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August 21, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Environmental Health Specialist
HCS - Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K07) $16.94-$22.87/hr
Full-time, M-F, 8a - 5p
Posting: 061-14
Date Posted: 08/03/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/05/2014

Enforce regulations associated with licensed food establishments and provides response to consumer complaints including during a food borne illness. Enforce regulations associated with public campbrounds. Enforce regulations associated with public swimming pools and spas. Provide contract audits for adult and childcare facilities. Enforce regulations associated with Michigan lead laws and educate the public regarding home environment issues; provide, advise, and resolve issues associated with housing sanitation and safety environment issues; provide, advise, and resolve issues associated with housing sanitation and safety. Provide contract audit for body art facilities. Enforce regulations associated with onsite wastewater and sewage treatment systems. Enforce regulations associated with onsite residential and Type III water supplies. Advise on and resolve issues associated wtih housing sanitation and safety. Coordinate activities associated with surface water monitoring and evaluation. Perform surveillance of condemned properties associated with Methamphetamine contamination.

A Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health, Biology, or a related field is required; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)/Registered Sanitarian (RS) preferrred. Knowledge of existing laws and ordinance related to environmental health, good communications and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team environment is required. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license is required.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

HCS - Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
(K10) $23.45 - $31.65/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a Ė 5p
Posting: 056-14
Date Posted: 07/13/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Manage the Public Health Disease Surveillance System for Kalamazoo County and regularly analyze & report on the health status of residents, identifying corrective action for adverse trends. Consult internally and externally on epidemiologic issues, providing leadership and expertise for program evaluation, grant applications, and program management, and community decision-making. This is done in order to regularly monitor and report on the health of Kalamazoo County residents, respond to emergencies and prevent illness and promote health thus reducing the financial burden of infectious and chronic diseases in the community.

A Masterís Degree in Epidemiology with three to five years experience in local, state, or national epidemiology programs is required with a Doctorate degree preferred. Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring an active surveillance program preferred. Public health experience and program management experience preferred. Knowledge of statistical tests and the Public Health System desired. Ability to analyze multi-factorial health issues, interpret data, build and utilize databases for data analysis, evaluate data collection methods, and direct disease investigation is preferred. Excellent technical/computer skills, organization skills and oral and written communication skills are preferred.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Fairgrounds Operator
Parks & Fairgrounds
(S12a) $12.87 - $15.33/hr
Full-time, Sat 6a-4p, Sun & Mon 7a-5p, Tues 12p-10p
Posting: 060-14
Date Posted: 07/27/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 08/22/2014

Perform all routine and some preventative maintenance to fairgrounds, buildings, grounds, and equipment. Provide services for rental clients including setting up tables, chairs, and sound equipment; electrical needs; clean up; and other special requests or problems. Serve as an after-hours contact person for clients, resolve problems, may collect fees, and must enforce rules and regulations. Supervise work crews assigned to fairgrounds including assigning work and supplies. Responsible for securing buildings.

A High School diploma or equivalent with two years of building maintenance experience and two years of public service experience is preferred. Must have experience driving vehicles with standard transmissions and must be able to operate a forklift and tractor. A valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record is required. Must be bondable and able to pass a background check, credit check, and drug test. Must be able to work independently and willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends, and some holidays.

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Lisa Conley
Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

Maintenance Worker I
Building & Grounds
Salary Range: (S10a) $11.87 - $14.08
8:00a - 4:30p
Posting: 065-14
Date Posted: 08/17/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 08/24/2014

Perform manual and semi-skilled labor in the maintenance of facilities & grounds. Duties will include but are not limited to: the repair of electrical and mechanical equipment, masonry, carpentry, plumbing fixtures, and painting. The coordination and completion of written and computer generated maintenance and tenant service work orders. This position will support Building Operators and Skilled Tradespeople in their duties.

A high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driverís license and good driving record is required. One year of related experience preferred. Good mechanical skills, particularly HVAC, construction, and related trades. Familiarity with tools and equipment related to routine maintenance, construction, and custodial work necessary. Must be physically able to perform essential functions of the position.

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Randy Winterowd
Kalamazoo County Buildings & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Park Attendant - Seasonal Summer
Parks & Fairgrounds
Seasonal 20-37 hrs/shifts vary
Posting: 002-14
Date Posted: 01/19/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Collect entrance fees, provide general park information to the public, and perform light maintenance duties such as mowing/trimming; lifting of 70+ lbs., painting, cleaning restrooms, and picking up garbage. Must be attentive to detail, especially when handling money. Variable hours evenings, weekends and holidays will be required.

Proficient in math, able to effectively communicate with park guests, and have the ability to work as a team player. Must have the ability to operate Parks vehicles with standard transmission, may include tractors and/or commercial mowers. Some positions may have grounds/maintenance focus; previous related experience would be a plus. High school diploma or GED and 18+yrs of age, along with a valid Michigan Driverís license. Drug testing and background check are requirements for this position.

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Daniel Ward
Kalamazoo County Parks Dept
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

Security Deputy
Sheriff's Office
(NF12): $13.91 - $20.87
Tuesday - Friday; 8:30a - 3:30p
Posting: 054-14
Date Posted: 07/16/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 12/31/2014

This position works primarily inside a County Courthouse building. The position experiences long periods of sitting, standing, walking, or alternating from sitting to standing to walking. The incumbent will interact with citizens who enter the courthouse building, work primarily the shift Tuesday through Friday and has the authority to arrest. Candidates must be a citizen of the United States, 21-years of age or older, and possess a valid Michigan driver's license. Must pass a drug screen, physical/medical examination, and thorough background check. In addition, must be M.C.O.L.E.S. certified or certifiable; must be able to pass the M.C.O.L.E.S. physical fitness and reading/writing tests. Must have knowledge of security procedures and techniques. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain composure during stressful situations. Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony, a misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

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Lt. Jeff Christensen
Assistant Division Commander
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048


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