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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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July 21, 2021

Deputy Family Court Clerk/Court Reporter

Under the primary supervision of the Family Court Administrator, performing primarily clerical duties and general public assistance in a high volume, multi-court setting.

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June 22, 2021

Transfer Station Secondary Driver/Operator/Laborer

The Houghton County Transfer Station is accepting applications for:
Secondary Driver/Operator/Laborer

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

Full job description available at Transfer Station.
Applications are available at the Transfer Station.
17808 Erickson Drive, Atlantic Mine, MI or by clicking the link above.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled, please drop them off at the Transfer Station.

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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