Oakland County Parks (OCP) provides a team-oriented, outdoor work environment with flexible, part-time schedules and many other great benefits. Whether you are looking to take the first step or the next step in your career – or even just looking for a summer gig – OCP is a great place to start. Your adventure awaits!
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On the market for a new gig? Apply for 400-plus summer jobs and internships and more than 80 full- and part-time positions at Oakland County’s virtual career fair hosted by Michigan Works! and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Tuesday, March 7 from 1-4 p.m. Registration is required. To view available jobs and register, go to bit.ly/OC-VirtualJobFair.
Oakland County is hosting a virtual job fair from 1 to 4 p.m. on April 19 to fill more than 75 positions in county departments. Opportunities range from entry to senior level jobs in Parks and Recreation, Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, Workforce Development, Sheriff’s Office, Human Resources, and other departments.
Great news was reported across the board at Oakland County’s 33rd Economic Outlook Luncheon on Thursday, April 26th. The luncheon, held at the Troy Marriott, was hosted by Chase Bank, Oakland Community College, and Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs. It featured keynote addresses from two University of Michigan Economists: Dr. Gabriel Ehrlich and Donald Grimes.
Before the luncheon, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Grimes, and Dr. Ehrlich spoke to the press and shared highlights from the report. According to the report, Oakland County has posted 119,100 job additions from 2010 – 2017. The county’s average growth pace of 2.6% per year outpaced both the nation’s and the state’s average rate of 1.8% over the same period. The continued recovery in Oakland County is consistent with the sustained expansion of the U.S. and Michigan economies. View a digital copy of the 2018 – 2020 Oakland County Economic Outlook Summary online. Continue reading
University of Michigan Economists, Donald Grimes and Dr. Gabriel Ehrlich, address the media in a press conference with Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson.
Good news dominated both reports and forecasts at last Thursday’s 32nd Economic Outlook Luncheon.
The Luncheon, held at the Marriott Hotel in Troy, featured keynote addresses from two University of Michigan Economists: Dr. Gabriel Ehrlich and Dr. Donald Grimes. Ehrlich and Grimes co-authored this year’s Economic Outlook Summary, which compiled highly-detailed data on job growth, population trends, and economic forecasts as far ahead as 2019.
According to the report, Oakland County has added an average of 15,771 jobs per year since 2009. In 2016, in-county employers added 16,475 new jobs, an overall increase of 2.3%. 2016’s growth rate surpassed the numbers for both 2014 and 2015, which saw increases of 1.9% and 2.1%, respectively. Continue reading