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Osceola County — Equalization Director

Osceola County (pop. 23,460) in north-central Michigan is seeking an Equalization Director to serve under the general direction of the County Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the County Coordinator, as administrative officer for the County Equalization process:

  • Conducts annual studies and related analysis in all classes of property to ensure the proper equalization of property values throughout the county
  • Provides the Board of Commissioners with the information necessary to adopt county equalization
  • Provides technical assistance to local assessors and provides the public with information on tax laws, property descriptions, assessing procedures and related matters
  • Supervises department staff                                                                                                                          

Qualifications:

  • Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) certification
  • High School education with additional certifications and course work equivalent to an associate degree.
  • Five years of progressively more responsible experience in appraising all types of property
  • Supervisory/administrative experience
  • Complete required annual continuing education hours determined by the State Tax Commission (STC) to maintain certification
  • Thorough knowledge of the professional public management techniques involved in budgeting, personnel administration and resource management and the ability to identify and implement new best practices
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of assessment administration
  • Considerable knowledge of maintenance techniques associated with assessing and BSA Software
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing date, preparing comprehensive and accurate reports and formulating policy and service recommendations
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing and making presentations in public forums
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with county employees, contractors to the county, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials and the public

Visit www.osceola-county.org under the Government heading and Employment section to review the job description.

Salary: $49,642 to $52,619, DOQE, with full benefits package

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume or fill out an application available at www.osceola-county.org for submission to the Osceola County Coordinator’s Office, 301 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI 49677. Osceola County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled, but resumes preferred by Sept. 3, 2021

Posted: July 30, 2021


Grand Traverse County — Accounting Technician

Grand Traverse County (pop. 93,088) in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula is seeking an Accounting Technician.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine general accounting activities, including collecting, interpreting, and analyzing financial data; performing account reconciliations; and preparing a variety of financial reports
  • Reviews, verifies, and posts account transactions to journals, ledgers, and other applicable records; may also prepare and record adjusting and closing journal entries
  • Assists with compiling, analyzing, and reconciling financial and other information for a variety of department activities, such as participating in year-end financial closing activities; resolving issues that may result from changes to established policies, procedures, or conditions; locating individuals, businesses or other applicable parties who owe or are due money
  • Processes a variety of both routine and complex financial forms, documents, payments, adjustments, requests and information
  • Provides customer service, including delivery of accurate, prompt, and courteous assistance on established policies, guidelines, and standard practices to internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing
  • Creates and maintains a variety of spreadsheets, logs and databases
  • Performs a variety of specialized research and reviews regarding accounts in assigned area of responsibility and resolves related discrepancies or erroneous data
  • Monitors department budget activity and identifies and reports potential budget and variances at an early stage
  • Sorts, files and maintains materials and filing systems (paper, computer or imaging), retrieves file materials and keeps a record of file movement
  • Monitors and maintains appropriate levels of supplies and inventory for assigned area of responsibility

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in accounting or related field
  • Two to four years of directly related accounting experience (may substitute a bachelor’s degree for two years of experience)

Salary: $17.39 to $21.77 per hour, DOQE; includes a great benefits package

How to apply

Apply directly on the county website or email cover letter and resume to Christopher Reithel at creithel@gtcountymi.gov.

Deadline: Aug. 23, 2021

Posted: July 30, 2021


Grand Traverse County – Office Specialist

Grand Traverse County (pop. 93,088) in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula is seeking an Office Specialist.

Responsibilities:

  • Processes, compiles, researches and analyzes information and prepares and verifies reports, correspondence and other documents utilizing applicable software, within established procedures
  • Provides comprehensive customer service, including delivery of accurate, prompt and courteous assistance on complex policies, guidelines and standard practices to internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing
  • Performs a variety of specialized research and reporting in assigned area of responsibility and resolves related discrepancies or erroneous data to ensure compliance with established rules, court orders, policies and laws
  • Participates in maintaining or designing web page(s) for assigned area of responsibility
  • Enters, verifies and reconciles information and data. May develop spreadsheets, databases, or reports.
  • Monitors and maintains appropriate levels of supplies and materials in support of unit operations and activities
  • Creates forms, calendars, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, fliers and/or other collateral materials in support of unit operations and activities
  • Sorts, files and maintains materials and filing systems (paper, computer or imaging), retrieves file materials and keeps a record of file movement
  • Performs basic mathematical calculations to balance, reconcile and maintain records
  • Schedules and maintains department calendars
  • Participates in/on a variety of meetings, which may include scheduling, preparing agendas and taking and distributing meeting minutes

