Whitmer-Gilchrist Transition Application
The Governor-Elect Whitmer transition team seeks people ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work to build a Better Michigan. If you believe you would be a good fit for any of these roles, please indicate your interest and submit a résumé below through our application portal.
***Applying through this system is a first step. You may be asked to provide additional information by the Whitmer-Gilchrist Transition before January 1, 2019 or the Office of Governor after January 1, 2019.
Please share relevant education, employment, and other service relevant to the position you seek. You also will be asked to upload a résumé.
For consideration by the Whitmer-Gilchrist Transition Team, please indicate what positions you are interested in, upload your résumé, and provide any additional comments to help with your placement.
We are accepting résumés of individuals who will lead key state departments and the staff that will support these leaders. Unclassified positions may include: 1) Legislative liaisons who will assist the cabinet member in building relationships with the Michigan Legislature; 2) Communications staff who will develop and implement an efficient and comprehensive communications program to inform the public of the departments’ missions, policies and initiatives. Please indicate the position(s) you would like to be considered for:
Applicants for the Governor’s office must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills and must be detail oriented. The Governor’s staff is often the first point of contact with the public on behalf of the Governor and must be responsive to citizens who reach out to the Executive Office on everything from responding to invitations to the Governor, to requests for assistance from state government. Please indicate the position(s) you would like to be considered for:
The Governor appoints individuals to state boards and commissions that provide policy advice in specific areas like agriculture and transportation or perform licensing and regulatory functions. Please indicate if you are interested in consideration for an appointed board or commission.
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