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Guest Services Assistant – $12.00-$14.00 hr. (20-25 hours per week, flexible schedule)
Performs a variety of general office tasks including: computerized registration, office supply ordering, typing, filing, duplicating, answering telephone calls, extensive customer contact and working on special projects.
Proficient in all aspects of computers, preferably Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet based online systems and Rec Trac.   Excellent communication, customer service and multi-tasking skills for extensive interaction with the public.  Typing (35 wpm), filing, knowledge of general office equipment.  General office clerical and experience working with the public preferred.  High school graduate.
 
Building Attendant - $10.00- $12.00 hr. (20-25 hours per week, flexible schedule)
Greets members and provides a safe and clean environment for all. Provides information to members and non-members regarding the facility. Maintains fitness and gym equipment and facility cleanliness. Enforces fitness center, gymnasium, and facility rules. Attends all mandatory staff trainings. Assists other facility tasks as needed.

Building Assistant - $12.00-$14.00 hr. (20-28 hours per week, flexible schedule)
Under the direction of the Facility Coordinator, oversees the day to day operations of assigned Special Services facilities. Rotating schedule throughout different facility spaces as needed. Responsible for timely event and program set-up and tear-down. Assists with general maintenance, facility cleanliness, and enforces all facility rules and regulations. Oversees building security, surveillance, and logistics. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Customer service experience preferred and experience with maintenance and work order systems desirable.
 
Healthy Living Coach – $12.00-$14.00 hr. (10+ hours per week)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Health and Fitness Coordinator, the Healthy Living Coach will collect payments for programs/services at the fitness center/front desk, check-in names of participants, fill out forms and enforce rules of fitness area. Also responsible for facilitating member involvement and relationship building, and monitoring activities in the Fitness Center. Assisting members with questions and concerns, providing equipment/facility orientations, goal setting, and educating pass holders on Hawk Personal/Small Group Training options. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining cleanliness, organization, and safety of the Fitness Center and surrounding areas. Healthy Living Coaches are responsible for exemplifying professionalism, serving as a resource for members and guests and providing excellent customer service.  In depth understanding of exercise, fitness industry standards and equipment. Personal/Small Group/Group Exercise Certification recommended. Basic first aid and CPR (adult, child & infant) Certification preferred, training will be provided. Excellent customer service skills. Good communication and organizational skills required. Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, Internet and Social Media required.  Degree in Fitness field recommended. Personal Training or Small Group Training or Group Exercise Certification recommended.  High School graduate.
 
Fitness Programmer – $17.00-$19.00 hr. (20+ hours per week)
Fitness Programmer assumes responsibility of manager on duty and point person when Health & Fitness Coordinator is not on site. Responsible for fitness staff scheduling and payroll, assisting with programming, resolving issues, assisting with training staff among other duties. Fitness Programmer will collect money for programs/services at the fitness center/front desk, check-in names of participants, fill out forms and enforce rules of fitness area. Also responsible for facilitating member involvement and relationship building, and monitoring activities in the Fitness Center. Assisting members with questions and concerns, providing equipment/facility orientations, and educating pass holders on Hawk Personal/Small Group Training options. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining cleanliness, organization, and safety of the Fitness Center and surrounding areas. Fitness Programmers are responsible for exemplifying professionalism, serving as a resource for members and guests and providing excellent customer service.  Understanding of Fitness Industry, customer service.  Fitness manager experience recommended.  Degree in Fitness field recommended.  High School graduate.
 
Group Exercise Instructor – Starting at $17.00 hr. (12 +/- hours per week)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Health and Fitness Coordinator, the Group Exercise Instructor is responsible for the preparation, planning and instruction of assigned group exercise classes, facilitating member involvement and relationship building, assisting in the development of member small group communities, and providing excellent customer service.  Group Exercise Instructors are responsible for exemplifying professionalism and leadership in the areas of fitness and exercise and serving as a resource for staff and members.  Understanding of implementing/designing workouts in the Fitness/Training Industry.  Degree in Fitness field recommended. Small Group/Group Exercise Certification required.  High School graduate.
 
