Gratiot County Employment Opportunities



Gratiot County, Michigan and its municipal partners are receiving proposals from individuals or firms qualified to provide services as a Building Official, as described in the Stille-DeRossett-Hale State Construction Code Act, Public Act 230, MCL 125.501 et seq and a Zoning Administrator. Services shall be provided for Gratiot County and the cities of Ithaca and Alma. Services for the City of St. Louis may be added in the future.

Proposals may be submitted for the Building Official component only if proposer does not wish to be considered for the Zoning Administrator function.

To review the complete Request for Proposals, please click here.


Park Rangers Wanted

 Summer Employment

Park Ranger- $8.90/hour Provides for all safety, comfort and convenience of all park users.  Greets visitors, answers general park question.  Enforces park rules, assists park users with moving picnic tables and keeping pavilions and bathrooms clean, and performs light to medium maintenance duties. Operates power equipment- riding mowers, lawn mowers, trimmers, blowers, etc.   Position requires high school diploma or equivalent, valid Michigan Driver’s License, good mathematical skills and strong people skills. 



All applicants will be required to attend various training sessions before working.  

Gratiot County Parks operates two county parks within Gratiot County.  Reed County Park, 3181 E. Johnson Rd. North Star, MI and Hubscher County Park 8300 W. Washington Rd. Sumner, MI.  Both parks have sandy beaches with swimming areas, picnic pavilions, playgrounds and ball fields. 



Summer Work Season May 19 through September 4, 2017

 Apply to: Gratiot County Parks and Recreation, 214 East Center, Ithaca, MI 48847.  Applications and Job Descriptions are available at the Gratiot County website; or at the Parks and Recreation Office.  Questions, please call Parks and Recreation Director, Pete Little at 989-875-5278.

Under Michigan Law, applicants must request confidentiality.  Resumes of finalists will be subject to public disclosure.  EOE



 Introduction    How to Apply   Benefits     Application Form



 Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Gratiot County Government. With approximately 140 employees, Gratiot County Government is one of the larger employer in the County. Opportunities for employment exist in law enforcement, criminal justice, clerical, administrative and other areas under the umbrella of county government.


Gratiot County positions offer an excellent, comprehensive benefit package and retirement plan. Gratiot County Government is an equal opportunity employer; and it is our policy and commitment to not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, height, weight, marital status, religion, disability, or veteran status in our employment policies in accordance with pertinent state and federal regulations.

We wish you success in your employment seeking efforts. 



What You Need to Know About Applying...

Applications are only accepted for open positions.

Apply directly to address listed with each posting.

Applications are not kept on file. Each open position must be applied for separately with a new application or resume. 

If deadline is given, applications/resumes must be in the designated office by close of business on the day of the deadline.

All applications are reviewed by the hiring department. The hiring department will decide which candidates to interview and will contact the applicant directly if selected for an interview.




Health: Choice of PPO plan or Opt-out. Employee pays portion over hard cap.

Dental/Optical: Up to $500 annual reimbursement for expenses

Term Life: $20,000, 100% County paid

Disability: Long-term, 100% County paid, 60% benefit, 90 day waiting period

Personal Time Off: 2 days per month
Maximum Accumulation: 90 days
Maximum Payout: 60 days

Paid Holidays: 12.5 days per year

Retirement: Defined Contribution Plan, up to 5% County contribution
Vesting: 5 years

Deferred Compensation: Optional Participation. No County contribution.

Employment Application:
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