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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
The City of Northville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Accepting applications for:
Summer Program Counselor
Seasonal Park Worke
Hiring Salary Range: $28 to $30/hour
Part Time: Approximately 20
hours per week
Regular position: Benefits are limited to those
required by law
Location of position: Northville City Hall, 215 W.
Main Street, Northville MI 48167
Opening Date: April 25, 2016
Closing Date: May 6, 2016
Candidates must submit a completed City of Northville Employment
Application in order to be considered. Applications will be accepted
until May 6, 2016. Please attach cover letters and resumes to the
The City of Northville is currently seeking a qualified candidate to
assist us as a Communication Coordinator in planning, developing and
coordinating external communications and media relations for the City.
The position helps build greater internal and public understanding of
the City of Northville’s policies, programs and services by effectively
communicating information about the City organization through
traditional, digital, and social media channels. The successful
candidate will have experience with media relations and content
journalism, and have a strong desire and passion to assist the City of
The successful candidate for the Communication Coordinator will be
able to perform the following duties:
- Assist in planning and carrying out traditional and social media
strategies and tactics.
- Conceptualize, develop, maintain and promote content for all
City of Northville departments. Includes producing written and
- Help develop and manage the organization’s social media channels
and maintain the organization’s social media presence by writing
content; posting images and videos; responding to comments and
inquiries; and tracking results.
- Consult with internal personnel to identify, research, develop
and produce stories about the City of Northville operations,
programs and services, and share those stories through traditional
and social media channels.
- Help execute rapid response for breaking stories, including
providing information and messages, writing news releases,
responding to media inquiries and coordinating media contacts. This
could require after hours or weekend call-ins.
- Help develop a Crisis Communications Plan and supporting
- Coordinate a comprehensive update to the City Website.
- Assist with production of newsletter, website and press release
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Research best communication practices of other communities and
develop communications plans and policies.
- Coordinate posts and responses on social media.
- Work with Northville Community groups and surrounding
communities to develop consistent messaging.
Qualifications for Communications Coordinator:
- Experience communicating with the news media.
- Experience with brand journalism, content marketing or content
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including
knowledge of AP Style.
- Knowledgeable and experienced in public relations topics and
strategies, including but not limited to media relations, marketing,
social media and copyrighting.
- Ability to develop and maintain social media channels and online
- Ability to write material for public consumption and produce
content for a variety of channels and audiences.
- Ability to use independent judgment in the exercise of daily
responsibilities and work effectively under tight deadlines.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with
employees and the public, and experience working with public sector
- Proficient knowledge of publishing software.
Education Requirements for Communications Coordinator: Graduation
from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in
communications, marketing, advertising, journalism or related field.
Experience Requirements for Communications Coordinator: Two years'
experience in public relations, communications, social media, news media
or related experience.
Other Requirements: May be required to perform on-call duty,
weekends, and holidays as directed.
The mission of the elected officials, volunteers, and staff of the
City of Northville is to provide quality public services in partnership
with its citizens, businesses, schools, and other governmental agencies.
A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted
on application. All employment offers are contingent on the successful
completion of a post-offer physical, which includes drug and alcohol
Send application and resume to:
Melissa Wyman, HR Specialist
215 West Main, Northville MI. 48167
Summer Program Counselor
Northville Parks and Recreation Department, a shared service between
the City of Northville and Northville Township is accepting applications
for Summer Programs counselors. The position is a non-union, seasonal
position; mid June through mid August, some prep hours in May required.
Monday-Friday with the exception of calendar dictated holiday/s.
Approximately 25-35 hours per week. The position is paid hourly with no
Job Summary: Under the Direction of the Summer Program
Director and Assistant Director, counselors supervise children ages 5
-11, plan and lead activities including group games, swimming, crafts,
for day camp and similar activities for the Safety Town Program, etc.
Also responsible for set up, take down, equipment inventory and record
Minimum Qualifications: 18 years of age or older
preferred. A minimum of one (1) year experience teaching, coaching or
supervising children in a group setting. Babysitting jobs alone will not
qualify you for this position. 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 AED training or ability to
obtain prior to first day of work.
Application Deadline: April 29, 2016. Mail completed
application form and resume to Northville Parks & Recreation, 700 W.
Baseline, Northville, Mi 48167, Attn: P. Brown, or e-mail to
No phone calls please.
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.
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
Application Deadline: Open
Contact info: Jason Nezich 248 305 2878 /