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, excellent customer service skills, and be able to perform basic maintenance duties. Average work week schedule would be 10 – 29 hours per week, with schedules changing monthly based on park /building usage.

Starting wage is $10 per hour. There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Questions should be directed to Jason Nezich at (248) 305-2878.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Applications, available from the City of Northville, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, MI 48167, on the City’s website at www.ci.northville.mi.us, or by calling (248) 349-1300, are to be submitted to, and received by Jason Nezich at recreation@ci.northville.mi.us or 700 W. Baseline, Northville, Michigan 48167

The City of Northville is an ADA/EOE employer.

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Substitute School Crossing Guard

The City of Northville is accepting applications for a substitute adult school crossing guard position. This position is responsible for safely crossing elementary and middle school children at designated crosswalks before and after school. Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions and requires the individual to be in good physical condition with good mobility. This position is overseen by the Northville Police Department.

Crossing Guard Responsibilities

  • Stop vehicle and pedestrian traffic and escort school children across designated school crossing zones in all weather conditions.
  • Ensure the safety of children.
  • Effectively communicate with children, parents, and the general public.
  • Report violations of school crossing guard laws and appear in court for those violations.
  • Report unsafe traffic conditions in school crossing zones and suspicious vehicles or persons around the school area.
  • Communicates safety instructions and directions to students, parents, and motorists traveling through the school safety zone.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 18 Years or older
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Dependable
  • Pass a pre-employment background investigation

The City of Northville Police Department will provide all training and equipment required by law to the crossing guard. Crossing times are mornings 7:30am – 8:50am, 2:55pm – 4:00pm, and an occasional late morning/early afternoon on early release days.

Pay is $11.12 per crossing with each crossing guard typically covering 4.5 crossings per day. Benefits are limited to those required by law (social security and workers’ compensation). This is a substitute position that will fill-in during absences of the regular crossing guards.

The position is open until filled. Applications are available on the city’s website and should be sent to the Chief of Police, Northville Police Department, 215 W. Main St., Northville, MI 48167

 Employment Application

Seasonal Park Worker

Northville Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for Seasonal Park Worker, Monday – Friday 7am – 3pm. Employees in this position provide maintenance services for the Northville Parks & Recreation parks and facilities. Position runs from March 21st through November 11th. This is a seasonal position.

Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to perform basic maintenance duties. Average work week schedule would be up to 40 hours per week, with occasional flex scheduling depending on work load.

Starting wage is $10 per hour depending on experience. There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Applications accepted online at recreation@ci.northville.mi.us

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Contact info: Jason Nezich 248 305 2878 / jnezich@ci.northville.mi.us
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