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Grand Rapids, MI Employment Information

Grand Rapids, Michigan Overview

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a bustling metropolitan area with a population close to 200,000; this makes it the biggest city in the western part of the state. Beautiful scenery and diverse employment opportunities are hallmarks of this character-rich Midwest hub. It is the county seat of Kent County.

Those who move to the city from other parts of the country must adjust to Grand Rapids' frigid and snowy winters and very humid summers.

Grand Rapids Job Opportunities

Employment opportunities abound in Grand Rapids. One of its nicknames, "The Furniture City," gives a nod to its past and present. In the 1800s, a thriving lumber business made Grand Rapids a leader in manufacturing, and a handful of major furniture companies still operate there today, giving rise to many Manufacturing jobs in Grand Rapids.There are also quite a few opportunities for Healthcare jobs in Grand Rapids. The area has 11 hospitals, including the highly ranked Spectrum Health and Mercy Health St. Mary's facilities.

As with any metropolitan area, the employment choices in Grand Rapids don't end with one or two specific areas. Those whose expertise lies in information technology or aviation will likely find a place in the city that values their talents.

Grand Rapids Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Grand Rapids is close to seven percent, which is not far off from the national average. This is a good thing for the city, especially considering General Motors' struggles in recent years (GM does have some operations in Grand Rapids, though their activity there is not much when compared to what they do in Detroit).

The Grand Rapids area boasts a projected job growth rate far above what is expected in the rest of the country. In fact, last year, Forbes ranked Grand Rapids as one of the best places in the U.S. to find employment. Forbes took into account such things as the cost of living and the range of available jobs.

Grand Rapids Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in Grand Rapids is slightly below the U.S. average, making it a great place for job seekers who want an urban environment without a shocking urban price tag. Keep in mind, though, according to City-Data.com, the average household income in Grand Rapids is significantly lower than the state average.Grand Rapids is a growing city with room for talented individuals who work in a variety of industries.
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Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
RESPONSIBILITIES: A growing, privately held, healthcare provider in West Michigan is searching for a Chief Information Officer to hire to their staff in Grand Rapids, Michigan (MI). The CIO will have overall responsibility for setting the technical direction for the practice including the management of their EHR/EMR staff, management of their IT/ Infrastructure staff, and setting overall strategi...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
Gezon Motors is looking for a Service writer to join our team as a Service Writer. This individual will need to ensure that a customer's needs are being fulfilled. The perfect candidate will be competent in computers, ability to absorb product knowledge and bring efficiency to the relationship between a customer and Team Gezon. Service Writer Responsibilities: - Brings competence to a customer's...
Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National Guard Petroleum Supply Specialist you will ensure the proper handling, storage, and shipment of petroleum-based products, such as oil, fuel, and compressed gas. These are skills you will learn that could lead to a rewarding c...
Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National Guard Petroleum Supply Specialist you will ensure the proper handling, storage, and shipment of petroleum-based products, such as oil, fuel, and compressed gas. These are skills you will learn that could lead to a rewarding c...
Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by making sure all communications equipment is in top working order. And while you maintain signal support devices and terminals in the Army National Guard, you will be building skills that will help you in your civilian ca...
Energize your future by joining the Army National Guard as a Utilities Equipment Repairer. Utilities Equipment Repairers maintain and repair electrical equipment such as electric motors and electric tools. Some of your duties as a Utilities Equipment Repairer may include maintaining, testing, and repairing electric motors; inspecting and repairing electrical equipment; inspecting and repairing el...
The Army National Guard relies on electronic devices in areas ranging from weather forecasting to combat. As a Special Electronic Devices Repairer, you will ensure that night vision equipment; electronic distance and azimuth-orienting devices; battlefield illumination devices; nuclear, biological, and chemical warning and measuring devices, as well as other vital instruments and tools are meticulo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
Position Status: Full-Time, Hourly Reports Directly to: Controller Responsibilities: • AR – You will be creating and sending invoices to our customers. Tracking and recording all received payments. Communicating aging reports with our Controller. • AP – You will be entering invoices to be paid and, upon approval, processing accounts payable. • Data Entry – You will be assisting with data entr...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
We are currently looking for a candidate to fill a temporary Accounting Clerk job in the Grand Rapids, MI area! This position requires a candidate with strong working knowledge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, with at least one year of experience. Our client is an extremely stable company, with a very competitive compensation package to offer. Accounting Clerk Job Responsibilities: -...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Accounting Principals, an industry leader in accounting and finance staffing, is looking for Entry-Level Accountants to fill temporary roles. We are working closely with the best clients in the Grand Rapids area to fill numerous Entry-Level Accountant positions! Ideal candidates will have: -Recent Accounting or Finance Degree -0-3 years of experience -Strong Excel skills -Excellent communicat...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
We are currently in search of a Staff Accountant for temporary placement with a fantastic company located in Grand Rapids, MI! This individual will be supporting the project management staff in multiple areas including: providing general accounting support & financial analysis, accounts receivable, billing and consultant invoicing and a variety of other duties. Ideal candidates will have 1-3 years...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Accounts Receivable job in Grand Rapids, MI. Fantastic Accounts Receivable temp job in Grand Rapids, Michigan has just become available! This position is requiring a candidate with previous Accounts Receivable knowledge and at least one year of recent experience. Our client is extremely stable and offers room for growth. Accounts Receivable Job Responsibilities: - Calling on past due payments ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Accounting Principals is partnering up with multiple clients to offer a variety of Accounts Payable jobs in the Grand Rapids, MI area. These positions are requiring at least one year of previous experience in an accounts payable role. These roles range from temporary to temporary to hire. Accounts Payable Job responsibilities: -Keying invoices -Matching, sorting and coding -Communicating with ...
Company Confidential Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: · Process all sales data files submitted by customers · Audit data files for accuracy · Research and resolve discrepancies · Process invoices · Manage all paperwork related to customer file processing · Track customer files and work with customers to obtain any missing files · Submit files to outside direct mail partner for document mailing · Build customer relati...
Company Confidential Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
CONTROLLER A progressive, Grand Rapids based service company has an opening for a Controller in the Finance department. The Controller will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting function.The primary responsibilities are as follows: Manage and direct all general and financial reporting activities for the Company. Direct the month-end and year-end close process, including the annual a...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Nolan Transportation Group, Inc. (NTG) is a full service, third-party Logistics Company dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. We have been recognized as one of metropolitan Atlanta's fastest growing, privately-owned companies (Atlanta Business Chronicle,2010, 2013). NTG offers excellent career growth potential with an immediate opportunity to learn fr...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49548
Magic Steel is a multi-site steel service center located in Grand Rapids, MI. We are currently accepting resumes for a General Accountant. The role of this position is to assist the Controller in establishing and maintaining accounting systems for the collection and compilation of financial data for management decisions and obligatory financial reporting for all companies; ensures the accuracy of ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49548
Magic Steel is a service center which slits steel to size for a variety of customers such as metal office furniture, hardware manufacturers, and agricultural, metal racking systems, automotive and tubing. We currently have locations in Decatur, AL, Butler IN, and Grand Rapids, MI. We currently have an accounting internship opportunity available at our Grand Rapids, MI location. A job description f...
About Steelcase Inc. Steelcase is the global leader in furnishing the work experience in office environments. Our brands offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for the workplace, inspired by nearly 100 years of insight gained serving the world's leading organizations. We design for a wide variety of customer needs through our three core brands: Steelcase, Turnstone and Coalesse...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...

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