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City of Madison Heights — City Manager

The Mayor and City Council seek to recruit a new City Manager for the City of Madison Heights. This individual must have the skills and experience to guide Madison Heights with an appropriate combination of empowering leadership, community orientation and operational skills.


This position is the chief administrative officer of the city. The City Manager is responsible for the implementation of the policies and direction set by the City Council. The powers and duties granted to the City Manager include:

  • Directing and supervising all City Departments
  • Enforcing municipal ordinances, charter provisions and other laws and regulations
  • Overseeing all personnel functions of the City
  • Preparing annual operating budget
  • Providing administrative support at all Council meetings
  • Reporting to Council on a continuing as well as ad hoc basis on the City's finances, operations, and future needs
  • Supervising the purchasing activity of the City
  • Assuring positive relationships with the public
  • Coordinating public information
  • Investigating and adopting new technologies
  • Working with outside governmental and non-governmental agencies

Click here to see the budget and additional details of specific job duties outlined in the City Charter.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, government, economics, social science, planning or a related field is required (master's degree or other advanced graduate-level credentials are strongly preferred)
  • Must be a leader who embodies the spirit of public service and displays deep compassion for the community
  • Creativity and passion regarding community development
  • Ability to identify partnership and grant opportunities to attract new businesses, such as breweries, to the City
  • Ability to seek out and build relationships with regional and state organizations to take advantage of economic development programs and opportunities
  • Successful track record of managing an entity similar to Madison Heights in terms of size, complexity and culture, with clear strategic results
  • Strong financial skills
  • Executes policies efficiently and effectively by championing best-in-class operational practices and a culture of operational excellence
  • Ability to attract and recruit top talent, motivate the team, delegate effectively, celebrate diversity within the team, manage performance and be widely viewed as a strong leader who engages and supports others
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to advise the Mayor and City Council regarding both positive and negative policy implications by having the aptitude to seek, analyze, and present data from a variety of sources to support multiple viewpoints and to align residents with the City's overall strategy

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online by clicking here.

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Deadline: Oct. 14, 2018

Posted: Sept. 11, 2018

City of Escanaba — City Clerk/IT Administrator

The City of Escanaba (pop. 12,616) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is seeking applicants for the position of City Clerk/IT Administrator. This is a full-time, department head level position overseeing the Clerk's Office and the City's Information Technology (IT) function.


  • The Clerk is responsible for conducting all City elections and for cataloging and safekeeping of City documents and records
  • The Clerk is responsible for providing work station, application and network support to employees located in the City Hall building


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of a two-year degree in a related field, coupled with a strong understanding of municipal operations (prior work experience in a Michigan municipal clerk's office is highly desired)
  • Certified Municipal Clerk designation, or ability to attain certification within three years
  • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills
  • Record as a first-rate provider of customer service
  • Adept computer user, with network administration experience preferred
  • Experience with filing systems, databases and automated records management software
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, retirement plan and the possibility of relocation assistance

How to apply:

Before applying, applicants are required to review the complete job description at Applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements via email, with "City Clerk/IT Administrator" in the subject line, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by postal mail to:

Attn: Bob Valentine
HR Director
PO Box 948
Escanaba, MI 49829

The City of Escanaba is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The City of Escanaba does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. The City of Escanaba is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline: 4 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2018

Posted: Sept. 7, 2018

City of Gladwin —City Administrator

Located at the crossroads of M-61 and M-18 in the middle of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and only a 30-minute drive to Lake Huron, Gladwin is seeking a dynamic administrator who will thrive in a small-town environment with a low cost of living and a high quality of life.

Situated within an hour drive of more populated areas (Mt. Pleasant, Bay City, Midland) and a regional airport, the city hosts festivals and unique events throughout the year which attract thousands of visitors. As the county seat, Gladwin has several county facilities and office buildings within its boundaries which add to the vitality of the business community.


Click here for a job description.


The city is seeking a motivated, experienced local government administrator, and will consider applicants who possess the following knowledge and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration or a related field and two to five years of management experience in local government or a related field are required (master's degree in public administration preferred)
  • Strong budgeting, finance and personnel skills

Salary: $65,000 to $75,000 DOQE

How to apply:

Click here for application details.

Deadline: Oct. 5, 2018

Posted: Sept. 7, 2018

Lapeer County — E911 Systems Administrator

Lapeer County in the Thumb area of Michigan is seeking an E911 Systems Administrator.


Under the direction of the E911 Central Dispatch Director, this position:

  • Assists in the administration and operation of the Central Dispatch Department
  • Oversees the day-to-day aspects of the department's computerized and non-computerized equipment
  • Serves as the Systems Administrator for all computerized systems in the department
  • Acts as Director in that person's absence
  • Assists in the Dispatch Center during emergencies and other conditions


  • High school diploma or equivalent with advanced coursework in telecommunications, including 911 equipment familiarity and maintenance
  • Two years of experience with operation of computers or radio and telecommunications systems, including 800 MHz trunked radio systems and providing a knowledge of police, fire or EMS operations
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Must meet all requirements for certification as a LEIN operator within 6 months of date of hire

Salary: $37,107 to $46,384 with county benefits

How to apply:

Visit the position page on the Lapeer 911 site to download job description and application.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 22, 2018


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