Employment Opportunities.

*updated 3/27/2017

Current Open Positions

Interested in a job in the Parks and Recreation Department or Senior Center? Email your resume to kleenhouts@cityofclawson.com or visit Hunter Community Center during open hours to fill out an employment application.


Current Open Positions:
Title: Park Attendant (Part-time Seasonal)
Title: Camp Counselor (Part-time Seasonal)

Park Attendant Position
General Purpose:
Performs monitoring duties of the city park facilities to protect and preserve city assets. Also included is watering areas throughout the city as needed on weekends.

Supervision Received: The Park Attendant works under the general supervision of the City of Clawson Recreation Director. The DPW Director and Chief of Police provide training and input as necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
-Assists the public with general use of park facilities
-Reminds visitors of park rules and notifies authorities about violators as needed
-Assists in maintaining a standard of cleanliness in restrooms at City Park and Grant Park, which includes toilets, sinks, mopping of floors and wiping down walls as necessary.
-Empties garbage cans in and around the park area and puts waste in dumpster at City Park
-Reports any vandalism to the police and Director of Recreation
-Reports any unusual situation, accident or repair necessary to Director of Recreation
-Uses the Gator to water flowers and hanging baskets in DDA area, "Welcome to Clawson" signs on 14 Mile, 121 Renshaw, Fire Station, War Memorial and flagpole at DPW
-Notifies Recreation Director when supplies are needed
-Assists with maintaining recreational facilities in a clean and operational condition as needed
-Performs other duties as specified

Minimum Qualifications:
High School graduate or GED equivilent
Valid driver's license
Pass background, physical and drug tests

Physical Requirements:
An employee in this position spends time mostly outdoors and must frequently lift and/or move objects. Bending, stooping or carrying objects is also required.

Camp Counselor Position
General Purpose:
Leading a group of 10 campers in daily activities such as sports, arts and crafts, games, and much more.

Supervision Received:
Counselors work directly under Camp Director, as well as the Recreation Director.

Essential Job Functions:
-Acting as a role model for campers
-Assisting campers in conflict resolution
-Being aware of camper special needs/allergies/etc
-Keeping campers safe at all times
-Working approximately 35 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School graduate or GED equivilent preferred

Physical Requirements:
Counselors are required to play with participants, both inside and outside, each day. Field trip attendance is required and often outdoors and may include walking and / or swimming with campers.


Crossing Guard

There are openings for full and part time crossing guards.  All training and equipment will be provided.  Please complete an application for employment and return to Chief Harry Anderson, 425 N. Main Street, Clawson Michigan 48017.  For more information contact the Police Department.

Deadline: Until Filled