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Gratiot County — Building Official

Gratiot County is seeking a licensed building inspector/plan reviewer to direct the activities of the Permits Office. This individual will function as the County Building Official and Zoning Administrator. More information on the position can be found at

Salary: Starts at $42,753.

How to apply:

To apply, please download the county application form. Submit it, along with three professional references able to comment on the training and experience in your cover letter (maximum of two pages) addressed to the County Administrator describing:

  • Your experience as a building inspector/plan reviewer or building official, preferably in a municipal setting.
  • Your experience as a zoning administrator
  • Why you are interested in bringing your training and experience to serve the citizens of Gratiot County

Return all materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: July 14, 2017

Posted: June 22, 2017

Kalamazoo County — Finance Director

Kalamazoo County is seeking a Finance Director.


  • Supervise and direct the Office of Finance staff
  • Establish, maintain and oversee all financial, project/program, grant application and accounting systems including asset management and plan administration of the retirement system and retiree health system pursuant to Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Oversee the administrative and fiduciary matters of the County Retirement System and retiree health trust
  • Assist County Administrator & Deputy County Administrator of Internal Services with budget development monitoring and analysis
  • Evaluate Board actions as applicable for financial impact, compliance with policy and accounting/reporting requirements
  • Design, analyze and if necessary, present financial reports to various audiences
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and internal controls to manage the County's financial risks by researching, analyzing and implementing accepted governmental accounting policies and procedures
  • Act as a resource for County finances, budgeting, accounting information and Federal and State grant guidance


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities required, minimally 5 years
  • Five (5) years of financial management experience in governmental accounting preferred
  • Master's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Government Financial Manager preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of governmental accounting principles (including GASB rules and GAAP standards), methods and applications; modern management and organizational principles and practices; budgetary methods and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computerized accounting systems and their integration with other administrative systems
  • Ability to analyze a variety of complex problems and independently develop alternative solutions within critical deadlines; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; set work priorities and train, direct, motivate and evaluate the work of assigned staff; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with a variety of persons including officials, management and staff

Salary: $90,438 to $94,577

How to apply:

Apply online at the county's portal or send resume to: Amanda Morse, 201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 201, Kalamazoo MI 49007.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 20, 2017

Genesee County Land Bank — Sales and Development Manager

The Genesee County Land Bank Authority (GCLBA) seeks to hire a Sales and Development Manager to coordinate all aspects of the Land Bank’s property acquisition and disposition programming.

Requirements and qualifications:

Details on the job responsibilities, desired characteristics and requirements may be found on our website at or at our office in Flint.

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits

How to apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest by mail to Michele Wildman, Executive Director, Genesee County Land Bank, 452 S. Saginaw St., Second Floor, Flint, MI 48502 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on July 11, 2017

Posted: June 16, 2017

Montcalm County Central Dispatch Authority — Central Dispatch Director

Under the direct supervision of the Authority Board, the Director is responsible for the operation and administration of the Central Dispatch Department. Montcalm County is a rural county located in the central Michigan with a population of 63,000 and covering 721 square miles. The Montcalm County Central Dispatch Authority is responsible for answering all emergency 9-1-1 calls within Montcalm County and dispatching first responders.

Essential functions:

  • Handles staff and human resources functions
  • Maintains the Master Street Address Guide and CAD geo file
  • Works with the county and individual municipalities to coordinate addressing efforts throughout Montcalm County
  • Maintains a working relationship with various departments, and other governmental officials as well as area telephone company representatives.
  • Schedules work for dispatch personnel and approves planned time off
  • Develops training plans and programs for dispatch personnel
  • Develops and maintains a pro-active quality assurance program
  • Investigates all complaints on dispatch personnel or procedures (May be required to testify during court proceedings)
  • Develops and implements new technology for department and assists/advises other agencies as needed/requested
  • Stays current on new laws and technologies that affect Central Dispatch and develops standard operating procedures to assure compliance with new requirements
  • Responds to requests for Central Dispatch records pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Maintains and balances the financial records of the Central Dispatch budget and the development and management of the annual budget request

