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Emmet County – Assistant County Administrator/Facilities & Assets Director

Emmet County (pop. 33,308) along Lake Michigan in the northwest Lower Peninsula is seeking an Assistant Administrator/Facilities & Assets Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes a wide range of administrative activities and projects that serve to support effective and efficient County government operations
  • Confers with representatives of other jurisdictions, developers, vendors, private industry, civic and community groups on matter of interest pertaining to assigned projects, departments or functions
  • Provides long range project planning and policy direction for approval by the Board of Commissioners through the County Administrator, as necessary
  • Works with the Finance Director to project and maintain the County’s capital budget
  • Attends Board of Commissioner meetings, Committee and other meetings as needed
  • Acts as the County Administrator in the County Administrator’s absence
  • Documents, tracks and monitors all County facilities and the preventative and restorative maintenance required
  • Utilizes BS&A software to maintain inventory of all County facilities and assets and works with Finance Director to ensure they are accurately documented in the County accounting software

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five to seven years of local government management experience
  • Five years of project management experience
  • Five years in a leadership or management position
  • Minimum of five years of accounting, budgeting and related financial experience in a County environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Highly developed communication skills in order to translate Administrator and Board direction into transactional guidance for staff
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and sometimes-conflicting demands to meet established deadlines
  • Substantial understanding of laws and regulations affecting county government and applicable services and functions
  • Proficient in accounting software, Word, spreadsheets and analytical reporting

How to apply:

Go to the county website  www.emmetcounty.org and fill out the application, attach a resume and submit.

Deadline:  Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 11, 2020


Genesee County Land Bank Authority — Chief Financial Officer

The Genesee County Land Bank Authority (LBA) is looking for a Chief Financial Officer to provide strategic and operational direction to the LBA’s finance and accounting functions.

See www.thelandbank.org for a full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Five years of relevant financial management experience
  • Solid understanding of financial accounting, reporting systems and county and municipal taxing systems

Salary: $76,478 to $84,975

How to apply:

Send cover letters and resumes to Genesee County Land Bank Authority, 452 S. Saginaw St., Suite 200, Flint, MI 48502. Mark them “ATTN: CFO.”

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

Posted: Aug. 11, 2020


Presque Isle County Road Commission — Manager

The Presque Isle County Road Commission, located in Rogers City, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Manager. Presque Isle County Road Commission has jurisdiction over 800 miles of primary and county roads within 14 townships and maintenance responsibilities for 216 lane miles of state highway under contract with Michigan Department of Transportation.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Presque Isle County Road Commission Board, this position is responsible for:

  • Overseeing and supporting the Road Commission staff
  • Delegating tasks and responsibilities as needed
  • Meeting deadlines and directives in a timely manner

To view the job description for the position, visit our website at piroad.com.

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Project planning and development ability
  • Understanding of human resource management
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of labor relations, contract negotiations, fiscal management and budget control
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance is a plus
  • Knowledge of Michigan transportation funding, local, state and federal financing is a positive factor
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration is preferred but not required
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Resume and salary requirements many be sent to Presque Isle County Road Commission, Attn: Anne Wirgau, Secretary to the Board, at 657 S. Bradley Hwy, Rogers City, MI 49779 or by email to awirgau@piroad.com.

Must request confidentiality if desired.  The Presque Isle County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Sept. 11, 2020

Posted: Aug. 7, 2020


Emmet County — Friend of the Court

Emmet County (pop. 33,308) along Lake Michigan in the northwest Lower Peninsula is seeking a Friend of the Court to direct that office’s operations.

Responsibilities

  • Directs all daily operations and management of the Friend of the Court office and staff to include all personnel management functions
  • Prepares and manages FOC budget
  • Ensures compliance with financial procedures required by the MiCSES program
  • Meets with judge and county fiscal staff/auditors regarding FOC financial records
  • Researches and evaluates proposed and new legislation, case law and court rules to determine the impact of the same on office/Court operations
  • Develops and implement policies and procedures to improve services and ensures that operations comply with applicable statutes and court rules.=
  • Confers with Judge and staff to discuss case processing, concerns and administrative matters
  • Meets with clients during intake session to address question and concerns
  • Reports to 57th Circuit Court judge

