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If you are interested in applying for a position with the County of Houghton, you may print and complete the applications below. The application is presented in PDF format. If you can not view the documents, you will need to install the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader ®.

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Employment Opportunities

March 29, 2019

Maintenance/Equipment Operator-Airport

The Houghton County Memorial Airport is accepting applications for a permanent full-time maintenance/equipment operator position for the Houghton County Memorial Airport. CDL license required, computer skills, fire fighting training preferred. Responsibilities include heavy equipment operation, maintenance of buildings and grounds, customer service, aircraft fueling, airport security, and crash fire rescue. A copy of the complete job description is available upon request. Applicants may apply Monday through Friday 10AM-4PM at the Houghton County Memorial Airport, Manager's Office, 23810 Airpark Blvd. Suite 113, Calumet, MI 49913. Deadline for submitting applications is April 25, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Houghton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

October 18, 2017

Full-Time Plumbing / Mechanical Inspector

Houghton County will be accepting applications for a full-time Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and be able to become registered with the State of Michigan, as required by Act 54 of 1986.

Qualifications include:

Mechanical Inspector Rule 43.
An applicant for registration as a provisional mechanical inspector shall have possessed a mechanical license for not less than 1 year in 3 or more categories 1, 2, 4, or 9 as defined in 1984 PA 192, MCL 338.971 to MCL 338.988 (the Forbes Mechanical Contractor's Act).

Plumbing Inspector Rule 46.
An applicant for registration as a provisional plumbing inspector shall have possessed a journey license for not less than 2 years or shall be licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of the State Plumbing Act, 2002 PA 733, MCL 338.3511 to 338.3569.

Applications are available from the Houghton County Controller's office or online by clicking on the link above. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Houghton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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