and any other correlating documents (must be saved as PDFs and uploaded as attachments) can be filed via the following link - 

Application For Employment


The Leelanau County Sheriff's Office will post openings when they become available; please visit the Sheriff's Office Webpage.


The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners is seeking an experienced manager to be its next County Administrator.  As with the current retiring Administrator, the next Administrator will work closely with the Board to implement its priorities and policies.

Leelanau County operates on a $14.8 million general fund budget and has 124 employees. The County is in excellent financial standing and represents many years of good governance and administration. 

Leelanau County is one of the most scenic and livable places in the entire Midwest. Despite its recent growth and being one of Michigan’s top tourist destinations, it has retained its rural and small-town charm. The next County Administrator will undoubtedly have immense pride in where he/she lives and works. 

For more detailed information, please review the marketing packet and job description listed below -


Administrator Job Description

Leelanau County seeks qualified applicants for a full-time (35-hours per week) Finance Director. This is a non-union position with full County benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a pension plan, with an annual pay range of $67,572.63 to $74,821.17.

Please review the job description and posting listed below for additional information -

Finance Director Job Posting

Finance Director Job Description

Any questions can be addressed to Chet Janik, County Administrator, 231-256-9711 or cjanik@leelanau.gov

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled - Leelanau County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For all other Employment opportunities, please contact:

Leelanau County Administration
8527 E. Government Center Dr., Suite #101
Suttons Bay, Michigan  49682

or email to:  levans@leelanau.gov

This page last updated on 7/6/2022.