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Servers/Cashiers

Leo's Coney Island

Grand Rapids, MI

Today
Lead Cooks

Leo's Coney Island

Grand Rapids, MI

Today
Warehouse Grocery Food Sample Representative - Hiring Immediately

Club Demonstration Services

Grand Rapids, MI

Today
Registered Nurse | RN | LTAC (Contract)

Favorite Healthcare Staffing

Grand Rapids, MI

1 day ago
Fire Alarm Inspector

Johnson Controls

Grand Rapids, MI

1 day ago
Retail Stock Associate

Bed Bath & Beyond

Grand Rapids, MI

1 day ago
Machinist

Flowserve

Grand Rapids, MI

Today
Gas Station Team Leader

Meijer;Meijer

Wyoming, MI

Today
Travel Nurse (RN) - Operating Room - $2,900/wk

Trusted Health

Grand Rapids, MI

Today

Grand Rapids Jobs: Overview

Situated near the eastern side of Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids goes by many different nicknames, including "Furniture City," "River City," and "Beer City" for having more craft beer per square mile than anywhere else in the world. Grand Rapids also has tons of attractions to offer, including John Ball Zoo, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, and Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. It shouldn't come as a surprise that Livability ranked Grand Rapids among the top 100 best places to live in the U.S. Want to be a part of River City? You can start your search for Grand Rapids jobs on Monster today.

Among the many benefits of living in Grand Rapids are its low unemployment rate and a cost of living that is lower than the national average. There are also plenty of job opportunities outside the city, as well. Check out Monster's job listings in Muskegon, Wyoming, and Kentwood.

Popular Jobs in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a national leader in sustainable development and is among the top U.S. cities for job growth. There are 16 colleges in the Grand Rapids metro area, making it a great place to find higher ed jobs. With so many hotels, restaurants, and breweries within city limits, food service jobs are plentiful in the River City. Additionally, billions of dollars have been invested in Medical Mile over the last couple of decades. This downtown district is home to medical-research facility Van Andel Institute, which makes Medical Mile a hotspot for science jobs. If you're looking for a job in manufacturing, this is the place to find it. There are more than 2,452 manufacturers in West Michigan, many of which are located right here in Grand Rapids.

Also, here are some popular jobs worth checking out in Grand Rapids:

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Interviewing for Grand Rapids Jobs

The interview is the next and final step in the hiring process. This is your chance to show a potential employer that you're the best candidate for the job. If you've got butterflies in the stomach, there's no need to worry. Getting yourself prepared ahead of time will put you at an advantage. Don't get stuck on questions such as "How would you describe your personality?" Know the details of the job and your field so you can easily answer industry-specific questions. Get some practice with Monster's list of common interview questions and answers. We also urge you to follow up with an interview thank-you letter. This is a great way to show employers that you're a serious candidate and boost your chances of being selected.

How Much Do Grand Rapids Jobs Pay?

The median household income in Grand Rapids is more than $50,000. Find out how much your job pays with Monster's Salary Calculator. Just enter the job title and location to see the results. You can also find out how much similar positions pay and ways to boost your employability.

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