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 Building Inspector

Gratiot County is seeking a full time Building Inspector to perform plan reviews and building inspections. Compensation begins at $17.05 per hour plus benefits. This position will be responsible for the entire County of Gratiot, the City of Alma and the City of Ithaca. For a complete position description click here.


To apply, please submit the county application form, along with a cover letter (maximum of two pages) addressed to the County Administrator describing:


    1.    How you meet the requirements for this position listed in paragraph three of the position description.


    2.    Why you are interested in bringing your training and experience to serve the citizens of Gratiot County.

Include three professional references able to comment on the training and experience you describe in your cover letter. Return all materials to by 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2018. Gratiot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Employment Application:
Click here to download an employment application in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer you can click here to download it: