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Berrien County — Road Department Director

Under the direction of the Berrien County Administrator/Controller, the Road Department Director oversees all activities of the Berrien County Road Department, including accounting, road design, construction and maintenance of roads, and the equipment maintained by the department, in accordance with established policies and regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Recommends policies through the County Administrator to the County Board of Commissioners and ensures implementation of approved policies
  • Establishes internal procedures for the Road Department
  • Represents the Berrien County Road Department to other governmental entities and various public groups
  • Provides overall leadership to the Berrien County Road Department by developing and maintaining positive open communication, effective budget controls, positive employee working relationships and organizational structure to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Directs, in consultation with the County Administrator/Controller and the County Human Resources Department, the hiring and dismissal of Berrien County Road Department employees in accordance with County policy and procedures
  • Provides strategic direction by formulating and administering departmental policies and developing short and long-range goals and objectives to ensure that the public receives quality service with the best-maintained road system possible with funding available
  • Assists in the financial planning for expenses and operational needs to ensure fiscally responsible operations

See the full job description/requirements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or civil engineering required (master's degree in any of these fields preferred)
  • At least eight (8) years of experience in road construction/maintenance, civil engineering or a related field, preferably in a unionized setting, with at least four (4) years of these eight years being in positions of management and supervision
  • OR associate's degree in business administration or related field and at least 10 years of experience in road construction/maintenance, civil engineering or a related field, preferably in a unionized setting, with at least six (6) years of these 10 years being in positions of management and supervision
  • Ability to manage and supervise a staff of employees
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and media
  • Ability to assist in preparing a budget and analyzing financial reports; must be able to prepare business correspondence using a personal computer
  • Familiarity with Public Act 51 and basic governmental financial accounting
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge of road maintenance/construction practices

Salary: Range begins at $87,667

How to apply:

Employment applications can be accessed at www.berriencounty.org and then clicking on Employment Information on the left side of the page.

Deadline: Dec. 8, 2017

Posted: Nov. 9, 2017


 

City of Auburn — City Administrator

The City of Auburn, Mich., (population 2,126) in Bay County is seeking a part-time City Administrator. We are seeking an approachable, team player with proven abilities to build collaborative decision-making. The new City Administrator will join a small, competent staff of six employees to maintain a service-oriented community. This is a unique opportunity to assist the council in making Auburn a destination of choice.

Responsibilities:

The City Administrator is responsible for all aspects of financial management, economic development, planning and zoning, assessing, parks and recreation, grant writing and public contracting and community engagement.

Interested candidates should visit http://www.auburnmi.org/JobOpenings.aspx for the full recruitment profile.

Questions can be directed to John Berchtold, recruiter, at 989-712-0788 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration or related field is required
  • Minimum of five years' experience in relevant public administration is required
  • Strong finance and budgeting skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills

Salary: $40-$45 per hour (20 hrs. per week)

How to apply:

Send resume, cover letter, salary history and five (5) professional references to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Pam Reinhardt, Auburn City Clerk, City of Auburn, 113 E. Elm St., Auburn, MI 48611. EOE.

Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed for and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter.

Deadline: Nov. 17, 2017

Posted: Nov. 2, 2017


Menominee County — County Administrator

Menominee County, Mich., (pop. 24,029) is seeking a County Administrator. The County has an annual general fund budget of $8.8 million and a work force of 109 full-time employees, organized into 19 departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides the County Board with research, analysis and recommendations to support Board policy-making
  • Coordinates information directed to the County Board, including updates on policy implementation
  • Oversees, either directly or through department supervisors, the staff of departments over which the County Board has jurisdiction

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in public or business administration, finance or a related field required
  • Five years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience required, preferably in a governmental setting
  • OR any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Considerable experience interacting with governing boards and government officials
  • Broad working knowledge of County operations, staffing patterns and program objectives
  • Understanding of public finance and budgeting
  • Experience with working in a union environment
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills

Salary: Annual salary is up to $86,000, DOQE; competitive benefits available

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/. For more information, please contact Sharon Klumpp at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 651.223.3053 (office) or 651.270.6856 (mobile). EOE.

Deadline: Open until filled, however, first consideration will be given to resumes received by Nov. 28, 2017

Posted: Oct. 27, 2017


Lapeer County ― Assistant Finance Director

Lapeer County in the Thumb region of Michigan seeks an Assistant Finance Director

Responsibilities:

See the full job description.

