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Roscommon County — Delegated Authority for Higgins, Houghton, St. Helen Lakes

The County of Roscommon is now seeking bids for a qualified delegated authority, with competencies and experience relative to geosciences, hydrology, natural resources and/or related fields, as well as knowledge of lake level control structures/dam operations and construction of these systems.

Legal lake levels were established for each lake by a Roscommon County Circuit Court order in accordance with Part 307, Inland Lake Levels, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 Pa 451. Roscommon County is responsible for the operation, maintenance and improvement of the lake level control structures (LLCS) that impact Houghton Lake, Higgins Lake and Lake St. Helen.


  • Successful bidders must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or civil engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Bid costs shall be submitted as a per hour charge

How to bid:

A complete bid packet is available by clicking here or by emailing

Deadline: 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2023

Posted: Sept. 25, 2023

Mason County — County Administrator

Mason County (pop. 29,409) along the shores of Lake Michigan, is seeking a visionary and thoughtful leader to serve as their next County Administrator.


  • Oversees a team of 104 and a total budget of $26 million
  • Oversees the strategic planning and visioning process for the County, working with County Board and other elected officials to determine long term needs/goals as well as strategies and coordinating action plans to achieve those goals
  • Evaluates all County services and develops policies and procedures to improve overall efficiency and service
  • Continuously monitors the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery
  • Advises Board on analysis and trends of services as well as on growth trends that might affect the County
  • Works with County Board and other elected County officials to discuss recommendations for improving County services, operations and programs
  • Establishes accountability measures and key performance indicators for the County operations; works with the leadership team to evaluate progress toward established goals
  • Leads during crisis situations, such as weather emergencies
  • Prepares annual operation and capital improvement budgets for submission to County Board
  • Assists elected and appointed department heads regarding budget creation and presentation to meet program needs and requirements of planned services
  • Evaluates equipment needs and authorizes procurement of equipment with the approval of Board
  • Manages capital improvement programs; gains an understanding of personnel, space, and equipment needs through collaboration with department leaders
  • Adjusts compensation levels per the County’s Personnel Policies and the County Salary and Wage Schedule
  • Serves as the chief negotiator for the County Board during union negotiations
  • Serves as spokesperson for the County


  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field from an accredited college or university required (master’s in public administration preferred)
  • Local government experience at the executive level of administrator, manager, deputy administrator, or assistant administrator for a county or municipality required (preferred education requirements may be substituted for relevant experience)
    Expertise in local government strategic planning, budgeting and management
  • Expertise in overseeing complex budgets and leading or participating in the budgeting process
  • Ability to follow the Michigan state statutes relating to the powers and duties for the County Administrator under the Board-Administrator form of County Government
  • Ideal candidate will bring a zeal for public service and have demonstrated an ability to cultivate positive working relationships
  • The County Board of Commissioners is most interested in candidates who bring experience in budgeting, grant writing, strategic planning and economic development

Salary: $106,633 to $125,451

How to apply:

Submit cover letter, resume and five professional references to

Mason County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Oct. 6, 2023

Posted: Sept. 11, 2023

Kalkaska County — Administrator/Chief Financial Officer

The Kalkaska County (pop. 18,182) Board of Commissioners is seeking an experienced individual to be its next Administrator/Chief Financial Officer.


  • Works closely with the Board to implement its priorities and policies (the Board understands that it should set policy while the Administrator should run the day-to-day operations)
  • Oversees an $8.6 million general fund budget and approximately 90 employees


  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited four-year college or university, with major coursework in public administration, business administration or related fields (master’s degree or equivalent preferred)
  • At least 3 years of direct county government or 5 years of equivalent Board experience in a similarly sized organization
  • Working knowledge of Michigan laws related to county government and accounting
  • Excellent communicator of high integrity who believes in transparency
  • Working knowledge of Michigan County government
  • Ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience working successfully with a Board to establish a vision, identify goals and collaboratively chart a course for the future

For more detailed information, please visit  or contact consultant Chet Janik at 231-633-7680.

Salary: $90,000 to $110,000; comprehensive benefits package

How to apply:

Email your cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to Kalkaska County Administrator Search at

Mailed resumes can be sent to:

Administrator/CFO Search
c/o Kalkaska County Clerk’s Office
605 Birch St.
Kalkaska, MI  49646

The Board of Commissioners seeks a multi-year contract that includes annual performance reviews.

Deadline: Oct. 12, 2023

Posted: Sept. 11, 2023

Livingston County — County Administrator

Livingston County (pop. 196,161) in Southeast Michigan is seeking a County Administrator. The adopted 2023 budget included a General Fund budget of $56.8 million and an all-funds budget of $111.8 million.


Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the County Administrator:

  • Exercises responsibility for the overall management of the County
  • Oversees the development and administration of County departments and operations
  • Ensures that the day-to-day operation of the County government is compliant with sound governmental systems and consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Commissioners
  • Assists the Board of Commissioners in developing the vision for the County, as well as implementation of strategies and programs for realizing goals, objectives and outcomes
  • Prepares and presents the annual budget recommendation to the Board of Commissioners


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

Salary: $141,940 to $179,805

How to apply:

To view the full position posting please visit the link below. To receive full consideration, qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest including salary requirements and resume using the following link:

Strong candidates will be contacted for additional information and a possible on-site interview. Final candidates will interview with the Search Team. Please direct all inquiries to Todd Surline at

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Sept. 8, 2023

Calhoun County — Corporation Counsel

Calhoun County (pop. 133,289) in south-central Michigan is seeking a Corporation Counsel. The Office of Corporation Counsel is a statutory office, organized and performing functions pursuant to the provisions of MCL 49.71.


