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August 17, 2018

EEO POLICY STATEMENT

It is the policy of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners to provide equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, a person's political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, height, weight, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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

  • Apply separately for each listed position as indicated.
  • Please do not send your resume via E-mail.
  • Pre-employment criminal background checks and drug tests are required for ALL positions.
    • Credit background checks may be required for certain positions.

Veterans Wanted - Veterans Encouraged to Apply

BOOKING CLERK

SHERIFF
Starting Salary: NF-13 (A) $15.02/hr.
Shifts Varies.
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 054-18
Date Posted: 07/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works at a work station within a 24 hour locked down facility.

Accurately and with emphasis to detail, process incoming inmates by entering information into the JMS as indicated by the booking form, court document or other suitable documentation.  Obtain medical history from inmate and forward the information to Deputies, Nurses and appropriate staff.  Receives inmate property receipts and stores property in secure storage.  Enters inmate funds into proper inmate trust account.  Prepares inmate files and enters applicable updated information from sources i.e. court, LEIN.  Reports serious or dangerous situations as required.  Accurately and with emphasis to detail, processes inmate releases.

Two years of college in a law enforcement or related field of study, military or law enforcement equivalent. Preference is given to law enforcement background or Bachelor’s Degree. Ability to multitask and communicate effectively, exceptional cognitive skills; i.e. observation, interpretive, comprehensive and retention. Candidate must have good computer skills, keyboarding and data entry/retrieval and be able to pass a typing keyboard test. No visible tattoos. Must be able to pass a physical and drug screen and a thorough background investigation. Must maintain confidentiality.

An individual with any of the following is ineligible for consideration for employment:

A felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant.

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Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James E. VanDyken
1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR

Sheriff
NF-09 (A-B) $12.11 - $12.49/hr.
Fulltime, Hours varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 013-18
Date Posted: 03/04/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Visually monitors, primarily by camera, all activity within and around the jail.  Ensures unauthorized visitors are not allowed into the jail and that weapons are placed into lockers outside the jail. Maintains the safety and security of all persons in the jail and cooperatively prevent escapes by inmates.  Operates the intercom and other communication systems to provide instruction to inmates and other individuals.  Answers phones and directs callers to the appropriate resource.  Operate computerized monitoring equipment and locking equipment i.e. gate controls from work console.  Maintains logs; i.e. razors, mail and visitors.

High school diploma, two years of college or military service preferred. Good communications skills both written and verbal. Strong cognitive skills: comprehension and retention ability. Knowledge of word processing, keyboarding and data entry/retrieval is essential. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced, sometimes stressful environment. No visible tattoos. Must pass a physical and drug test. Must pass a thorough background investigation. An individual with any of the following is ineligible for consideration for employment: A felony conviction; a pending felony or misdemeanor charge; a domestic violence conviction; or an outstanding warrant.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St. Kalamazoo, MI 49048

CORRECTIONS OFFICER I

SHERIFF
Starting Salary: NF-17 (A) $20.16/hr
Shifts Varies.
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 053-18
Date Posted: 07/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a 24-hour lock down facility where assignments are made any day of the week and any shift.

Observe inmate activity to detect unusual or prohibited behavior which might be a threat to the security of the facility or to the safety of others.  Respond quickly to calls for assistance in the jail.  Prepare written reports after responding to critical incidents such as assaults on employees or inmates and threats to the jail security.  Accurately count inmates under his/her supervision several times during each shift. 

Conduct thorough search of inmates and jail cells.  Monitor inmate feeding, recreational activities and inmate visits.  Correctly deliver prescribed medication to inmates.  Ensure that security systems, firefighting equipment, and other equipment in the facility are in operating condition. 

Must have: Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating Training Council (MSCTC) certification within one year of hire.  Two years of College, two years law enforcement or corrections experience, or the equivalent with military service.  Michigan Law Enforcement commission on Standards (MCOLES) certification is accepted but must still have MSCTC certification within one year of hire.

Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. Ability to pass a post-offer medical exam, drug screen, psychological evaluation, LCOPAT fitness test and the EMPCO Correction written test.  Must pass a thorough background investigation. Ability to complete First Aid certification. Understand and retain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies, security procedures and techniques. Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations. Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and multitask. Ability to obtain accurate data, prepare written reports and communicate effectively. Ability to meet the physical requirements of the work, which includes the performance of strenuous tasks requiring muscular strength, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance. Ability to wear and operate respiratory devices. Ability to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent inmates. No visible tattoos.

An individual with any of the following is ineligible for consideration for employment:

A felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant.