Small Group Trainer – Starting at $18.00 hr. (10 +/- hours per week)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Health and Fitness Coordinator, the Small Group Trainer is responsible for the preparation, planning and instruction of assigned Small Group classes, facilitating member involvement and relationship building, assisting in the development of member small group communities, and providing excellent customer service. Certified Small Group Trainers are responsible for exemplifying professionalism and leadership in the areas of fitness and exercise and serving as a resource for staff and members. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining cleanliness, organization, and safety of the Fitness Center.  Understanding of designing and implementing small group training.  Degree in Fitness field recommended. Personal Training or Small Group Training or Group Exercise Certification required.  High School graduate.
 
Certified Personal Trainer – Starting at $19.00 hr. (10+/- hours per week)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Health and Fitness Coordinator, the Group Exercise Instructor is responsible for the preparation, planning and instruction of assigned group exercise classes, facilitating member involvement and relationship building, assisting in the development of member small group communities, and providing excellent customer service.  Group Exercise Instructors are responsible for exemplifying professionalism and leadership in the areas of fitness and exercise and serving as a resource for staff and members.  Understanding of implementing/designing workouts in the Fitness/Training Industry.  Degree in Fitness field recommended. Small Group/Group Exercise Certification required.  High School graduate.
 
Special Events Aide- Facilities – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (5-28 hours per week, some evenings and weekends)
This position will provide operational functions before, during, and after events, assist with site set-up and take down, registration, food handling, various activities, and other roles as assigned. Keep actuate inventory of supplies before and after the event. Interact directly with the event participants, volunteers, Event Leader, Coordinators and Supervisors.  Ability to organize and implement program activities, work as a member of a team and individually. The ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work in varying climates including cold, heat, and various forms of precipitation.  Superior customer service skills.  Experience working with the public. Must be at least 16 years of age.
 
Special Events Leader – Facilities – $10.50-$11.55 hr. (5-30 hours per week, some evenings and weekends)
This position will provide operational functions before, during, and after programs and events. Assist with site set-up and take down, registration, food handling, various activities, and other roles as assigned. Keep actuate inventory of supplies before and after events and programs. Interact directly with participants, volunteers, Event Aides, Coordinators and Supervisors. Superior customer service skills. Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required.  Experience working with the public. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred. High School graduate plus some college experience preferred. College students majoring in education, recreation or related field preferred.
 
Special Events Coordinator – Facilities – $14.00-$16.00 hr. (5-28 hours per week, some evenings and weekends)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Facilities Supervisor, Special Events Coordinator will provide operational functions before, during, and after events.  Lead and assist with site set-up and take down, registration, food handling, various activities, and other roles as assigned.  Keep actuate inventory of supplies before and after the event. Interact directly with the event participants, volunteers, Special Event Aides.
Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities. Ability to work as a member of a team and individually. The ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work in varying climates including cold, heat, and various forms of precipitation. Superior customer service skills. Ability to problem solve and manage multiple priorities.  Experience working with the public.  High School graduate.
 
Hawk’s Nest Aide – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (5-30 hours per week, some evenings and weekends)
Under the direction of the Hawk's Nest Leader, this position will provide operational functions before, during, and after HAWK’s NEST open hours. Assist with site set-up and clean-up. Keep actuate logs and follow all safety protocol. Interact directly with children, caretakers, and supervisors.  Superior customer service skills. Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required.  Experience working with children in a babysitting setting. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred.  Must be at least 16 years of age.
 
Hawk’s Nest Leader – $10.50-$11.55 hr. (5-30 hours per week, some evenings and weekends)
Provide a safe, fun, and inviting environment for participants in Hawk’s Nest areas. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities. Effectively develop and implement age-appropriate lesson plans daily.  Superior customer service skills. Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required.  Experience working with children in a babysitting setting. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred.  High School graduate plus some college experience preferred.
 
Aquatic Attendant – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (5-28 hours per week)
Assists in check-in and other administrative tasks. Identifies and works to prevent potential accidents. Enforces all facility rules. Interacts and communicates effectively with other staff members, as required. Assists patrons in a positive and professional manner. Communicates effectively with staff and patrons. Attends all mandatory monthly staff trainings.  Assists with cleaning, and other facility tasks as needed.  Some swimming background preferred. Good communication and organizational skills required. Ideal applicant is self-motivated and enjoys working with children. CPR/First Aid Lifeguard Certification preferred (will provide training).  Prior experience helpful, but not required.
 
