Gratiot County Employment Opportunities


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.

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

All employees of Gratiot County are subject to mandatory electronic funds transfer (direct deposit) for payment of salary.

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.

Gratiot County is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

Gratiot County Employment Opportunities:

Full-Time Collections Manager

Gratiot County 65B District Court is seeking a full time Collections Manager. This individual will perform the full operational level of work in administering, establishing, maintaining and collecting on court orders or judgments. This individual will also be responsible for providing customer service to clients of the courts, attorneys, plaintiffs, defendants or others. Annual salary range begins at $27,106. For a complete position description click here.  Please submit resume, cover letter and county application to by 4:30 p.m.  February 22, 2019. EOE.

Park Managers Wanted

Summer Employment

Park Manager- $11.25/hour supervises, manages and schedules subordinates and participates directly in the care and maintenance of buildings, grounds, motorized and non-motorized equipment and recreational facilities.  Assists with park improvement projects as personal skills and knowledge allow. 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 11 through September 10, 2019

Apply to: Gratiot County Parks and Recreation, 214 East Center, Ithaca, MI 48847. For a complete position description click here. Employment applications may be obtained by clicking here, or at the Parks and Recreation Office. Questions, please call Parks and Recreation Director, Pete Little at 989-875-5278.

Gratiot County Parks and Recreation is seeking applicants for PARK RANGERS at Gratiot County Parks.

Employment period: May 16 through September 2, 2019 (15 weeks – up to 35 hours per week), including evenings and weekends.
Responsibilities: Provide for the safety, comfort and convenience of park visitors. Perform routine and unscheduled building, grounds, equipment and recreational facility maintenance. Answer general visitor questions. Assist with park improvement projects as personal skills and knowledge allow.

Requirements: Valid vehicle driver’s license and acceptable personal driving record.

For a complete position description click here.  Employment applications may be obtained by clicking here, or may be picked up at the Parks and Recreation Office, 3181 East Johnson Rd, North Star, Michigan.  989-875-5278 

Open until filled. Apply to Gratiot County Parks and Recreation, 214 East Center Street, Ithaca, MI 48847

Employment Application:

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