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January 19, 2022
Residents can now fill out one job application for 13 positions at Michigan Secretary of State offices in Detroit and surrounding areas.

“We continue to simplify our operations to make them more convenient and efficient for residents, and now that includes the process to apply to work with us,” said Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. “I encourage everyone who is interested to visit an office to see how smooth our operations are now that we got rid of the take-a-number-and-wait system, and then apply to join our friendly and service-driven team.”

The application posted is for Department of State Aides, with duties including serving residents at offices, processing transactions, and educating residents on the department’s improved operating model. Starting pay is $18.73 for full time employment, and Aides are eligible for paid vacation time, health and dental insurance, parental leave, and retirement accounts. The department offers opportunities for advancement and relocation to other offices when available.

After submitting the single application, candidates will be considered for all 13 positions at the following Secretary of State offices:
Applications will be accepted through Feb. 1. The application can be found here.
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Tracy Wimmer
Media Relations Director
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