County Administrator & Human Resources

Department Contact:
Monday - Friday 7:00-4:00blue green

231-237-0156 please call for appointments
administration@charlevoixcounty.org

Location:
Shirley Roloff Center
13513 Division St.
Charlevoix, MI  49720
once inside the main lobby, administration is located through the glass doors to the left



Staff:
Kevin Shepard, County Administrator / Human Resources Director
Lora Roberts, Administration Resources Coordinator
Leah McGuire, Human Resources Coordinator

What W
e Do:
We are responsible for the oversight and day-to-day operations of Charlevoix County government, as directed by the Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners.  We work in close coordination with departments to maintain the operation of our infrastructure and facilities, particularly our Maintenance & Grounds and the IT & GIS Departments.  As neither have full-time dedicated office staff, in most cases we are the initial point of contact for the general public when communication is needed.  Another function of this office, is handling Human Resources.  We also manage the Parks Millage Fund application process, and are responsible for the overall website application of the county (note: each depa
rtment is responsible for the information and applications of its own page).

*CHARLEVOIX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER*

applications may be submitted, via email, mail, or in-person, please complete application found below, and follow any additional instructions in specific postings:
cli
ck here for EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION


Employer:  Charlevoix County
Position:
Charlevoix Senior Center Cook
Department:
Commission on Aging
Pay Range:  
Part-time, no benefits, starting hourly wage: $15.19
Posting Date: May 11, 2022


Overview of Position and Duties: 
Charlevoix County Commission on Aging is seeking a part time Charlevoix Senior Center Cook.  This position is Monday through Friday, 8a-1:30p for 25 hours a week.  No Weekends, no evenings but will need to work Wednesday evenings April through September until 7p.  This position is responsible for the daily Charlevoix Senior Center meals based in the Charlevoix Senior Center.  Routine duties include assisting with daily meal preparation for congregate and home delivered meals, assisting with meal services such as packaging or serving as needed, and daily cleaning of the kitchen.  The right person needs to love to work with seniors, and for seniors, on an independent basis.  They should be creative, positive, outgoing, dependable, flexible. 

This job posting is presented as an overview and should not be considered all-inclusive.  A full job description is available upon request or at the time of interview. 
 
Mandatory Requirements: 
Must possess the physical abilities to lift a maximum of 50 pounds and transfer items to and from vehicles and/or dining and office facilities  
Strong positive communication skills
Must possess a valid driver’s license to travel from one location to the other

Environment: 
This position is based in a climate-controlled office building atmosphere, with various locations including a gymnasium, senior center, commercial kitchen and multiple offices

How to Apply:  
Applications are available for download from the Charlevoix County website “Employment Opportunities” page, and need to be submitted by either via email to administration@charlevoixcounty.org, or via mail to:  Human Resources, 13513 Division Avenue, Charlevoix, MI  49720.  

Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Employer:  Charlevoix County
Position: Ferry Captain
Department: Transit
Pay Range: Full-time seasonal, range from April-November, no benefits
Posting Date: April 14, 2022

Position Summary:
Responsible for daily operation of the ferry. This may include but is not limited to; daily responsibilities for fares/deposits, safety, and cleanliness, ensure complaints/injuries and reports are being directed and/or submitted to the Ferry Manager, and regularly working with the Transportation Coordinator and the Ferry Manager.  

*This position requires work on nights, weekends, and some holidays.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have or be able to obtain a merchant marine credential, or appropriate captain’s license
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak in English as the primary means of work communication
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 6am-11pm, 7 days a week. Hours and shifts will include both weekends and holidays between April and November
  • Ability to move quickly between the ramps and the vessel, while twisting, turning, stepping, and other way maneuvering around closely parked vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians
  • Ability to repeatedly reach in and out of pockets and aprons while making change and taking tickets from passengers
  • Ability to stand and traverse around the deck between the passenger vehicles and the wheelhouse for operation of the vessel most of the shift
  • Ability to clearly see and hear deckhands/passengers as well as boats or obstacles approaching the vessel to avoid accident and/or injury (during times of light, dark, fog, and/or inclement weather)
Job Location/ Working Conditions: 
This position is outdoors, on a steel vessel in the Straits of Ironton on Lake Charlevoix. Exposure to direct sun for several hours of the day, with intermittent access to the wheelhouse. Duties must be performed in inclement weather at times. Restrooms available while at docks, as there are no facilities available on the vessel. Occasional lifting and transferring of fifty pounds may be required. 

