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Job Opening – Permit Specialist

General Summary: 20 hours per week; expected starting wage of $13.65 per hour

Under the general direction of the Building Department Coordinator, works closely with the public, contractors, and local officials to process permit applications, receive and receipt fees, balance cash reports, perform banking functions, and related tasks to comply with all permitting requirements related to new and existing construction. More specifically, the individual hired will:

  • Works closely with independent contractors hired to perform plan review, issuance of permits, and inspection of work performed.
  • Assist permit applicants, calculate fees, process applications according to established procedures, receive and respond to correspondence from applicants, process and document citizen complaints.
  • Performs data entry and maintains all electronic permit records in county software. Prepare various reports for use by departments as directed by the Coordinator.
  • Performs accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
  • Collects monies, balances receipts and cash reports, and makes deposits. Performs other banking functions as required.
  • Perform routine office tasks, phones, mail, scheduling.

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

Job Opening – Friend of the Court Senior Enforcement Officer

The Friend of the Court, of the 27th Circuit Court in Oceana County, is accepting applications for the position of Senior Enforcement Officer.  Under the supervision of the Friend of the Court, monitors and enforces compliance with court orders primarily relating to child support issues and bench warrants.  Coordinates enforcement efforts and activities with law enforcement agencies.  Conducts pre-hearing interviews with clients and/or attorneys on delinquent child support accounts.  Attends sessions of the court relating to child support enforcement matters and responds to complaints regarding child support issues.

Employment Qualifications:

Education: Minimum job qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree. Prefer coursework in areas of behavioral sciences, communications, legal studies and/or criminal justice.

Experience: four years of experience in a court setting with client contact and case management responsibilities. Prefer experience in a Friend of the Court office providing domestic relations and/or support services.

Other Requirements: Valid Michigan driver’s license

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment “criminal history” and background investigation

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2017 at 5:00pm.

To apply, send a cover letter and a resume to the following address:

Oceana County Friend of the Court
Attn: William Cummins
100 S. State St.
STE M-10
Hart, MI. 49420


Oceana County is seeking to contract for the enforcement of plumbing and mechanical codes.  Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to be registered with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes.

Send a letter of interest and current resume describing work experience along with current licensing and registration to:

Oceana County Administrator
100 State Street, Suite M-4
Hart, MI  49420
(231) 873-4835

Deadline to Apply:  November 17, 2016

Job Opening – Campground Host

Oceana County is accepting applications for Campground Host at the Black Lake Campground beginning with the May 1, 2017 – October 1, 2017 camping season.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

General Description of Duties and Responsibilities

Black Lake County Park is located on 100 acres in Colfax Township.  There are a total of 15 campsites (11 with electric, 3 rustic). The park provides great swimming and fishing, as well as a playground for children. Every campsite is equipped with a picnic table and fire ring for memorable family campfires and S’mores.

Camping rates are $10.00 per night for rustic sites and $15.00 per night for sites with electricity. Special rates are available for weekly, monthly, or seasonal stays.


Highly preferred that the campground host live onsite but other arrangements may be negotiable.

Period of Employment:    May 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017

Duties include:    

  • Register guests and campers.
  • Collect required fees and submit to the County Treasurer.
  • Perform necessary janitorial duties (i.e., restrooms).
  • Perform grounds keeping duties (i.e., lawn care, tree trimming, brush removal, fire rings).
  • Attend monthly Parks and Recreation Commission Meetings.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by the County Administrator and/or Parks and Recreation Commission.

Application Process:     
Send letter of interest noting any past experience as well as a minimum of two personal references to:

County Administrator
Oceana County Building
100 State Street, Suite M-4
Hart, Michigan 49420
Telephone (231) 873-4835
Fax (231) 873-5914

Deadline for Applying:  
Letters of interest and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Free Seasonal Campsite within the Campgrounds.
$135 for each instance of lawn mowing.
Mileage reimbursement to attend monthly meetings.
Other forms of compensation may be considered, depending on qualifications.


Job Summary

Under the direction of the Equalization Director, responsible for primary deed verification and entry into the equalization database.  Responsible for identifying valid sales for use in the county’s annual studies.  Interaction and coordination with the local assessors to exchange data on a routine schedule, as well as working with the public.

Send application, cover letter, and resume by September 30th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to:
Oceana County Administrator’s Office
100 S. State St., Suite M-4
Hart, MI 49420

Application available for download on the Oceana County website: