Employment & Volunteer Opportunites


The Probate Court in Missaukee County is seeking qualified applicants for the combined position of Probate Register and Juvenile Register, a full time position.

Type of Employment:  “At Will” by the Probate Judge

Starting annual salary of $36,000 and potential increases at six months and one year thereafter, based on performance (employee also required to successfully complete a six month probationary period).

Hours of work:            
35 hours weekly from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, with one hour for lunch.  This is subject to change to 40 hours per week with one-half hour for lunch.

1. Must have a strong work ethic and be detail oriented.
2. Must be able to work effectively with the public, judges, court staff, attorneys, police agencies and DHHS.
3. Must be proficient with computers. In addition, a working knowledge of the JIS and CCF systems is desirable.
4. Must have good typing skills, be able to maintain files and statistical information, prepare court orders, schedule court matters, and calculate and collect fees.
5. Must have at least a high school diploma.  Associate’s degree preferred in administration, with at least three years of legal or governmental office experience.

Required Training:      
Must be, or be able to become a certified court recorder.

By the Probate Judge

Cover letter, resume and Missaukee County application shall be due by 5:00 PM, March 16, 2018.  Applications are available at the County Administrator’s office or at the link below.  Please mail application materials to 111 S. Canal St. Lake City, MI 49651, or e-mail to admin@missaukee.org

Missaukee County is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer.

Employment Application