Employment with Gratiot County


Welcome to the employment information page for Gratiot County. Please select from one of the topics listed to go to related information for the topic.

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, 100% County paid

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

Vacation Leave Time: 1 day per month
Maximum Accumulation: 30 days

Paid Holidays: 12.5 days per year

Sick Leave Time: 1 day per month
Maximum Accumulation: 30 days

Personal Leave Time: 2 day per year
Maximum Accumulation: None

Retirement: Defined Contribution Plan, up to 10% County contribution
Vesting: 5 years

Deferred Compensation: Optional Participation; you may defer 25% of salary, up to $8,500 per year maximum, No County contribution. 

Employment Application:
Click here to download an employment application in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
Please note there is a background form attached to the application. You must also fill out the background information sheet along with the application. When the application form opens, look for the paperclip at the top left of the document, this is the attachment. 

If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer you can click here to download it: Adobe.com