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Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James E. VanDyken
1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

COURT SECURITY DEPUTY

Sheriff
Salary NF-12 (A-B) $14.52 - $14.90/hr.
Part-time: 20 hrs. Hours varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 012-18
Date Posted: 02/27/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Secure buildings and conduct security inspections of citizens who enter or are on County or Court property.  Respond quickly to alarm points or any other breaches of security.  Operate a radio or other transmitting device for communication with Court or other police personnel.  Intervene in potentially problematic situations in order to diffuse possible violence and summon additional law enforcement.  Prepare written reports and records.  Operate screening equipment at court house entry points.  Assist in any area as directed by the Court as it relates to security.

Must have two years of College, or the equivalent with military service and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification.  Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a valid Michigan drivers’ license. Ability to pass a post-offer medical exam, drug screen, and psychological evaluation. Must pass a thorough background investigation. Ability to complete First Aid certification. Understand and retain knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies, security procedures and techniques.  Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and multi-task. Ability to obtain accurate data, prepare written reports and communicate effectively. Ability to meet the physical requirements of the work, which includes the performance of strenuous tasks requiring muscular strength, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance.  No visible tattoos.  An individual with any of the following is ineligible for consideration for employment; a felony conviction; a pending felony or misdemeanor charge; a domestic violence conviction; or an outstanding warrant.  Must be MCOLES certified or certifiable.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

 

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST II

District Court
Starting Salary: K-05 (A) $16.63/hr.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 059-18
Date Posted: 08/05/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 08/18/2018

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, traffic and appealed cases.  Research, analyze and respond to all inquiries made by anyone in person, by telephone, email 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. 

Review, analyze and document all witnesses subpoenaed to the court for the 8th District Court.  Make arrangements for interpreters, special accommodations and any other due process requirements. Coordinate, analyze, monitor and produce the court schedule for all criminal, civil, and traffic cases.  Compile, analyze, monitor and submit reports to agencies and the Supreme Court for disposition, criminal history and compliance with case management standards.  Monitor the processing of criminal and civil appeals to the Circuit Court.

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; maintain eligibility for LEIN certification and become LEIN certified within 6 months of employment.

 

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CUSTODIAN

Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: S-06 (N) $10.73/hr.
Monday - Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 035-18
Date Posted: 06/24/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Clean bathrooms, dust, sweep and mop, clean bathroom mirrors & glass, empty wastebaskets.  Clean offices, strip and re-finish floors, vacuum and extract carpets, buff floors, distribute and replenish supplies. Check lights and secure doors/windows. Move furniture as needed and as directed for cleaning and/or re-arranging of offices.                                                                                                                        

Must have a High School diploma or GED Certification, effective communication skills, including the ability to read and follow written and verbal directions in English.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and own transportation.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

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Send Resume to:
Administrative Manager
Department of Buildings & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

JUDICIAL AIDE

Probate Court
Starting Salary: K-06 (A) $18.14/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 055-18
Date Posted: 07/29/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 08/24/2018

Record and log official court proceedings, in chamber child interviews, and speakerphone testimony verbatim using video and/or audio equipment, maintaining and adjusting equipment as required.  Mark, maintain, store, and log exhibits.  Prepare and compose all orders and forms including judicial orders, bench warrants, mental commitments, etc.  Prepare and proofread official transcripts of trials, motions, dispositions, etc.  Gather and prepare information regarding cases to assist Judges in decision-making.

Serve as Deputy Clerk, Bailiff and other special office management functions for the Judge.  Schedule and modify court proceedings, communicate changes, and coordinate meetings for the Judge.  Review court files and brief Judge prior to court hearings or signing of orders. Assist all appropriate parties.  Maintain log of names and pertinent information during jury selection, notify jury clerk of result, and make a verbatim record of proceedings.  Serve as Visiting Judge clerk when Standing Judge has been disqualified from case, Prepare rotation schedule for Judges in the 32 county territory and prepare statistics for those counties regarding the psychiatric hospital.

Must have three or more years in a court or legal experience and three or more years in an office or secretarial experience.  An associate’s degree in paralegal or as legal secretary preferred. Required skills include word processing, written and verbal communication, interpersonal relations, analytical, organization, management, and empathic listening skills. Must have knowledge in probate statutes, court rules, legal and medical terminology, mental health issues, and administration. Abilities should include being a team player, and working with peoples from all levels of society.   Foreign language skill preferred.

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JURY COORDINATOR

Circuit Court- Administration Division
Starting Salary: K-05 (A) $16.63/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 051-18
Date Posted: 08/12/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 08/24/2018

Coordinate and manage the jury qualification and selection process, ensure quality control regarding case processing for all civil, criminal, juvenile, neglect and probate cases. Forecast, project and calculate number of jurors for yearly, monthly and daily operation. Provide services to county courts regarding all aspects of juror requirements.  Coordinate written and verbal juror correspondence and resolve issues that arise from correspondence. Respond to juror inquires and requests for deferral or exemption. Respond appropriately to these requests in order to ensure that proper procedures for deferring and excusing are being followed and to maintain a sufficient number of jurors necessary for court proceedings.

