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Mason County — Equalization Director

The Mason County (pop. 29,073) Board of Commissioners is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time Equalization Director.

Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of full-time paid and increasingly responsible experience in assessing or appraising in a public agency or private corporation
  • Minimum MAAO (3) certification from the Michigan State Tax Commission or certification must be obtained within one (1) year from the date of employment

Salary: $56,645.72 to $66,642.04

How to apply:

Candidates may pick up a job application packet at the County Administrator’s Office located in the Mason County Courthouse (304 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington) or by emailing a request to fknizacky@masoncounty.net. Only those applications that are contained in the job application packet and returned by the deadline will be considered. The County of Mason is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on March 9, 2020

Posted: Jan. 23, 2020


Livingston County – County Administrator

Livingston County (pop. 189,651) in south-central Michigan is seeking a County Administrator:

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners and its chairperson, the County Administrator is responsible for the overall management of the County. This includes:

  • Overseeing the development and administration of County departments and operations
  • Ensuring that the day-to-day operation of the County government is compliant with sound governmental systems and procedures and consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Commissioners
  • Assisting the Board of Commissioners in developing the vision for the County as well as implementation strategies and programs for realizing related goals, objectives and outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration, business administration, finance, or a related field
  • Eight to 10 years of managerial experience
  • The County, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience
  • Michigan Vehicle Operator’s License

Salary: $123,106 to $160,038

How to apply:

To receive full consideration, qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest including salary requirements and resume using the following link:

https://hiringsolutionsllc.com/openings/County_Administrator

Strong candidates will be contacted for additional information and a possible on-site interview. Final candidates will interview with the Search Team in March. We expect this position to be filled by May 2020. Please direct all inquiries to Todd Surline at surline@hiringsolutionsllc.com.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Jan. 21, 2020


Berrien County — County Administrator

Berrien County (pop. 154,259) in southwest Michigan is seeking a County Administrator.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing administrative leadership in the County with policy guidance from the Board of Commissioners
  • Serve as the chief administrative, financial, and operational officer of the County
  • Supervise appointed and non-union department heads
  • Serve as liaison between countywide elected officials, other agencies and the Board of Commissioners
  • Supervise a multi-departmental staff providing a wide range of public services
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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, finance, law or a related field (master’s degree — MBA, MPA, MSA  — preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in public administration.
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of local government administration, including organizational forms and structures and operating methods and procedures, preferred

Salary: $120,000 to $150,000 DOQE

How to apply:

Applications are available online at https://berriencounty.org/; email to bsteltner@berriencounty.org; or fax to 269-983-5788; or apply in person at the Berrien County Administration Center; 701 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

A Berrien County application must accompany your resume.

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020

Posted: Jan. 17, 2020


Berrien County — Chief Public Defender

Berrien County (pop. 154,259) in southwest Michigan is seeking a Chief Public Defender (CPD).

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the County Administrator, on behalf of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, the Chief Public Defender (CPD) is:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, oversight and direction of the Public Defender Office, the indigent defense contract system and the private counsel conflict/overflow list
  • Responsible for staffing the Public Defender Office and for the creation and supervision of the contract system and conflict/overflow list
  • Responsible for ensuring Berrien County meets all constitutional and legislative requirements as they pertain to the representation of indigent adult and juvenile offenders and provides a high level of ID services
  • Responsible for supervising and directing all ID staff; monitoring all indigent defense contracts and the conflict/overflow list for compliance; developing and implementing policies and procedures for all three facets of ID; directing and/or performing the department’s administrative functions; and preparing the department’s annual budget

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree with a Certificate of Admittance to the State Bar of Michigan as evidence of continued good professional standing and authority to practice law throughout the state
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the practice of criminal defense or the equivalent, including previous supervision experience in the administration of legal services
  • Comfortable with the daily use of technology in the legal profession
  • Able to perform without additional clerical support, if necessary
  • Must maintain State Bar of Michigan Certificate of Admittance throughout employment with County at the County’s expense
  • May not practice law in the state of Michigan for any other client except the Berrien County Board of Commissioners; serve as an adviser or consultant on legal matters to any other entity, public or private; or, be a party to any indigent defense contract
  • Valid vehicle operator’s license required
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required

An offer of employment shall be conditioned upon the successful completion of a medical examination (physical and mental). A financial background check may be required. Prior to employment commencing, the person must pass drug and alcohol tests and criminal and civil record checks and be fingerprinted. Medical examinations (physical and mental) that are job related and consistent with business necessity along with random and for cause drug and alcohol tests may be required during the course of employment in accordance with the county policy.

