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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:

Health and Wellness Coordinator
Park/Building Attendant
Police Officer
Ski & Snowboard Club Coordinator
Substitute School Crossing Guard
Seasonal Park Worker

Health and Wellness Coordinator

Northville Parks and Recreation, a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township, is accepting applications for a part time Health & Wellness Coordinator. The position is a non-union, supervisory position, averaging 15-20 hours per week on a year-round basis. The position is paid hourly with no benefits other than those required by law.

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, the employee in this position creates, plans, organizes, and schedules all aspects of a Health & Wellness program offered by Northville Parks and Recreation. Works closely with the Senior Adult Services staff.

Typical Duties:
Recruit and supervise qualified Instructors
Prepare monthly group fitness schedules, monitor class attendance
Prepare participation and budget reports
Review and approve time sheets for group fitness instructors
Manage instructor schedules, including substitutes
Communicate with participants, instructors, and staff re class schedules
Process walk-in money for deposit and process invoices for payment
Manage Fitness Contracted Service Vendors
Prepare program information for brochure and other marketing
Schedule facilities for all programs
Inventory and monitor fitness equipment; make purchasing recommendations

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in current fitness trends and instruction methods, with a combination of education/training and experience teaching and/or supervising fitness and health & wellness programs. 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 or ability to obtain prior to first day of work is required. Must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license.

Compensation: Starting pay $17.00 - $20.00 per hour, DOQ.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

 Application forms may be obtained on the City of Northville website

Mail completed application forms to Northville Parks and Recreation, 700 W. Baseline Road, Northville, MI 48167, Attn: M. Wyman or email to: mwyman@ci.northville.mi.us.

Northville Parks and Recreation is an EOE/ADA employer

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.

 Employment Application

Police Officer

The City of Northville is located on the west side of both Oakland and Wayne counties and is situated in both counties. The Oakland County portion is surrounded by the City of Novi. The Wayne County portion is surrounded by Northville Township. Northville is served by Northville Public Schools. The city is located 21 miles northeast of Ann Arbor and 29 miles northwest of Detroit. The population was 5,970 at the 2010 census and the city is approximately two square miles in area.

The City of Northville has a very lively downtown with an active Downtown Development Authority. Also, it is home to one of the few remaining horseracing tracks in the State. It has a City Manager form of government that encourages participation from its residents and business owners.

Starting salary is $50,564.80 with top pay being $65,312 after four years. There is a 10 percent educational bonus for a Bachelor’s Degree and a 5 percent educational bonus for an Associate Degree when the officer reaches top pay.

Health, optical, and dental coverage or a monthly opt-out payment is offered. Retirement is through MERS Defined Contribution Plan. The employer contribution is 12% with the employee contributing 3%.

The Department currently consists of a Chief, Captain, two Sergeants and eight Police Officers. The Department contracts for Dispatch and Lock-up services from Northville Township. The Department is currently looking to fill one full-time police officer position.
The Department requires applicants to have a minimum of an Associate Degree in law enforcement or a related field, be MCOLES certifiable, and be at least 21 years of age. Applicants will be selected by an oral board and should be prepared to undergo a comprehensive background investigation, credit check, and psychological examination. The chosen applicant must meet all MCOLES requirements, complete a Field Training Program and a one year probationary period.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing.

 Police Employment Application

Applications should be submitted to:
City of Northville Police Department
Attn: Captain Dustin Krueger
215 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

Open until filled.

Ski & Snowboard Club Coordinator

Northville Parks & Recreation a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township, is accepting applications for a Ski & Snowboard Club Coordinator.

This part-time non-union seasonal position will assist with the administration and supervision of the Northville Ski & Snowboard Club. The position will average 6-8 hours per week, in January and February, plus some planning hours in November and December. Inclusive in the average hours per week is mandatory attendance at all Ski & Snowboard Club trips (Friday’s, January 6 – February 10, 2017, 4:00-10:30pm). This position is paid hourly with no benefits other than those required by law.

Employment contingent on successful completion of pre-employment screening, drug test and background check through the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Sex Offender Registry

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Recreation Superintendent this employee will plan organize, direct and coordinate the specific activities and tasks relating to the Northville Ski & Snowboard Club.

Preferred Qualifications:
Age 21 and above
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Experience in supervising adult volunteers
Experience in working with Youth (required)
Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel
High School Diploma at minimum
Knowledge of practices, principles and current trends of skiing and snowboarding

Compensation: $12.00 - $13.00 per hour, D.O.Q.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. Application forms may be obtained on the City of Northville website. Please mail completed application forms to Northville Parks & Recreation 700 W. Baseline Rd., Northville, MI, 48167, Attn: M. Wyman, or email to mwyman@ci.northville.mi.us.

Northville Parks and Recreation is an EOE/ADA 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 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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