Jobs in Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Muskegon, a city in Muskegon County, is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. The city has a rich history with the area being inhabited by Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago. The city received its name from the Ottawa tribe word ‘Masquigon’ which means the ‘marshy swamp or river’. The city is surrounded by water and features numerous bodies of water, including Muskegon Lake, Muskegon River, and Mona Lake. The city has a climate which features four unique seasons with a hot summer, as well as a cold winter with snowfall.

Muskegon has a population of 38,300 people which has declined since 1990. The population is largely diverse with a significant African-American group. Additionally, the city is largely a family friendly environment with over 32% of all households having children under the age of 18 living in them. Additionally, the community has a high amount of single parent households with over 22% of all households having a female-headed household.

The youth of Muskegon are served by the Muskegon Public Schools school district which administers nine elementary and secondary schools in the city. Additionally, tertiary education opportunities are made available at the 15 colleges that are within 50 miles of Muskegon. The colleges closest to the city are Baker College of Muskegon, Muskegon Community College, and Grand Valley State University.

Vibrant Cultural Scene

Muskegon offers a vibrant cultural scene which features festivals, museums, and live performances. Popular festivals hosted by the city include: Rockstock, Muskegon Bike Time, The Muskegon Film Festival, the Unity Christian Music Festival, the Michigan Irish Music Festival, The Muskegon Polish Festival, and The Art Fair – which is one of the largest art festivals in Michigan. Additional cultural events are held at the Frauenthal, which hosts numerous Broadway shows through the summer. The Muskegon Community Concert Association also hosts concerts throughout the summer, as do the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra.

Muskegon is home to numerous museums and art galleries. The USS Silversides Submarine Museum showcases the history of the military and provides education programs about military technology, particularly underwater robotics. Additionally, the Lakeshore Museum Center features numerous exhibits which showcases the rich cultural history of the area. Furthermore, the Muskegon Museum of Art features a small collection of privately-owned contemporary and traditional art pieces. The museum also hosts various educational programs, classes, workshops, and festivals.

Job Opportunities in Musekgon

The Muskegon economy has contended with the skills gap that exists in the population of the city. The median household income of Muskegon is significantly lower than the county, state, and national averages. Additionally, the unemployment rate (8.3%) is significantly higher than the national average (5.2%).

However, there has been significant recent job growth (2.56%) which has added value to the economy. Historically, Muskegon’s leading industry has been manufacturing, specifically lumber. This is still true today, except the main manufacturing industries are now plastic, metals, alternative energy, automotive, aerospace, and defense. Top employers in Muskegon are: Mercy Health, Alcoa Howmet, County of Muskegon, ADAC Automotive, Meijer Inc., Chassix (Diversified Machine, Inc.), Hines Corporation Companies, Port City Group Companies.

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I'm looking for a great sitter for 2 dogs. Drop in on our two dogs, 2-3 times a day starting evening of the first day to morning of the last. Feed once a day and let them run in the fenced in yard for 30 min to 1 hr.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
POSITION SUMMARY: AutoZone's Full-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will be ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
As a Cart Attendant, you are responsible for keeping shopping carts and baskets full and available for the guest throughout the store. Ensure first impressions, including the parking lot and restrooms, are clean and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th February
Help needed for my husband in his 70s - seeking full-time hands-on care. The ideal match will meet the requirements below. One of your responsibilities will be helping with bathing. Looking for a caring and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
We need a nanny for our 1 child in Muskegon. And we're looking now! We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. Seeking someone to handle meal preparation. It is important to us that you have your own car. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
We are looking for a great babysitter for 4 children in Muskegon. We would prefer someone who could help out with meal preparation and homework help. We would prefer a babysitter who has their own car, who is willing to ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Part-timePosition Summary AutoZone's Part-Time Retail Sales Associates drive sales through superior customer service by exceeding customer expectations and providing a WOW! Customer Service experience. While assisting ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
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$70,000 - $80,000 a yearJob Qualifications: Desire to work with a leading company that will offer you excellent supportVibrant personality and professional presenceCustomer support experienceDrive to help ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Maintenance Department Supervisor - 2nd Shift Are you looking for employment with a fast-paced, safety–oriented foundry with a long-term presence in Muskegon County? CWC Textron, a division of Kautex Textron, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Seeking a nanny near Muskegon for 1 child. Hoping you can start immediately! Meal Preparation: For baby. Comfortable With Pets: We have a small dog. My cousin will come to watch the baby at 1:00.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Financial Services ProfessionalThe Financial Services Professional position is a client-based role where you are in business for yourself, but not by yourself. As a Financial Professional with New York life you will ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th February
We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
The Best Buy Core Home Theater Sales Consultant engages customers using selling skills, to complete the sale, drive profitable growth and achieve their individual goals while showing and inspiring customers to see ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
We need a babysitter to take care of my children in Muskegon. Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. Seeking someone to handle meal preparation. A car is not ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Part-timePOSITION SUMMARY: AutoZone's Part-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
I'm looking for a great nanny for 1 child. Some light tidying up would be part of our caregiver's responsibilities. Please be comfortable with pets. Some help preparing meals would be ideal. A car is not provided - ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
barista - Store# 08957, MUSKEGON Brand Starbucks Coffee Company Location Muskegon, Sternberg & Harvey (Store# 08957) 5506 S. Harvey St Muskegon 49444 Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February