Kalamaoo County

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May 27, 2017
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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HCS - Maternal & Child Health
Starting Salary (K03) $13.69/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 052-17
Date Re-Posted: 05/28/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 06/09/2017

Assist Maternal Child Health Supervisor with development of program objectives, goals, evaluation, and the work plans, prepare local and state reports, proposals and other documents needed for the Healthy Babies Healthy Start program including management of the database.  Maintain program records such as: client rosters, data entry, referrals, assessments forms, educational materials, and other documents for data collection and client education.  Perform program daily support tasks such as: complete and submit purchase orders, maintain stock of office supplies and client support materials, document team meeting minutes, answer telephones, and use variety of typical office equipment.  Provide technical supportive services to Healthy Babies Healthy Start team regarding community resources, education and document collection materials.  Create and update documents for program use as needed.  Understand and actively participate in monitoring budget/expenditures.  Serves as first line contact for community agencies, potential clients, and community members seeking information regarding Healthy Babies Healthy Start services, advertising materials, and referrals.  Participate in community outreach and marketing activities as needed for program services and referral promotions. Assist and facilitate Network provider meetings; provide representation at Great Start Collaborative meeting; assist and facilitate community classes as they relate to grant education benchmarks. Develop and maintain flyers, newsletters and community calendars for program.

Associates degree with 3-5 years relevant experience is required, Bachelor degree preferred; or comparable combination of education, training, and experience.  Experience in a human services environment working with economically disadvantaged families is strongly preferred.  Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required.  Highly developed computer skills including database management and administration is required.  Ability to work independently with frequent interruptions required.  Knowledge and experience with data collection and analysis is preferred.  Must demonstrate cultural competency of African American and Latino communities, and understand the needs of urban communities.  Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license required.

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Starting Salary: R-13 $17.99/hr.
M-F, Days
Posting: 056-17
Date Posted: 05/21/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 06/09/2017

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Maintains and repairs airport equipment, vehicles and runway lighting system.  Maintains and repairs Airport buildings and/or structures.  Snow removal and repair of Airport surfaces.  Ability to read and understand blueprints/schematics.  Maintains an inventory of runway lighting system components.  Supervision of construction projects and contractors for scope of work compliance.  Complies with safety standards and Airport procedures.

High school diploma or equivalent.  Three years’ experience in mechanical/electrical equipment operation and maintenance.  Valid Michigan driver’s license and good driving record.  Ability to follow oral or written instructions.  Knowledge of traffic laws, safety rules, and accident prevention practices.  Subject to FAA regulations.  Airport experience and knowledge of operations preferred.

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Circuit Court - Administrative Division
Starting Salary (K5) $16.34/ hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 053-17
Date Posted: 05/07/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Review, analyze and assess for proper filing all legal pleadings that will serve as the  court record; update the court record regarding the judicial action of all court events in  criminal, civil, appeal and personal protection order cases. Research, analyze and  respond to all inquiries made by anyone in person, by telephone, e-mail or in writing  regarding the court’s records and procedures.   Review, analyze and certify court  documents as to their accuracy and then release the certified documents to appropriate  parties and agencies. Receive, process, document and accept all filing fees, court  ordered payments, restitution and bonds in accordance with applicable laws and auditing  requirements. Monitor the processing of criminal,  civil and domestic appeals to the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Monitor all  appeals to the Circuit Court from the lower courts or agencies.

Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or related field; two years court or related field experience; or comparable combination of education and experience. Basic knowledge of Microsoft package; propensity to learn new computer applications. Must possess ability to handle multiple priorities and continuous interruptions; work independently and as team member; produce high volume capacity; maintain composure in confrontational situations; excellent organizational/prioritization skills; excellent communication skills with judges, attorneys, and public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.

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Connie Branch
227 W. Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary $9.67/hr.
Part-time 20-37 hrs/wk
M-F 7am-3pm (Varies)
Posting: 017-17
Date Posted: 02/12/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Issues Park permits, collects fees and monitors vehicles for valid permits.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Prepares receipt records, daily deposits and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Assists in providing clean and safe facilities by performing light maintenance work, including driving Parks vehicles.

10 Positions:  Monday - Friday 7:00am- 3:00pm focusing on mowing, trimming, and park maintenance.

35 Positions, variable hours (evenings, weekends & holidays):  20-37 hours per week focusing on customer service in parks and campgrounds, performing light park maintenance duties and cleaning park facilities.

Must have a high school diploma or GED certification and be a minimum of 18 years old. Effective communication skills, ability to do simple math, ability to operate vehicles with either an automatic or standard transmission. Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license, pass a security check and drug screen.


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Daniel Ward
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: $15.19/hr
Fulltime - Days/Evenings/Weekends/Holidays
Posting: 033-17
Date Posted: 03/26/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Serve as guest service contact for clients and general public. Will answer questions, solve problems, and enforces rules and regulations.  Supervises, trains, and evaluates seasonal staff.  Collects fees, prepares receipt records, deposits, and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Provides clean, safe, well maintained facilities by performing maintenance, repairs, landscaping, grounds keeping, vandalism repair, trash removal, construction activities, and ongoing maintenance for nature trails, roads, parking lots, gates, fences, and park and recreation equipment.  On an as-needed basis, may work at all County parks or the fairground and may directly operate multiple parks.  Assists in planning for future park operations and construction of department facilitates as assigned.  May perform duties of Lead Park Manager as assigned. 

Four year degree in Park Management or related field, or four years progressively responsible experience in park operations; or any comparable combination of experience, education, or training. Valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record. No felony convictions. Must be able to drive vehicles with standard transmission and operate equipment with hand and/or foot controls. Driving and criminal background checks will be completed. Post offer physical required.


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Lisa Conley,
Kalamazoo County Parks & Expo
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048