Michigan works! hosts Iron County job application campaign


IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) – If you’re looking for a job in Iron County, Ski Brule and the Iron County Health Care Facility are among those hiring. There are 16 vendors in total that are part of this week’s app campaign in Iron County. A Michigan Works goal! event is to let job seekers know who is hiring.

“They have great paying jobs in Iron County. We just want to make sure people know about them, ”said Carmen Frank, Michigan Works! Specialist in business services.

Frank says open positions range from entry level to management. Far from Iron County, Tech Sergeant Ryan Bartlett says careers in the US Air Force can help you earn a degree.

“We have the Air Force Community College. We are the only branch of the Ministry of Defense that offers it. When you go to learn your job, whether in law enforcement, firefighters or any of those I’m talking about, you automatically start receiving college credit for this degree program, ”said the US Air Force recruiter tech sergeant Ryan Bartlett.

To enlist in the Air Force, you must be between the ages of 17 and 39 and have a high school diploma or a sufficiently high score on the ASVAB test. Bartlett says there are over 150 roles available.

“Everything from emergency services like police, firefighters, civil engineers who build structures or lay concrete, fix plumbing, HVAC systems, etc.,” Bartlett said.

Applications for all open jobs in Iron County will still be available after this week. You can apply in person or call Michigan Works! and request an online form. You only have to complete one application. Frank has some tips for employers struggling to find candidates.

“Make sure they promote how they protect people from COVID and think outside the box with these app readers,” Frank said.

Application collection continues tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. CT to 4:00 p.m. CT at the Crystal Falls Library.

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