Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities
OCS Executive Coordinator

Performs high level administrative work in the overall organization and execution of the Office of Community Standards collaborative work group inclusive of Ordinance, Building and Planning departments.  Performs professional and confidential administrative work as assigned by the Community Compliance Director and assists the Building and Planning Department Directors.

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.

  • High school diploma with coursework in office administration and/or management. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in municipal government operations including a satisfactory record of performance of supervisory and administrative work. Prior experience with code enforcement/ordinance work is preferred.
  • Skill in the use of the computer software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications, various BS&A platforms.
  • Ability to critically assess situations, problem solve, work effectively within deadlines and changing work priorities.
  • Ability to analyze complex administrative and organizational problems and to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, fellow employees, department directors and elected officials.
  • Ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of subordinate employees.
  • Ability to maintain confidential working relationships.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with the public and to satisfactorily resolve conflicts and service complaints; the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public.
  • Initiative and resourcefulness in handling problem situations.
  • Ability to work independently and set daily schedule with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Salary: $59,740 - $61,500/annually (DOQ)
Closing Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Job Description

Recreation Services Manager

Oversee, plan, organize and administer a diversified program of recreation within the Township utilizing the parks, the community center building and related facilities.  Participate in master planning for parks & recreation and programs.  Responsible for day-to-day operational functions including building maintenance, administration, and supervision of full-time and seasonal personnel.  Responsible for all financial management functions of the department.

Applicant must have:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation management.
  • Skill to plan, organize, supervise, and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in a variety of recreation programs.
  • Interpersonal skill to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the public, elected officials, employees, and consultants.
  • Ability to work with numbers to prepare budget and analyze department programming.
  • Analytical ability to evaluate financial reports and usage data.
  • Skill in the use of computers and knowledge of recreation software programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Sports Management or equivalent with a minimum of five years supervisory experience required.
  • Certified Park & Recreation Professional Certification preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Driver License with a good driving record.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary: $68,000 - $75,000/annually (DOQ)
Closing Date: Friday, February 23, 2024

Job Description

Ordinance Enforcement Officer

The employee assigned to this position will be joining a growing team performing responsible municipal code enforcement duties to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization. The employee will perform general ordinance enforcement duties and will enforce the property maintenance code during scheduled rental housing and vacant building inspections. The employee will assist with other regulatory licensing enforcement as assigned. The employee will investigate, listen and find resolution to community ordinance violations.  The employee will generally work a 5-day/40-hour work week.

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.

  • Organizational skills with the ability to read, research, comprehend, and interpret municipal ordinances.
  • Knowledge of the streets, addresses, and businesses located in the Township preferred but not required.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records.
  • Excellent customer services skills with the ability to communicate well in person, in writing and via telephone.
  • Ability to work independently and manage daily schedules to meet work assignment expectations.
  • Ability to maintain tact and diplomacy when dealing with members of the public to represent the Township in a positive manner.
  • Ability to be energetic and self-motivated while maintaining a positive attitude with supervisors and coworkers.
  • Skill in the use of computers and accessories, word processing software, and data collection and reporting software. Working knowledge of BS&A and MS Word software preferred but not required.
  • Physical ability to traverse uneven surfaces, perform visual inspections, operate a motor vehicle, repetitively maneuver in/out of a motor vehicle on a daily basis, post notices on buildings and in the ground, and speak clearly.
  • Willingness to enter houses and commercial buildings containing blighted conditions using appropriate protective gear when necessary.
  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Municipal code enforcement experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Starting Salary: $23.58/hourly ($49,039.54/annually)
Closing Date: Friday, March 1, 2024

Job Description

Entry Level Firefighter Application Process
The Charter Township of Ypsilanti will be accepting Entry Level Firefighter applications packets beginning Monday, February 26, 2024. This process will be used to establish an eligibility list to fill open positions.  Duties of a firefighter include work in the protection of life and property; operate and assist in maintaining equipment, apparatus, and facilities; and to participate in rescue and fire prevention activities.

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Floater II/Clerk III (Office of Community Standards)

In search of individual that shows attention to detail and likes to stay busy to fill the position of Floater II/Clerk III in the busy Office of Community Standards.  Duties include: Assist the general public, contractors, landlords, inspectors and others in person, by telephone, and email. Accepts and processes a variety of building trade and zoning permit applications, scheduling necessary inspections using BS & A software.  Issues permits, rental certificates, and fulfills request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.  Compiles monthly reports for the Building Director, SEMCOG and other partner agencies as directed.  Create and mail invoices for the OCS Department.  Supports the collaborative efforts of the Office of Community Standards, inclusive of functions for the Building, Planning, and Ordinance Departments.

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.

