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The Village of Lakeview, approximately 1.87 square miles, (population 1,007) is a progressively growing community located in northeastern Montcalm County. The Village is nestled along the banks of Tamarack Lake, 224 acres. The Village is located 47 miles north of the Grand Rapids, 28 miles south of Big Rapids, and 36 miles west of Mount Pleasant. The Village is seeking a dynamic manager with the ability to wear multiple hats. The Village Council desires applicants that are well versed in all municipal operations with the ability to offer exemplary customer service to the Lakeview Community. Ideal candidates will have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated and visible within the community.

The Village Manager for Lakeview serves as the zoning administrator, streets administrator as well as downtown development authority director. The manager reports to the seven (7) member Village council. Ideal candidates will have a minimum three to five years municipal experience or equivalent experience in a related field. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field. Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must be able to pass a background check.

The Village of Lakeview has its own police department with a police chief, one full-time officer and a school resource officer full-time during the school year. The Public Works department maintains the Village water and wastewater systems, approximately twelve (12) miles of streets, 35,000 feet of sidewalk, three (3) parks, a municipal cemetery and airport. This department is staffed by a foreman and two employees. The water and wastewater systems are currently operated by a third-party contractor.

Compensation is DOQ, with a full benefit package including health, vision and dental insurance. Employer contributions to a 457 Plan.

Interested applicants may apply by:
Submitting a cover letter, resume, salary history and five professional references to: Email: clerk@villageoflakeview.org or Mail: Village of Lakeview Clerk PO Box 30 Lakeview, MI 48850

Part-time DPW Laborer Posting

The Village of Lakeview is seeking a seasonal part-time public works employee. Applications and resumes will be received until the position is filled.

Village of Lakeview Employment Application

Employment Applications can be delivered to the Village offices located at 315 S. Lincoln Avenue or emailed to Manager@villageoflakeview.org

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Village of Lakeview

315 Lincoln Avenue
Lakeview, Michigan 48850
Phone (989) 352-6322
Fax (989) 352-6378
Emergency: Phone 911