Employment Opportunities with the Department of State
The Michigan Department of State is a complex, diversified agency performing
a wide variety of activities and services for millions of Michigan residents
each year. Customer service is the operative phrase of the secretary of state's
office. The major functions of the Department of State fall into four general
- Motor vehicle administration
- Consumer protection for automobile owners
- Administration of statewide elections
- Office of the Great Seal
Employment opportunities range from administrative support and professional
positions in such areas as driver and vehicle record processing, budget and
finance, information technology, human resources management, property management
and legal services, to specialized functions as branch office supervisors and
aides, departmental procedures and policy analysts, elections specialists, and
regulatory investigators and specialists.
Approximately 1,800 men and women are employed by the department. Two-thirds
work in the Lansing area; the rest provide support services in the field for
department programs or manage and staff the Secretary of State branch offices
located across the state of Michigan.
The department uses the Civil Service
System to recruit applicants for job opportunities that are open to the
general public. For more information about employment with the State of
Michigan, please visit the Michigan Civil Service Commission.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Department of State.