Orion Township Accepting Applications to Fill Vacant Treasurer Position
(Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2022)
Orion Township, MI – With the election of Donni Steele to State Representative, there is an opening on the Orion Township Board for a Treasurer to fill the remainder of her term.
On Monday the board voted on the process and to appoint members to a subcommittee to review applications. Interviews will be held by the subcommittee on Dec. 5, and a recommendation will be brought to the board that night. The subcommittee includes Supervisor Chris Barnett, Clerk Penny Schultz, Trustee Mike Flood, and Human Resources Manager Deanna Calloway.
The listing on the Orion Township website describes the position:
The Charter Township of Orion is seeking qualified applicants to assume the unexpired term for
the full–time elected Township Treasurer position due to the resignation of Treasurer Donni
Steele. All applicants must be registered voters in the Charter Township of Orion, 18 years of
age, a U.S. Citizen and live in the Township for at least 30–days prior to appointment. The
appointment will be effective upon the date of Board appointment and will expire at 12:00
noon on Wednesday, November 20, 2024.
The Township Treasurer has numerous statutory and added responsibilities essential to the
operation of the township that include but are not limited to:
• Issuance of Tax Statements
• Collection of monies owed to the Township
• Investment of Surplus Funds
• Management of Asset Disposal
• Billing and Collection of Special Assessments
• Selling point for Oakland County Dog Licenses and Oakland County Park Passes
• The Treasurer also serves on and is a member of the Township Board of Trustees
Qualified applicants should have managerial experience, considerable knowledge of
organizational and time management methods, familiarity of personnel management
principles and practices for union and non–union employees, the ability to instruct and train
in methods and procedures, the ability to manage multiple projects needed to meet critical
deadlines and adapt quickly to stressful situations. Qualified applicants must also be
Qualified applicants should also be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel
and PowerPoint with the ability to master new technologies and have experience with
Employment application can be found at www.oriontownship.org/jobs or at the Township
Supervisor’s office. Applications and resumes can be submitted in person, by mail or
emailed to email@example.com. Submissions must be addressed to Deanna Calloway,
Human Resources Manager at 2323 Joslyn R., Lake Orion, Michigan 48360 and received no
later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.
Steele remains in the Treasurer seat until the end of the year, and the hope is the next Treasurer will start work before then so there can be overlap for training, according to Supervisor Barnett. “Donni was an incredibly hard worker and devoted the last 10 years of her life to serving the residents of Orion. She will be missed,” he added.
More info: www.OrionTownship.org