NOTE: All applications must be submitted to Jackson County.

This position is a collaborative opportunity to provide leadership to the Jackson and Calhoun County Departments of Transportation. Under the direction of the Jackson County Administrator/Controller and Calhoun County Administrator, manages all activities of the Jackson and Calhoun County Departments of Transportation, including financial, road design, construction and maintenance of roads, and the equipment and real estate buildings maintained by the departments. Recommends policies and procedures to county administration and ensures implementation of approved policies and procedures. Represents both Departments of Transportation to other governmental entities and various public groups.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering, Transportation/Urban planning or related field or relevant combination of education and experience will be considered. Master’s degree preferred. Candidates must have at least eight (8) years of management/supervisory experience in road construction and maintenance, civil engineering or a related field, preferably in a unionized setting. Previous Public Works or Road Commission operational experience is preferred. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and an outstanding track record of service delivery. Must possess a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Salary Range: $86,007 – $100,437 dependent on qualifications and experience.

Candidates may apply on-line at, or through e-mail at, or mail application and resume to Jackson County, Human Resources Dept., 120 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49201, or fax to 517-788-4404.

Questions regarding this posting may be directed to Joni Johnson, Deputy Director of Human Resources with Jackson County at

Position Open Until Filled. EOE