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Building Attendant

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:8.90 +
  • Posted Date:10/06/2017
  • Deadline to Apply:11/03/2017


Rate of Pay: $8.90 and up

This is an open posting. Applications will be considered as they are received. 
Applicants are encouraged to apply early.


The Building Attendant is responsible for front-line supervisor duties while acting as customer service representative and staff support assistant at City of Westland City Hall and the Farmers Market

EXAMPLES OF WORK :(Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Provide supervision of the overall operation of the City Hall
  • Responsible for general security of City of Westland-City Hall or other assigned facility including any necessary communication with local law enforcement agencies
  • Maintain accurate daily attendance reports, as well as accident/incident reports when required
  • Perform general custodial/maintenance tasks including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, glass cleaning, dusting and vacuuming as assigned
  • Perform role of front line employee to handle conflicts that arise with guests
  • Responsible for facility promotion and positive public relations through interactions with the facility patrons
  • Perform program set-up and tear-down as scheduled
  • Ensure all possible safety measures are observed by guests
  • Responsible for  responding to, communicating and documenting emergency situations, including but not limited to First Aid, Severe Weather and Missing Child events
  • Attend meetings and/or training as directed
  • Performs other assigned duties as required


  • Must be able to possess Basic First Aid and CPR (Adult and Infant) Certifications within 60 days of   assignment
  • Previous experience dealing with the public in a mature and responsible manner required
  • Some college education preferred
  • Some skill in the operation of basic office and computer equipment, including multi-line telephone may be required
  • Previous community center or facility operation experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable about programs offered by the City of Westland Parks & Recreation Department
  • Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time; must be able to lift and carry tables and chairs and perform general set up
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written) required
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner
  • Ability to physically monitor all areas inside the City of Westland City Hall, including but not limited to the facility as well as the immediate area outside of the facility
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations; to assist during emergencies and building evacuation
  • Must be willing to conform to department uniform policy
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours are scheduled based on availability, division requirements and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not   guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting constraints and staff availability

Physical Demands

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Occasionally
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Frequently
  • Climb - Occasionally
  • Crawl - Occasionally
  • Squat/Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Occasionally


  • Less than 10 lbs. - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs. - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs. - Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs. - Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs. - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs. - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs. -Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs. - Rarely

Reports To: Parks and Recreation Director

Posting information:  Building Attendant - (Part-Time)  

  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee is this position can work up to 29 hours per week year round. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on work load and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as part-time, seasonal or variable hour employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen and new hire orientation.
  • Schedule: Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Must meet minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. This position will remain open until filled. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.



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