Canton Township
  • MSD - Facilities Maintenance
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $15.45 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No Benefits



Pay Rate: $15.45 per hour


Monday - Friday

7:00am - 12:00pm


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The Custodial/Maintenance Assistant is a part-time position responsible for routine manual labor and maintenance work. Responsibilities include assisting maintenance technician employees with a variety of duties related to Township operations.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Perform routine housekeeping and custodial tasks, including but not limited to cleaning locker rooms, offices, fitness center, and other areas within Township facilities.
  • Perform minor facility and equipment repairs as directed.
  • Responsible for meeting room set-up and tear-down, as assigned.
  • Assist maintenance technicians in the performance of their duties.
  • Perform other assigned duties as required


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Must possess a current, valid Driver's License with a driving history that does not create liability concerns; i.e. convictions of reckless driving, careless driving, a suspended license, or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving
  • Some knowledge of and skill in the operation of hand and power tools required
  • Ability to operate department vehicles including but not limited to small vans or pick-up trucks
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish good working relationships with the public and other employees
  • Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time; ability to work in adverse environmental, extreme weather, and field conditions
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written) required
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours are scheduled based on availability, division requirements, and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting constraints, and staff availability


Reasonable Accommodations: Canton Township provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (734) 394-5260. We encourage all interested qualified applicants to apply for open positions. Request for accommodations will be reviewed case-by-case.

  • Stand- Frequently
  • Walk- Frequently
  • Sit- Occasionally
  • Use of Hands/Fingers- Frequently
  • Reach- Frequently
  • Climb- Occasionally
  • Crawl- Occasionally
  • Squat or Kneel- Frequently
  • Bend- Frequently


  • Less than 10 lbs- Frequently
  • 10 - 29 lbs- Frequently
  • 30 - 59 lbs- Occasionally
  • 60 - 100 lbs- Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs- Frequently
  • 10 - 29 lbs- Frequently
  • 30 - 59 lbs- Occasionally
  • 60 - 100 lbs- Rarely

Reports To: Facilities Supervisor

Job Description Updated: May 23, 2012

Posting Information: Custodial Maintenance Assistant (Part-Time)

  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee in this position can work up to 29 hours per week year-round. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on workload and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position will be classified as part-time.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of the disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen, driving record verification, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements for the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
  • Create an account to apply online or pick up a paper application in the Human Resources Department.

The Charter Township of Canton provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and is committed to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, height, weight, gender identity, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Canton Township takes great pride in the diversity of our community and promotes diversity in the workforce.

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