Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


MISSAUKEE COUNTY - PARKS MANAGER

Missaukee County is seeking qualified applicants for the full‐time position (40 hours per week) as the Park Manager. The Park Manager is responsible for the overall maintenance, operations, and scheduling of the county’s park system, which includes the Lake Missaukee Park and Campground, Crooked Lake Park, and Ben Jeff’s Park. The Park Manager supervises the Assistant Park Manager, Park Assistant, Parks Maintenance Workers, Park Hosts, Parks Secretary, and seasonal part-time staff. The Park Manager reports to the County Administrator as his/her direct supervisor and collaborates with the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners to plan, develop, preserve, administer, maintain, and operate a system of parks for all residents of Missaukee County. Starting pay is $24.67 per hour with a step increase to $27.15 after 3 years. Benefits include Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible spending accounts, AFLAC, LTD and additional Life insurance options.

Compensation and fringe benefits in accordance with AFSCME Supervisor’s collective bargaining agreement. In addition, appointment to this position on a permanent basis is contingent upon successful completion of the required probationary period. Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered. Please click here for full job description and more details. Please send cover letter, resume, and completed job application (available for download below) to Missaukee County, Administration‐Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St., PO Box 800, Lake City, MI., or email kberend@missaukee.org.

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY - CUSTODIAN

Missaukee County is seeking qualified applicants for the full‐time position (40 hours per week) of Custodian.  Duties include performing general cleaning tasks such as sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, cleaning windows, scouring bathrooms, picking up trash in all public and office areas.  Basic Maintenance duties and/or assists the Head Custodian/Maintenance Supervisor.  This position will require use of employee’s personal vehicle.  Starting pay is $14.26 per hour with a step increase to $18.3417 after 3 years. Benefits include Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible spending accounts, AFLAC, LTD and additional Life insurance options.  This is an AFSCME union position.

Position reports to the Head Custodian/Maintenance Supervisor.  Requires graduation from high school, one year custodian/maintenance experience in an office environment preferred.  Compensation and fringe benefits in accordance with AFSCME collective bargaining agreement. Drug screen and physical required prior to appointment. In addition, appointment to this position on a permanent basis is contingent upon successful completion of the required probationary period.  Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered. Please send cover letter, resume, and completed job application (available for download below) to Missaukee County, Administration‐Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St., PO Box 800, Lake City, MI, or email kberend@missaukee.org. Applications need to be received by Friday, noon, July 1, 2022.

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY EMS - EMT BASIC (FULL-TIME)

Missaukee County is seeking qualified applicants for the casual, part-time position (minimum 24 hours per month) of EMT - Basic.  Duties include responding to emergency and non-emergency calls in a calm, efficient, and prompt manner by administering basic and advanced life support services to patients at the scene and in-route to the hospital.

Benefits include Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible spending accounts, AFLAC, LTD and additional Life insurance options.

Position reports to the EMS Director.  Requires graduation from high school, Michigan EMT license and Michigan driver’s license. Vehicle extrication and minimum one year experience preferred.   Wage is $15.00/hr. Drug screen and physical required prior to appointment.  Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered. Please send cover letter, resume and completed Missaukee County job application (available for download below) to Missaukee County, Administration-Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St., PO Box 800, Lake City, MI  49651.  Or email, kberend@missaukee.org.  Positions open until filled.

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY EMS - PARAMEDIC (PART-TIME)

Missaukee County is seeking qualified applicants for the casual, part-time position (minimum 24 hours per month) of Paramedic.  Duties include responding to emergency and non-emergency calls in a calm, efficient, and prompt manner by administering basic and advanced life support services to patients at the scene and in-route to the hospital.

Position reports to the EMS Director.  Requires graduation from high school, Michigan EMT-Paramedic license and Michigan driver’s license. Vehicle extrication and minimum one year experience preferred.   Wage is $19.00/hr. Drug screen and physical required prior to appointment.  Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered. Please send cover letter, resume and completed Missaukee County job application (available for download below) to Missaukee County, Administration-Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St., PO Box 800, Lake City, MI  49651.  Or email kberend@gmail.com.  Positions open until filled.

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT - FULL TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Missaukee County is accepting applications for a full time Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass background check, physical and drug screen. Starting pay is $17.09 per hour with a step increase to $22.75 after three years. The position includes benefits. Application forms are available for download below and must be submitted to the Missaukee Co. Sheriff’s Office or emailed to j.harwood@missaukeesheriff.net.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   

If you have any questions please contact Lieutenant Harwood at 231 839-4338 x5 or by email at j.harwood@missaukeesheriff.net

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT - PART TIME JAIL COOK

The Missaukee County Sheriff's Office is looking to fill the position of part-time cook.

This position consists of 40 hours (5) days of work every 2 weeks. Applicants should be willing to work weekends and holidays.

Applicants will earn vacation and personal time based on length of employment, along with health insurance for the employee.

Anyone interested in this position should have a resume and application (available for download below) turned into Lt. Harwood by mail to P.O. Box 800 Lake City, MI 49651 or via e-mail to j.harwood@missaukeesheriff.net. Position open until filled.

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY FULL-TIME BUILDING INSPECTOR

The Missaukee County Administrator’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Building Inspector.  Duties include conducting on-site inspections of structures under construction and existing buildings to ensure conformity to all applicable building codes.  Consults with outside agencies as necessary to ensure proper interpretation/application of building codes. Issues Certificates of Occupancy when jobs are completed in compliance with all applicable building codes and ordinances.

Educational requirement: Associate’s Degree or equivalent with specific knowledge of building trades and Michigan building codes.  Possess three or more years’ experience in building trades involving residential and commercial construction.  Possess a working knowledge and understanding of state building codes and local ordinances.  Considerable knowledge in carpentry, concrete work and skill in applying all applicable building codes.  Act 54 certification as a Building Inspector is required.  Only qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements will be considered. Please send cover letter, resume and completed county job application (available for download below) to Missaukee County, Administration-Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St., PO Box 800, Lake City, MI.  Position open until filled. 

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MISSAUKEE COUNTY - PART-TIME RECYCLING CENTER LABORER

The Missaukee Center Recycling Center has an opening for part-time Recycling Laborer.  Starting hourly rate is $14/hour.  The usual work schedule is 19 hours per week, performed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Some flexibility for additional hours, as needed. The Recycling Center collects and processes commodities, such as cardboard, glass, metals and plastics. Work is performed under direct supervision of the Missaukee County Recycling Center Manager.  Responsibilities include: greeting and assisting customers at commodity processing line; Assist customers with sorting/processing of commodities. Operation if skid steer and balers to sort/process recycling commodities. Training provided. Employment Applications available for download below, or from the County Administration Office by request. Completed applications are required to be returned by mail or in person to: Missaukee County Admin - Human Resources, 111 S. Canal St. PO Box 800, Lake City, MI 49651 or by e-mail to kberend@missaukee.org. Position open until filled. 

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