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Contact Information:
  • MAILING ADDRESS:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • OFFICE LOCATION:
  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

How To Apply

Thank you for considering employment with St. Joseph County. All candidates must submit a St. Joseph County Application for Employment to be considered for available employment opportunities. Resum├ęs and cover letters are encouraged, but will only be accepted with a completed employment application. All applications must be received by the deadline date of the position. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered for the current opening, but will be kept on file for one year. Individuals seeking employment with St. Joseph County are subject to an employment physical and drug test.

Application Methods

You may use the following methods to apply:

  • Download, print, and complete an employment application,
  • Or, request an employment application by mail by calling the St. Joseph County Human Resource Department at (269) 467-5676.

The Application for Employment is a fillable PDF file and requires the free Adobe© Acrobat Reader©.

Note: The initial and signature fields under the Agreement and Understanding and the Disclosure and Release section are not fillable. These fields must be filled out in your own hand. You may electronically submit the form via email without filling in these fields under the assumption that the fields be filled in at the time of interview or beginning of employment.

Submitting an Application

Applications for employment may be submitted in the following ways:

  • By Email - To email the application directly to the Human Resources department, please follow the instructions below.
  • By Mail - Allow time for mail delivery. See mailing address below.
  • By Fax - (269) 467-5628.
  • In Person - Applications may be hand delivered between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday. See location below.

Email Submission

  1. Download the fillable PDF of the St. Joseph County Application for Employment.
  2. The initial and signature fields under the Agreement and Understanding and the Disclosure and Release section are not fillable. These fields must be filled out in your own hand. You may electronically submit the form via email without filling in these fields under the assumption that the fields be filled in at the time of interview or beginning of employment.
  3. After filling in the application, save it under the format "lastname_firstname_application.pdf". (Example: doe_john_application.pdf)
  4. Send the Application as an email attachment to the Human Resources email address: hr@stjosephcountymi.org. Replace the subject of the email with the title of the position you are applying for.
  5. You may also attach a resumé to the email. Please use the naming convention lastname_firstname_resume for the resumé file name. Resumés may be sent as a MS Word Document (.doc) or PDF file (.pdf).
  6. To ensure that your emailed Application is properly handled, the text of the email message should contain, at the minimum, the title of the position you are applying for and list all attachments that should be found with the email.

Other Submission

Mailing Address:
St. Joseph County
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 189
Centreville, MI 49032

Location (In Person Delivery):
St. Joseph County
Human Resources Department
125 W. Main St.
Historic Courthouse, 3rd Floor
Centreville, MI

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.