The Director will also be expected to respond to emergencies/outages/items that require immediate attention within the dispatch center, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • High school diploma (preference given to those with a bachelor's degree in such fields as business management or public administration)
  • Minimum of five years' experience in governmental public safety communications, public safety telecommunications management and/or supervision (Experience in working with unions is preferred)
  • Completion of basic LEIN training class or the completion of such class within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Completion of a 40-hour Basic Telecommunicator course or completion of such course within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Completion of Priority Dispatch 24-hour EMD training of completion of such training within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Demonstrated skills with current computer operating systems and other compatible systems
  • Experience with maintaining computer-aided dispatch and records management systems (i.e., Sungard Public Sector – OSSI)
  • Experience and knowledge of 9-1-1 legislation in Michigan and familiarity with State 9-1-1 Committee forms and yearly reports
  • Experience and knowledge of 9-1-1 networks and infrastructure
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of Master Street Address Guide and CAD geographic file
  • Experience with various radio systems, recording systems and mapping software
  • Experience in development and implementation of training
  • Experience with working with community groups and community programs
  • Salary: $55,000 to $65,000, with insurance and defined contribution 401(a) retirement

How to apply:

A full job description along with benefit information and MCCDA employment application can be found at under Employment Opportunities. Applications with resumes are to be sent to the County of Montcalm, Office of the County Controller, 211 W. Main St., PO Box 368, Stanton, MI 48888.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on July 14, 2017

Posted: June 16, 2017

City of Negaunee — City Manager

The City of Negaunee, Mich., (pop. 4,568) is seeking a City Manager. The position is instrumental in advancing the City's strategic goals, which include continued financial stability, attracting economic development, addressing aging infrastructure, establishing a community vision and operational efficiency. The City Manager is responsible for overseeing City Hall, Library, DPW, Water/Sewer, Electric Department, Fire Hall and Police, Cemetery and Parks and Recreation and the Senior Center.

The City has 117 employees assigned to eight departments, and an estimated 2017 budget of $4.3 million. The City Manager reports to the City Council, which is comprised of a mayor and six council members.


The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in public or business administration, finance, economic development or a related field from an accredited college or university (master's degree is preferred)
  • Have five to seven years' progressively responsible administrative experience in the planning, zoning, coordination and financing of varied municipal activities
  • Have labor negotiations experience

Salary: Compensation package dependent on the experience and qualifications

How to apply:

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you need additional information about the City operations and the area, feel free to contact Marc R. Harding, 715-723-4865 (office) or 715-828-6828 (mobile). Negaunee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 14, 2017

Leelanau County — Deputy Building Official

Under the supervision of the Building Official, the Deputy Building Official is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the State Construction Code Act of 1972, 1972 PA 230.


The Deputy Building Official:

  • Oversees and implements all aspects of the Leelanau County Construction Code Authority, both legal and administrative, in the absence of the Building Official
  • In absence of the Building Official, the Deputy Building Official is responsible for minimum code enforcement, staff, budget, complaints, adherence to related acts and County policies, initiates and monitors formal legal actions for code enforcement, as well as actions regarding stop work orders and issue all Certificates of Occupancy
  • Functions as primary designated clerk to the Leelanau County Construction Board of Appeals


  • Able to be certified by the state of Michigan for Building Official, inspector and plan reviewer in one of the respective trades, as referenced by PA 407 of 2016
  • Associate's Degree in a building-related field or with comparable professional experience
  • Maintains licenses and attends classes required for their trade, plan review and Building Official
  • Works efficiently and courteously with property owners, occupants, contractors, construction professionals and other employees
  • Possesses and applies verbal, written and computer skills appropriate with the job
  • Has knowledge and application of departmental and County rules, regulations, procedures, state codes and functions
  • Ability to read maps for direction to and from job sites
  • Familiarity with the BS&A program, Microsoft Word and other programs pertinent to the daily running of the department
  • Familiarity with terminology associated with the building industry and their respective trade
  • Ability to drive and maintain county vehicle and have valid driver's license
  • Ability to climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs, crawl in crawl spaces/attics and other pertinent activities relative to properly inspecting an inspection
  • Ability to read blueprints and decipher submitted documents relative to information for jobs
  • Ability to read rulers and measurements as relating to jobs or blueprints
  • Ability to use tools associated with the inspections of their trade or plan review

