Village of Elsie

Village of Elsie, MI

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Village Treasurer Job Posting



The Village Treasurer shall be an “at will” employee selected by a majority

vote of the Village Council. The Pay shall be an annual salary of $3,996.00 ($333.00 paid monthly)

The treasurer works closely with the Village President, Village Clerk, Deputy Treasurer, and Village Manager in performing these tasks. The treasurer will share office space with the Village Clerk.

  • Duties as presented in the 1998 General Law Village Charter.
  • Treasurer; duties (MCL 64.9). Have the custody of all money, bonds other than official bonds filed with the clerk under chapter II, mortgages, notes, leases, and evidence of value belonging to the
  • village.
  • Receive all money belonging to, and receivable by the village.
  • Keep an account of all receipts and expenditures.
  • Collect and keep an account of all taxes, and money appropriated, raised, or
  • received for each fund of the village, and keep a separate account of each fund.
  • Perform duties prescribed by this act relating to assessing property and levying
  • taxes.
  • The treasurer shall prepare and present a treasurer’s report to the Village Council at the
  • Council meetings (every 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm)
  • Treasurer; disposition of money; private use prohibited (MCL 62.12)
  • The treasurer shall keep all village money in depository accounts authorized by law.
  • The treasurer shall not use, either directly or indirectly, the village money, warrants,

or evidence of debt for his or her own use or benefit, or that of any other person.

  • No set hours other than the last village tax collection day.


Additional duties of the Treasurer of the Village of Elsie:

  • Gather special assessment information to be placed on the taxes and

give to the council for approval (unpaid water/sewer bills, unpaid

sidewalk payment,

  • With the assistance of the Deputy Treasurer Receive all taxes payable to the village July 1 – Sept 14th.
  • Balance and deposit all taxes received.
  • Enter tax payments into the Village computer system.
  • Turn over village tax records to the county on or after September 15th.
  • Write all checks needed to pay bills (as needed).
  • Write all checks needed to process payroll (done biweekly).
  • Keep records of all checkbooks (deposits, payments, interest
  • income).
  • Keep records of all bonds, CDs, and other investments.
  • Operate computer terminal to input and retrieve data.
  • Operate office machines, such as computers, calculators,
  • adding machines, photocopier,s and fax machines.
  • Perform duties requested by the village president or council.


Required knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and other regulations

pertaining to records management.

  • -Thorough knowledge of village services, organizational structure, and

general operation.

  • -Skilled in accurately compiling and evaluating data and information,

and preparing clear and accurate reports.

  • -Skilled in maintaining complex record-keeping and document

retention systems via computer and written logs.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good

judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with the public,

elected officials, vendors, and other employees.

  • Attend BS&A software classes, and use BS&A software programs

Other requirements

  • Must be able to manage multiple items at the same time; prioritize

tasks; and meet recurring and periodic time constraints; must be able

to maintain confidentiality.

  • Must be bondable by a surety company.


Physical Demands

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
  • perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to

communicate with other employees and the public.

  • Some mobility within the office and the ability to operate various office equipment is


  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Preferred but not required education and experience

  • experience in business, accounting or accounting,
  • experience in municipal government


Work environment

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee sits or stands in an office or
  • computer room.
  • Times can work from a home office.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Selection guidelines

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work
  • that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
  • exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
  • to the position.
  • This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the
  • employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of
  • the employer and requirements of the job change. The Village of Elsie is an equal-opportunity employer


Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted by the Village Manager Shane Grinnell until the position is filled.

Applications are available online at and located in the Elsie Village Office Lobby. Applications & Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The Village of Elsie is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To apply Send Applications & Resumes to

The Village of Elsie

Attn: Shane Grinnell

PO Box 408

Elsie MI 48831

Or email