Pontiac, MI - The “O” in Oakland County stands for opportunity as the county begins accepting applications for summer jobs. These positions give college students and teens indispensable experience as they prepare for their adult careers.
“Making new friends and some hard-earned cash is a great way to spend the summer in Oakland County,” said Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter. “This is an excellent chance to gain job skills and explore career paths for the future.”
County departments and divisions hiring summer employees and interns include Oakland County International Airport, Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, Health Division, Parks, Sheriff’s Office, Circuit Court, and Water Resources Commissioner (WRC).
Some of the available jobs, which have starting pay ranging from $12.42-$20.38 per hour, are epidemiologist intern, sanitarian intern, health education assistant, animal census worker, criminal justice/casework assistant, law clerk intern, summer business clerk, summer business assistant, and laborer.
Apply online at oakgov.com/jobs or at one of the application PC stations at the Oakland County Human Resources Department in the Executive Office Building at 2100 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. For more information, call 248-858-0530.
Summer employment will generally be limited to a maximum of 13 weeks. In some departments and positions, the nature of the work may require a longer term of employment.
Applicants under 18 who have not completed high school will be required to obtain working papers at the time of appointment. They will also be required to provide written parental consent for the employment physical and a parent/guardian must be present for the TB skin test.
Drug testing may be required of individuals assigned to the Sheriff’s Office and Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center.