County Administrator & Human Resources

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

231-237-0156 please call for appointments

301 State St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720

(County Building: main floor, 
front of building, enter from parking lot)

Kevin Shepard, County Administrator / Human Resources Director
Lora Roberts, Administration Resources Coordinator
Sienna Wenz, Administrative Assistant

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 also work in close coordination with other 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 Resource issues and providing short term administrative support to departments in need.  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 webpage).        




Employer:  Charlevoix County
Position: Senior Center Site Coordinator (Beaver Island)
Department:  Commission on Aging
Pay Range:  $12.86 to start
                      Monday through Friday, 9a-2p for 25 hours a week.
                      No evenings or holidays, will need to work one Sunday per month, Sept. to Apr.       

Duties:  This position is responsible for the daily COA senior services for Beaver Island residents, based in the Community Center.  The right person needs to love to work with seniors, and for seniors, on an independent basis.  They should be creative, outgoing, dependable, flexible and have strong communication and computer skills

Requirements:  You 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.  Must be able to answer phones, perform basic office duties and operate a computer.

Environment:  This is an indoor position, working in an office space both with co-workers, and at times, as the only person present. 

How to Apply:  cover letter, resume AND Charlevoix County employment application (located on the “employment opportunities” page of must be submitted AS ONE PACKAGE via email: via walkin or mail:  Human Resources, 301 State St., Charlevoix, MI  49720

Employer:  Charlevoix County
Position: part-time administrative assistant
Department:  Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Pay Range:  $14.12/hour, no benefits provided

Duties:  responsible for establishing and organizing case files, inputting information into case management software, greeting the public, police officers and attorneys in person and by telephone and other duties assisting other support staff and prosecutors.

Requirements:  legal office experience or training preferred.  Abilities to (or with reasonable accommodations) effectively answer and utilize phones, as well as communicate and correspond both in person and electronically are necessary.  Must also possess the ability to routinely operate various forms of office equipment including but not be limited to, scanners, fax machines, computers, printers and more.  Must be physically able to access, utilize, store to, and retrieve from filing cabinets of varying heights, drawers and styles.  Must be able to repeatedly move between a desk position and other areas of the office and customer window throughout the shift, as well as having the ability to frequent travel between other departments, courtrooms and various areas of the facility.  Must be able to transport or move up to 20 pounds, such as large case files and office supplies. This position routinely comes in contact with confidential information and records, where privacy and non-disclosure are not only required internally, but may also be governed by law.

Environment:  This position is within a climate controlled atmosphere, in an open office setting with other staff, and security window access to the general public and others.  Attendance may be required in various court room settings, trials, or proceedings, from time to time.

How to Apply:  cover letter, resume AND Charlevoix County employment application (located on this page) must be submitted AS ONE PACKAGE via email: via walk-in or mail:  Human Resources, 301 State St., Charlevoix, MI  49720  




Charlevoix County Transit is accepting applications for part-time bus driver positions. Qualified applicants will possess a CDL w/passenger endorsement and meet all bus driver certifications and licensing requirements, must comply with Federal DOT drug/alcohol testing requirements and meet State/Local physical exam requirements. Applicants willing to obtain appropriate licensing will also be considered.

A part-time position is defined as under 30 hours per week. Agency hours are Monday – Friday, 6am-7pm and Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm and part-time shifts are scheduled weekly based on need.

Applications can be obtained at the Transit’s Business Office, 1050 Brockway, Boyne City, MI or online at

Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free, Smoke Free Work Place.

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