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Canton Admin. Building
1150 Canton Center Rd. S
Canton, MI 48188
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Human Resources Manager

Gwyn Belcher

1150 Canton Center S.
Phone: (734) 394-5260
Email: Human Resources

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Notice of Employment Opportunity
The following at-will part-time position will be open indefinately until further notice.


RATE OF PAY: $8.76 per hr.

Must meet minimum requirements of the position

This is an external posting open to all applicants. A hard copy of a completed Canton Township employment application must be received in Human Resources prior to the deadline date and time stated above. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.

Only those applications received in Human Resources Prior to 4:00 p.m. on the date indicated above will be considered.


The Senior Counselor position is a part-time position responsible for leading and supervising activities at the B.L.O.C.K. facility, as well as Township activities held at schools, playgrounds, athletic fields, community centers, senior centers and/ or recreation sites.

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

  • Plan, organize, monitor and conduct recreation activities for B.L.O.C.K. participants
  • Prepare facilities and equipment for planned events
  • Responsible for facility and equipment appearance and cleanliness
  • Ensure use of safety procedures
  • Assist with planning, coordination, and preparation of special events
  • Supervise and monitor participants at a variety of recreation areas and facilities
  • Responsible for assignment of tasks to Junior Counselors
  • Responsible for supervision of other part-time/seasonal employees as directed
  • Assume lead worker responsibilities for events and activities as assigned
  • Transport participants to/from facility in Township vehicles
  • Performs other assigned duties as required


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Must possess a current, valid Michigan Drivers License with a driving history that does not createliability concerns; which includes, but is not limited to, convictions for reckless driving, carelessdriving, suspended license, or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving.
  • Must be able to possess a valid Michigan Chauffeur License within 14 days of hire
  • Must earn First Aid certifications within 60 days of employment
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and thepublic tactfully and courteously
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities
  • Prior experience working with children of varying ages preferred
  • Ability to operate department vehicles, including but not limited to a 12-passenger van
  • 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.

Physical Demands

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Occasionally
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Occasionally
  • Climb - Occasionally
  • Crawl - Rarely
  • Squat or Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Frequently


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10 - 29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30 - 59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60 - 100 lbs - Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10 - 29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30 - 59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60 - 100 lbs - Rarely

Reports To: B.L.O.C.K. Supervisor

Hiring Process Senior Counselor (B.L.O.C.K.)

  • File an Employment Application Form.
  • This is a part-time job opportunity; part-time positions are scheduled to work a limited number of hours (average 20 or less hours per week) throughout the year on an at-will basis.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen, driving record, and new hire orientation.

You may download the job application now.

The Charter Township of Canton does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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