ADRIAN — Lenawee County authorities is down one govt stage place and it will likely be down two others by the tip of March. The county can be searching for to fill a prepare dinner’s place on the Maurice Spear Campus.
The chief stage place that has been open for the reason that finish of December, is the finance director.
“Now we have a gap,” Lenawee County Administrator Martin Marshall stated. “Scott Holtz resigned as finance director within the latter a part of December, and we now have posted for that and are accepting functions for that place. He didn’t give us a selected purpose for his departure; he simply resigned.”
The opposite two govt stage positions are in equalization and on the well being division. These positions are scheduled retirements.
“The equalization director is Shelly Delong and Shelly is retiring on the finish of March. She’s labored for the county for over 30 years and so she’s retiring,” Marshall stated. “Martha Corridor is the well being officer, and she or he is retiring additionally on the finish of March, and once more, that’s a traditional scheduled retirement.”
Though she has been the goal of many critics inside the group who take difficulty along with her dealing with of the COVID-19 pandemic, Corridor stated the turmoil surrounding the county’s addressing of the pandemic didn’t result in her departure.
“Whereas there have been difficult instances within the final two years, it has not pushed up my retirement date,” Corridor, 58, stated. “I’m grateful for the various alternatives I’ve had in my almost 27 years of county employment.”
Corridor served the county as sanitarian from 1995-2004, environmental well being supervisor from 2004-08, environmental well being director from 2008-15 and took on her present position as well being officer in 2015.
March 31 might be Corridor’s final day. She stated that she had deliberate the retirement to spend extra time along with her household.
“It had been my plan to retire on this timeframe. My determination to retire comes from my want to spend extra time with my household and extra time participating in leisure actions,” Corridor stated.
The county has posted every of the positions on its web site at www.lenawee.mi.us, and has been receiving functions.
“We want to rent as quickly as attainable for all of them as a result of we want to have for the equalization director and the well being officer, some overlap in order that we now have some information switch,” Marshall stated. “It simply is a query of how rapidly functions are going to come back in, after which there’s additionally the consideration of how a lot discover individuals want to provide their present employer earlier than they’ll come on board. Among the extra upper-level positions require a bit extra discover to an present employer earlier than they’ll stroll away.”
The nation is in a labor scarcity and workers are laborious to come back by, however Marshall is optimistic about discovering certified hires.
“We do have some openings in some essential positions and it’s all the time a problem, however in all probability extra so now than typical, to fill a few of these positions,” Marshall stated. “However from what I’ve seen, we now have had functions for a lot of the positions we now have posted. We’re optimistic that we can discover people to fill these roles.”
This text initially appeared on The Every day Telegram: Lenawee County authorities searching for three executives positions