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Montcalm County — RFP for Designated Assessor

On behalf of its three cities, 20 townships and six incorporated villages, Montcalm County (pop. 63,888) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Designated Assessor, which will be designated by an Interlocal Agreement executed between the County Board of Commissioners and a majority of the Assessing Districts in the County.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare assessment rolls
  • Establish a plan to correct deficiencies found in the State Tax Commission audit
  • Deliver on a timely basis documents and execution of forms
  • Attend Board of Review meetings
  • Handle property tax appeals filed with the Michigan Tax Tribunal (either directly or through legal counsel)
  • Provide timely reporting and meetings with local officials of the Assessing District
  • Oversee assessing staff members of the Assessing District

Qualifications:

  • Must be an individual qualified and certified by the State Tax Commission as an Advanced Assessing Officer or Master Assessing Officer
  • The individual designated as the County’s Designated Assessor must be approved by the State Tax Commission

Salary:

The appointment of an individual as Designated Assessor does not create an employment or paid contractual relationship with the County. The Designated Assessor shall have no responsibilities as Designated Assessor during the period in which he or she is not acting as an assessor of record for an Assessing District within the County, other than to remain certified and in good standing. The Designated Assessor may charge an Assessing District that is required to contract with the Designated Assessor a reasonable rate of compensation (e.g., periodic payment on a per parcel basis) and reimbursement of costs. The Assessing District shall pay reasonable compensation to the Designated Assessor, and be responsible to pay the reasonable costs incurred by the Designated Assessor in serving as the Assessing District’s Assessor of record, including, but not limited to, the cost of overseeing and administering the annual assessment, preparing and defending the assessment roll, costs incurred in appeals to the Michigan Tax Tribunal (i.e., appraisal costs, expert witness fees and attorney fees), and operating the assessing office (including employment of additional staff necessary to bring the Assessing District into compliance). 

How to apply:

Applications for this contracted position will be taken until it is approved by a majority of the Assessing Districts. Any interested parties should submit a proposal to:

Montcalm County Controller’s Office
211 W. Main St./PO Box 368
Stanton, MI 48886

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020

Posted: Sept. 10, 2020


Oakland County — Director of Economic Development

Oakland County (pop. 1,251,000) is seeking a Director of Economic Development. The county offers cosmopolitan urban centers, lakefront living, historic town centers and natural country settings within close proximity of an array of employment opportunities. Providing the diversity of choice vital to attracting and retaining a skilled workforce and high quality of life: 38,000 businesses, 1,100 foreign-owned firms from 39 countries, call Oakland County home. Oakland County’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) is $100 billion, which represents 23% of the state of Michigan’s total GDP. 

The County is governed by an elected County Executive, David Coulter, and a 21-member Board of Commissioners. The Director of Economic Development is an appointed position and serves at the pleasure of the County Executive.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating the efforts of business development, community development & planning, and workforce development
  • Oversee a combined budget of $10 million
  • Manage 65 employees of 65, with 5 directly reporting to the director
  • Lead and work collaboratively with various County departments and programs as well as local, national, and international community partners to achieve immediate development needs, while establishing forward looking goals
  • Review and assess all current economic and community development data for Oakland County and implement the recently adopted County Executive’s Economic Development strategic plan
  • Responsible for creating and tracking key performance indicators aligned with strategic goals and objectives.
  • Serve as a confident consensus builder committed to the tenets of transparency, collaboration and inclusive excellence

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field of study
  • Five years or more of progressive relevant experience in a leadership position
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and contribute to state and national best practices
  • In-depth knowledge economic development
  • Proven track record in implementing new initiatives to meet organizational needs
  • Well-developed skills in facilitating inclusive dialogues

The County welcomes candidates with public or private sector experience who have a successful record of advancing implementation strategies that achieve tangible economic development results. 

Salary: $150,000 to $180,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter, contact information and five (5) professional references. Oakland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA, jvettraino@govhrusa.com, 847-380-3240

Deadline: Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of application; preliminary reviews to be completed by Oct. 9, 2020

Posted: Sept. 8, 2020


Lapeer County — Request for Proposal for Designated Assessor

The County of Lapeer will receive proposals from qualified individuals for the position of County Designated Assessor as required by MCL 211.10g(4).

Proposals shall be addressed as follows: County of Lapeer Administrator’s Office 255 Clay Street, Suite 301 Lapeer, MI 48446.

ENVELOPES/SHIPPING BOXES MUST BE PLAINLY MARKED: “RFP—COUNTY DESIGNATED ASSESSOR”, and MUST BEAR THE NAME OF THE PROPOSER.

The County reserves the right to accept any or all alternative proposals and award the contract to other than the lowest proposer, to waive any irregularities or informalities or both; to vary from the qualifications; to reject any or all proposals; and in general to make the award of the contract in any manner deemed by the County, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the County of Lapeer.

Responsibilities:

As required by MCL 211.10g(4), every County shall have a Designated Assessor on file with the State Tax Commission as of December 31, 2020.

