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Newaygo County — Central Dispatch Director

Newaygo County, population 48,460, is seeking an experienced individual with strong technical and leadership skills to accept the position of Central Dispatch Director.  The Central Dispatch Department maintains stable funding and is supported by a Central Dispatch Authority.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs a 9-1-1 emergency telephone system and centralized emergency dispatch center responsible for dispatching all police, fire, first responders and ambulance services within the County
  • Responsible for the selection and maintenance of all communications and other equipment and the coordination and integration of technical systems including telephone, computer and radio interfaces
  • Responsible for all administrative functions of the department including financial and personnel management, including the direct supervision of all dispatchers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public safety administration, telecommunications or other area related to emergency services with coursework in management and data processing
  • Five or more years’ experience in the operation of a fully automated central communications system, including two years in a supervisory capacity
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

Salary: $51,176 to $60,213; full fringe benefit package                                                

How to apply:

Application and job description are available at http://countyofnewaygo.com/Careers.aspx.

Applicants may also submit an employment application, cover letter, resume and three professional references to Newaygo County Human Resources, PO Box 885, White Cloud, MI 49349 or personal delivery at 1087 Newell St., White Cloud, MI.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Sept. 19, 2019


Walworth County, Wis. — County Administrator

Walworth County, with a population of 103,082 and located near Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee, seeks a County Administrator. Walworth County holds an Aaa Moody’s credit rating and carries no general obligation debt. The incumbent County Administrator, who has held the position for over 18 years, is retiring next year.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating administrative and management functions of the County government by providing leadership and direction while working closely and collaborating with the County Board (consisting of 11 elected supervisors), elected officials and department heads to drive the County’s objectives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, business planning, or related field (master’s in public administration and/or master’s in business administration strongly preferred)
  • Ten years of experience showing progressive responsibility and experience in an organization of similar size and/or complexity as well as a thorough understanding of government operations
  • Strong leadership, communication, negotiation and relationship building skills 

Salary: $143,907 to $188,425; full benefit package

How to apply:

Application and job description are available at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/walworthco/default.cfm

Consideration will be made to applicants who thoroughly complete the online application, attach a cover letter and resume and meet the qualifications for the position.  Please note, if selected to interview, candidates must be available between Nov. 15 and Dec. 6, 2019.

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2019

Posted: Sept. 18, 2019


Grand Traverse County — Chief Deputy County Clerk 

Grand Traverse County (pop. 92,573) in the northwest Lower Peninsula is accepting resumes and applications for the position of Chief Deputy County Clerk. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the chief deputy and second-in-command for the County Clerk’s Vital Records/Election Office and the Circuit Court Records Office, if needed
  • Manage elections and supervise Vital Records clerical staff 
  • Provide services to the County Commission as requested, and perform a variety of complex clerical operations requiring specialized clerical knowledge of Michigan law, Michigan administrative rules and vital statistic requirements 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish working relationships
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in elections and supervising an office 

Salary: $48,309 with a six-step scale; full benefits package 

How to apply:

Online application and job description are available at http://www.grandtraverse.org/1574/Job-Postings. Grand Traverse County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2019

Posted: Sept. 12, 2019


Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan — CEO

The Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan (MERS), an independent professional retirement services’ company designed to administer the retirement plans for Michigan’s local units of government, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • MERS partners with more than 900 local units of government across the state administering a variety of traditional defined benefit plans, hybrid plans, defined contribution plans, health care plans and other post-employment benefit (OPEB) offerings.
  • With assets under management exceeding $12 billion, MERS proudly serves more than 100,000 participants, including police officers and firefighters, road crews, medical staff, librarians, clerks, and countless other roles that protect and serve the many communities across Michigan.

Qualifications:

  • To learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications, click here

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Please email your resume to Amy at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.

Deadline: Sept. 21, 2019

Posted: Aug. 23, 2019


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