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

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

GIS Summer Intern

Position: The Charlevoix County Equalization Department is looking for a part time, summer intern to work under the supervision of the Assistant Equalization Director, with assistance and direction from the GIS Coordinator. This paid position will run from the late May until late August. The intern will assist the GIS coordinator in completing new or ongoing GIS projects being requested by the Equalization Department. They will also assist the Equalization Department with answering phones and helping the public when full time Equalization staff are unavailable. Candidate must be enrolled in, or have completed, post-secondary education in GIS or a closely related program. Candidate must possess knowledge of GIS principles and be familiar with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. The ability to read and understand legal descriptions is preferred.

Physical requirements: This position requires sitting or standing for extended periods of time at a single work station, and the ability to traverse from one work location and/or office to another multiple times per day. Applicants must possess the physical ability to twist, bend and flex in order to facilitate the handling of large maps and documents in conjunction with printing and filing. This position also requires the knowledge of and physical ability to use all standardly accepted forms of office equipment and supplies. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.

Application: Please submit cover letter, resume, and completed Charlevoix County job application (available on the employment opportunities page of AS ONE PACKAGE. Complete application package can be submitted via email, in person, or by mail or courier.
Human Resources
301 State St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Job Type: Internship


Position: Recycling Center attendant at our Boyne City recycling location. Attendant will work 2 hours a day, 5 days of the week, specific days and time may be able to be adjusted to fit other schedules. Job consists of answering questions, picking up items that aren't in the bins, checking/operating cardboard compactor and providing general assistance to the public.

Requirements: this is an outdoor position, with no inside facility. Must be able to bend, lift and turn in all motions necessary to dispose of recycling materials from the ground up into dumpsters. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Must be able to travel around the recycling site, from dumpster to dumpster and to the compactor.

Please contact Charlevoix County Human Resources for more information, or complete our job application located on our website's employment opportunities page at or by calling us at 231-237-0156.

Job Type: Part-time




Charlevoix County Transit is accepting applications for dispatcher positions. Qualified applicants must be tech-savvy, demonstrate strong problem solving, multi-tasking, interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Primary function is to schedule transportation requests via phone, online services and/or smartphone apps into dispatching software and managing vehicle schedules. Other duties may include assigning vehicles and drivers to daily work schedules/routes, coordinating with local groups/organizations for requested service and coordinating with mechanics for vehicle service needs. Must comply with Federal DOT drug/alcohol testing requirements as this is a safety sensitive position. Applicants must have reliable transportation.

Starting wage:  $14.72

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 based on service demands therefore are subject to change.

Applications can be obtained at the Transit’s Business Office, 1050 Brockway, Boyne City, MI or on this page.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Drug Free, Smoke Free Work Place.


JOB POSTION:  Mechanic (Full Time) 

Job Description: The Mechanic works under the supervision of the lead mechanic performing preventative and corrective maintenance tasks on a mixed fleet of gasoline, propane and diesel powered commercial passenger vehicles.  Typical tasks include, but are not limited to preventative maintenance, servicing vehicle engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering systems, brake systems, electrical/electronic systems, heating/air conditioning systems, tires/wheels and wheelchair lifts. Originating and completing maintenance documentation and records.   Will operate company vehicles for maintenance checks, and on road service calls. Complete general minor facility repair tasks, assist with yard and parking lot maintenance as needed. 

  • Skills and Requirements
    Required to follow basic safety rules for working in a commercial vehicle maintenance shop and must demonstrate safe working   habits at all times.
  • Required to maintain a valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Mechanic Certificate for Automobiles and Light Trucks in specialties of Brakes, Front End and Steering, Automatic Transmission, Electrical Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning..
  • Required to have a valid Class B CDL.
  • Required to work flexible hours between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM M-F.  May be required to be on call nights and weekends when vehicles are in service.
  • Required to occasionally attend training away from home and/or on weekends.
  • Works under limited supervision and guidance.
  • Team player working in a cooperative effort with other maintenance and operations staff.
  • Willing to obtain Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications pertaining to the agency fleet
  • This position is a safety sensitive position and is subject to Charlevoix County Transit Drug Testing Policy.  Charlevoix County Transit is an equal opportunity employer.

Beginning compensation will be based on experience.  Benefit package offered.

For an application visit the Charlevoix County website or visit the Transit Office at 1050 Brockway, Boyne City, MI or call 231-582-6900. 

Position will be posted until filled
Posting Date:  December 27, 2017


Applicants for this full time position (with benefits package) must be able to be registered, or provisionally registered, as an inspector through the State of Michigan in the Mechanical and Plumbing trade under the provisions of P.A. 54 of 1986.  Individual must possess good communication skills, have typing/keyboarding experience and have the ability to learn and understand the provisions of the Mechanical and Plumbing code. 

Individual must possess a valid driver's license. This position requires self transportation to job sites (using county provided vehicles), which may at times, also require walking varying distances to reach new construction sites when access has not been completed.  Must have the physical ability to access and move around within small and tight spaces, which may require bending, kneeling, crawling and other movements necessary to access various locations of a home or business where infrastructure is located and/or concealed.

Contact Kevin Schlickau, Building Official, for more details at 231-547-7236, or complete the Employment Application located above and return to the Administration and Human Resources Department.  Applications may be delivered, mailed, or submitted by email to:


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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