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The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. As such, the Charter Township of Ypsilanti provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, disability, genetic information (GINA), height, weight, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by state and federal laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, working conditions and training.

 

Submit employment applications in person to the Human Resource Department located on the second floor of the Tiden R. Stumbo Civic Center or online through the Township website. Applications remain on file for one year and are considered active for positions that become open. Employment opportunities are posted within the following publications and agencies:

  • Ytown.org
  • MLive

*Additional sites or agencies used depending on the open position.

Employment Application

 

Ordinance Enforcement Assistant - Posted 4/6/2021

The employee assigned to this position performs responsible municipal code enforcement work in a coordinated manner within the Office of Community Standards to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization. The employee will assist the Ordinance Enforcement Administrator with general ordinance enforcement activities and will enforce provisions of the property maintenance ordinance in conjunction with the rental housing and vacant structure inspection program.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Investigate alleged violations of municipal ordinances and conduct inspections to verify code compliance. Make routine observation of the Township to insure that ordinances are followed.
• Conduct property maintenance ordinance inspections of rental housing properties and vacant structures as prescribed through the rental housing inspection program.
• Keep accurate records (including photographic records) and maintain files pertaining to assigned activities; prepare investigative reports and write correspondence.
• Considerable knowledge of and the ability to research, read, interpret and enforce municipal ordinances.
• Ability to work independently and manage daily schedule to meet work assignment expectations.
• Skill in the use of computer software for word processing, reporting and data collection programs. Working knowledge of BS&A software preferred.
• Physical ability to traverse uneven surfaces, perform visual inspection, hear and speak clearly.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver license with a good driving record.

Job Description

Salary Range: $20.46/hour
Closing Date: Friday, April 23, 2021


Recreation Coordinator - Posted 4/9/2021

Assist in planning and developing a comprehensive recreation program to meet community needs. Participates and assists in establishing registration procedures and coordinates in establishing usage policies and procedures; over sees team scheduling; field maintenance and usage. Assist in managing the business operations of all recreation programs.

Essential Functions, Qualifications and KSA’s for Employment
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

• Knowledge of the professional principles, practices and techniques used to develop a successful recreation programs with ability to also monitor and evaluate those programs.
• Skill in developing, coordinating and evaluating a broad range of recreational programming for diverse population and age groups.
• Skill in maintaining a comprehensive records keeping system, compiling statistics, generating reports and developing programming recommendations.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with fellow employees, seasonal and volunteer staff, program participants, vendors/sponsors, other governmental agencies and the public.
• Ability to market all recreation programs through social media platforms.
• Must possess excellent writing and oral presentation skills.
• Must be physically mobile and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Two to three years of related experience including supervision, recreation programming, special events planning/management, budget development and facilities management responsibilities.
• Bachelor Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Event Management, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field.
• Must hold and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record (no more than 6 points in 5 years).
• Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
• Knowledge and experience with CivicRec software preferred.

Job Description

Starting Salary: $53,000 - $55,000 (DOQ)
Closing Date: Friday, April 30, 2021

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

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