Salary: $93,033 to $107,700

How to apply:

Applications available online at https://berriencounty.org/; email to bsteltner@berriencounty.org; or fax to (269) 983-5788; or apply in person at the Berrien County Administration Center; 701 Main St., St. Joseph, MI 49085. A Berrien County application must accompany your resume.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2020

Posted: Jan. 15, 2020


Oakland County — Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Oakland County (pop. 1.25 million) seeks a Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 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 Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) is an appointed position and serves at the pleasure of the County Executive.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating executive efforts to cultivate a welcoming, diverse and inclusive culture throughout all aspects of the County’s internal and external community
  • Lead and work collaboratively with County internal department partners and community partners to elevate inclusiveness and implement best practices related to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Review and assess all current data on diversity and inclusion for Oakland County and develop diversity strategies and initiatives, including the implementation of the strategic goals
  • Serve as a confident consensus builder committed to the tenets of transparency, collaboration and inclusive excellence as they lead the continued evolution of the newly created position

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field of study
  • Five years or more of progressive relevant experience in a leadership position
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and contribute to state and national best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of human development, training and change management
  • Proven track record of developing new initiatives to meet organizational needs
  • Well-developed skills in facilitating inclusive dialogues
  • Possess a strategic, innovative and visionary mind-set
  • Proven experience in leading diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
  • Public or private sector experience with a successful record of advancing implementation strategies that demonstrate commitment to promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment

Salary: $106,000 to $143,000, 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. Questions regarding the position maybe directed to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, jvettraino@govhrusa.com or 847-380-3240.

Deadline: Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of application, with preliminary reviews to be completed by Feb. 14.

Posted: Jan. 14, 2020


Marquette County — Assistant Public Defender

Marquette County (pop. 66,516) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is seeking an assistant public defender.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a trial lawyer
  • Provide quality legal representation for defendants without means to retain legal counsel, after being charged with criminal or civil violations
  • Carry a full caseload, as determined by the Chief Public Defender
  • Attend legal and community meetings, as directed
  • Review charging instruments, police reports and other discovery provided by the prosecution
  • Promptly meet with clients and learn the client’s goals for the representation and any special needs of the client
  • Determine what further fact investigation to undertake and direct that investigation, determining what legal issues need development and researches those issues.
  • Negotiate with the prosecution and promptly advises the client of the status of the negotiations
  • Handle litigation of any legal issue that is necessary and appropriate, including bringing cases to trial
  • Conduct any post-trial litigation, maintains current knowledge of appropriate support functions; maintains accurate, complete and legible case files
  • Maintain availability to other staff members for consultation and education
  • Participate in training programs and maintain current knowledge of appropriate support functions

Click here for details on senior-level requirements.

Click here for details on entry-level requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree with a Certificate of Admittance to the State Bar of Michigan as evidence of continued good professional standing and authority to practice law through the state
  • Three years of criminal law experience (preferably with some district court trial experience, warrant review and circuit court trial experience involving felony charges)
    Comfortable with the daily use of technology
  • Ability to perform without additional clerical support, if necessary
  • Must maintain State Bar of Michigan Certificate of Admittance throughout employment

Salary: Depends on level (entry, $48,090 to $58,677; mid, $55,578 to $67,808; senior, $62,733 to $76,524) and based on background and qualifications, plus fringe benefit package.

How to apply: Submit an employment application, cover letter, resume, law school transcripts and copy of State Bar License to Human Resources, 234 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.

Marquette County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Jan. 7, 2020


City of Ballwin, Mo. — City Administrator

Ballwin, Mo. (pop. 30,400), located in St. Louis County 40 minutes from downtown St. Louis, seeks a City Administrator.

Consistently ranked as “One of the Best Places to Live” by a variety of national publications, Ballwin’s top-notch municipal services and high-ranking school districts are known throughout the region. Ballwin maintains a small-town atmosphere and high quality of life with its livability and family-friendliness.

Responsibilities:

  • The City has a workforce of more than 140 full-time employees, plus additional part-time and seasonal employees organized into four departments – Police, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and Administration.
  • The City Administrator is Chief Administrative Officer in charge of the City’s day-to-day operations and oversees a budget of approximately $20 million. The City Administrator is appointed by, and reports to, the Mayor and eight-member, four-ward Board of Aldermen.
  • The City Administrator works closely on economic development efforts, including maintaining a close working relationship with the City’s business community.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field (master’s degree in public administration or closely related field preferred)
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible local government management experience
  • Proven leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills
  • A team-oriented, strategic-thinking approach toward staff leadership
  • Human resources skills and supervisory experience are essential
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Financial, analytical and budget management skills to lead a financially fit organization

Salary: $145,000 to $160,000 +/- DOQE, plus an excellent benefit package

How to apply:

Candidates should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3197. The City of Ballwin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Posted: Jan. 2, 2020


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