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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, 49503
Mt. Brighton - Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 26 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres. Having converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders, and now with the opportunity t...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describes our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands fo...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Position: Chief Outcomes Officer Reports to: President &CEO Job Summary: The Chief Outcomes Officerof will direct the implementation of strategic project and policy initiatives of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI). The successful candidate will have a strong background in issues related to the field of city building, including but not limited to legislative policy analysis and development, po...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49501
BG Medical Medical Device Sales Representative Job description Now is Your Chance to start a Medical Sales Career! We are rapidly expanding our Medical Surgical Division from 35 to 100 Reps across America! Our exclusive Implants are sold to Hospitals and Outpatient Surgery Centers across America in the specialized field of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Because we make multiple contacts in a vertic...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49504
JOB POSTING: ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE Small CPA Firm in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a tax and accounting associate with experience in preparing individual and business tax returns. Some bookkeeping experience in QuickBooks is beneficial. Associate should have knowledge of tax preparation software. Flextime is available, with more hours during tax season. Position may expand to working in litigation...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49504
Job Summary: Performs A variety of accounting duties according to established policies & procedures. Account receivable duties include as follows: 1. Posting all cash receipts,utilizing the Peachtree Accounting Program. 2. Research payment discrepancies. 3. Investigate & resolve customer queries. 4. Maintain customer files. 5. Customer collections. 6. Perform other accounting duties as req...
Company Confidential Grand Rapids, MI, 49504
Responsibilities: Qualify & select suppliers,conduct negotiations & execute agreements Material cost & supply base reductions Supply chain optimization Supplier delivery & quality Leader of inventory reduction process Experience: BS degree in Business or Engineering 5-10 years purchasing & international experience Strong negotiation skills Excellent computer skills;MRP a must Organizati...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49505
Culver CPA Group is a growing small firm in Grand Rapids and Wyoming specializing in tax return preparation and planning for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts. Also provide accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and business consulting services. We have a strong niche in the real estate industry, and are looking at expanding concentrations in agriculture, restaurant, and health & fitness indus...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49506
The Home Care Group LLC is seeking an administrative assistant/accounting manager to assist its Chief Financial Officer in areas of accounting, payroll, accounts payable, human resources and regulatory compliance, as well as management reporting and other duties as assigned by and reporting directly to the CFO. As an organization, we're composed of eight home health care agencies located througho...
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a PLC Technician (1st/3rd shift) in West Michigan! RESPONSIBILITIES: - Provides technical support by monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing all complex electrical, electro-mechanical, automated systems, and robotics systems. Coordinates efforts and implements proper processes and procedures to resolve problems. Updates equipment, solves mechanica...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49506
Full Time This opportunity will focus on the development of Home Health business in the Southwest Grand Rapids market. A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live t...
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...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist We are looking for a talented individual to work in our Grand Rapids office as an Accounts Payable and Receivable. This position is full time, Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Duties include but not limited to: Entering invoices Research and resolve any issues with invoices Working with vendors Process and transfer daily deposits Research discrepanci...
Utility Plant Operator I / Operator Trainee The City of Wyoming is recruiting a Utility Plant Operator I / Operator Trainee to monitor and operate the Citys Clean Water Plant, its municipally owned and operated wastewater treatment plant. The ideal candidate will possess an Associates degree in a water technology or related field and demonstrate knowledge of modern wastewater treatment plant opera...
JOB SUMMARY Plasan Carbon Composites is the leading supplier of carbon fiber mass reduction solutions to automotive OEMs. We are an engineering-driven Tier 1 supplier of cost-competitive, carbon fiber parts designed for mass reduction in low and mid-volume platforms. Plasan is seeking qualified candidates for a Financial Planner/Cost Management position. The Financial Planner / Cost Management p...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
A phenomenal Accountant job has just become available in the Grand Raids, MI area! One our best clients is looking for an experienced and motivated individual for a temp to hire Accountant job. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience as an Accountant with a mid-sized or large company. Having a manufacturing background is a plus, but not required. This position is with a growi...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Accounting Principals is teaming up with several 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 contract to contract to hire. Accounts Payable job responsibilities: -Keying invoices -Matching, sorting and coding -Communicating with vendor...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
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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