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Saginaw County – Personnel Specialist

Saginaw County seeks a Personnel Specialist in its Controller's Office.

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Personnel Director:

  • Assists in administering the County's human resource and employee relations program
  • Supports the County's recruitment and selection processes
  • Designs and conducts training for employees
  • Provides advice and guidance to managers on employee relations issues
  • Participates in the collective bargaining process and in the processing of union grievances
  • Assists with the processing and recording of Family Medical Leave Act
  • Performs other general duties in support of office
  • Helps with the development and maintenance of personnel policies and procedures
  • Travels to off-site locations, job fairs, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in labor relations, personnel administration, human resource management, business or public administration with course work in human resource management, organizational leadership, or a related field
  • Two to four years of experience in personnel/human resources
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and procedures for recruitment, selection, training, labor relations and negotiations
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws regarding personnel administration in the public sector and of current recruitment trends
  • Ability to use various software applications
  • Knowledge of social media utilized for recruitment efforts
  • Knowledge of research methods and statistics and ability to analyze such data
  • Knowledge of local government operation and structure and FMLA and ADA administration
  • Ability to speak and write effectively and in a well-organized manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative in analyzing problems and recommending appropriate solutions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County departmental personnel, fellow employees and the general public
  • Ability to work effectively when given multiple tasks to coordinate and work under pressure
  • Possession of valid Michigan driver's license and satisfactory driving record per County policy

Salary: $47,077 to $58,687

How to apply:

Applications and resumes are accepted: in the Personnel Division of the Controller's Office, Saginaw County Governmental Center, 111 S. Michigan, Saginaw, MI 48602, in person or by mail; online here; or by fax at 989-790-5566.

Individuals must pass a pre-employment drug test. Saginaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Feb. 22, 2019


 

Berrien County — Information Systems Director

Berrien County in southwestern Michigan seeks an Information Systems Director. Under the general direction of the Berrien County Administrator, the Director is responsible for the development, purchase, implementation, maintenance and operation of all County technology systems to meet the automation needs and goals of Berrien County.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains the Information Systems Strategic Plan that supports the County's Strategic Plan
  • Coordinates research and development of projects as documented in the Information Systems Strategic Plan and monitors the progress of that plan
  • Ensures that all technology related purchases support the County's Strategic Plan
  • Maintains working relationships with ALL County departments
  • Reviews and approves all County software purchases and maintenance contracts to insure compatibility, effectiveness and to reduce unnecessary redundancy
  • Responsible for the overall department organization
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the County annual Capital Project list and budget
  • Appears before County Commissioners to discuss department needs and to support technology requests

Berrien County Information Systems is a 24-hour, seven-day operation with responsibilities in all areas of the County. Work may be required on holidays.

See full job description.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's degree; and minimum of five years of experience in computer systems analysis, computer systems design, or systems programming in a wide variety of applications, including three years of systems analysis experience with emphasis in Microsoft networks; and three years of experience in technical management; and one year of experience in public administration
  • OR: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; and minimum of eight years of experience in computer systems analysis, computer systems design, or systems programming in a wide variety of applications, including three years of systems analysis experience with emphasis in Microsoft networks; and three years of experience in technical management; and one year of experience in public administration.
  • Applicants must have a valid vehicle operator's license; have no felony convictions, have ability to lift 50 pounds at least three feet off the ground; and have ability to attend lengthy meetings, conferences and seminars
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products; a standardized test will be administered, and an 80 percent score required for each commonly used Microsoft product
  • An offer of employment shall be conditioned upon the successful completion of a medical examination
  • Prior to employment commencing, must pass drug and alcohol tests and criminal and civil record checks
  • Must be fingerprinted
  • Minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute net is required; a typing test will be administered which the applicant must successfully pass at the net speed required for the position

Salary: $91,209

How to apply:

Please complete the job application on the Berrien County website and submit it to:

Berrien County
Attn: Personnel
701 Main St.
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Or email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Questions: 269-983-7111, ext. 8616

Deadline: 4 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2019

Posted: Feb. 19, 2019


City of Ferndale — City Manager

The City of Ferndale, (pop. 20,428) located in southeast Oakland County, seeks a City Manager.
Ferndale offers an outstanding, unique and dynamic urban experience with easy access to major metropolitan areas and an international airport. Ferndale is governed under a Council-Manager style of government. The City Council consists of five councilmembers who oversee the City Manager. Over the past several years, the City Council and Manager have had a unified and very forward-looking vision for the community. The City is financially stable, with a nearly-fully-funded pension system. The City's credit rating was recently upgraded to AA- by Standard & Poor's.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee approximately 150 full-time employees
  • Oversee comprehensive municipal services, including police and fire protection; community and economic development; road maintenance; parks and recreation; water, sewer, and solid waste; and a district court
  • Oversee budget of approximately $48 million, which includes the $22 million General Fund

