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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Part-time$14.50 Position is responsible for product merchandising within large volume stores (Grocery, etc.). This includes stocking shelves, rotating shelved product, setting up displays, stocking and rotating products ...
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$14.50 Position is responsible for product merchandising within large volume stores (Grocery, etc.). This includes stocking shelves, rotating shelved product, setting up displays, stocking and rotating products in ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
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 ...
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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 ...
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Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. Nothing is more iconic about Target than our fashion. As an Apparel and Accessories team member, your eye for trend will help ...
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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 ...
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I have a 13-week-old mixed breed puppy. His name is Diesel. He's not fully potty trained, he's still a puppy so quiet hyper. I have 2 kids & he's good around them, he don't really know what to think of cats, he's ...
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Part-timeAs a Cashier you are accountable for the customer service and sales experience including: maintaining checkout standards; assisting with general operations such as Omnichannel, recovery and inventory; and ...
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Summary Full Time Retail Sales Merchandiser We are searching for a self-motivated Retail Sales Merchandiser. This position services and sells to retail accounts within an assigned territory, ensuring Client standards ...
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$30,000 - $60,000 a yearPart-timeAflac is looking for an Apprentice Account Manager to serve the lakeshore. Working with Aflac is more than just a job; it’s a career that provides you with a work-life balance and ...
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What does a Best Buy Customer Service Specialist do? The Best Buy Customer Service Specialist provides fast, accurate and friendly processing for all customer transactions at Checkout, Customer Service and Store Pickup ...
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You can't think of anywhere else you'd rather be. You enjoy coaching and teaching your team to continually improve how they deliver a great in-store Customer Experience, and you're now ready to start leading the team ...
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Part-timeAs the Omnichannel Associate you are accountable for contributing to profitable sales growth by executing Enterprise Fulfillment and jcp.com activities and strategies to include Customer Service & Sales, ...
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60,000 Position fills in for delivery drivers who are not available for their shifts (due to vacation, illness, etc.). Routes for the relief driver typically change day to day. Position delivers products to stores on ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
What does a Best Buy Customer Service Specialist do? The Best Buy Customer Service Specialist provides fast, accurate and friendly processing for all customer transactions at Checkout, Customer Service and Store Pickup ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
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 ...
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Part-timeMuskegon home needs a part-time house cleaner. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Bathroom Cleaning Vacuuming and/or mopping Kitchen Cleaning Dusting General Room Cleaning
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Job Title: Best Buy Apple Computing Master Job Category: Store Associates Location Number: 000480-Muskegon-Store Job Description: The Core Apple Computing Master is responsible for creating a world-class shopping ...
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The Best Buy Core Computing 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 18th April