How to Apply:
Cover letter, resume, and Charlevoix County Employment Application (located on the "Employment Opportunities" page of www.charlevoixcounty.org must be submitted as one package via email, walk-in, or mail. Mail to Human Resources, Shirley Roloff Center, 13513 Division St., Charlevoix, MI 49720.

Employer: Charlevoix County
Position: Corrections Deputy
Department: Sheriff / Jail
Classification:
1 Part-time position
Job Posting Date: April 5, 2022

For more information regarding details on pay, benefits, and minimum hiring requirements, please contact Jail Administrator, Lt. Derek Gaylord via phone at: (231) 547-4461 or via email at: gaylordd@charlevoixcounty.org. 

To apply, please fill out the Charlevoix County Sheriff's Office Application and return it to the Sheriff's Office. 


Employer: Charlevoix County
Position: Cook
Department:
Sheriff / Jail
Classification: Full-time with benefits
Job Posting Date: April 5, 2022

Duties:
Your primary duties will be preparing and cooking meals for the jail inmates.  This may also include processing fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden in the summer and fall, and will also include cleaning and other similar duties pertinent to the upkeep and operation of a commercial kitchen facility.

Qualifications:
Food service experience in a commercial capacity preferred:

  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to prepare 3 meals per day without supervision and oversee kitchen sanitary procedures.
  • Previous employment as a cook in a high-volume facility such as a school, nursing home, hospital or large restaurant a plus.

Requirements:
Must be able to lift, transfer and move cases and large containers of foods and produce, must be able to bend, twist and turn in order to accommodate trays and pans to and from stoves, ovens and other service related kitchen functions.

Environment:
Working in a commercial kitchen, you will routinely encounter high temperatures in and around ovens, dishwashing areas and other portions of the kitchen.  You will be routinely entering/using walk-in coolers/freezers as well.  You will be working in a facility that houses inmates.

How to Apply:
Please complete the Charlevoix County Sheriff's Office Application, and return to the Sheriff's Office.

For more information regarding details on pay, benefits, and minimum hiring requirements, please contact the Jail Administrator, Lt. Derek Gaylord via phone: (231) 547-4461.


Employer:  Charlevoix County
Position:
Floater Senior Center Cook
Department:
Commission on Aging
Pay Range:  
Part time, no benefits, starting hourly wage: $15.19
Posting Date:
January 4, 2022

Overview of Position and Duties: 
Charlevoix County Commission on Aging is seeking a part time Floater Senior Center Cook.  This position is Monday through Friday, 8am-1:30p for 25 hours a week.  No Weekends, no evenings but will need to work Wednesday evenings April through September until 7pm.  This position is responsible for the daily COA senior center meals at the senior centers, based daily in one of the three Senior Centers: Charlevoix, East Jordan, and Boyne Area Senior Centers.  Routine duties include daily meal preparation for congregate and home delivered meals, assisting with meal services such as packaging or serving as needed, and daily cleaning of the kitchen.  The right person needs to love to work with seniors, and for seniors, on an independent basis.  They should be creative, positive, outgoing, dependable, flexible. 

Mandatory Requirements: 

  • Cooking experience for large crowds
  • Strong positive communication skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license to travel from one location to the other
Job Location/ Working Conditions:
This position is based in a climate-controlled office building atmosphere, with various locations including a gymnasium, senior center, commercial kitchen, and multiple offices.  Occasional lifting and transferring a maximum of fifty pounds may be required. 

How to Apply:  
Cover letter, resume and Charlevoix County employment application (located on the “employment opportunities” page of www.charlevoix county.org) must be submitted AS ONE PACKAGE via email:  administration@charlevoixcounty.org via walk-in or mail:  Human Resources, 301 State Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720.

This job posting is presented as an overview and should not be considered all-inclusive.  A full job description is available upon request or at the time of interview. 

Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Foster Parents Needed
Charlevoix County 33rd Circuit Court / Family Division is seeking individuals interested in becoming foster parents.  Foster parenting is tough, but rewarding.  We are looking for individuals/families to help support youth within our communities who are struggling with substance abuse, or just need a short "time-out".  Youth can be in your home from a weekend to over a year.


Foster parents must be at least 21 years old, pass background clearances, and be in good physical health.  Our most successful foster parents are open-minded, dependable, patient, and willing to try different parenting styles for children with different needs.  Having a flexible schedule, being tolerant, and demonstrating the ability to work as a member of our team are all important qualities for success. 

If you are interested, please contact Shannon Dolan by phone:  (231) 330-0198, or email: sdolan@emmetcounty.org.