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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, 49503
STEELCASE (Wood plant) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for a full-time CNC Programmer, for a 1st shift position they have available. The hours are roughly 8am til 4pm, but can be negotiated. The pay is between $20 and $25 per hour, depending on experience. If you have at least a year of CNC Programming experience, are interested in this position, or have an questions, please send resumes to...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field - AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
US Signals fully deployed, 14,000-mile network is guaranteed to deliver resiliency, flexibility and scalability. Its the most robust network of its kind in the Midwest, and serves as the backbone for a full suite of colocation, security and computing services. This includes both HIPAA Compliant Cloud-based and Network-based solutions, and is relied upon by everyone from entrepreneurial individuals...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other - field AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO in partnership with Steelcase Inc., a global leader in furnishing the work experience in office environments, is seeking a Zone Leader in Grand Rapids, MI. This is a full time direct hire opportunity. 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 ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Customer Service Representative Full-time position Grand Rapids Chair is a successful family-owned business that started in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1997. The company was founded by Dave Miller a former executive with fine furniture-maker John Widdicomb, Inc. We are a leading provider of chairs and tables for commercial environments: restaurants, hotels, hospitals, medical offices, corporations...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Optical Manager Are you a dynamic salesperson? Do you love eyewear? Does the optical field pique your curiosity? Then we have a job for you! We are currently hiring for Optical Sales Managers in our City, State location. Job Responsibilities: Provides customers with exceptional service Assists in the sales process and dispensing of eyewear Meets and/or exceeds monthly Company goals Coordinat...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Manpower is now hiring a 2nd Shift On-Site Coordinator for a high volume distribution company in Grand Rapids, MI. This position is expected to last through December 2014, potentially into January 2015. This position will require the ability to start quickly. The On-Site Supervisor will be responsible for 2nd shift Manpower Associates on assignment with this client. Position Requirements include:...
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
Mt. Brighton is seeking part-time Certified Ski Instructors for the winter season. Mt. Brighton now part of the Vail Resorts family boasts 10 million dollars in improvements at our newly renovated facilited which includes 26 trails, 5 chair lifts, 7 surface lifts and a state of the art Terrain Park. The Certified Instructor will provide quality ski instruction to groups and individuals in a safe ...
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
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
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
Open since 1961, Mt. Brighton features 26 trails on 130 acres, five lifts, night skiing and riding and an 18-hole golf course. Now, as part of the Vail Resorts family of iconic ski resorts, this is a very exciting time to be at Mt. Brighton! Mt. Brighton is looking for enthusiastic, positive and high energy individuals to join our team! We are a highly visible crew with a strong dedication to gue...
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...

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