 

  • Graduation from High School or equivalent.
  • Two years Clerical experience involving public contact.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing maintaining effective working relationships with the public, co-workers and officials.
  • Possess knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate attention to detail while compiling, computing and recording data.
  • Team worker with experience in problem solving and conflict resolution showing empathy & diplomacy.
  • Accuracy in typing 40 wpm

 

**Qualified candidates will be tested and interviewed to validate skills**

Starting Salary: $24.61/hour

Closing Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Job Description

Seasonal Employment
Park Operations: Park Ranger

Responsibilities include patrolling and surveillance of the Township's park system; enforcement of park rules and ordinances; park security; supervision of park attendants; public relations; light maintenance. The park system is staffed seven days/week, dawn to dusk (weekday evenings and weekends). We are looking for someone with experience in security and a background in parks & recreation and/or law enforcement. Desirable skills include strong public relations and conflict resolution.  Experience in a park setting is desirable. Minimum 18 years old. Must have valid Driver’s License with good driving record.

Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour
Dates: May – Labor Day weekend
Number of positions available: 3-4
Approx. Hours per week: 25-37

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.

Park Operations: Park Attendant

Responsibilities include public relations; monitor park capacity; collect park entry fees; monitor boat launch; park patrol; light maintenance. The park system is staffed seven days/week, dawn to dusk.  Skills include experience in handling money; keeping financial records; public relations; experience working with the public. Minimum 16 years old.

Pay: $11.50- $14.00 per hour
Dates: Mid-May – Labor Day weekend
Number of positions available: 12-16
Approx. Hours per week: 20-37

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.
Park Operations: Park/Ground Maintenance

This position is responsible for parks and grounds maintenance throughout Ypsilanti Township. Duties of this position require individual to perform physical labor in possible conditions of extreme heat and inclement weather. Experience in the operation of grounds equipment (hand tools, landscape tools, weed whip, lawn mower, etc.); operation of large area mowers desirable; these are seasonal (not permanent) positions. Schedules & hours can vary depending upon weather conditions. Work hours will be days, potential weekends, and possible holidays. Some positions may start in March or April. Some positions may end in September or continue into November. Must be 18 years old and have current valid driver’s license with good driving record.

Pay: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour
Dates: March - November
Number of positions available: 20-25
Approx. Hours per week: Up to 35

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.

Golf Course Staff: Shop Attendant

Green Oaks Golf Course is accepting applications to fill current openings for the Golf Shop Attendant positions.  Green Oaks is seeking individuals that are happy, friendly, have a positive attitude, and are detailed and customer service oriented.

Essential Job Functions:  Assist with daily pro shop operations including opening and closing the golf shop, interacting with guests during their visit, answering phone calls for tee times, and providing general golf course information.  Experience with computers and registers preferred but not required.  Applicants must be available and willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Minimum 18 years old. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.

Pay: $13.00 - $16.00/hour
Dates: March-November (start dates may vary and depend on the weather)
Number of positions available: 2-3
Approx. Hours per week: 15-28

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.

Golf Course Staff: Cart Attendant

Green Oaks Golf Course is accepting applications to fill current openings for the Seasonal Cart Attendant positions.  Green Oaks is seeking individuals that are enthusiastic, self-starting and customer service oriented.

Essential Job Functions: Primarily responsible with the delivery, staging, cleanliness, and storing of the golf cart fleet. Deliver and promote prompt, courteous and friendly service to all guests. Duties will also include preserving the upkeep of outside areas and assisting the pro shop staff when needed with other general assignments.   Applicants must be available and willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Minimum 15 years old.

Pay: $10.75 - $14.00/hour
Dates: March-November (start dates may vary and depend on the weather)
Number of positions available: 4-5
Approx. Hours per week: 10-20

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.

Golf Course Staff: Player Assistant/Starter

Green Oaks Golf Course is accepting applications to fill our current openings for the Player Assistant/Starter position.  Green Oaks is seeking individuals that are happy, friendly, and customer service oriented.

Essential Job Functions:  Primarily responsible for monitoring the proper pace of play of players on the course and observe that patrons are adhering to proper cart and golf course rules at all times.  As a starter, assists the golf shop by making sure that golfers are teeing off in an orderly and timely manner.  May assist with outside outings or events as needed and help to keep the golf course clean by disposing of trash or debris. Minimum 18 years old. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.

Pay: $10.75 - $14.00/hour
Dates: March-November (start dates may vary and depend on the weather)
Number of positions available: 2
Approx. Hours per week: 10-20

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.

Golf Course Staff: Laborer

Green Oaks Golf Course is currently accepting applications to fill current openings for golf course laborer positions.

Essential job functions: Primary responsibilities include assisting with daily ground maintenance in order to keep the golf course healthy and thriving.  Other duties include raking leaves, picking up trash and debris, removing cuttings, and possibly assisting with irrigation issues.  Qualified individuals must be able to safely operate grounds equipment (lawn mower, weed whip, etc.) and have the ability to perform physical labor in conditions of extreme heat and inclement weather. Minimum 18 years old. Must have a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.

Pay: $13.00 - $17.00/hour
Dates: March-November (start dates may vary and depend on the weather)
Number of positions available: 8-10
Approx. Hours per week: 15-35

Application forms are available online and at the following locations:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Human Resource Department
7200 S. Huron River Drive Ypsilanti, MI  48197
734.544.4000

Ypsilanti Township Recreation Community Center
2025 East Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI  48198
734.544.3800

All positions are open until filled. The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an equal opportunity employer.



Employment Application


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 via the application link below. 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:

  • ypsitownship.org
  • MLive 
*Additional sites or agencies are used depending on the open position.