Salary: Starting at $53,221, with full county benefits

How to apply:

Applications and a complete job description are available in the Administrator's Office or on the County website. Please contact Building Official Steve Haugen for more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: 4 p.m. on July 7, 2017

Posted: June 5, 2017

Otsego County — Finance Director/Assistant Administrator

Otsego County in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula seeks a Finance Director/Assistant Administrator.
Otsego County is a growing community which offers a host of year-round recreational activities via easy access to trail networks, river systems, inland lakes, parks, ski resorts, large forested areas and world-class golf courses. Downtown Gaylord, the county seat, is alive with a new streetscape project, new eateries and shops and a central pavilion that's busy with weekend entertainment, a farmers' market and a variety of festivals.


The Finance Director/Assistant County Administrator:

  • Plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Finance Department within the County Administrator's Office, including assigned programs and functional areas
  • Coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies
  • Provides highly responsible and complex support to the County Administrator
  • Ensures a system of accounting is installed and properly kept in all County functions
  • Provides administrative support and direction to other departments regarding fiscal management and financial controls
  • Assists in planning and organizing the County budgeting methods and process, auditing and analyzing information for budget proposals and carrying out various tasks related to administration of the budget
  • Analyzes, investigates and proposes to the Board and the Finance Committee plans and programs to better serve the financial interests of County functions
  • Assists the Administrator and the Board of Commissioners in developing financial policies for the county
  • Serves as the County Administrator in the Administrator's absence and on special programs


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and five years of progressively more responsible governmental accounting experience that includes budgeting, auditing, payroll, benefits, grants and general and subsidiary ledgers with two years of supervisory experience required
  • CPA designation is desirable
  • Michigan driver's license required

Salary: Beginning at $73,072, with a comprehensive benefit package.

How to apply:

Go to to see a complete job description and to apply. Otsego County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 1, 2017

Michigan Association of Counties ― Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant acts as the main point of contact for the MAC Executive Director and the Executive Director of the Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council (MCMCFC). This person also works cooperatively with other staff members to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in support of the ongoing operations of MAC, MCMCFC and other related entities.

Essential job functions:

  • Maintains and updates calendars for the MAC Executive Director, MAC office calendar and MCMCFC Executive Director
  • Serves as initial point of public contact for MAC, MCMCFC and related entities
  • Screens and directs incoming calls to appropriate information sources or provides caller with requested information
  • Updates all databases maintained by MAC and MCMCFC
  • Serves as liaison between MCMCFC and external meeting coordinator
  • Reviews and sorts incoming mail for MAC, MCMCFC and related entities, as well as other building occupants
  • Assists the MAC Officer of Financial and Administrative Services with administrative tasks, including, but not limited to, photocopying, typing, assembling mailings and data entry
  • Prepares and maintains cash receipts journal under the direct supervision of the Officer of Financial and Administrative Services
  • Prepares bank deposits on a daily basis or as needed
  • Organizes and oversees MAC's physical spaces, including its copy center and storage rooms


  • One to three years of related experience preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Survey Monkey and Constant Contact
  • Excellent writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and accurately
  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Ability to travel when needed

Compensation: Annual salary will be commensurate with experience, with highly attractive insurance and 401(k) packages

How to apply:

All interested candidates should forward cover letters and resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: May 9, 2017

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  • Summary of position
  • List of required and preferred qualifications
  • Salary range and other benefits
  • Details on how to apply
  • Deadline to apply

MAC charges $75 for a 30-day posting, which comes with promotion via our social media channels. Once an ad is posted, MAC will send an invoice for the fee.




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