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two to four years related experience (college-level course work in a related field may substitute for up to one year of experience)

Salary: $15.25 to $19.03 per hour, DOQE; includes a great benefits package

How to apply:

Apply directly on the county website or email cover letter and resume to Christopher Reithel at creithel@gtcountymi.gov.

Deadline: Aug. 23, 2021

Posted: July 30, 2021


City of Norway — City Manager

The City of Norway is proud of its rich, small-town heritage located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The City of Norway is a community that provides a variety of retail and service-oriented businesses, quality recreational activities, employment opportunities and housing choices to its more than 2,800 residents.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and/or equivalent business or public administration experience
  • Three to five years of municipal government experience or 7 to 10 years of equivalent experience
  • Solid familiarity of local government finance, budgeting, grants, and labor relations
  • Knowledge of public infrastructure, facilities and environmental issues
  • Knowledge of the municipal electrical field helpful

A full list of qualifications can be found here.

Salary: $80,000, DOQE

How to apply:

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

Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021

Posted: July 26, 2021


Clinton County — Deputy County Clerk/Court Clerk

Clinton County (pop. 79,595) in mid-Michigan is seeking a Deputy County Clerk/Court Clerk.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the County Clerk/Register:

  • Accepts and processes Circuit Court case filings and completes required reports
  • Assists the public and attorneys by processing legal documents
  • Performs various functions related to vital records, assumed names, co-partnerships, notary applications and concealed pistol licenses
  • Provides information as requested concerning the functions of the County Clerk’s office
  • Assists in managing Circuit Court operations within the Clerk’s office
  • Maintains financial records and registers of action for civil, criminal and family court cases
  • Provides information, and interprets and translates facts concerning a variety of aspects and processes of the County Clerk’s office

For a full position description, click here.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by college or vocational training in secretarial science or a similar field and two years of progressively more responsible experience in a court clerk office (the county, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience)
  • Notary Public certification
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of general office procedures and ability to learn the local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing the operations of the state of Michigan Circuit Court, and Clerk’s office
  • Ability to learn the state of Michigan Circuit Court system, and court procedures and practices
  • Considerable knowledge of creating and reviewing court filings and documentation and receipting payments.
  • Skill in maintaining detailed and accurate records in both electronic and non-electronic formats and providing customer service
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing data and preparing accurate reports
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with county employees, contractors to the county, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials, and the public
  • Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Suite applications, database entry and the ability to learn new software programs applicable to the position

Salary: $36,651, with a competitive benefit package

How to apply:

All candidates must submit an electronic Clinton County Application for Employment accompanied by a resume, cover letter and references. Only qualified candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: July 22, 2021


Gila County, Ariz. — Director of Human Resources

Gila County, Ariz., (pop. 54,018) in east-central Arizona is seeking a Director of Human Resources. Gila County employs more than 600 full-time and part-time employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Report to the County Manager and serve as a key member of the County’s administrative team
  • Operate out of offices in Globe, Ariz.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration, personnel, human resources management or a related area
  • 10 years of professional experience in personnel or human resources management, business or public administration or other relevant experience.
  • Five or more years of HR administrative-level experience in public sector desired
  • Prior experience conducting fiscal analysis, preparing cost projections and preparing and presenting reports and presentations to executive-level management desired
  • SPHR Certification by HRCI and/or SHRM-SCP Certification by SHRM preferred

Salary: $105,567, with excellent fringe benefits.

How to apply:

Apply today at www.gilacountyaz.gov. For further inquiries, contact Candy Bell at  928-402-4253 or cbell@gilacountyaz.gov.

Deadline: First screening of applicants on July 30, 2021

Posted: July 21, 2021


Huron County Medical Care Facility — Nursing Home Administrator

The Huron County Department of Health and Human Services Board is seeking a Nursing Home Administrator for the Huron County Medical Care Facility, located in Bad Axe. This Facility is licensed for 112 skilled nursing home beds and employs approximately 200 employees.

