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We’re always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join us. Employment with Benzie County represents more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to make a difference. We recognize that your hard work and dedication to the communities we serve are the driving force behind our success, and we continually look for additional ways to build a positive work environment. Join us on our journey to continue to make Benzie County a great place to Live, Work and Play. 



Central Dispatch Director
Full-Time Position

Benzie County Central Dispatch is accepting applications for a full time 9-1-1 Central Dispatch Director. Benzie County Dispatch provides for a comprehensive emergency communications network which is responsive to the needs of its citizens and their demands for service.  Our mission is to manage emergency and non-emergency public safety calls for service, and dispatch and monitor the law enforcement agencies, fire departments and emergency medical service providers we serve, for the protection of property and the safety of the citizens, visitors and the public safety personnel of Benzie County.

The Director provides strategic direction for the department, under the general supervision of the County Administrator and consistent with the County’s overall mission and policies. Benzie County Central Dispatch is the public safety answering point (PSAP) for emergency and non-emergency telephone requests for public safety services as well as dispatching the appropriate jurisdictional law enforcement agency, fire department and emergency medical service (EMS).  The Dispatch Center is a 24/7 operation and supports multiple agencies, township, village and city contacts after normal business hours.

Interested applicants can send their cover letter including salary requirements, resume and completed applications to Human Resources. Applications will be accepted until noon September 30, 2022.   

Job Description

Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator - Clerical Assistant
Full-Time Position
PAY RANGE  :         
  $32,662.50 to $42,471.00

19th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for a Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator/Clerical Assistant. This position under the supervision of the Circuit Court Judge and Circuit Court Administrator, is responsible for coordinating all alternative dispute resolution programs within the 19" Judicial Circuit, District and Probate Courts in Manistee and Benzie Counties, including civil dispute mediation, domestic relations mediation, and all other alternative dispute resolution activities allowed under the Michigan Court Rules and authorized by the Chief Judge.  Also provides clerical support to the Chief Judge and the Circuit Court Administrator, including filing, typing, reception of court visitors and the public, scheduling and assisting attorneys, law enforcement and the public. Position open until filled.

Submit cover letter and resume to: 
Patricia Heins, Court Administrator 
19th Circuit Court 
415 Third St. 
Manistee, MI  49660
Or via email C1951pah@manisteecountymi.gov

For complete job description go to: manisteecountymi.gov    

Emergency Communications Specialist
Full-Time Position

Benzie County Central Dispatch is accepting applications for a full time 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Specialist.  Experience is preferred but not necessary. This is a union supported position with the successful applicant expected to work various shifts, holidays and weekends.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. Citizen, have a high school diploma or GED, and possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Applicants are required to pass a written test, type a minimum of 35 words a minute, pass an interview screening, a criminal history background check, a drug test and a hearing screening.

Starting pay is $16.99 an hour and includes County health, vision, dental plan, and Michigan Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) Defined Contribution Plan.

Only notarized Benzie County Central Dispatch Applications with an attached resume and cover letter will be considered to continue with the hiring process. The Benzie County Sheriff's Office provides a notary service to the public free of charge.

Applications will be accepted until vacancies are filled.   Applications and questions can be submitted to Director Rebecca Hubers.

Job Description


Committee Appointments
The County is seeking individuals interested in serving on the following committees.  Those interested should submit a letter of interest and a completed Board / Committee application to: Tammy Bowers, County Clerk, 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI, 49617.

  • Benzie Transportation Authority - 1 position
  • Betsie River Natural River Zoning Board of Appeals - 2 positions
  • Betsie Valley Trail Management Council - 1 position
  • Building Authority - 3 positions
  • Construction Board of Appeals - 2 positions
  • EDC/BRA - 1 position
These are positions that will be expiring at the end of the year or have already expired.  

Benzie County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. 

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