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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.

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Employment Application

 

Senior Aide for Recreation Department - Posted 7/29/22

Provide assistance to the 50 & Beyond membership and to assist in the delivery of enrichment programs and special events.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator assist in programing and implementing activities, trips, speakers and special events
  • Answer the phone, check messages and return phone calls in the 50 & Beyond department
  • Keep flyers and other written information current and filled
  • Keep the coffee area clean/neat and stocked
  • Monitor the RSVP program and other volunteer program tracking sheets
  • Socialize daily with the membership
  • Distribute, organize and monitor program sign in sheets
  • Assist members with referral information
  • Help with decorating for holidays and seasons
  • Keep trip files up to date
  • Help keep storage areas clean and neat
  • Monitor expired memberships and send renewal reminders
  • Make wellness calls
  • Follow up with participants for trip and activity payments
  • Print and send rosters updates to instructors and travel vendors
  • Assist the Recreation Coordinator when needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and tact to work effectively with members, support groups, volunteers and general public
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to use and/or learn use of departmental registration software
  • Knowledge of usage in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Business phone etiquette
  • Comfortable socializing with our membership (age 50-100)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license and have reliable transportation
  • Minimum age of 21
  • Experience working with the public

 

Pay: $12.00 per hour
Part-Time Hours: Monday - Thursday from 9am-12pm with opportunities for additional hours during special events.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Interested applicants should Contact Nichole Passmore, Recreation Coordinator


Public Relations Manager - Posted 7/27/22

Incumbent serves as Public Relations Manager responsible for planning, developing and deploying all Township communications, marketing and public relations including but not limited to web applications, preparation of press releases, social media, collateral and flyer creation, and media communications.

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.

  • Must hold and maintain a valid Michigan Driver License with a good driving record.
  • Bachelor Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or closely related field.
  • Five (5) years increasingly responsible professional and management experience in media communications, public relations or marketing.
  • Ability to serve 24-hour emergency calls and respond swiftly, rationally and decisively. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and be self-motivated with minimum supervision. 
  • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with key community stakeholders, residents, and employees fostering a positive image of the Charter Township of Ypsilanti.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts on a variety of subject matters and to assemble and present concise reports and presentations.
  • Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft office, InDesign or other design applications and social media applications. 
  • Experience in communications, media, journalism, and grant management

Job Description

Salary: $68,000 - $70,000 (DOQ)

Closing Date:  Wednesday, August 24, 2022


Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Posted 7/27/22

The Charter Township of Ypsilanti seeking enthusiastic applicant to assist the Golf Course Superintendent in the ground care and maintenance of the municipal golf course. Responsibilities include fertilizer application, schedule maintenance of the irrigation system, and to coordinate and perform all maintenance on mechanical equipment.  

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.

  • Considerable knowledge of procedures used to maintain a golf course.
  • Six + years in the maintenance of golf course grounds and equipment.
  • Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with public, employees and administrators.
  • Must have technical irrigation knowledge and experience.
  • Must have weekend, daytime and evening availability. 
  • Must be able to work outdoors and to tolerate cold and extreme heat.
  • Must be able to drive and possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Knowledge of operating methods for equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance.
  • Pesticide Application License 3A & 3B

Job Description

Position is full-time year round with a starting annual salary of $38,000 plus benefits.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

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Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 544 - 4000

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