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Dickinson County — Assistant Equalization Director

Dickinson County is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Equalization Director.


  • Associate's degree in a business-related field or the equivalent in experience
  • Current MCAO (Michigan Certified Assessing Officer) certification by the State Tax Commission, or attainable within one year
  • Valid Michigan driver's license
  • Two years of assessment experience or related appraisal experience preferred

A complete job description is available in the Equalization Office at the Dickinson County Courthouse or accessed at

Salary: Starting rate is $19.86 per hour

How to apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Dickinson County Equalization Director, Dickinson County Courthouse, PO Box 609, Iron Mountain, MI 49801 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Dickinson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: June 5, 2017

Posted: May 16, 2017

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. The County maintains a high quality of life in one of the Midwest's most striking settings with a vibrant downtown community, a strong agricultural industry and extensive year-round recreational opportunities along 69 miles of Great Lake shoreline. Grand Traverse businesses and residents have a passion for their community, actively participating in community events and community building programs. The County is known for its world-class cherries and wine, and is quickly becoming a center for hops and brewing. Home to the Cherry Capital Airport (serving American, Delta and United airlines), the County is proud of its burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of collaboration and looks to grow its businesses, while maintaining its natural resources.

The County Administrator is appointed by a seven-member County Board of Commissioners, each representing a district, serving two-year terms. The Administrator is responsible for the administration of the County Board's goals, policies and programs, as well as the management of the County's services. The County Board of Commissioners is seeking candidates who have a strong financial background and will value relationships between the Board, employees and the community. Successful candidates will also have a collaborative and team-oriented management style; a vision for strategic growth and natural preservation; a commitment to efficient and effective service delivery within a model workplace; and will have exceptional communication skills. 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).


  • 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)

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

Salary: Starting of $114,000 to $137,000 +/- DOQE.

How to apply:

Apply 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. Phone: 847-380-3240.

Apply online here.

Deadline: June 12, 2017

Posted: May 16, 2017

St. Joseph County — Finance Director

Under the direction of the Assistant County Administrator, the Finance Director serves as chief accounting officer of the county. The incumbent: is responsible for ensuring that a system of accounting is installed and properly kept in all county functions, as well as providing administrative support and direction to other departments regarding fiscal management and financial controls; plans, organizes and directs 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 County Administrator and the Board such plans and programs to better serve the financial interests of County functions.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or a closely related field.
  • Five (5) years of progressively more responsible accounting experience, which includes experience with budgeting, auditing, payroll and accounts payable (some experience with a municipal government preferred)
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite and financial software required
  • CPA designation is desirable

Salary: Depending on qualifications, with a comprehensive benefit package

How to apply:

Applications are available in the County Human Resources Department's office (third floor) or online at Mail resumes to: St Joseph County Human Resource Department, 125 W. Main St., PO Box 189, Centreville, MI 49032, or email resume in Word format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. St. Joseph County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: May 15, 2017

Monroe County ― Planning Director

The Planning Director works under the general direction of the County Administrator/CFO and the Planning Commission. The Director: administers planning and planning related activities permitted by state and county enabling legislation and formulated by the Planning Commission; formulates an annual proposed work plan; prepares a departmental budget and monitors budget expenditures; provides planning assistance to local units of government and serves as an information resource to county and local officials and the general public; and represents the county and the Planning Commission on various local, regional and state committees and councils, including economic development activities.

Please visit our website at for a full copy of the preferred requirements, as well as the job description.

Salary: $55,806.40 to $62,358.00, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.

How to apply:

Please submit all application materials by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to
County of Monroe
Human Resources Department
Attn: Meagan Russell
125 E. Second St.
Monroe, MI 48161

Please note: The selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and background check per county policy. The County of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: May 29, 2017

Posted: May 9, 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

City Manager — City of Escanaba

The City of Escanaba, Mich., is seeking applicants for the full-time position of City Manager.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business management, political science, finance or related fields
  • And Five to 10 years of relevant experience
  • OR an equivalent combination of experience and education

Salary: The City of Escanaba is offering a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement plan.

How to apply:

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 to: Attn: Human Resource Director, P.O. Box 948, Escanaba, MI 49829.

Before applying, applicants are required to review the complete job posting and job description found here. The City of Escanaba is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: May 26, 2017

Posted: May 5, 2017

Gratiot County ― Director of Financial Services

Gratiot County is seeking its first Director of Financial Services to lead the charge in creating excellence in financial management. We are seeking a technically experienced visionary to take our services to the next level. Utilizing existing resources, our new Director will examine current processes, reorganize resources and build systems, all with an eye toward exceeding the highest standards of government accounting.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or other discipline that prepares one for performing accounting and financial services in a government environment (CPA desirable.)
  • Five years of progressively responsible governmental accounting experience that include budgeting, auditing, payroll, benefits, grants and general and subsidiary ledgers (Experience building a financial services team and supervising personnel preferred.)
  • Ability to access all County locations as required
  • Ability to enter and retrieve information from a computer including, at a minimum, Word and
  • Excel (Proficiency in BS&A software preferred.)
  • Customer service orientation and history of functioning effectively in team environment

For a complete position description, click here.

Salary: Salary range begins at 68,000.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit the County application form along with a cover letter (maximum of two pages) addressed to the County Administrator describing:

  • Your experience in providing financial, budgetary and procurement services in an organization. (Specify the size of the organization and your very precise role.)
  • Your experience in building — as opposed to just working with -- sound financial processes in an organization.
  • Your experience in leading staff and persuading others to embrace change.
  • Why you are interested in serving as the first leader of financial services in Gratiot County.

Include three professional references able to comment on the experience and interest you describe in your cover letter.

Return all materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Gratiot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Posted: May 4, 2017

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