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How to Apply

testing scheduled
to return to County
Learning Resource Center

Apply Online 

Step 1. Find the specific job that you want to apply for by clicking on the "Current Job Openings" link.

Step 2. Apply online by clicking on the title of the position you are interested in.  This will bring up the complete job posting for the particular position.  On that page, there is a blue link that states "Apply for This Position Online."  

Step 3. Click on the blue link and the online job application will open up for you so that you can fill out your information.  Have your reference information and phone numbers ready!

Step 3. When you are finished, please be sure that the "Finish " or " Submit " button on the last page of the application is clicked so that your application will immediately go to our Recruitment and Hiring Manager for review.  At that point, you will get a statement on the screen that says "Thank you for applying to Washtenaw County Government."


Avoid the Old Thumbs Down


  1. Do not type "see resume" on the application as this will void your application. Type in details of your work experience on the application.
  2. Make sure that you provide the information requested as you are competing with over 10,000 applications each year.
  3. Read our website so that you know as much as possible about Washtenaw County and our Guiding Principles.  
  4. Make sure that you check the posting for test requirements and take the tests prior to the filing deadline.

Job Posting Schedule

New jobs are posted online every Monday.  If Monday is a holiday, the posting date will be Tuesday.




Clerical and Support positions require two tests. The clerical and typing tests which must be completed before the filing deadline. Some positions require a Data Entry test. Check the posting for test requirements.


The Clerical, Typing and Data Entry Tests are administered on  Wednesday mornings (see schedule below).  Clerical/Typing testing is administered at 9:00 am and the Data Entry test is administered at 10:00am (upon completion of Clerical/Typing testing).  No appointment is necessary, but you must be signed in by the test start time. The typing test may be retaken once every 30 days. The clerical test once in 60 days.


The test location is at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center, 4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan (at the Washtenaw County Service Center, corner of Washtenaw Ave. and Hogback Rd.). Click here for a map.
NOTE: During the Learning Resource Center renovation, March 23, 2015 - mid-July, the testing will be done at 220 North Main, Washtenaw County Administration Building.  Sign-in at Human Resources lobby. Click here for a map
Testing will return to the Learning Resource Center July 22, 2015.

check.jpg Questions about testing?  Contact Human Resources at 734-973-4590


2015 Testing Schedule
 Testing start time is 9am Wednesday unless other indicated






January 7 January 14 January 21 January 28  
February 4  February 11  February 18 February 25  
March 4 March 11 March 18

testing relocated
to 220 North Main
starting March 25





testing relocated
to 220 North Main
March 25

April 1
220 North Main

April 8
220 North Main

 April 15
220 North Main

April 22
220 North Main

April 29
220 North Main

May 6
220 North Main

May 13
220 North Main

May 20
220 North Main

May 27
220 North Main


June 3
220 North Main

June 10
220 North Main

June 17
220 North Main

June 24
220 North Main


July 1
220 North Main

July 8
220 North Main

July 15
220 North Main






testing returns to County
Learning Resource Center

July 22

July 29 
August 5 August 12 August 19 August 26  
September 2 September 9 September 16 September 23 September 30
October 7 October 14 October 21 October 28  
November 4

NO Testing
November 11

November 18 November 25   
December 2 December 9 December 16 December 23 December 30


Are You Ready?

Check Our Job Opportunities and Apply Online

If you really care about Washtenaw County Government and want to be a part of making it WORLD CLASS, click here to browse our current job openings.

In the event you cannot apply online, please download the application and send to the address listed above, or fax it to us at 734-222-6775 before the stated deadline. Download a pdf version of the Job Application Form (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). You can apply in person at our office (Human Resources) located at 220 N. Main, Ann Arbor, MI. View a map. Timely submittal is important so please allow for mail time before deadline.

What Next?

  • Following Up
    When can I expect to hear back? How can I find the status of my application? 
  • Interviewing
    What will the interview be like? How can I prepare?

Our Contact Person

Should you need ADA accommodations or assistance, in the application process, please feel free to contact Nina Johnson, Recruitment and Hiring Manager at 734-222-6823 or e-mail her at


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220 N. Main
  220 N. Main St.
  P.O. Box 8645
  Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
  Phone: 734-222-6800
  Fax: 734-222-6775

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