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Grand Traverse County ― County Administrator

Grand Traverse County (pop. 92,084) is one of the fastest-growing counties in Michigan due to its ideal balance of downtown amenities surrounded by pristine natural resources. Grand Traverse businesses and residents have a passion for their community, actively participating in community events and community building programs.

The County Administrator is appointed by a seven-member County Board of Commissioners, each representing a district, serving two-year terms.

Responsibilities:

Administer the County Board's goals, policies and programs, as well as the management of the County's services. The County provides full services to its residents and visitors, with 37 departments staffed by approximately 500 employees and a budget of nearly $63 million ($37 million General Fund).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (master's degree in public or business administration or related discipline is highly preferred)
  • Six (6) years of progressively responsible executive level experience
  • Prior County or City management experience is highly valued
  • Strong financial background and willingness to value relationships between the commissioners, employees and the community
  • Collaborative and team-oriented management style, plus a vision for strategic growth and natural preservation
  • Commitment to efficient and effective service delivery within a model workplace, plus exceptional communication skills

The Board is also interested in candidates with a diverse combination of educational background, professional experience and community involvement.

Salary: $120,000 to $145,000 +/- DOQE.

How to apply:

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

Deadline: March 16, 2018

Posted: Feb. 6, 2018


City of Escanaba ― Public Works Superintendent/City Engineer

The City of Escanaba is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Superintendent/City Engineer. This is a full-time, department-head level position overseeing approximately 21 employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages all operations of the City of Escanaba Public Works Department
  • Responsible for construction and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, pathways, parks, recreational facilities, storm sewers, City buildings and other public facilities
  • Responsible for snow removal, trash collection and vehicle fleet maintenance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering or closely related field
  • Professional engineer's license, or eligibility to write the professional engineer examination
  • Experience in the design, construction and maintenance of parks, roads, streets, bridges, sewer systems and related public infrastructure
  • Experience overseeing one or more operations where extensive use of heavy equipment is involved
  • Experience overseeing snow removal operations; extensive experience managing work crews involved in such activities
  • Extensive knowledge of occupational safety regulations and associated compliance requirements
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to use MS Office computer applications and other commonly used engineering software
  • Experience preparing cost estimates for multimillion-dollar projects
  • Experience preparing budgets and monitoring operations for compliance

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, retirement plan and the possibility of relocation expenses

How to apply:

Before applying, applicants are required to review the complete job description at http://www.escanaba.org/jobopenings. Applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by postal mail, Attn: Human Resource Director, P.O. Box 948, Escanaba, MI 49829.

The City of Escanaba is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The City of Escanaba does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Jan. 31, 2018


Bay County ― Equalization Dept. Appraisal Aide/Mapping Description Tech.

Under the supervision of the Bay County Equalization Director, this position serves as a specialist in maintenance of property sales files and ownership records, cadastral (tax parcel boundary) maps, real property descriptions, parcel identification numbers and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) parcel layer updates.

This is a full-time position with benefits, as provided for within the USW full-time labor agreement, although union membership is voluntary.

Responsibilities:

  • Responds to inquiries regarding assessment practices, tax laws and the land division requirements
  • Assists the public and local unit officials with information about the above matters
  • Reviews recorded property transfer documents (deeds, land contracts, etc.) for changes of ownership and sales data, and changes or splits of real property descriptions
  • Maintains the property ownership records and, using independent judgement along with State Tax Commission guidelines, sorts and culls sales data for use in Equalization Department sales studies
  • Maintains, corrects and updates cadastral maps
  • Reviews, corrects and updates real property descriptions for tax purposes based on legal documents and land surveys
  • Calculates acreages based on descriptions, surveys, and/or GIS data
  • Processes land divisions, combinations and adjacent parcel transfers as approved by the local units Writes new tax parcel descriptions, calculates acreages, and assigns parcel identification numbers for these, as well as for new subdivision plats and condominiums
  • Using GIS computer mapping software, working in collaboration with the GIS Department, updates the GIS parcel layer and assists with other parcel layer updates and correction projects
  • Punctual and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of assessment practices
  • Experience in assessment administration is preferred
  • Must be able to read, write and draw a legal description
  • Possession of Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) certification or obtained within the six months of employment
  • College education in GIS or a related field, or similar work experience, is desired
  • Working knowledge and understanding of computer appraisal programs utilized within county governmental units such as ArcGIS, Equalizer/Assessing. NET, Apex sketching software, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with people effectively and occasionally deal with irate or hostile people
  • Applicants may be required to take written and/or other examination

Salary: $18.32 per hour entry, progressing to $21.83 per hour after 2 years (TU09)

How to apply:

Apply online at www.baycounty-mi.gov or in person/via first class mail to the Bay County Personnel and Employee Relations Department, 515 Center Ave., Bay City, MI 48708.

Bay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Bay County and its departments to pursue equal employment opportunity regardless of height, weight, political or religious affiliations, race, color, sex, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classification set forth by law in our relationship with applicants for employment, employees of the department, and the public.

Deadline: Open until filled, but please apply ASAP

Posted: Jan. 24, 2018


Allegan County — Chief Deputy County Treasurer

Allegan County seeks a chief deputy in Treasurer's office.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all functions of the Treasurer's Office
  • Oversees departmental support staff regarding tax calculations, billing, collection of taxes, redemption of tax sale properties and records maintenance
  • Assists the Treasurer with investing county funds

For additional information, visit the county website.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree accounting or equivalent, including coursework in data processing and management
  • Four years of experience that provided familiarity with all aspects of the operation of the County Treasurer's Office

Salary: $63,700, with excellent benefit package

How to apply:

Allegan County requires that all candidates complete a County application form. Preference is for online submissions via www.allegancounty.org, but paper ones may be sent to Allegan County Human Resources, 3283 122nd Ave., Allegan, MI 49010, or faxed to 269-673-0367. Candidates may include a resume when emailing completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Allegan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Jan. 18, 2018


Kalamazoo County ― Corporation Counsel

Kalamazoo County is seeking a corporation counsel.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice to Board of Commissioners and County Departments
  • Process claims and lawsuits filed against the County and coordinate with external counsel
  • Serve as the County's Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) Officer
  • Serve as FOIA Coordinator for all County Offices except Office of Prosecuting Attorney and Drain Commissioner
  • Draft and review contracts
  • Act as EEO Compliance Officer to facilitate the grievance procedure set forth in Personnel Policy
  • Research, review and process all legislative and statutory changes that affect County government
  • Perform other duties as directed by Board of Commissioners

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate degree and licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan
  • Five years of municipal law experience
  • OR comparable combination of experience, training and education
  • Comprehensive knowledge of municipal law and strong understanding of authorities and responsibilities of counties, cities, villages and townships
  • Up-to-date knowledge of applicable federal and state laws
  • Skills in analysis, research, writing, court representation and oral and written communications

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply:

Apply online here. Or send resume to:
Meri Tolbert, HR Specialist
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Ste. 407
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

VETERANS: Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Jan. 17, 2018


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