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Michigan Association of Counties — Governmental Affairs Assistant

The Governmental Affairs Assistant provides administrative and research support to MAC's Governmental Affairs Director (DGA) and Team, with a key focus on monitoring bills and the legislative calendar. The Michigan Association of Counties is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan.

Responsibilities:

  • Track legislation affecting counties and legislative calendars to assist the advocacy work of MAC
  • Field legislative and state policy questions from MAC members, others
  • Handle scheduling and document flow for MAC's seven (7) internal policy committees
  • Manage documents relating to MAC's policy platforms
  • Handle document flow for MACPAC, MAC's political action committee
  • Assist DGA with administration of Governmental Affairs Team, including clients of MAC Governmental Services
  • Provide general administrative support in MAC's Lansing offices
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Executive Director and DGA
  • Some in-state and out-of-state travel required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in political science, history, public administration or related field
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in legislative or association work
  • Demonstrated facility with MS Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Strong organizational, project management and communication skills
  • Positive, team-oriented personality

Salary: Commensurate with experience, along with excellent health and retirement benefits

How to apply:

Send resume, letter of interest and three professional references VIA EMAIL ONLY to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Posted: Aug. 10, 2017

Deadline: Open until filled


 

Emmet County — Parallel Finance Director

Under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Parallel Finance Director provides budget, compilation, compliance, forecasting & analysis of financial information to enable all stakeholders of Emmet County the best possible information to make efficient and effective decisions on behalf of the taxpayers.

Responsibilities:

To safely, efficiently and courteously perform all duties required, including but not limited to:

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws as well as internal policies and procedures.
  • Create, disseminate and monitor monthly, annual and long term budgets with all relevant stakeholders
  • Financial statement compilation-managerial and compliance.
  • Consistently work with managers and commissioners to create effective financial statements for decision making
  • Create, monitor and train all employees on financial policies and procedures
  • Work closely with all employees to ensure that all inputs/outputs to the financials are based on accurate, sound judgement
  • Recommend and monitor all internal controls to ensure timely detection of errors and/or fraud
  • Lead on all internal and external audits
  • Create and monitor cash flows and disseminate that information consistently to the Treasurer to allow for maximization of return while ensuring security and liquidity
  • Timely completion of all bank and balance sheet reconciliations which includes creating monitoring systems
  • Assist with and ensure grant compliance.
  • Continuously seek education to ensure the County is utilizing best practices related to all financial aspects of County Government.
  • Management of the master files such as Chart of Accounts, Vendor and Customer lists.
  • Create and maintain procedures manual for this position and all duties therein.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or bublic administration
  • Minimum of 5 years as finance director in Michigan county government or equivalent is preferred
  • Ability to learn and implement new software systems with little training
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets, word processing and publishing software
  • Strong analytical skills, good customer service and a positive attitude

Salary: $89,000 to $99,000

How to apply:

Submit professional profile and employment application to the Human Resources Department. Employment applications are available online here or in the County Building Human Resources Department at 200 Division St., Petoskey, MI 49770. The Human Resources Department is open M-F, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017

Posted: Aug. 1, 2017


Emmet County — Human Resource Director

Under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Human Resource Director provides strategic and operational direction to all human resource functions for the County in areas of policy development, enforcement and evaluation; recruitment and selection; position classification and compensation; benefits; labor relations; training and development; parlance management; and human resource information systems.

Responsibilities:

To safely, efficiently and courteously perform all duties required, including but not limited to:

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws as well as internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage the County's human resource and payroll software system.
  • Establish the department's priorities and develop and administer the human resource budget in association with those priorities.
  • Develop, implement, administer and interpret personnel policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements; recommend new or revised policies.
  • Provide consultation and advise County Administrator on human resource functions, issues, policy and collective bargaining agreement administration.
  • Serve as or with the chief negotiator for all collective bargaining units and non-union employees group; Manage and direct labor relation activities including the development and planning of labor relation strategies, administration of labor agreements, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and resolution of contract disputes.
  • Negotiate, direct the administration and maintenance of all County benefits in compliance with statutes and internal policy and procedures.
  • Participate in employee selection, orientation, training, performance management and disciplinary actions.
  • Monitor all job descriptions and utilize wage and benefits analysis to ensure we are accurately compensating staff.
  • Establish, document and implement an exit interview process.
  • Establish processes that enable open communication to and from all staff.
  • Establish robust wellness and employee morale plans.
  • Continuously seek education to ensure the County is utilizing best practices related to all human resource aspects of County Government.
  • Create and maintain procedures manual for this position and all duties therein.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources management
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively related experience as a human resource director in county government is preferred
  • Ability to learn and implement new software systems with little training
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets, word processing and publishing software
  • Strong analytical skills, good customer service and a positive attitude

Salary: $75,000 to $89,000

How to apply:

Submit professional profile and employment application to the Human Resources Department. Employment applications are available online here or in the County Building Human Resources Department at 200 Division St., Petoskey, MI 49770. The Human Resources Department is open M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017

Posted: Aug. 1, 2017


Emmet County — Purchasing Director

Under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Purchasing Director will perform a variety of technical tasks regarding the procurement, receipt and distribution of goods and services for the County.

