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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

September 20, 2022

Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney—Houghton County

Duties: The responsibilities of a Chief Assistant Prosecutor include: Under the direction of the
Prosecuting attorney, help direct the activities of the assistant prosecuting attorney and
support staff; assist the Prosecuting Attorney in the administrative functions of the office; the
analysis of warrant requests; conducting pretrial conferences, bench trials and jury trials; and
any other duties as assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney. Caseload will include matters in
probate and family court, and both misdemeanor and felony cases.

Requirements: Must be licensed by the State Bar of Michigan. Applicants that have sat for the
July 2022 Bar Exam are eligible to apply, but employment is conditioned upon passing the Bar
and Character and Fitness.

Financial Information: $61,436.00 - $75,805.00, depending on experience level, plus benefits

Application Process: Please submit writing sample, resume, and references to:

Rebecca Wakeham
Houghton County Prosecutor’s Office
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

Email submission preferred:

Deadline: Open until filled

May 3, 2022

Friend of the Court Caseworker/Legal Secretary

The Houghton County Friend of the Court office is accepting applications for: Caseworker/Legal Secretary

-Full-time/entry level T-06 union position

-Pursuant to DHHS requirements, a background check is required for this position

Qualifications include but not limited to:

-High School graduation or equivalent

-Advanced coursework in word processing, Excel, and legal secretarial areas

-Applicant must be able to type 60 wpm, and pass a clerical test

Full job description is available at the Friend of the Court Office Applications
are available at the Friend of the Court office 401 E. Houghton Ave, Houghton, MI
49931 or through the link at the top of this page.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Houghton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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