Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Description: Under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney and the Chief Assistant, reviews and authorizes warrant requests for felony and misdemeanor cases, juvenile petitions, and mental health petitions.  Primary responsibility is for criminal prosecution in District Court and juvenile delinquency proceedings in Family Court.  May assist with other matters as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
            Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law School
            Member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan
            A valid Michigan driver’s license
Starting Salary:  $61,452 - $76,305 plus benefits. 
Position opening:  Immediate. 
Position closing:  When filled.
Please mail or email your cover letter, resume’, professional references and a writing sample to:
Mecosta County Prosecutor’s Office
Attn.  Prosecutor Jonathan Peterson
400 Elm Street
Big Rapids, MI  49307


The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to fill a full-time Correctional Officer position.  The successful candidate should possess solid leadership/supervisory skills, be a creative problem solver with sound judgment/critical thinking abilities and be able to work effectively under stressful situations.

Must also possess strong communication/interpersonal skills and be able to manage inmates of various ethnic/socio-economic backgrounds while monitoring their behavior within a secure environment.

This job requires a minimum of:
-Completed and Passed the MSCTC Mental Fitness Test.
-Completed and Passed the MSCTC Physical Ability Test.
-High School diploma or equivalent.
-Possess a valid Michigan Drivers Licenses.
-No felony convictions.

For information on how to obtain and complete the required tests go to www.empco.net for the Mental Fitness Test and www.misctc.org for the Physical Ability Test

Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with proof of completed required tests to:

Mecosta County Sheriff's Office
Corrections Division
225 S. Stewart Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Work Crew Supervisor
Under the supervision of the Director of Community Corrections, direct, oversee, and supervise community service clients to and from work projects. Prepare and supply written reports or statements as may be required by the Director. Prepare daily work log in detail.
Employment Qualifications:  
• Ability to effectively communicate with and supervise individuals who have broken the law, both misdemeanants and felons.
• Ability to independently carry out responsibilities with a work crew in remote locations throughout the county.
• Familiarity with the proper use and care of maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, trimmers, etc.
• Certified in FIRST AID and CPR upon hire or within one month of hire.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent with additional course work in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, criminal justice, or related area preferred/ helpful, but not required.
Experience: Six months to one year of supervisory experience, with some criminal justice experience, preferred, but not required.
Work Schedule: Four days a week from 8:00am to 3:00pm
Starting Pay: $16.70
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:
Mecosta County Community Corrections
Supervisor Position
400 Elm St.
Big Rapids, MI 49307


Are you looking for a part time position where you can be a support to seniors? We are looking for a Respite Aide who may assist with daily living activities, or just keep seniors company. Position is up to 12 hours per week. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Looking for individuals with health care or direct care experience.

Please send application or resume, and Authorization for Release of Information to: cynthia.mallory@mccoasc.org.


Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application for Employment
Authorization for Release of Information