City of Northville
Downtown Development Authority
Scope of Services: Seasonal Groundskeeper
The DDA is accepting applications for 2 seasonal maintenance personnel for the summer. Position runs from mid-May until the end of August. Potential to continue work through mid-November. In addition, applications are being accepted for a Crew Supervisor who will set the schedules for the seasonal employees, identify daily work plan, and oversee the scheduled work.
Compensation: Seasonal Employees $10.50 per hour, Crew Supervisor $13. There are no fringe benefits with this position.
Job Description: General grounds keeping to include Town Square and all areas within the DDA boundaries. Specifically, the job entails:
§ Putting up the market umbrellas in Town Square
§ Daily check of the umbrellas to make sure they are in proper working condition
§ Arrange all tables/chairs in Town Square.
§ Watering of the 80 flower barrels throughout the downtown
§ Water Town Square planters that are not on the sprinkler system
§ Pulling dead flowers and dead heading of flowers
§ Minor pruning of dead plant material
§ Weekly cleaning of the Town Square Fountain
§ Daily sweeping debris from Town Square.
§ Mulching in Town Square and other plant beds
§ Sweeping sidewalks, Town Square, TS stairs and Drop-off area at Marquis
§ Minor maintenance and repair work
§ Assist with set up and tear down on Friday night concerts
§ Trash removal after Wednesday and Friday night concerts
§ Maintenance of Comerica Community Connection
The position is 32 -40 hours per week. The crew members will each have 3 - 4 daily 7:00 am – 3:30 pm shifts and one 1:00 - 9:30 pm shift a week. Evening shifts Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings to assist with evening concerts and events. Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to perform basic maintenance duties. Applicants must be able to work independently. A physical is required for the position and will be paid for by the DDA.
Inquiries and resumes for the Seasonal position may be directed to Lori Ward, DDA Director, at email@example.com.