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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

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

April 8, 2022

Deputy Probate Register

The Houghton County Probate Court is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Deputy Probate Register.

   Click Here for more information in PDF Format

October 26, 2021

Houghton County Equalization Department – Senior Accounts Processor

The Equalization Department seeks a motivated and professional individual for the position of Senior Accounts Processor (T-6). This is a full-time union position in the Equalization Department. Duties include assisting customers and local/state officials with record card requests, mapping of legal descriptions including platted lots/rectangular survey descriptions/metes and bounds descriptions, and maintenance of databases and data entry using BS&A software. Also assists in printing tax bills, tax rolls, and change notices for local townships. Other tasks to be assigned at the discretion of the Equalization Director. Must have or be willing to obtain a Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) certificate within a reasonable amount of time after hire.

Questions call 906-482-0250 OR Submit Cover letter/application/resume by November 19, 2021 to:

Cheryl M Patrick, Equalization Director
401 E Houghton Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931

Houghton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

October 19, 2021


Transfer Station Driver and Operator

The Houghton County Transfer Station is accepting applications for:
Driver and Operator

Full-time position with Benefits included

Requirements include but not limited to:

-CDL Class A

-Diesel engines and tractor-trailer maintenance

-Equipment operator

-Laborer (refuse handler)

-Saturday hours

Applications are available here on the County website. To learn more contact Administrator Elizabeth Bjorn at 482-8307 or at

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Houghton County is an equal opportunity employer.



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