208 N. First Avenue
Alpena, Michigan 49707
Phone: (989) 354-1711
Fax: (989) 354-1709
Sees that all laws and ordinances are enforced.
Manages and supervises all public improvements, works, and undertakings of the City.
Manages and supervises all City utilities and is responsible for the preservation of property, tools, and appliances of the City.
Sees that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the city or its inhabitants in any public utility franchise or in any contract are faithfully kept and performed.
Together with the Clerk, prepares and administers the annual budget under policies formulated by the City Council. Keeps the Council fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the City.
Responsible to the City Council for the
efficient administration of all departments of the City government.
Personnel Director of all City employees.
| Department Personnel
Human Resource Administrator
Phone: (989) 354-1714
Frequently Asked Questions
How is the City Manager hired?
The City Manager is selected solely by the City Council and serves at the pleasure of the City Council.
Why is the City Manager also the Personnel Director?
The City Charter designates the City Manager as the Personnel Director for the City of Alpena.
How do I apply for a job with the City?
A City of Alpena application for employment is required for all positions. Contact the Human Resources Department at (989) 354-1714; email email@example.com or write to City Hall, 208 N. First Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707. An application will be provided to you.
How do I know when job vacancies exist?
The City of Alpena always advertises its vacancies in The Alpena News, other news publications from around the state, professional and trade journals, internet sites and by checking our employment opportunities page periodically.