Qualifications:

  • Current Michigan Nursing Home Administrator’s License, in good standing with the Michigan Licensing Board
  • Strong knowledge of the federal and state Regulations rules, including Life Safety
  • Very strong financial background, which would include but not limited to budgeting; creating a Capital Improvement Fund for future Capital expenditures; working with current and proposed reimbursement methodologies for Medicare, Medicaid, and other payment sources the Facility receives
  • Ability to maintain a working relationship with the County Treasurer/Commissioners
  • Ability to exhibit leadership capabilities
  • Organizational management communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and union contract negotiations
  • Minimum of 3 years successful experience in managing a skilled care facility
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, health care administration or closely related field of study

Salary: Competitive salary and benefit package offered

How to apply:

Send your resume and a letter of intent, along with three professional references, to Shelley Boehmer, HCMCF Board Chair, at shelley@airadvantage.net.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: July 14, 2021


City of Huntington Woods — City Manager

The City of Huntington Woods (pop. 6,322) in Oakland County is seeking a City Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operations of the City’s departments and activities
  • Recommends policies and programs to the City Commission
  • Provides information to the Commission to aid in its deliberations
  • Implements policies set forth by the Commission
  • Represents the City at meetings and conferences
  • Negotiates contracts and agreements on behalf of the City
  • Responds to complaints related to City policies and services and recommends remedial action as required
  • Assists with development of capital improvement programs
  • Monitors capital needs and determines appropriate financing mechanisms for larger purchases and projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (MPA or equivalent desired)
  • Five to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in local government
  • Financial, budget, human resources, employee and public relations experience required
  • Knowledge of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace, public policy or urban planning or a combination of both are highly desirable
  • Proven leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills

Salary: $95,000 to $115,000, with a comprehensive benefit package

How to apply:

Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three professional references to mwollenweber@hwmi.org, subject line: Huntington Woods Search, or mail to Huntington Woods Search, City of Huntington Woods, 26815 Scotia Rd., Huntington Woods, 48070.

For a detailed job posting, click here.

Deadline: Aug. 6, 2021

Posted: July 8, 2021


City of Ferndale — Finance Director

The City of Ferndale (pop. 20,428) in southeast Oakland County is seeking a Finance Director. The Finance Director reports to the City Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Exercises considerable independent initiative and judgement while leading a staff of 5 full-time employees, including a Finance Manager (4 of the employees are part of the of an AFSCME clerical union)
  • Responsible, in coordination with the individual department heads, for an annual operational budget of approximately $23 million
  • Coordinates and performs the financial accounting and treasury functions of the City
  • Administers accounts payable, oversees debt issuance and repayment, coordinates risk management, assists in the preparation of the annual budget and coordinates the audit process
  • Serves as part of the senior leadership team of Ferndale

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration, or related field (master’s degree and/or CPA is strongly preferred)
  • Five years of professional accounting or financial management in a municipal setting with supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and legal regulations of municipal finance, budgeting, accounting, debt management and investing
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of bookkeeping, accounting, internal controls and financial reporting
  • Thorough knowledge of public management techniques involved in operations management, personnel administration and labor negotiations
  • Considerable knowledge of insurance program administration, payroll, benefits and risk management
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing financial data, developing operating and capital budgets and in preparing comprehensive and accurate reports
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing, and in making presentations in public forums
  • The city is interested in candidates who will dedicate a minimum of three years to the position
  • Ideal candidates will be committed to Ferndale’s mission statement, “The benchmark for a modern community that embraces the richness of diversity and brings inclusive hospitality to life”

Salary: $94,172 to $117,607, DOQE, with excellent benefits. 

How to apply:

Apply at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and professional references. Any questions or inquiries regarding the position can be made to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 225, Northbrook, IL 60062, Tel: (o) 847-380-3240, ext. 126.

Ferndale is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City values diversity, equity and inclusion, all qualified applicants will receive consideration with these values in mind.

Deadline: Aug. 5, 2021

Posted: July 2, 2021


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