Canton Township
  • CLS - Recreation Services
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $16.48
  • Hourly
  • Variable Hour

No benefits

The following at-will job posting will remain open until all positions are filled



Variable Hour

Pay Rate: $16.48 per hour


Monday through Friday

10:00am - 1:00pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Occasional evenings and weekends

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This position is responsible for the planning and supervision of participants, staff, activities and services for Leisure Services recreation programs.

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

  • Responsible for operating township vehicles and the safe transportation of program participants to assigned locations.
  • Present a professional image, in person and by telephone
  • Responsible for detection and reporting of property and equipment defects
  • Ensure safety rules, policies, regulations and procedures are followed by public and employees
  • Responsible for enforcement of departmental rules and regulations, operating procedures, and policies
  • Maintain accurate program, activity and equipment records
  • Provide information for monthly and annual reports as applicable
  • Responsible for responding to, communicating and documenting emergency situations and incidents, including but not limited to First Aid, CPR, Severe Weather and Missing Child Events
  • Responsible for efficient and effective day to day operations of the recreation site and facility
  • Plan, organize, monitor and conduct recreation activities for participants of assigned programs
  • Prepare facilities and equipment for planned daily programs and events
  • Plan, supervise, create, implement, schedule and coordinate youth programs and activities assigned
  • Coordinate set-up, tear down and clean up of programs and events
  • Responsible for purchasing supplies and equipment for programs and activities
  • Ensure proper ADA accommodations are met in the facility
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must possess a current, valid Driver's License with a driving history that does not create liability concerns; which include, but are not limited to, convictions for reckless driving, careless driving, suspended license or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving
  • Ability to operate a 12-passenger van equipped with a wheelchair lift, with the ability to tow a trailer behind the van as necessary
  • Must be able to possess and perform Basic First Aid and CPR (Adult & Infant) Certifications within 60 days of employment; opportunity for certification will be provided by employer
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner
  • Must be educated in Diabetic Care and Monitoring within one year of employment; opportunity for in-service training and certification will be provided by employer
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public tactfully and courteously
  • Ability to demonstrate techniques and skills associated with assigned programs and activities
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours 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 and staff availability
  • Knowledge of the facilities, equipment and supplies required by the assigned area
  • Previous customer service experience required; supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct recreation programs and the ability to effectively supervise subordinates who are engaged in those activities


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 - Frequently
  • 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

Job Description Updated: January 2016

Reports To: Special Events Coordinator/Enrichment Coordinator

Posting Information: Program Supervisor - Canton Activity Crew (Variable Hour)

  • This is a variable hour job opportunity. Hours fluctuate week to week. Work hours are determined based on workload and availability. An employee in this position will primarily work during a defined season and may be scheduled to work intermittently during the remainder of the year.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as variable hour employees.
  • 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, driving history verification, physical exam, drug screen, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet minimum requirements of 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.
  • Only completed applications received in the Human Resources Division prior to the posting closing will be considered.

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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