Lifeguard – $10.50-$11.55 hr. (5-28 hours per week)
Identifies and works to prevent potential accidents. Enforces all facility rules. Responds quickly and decisively and in accordance with established emergency and accident procedures. Administers first aid and CPR as required. Interacts and communicates effectively with other lifeguards, as required. Assists patrons in a positive and professional manner. Communicates effectively with staff and patrons. Attends all mandatory monthly staff trainings. Assists with member questions, tours, cleaning, and other facility tasks as needed.  Ability to pass or possess current Lifeguard Certification.  Good communication and organizational skills required. Ideal applicant is self-motivated and enjoys working with children. Previous Lifeguarding experience preferred. Must be at least 15 years of age.
 
Swim Instructor – $12.00-$14.00 hr. (5-28 hours per week)
Organizes and teaches swim lessons to Preschool and Youth aged students following the Swim Lesson program curriculum. Maintains accurate attendance and progress report logs for all assigned students. Attends all mandatory monthly staff trainings. Lifeguards the pool as needed if certified and willing. Assists with tours, cleaning, and other facility tasks as needed. Provide safe environment for swimmers and enforce pool rules.  Track participant progress and communicate to families of participants. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification and Lifeguard Certification preferred.  Ability to teach swimming groups of various age and skill level participants.  Some experience in swim lesson instruction preferred.  Must be at least 16 years of age.
 
Aquatic Coordinator – $14.00-$16.00 hr. (28 hours per week, mostly afternoons and evenings)
Oversees and manages swim lesson program and staff. Responds to all on-site emergencies. Assists in staff scheduling. Organizes and teaches swim lessons to Preschool and Youth aged students following the Swim Lesson program curriculum as needed. Schedules and instructs all mandatory monthly staff trainings for lifeguards and swim instructors. Answers member questions. Provide tours, cleaning, and other facility tasks as needed.  Coaching or management background preferred. Some swimming background required including but not limited to any of the following; WSI, swim team, swim club, avid swimmer, coaching, swim lessons or other formal training. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Ideal applicant is self-motivated and enjoys working with children. Must obtain Lifeguard Certification within 3 months (will provide training).  Three or more years of aquatics experience with emphasis on management of pool operations, lifeguarding and swim instruction.  High school graduate.
 
Aquatic Programmer – $17.00-$19.00 hr. (28 hours per week, mostly afternoons and evenings)
Oversees and manages aquatic facility programs, staff and payroll. Maintains pool chemistry and accurate reporting. Completes basic pool maintenance tasks. Handles all on-site emergencies. Assists in staff scheduling. Organizes/coordinates/instructs all aquatic programming. Schedules and instructs all mandatory monthly staff trainings for lifeguards and swim instructors. Answers member questions. Provides tours, cleaning, and assist in other facility tasks as needed.  Three or more years of aquatics experience with emphasis on management of pool operations, lifeguarding and swim instruction.  Prior management experience helpful. Prior pool maintenance experience preferred.  High school graduate.
 
 
Custodian – $12.00-$14.00 hr. (25+ hours per week, Monday-Sunday, work schedule: late evening to early morning with some flexibility on shift hours)Ensures spaces are prepared for each day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces. Sweeps and mops floors and vacuums carpets. Washes and sanitizes toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap). Wipes mirrors and windows. Reports major damages using an on-line work order system. Secures facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm. Responsible for organization and maintenance of custodial closets. Inspects and maintains assigned custodial equipment and small tools for proper operating condition. Attends all mandatory staff trainings. Assists with other facility tasks as needed. Must be able to lift 20lbs. Knowledge in use of power equipment helpful.  Able to drive city vehicle between various sites. Requires valid Michigan Driver’s license and good driving record. Able to work without direct supervision and prepare written reports
on work performed.  Previous custodial/janitorial experience helpful.  High school graduate.  Must be at least 18 years of age.
 
 
Concession Attendant – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (15-28 hours per week, nights and weekends required)
Responsible for concessions, handling cash, using computers, light lifting, and cleaning. Operates POS system, including the proper handling of and responsibility for accuracy of cash drawer. Operates, prepares and cleans all concession related equipment. Complies with all local, state and federal food safety laws. Assists with all opening and closing procedures.  Upon hire, Serve Safe Certification required.  Previous experience in the food industry preferred, but not required.  Must be at least 16 years of age.
 
