Personnel and Employee Relations

Tiffany Jerry, Director

Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Suite 301
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Voice: (989) 895-4098
Fax: (989) 895-2076
[email protected]


The Personnel and Employee Relations activity is a department of the County Executive.  Functions of the department include the coordination of hiring of employees, labor negotiations, contract administration, the maintenance of personnel files, and the coordination of employee training. The director serves as the communications link between employees and the County Executive, and is responsible for staying in compliance with approximately 15 employment-related laws and their accompanying regulations.

Among the goals of the department are:

  • Providing fair and equal employment opportunities to current and future employees
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with Bay County departments.
  • Being efficient and responsive relative to the employment-related needs of personnel within the departments
  • Providing an atmosphere that is conductive to the empowerment and professional developments of employees.

Employment Opportunities

Currently open job postings are available to view and print from the Self Service page.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Policy Statement:

It is the policy of Bay County and its departments to pursue equal employment opportunity regardless of height, weight, political or religious affiliations, race, color, sex, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or other classification set forth by law in our relationship with applicants for employment, employees of the department and the public. 

The Bay County Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available here.  The Bay County EEO Utilization Report is available here.

Employment Contracts and Policy

Contracts for Bay County labor units listed below are available to view or print in PDF format.  Also available: the Personnel Policy Board Approved 2022

Personnel and Employee Relations Staff

Tiffany Jerry Rebecca Marsters Becky Smutek
Director Payroll/Benefits Supervisor Payroll Clerk

Tracy Cederquist Jennifer Davenport
Secretary   Retirement Administrator

Janel Gradowski Rebecca Grzegorczyk
Typist Clerk III Benefits Administrator