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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:

Part-Time Custodial Maintenance Assistant
Seasonal Park Maintenance
Park Ranger
Building Attendant
Fundraising Coordinator
DDA - Seasonal Groundskeeper Positions
DDA - Part-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Seasonal Gardener / General Maintenance
Assistant Director of Public Works
Park/Building Attendant
Seasonal Park Worker

Part-Time Custodial Maintenance Assistant

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

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

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Park Ranger

Northville Parks and Recreation is recruiting for the following position: Park Ranger
Seasonal, Hourly, Part-time position, 20-40 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, performs a variety of duties in support of daily park activities and programs. Monitors park usage by vehicle and foot patrol. Provides customer service assistance and interfaces with rental groups. Performs general park maintenance and cleaning duties in parks, park restrooms and pavilions. Completes daily reports and identifies maintenance concerns.

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: Customer service and grounds or facility maintenance experience is preferred.

SKILLS: 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. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and ability to perform the physical requirements of trash removal and park maintenance duties.

COMPENSATION: Starting wage: $12.50/hour.

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

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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

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Fundraising Coordinator

The Northville Art House is accepting applications for a Fundraising Coordinator.

Compensation: Part-time position $15.00 per hour. There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Job Description: Work with NAC and Art House Director in programming and managing fundraising events and our membership program for the Art House. Reports to Art House Director.

Arts & Acts: Responsible for programming and managing two-day Arts Festival in Northville:

  • Solicit/manage artists; serve as liaison with artists before, during, after event.
  • Coordinate other aspects of the festival: Musical Acts; Children's Activities; etc.
  • Volunteer oversight.
  • Manage recordkeeping, budgets, etc. and transfer to a secure Art House computer on a regular basis.
  • Solicit sponsorship in coordination with Art House Director.

Fundraising Events: Plan and present other Art House fundraisers, including: ArtCrush (February), Young Artist Art Fair, and other events as needed.

Membership: Generate communication with and stewardship of Art House members and membership marketing. Coordinate member meet-up events.

Hours: Hours average approximately 8 - 10 hours per week with flexibility. Fundraising Coordinator must consider Art House hours (Tuesday-Friday, 12-5; Saturdays, 12-4) so work can be done with Art House staff when necessary. Attend monthly Northville Arts Commission meetings (2nd Wednesday of each month) and monthly staff meetings. Occasional Saturday hours may be required.

Qualifications and desired experience:
Strong organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work both in a team and independently
Membership and Volunteer recruitment and management experience
Event management experience - art fair or fundraising events preferred
Stewardship experience
Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media, WordPress experience
Experience with database maintenance a plus

Closing Date: May 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Applications are available online and should be submitted, along with resume and cover letter to HR@ci.northville.mi.us or HR Department, 215 W Main Street, 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.

The City of Northville is an ADA/EOE employer.

 Employment Application

DDA - Seasonal Groundskeeper Positions

The DDA is accepting applications for 2 seasonal maintenance personnel for the summer. Position runs from mid-May until the end of August. Potential to continue work through mid-November. In addition, applications are being accepted for a Crew Supervisor who will set the schedules for the seasonal employees, identify daily work plan, and oversee the scheduled work.

Compensation: Seasonal Employees $10.50 per hour, Crew Supervisor $13. There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Job Description: General grounds keeping to include Town Square and all areas within the DDA boundaries. Specifically, the job entails:

  • Putting up the market umbrellas in Town Square
  • Daily check of the umbrellas to make sure they are in proper working condition
  • Arrange all tables/chairs in Town Square.
  • Watering of the 80 flower barrels throughout the downtown
  • Water Town Square planters that are not on the sprinkler system
  • Weeding
  • Pulling dead flowers and dead heading of flowers
  • Minor pruning of dead plant material
  • Weekly cleaning of the Town Square Fountain
  • Daily sweeping debris from Town Square.
  • Mulching in Town Square and other plant beds
  • Sweeping sidewalks, Town Square, TS stairs and Drop-off area at Marquis
  • Minor maintenance and repair work
  • Assist with set up and tear down on Friday night concerts
  • Trash removal after Wednesday and Friday night concerts
  • Maintenance of Comerica Community Connection

The position is 32 -40 hours per week. The crew members will each have 3 - 4 daily 7:00 am – 3:30 pm shifts and one 1:00 - 9:30 pm shift a week. Evening shifts Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings to assist with evening concerts and events. Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to perform basic maintenance duties. Applicants must be able to work independently. A physical is required for the position and will be paid for by the DDA.

Inquiries and resumes for the Seasonal position may be directed to Lori Ward, DDA Director, at lward@ci.northville.mi.us.

DDA - Part-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for professional marketing and organizational support to the Executive Director and the DDA Board of Directors. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator functions with considerable independence on a day to day basis in performing activities and is held accountable for results. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, business recruitment and retention, coordination on marketing efforts and special events, and organizational support. The part-time position is 24-28 hours. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position will be posted until filled. Please contact Lori Ward with any questions are 248-349-0345 or lward@ci.northville.mi.us. Click here to see the full job description.

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

Assistant Director of Public Works

This full time management position performs front line administrative supervisory work over construction, maintenance, and repair projects in the Department of Public Works for the City of Northville.

Compensation:   $75,000 - $85,000 DOQ

Position open until filled.

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.

 Detailed Job Description

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.

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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

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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

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