Concession Programmer – $17.00-$19.00 hr. (15-28 hours per week, nights and weekends required)
Assists in staffing, scheduling, training, and counseling of event staff. Directly manages event staff while having direct interaction with customers. Maintains and control food and beverage inventory. Trains and enforces responsible service of alcoholic beverages and evaluate compliance within corporate procedures. Develops and enforces standards for service, sanitation, and product and food quality. Ensures all cash handling procedures are documented and enforced. Ability to assure compliance with city service standards, inventory, and cash control procedures. Conducts physical audit of inventory and product, research and perform reconciliations. Concessions Programmer must demonstrate sound organizational skills and full knowledge of state requirements on food sanitation and safety standards. Must be able to work well with other staff and volunteers and be reliable.  Upon hire, Serve Safe Certification required.  1 year of previous experience in food industry or equivalent.  High school graduate. Must at least 18 yrs. of age.
 
Cultural Arts Assistant – $12.00-$14.00 hr. (24-30 hours per week, Monday-Friday)
Assist with the preparation Cultural Arts programs and events.  Some physical activity required, such as picking up and delivering equipment and preparing for and working events as needed. Assist Cultural Arts Supervisor and Cultural Arts staff with program needs such as general clerical duties, data entry, answering and returning phone calls, and other duties as assigned.  This is a detail-oriented position requiring the ability to multi-task and work with a variety of staff and volunteers. Must work well individually and as part of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suit preferred. Social Media proficiency and communications background useful.  Skilled at public contact over the phone and in person. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Experience managing multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, and maintaining electronic and paper record-keeping systems.  Experience working with the public in a clerical position. Interest in and experience in the arts preferred.  High School graduate preferred. 
 
Theatre AV Technician – $14.00-$16.00 hr. (25-30 hours per week, including evenings and weekends)
Assists with technical support at special events. Runs and coordinates lighting and sound for programs and events in The Hawk Theatre spaces and associated theatre/performance events.  Maintains lighting equipment and sound system. Ensures projects are completed in accordance with established deadlines. Provides production assistance and supervision to maintain safe working practices at all times. Ensures quality control. Monitors and creates inventory of lighting and sound equipment for the purpose of storage, maintenance, and inventory management. Conducts annual inventory check. Organizes all lighting and sound areas. Ensures Shop and other technical spaces are cleaned and orderly at the end of each work period. Makes recommendations to management on timely procurement of associated technologies. Coordinates with Facilities Management as necessary. Opens help tickets for technical problems encountered in theatre venues. Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. This is a detail oriented position requiring the ability to multi-task and work well individually and as part of a team.  Trained to use and maintain theatrical lighting and sound systems. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Creative, tactical, a problem-solver and a self-starter.  Audio visual, production and/or technical theatre background. Minimum of 2 years field experience. Experience working with the public desirable. Demonstrated interest in the arts.  High School graduate plus some college experience preferred.  
 
Makerspace Aide – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (16-24 hours per week, Monday-Saturday, AM/PM shifts, as-needed)
Assist Cultural Arts Makerspace staff with program and membership needs such as greeting members and students; membership check-in; general clerical duties; data entry including, but not limited to class registration and membership renewals; answering and returning phone calls; maintaining a clean and welcoming entrance to the Makerspace.  Other duties as assigned.  This is a detail-oriented position requiring the ability to multi-task and work with a variety of staff and volunteers. Must work well individually and as part of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suit preferred. Skilled at public contact over the phone and in person. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Experience managing multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, and maintaining electronic and paper record-keeping systems.  Experience working with the public in a studio/workshop setting. Interest in and experience in the arts preferred.  High School graduate preferred. 
 
Makerspace Technician – $14.00-$16.00 hr. (20-24 hours per week, Monday-Saturday, AM/PM shifts, as needed)
Develop and implement tool maintenance procedures. Repair and improve equipment when possible. Fabricate and install items for shop or department use. Assist in production of Standard Operating Procedures for user operation and other processes around the shop. Develop and implement tool-onboarding processes. Assist in developing and delivering instruction. Answer member questions. Tours, cleaning, and other tasks as needed.  Knowledge and experience using 3D CAD and other software fabrication tools. Must possess outstanding customer service skills, including excellent written and oral communication.  Experience using, maintaining, and repairing wood, metal, plastic, and textile tools, both manual and Computer Numeric Control (CNC) tools. Experience instructing business or hobby-related making/fabricating projects.  High School graduate preferred. 
 
