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City of Mt. Pleasant — Director of Parks and Public Spaces

The City of Mt. Pleasant (pop. 25,629) in Isabella County is seeking a Director of Parks and Public Spaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all City parks, including land, grounds maintenance, facilities, equipment and specialty entities such as the spray park, dog park, skate park and the city cemetery and various public spaces

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of local government practices park facility and grounds management; landscape planning and development, including design, standards of care, maintenance practices, construction and project management; contract oversight; public relations; supervision; and capital planning
  • Strong leader who is community focused, knowledgeable, self-driven and service-oriented

Salary: Mid-$60,000s to mid-$70,000s, DOQE

How to apply:

Visit http://www.mt-pleasant.org/jobs and follow the application instructions. The City of Mt. Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: May 21, 2021

Posted: April 30, 2021


Oakland County — Parks and Recreation Director

Oakland County (pop. 1,251,000) in Southeast Michigan is seeking a Parks and Recreation Director. The Director of Parks and Recreation is appointed by the Parks and Recreation Commission, with the consent of the Board of Commissioners, and serves at the pleasure of the Parks and Recreation Commission

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as the chief executive officer over the parks system, which hosts more than 2 million visitors annually, and provides strategic and professional policy advice to the Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Oversees a staff of approximately 76 full-time and over 650 seasonal/part-time employees and a budget of approximately $28 million
  • Advances the County’s parks, trails, active and passive recreation, environmental, healthy living and other community engagement interests
  • Serves as a key facilitator to engage external partners to comprehensively meet the diverse recreational needs of all county residents (an important early responsibility of the position will be to engage all stakeholders to develop a new 5-year master plan)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major pertaining to parks administration, public administration, recreation administration, parks and recreation resources, business administration or closely related field
  • Six (6) years of full-time experience in an administrative capacity with major responsibility for budget planning and presentation, program and policy development and implementation and staffing decisions (10 years of diverse managerial experience, including at least 4 years’ experience as chief executive or operational officer for an organization similar in complexity as the Oakland County Parks and Recreation department preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience in general overall parks and recreation operations, accounting, personnel and budgets
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with administrators, employees, and the public
  • Ability and skill in communicating with community groups, organizations, officials and general public about parks and recreation programs
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct and evaluate the work performed by staff
  • Ability to present oral and written financial, operational, and other types of reports to stakeholders, interested groups and individuals
  • Ability to act efficiently during difficult and emergency situations requiring immediate decision-making in accordance with Parks and Recreation Commission objectives

Salary: $123,636 to $165,647, DOQE 

How to apply:

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references.  Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, Tel: 847-380-3240

Deadline: Preliminary reviews to be completed by June 3, 2021

Posted: April 27, 2021


City of Howell — Community Development Director

The City of Howell (pop. 9,580) in Livingston County is seeking a Community Development Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as liaison to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, as well as a member of the City’s Senior Management Team
  • Reports directly to the City Manager and provides advice on planning and development issues to City Council

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in land-use planning, urban planning, public administration or a closely related field AND
  • Five (5) years’ experience in community and economic development, or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong foundation in urban planning and design and ability to convey an understanding of best practices and emerging trends in the industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator with the ability to be an engaging presenter before the City Council, commissions, boards, community groups and committees
  • Ability to engage the community in meaningful ways and embrace ideas from a variety of sources
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service for residents, business owners, building/property owners and prospective developers

Salary: $75,000-$95,000, DOQE

How to apply:

A complete position description and application form can be found here.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and completed City of Howell application form to Jamie Helman, HR Generalist, 611 E. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 or HumanResouces@cityofhowell.org.

Deadline: May 20, 2021

Posted: April 26, 2021


City of Hastings — City Manager

The City of Hastings (pop. 7,311) in Barry County is seeking a City Manager.

When considering a real estate investment, it’s always location. Even more critical when selecting the right spot for your next career move. Hastings is a “big, small town” with all the attributes of a family-friendly hometown and amenities usually reserved for a more urban setting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (a master’s degree in public administration is preferred)
  • AND Significant experience in local government with familiarity of several municipal functions/service areas with continuous progressive advancement culminating in a position such as city/village/township manager, assistant manager
  • OR an Executive Director position accountable for supervisory and budgetary responsibilities
  • AND A solid understanding of the laws and regulations affecting municipalities
  • AND Membership in a professional organization like ICMA or MME devoted to professional growth and compliance with a Code of Ethics

Full list of qualifications here.

Salary: $95,000 to $120,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Submit resume, cover letter, consent form and five professional references to execsearch@mml.org, with subject line of “HastingsSearch.”

Deadline: May 20, 2021

Posted: April 22, 2021


Oakland County — Environmental Sustainability Officer

Oakland County (pop. 1,251,000) in Southeast Michigan is seeking an Environmental Sustainability Officer.

The County is governed by an elected County Executive, David Coulter, and a 21-member Board of Commissioners who are elected by district for a two-year term of office. The Environmental Sustainability Officer is an appointed position, serves at the pleasure of the County Executive and reports to a Deputy County Executive.

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as a strategic adviser on environmental sustainability initiatives and will serve as a key member of County Executive’s leadership team
  • Advances the County’s environmental sustainability interests at the state and federal level, both through seeking support from agencies for County initiatives and to present the County’s work as best practice
  • Responsible for development of the County’s near-term and long-term sustainability agenda, tracking progress towards measurable goals and working across various County departments to execute sustainability initiatives
  • Leads internal review of plans and the creation of policies and programs to improve the County’s sustainability
  • Engages external partners to communicate, educate and advocate for environmentally responsibility plans and actions

Click here for details.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in environmental science or an equivalent field of study (master’s degree in environmental science or an equivalent field of study is preferred)
  • Five (5) years of professional experience in sustainability program development and implementation (10 years of diverse environmental experience, including, review, planning, development and of best practice environmental plans and projects, preferred)
  • Considerable understanding of sustainability frameworks including but not limited to GRI, UNGC, ISO26000, SASB, SDGs
  • Considerable understanding of key sustainability issues with an emphasis on Environmental topics and how they can be integrated into business/government to create measurable value
  • Considerable knowledge of sustainability requirements of local legislation, standards and international best practice
  • Considerable experience reviewing and approving financial and operational budgets
  • Demonstrated experience with building positive vendor working relationships with ESG frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience successfully interacting with internal and external stakeholders, including top level executives and public figures

Salary: $130,000 to $174,000, DOQE. 

How to apply:

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references. Click Here to Apply

Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, Tel: 847-380-3240.

Deadline: Preliminary reviews by May 20, 2021

Posted: April 11, 2021


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