When you think of seasonal employment, the usual suspects come to mind: lifeguarding, landscaping and freeloading.
The following list includes positions specific to Shelby Township, but not the hundreds of openings for babysitting and camp counselors in the surrounding area.
Many employers need help for the summer, the cities parks included, so here's a list of 10 jobs to keep your summer productive and well-funded:
- Lifetime Fitness: Lifetime Fitness is looking for summer camp supervisors, swim instructors, pilates and yoga instructors and people to work in the cafe and tennis pro shop to name a few. For a full list of job openings and details to apply, click here.
- Stony Creek Metro Park: is now accepting seasonal applications for jobs ranging from park maintenance, to boat launch, concession, toll booth attendant and lifeguard. Last year's seasonal employees will get first crack at job openings, as the park has already sent out letters to those people to find out if they're interested in returning. If the employee denies the invitation, the park then sift through the new applications. To apply, visit, www.metroparks.com.
- Dairy Queen: Will work for ice cream. Utica's Dairy Queen has applications in the store.
- Nanny: Many parents who work full time need someone to watch their kids when they are out of school. There are plenty of nanny positions available; this site lists a few dozen of them.
- Pizza Delivery: Most pizza places hire delivery drivers for the summer, including . For details on applying for this position, click here.
- Kids Camp Counselor: The Shelby Township and Utica Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire camp counselors for summer basketball and nature camps. The Shelby Township Human Resource Department said the pay for the counselor position is $7.44 an hour. Applications are available at the City Municipal Hall or the Parks and Recreation Building.
- Umpire: The Shelby Township Parks and Recreation is taking applications for a seasonal umpire for the department's summer baseball league. Applications can be picked up at the Municipal Hall or the Parks and Recreation builing.
- Seasonal City Worker: Shelby Township is hiring grounds keepers to help keep the city's parks and clean. The pay for grounds keepers ranges from $7.44 to $9.65. Applications can be found at the Municipal Hall.
- Fire Hydrant Painters: Shelby Township is hiring fire hydrant painters to paint and maintain the township's hydrants red and fresh. The pay for a township hydrant worker is $9.36 an hour. Applications can be found at the Municipal Hall.
- Internships: are normally unpaid and part time, so they can be performed in addition to seasonal employment (plus look great on your resume!). All of the major job websites (Monster, Career Builder, etc.) have internships listed, but it's worth checking the career services center at your institution to see if they have any inside leads.