Canton Township
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  • Canton, MI, USA
  • 15.45
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No benefits

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



Pay Rate: $15.45 per hour

Season: April 1st - September 30th

Shifts are available 7 days a week between the hours of 6:30am and 11:00pm

Must be available on weekends between 6:30am and 2:30pm

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The Park Ranger is a seasonal position responsible for routine manual labor and maintenance work in a variety of parks and ground functions.

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

  • Responsible for enforcement of established park rules and local ordinances
  • Responsible for greeting and assisting park patrons and guests in a pleasant, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Ensure a pleasant and safe park environment for all park guests; responsible for the general security of assigned park including any necessary communication with local law enforcement agencies
  • Assist with general custodial and maintenance of park buildings and facilities, including but not limited to, sweeping, trash pickup, and other general groundskeeping duties as assigned
  • Perform manual labor, including but not limited to, mowing, snow shoveling, and salting
  • Assist in the set‐up and take down of special events as assigned
  • 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; which includes, but is not limited to, convictions for reckless driving, careless driving, suspended license, or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with employees and the general public
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to drive a pickup truck or utility cart
  • General knowledge of security practices ensuring park safety for all guests
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self‐start in discharging responsibilities
  • Ability to properly and safely operate a wide variety of maintenance equipment, including but not limited to, tractors, sweepers and different types of power mowers, lawn equipment, and hand and power tools
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor; the ability to work in adverse environmental, extreme weather and field conditions
  • 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/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 - Frequently
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

Reports To: Parks Supervisor

Job Description Updated: May 3, 2012

Posting Information: Park Ranger (Part-Time and Seasonal)

  • Part-Time employees can work no more than 29 hours per week and can remain on the schedule year-round.
  • Seasonal employees can work for a defined period of time (typically 4-6 months) and can work up to 40 hours per week.
  • 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 or seasonal 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 record verification, physical exam, drug screen, 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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