On behalf of its 3 cities, 18 townships and 7 villages, Lapeer County is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Designated Assessor, which will be designated by an Interlocal Agreement executed between the County Board of Commissioners and a majority of the Assessing Districts in the County. 

The Designated Assessor must be an individual qualified and certified in good standing by the State Tax Commission as an Advanced Assessing Officer or Master Assessing Officer. The appointment of an individual as Designated Assessor does not create an employment or paid contractual relationship with the County. 

The services per guidelines provided by the State Tax Commission for the Designated Assessor to the contracting Assessing District include but not limited to: preparation of assessment rolls, establishing a plan to correct deficiencies found in the State Tax Commission audit, timely delivery of documents and execution of forms, attendance at Board of Review meetings, handling property tax appeals filed with the Michigan Tax Tribunal (either directly or through legal counsel), timely reporting and meetings with local officials of the Assessing District, and responsibility for overseeing assessing staff members of the Assessing District

The individual designated as the County’s Designated Assessor must be approved by the State Tax Commission.

You can learn more by visiting the county’s website.

Deadline: 12 p.m., Sept. 30, 2020

Posted: Sept. 4, 2020


Charter Township of Oscoda — Township Superintendent

The Charter Township of Oscoda (population 6,997) in Iosco County is seeking an experienced and progressive municipal management professional to serve as Township Superintendent. Oscoda is the home of the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base and an active base conversion process has significantly impacted the community since 1993. The Township is fiscally sound and offers a wide variety of public services to residents and visitors (please see oscodatownshipmi.gov).

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for management of day-to-day municipal operations for local government with 24 full-time and 9 regular part-time employees, with seasonal hires peaking at approximately 40 persons
  • Provide support and guidance to a seven-member Township Board
  • Fulfill several related statutory duties

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline (master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred)
  • At least three years of local government experience, including executive/department head level management and strong communication skills (five years or more of local government management experience preferred)
  • Extensive knowledge of modern local government management principles and practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public utility infrastructure capital improvement planning and project management

Salary: $95,000-$110,000, DOQE, with an excellent benefits package

How to apply:

Send cover letter, resume, references and salary history/expectation to superintendent@oscodatownshipmi.gov or mail to Dave Schaeffer, 110 S. State St., Oscoda, MI 48750. The Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 31, 2020


Procurement Consulting Group — Procurement Consultant

The Procurement Consulting Group, which works with the MAC Service Corp. (MACSC), is seeking a Procurement Consultant to assist with the buying process for public entities (counties, cities, public schools, etc.) that have contracted through the MACSC for procurement assistance. 

Responsibilities:

  • This is an independent and interactive role, working with a variety of public entity stakeholders in all facets of the procurement process (much of the work can be accomplished off-site with a flexible schedule)
  • Procures routine, non-routine and complex goods and services through competitive and non-competitive solicitation processes
  • Works closely with public entity stakeholders to perform strategic sourcing activities
  • Develops and issues RFIs, RFPs and Invitations to Bid.
  • Assists public entity stakeholders with negotiations of contract pricing and terms
  • Reviews contracts, pricing, purchase orders, and service levels
  • Interviews stakeholders and buyers/owners of services
  • Interview key users to develop specifications and work statements
  • Maintain and help build supplier relationships
  • Participate in the vendor selection process.  Compares costs and evaluates the quality and suitability of supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Work with public entity partners to ensure for timely request or delivery of products or services from external vendors
  • Resolve solicitation and contract issues cooperative with public entity stakeholders.
  • Ensure that public entity processes, policies and guidelines are adhered to.
  • Provide consulting/mentoring to business partners on all phases of the procurement process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Three (3) years of full-time public buyer experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (such as Microsoft Office); internet and email applications (both computer and mobile); and scanning and saving documents in PDF format, ERP systems and shared drives
  • Ability to work independently, at times remotely, and demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Analytical
    • Problem-solving
    • Project management
    • Communication
    • Adaptability
    • Confidentiality
    • Teamwork & customer respect

See the full job description.

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Interested candidates may forward their resume to wolford@macservcorp.com or saites@macservcorp.com.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 26, 2020


Delta County — Mechanical and/or Plumbing Inspector

Delta County (pop. 35,784) in the Upper Peninsula is looking for a Mechanical and/or Plumbing Inspector.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform inspections of new mechanical installations to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules and standards
  • Order necessary work corrections when violations are identified
  • Regulate persons performing mechanical work
  • This position may also serve as the plumbing inspector, ensuring that new plumbing and drainage installations and alterations in public and private buildings are in compliance with established codes, laws and regulations

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Five years’ experience in the design, installation and repair of commercial heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment and systems, including two years equivalent to an experienced-level skilled trades designer, installer or repairer
  • If Plumbing Certified, six years of experience in the plumbing trade, including two years equivalent to a journey-level plumber.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license

For full job description and application, visit http://www.deltacountymi.org/employment

Salary: $60,000-$62,000, DOQE

How to apply:

Send your cover letter, resume and Delta County application to:

Delta County Administration Office
310 Ludington St., Ste. 222
Escanaba, MI 49829

Deadline: Sept. 18, 2020

Posted: Aug. 19, 2020


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