Under the direction of the County Administrator/Controller, this position:

  • Provides legal services to the County Board of Commissioners, to the County Administrator/Controller, to elected officials, to all branches and departments of County government and to County boards and committees
  • Provides a wide range of civil and general counsel services, including providing legal representation in court or administrative hearings, conducting legal research and issuing opinions and advice and preparing and reviewing ordinances, regulations, policies, contracts and other legal documents


  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Must be a member in good standing of the State Bar Association of Michigan
  • Six years of progressively more responsible legal experience, including civil litigation experience providing knowledge of municipal law and procedures and the interrelationships of various municipal bodies, contract law, administrative procedures, legal research and related areas
  • Management skills necessary to coordinate, provide leadership, supervise and review the work of assigned staff
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and interpret documents
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to provide courteous and accurate information and responses to various levels of County personnel, vendors and citizens
  • Ability to make math calculations with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages and ratios to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Mental ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects requiring concentration and attention to detail with frequent disruptions due to people and/or phone calls (frequent pressures related to deadlines, fulfilling scheduling requirements, etc. are experienced)
  • Must periodically handle pressures related to dealing with concerns of citizens, employees, etc., as well as intermittent or cyclical work pressures
  • Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize word processing, database and spreadsheet software applications for the creation and compilation of various documents, communications and reports
  • Ability to use the internet and email
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

Salary: $103,630 to $132,391

How to apply:

Apply online at:

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Sept. 7, 2023

Lapeer County — Chief Animal Control Officer

Lapeer County (pop. 88,619) is seeking a Chief Animal Control Officer position. This position reports to the County Controller/Administrator. The County seeks a candidate who has a passion for animals and will continue our goals of adopting animals out to safe homes and maintain a very low euthanasia rate.


  • Responsible for the enforcement of state laws and local animal control ordinances and care of animals detained by the County
  • Performs duties of an Animal Control Officer as necessary
  • Supervises departmental staff; also oversees the animal volunteer program
  • Supervises and participates in the response to complaints regarding animals
  • Works with the Prosecutor’s Office regarding the issuance of arrest warrants, or show cause hearings regarding abuse or related animal complaints, completes case reports and testifies in court
  • Serves in an on-call capacity to respond to emergency animal control complaints received at Central Dispatch after normal work hours
  • Oversees the receipt of payments for adoption, claims of animals, fines and donations
  • Prepares various reports of animal control activities for local and state authorities
  • Develops policies and operating guidelines related to the enforcement of animal control laws and ordinances, pick-up and detention of animals and disposal of animals.
  • Oversees the care and feeding of animals at the shelter
  • Prepares the annual budget for the department and monitors expenditures
  • Oversees the maintenance and repair of equipment


  • Two years of experience as an Animal Control Officer or related enforcement capacity involving dealing with the public regarding the response to complaints and the enforcement of laws and ordinances
  • Prior supervisory experience desirable
  • Knowledge of state laws and county ordinances, and the procedure for enforcing them
  • Knowledge of animal behavior and the ability to capture, subdue and transport stray animals
  • Knowledge of how to de-escalate volatile situations
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience. (prefer advanced coursework in law enforcement, animal science, business and related areas)
  • Certification as an Animal Control Officer by the Michigan Department of Agriculture preferred, or past leadership experience such as that of a law enforcement officer (must obtain certification within 12 months of employment)
  • Certification as Certified Euthanasia Technician, or obtain it within six months of employment
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License with a clean driving record

Salary: $49,789 to $71,025; excellent benefits

How to apply:

Visit to submit a County Application and resume, along with a cover letter detailing your experience as an ACO or law enforcement background and other related credentials as specified above. Or you may either email it to or mail it to: Moses Sanzo, County Controller, 255 Clay St., Suite 301, Lapeer, MI 48446.

Deadline: Open until filled, with first review of applications on Sept. 22, 2023

Posted: Aug. 30, 2023

Lapeer County — Contracted Municipal Legal Services

The Lapeer County (pop. 88,619) Board of Commissioners is requesting bids for contracted Municipal Legal Services. 

Services sought:

The objective of this Request for Proposal is to obtain qualified municipal legal services for Lapeer County to handle General Counsel work on governmental matters on an as-needed basis as determined by the County and excludes litigation and labor services and other legal specialties at the sole discretion of the County.

The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners invites interested attorneys and/or legal firms to submit written proposals to provide legal services for Lapeer County on a contractual basis for a one-year period with an optional one-year extension upon mutual consent of both parties under the same terms and conditions. This is a first-time RFP and the amount of actual legal service this may require during the year is not known.

How to bid:

Please submit one sealed envelope, with all requested information by the deadline below. All bids will be reviewed and screened by the Board’s Ad Hoc Committee and the entire Board of Commissioners will participate in the final selection process. The County Board reserves the right to interview or not interview candidates at their sole discretion. 

The County of Lapeer reserves the right to award proposals in the best interest of the County.  The County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals, or any items or part thereof, or to waive any irregularity in proposals. The County at its sole discretion will determine who is best suited to perform the services required.

Proposals should be addressed to:

Lapeer County
Attn: Controller/Administrator
Legal Services Bid Enclosed
255 Clay St., Suite 301
Lapeer, MI  48446

The proposal is also available as a fillable PDF version on the County’s website and can be downloaded, signed and returned. Go to under the “Bid Opportunities” tab.

Deadline: 4 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2023

Posted: Aug. 30, 2023


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