Human Resources Department

200 Division St., Suite 178
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-0676

Here at Emmet County, we are a diverse group of team members who possess a friendly disposition, attention to detail and an unwavering dedication to providing outstanding services to our constituents. Understanding that our team members are our most valuable asset, Emmet County is committed to providing the best experience and working environment. Emmet County is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.


DENISE WHITE – Human Resources Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-0675

LINDA COLE – Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-1776

SHARON HASSELBACH – Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (231) 348-0676


Applications are only accepted when a position is available. Review the county’s current available job opportunities and fill out an online application to be considered for a position. A cover letter and resume should be attached in the appropriate part of the online application. To receive an application by mail, call Human Resources at (231) 348-0676.


Below are links to PDF copies of current employee union contracts:
• Command Officers of Emmet County and the FOPLC (Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025)
• Corrections Officers of Emmet County and the FOPLC (Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025)
• Road Patrol Deputies and the FOPLC (Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025)
• United Steel Workers, AFL-CIO-CLC, on behalf of Local #8384 (Jan. 1, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2024)

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
(231) 348-1700 | Contact Us