Human Resources

Jodie McGarry
Human Resources
  • 1087 Newell St, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am-5pm

  • (231) 689-7234
    (231) 689-7205

Employment Opportunities

Newaygo County is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status or any other protected class under the law.

Additionally, Newaygo County complies with applicable state, federal and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the County has facilities.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Newaygo County. Newaygo County provides an excellent opportunity for long term success through a stable career path.

Employment and Benefits

There is a wide range of careers that allows you to learn about the importance of local government, thereby, enhancing your personal and professional growth while investing in your community. Newaygo County employees make a difference and are an integral part of a lasting impact on the community they serve.

On average Newaygo County employs around 260 employees. There are 6 different union groups and a group of non-union employees. All full-time employees are offered health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield with a health plan option that has no payroll deduction. Other benefits include paid time off, employer-paid life insurance, and generous retirement contributions, among other benefits. During a newly hired employee’s orientation, they will receive a comprehensive overview of their specific benefits.

Newaygo County is an outdoor paradise for those who enjoy nature and outdoor recreation.  From the over 230 lakes, hundreds of miles of trails, and rivers; Newaygo County has something for every outdoor enthusiast to enjoy.  A career in Newaygo County is not just a job but a ticket to unlimited outdoor experiences on your days off. Learn more about what living in Newaygo County has to offer at