Career Opportunity Notice – Township Manager

10 Oct Career Opportunity Notice – Township Manager


Career Opportunity Notice

Township Manager


Marquette Charter Township seeks qualified candidates to succeed our current Township Manager retiring after 18 years of service. Our Township encompasses 56 square miles on the southern shore of Lake Superior in Michigan’s pristine north central Upper Peninsula.  The position is the chief appointed official that oversees and coordinates all aspects of our full-service operations (general government, public works, fire/rescue, law enforcement, planning/zoning) for our growing residential and commercial communities.  For consideration the minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or equivalent with Master’s Degree strongly preferred, 3 years direct administrative experience in a Michigan Charter Township or an equivalent combination of Michigan general law township/other public sector management experience and supplemental education, a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and the ability to maintain one throughout employment, and ability to become bonded.  Reference, background checks, and substance screening required.  Salary range of $78K to $106K DOQ.  For consideration, a formal Township application (downloadable form at under “Documents”) and detailed resume and copy of current supporting documents must be completed and received by 5:00pm Friday, November 8, 2019 to Township Clerk, Marquette Charter Township, 1000 Commerce Drive, Marquette, MI 49855.