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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:

Custodial Maintenance Assistant
Equipment Operator
Laborer
Recreation Coordinator – Seniors
Crossing Guard
Seasonal Park Maintenance
Building Attendant
Seasonal Gardener / General Maintenance
Park/Building Attendant
Seasonal Park Worker

Custodial Maintenance Assistant

POSITION TYPE: Permanent Part-Time
DEPARTMENT: Housing
SALARY: $12.00 per hour
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

General Summary
The purpose of this position is the routine maintenance of the physical components of the property and grounds through timely and quality completion of routine and custodial maintenance and turnover of vacant units. The Custodian must demonstrate skills at operating light duty mechanical equipment and exhibit a basic knowledge of general, custodial and grounds maintenance techniques. The individual will perform corrective and preventive maintenance and or other authorized written or verbal instructions.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This is a non-supervisory position.

Northville Housing Commission is accepting applications for a part-time Custodial Maintenance Assistant. Employees in this position perform janitorial services for Allen Terrace senior citizen apartment community. The schedule for this position is typically from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. four days per week.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Clean public restroom, lobby, common areas to include vacuuming
  • Clean vacant apartments
  • Perform minor maintenance duties
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Possess necessary custodial skills – some janitorial experience preferred
  • General knowledge of janitorial supplies and their applications
  • Ability to perform outlined tasks with minimal supervision
  • Capable of lifting tools, equipment, or materials weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Self-motivated and prompt in performing tasks
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age
  • The most qualified candidates will then be evaluated at an oral interview.
  • The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical.

Compensation

  • Part-time position $12.00 per hour. There are no fringe benefits with this position

The City of Northville is an ADA/EOE employer.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and employment application to Human Resources, at HR@ci.northville.mi.us or mailed to 215 W. Main Street, Northville, Michigan 48167.

 Employment Application

Equipment Operator

The City of Northville is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator position. This full-time position performs strenuous physical labor on construction and repair projects in the Department of Public Works and must operate a variety of heavy equipment during the performance of their duties.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Michigan driver’s license and CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsement or obtain one within 90 days of employment.

Applications are available from the City of Northville, 215 W. Main St., Northville, MI 48167, at the link below or by emailing HR@ci.northville.mi.us. Applications are due to be submitted and will be received by the City of Northville Department of Public Works at the above address no later than November 16, 2018.

 Employment Application

The City of Northville is an EOE / ADA Employer

Laborer

The City of Northville is accepting applications for a Laborer position. This full-time position performs strenuous physical labor on construction maintenance and repair projects in the Department of Public Works.
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Michigan driver’s license and CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsement or obtain one within 90 days of employment.

Applications are available from the City of Northville, 215 W. Main St., Northville, MI 48167, at the link below or by emailing HR@ci.northville.mi.us. Applications are due to be submitted and will be received by the City of Northville Department of Public Works at the above address no later than November 16, 2018.

 Employment Application

The City of Northville is an EOE / ADA Employer

Recreation Coordinator – Seniors

Part-time position, averaging 20-24 hrs/week

REPORTS TO: Senior Services Supervisor

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Senior Services Supervisor, assists with the planning and organizing of enrichment, social, and lifelong learning programs and events within the Senior Services Division of the Parks and Recreation Department, along with developing and overseeing the Health &Wellness/Fitness program. Assists in the promotion, marketing, and advertising of the program; monitors program attendance and budgets, processes daily receipts and instructor invoices, and completes required reports. Supervises contractual and part-time employees.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION: A High School Diploma or GED is required; an Associate’s Degree or above in Recreation, Health & Wellness/Fitness, Geriatrics, or Education is desirable.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years paid work experience in a Recreation or Geriatric programming, Health & Wellness/Fitness setting. Supervisory experience is desirable.

SKILLS: Knowledge of program planning for Recreation, Senior Services, or Health & Wellness/Fitness. Ability to supervise and organize staff. Proficient knowledge and skill in standard office equipment and software, including Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Ability to learn other specialized software for program registrations. Ability to accurately produce program participation and budget reports. Strong communication skills, ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public and with department team members. Ability to work independently, and work limited evening/weekend hours as needed.

COMPENSATION: Starting range: $15.00 - $17.00/hour, depending on qualifications.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. (Posted 8-21-18)

Applications are available and should be submitted, along with resume and cover letter to:
Northville Parks and Recreation Department
700 W. Baseline Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

The most qualified candidates will then be evaluated on an oral interview. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical.

NORTHVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 Employment Application

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 people in 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 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 $11.69 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

The City of Northville is an ADA/EOE employer.

 Employment Application

Seasonal Park Maintenance

Northville Parks and Recreation is recruiting for the following position: Seasonal Park Maintenance
Seasonal, Hourly, Part-time position, up to 40 hrs/week. Annual hours will not exceed 1,560. Weekend shifts required.

REPORTS TO: Parks and Facilities Supervisor

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Parks and Facilities Supervisor, performs a variety of routine and skilled maintenance, activity set-up/preparation, and custodial duties in support of park and recreation buildings and grounds. Typical maintenance, repair, set-up, and cleaning duties include work in park restrooms, pavilions, ball fields, playgrounds, and landscape areas. Operates trucks, utility vehicles, and other equipment and tools.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:
A High School Diploma or GED; or any combination of experience and training which meet the minimum qualifications. Must possess a current, valid Michigan driver’s license with a driving history that does not create liability concerns.

EXPERIENCE: Grounds, facility maintenance, or custodial experience is preferred.

SKILLS: Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, and work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and ability to perform the physical requirements of trash removal, equipment operation, and park maintenance duties.

COMPENSATION: Starting range: $10.50 - $11.50/hour, D.O.Q.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

Applications are available and should be submitted to:
Northville Parks and Recreation Department
700 W. Baseline Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

The most qualified candidates will then be evaluated on an oral interview. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical.

NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 Employment Application

Building Attendant

Northville Parks and Recreation is recruiting for the following position: Building Attendant
Year round, Hourly, Part-time position, avg. 16-28 hrs/week. Annual hours will not exceed 1,560. Weekend and evening shifts required.

REPORTS TO: Parks and Facilities Supervisor

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Parks and Facilities Supervisor, oversees recreation programs/events, open activities, and rental groups. Collects fees, provides customer service assistance, sets up equipment for activities and events, and performs general cleaning duties.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:
A High School Diploma or GED; or any combination of experience and training that meets the minimum qualifications.

EXPERIENCE: Work experience with cash handling and/or customer service is preferred. Facility set-up or facility supervision experience is desirable.

SKILLS: Cash handling skills, ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and ability to perform the physical requirements of equipment set-up. Strong communication skills, ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public and with department team members. Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, and work independently with minimal supervision.

COMPENSATION: Starting range: $11.00 - $12.00/hour, depending on qualifications.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

Applications are available and should be submitted to:
Northville Parks and Recreation Department
700 W. Baseline Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

The most qualified candidates will then be evaluated on an oral interview. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical.

NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 Employment Application

Seasonal Gardener / General Maintenance

Northville Housing Commission is accepting applications for Seasonal Gardener/General Maintenance Worker for Allen Terrace senior citizen apartment community. Employees in this position provide outside grounds maintenance and minor interior maintenance and cleaning. (Note: A separate lawn service handles lawn care and fertilization).

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to perform basic maintenance/gardening duties. Average work week schedule would be up to 25 hours per week, typically from 8 a.m. - noon, April/May through September. Starting wage is $10 per hour. There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and employment application to Human Resources, at HR@ci.northville.mi.us or mailed to 215 W. Main Street, Northville, Michigan 48167. ADA/EOE

 Employment Application

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 Mark Gasche at (248) 449-9941.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Applications, available from the City of Northville, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, MI 48167 or by calling (248) 349-1300, are to be submitted to, and received by Mark Gasche at mgasche@twp.northville.mi.us or 700 W. Baseline, Northville, Michigan 48167

The City of Northville is an ADA/EOE employer.

 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: Mark Gasche 248-449-9941 / mgasche@twp.northville.mi.us

 Employment Application