Employment with MTPR

Employment with Macomb Township Parks and RecreationThe Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department employs a variety a part time positions ranging from parks attendants, recreation center attendants, lifeguards, custodial/maintenance, child watch, front desk attendants and many others.

With competitive pay and friendly coworkers, the Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department is a great place to work!

Employment Positions

Recreation Center Attendant: Enforce rules and regulations, monitoring activities, maintain the cleanliness and neatness of the entire facility with general custodial duties and frequent customer service contact with patrons.  (part time position)

Park Attendant: Some duties include maintaining athletic fields, locking park gates, cleaning comfort stations, empty trash receptacles and landscaping.  (part time or seasonal position)

Front Desk: Training required/provided in Rec Trac software. Duties include Membership sign ups, change requests, activity registrations, individual and group daily admission processing, birthday party reservations, membership check-in, Answering patron phone calls and copier/fax machine usage. (part time position)

Child Watch: This is a support service and not a licensed child-care program. Activities for children include playing with toys, playing on/with any play structures, reading stories, coloring, basic arts and crafts, watching movies, putting together puzzles. Hours of operation are Monday-Saturday 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. and Monday-Thursday 4p.m.-8:30p.m.  (part time position)

Lifeguard: Responsible, enthusiastic, hard working lifeguards with great customer service are needed. Red Cross Lifeguard Certification required. This is a part time position. Note: Lifeguard applicants must be at least 15. The department offers CPR and lifesaving training classes to prepare them for their life guarding responsibilities.  (part time position)

Collegiate Internship Opportunities: The Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department offers formal college student internships. Positions are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

Looking for a volunteer opportunity instead of a job? Please fill out our volunteer application located at the top of this page.

Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Employee Requirements

CPR, First Aid, AED, and Blood Borne Pathogen Certifications.
Employees will be required to maintain certifications in Community CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogens. The Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor CPR/AED training sessions throughout the year. Employees who need these certifications are encouraged to sign up. All employees must receive these certifications within 30 days of hire.

Persons under 18 years of age must obtain a working permit to work with the Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department unless they have graduated from High School

How to apply for all Positions

  • Review job descriptions by reading over the job skills required by the job responsibilities and match your skills and needs with those positions listed.
  • Fill out a Macomb Township job application. Click here for PDF form.
  • Submit completed application at 20699 Macomb Street, Macomb MI 48042
  • Applications will remain on file for up to one calendar year.
  • All applicants will be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation and Drug Test.
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