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or closely related field required (master's degree in public administration or related discipline is preferred)
  • Five or more years of progressively more responsible municipal management experience, preferably as a city manager and/or assistant manager, required — or other professional experience comparable to this requirement
  • Ferndale is most interested in individuals who prioritize a strong and positive working culture, are innovative and will be focused on the City's long-term community development goals
  • The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and will intentionally engage with the diverse constituencies of the City
  • The City Manager will need to be adept at developing positive relationships and embrace the collaborative and inclusive culture of the community and the metro Detroit region
  • Ideal candidates will have a track record of effectively working with staff, elected officials and community partners, with the highest level of transparency and trust
  • Individuals with ability to think strategically, while offering team-oriented leadership and high energy passion for local government, are encouraged to apply


Salary: $109,521-$136,779, DOQE, with comprehensive benefit package

How to apply:

Apply at www.GovHRJobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062; Tel - 847-380-3240; Cell - 248-379-8923.

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Posted: Feb. 15, 2019


Antrim County — Deputy County Administrator

Antrim County (pop. 23,292) is accepting applications for the position of Deputy County Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the development and implementation of Board of Commissioner goals, policies and procedures
  • Provides professional support and project management for the Board of Commissioners
  • Prepares numerous budgets
  • Develops plans and implementation programs for the utilization of land and physical facilities on behalf of the County
  • Assists with the coordination of these activities with federal, state, regional, and municipal laws and governing bodies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in administration or closely related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and public speaking skills
  • Computer skills (BS&A, computer graphics and website experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of planning and zoning principles
  • Experience in a municipal administration office preferred

Salary: $45,489.98, based on 37.5 hours/week; the position has two salary step increases within one year of employment and includes a full benefits package

How to apply:

An application and position description are available at the Human Resources Office, Antrim County Building, 203 E. Cayuga, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615 or at www.antrimcounty.org/employment.asp.

Forward application and resume to Stephanie Murray, Director of Human Resources, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Antrim County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Feb. 14, 2019


Mecosta/Osceola Central Dispatch Authority (Meceola) — Central Dispatch Director

Meceola, located in Paris, Mich., is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Director of Central Dispatch. The Director reports to the Meceola Authority Board. The center serves the two counties with a total population of 66,326.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for staffing, supervision, direction, training and administration, human resources, budgeting and policy development
  • Work closely with law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, emergency management and other public officials
  • As needed, make presentations at public meetings, hearings and to local governmental agencies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public or business administration or a related field or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 2 years of experience in an administrative/supervisory position
  • E911 dispatch experience
  • Emergency Numbering Professional Certification
  • National Incident Management Certification (NIMS)
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Any, or all, of the above may be substituted for by experience and or education

Salary: $54,000-$66,000 DOQE, with excellent benefits

How to apply:

Application, resume and cover letter may be submitted to:

Sheriff Todd Purcell
225 S. Stewart St.
Big Rapids, MI 49307
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on March 15, 2019

Posted: Feb. 13, 2019


City of Clawson — City Manager

The Mayor and City Council seek to recruit a new City Manager for the city of Clawson. This individual must have the skills and experience to guide Clawson with an appropriate combination of passion for public service, financial acumen, empowering leadership and operational skills.

Clawson (pop. 12,000) is conveniently located just north of Detroit within prosperous Oakland County. This position is the chief administrative officer of the city. The City Manager will have a key role in helping to address key issues that are facing the City, including: low revenue growth; key infrastructure upgrades and replacements; downtown development; preservation of institutional knowledge; and environmental sustainability.

A link to the budget, fiscal detail, and organizational chart can be found here.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervise all City departments
  • Enforce municipal ordinances, charter provisions and other laws and regulations
  • Oversee all personnel functions
  • Prepare annual operating budget
  • Provide administrative support at all Council meetings
  • Report to Council on a continuing as well as ad hoc basis on the City's finances, operations and future needs
  • Supervise purchasing
  • Coordinate public information
  • Investigate and adopt new technologies
  • Work with outside governmental and non-governmental agencies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, government, economics, social science, planning or a related field required
  • Foster a culture of open communication while collaborating with the Council, neighborhood communities, local organizations, labor associations, businesses and residents
  • Demonstrated expertise of leading and supporting initiatives in a highly complex environment
  • Possess successful track record of managing an entity similar to Clawson in terms of size, complexity and culture, with clear strategic results
  • Possess strong financial skills
  • Possess ability to attract and recruit top talent; inspire the team, delegate effectively; celebrate diversity within the team; manage performance; and be widely viewed as a strong leader who engages and supports others
  • Possess ability to advise the Mayor and City Council regarding both positive and negative policy implications by having the aptitude to seek, analyze and present data from a variety of sources to support multiple viewpoints and to align residents with the City's overall strategy

Salary: $85,000-$95,000

How to apply:

Follow this link to apply. 