Qualifications/requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field required
  • At least four (4) years of progressive experience in general accounting, preferably governmental accounting
  • Knowledge of data processing and computerized financial applications

Salary: $21.71 to $27.14 per hour, DOQE, plus all full-time county benefits

How to apply:

Download the county application. Send application and resume to Doreen Clark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Lapeer County Finance Department, 255 Clay St., Suite 301, Lapeer, MI 48446. Lapeer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Open until filled:

Posted: Oct. 18, 2017


Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance — Director

The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance (DAEDA) seeks a highly motivated and bright Director in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

As DAEDA's Director, you are a dynamic community leader bringing vision to and collaborating with public officials, private enterprise and community groups. You possess thorough knowledge of economic development planning and aptly, are a strategic leader who can motivate public and private sectors on challenges facing this region. To be successful in this dynamic role, it will be critical for you to influence, build relationships and persistently explore and uncover new partnership opportunities that benefit the businesses of Dickinson County. This position reports to the DAEDA Board of Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic plans, including an operating budget, based on the economic needs of the area surrounding Dickinson County
  • Network with local, state, regional and national organizations, local employers, schools, and social organizations to establish effective working relationships and identify/support economic development opportunities
  • Conduct business retention visits and associated follow-up efforts with existing companies in support of their program, incentive and financial needs
  • Create by-laws/governance committee to establish principles for operation
  • Establish working committees to meet strategic goals for Workforce Development, Infrastructure Improvement, Marketing and Branding
  • Design and manage the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance website to attract talent, potential developers, and showcase offerings of the Dickinson County area
  • Conduct research and analyze data in support of business and economic development efforts
  • Understand/monitor local, state & federal legislation relating to business and economic development
  • Represent DAEDA at a variety of events
  • Present to community groups, public officials, and private enterprise, as needed
  • Collaborate with Board to prepare annual budget, financial records, and maintain accountability
  • Communicate regularly with the DAEDA Board of Trustees and other stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business management, public administration, finance, marketing or related field, or equivalent experience in a leadership position
  • At least 5 years' proven experience in economic/business development preferred
  • Experience with finance, budgeting, long-term management planning, and maintaining accountability
  • Proven ability to open doors, network and forge relationships
  • Excellent listening, communication, presentation, problem solving, and time management skills with a record of sound business logic
  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary
  • Willingness and ability to relocate to the Dickinson County area

Salary: $70,000 to $90,000 annually, DOQE, along with a comprehensive benefit package and incentive plan

How to apply:

Applications will be taken online at daeda.sdsjobs.com. Learn more about us at dickinsoncountyeda.weebly.com.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Oct. 17, 2017


City of Hamtramck ― City Manager

The City of Hamtramck (pop. 22,423) is the most internationally diverse city per capita in Michigan. The city seeks a City Manager to operate under a Council-Manager form of government. The Council consists of six seats. The mayor is elected separately, and votes only to break ties on ordinances and the budget.

Responsibilities:

According to the city charter, the City Manager shall be responsible to the council and mayor for the administration of all city affairs. All department heads are under the administration of the city manager.

The city is under the guidance of the State of Michigan Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) which oversees financial and other decisions made by city council and city management. The RTAB meets monthly with the goal of transitioning the city from state of Michigan oversight back to full local control.

The city has 87 full-time and 20 part-time employees and a budget of approximately $16 million.

Requirements:

Candidates are required to have:

  • Minimum of three years' experience as a city manager or assistant city manager in a city with a population of at least 10,000 (required by city charter).
  • Be a member of a professional city/county manager association (required by city charter).
  • Residence, either existing or post-hire, within a 30-mile radius of the City of Hamtramck (required by city charter).
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or closely related field (master's degree in public administration or related discipline is strongly preferred)

Additional qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of a wide range of local government issues, including a proven track record in finance, budget preparation, labor relations, grant writing and administration, inter-governmental relations and cross-cultural interactions
  • Ability to communicate with elected officials, staff and public in a trustworthy and ethical manner
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • Experience in redevelopment, collaboration and economic development
  • Ability to think strategically and remain focused on the city's long-term goals, while offering visionary leadership and high energy passion for local government

Salary: $95,000+, DOQE

How to apply:

Apply online at www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment with resume, cover letter, contact information and five (5) professional references to the attention of Jaymes Vettraino, vice president, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Rd., Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Questions: 847-380-3240.

Deadline: Nov. 20, 2017

Posted: Oct. 16, 2017


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