EMPLOYERS

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West Michigan Works!

West Michigan Works! is part of the statewide Michigan Works! system, serving the employers and job seekers of Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon and Ottawa counties.

In partnership with employers, educators, economic developers and community organizations, we work to create a qualified workforce that meets our region’s current and future talent needs and fuels our shared economic future.

The people we encounter throughout our day have the ability to improve our lives one interaction at a time. Their jobs are essential to West Michigan. Each day these individuals, whether on the front line or behind the scenes, complete tasks that allow our community to thrive.

The Essential Service Awards honor hardworking service workers in our community.

MEET THE 2018 WINNERS

Join our Team!

West Michigan Works! is looking for individuals to join our team. We offer generous benefits including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Pension Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation & Sick Time

GoingPRO Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Earn a wage while learning the skills for a great job or career!  The GoingPRO Apprenticeship Readiness program offers:
a paid work experience with a manufacturing company
Course credits and certificates – at no cost to you!
a path to a registered apprenticeship and a career

West Michigan's Hot Jobs! List

100

NUMBER OF HIGH-DEMAND JOBS

5

FASTEST-GROWING INDUSTRIES

$13 - $89

AVG STARTING SALARY RANGE

West Michigan Post

A leading news source for West Michigan’s work force.

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