Canton Township
  • CLS - Community Center
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $16.48
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No benefits

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


Summit on the Park


Pay Rate: $16.48 per hour


Monday - Thursday 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Rotating Saturdays 1:00 P.M until 7:00 P.M.

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This position is responsible for the supervision of the gymnasium, gym programming as well as the fitness center at the Summit on the Park. An employee in this classification is responsible for ensuring that all guests and members who participate in gymnasium and fitness center activities are provided with a safe environment and excellent customer service.

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

  • Monitors, organizes, and supervises open recreational activities in the gymnasium, indoor track, and/or fitness center
  • Promotes Leisure Services Core Values and provides excellent customer service; including but not limited to, greeting and interacting with participants and families in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Develops timely and effective communication strategies to encourage gymnasium activities.
  • Ensures participants abide by facility rules, safety standards, and schedules.
  • Plans and implements programming in the gymnasium.
  • Oversees the setup and break down of scheduled gym activities.
  • Administers fitness center tours, orientations and equipment demonstrations
  • Attends to guest questions regarding fitness center equipment.
  • Demonstrates proper lifting and usage of fitness center equipment.
  • Ensures the ongoing availability of programs to meet the needs of the community.
  • Reviews and evaluates high usage times, member participation and requests and reports findings to Supervisor.
  • Monitors and maintains gymnasium and fitness center facilities and equipment.
  • Communicates with parents and participants on a regular basis to ensure knowledge of schedules and rules
  • Responds to, communicates and documents emergency situations including but not limited to First Aid, Severe Weather, and Missing Child.
  • Assists with enforcement and compliance of safety program rules, policies, regulations, and procedures by participants and employees
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings as required
  • Stays abreast of all Canton Leisure Services communications including but not limited to reviewing and responding to email on a daily basis.
  • Performs 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.
  • Considerable knowledge of Summit on the Park facility operations or Recreation programs required.
  • Strong knowledge of exercise and fitness equipment.
  • Ability to demonstrate proper lifting technique.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified within 60 days of employment.
  • Previous experience in dealing with the public in a mature and responsible manner.
  • Ability to supervise gymnasium activities and enforce gymnasium rules and safety standards.
  • Must have knowledge of, and/or training in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct recreation programs and the ability to effectively supervise subordinates who are engaged in those activities.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner.
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies to fellow employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, customer service-oriented environment.
  • 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.


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 Rachelle Howell, HR Manager 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/Kneel - Occasionally
  • 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: Facility Specialist / Health & Wellness Specialist

Job Description Updated: August 2, 2017

Posting Information: Fitness & Gymnasium Specialist - Summit on the Park (Part-Time)

  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee in this position can work up to a maximum of 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 are not full-time and will be classified as part-time 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 of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. This position will remain open until filled. 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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