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in domestic relations law, administration, behavioral science, social work, counseling or related field preferred
  • Law degree and licensure with Michigan State Bar preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree with Friend of the Court experience will be considered, as well as court administrative and personnel management experience
  • Must have developed management and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate in a high-stress environment
  • Functional proficiency required with domestic relations statutes and court rules as they apply to custody, parenting time and child support
  • Skilled in conflict resolution

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Go to the county website www.emmetcounty.org and fill out the application and attach a resume and submit.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 4, 2020


Monroe County Road Commission — Managing Director

The Monroe County Road Commission (MCRC) has a full-time job opening for a Managing Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers the policies, plans and programs of the Board in an expeditious and economical manner
  • Reports to the Board regularly on the status of road construction, road maintenance, preventative maintenance of equipment, snow and ice removal, equipment procurement, personnel administration, employee relations programs, and others deemed appropriate by the Board
  • Seeks to enhance and improve the preventative maintenance program for equipment
  • Formulates recommendation for policy development to the Board
  • Formulates and provides appropriate justification for all work plans and programs submitted to the Board for adoption
  • Acts as Fiscal Officer of the Board as defined in Section 141.422c of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act
  • Sworn in and acts as Clerk for the Board subject to the approval of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners
  • Makes recommendation to the Board regarding the appointment or discharge of the county highway engineer and the Superintendent of Maintenance and other non-union staff having an individual employment contract with the Board
  • Supervises, disciplines, and administers annually formal written evaluations of non-union staff having individual employment contracts with the Board.
  • Hires, promotes, disciplines and terminates temporary employees or union employees in accordance with existing union contracts and policies of the Board.  Salaries, wages, benefits, and working conditions of all employees are subject to the approval of the Board.
  • Recommends and obtains the approval of the Board for employment of outside consultants when appropriate, reasonable and necessary
  • Informs promptly the Board of all public announcements made by the Managing Director
  • Administers all union labor negotiations and contracts
  • Develops and implements a continuing communications program with township, village, city, county and state officials and the public at large to explain and promote the plans, programs and needs of the Board
  • Develops and carries out a program to enhance teamwork and build employee involvement in the operations of the agency
  • Develops and administers a program to respond to complaints regarding the operations and responsibilities that are under the jurisdiction of the Board

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, community development, engineering, management or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Five years’ experience preferred as an administrator in a county or local government or private business, working directly with an elected or appointed public board involved in public policy formation and program development
  • Experience in administration, preferably local government related to public works and the operation of departments responsible for maintenance, planning, project management, construction, public finance and accounting, including Act 51, labor relations and public employee personnel administration
  • Valid driver’s license

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Applicants may apply in person or receive an application at www.mcrc-mi.org. Send cover letter, resume and application to Human Resources Director, Monroe County Road Commission, 840 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI 48161 or to cregis@mcrc-mi.org.

The Monroe County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The MCRC is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment and equal employment opportunities for all employees.  All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran, disability or family status or any other status protected by laws or regulations. The MCRC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages applicants of all ages.

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

Posted: Aug. 3, 2020


City of Portage — Director of Development Services

The City of Portage (pop. 50,126) in Kalamazoo County is seeking a Director of Development Services. The Director of Development Services position was recently restructured to oversee a full-service community development staff of 17 with a $1.6 million budget.  A new target is to realize one-stop shopping to spur economic and redevelopment opportunities that align with the vision and goals of the City Council. Portage administers a full range of business incentives and regularly collaborates with Southwest Michigan First. The Director is appointed by the City Manager. 

Responsibilities:

  • Reduce cost of development
  • Implement market studies
  • Develop design guidelines
  • Coordinate Portage’s branding efforts
  • Serve as the primary development adviser to the City Manager and City Council through performance benchmark completion.
  • Employ a full range of existing economic development tools, including the Downtown Development Authority and the Economic Development Corporation / Tax Increment Finance Authority
  • Responsible for resolving sensitive and controversial customer service and community development issues

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, economic development, marketing, public or business administration, real estate or closely related field or an equivalent level of education and experience required (master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience in an economic development, marketing, business attraction, community development, planning, or a related field required
  • Supervisory experience using collaborative management principles required

Salary: $99,000 to $145,000, DOQE, with excellent fringe benefits

How to apply:

Apply at www.GovHRjobs.com with résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to the attention of Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  224-282-8304. www. https://mi-portage.civicplus.com/

Deadine: Aug. 24, 2020

Posted: July 22, 2020


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