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Clinton Area Transit System — Finance Manager

Clinton Area Transit System, a public transportation entity in Clinton County (pop. 79,128), is seeking a Finance Manager. This is a full-time, salary position which functions under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting and finance functions of Clinton Area Transit System
  • Provides a system for Clinton Transit to maintain its financial records in compliance with all federal, state, local and professional requirements
  • Responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, other regulatory and advisory organizations, Clinton Transit Board policies and directives and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the public transportation industry by performing the following duties.
  • Develops and maintains accounting systems for Clinton Transit in maintaining books of accounts and related materials, as well as handling day to day financial matters
  • Completes quarterly and annual MDOT Operating Assistance Reports (OARs) and other internal and external reports as needed
  • Prepares and administers MDOT annual application, fiscal year budget, and other planning requirements under direction of the Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Excel, BS&A Software, HCM Systems, MDOT PTMS, ProjectWise and other reporting platforms as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in accounting or finance from four-year college or university
  • Four to six years if related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively, handle details, meet deadlines, and work independently and under general direction.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, presentation skills, and ability to translate financial terms
  • Strong aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy
  • Through understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, rules and practices
  • Thorough understanding of government compliance and regulatory reporting
  • Strong ability to interface between Finance and other Departments
  • Cooperative, willing to work with and learn from others and able to respond productively to change

Salary: $58,261 to $61,210; benefits include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and MERS retirement with employer match up to 7 percent

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to schuttm@clintontransit.com

Deadline: Dec. 17, 2021

Posted: Nov. 22, 2021


Mecosta County — EMS Director

Mecosta County (pop. 39,714), located on the US 131 corridor between Grand Rapids and Cadillac, is seeking an Emergency Medical Services Director.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the County Administrator, the EMS Director:

  • Plans and directs ambulance and rescue operations of the Emergency Medical Services Department
  • Supervises, through first line supervisors, all emergency medical personnel involved in responding to requests for emergency medical assistance and treatment
  • Coordinates emergency medical services with hospitals and other health care organizations and other County departments
  • Exercises responsibility for all administrative functions of the department and supervises support staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in supervision or administration, including some responsibility for financial/budget management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and to interact professionally, constructively, and diplomatically with top-level administrators, employees (both union and non-union), elected officials and any other representatives of the business

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job may be considered.

Salary: $57,014 to $71,303 DOQ, with a competitive benefit package

How to apply:

Resumes with cover letter, salary history, requirements and references may be submitted via mail or email to Paul Bullock, County Administrator at the addresses below.

Inquiries may be directed to:

Paul Bullock, Administrator
Mecosta County Administration
400 Elm St.
Big Rapids, MI 49307
pbullock@mecostacounty.org
231-796-2505

Only qualified applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline: Dec. 17, 2021

Posted: Nov. 19, 2021


Leelanau County — Finance Director

The Administrator’s Office in Leelanau County (pop. 22,301) is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time (35 hours per week) Finance Director. This is non-union, at-will position.

Responsibilities:

See the full job description on the County website (www.leelanau.gov) on the “Employment Opportunities” page, listed under “Quick Links.”

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in government accounting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in the use of office equipment and technology, including substantial experience in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to master new technologies relevant to the position (experience with BS&A software is preferred)
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and to interact professionally, constructively and diplomatically with top-level administrators, other employees (both union and non-union), elected officials and any other representatives of the business

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job should be considered.

Salary: $60,762, with full County benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance and a pension plan

How to apply:

An online application can be found on the County website (www.leelanau.gov) on the “Employment Opportunities” page, listed under “Quick Links.” Any attachments with the application should be a PDF.

Inquiries can be directed to:

Chet Janik, Administrator
Leelanau County Administration
8527 E. Government Center Dr., Suite #101
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
cjanik@leelanau.gov
231-256-8100

Only qualified applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Nov. 18, 2021


Bay View Association — Operations Manager

The Bay View Association, located in Petoskey, is seeking an Operations Manager. The position is a unique blend of operations, facilities and project management, in addition to the administration and enforcement of policies relating to cottage construction and site development. Bay View is a National Historic Landmark that is a unique mix of seasonal housing association and 501(c)(3) and consists of 445 cottages, two historic inns and 30 community buildings.