Responsibilities:

To safely, efficiently, and courteously perform all duties required, including but not limited to:

  • Establish County-wide purchase order process focusing on centralized purchasing; Develop and implement contract, purchasing, receipt and distribution policies and procedures; establish and evaluate systems, records, forms, and controls.
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions for policy consistency and available funding.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate suppliers; negotiate pricing, terms and shipping with vendors.
  • Compare cost and evaluate quality and suitability of goods and services. Work with suppliers and County staff to resolve problems and/or expedite delivery.
  • Develop, analyze, and administer Countywide purchasing contracts with final review by legal counsel; review contract specifications, insurance and bonding requirements;
  • Establish and ensure that sole source requirements are met.
  • Coordinate, analyze, administer and issue contract change orders and amendments; monitor and track procurement paperwork flow;
  • Receive and review department purchase requisitions to determine if a Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs) or other is required; prepare evaluation tools; participate in pre-bid meetings.
  • Prepare bid documents; recommend revisions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of terms and conditions, legal requirements, calculations, and scopes of work; verify bid lists; post bid documents on the County's website, notify newspaper and related trade organizations if applicable; perform public bid openings; send outcome letters and update website with results.
  • Provide information and guidance to County departments regarding their purchasing needs.
  • Manage the purchasing module in the County's financial software system; monitor the quality and accuracy of daily data entry and reports and address related problems; ensure updates are executed correctly; establish departmental purchasing approval hierarchy with assistance from Finance; work with software vendors to explore features and enhancements and resolve software malfunctions.
  • Perform detailed analyses of encumbrances to determine aging and accuracy of balances; make recommendations regarding dis-encumbrances.
  • Maintain general office supply inventory and oversee various central services.
  • Utilize bulk purchasing when possible to obtain lower pricing.
  • Assist in resolving departmental accounting issues that affect the purchasing and receiving functions.
  • Provide computer training to County staff on purchasing and receiving related financial software system module.
  • Work closely with the Internal Control Manager to ensure proper controls are in place.
  • Respond to public information requests related to purchasing and receiving.
  • Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure that proper documentation and procedures have been maintained.
  • Continuously seek education to ensure the County is utilizing best practices related to all human resource aspects of County Government.
  • Create and maintain procedures manual for this position and all duties therein.

Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities in government procurement and/or development and administration of public contracts, bidding practices and standards; laws and regulations related to contracts and procurement in the public sector; and knowledge of automated financial systems and applications.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts, agreements, and/or pricing schedules for goods and services.
  • Ability to advise and explain purchasing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to learn and implement new software systems with little training.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets, word processing and publishing software.
  • Strong analytical skills, good customer service and a positive attitude.

Salary: $35,000 to $45,000

How to apply:

Submit professional profile and employment application to the Human Resources Department. Employment applications are available online here or in the County Building Human Resources Department at 200 Division St., Petoskey, MI 49770. The Human Resources Department is open M-F, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017

Posted: Aug. 1, 2017


 City of Birmingham — Assistant City Manager

Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager provides assistance and support to the City Manager, including analyzing and implementing policies, programs and procedures; serving as staff liaison for a variety of boards and commissions; leading assigned municipal functions, services and activities while working closely with the City Manager; responding to and resolving public inquiries and complaints; and providing responsible staff assistance to the City Manager, City Commission and department heads.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts on behalf of the City Manager to relieve the Manager of administrative and operational matters
  • May represent the Manager in intergovernmental meetings and community activities.
  • Duties are carried out with considerable independence and latitude,e with the Manager being consulted on unusual situations

Qualifications:

  • MS, MA, MPA or MBA in management or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 7 -to10 years of progressively more responsible municipal management experience, with at least 5 years of responsible experience as a municipal department director (experience as an Assistant City Manager preferred)
  • Knowledge of various municipal government functions including public safety, financial management, community development, engineering, municipal parking, public works, economic development, civic engagement, etc.
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations; analyze complex situations, factors and information; and devise logical and sufficient plans and strategies
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, inventiveness and independent judgment in the performance of duties
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as City activities require

Salary: $88,263 to $112,903

How to apply:

Submit professional profile and employment application to the Human Resources Department. Employment applications are available online at www.bhamgov.org/jobs or in the City of Birmingham Human Resources Department, located at 151 Martin, Birmingham, MI 48009. The Human Resources Department is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Deadline: Open until filled; first applicant review Aug. 14, 2017

Posted: July 24, 2017


Berrien County ― Animal Control Director

Under the supervision of the County Administrator, the Director is responsible for planning and developing animal control operations in accordance with established policies and regulations; maintains responsibility for enforcement of state regulations and county ordinances governing animals and livestock in the county; supervises reporting of animal bites to the Health Department for rabies control follow-up; is accountable for the distribution, sale and revenue received for dog licenses sold in the county; has primary responsibility for managing and administering the county's animal shelter; ensures adherence to established safety procedures and monitors work environment and use of safety equipment; performs employee evaluations; serves as the county's animal shelter director and is assigned responsibility for the operations of the pound areas of the shelter; and performs related tasks as directed by the County Administrator.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in criminal justice, business administration or animal care-related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience in animal control or law enforcement, which includes a minimum of six months supervisory experience (MCOLES certification desired)
  • OR associate's degree with emphasis on criminal justice, business administration or an animal care-related field and a minimum of five years of experience in animal control or law enforcement, which includes six months of supervisory experience (MCOLES certification desired)
  • No felony convictions
  • Must pass physical and medical examinations and pass drug and alcohol tests and criminal and civil record checks
  • Random and for cause drug and alcohol tests may be required
  • Unless waived by the County, a valid permit from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) for a license to perform animal euthanasia and sedation per the Board of Pharmacy – Animal Euthanasia and Sedation Rules
  • A valid Restricted Wildlife Damage and Nuisance Control Permit issued to the Department by the MDNR pursuant to Part 401 of 1994 PA 451, and assure the Department's compliance with The Wildlife Conservation Order sections 5.52-5.54

Berrien County Animal Control is a 24-hour facility, seven days a week with no holidays, so the director must have the ability and willingness to be available at any time as required by the situation.

Salary: $51,962 to $69,634

How to apply:

Applicants should go to www.berriencounty.org and follow the links to job postings. Berrien County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: Aug. 30, 2017

Posted: July 28, 2017


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