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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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
Business Unit:   Xfinity Retail Store Summary: Our XFINITY Retail Stores represents a significant sales and service channel in the company serving over 30 million customers every year.  Join us as we ...
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Spencer Gifts - Spirit Halloween
This position is for any person who has previously worked for Spencers / Spirit Halloween in an Assistant Store Manager position. The Assistant Store Manager supports the Store Manager in the staffing, setup, ...
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Axios Professional Recruitment
Axios Professional Recruitment has partnered with a manufacturing company in the Muskegon area for a Marketing Manager. This role is responsible for tactical execution and delivery of the marketing strategy initiatives ...
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New GLDC LLC
New GLDC LLC., a leader in die cast manufacturing, has an excellent opportunity for Maintenance Technicians. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:Perform general preventive maintenance (PM) and ...
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Chemical Bank
Are you the type of person who enjoys interacting with people? Do you have experience handling teller transactions while providing excellent customer service? If so, check out the Teller opportunity. JOB SUMMARY The ...
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Bob Evans Restaurants
POSITION REPORT TO:General Manager POSITION LOCATION:Assigned Restaurant DATE REVISED: May 2018 Statement of Purpose:________________________________________________ Responsible for the daily preparation of food items ...
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American Eagle Outfitters
The Overnight Merchandising Associate is responsible for positively impacting the customer’s experience by assisting in the implementation of floorset merchandise presentations. The Overnight Merchandising ...
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Navy Recruiting District Michigan
THIS POSITION IS IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY EITHER ACTIVE DUTY OR RESERVES.FULL TIME POSITIONS ARE LOCATED WORLDWIDE AND REQUIRE RELOCATION. PART TIME NAVY OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN AND AROUND MICHIGAN, INDIANA AND ...
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Menards (5487 Harvey Street)
Cashiers are responsible for processing all Guest sales and return transactions. Cashiers must have good math and cash register skills to ensure that the neither the store nor the Guest is shortchanged. Cashiers also ...
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Richards Building Supply Co.
As we continue to grow and seek new ways to better serve our customers, we are constantly looking for individuals who will embrace our values and carry on the legacy of Richards. Currently we are searching for an ...
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Subway Shop# 17855
Sandwich Artist ®You are the face of a global brand.Your smile and warm, friendly greeting start every guest's experience.This winning attitude and the ability to make delicious sandwiches quickly and efficiently, ...
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Admiral Tobacco
We are looking for full and part-time Cashiers who enjoys working with the public and has a friendly, outgoing personality. As a team-oriented company, we seek an individual who can be flexible with work hours (seeking ...
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West Michigan International - Muskegon
Truck Dealership General Application Thank you for your interest in West Michigan International/K&R Truck Sales, we’re glad you’re here. If you’re looking for an opportunity to work with us, but do ...
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth ...
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Three Oaks Public School Academy
Three Oaks Public School Academy Muskegon, MI, USA Full Time Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Text JOBS to (616) 631-6186 to chat now! Three Oaks is a community school of excellence that provides an opportunity ...
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Trinity Health Senior Communities
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide assistance in all dining service functions as directed and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Disclaimer: The following statements are intended ...
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Ascena Retail
Brand Overview:The most recognized names in the plus-size market with a passion for women, Lane Bryant and Cacique believe in supporting and empowering all women. Famous for our fashion with solutions and ...
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