Candidates seeking confidentiality under Michigan law should clearly state their intentions.

Deadline: Open until filled, with priority given to applications received by March 1, 2019

Posted: Jan. 31, 2019


City of Troy — Assistant City Manager

The city of Troy (pop. 84,976) is a vibrant, dynamic community in Oakland County, Michigan, 20 miles northwest of Detroit. Troy is the largest in Oakland County and has the third highest taxable value in the state. The city is seeking experienced local government professionals with a commitment to ethics, integrity and best practices in leadership and management to serve as their next Assistant City Manager.

The city has 350 full-time employees, an annual budget of $165 million and a AAA bond rating. With a workday population of more than 170,000, Troy is a hub for business and commerce in the region.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties that involve highly responsible and complex professional administrative work
  • Assists the City Manager with the direction and coordination of the activities of assigned City department directors
  • Performs a variety of general administrative tasks and special projects
  • Works closely with the City Manager and is expected to gain a firm understanding of the City Manager's management and administrative objectives
  • Works independently in directing city employees, consistent with the cultural goals set by the City Manager
  • Serves as a confidential employee and a close adviser to the City Manager, and is expected to offer alternatives and counsel regarding complex municipal matters

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in public administration or a related field from an accredited college or university required (master's degree in business administration or public administration is preferred)
  • 10 years of progressively responsible, related experience in local government administration required
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated leadership in the successful administration of municipal operations, with a strong emphasis on customer service, teamwork and collaboration
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of business, public administration and accounting, as applied to municipal government
  • Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends and developments in the field of municipal administration
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a racially and culturally diverse workforce and provide leadership in organizational change
  • Considerable knowledge of ethical guidelines applicable to the position, as outlined by professional standards and/or federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations
  • Skill in providing direction and oversight to professionals and technical experts in their fields

Salary: $100,000-$130,000 +/- DOQ, with excellent benefits

How to apply:

The application for the position and details are available at www.troymi.gov/jobopenings. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jeanette Menig, City of Troy Human Resources Director, 248-680-7296.

Deadline: First review of candidates will occur on March 4, 2019

Posted: Jan. 30, 2019


Health Department of Northwest Michigan — CFO/Director of Administrative Services

The CFO/Director of Administrative Services serves a complex, multi-county district health department, including Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties, with the administrative office in Charlevoix.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction for financial management of the Health Department by demonstrating extensive knowledge of accounting practices
  • Develops and monitors budgets and financial reporting through knowledge of federal, state and local funding mechanisms and sources in conjunction with the Health Officer and Division Directors
  • provides administrative oversight of information technology, payroll and agency support

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration, with Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum of six years of progressively more responsible experience involving accounting, administration and management activities, preferably in a health care setting, plus four years in a lead or supervisory capacity are required

Salary: Competitive wages, generous time off and an excellent benefit package

How to apply:

To receive full consideration, submit your (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) fully completed HDNW application (found at www.nwhealth.org) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Health Department of Northwest Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled, with priority given to applications received by Feb. 15, 2019

Posted: Jan. 23, 2019


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Internships

Michigan Association of Counties — Legislative Intern

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified intern for the 2019-2020 academic year (September-May), with option to begin service as early as May 2019.

This is a PAID internship based at MAC's offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide 10 to 20 hours of service per week. MAC seeks applicants with strong data skills and an abiding interest in public policy and the legislative process. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Michigan Association of Counties — Communications Intern

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified communications intern for the summer and 2018-19 academic year (September-May), with option to begin service as early as May 2019.

The communications intern will have a primary focus in curating MAC's social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and assist the Director of Communications with advertising, marketing and general communication needs. Experience with podcasts and audio editing software is a plus.

The intern will also assist in the maintenance of several websites under the MAC umbrella, including micounties.org.

MAC seeks applicants with a strong desire to break into the world of communications and public relations.

This is a PAID internship. The position is based at MAC's offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide between 10 and 20 hours of service per week. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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