Camp Aide – Visual and Performing Arts – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (35+ hours per week, Monday-Friday, must be able to work entire camp season, up to 10 weeks)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Cultural Arts Supervisor, the Cultural Arts Coordinator, and Camp Instructor the Camp Aide will supervise and interact with children through arts-based curriculum in a visual art, theatre, dance or music camp(s). Camp Aide will assist Camp Instructor in facilitating projects and activities.  The Camp Aide will provide a clean and safe environment for children by identifying and responding to camper behavior issues and assists with cleaning. Camp Aides implement weekly schedules and maintain accurate program records. Camp Aides must be alert and aware of themselves, the campers, and surroundings.  Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required.  Experience working with and/or supervising children preferred. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred. Applicants should indicate discipline preference in application (working in Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, or Music Camp).  High School graduate. Some college experience preferred. College students majoring in education, visual arts, dance, music, theatre or related field encouraged to apply.
 
Camp Leader – Visual and Performing Arts – $10.50-$11.55 hr. (35+ hours per week, Monday-Friday, must be able to work entire camp season, up to 10 weeks)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Cultural Arts Coordinator, the Cultural Arts Camp Leader will aid in assignments including, but not limited to: supervise children; support Camp Specialist and Camp Aides; print and deliver rosters; order supplies; substitute if needed; conduct daily check-ins; attend theatre camp performances; other tasks as assigned by Cultural Arts staff.  Additionally, the Cultural Arts Camp Leader will ensure that staff and camps are providing a clean, organized, safe and fun experience. Maintain accurate program records.  Complete other tasks as assigned by the Cultural Arts Coordinator.  Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification. Ability to work as a member of a team and accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. Strong organization and communication skills. Ability to work with individuals of all ages as candidate will interact regularly with camp staff, young campers and their families.  Patient, diplomatic, dedicated and energetic for maximum leadership and effectiveness.  Attention to detail and timely attendance. Candidates must have valid driver license and a working phone.  Experience working with and/or supervising children required. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field. Experience working within arts-based programming a plus (Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music).  High School graduate required plus some college experience preferred.
 
Camp Specialist – Visual and Performing Arts – Starting at $20.00 hr. (35+ hours per week, Monday- Friday, must be able to work entire camp season, up to 8 weeks)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Cultural Arts Supervisor and Cultural Arts Coordinator, the Camp Specialist will supervise children and Camp Aides while providing a safe environment in Cultural Arts Specialty Camps (Visual Art, Dance, Theatre, or Music). The specialist will plan and deliver arts-based lessons and activities, lead and implement a consistent weekly schedule including games, and more. Specialist must be able to identify and respond to camper behavior issues alongside safety of campers and staff. They must interact with children and parents appropriately while creating a positive camp environment and making sure other staff members feel supported. The specialist must provide a healthy balance of fun and educational programming daily throughout the summer.  Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required. Experience teaching or supervising children required. Experience supervising peers preferred. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred. Applicants should indicate discipline preference in application (working in Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, or Music Camp).  College degree required. Major in Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music, Education, or related field preferred.
 
Camp Aide – Recreation – $9.87-$10.37 hr. (30+ hours per week)
Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Special Services Recreation Supervisor, the Day Camp Coordinator, and Camp Instructor, the Camp Aide will supervise and interact with children through games, arts and crafts, field trips, and more. The Camp Aide will provide a clean and safe environment for children by identifying and responding to camper behavior issues and picking up after themselves. Camp Aides implement weekly schedules and maintain accurate program records. Camp Aides must be alert and aware of themselves, the campers, and surroundings.  Experience working with and or supervising children preferred. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred.   Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification is required. Strong situational awareness, self-motivation, teamwork, organizational, and communication skills required.  High School graduate plus some college experience. College students majoring in education, recreation or related field preferred.

How To Apply

All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment  application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to hr@fhgov.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Closing Date

Open until filled.

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