Responsibilities:            

  • Assists the Buildings and Grounds Superintendent in the processing of building permit applications, landscape/site development applications, and surveys
  • Reviews surveys, site plans, construction drawings, building elevations, architectural renderings, landscape designs and other relevant documents for compliance
  • Monitors and inspects progress throughout construction to ensure that building and landscape/site development projects are being built in accordance with pre-approved permits
  • Execution of events related to our four program areas with the oversight and assistance of a team of set-up/tear down staff, housekeepers, and other staff.  
  • Routinely inspect building and grounds for cleanliness, organization, look for safety issues, identify problems, maintenance issues,

A more thorough job description can be found here.

Qualifications:

We recognize that this is a unique position that utilizes many disciplines, therefore previous experience is not required for all essential job functions and training is available as needed.

Salary: Competitive salary DOQE

How to apply:

Submit a detailed cover letter, resume, a minimum of three references and salary history/requirements to hr@bayviewassociation.org.

Deadline: 5 p.m. on Dec. 10, 2021

Posted: Nov. 9, 2021


Ottawa County — County Administrator

Ottawa County (pop. 296,200) on the Lake Michigan coast in West Michigan is seeking a County Administrator.

Responsibilities:

The next County Administrator will be involved with the following opportunities:

  • Create Affordable Housing Opportunities
  • Manage American Recovery Act Funds
  • Initiate Broadband Efforts
  • Continue Implementation of the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity 5-Year Plan
  • Position Ottawa County as an Employer of Choice
  • Foster Regional Collaborations

Qualifications:

Candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, planning, business, or related field (master’s degree preferred)
  •  At least 10 years of progressively responsible local government leadership
  • Experience must include at least five years as a Chief Administrative Officer or Assistant Chief Administrative Officer of a local government of similar size and complexity to Ottawa County, preferably county government with significant experience interacting with elected officials and other stakeholder groups
  • Experience working with diverse departments, including law enforcement, courts, public health, mental health and park systems
  • Strong financial and asset management skills, including significant experience in capital improvements planning
  • Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for community relations and engagement
  • Knowledge in land use planning, community and economic development, affordable housing and tourism
  • Have strong proven leadership and skills in union labor relations, and negotiations of collective bargaining agreements
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and communications skills
  • Be a trusted leader that demonstrates character, integrity and competence at all times
  • Residency in Ottawa County or willingness to move to Ottawa County within an agreed upon timeframe

Qualities of county’s ideal candidate will include:

  • Demonstrated and significant accomplishments in a growing community with best practices that could be implemented in Ottawa County, while being adaptable and flexible, able to identify emerging trends and opportunities and shift courses when necessary.
  • Ability to manage complex projects, programs, and initiatives with the ability to interact with elected officials, senior staff, boards or commissions and community organizations in the development and implementation of project goals and objectives
  • A strategic, “big picture” approach, yet have a willingness to learn and understand the county’s business operations with a commitment to the continued delivery of high quality and productive governmental services
  • Be a champion and advocate for initiatives, programs and strategies that improve racial equity in the community and organization

Salary: $185,000 to $220,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply with resume, cover letter, contact information and three (3) professional references to the attention of Carmen Davis, Vice President or Jaymes Vettraino, Senior Vice President. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com.

Ottawa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

Deadline: Dec. 7, 2021

Posted: Nov. 5, 2021


Clinton County — Deputy Facilities Director

Clinton County (pop. 79,128) in mid-Michigan is seeking a Deputy Facilities Director. Clinton County offers a small-town feel in the center of Michigan. We are in close proximity to urban areas that provide entertainment, higher education and leisure activities, and centrally located for in-state and out-of-state travel. For more on the county, click here.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Facilities Director/Special Projects Manager, the Deputy is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the opening, operation, maintenance and repair of all County facilities performed by department employees and contractors
  • Developing specifications for ordinary and major capital improvement projects
  • Managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Participating in the facility preventative maintenance program and safety and security planning Supervising a staff performing all phases of building mechanical maintenance

Salary: $73,450, with a competitive benefit package

How to apply:

All candidates must submit, via our website, 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: Nov. 3, 2021


Clinton County — Deputy County Clerk/Court Clerk

Clinton County (pop. 79,128) in mid-Michigan is seeking a Deputy County Clerk/Court Clerk. Clinton County offers a small-town feel in the center of Michigan. We are in close proximity to urban areas that provide entertainment, higher education and leisure activities, and centrally located for in-state and out-of-state travel. For more on the county, click here.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the County Clerk/Register, the Deputy:

  • 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

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

How to apply:

All candidates must submit, via our website, 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: Nov. 3, 2021


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