Q: How do I learn about an opening with Grand Traverse County?
A: The easiest way is by using this website or call our 24-hour job hotline at (231) 922-4795. You can also view postings during normal business hours on a bulletin board outside of the Human Resources Department, 400 Boardman Avenue (corner of Eighth Street), Traverse City, MI 49684 (Third Floor).
Q: When are new positions posted?
A: New positions may be posted any day of the week. Positions are posted for a minimum of five working days. We recommend you review the open postings once every week.
Q: How do I submit an Application?
A: You must submit an Application online. You may only submit a Resume, cover letter or other attachments by pasting them into the online application.
Q: How do I apply for a current job opening?
A: You must apply online for each position you are interested in. Application may be made at your convenience via the internet during the posting period.
Q: When can I apply for a posting?
A: You may submit an Application for employment only when an opening has been posted. If you are applying for a specific posting, you must apply during the posting period.
Q: May I apply for more than one posting at a time?
A: Yes, once your Master Profile has been created, you may apply for as many postings as you wish online. You must submit an application for every position for which you would like to be considered.
Q: Will you notify me when the job has been filled?A: No, only candidates who are interviewed will receive notice from the Human Resources Department when a position has been filled. You may check the status of all closed and recently filled positions on this website.
Q: When can I take the County written clerical test?
A: Testing will be scheduled when a posted opening requires a passing score on the written test clerical. Additional skill-based testing may also be administered. Selected candidates will be contacted for all testing.
Q: What type of testing is required for consideration of a Correctional Officer or Road Patrol Deputy position?
A: Tests that are required include a Written test and a Physical Agility test. The written test is comprised of three components, which include a timed Vocabulary test, a timed Reading Comprehension test, and a Spelling Test. The Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension tests are multiple choice. For the Spelling test, a proctor will pronounce 25 words, each of them two times, and the test-takers will provide a written spelling of the word. The Physical Agility consists of Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, and a 2-Mile Run. The physical requirements are based on Gender and Age.
Q: Where can I apply for a Grand Traverse County Road Commission job?
A: The Road Commission is a separate entity from Grand Traverse County. Please click on the following link for further information. http://www.gtcrc.org/Home.htm