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Ogemaw County Emergency Dispatch Authority — Director

The Ogemaw County Emergency Dispatch Authority (OCEDA) seeks a Director for its 911 Center. This position reports directly to the OCEDA Board.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the staffing, supervision, direction, training and administration of the OCEDA Communications Center in Ogemaw County
  • Manage the installation, the operation and the repairs/maintenance of all new and existing equipment, building and grounds to completion
  • Evaluate and maintain systems efficiency and ensures that all systems and all departments work cohesively together
  • Prepare and provide documentation of equipment inventory and maintenance records.
  • Assist in development of plans and programs necessary to deal with all emergency situations within Ogemaw County and coordinates those plans with other counties and/or agencies.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate database of Ogemaw County road and street addresses and the law enforcement, fire/emergency and medical teams that have jurisdictions in each of those locations
  • Determine and present budgetary requirements and operates within the approved budget

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or commensurate experience in a related field required (bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of previous supervisory experience or a combination of education, training and experience required (experience in a public safety dispatch situation is preferred)
  • Must be certified in CPR and State of Michigan 911 Dispatcher/EMD or be able to attain a level within six months of hire
  • Must be able to travel from place of residence to the OCEDA Communication Center within 30 minutes
  • Possess technical knowledge of emergency procedures and documentation required by state and federal regulatory agencies

Selected candidate must be able to pass a thorough background investigation; medical and drug screening; and a keyboarding test equivalent to Telecommunicator Testing Requirements.

Salary: DOQE; full benefit package

How to apply:

Send cover letter and resume to   amy.beach@ogemaw911authority.com.

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Posted: March 25, 2020


Michigan Association of Counties ― Director of Financial and Administrative Services

The Michigan Association of Counties, a nonprofit association representing Michigan’s 83 county governments, is seeking a Director of Financial and Administrative Services for its Lansing headquarters.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Director is responsible for the bookkeeping, human resources and other administrative functions for MAC and its Service Corp.

Essential job functions:

  • Acts as organization’s bookkeeper
  • Responsible for all financial records on accounting software
  • Prepares trial balances and financial reports
  • Processes all inbound and outbound checks
  • Pays invoices (with approval by Executive Director)
  • Handles all accounts receivable functions
  • Compiles dues invoices and exercises some purchasing direction
  • Assists Executive Director in preparation of annual budgets
  • Maintains staff personnel files, payroll records and leave time records
  • Handles HR duties such as updating the employee handbook, explaining benefits to new employees and aiding new employee orientation
  • Oversees clerical support staff, office equipment and supplies
  • Handles state reporting and bookkeeping for association’s political action committee and for association’s lobbyists

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related experience (CPA or MBA preferred)
  • One to three years of experience in bookkeeping
  • Demonstrated experience with accounting software
  • Highly attentive to detail and efficiency
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to travel in-state on occasion

Compensation: $60,000 to $70,000, DOQE; excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance and 401(k) plan

How to apply:

All interested candidates should forward cover letters and resumes to Executive Director Stephan Currie at scurrie@micounties.org.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: March 9, 2020


Berrien County — Director of Parks and Recreation

Berrien County (pop. 154,259) in southwestern Michigan is seeking a Director of Parks and Recreation.

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the County Administrator:

  • Plans, develops and administers a comprehensive, natural resource-based parks, recreation, open space and recycling/environmental program in accordance with policies recommended by the County Parks and Recreation Commission and approved by the County Board of Commissioners
  • Oversees all personnel and financial management functions of the department
  • Performs related tasks as directed by the County Administrator

See full job description.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in parks and recreation administration, natural resources, public administration or related area AND five years of progressively more responsible experience in a park recreation related field OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in parks and recreation administration, natural resource planning or a related field AND 7 years progressively more responsible experience in a park or recreation related field
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required
  • Ability and willingness to be available at any time as required by the situation
  • Ability to distinguish nature’s sounds and colors
  • Ability to maneuver unassisted on various and uneven types of terrain outdoors in all types of weather
  • Personal initiative and the ability to effectively plan and organize work
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Knowledge of and ability to use social media
  • Ability to tactfully handle critical and sensitive situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Ability to deescalate potentially violent situations

An offer of employment shall be conditioned upon the successful completion of a medical examination (physical and mental). Prior to employment commencing, must pass drug and alcohol tests and criminal and civil record checks. Must be fingerprinted.  Medical examinations (physical and mental) that are job related and consistent with business necessity along with random and for cause drug and alcohol tests may be required during the course of employment in accordance with the county policy.

Salary: $69,898 to $80,916

How to apply:

Applications available online at https://berriencounty.org/; email to bsteltner@berriencounty.org; or fax to 269-983-5788; or apply in person at the Berrien County Administration Center; 701 Main St., St. Joseph, MI 49085.

A Berrien County application must accompany your resume.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Posted: March 6, 2020


Marquette Charter Township — Township Manager

Marquette Charter Township (pop. 3,910) in Marquette County seeks qualified candidates to succeed our current Township Manager, who is planning to retire after 18 years of service. Our Township encompasses 56 square miles on the southern shore of Lake Superior in Michigan’s pristine north-central Upper Peninsula.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and coordinates all aspects of our full-service operations (general government, public works, fire/rescue, law enforcement, planning/zoning) for our growing residential and commercial communities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration or relevant equivalent (master’s degree strongly preferred)
  • Three years direct management experience in a Michigan Charter Township or an equivalent combination of Michigan charter/general law township or other public sector management experience and supplemental education
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and the ability to maintain one throughout employment
  • Ability to become bonded

Reference, background checks and substance screening are required.

Salary: $80,330 to $108,638, DOQE

How to apply:

For consideration, a formal Township application (downloadable form at www.marquettetownship.org under “Documents”) and detailed resume and copy of current supporting documents must be completed and submitted to:

Township Manager
Marquette Charter Township
1000 Commerce Drive
Marquette, MI  49855

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: March 5, 2020


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  • List of required and preferred qualifications
  • Salary range and other benefits
  • Details on how to apply
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Internships

MAC Social Media Internship

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a high-energy, self-starting social media intern for the summer and 2020-21 academic year (September-May), with option to begin service as early as May 2020.

The social media intern will have a primary focus in curating MAC’s social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and assist the Director of Communications with advertising, marketing and general communication needs. Experience with podcasts and audio editing software is a plus.

The intern will also assist in the maintenance of several websites under the MAC umbrella, including micounties.org.

MAC seeks applicants with a strong desire to break into the world of communications and public relations.

This is a PAID internship. The position is based at MAC’s offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide between 10 and 20 hours of service per week. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, melot@micounties.org.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: March 12, 2020

MAC Legislative Internship

The Michigan Association of Counties, an alliance of 83 Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education, seeks a highly qualified intern for the 2020-21 academic year (September-May).

This is a PAID internship based at MAC’s offices in downtown Lansing. The intern is expected to provide 10 to 20 hours of service per week. MAC seeks applicants with strong data skills and an abiding interest in public policy and the legislative process. MAC provides parking in the downtown area.

To apply, send a resume and brief letter expressing interest to Derek Melot, melot@micounties.org.

Deadline: Open until filled 

Posted: March 12, 2020


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