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Allegan County Drain Commission ― Civil Engineer

The Allegan County Drain Commission in southwest Michigan seeks a Civil Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provides engineering services required for the construction, expansion and maintenance of County drainage infrastructure
  • Administers and supervises the drain maintenance program, including the maintenance staff
  • Develops drain maintenance and construction plans, provides project oversight, reviews plans for development, inspects drain projects, investigates drain-related problems and complaints and advises the general public
  • In the absence of the Drain Commissioner and Chief Deputy, acts on behalf of the Drain Commissioner

See full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport or related field.
  • Possession of a professional engineering registration in the state of Michigan.
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in engineering
  • OR any combination of education, training or experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position

Salary: Based on experience; excellent benefit package offered

How to apply:

For more information and/or to apply, please visit the Allegan County job posting page.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 19, 2018


City of Albion ― City Manager

The city of Albion (pop. 8,337) in south-central Michigan is seeking a City Manager.

Albion is governed under a Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected at large every two years; six city council members are elected by district to four-year terms.

Responsibilities:

By City Charter, the City Manager is the chief administrative officer and is responsible to the city council for the efficient administration of the city. The city has 54 full-time and 10 part-time employees and a General Fund budget of approximately $3.5 million. The city's financial position is strong, as evidenced by a fully funded pension system, a healthy General Fund balance and low debt.

The city manager shall be responsible for:

  • Appointment of employees; supervision of the departments and enforcement of all ordinances and policies
  • Development and administration of the annual budget
  • Other duties as may be prescribed

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (required by City Charter) in public administration, business administration or closely related field
  • Five or more years of progressively more responsible municipal management experience, preferably as a City Manager and/or Assistant Manager; or other professional experience comparable to this requirement
  • Strong knowledge in local government issues, including a proven track record in grant writing and administration, finance, downtown development and neighborhood revitalization
  • Ability to communicate with elected officials, staff and public in a trustworthy and ethical manner
  • Experience in leading similar organizations and a track record of effectively collaborating with community partners.
  • Ability to think strategically and remain focused on the city's long-term goals, while being willing to be innovative to address the changing needs of the city
  • Skill in facilitating communication among individuals with different opinions is highly valued and critical for success

Salary: $90,000 to $110,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and five (5) professional references to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Rd., Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.

Deadline: July 27, 2018

Posted: June 15, 2018


Calhoun County ― Juvenile Home Director

Calhoun County seeks a director for its juvenile home.

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Assistant County Administrator, the Juvenile Home Director:

  • Is responsible for all operational aspects of the Calhoun County Juvenile Home, including budgeting, financial performance, planning, organizing, leading, promoting and evaluating
  • Oversees the Juvenile Home programming, security, food service and administration
  • Coordinates Juvenile Home activities with other divisions of the court and school districts and serves as spokesperson for the Juvenile Home in the community

See full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree in human services or behavioral sciences (master's degree preferred)
  • Four to six years of experience in the human services field, including youth program coordination and supervision
  • Two years of experience in a public or private child caring institution or child placing agency
  • Leadership experience and management skills necessary to develop and maintain a positive and professional working environment for staff, as well as to effectively oversee the daily operations and administration of the Juvenile Home
  • Professionalism is an absolutely necessity, along with the ability to appropriately handle both confidential information and sensitive situations

Salary: $70, 653 to $90,262

How to apply:

For more information and/or to apply, please visit the Calhoun County website. Calhoun County is an EEO Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: June 14, 2018


Calhoun County Road Department — Managing Director

The Calhoun County Road Department is seeking a Managing Director

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Administrator/Controller, the Managing Director:

  • Manages all operational aspects of the Calhoun County Road Department, including budgeting, financial performance, planning, organizing, leading, promoting, communicating, evaluating and problem-solving Develops long-term and short-term goals, objectives and strategy
  • Utilizes a comprehensive planning model
  • Serves as spokesperson for the Road Department on matters of established policy and program development, as well as serving as liaison with local, state, and federal agencies
  • This is a high-level management position requiring complete confidentiality

Requirements:

  • Knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, engineering, or a closely related field (master's degree preferred)
  • Six to eight years of management or supervisory experience in public transportation, civil engineering or a related field, preferably in a unionized setting
  • Public works and/or road commission experience is also desirable
  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver's license and an acceptable driving record required
  • Leadership experience and management skills necessary to develop and maintain a positive, professional and safe working environment for staff, as well as to effectively oversee the daily operations and administration of the Road Department
  • Knowledge of Act 51 and a thorough understanding of local, state and federal highway financing Considerable knowledge of public works, including building, equipment, construction maintenance and repair
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public, government officials and various levels of County personnel
  • Frequent travel between County locations and occasional travel also required to provide County representation in the local community and/or attendance at conferences/seminars

Salary: $92,269 to $117,877

How to apply:

Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered as having applied for this position. Please apply online at http://www.calhouncountymi.gov by completing the Calhoun County Employment Application, along with uploading a current resume and letter of interest. A job description will be available upon request. Calhoun County is an EEO Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: May 29, 2018


South Lyon — City Manager

The City of South Lyon, MI (pop. 11,327) in southwest Oakland County is seeking a City Manager. South Lyon offers a comfortable blend of small town living with easy access to major metropolitan areas and an international airport. Known for its charming downtown, annual festivals, outstanding parks and trails and excellent schools, South Lyon is proud of the high quality of life it offers its residents.

South Lyon is governed under a Council-Manager form of government (ICMA recognized, 1970). The Mayor is elected at large, and the City Council consists of six nonpartisan members. By City Charter, the City Manager is responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the city and charged with enforcing all laws, ordinances and policies set forth by the City Council. The city has 43 full-time and 33 part-time employees and a General Fund budget of approximately $5.5 million.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and administer the annual budget and manage the finances of the community (the city operations include police, fire, community development, finance, budgeting, parks and recreation and public utilities)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or closely related field required (master's degree in public administration or related discipline 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
  • Strong knowledge of a wide range of local government issues, including a proven track record in grant writing and administration, finance, budget preparation, downtown development and labor relations
  • Ability to communicate with elected officials, staff and public in a trustworthy and ethical manner
  • Experience in leading similar organizations and a track record of effectively working with community partners
  • Extensive municipal experience highly desirable
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate effectively, while offering team-oriented leadership and high energy passion for local government

Salary: $95,000 to $105,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online 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 Rd., Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Phone: 847-380-3240. Electronic submissions are required.

Deadline: July 5, 2018

Posted: May 23, 2018


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Internships

2018-19 MAC Legislative Internship

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 2018-19 academic year (September-May).

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.

To apply, send a resume and 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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