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:  2nd floor, 
front of building)

Kevin Shepard, County Administrator / Human Resources Director
Lora Manning, Administration Resources Coordinator
Kevin Clements, Administrative Services 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).        

(Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer)


***Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Ironton Ferry is looking for two seasonal deckhands, which runs from April through November.  Must be available for all shifts, ranging from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, including some weekends. 

Assist the ferry’s Captain by operating lift gate on each landing, collecting tolls, and other general tasks needed in the routine operation of the ferry. 

Duties of the job will require: standing for large portions of your shift, working in sun, rain and other elements, communicating one on one with drivers, walkers and cyclists, ability to do basic math with quick and accurate change making skills.

If you are interested in this position, please complete the employment application provided on the “Employment Opportunities” page of the website and submit to:

Human Resources, 301 State St., Charlevoix, MI  49720

in person to the Human Resources office
on the main floor of the County Building at
310 State Street in Charlevoix.

$13.00/hr minimum

The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for part time cook with an average of 28hrs/week, regularly scheduled Friday through Sunday.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position requires a willingness to work with inmate workers to prepare and serve meals to the inmate population of the Charlevoix County Jail and meet the criteria below.

Three (3) years of full time equivalent of food service experience in a commercial capacity are required, and two (2) or more years of supervisory experience in retail or institutional food services are preferred.

Serve Safe Certified or be able to complete an in-house food service program and complete the courses within ninety (90) days of hire.

Possess knowledge of principals, procedures and equipment used in the storage, care, preparation, cooking (inc baking), dispensing and serving food in large quantities, kitchen sanitation and safety measures used in the operation including care and cleaning of equipment, utensils and work areas.

Knowledge of food values as well as nutritional and economical substitutions within food groups.

Prepare meals using the provided menu within budgetary guidelines as a basis, also able to adapt to rapidly changing meal counts and/or special diets (medical or religious).

Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.

Respond to short notice schedule changes.

Pass a criminal background check as well as a pre-employment drug screen.



Perform various general cleaning tasks such as sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, cleaning windows, scouring bathrooms and removal of trash and recycling from offices and public areas.  You will also be responsible for stocking cleaning supplies as well as items in restrooms, such as toilet paper, paper towels and soaps.  Additional duties may include tasks such as processing mail through a mail machine and driving to and from the post office, lawncare and exterior duties such as raking, salting and shoveling.  Act as night security in the absence of maintenance supervisor or assistant supervisor, to lock down and unlock doors and to be sure all lights and equipment are shut off.  This list of duties is not all inclusive, and other tasks of similar nature may be included. 

Must be able to perform physical labor associated with tasks of this nature, as well the physical ability to operate light equipment such as lawnmowers and other lawncare equipment, and floor/carpet cleaners and equipment.  Physical ability to setup, move and arrange desks, tables and chairs in various meeting rooms or offices also a requirement.

Shift hours are from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. five days a week.  This is a full time position with benefits.

Please contact Human Resources at with furher questions,
or to submit your application via email.


Cook/part-time needed to cook for congregate and home delivered meals at the Boyne City Senior Center in Charlevoix County.  This position is part-time working up to 25 hours per week, no weekends.  Person must love to cook, be dependable and flexible. Starting salary $11.45.   Applications are available through the Human Resources, or Commission on Aging. 


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.

FT Driver position posting 

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