 

Process juror payroll. Monitor jury activity, days served and mileage for accurate reimbursement. Print and mail juror reimbursement checks in a timely manner. Prepare quarterly reports on jury reimbursement costs. Be current and in compliance with State law regarding appropriate juror reimbursement fees.  Responsible for coordinating programming of JSI application. Monitor and execute Jury Systems program changes. Update/change/modify data profiles. Trouble-shoot and coordinate repair for system failures/errors.

 

Monitor and notify jurors who fail to appear for jury duty. Process and schedule Show-Cause Hearings. Prepare Bench Warrants for Jurors who fail to appear for court scheduled Show Cause Hearing. Recall processed Bench Warrants.  Order and coordinate juror data lists between the Michigan Secretary of State and the court’s system vendor, Jury Systems Inc.  Review, analyze, interpret and evaluate juror questionnaires for qualification. Accept or reject questionnaires based on appropriate criteria. Monitor questionnaires that are undeliverable or incomplete for processing.  Other duties as assigned.

                                                                                                

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field and two years experience in related field or a combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of court policies and procedures, familiarity with Michigan Court Rules. Basic knowledge of Microsoft package and a propensity to learn new computer applications and systems quickly. Must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License and be able to be sworn as a Deputy County Clerk.

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MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: (S10-A):$12.92/hr.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Shift: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Posting: 050-18
Date Posted: 07/15/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Ability to work independently or in a team on maintenance, repairs and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Assist senior skilled trades and building operators with repairs and maintenance tasks.  Perform and assist with the repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment as assigned.  Assist in the moving and installation of furniture and equipment.  Maintain supplies and equipment needed in the care and maintenance of facilities.   Assist in snow removal as assigned.   Ability to independently maintain logs for a routine maintenance program.  Perform a variety of routine maintenance tasks, including mowing grass, snow removal, sweeping and cleaning, lighting repairs and other routine building maintenance.  Performs emergency custodial duties such as mopping and cleaning during the day.  Other duties as assigned.
 

High School diploma or GED certification.  Ability to read and understand maintenance manuals and logs.  Ability to read, write and speak in a clear and concise manner.  (3) Three years of facilities maintenance work.  Familiar with applicable safety standards.  Building maintenance, construction, roofing, welding, electrical, or HVAC experience.  Lift and carry up to 75 pounds.  Valid Michigan driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation.  Basic to intermediate computer skills. Self-motivated candidate with solid experience in one or more of the construction trades preferred.

County positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period. 

Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Send Resume to:
Ron Kuivenhoven, Dept. of Buildings & Grounds
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

NURSE MANAGER

Sheriff's Department
Salary: K-10 (A) (plus additional 20% for current market adjustment)
$69,363.84 Annually
Fulltime- Day shift
Posting: 025-18
Date Posted: 04/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a medical clinic in the County Jail, a 24 hour locked down facility, using standard medical equipment.

Participates in interviews and makes recommendations for the hiring and dismissal of employees.  Responsible for orientation and general supervision of medical services staff, to ensure that staff members understand and adhere to objectives, policies, procedures and responsibilities.  Responsible for scheduling, assigning duties, approving leave time and evaluating the performance of staff.  Coordinates the scheduling and assignment of medical and/or dental providers and office supplies or equipment.  Consults with Food Service relative to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates.  Arranges psychiatric evaluations as requested or necessary.  Responsible for keeping standards of care and routing orders current, while fulfilling the role and performing the essential functions of a Registered Nurse.  Supervises process to assure quality of care.  Responsible for appropriate handling of resident/citizen complaints on the telephone and in the medical unit.  Perform the duties and responsibilities of a Registered Nurse as needed.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, supported by coursework in Administration. License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan required. Must be First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.

Experience: Three years of professional experience in a county health department, hospital, or other health care organization working directly with medical providers, patients, and community organizations required. One to three years of experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. Effective written and verbal communication skills, basic keyboarding and computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and database entry/retrieval are required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

NOTE: Any person with a felony conviction, a felony misdemeanor charge pending, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment. No visible tattoos.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

NURSE, RN

Sheriff's
Salary: K-8 (D) $54,787.20
Fulltime- shift varies
Posting: 028-18
Date Posted: 04/29/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a medical clinic in the County Jail, a 24 hour locked down facility, using standard medical equipment.

Assess inmates after preliminary examination to determine if emergency or regular medical/dental care is required. Collect specimens and perform routine lab procedures. Evaluate and treat medical concerns/conditions of inmates. Counsel inmates on medical treatments, hygiene, and proper health habits.  Administer medications and care for illness/injuries according to physician orders. Monitor dispensing of medications and authorize or recommend transfer of inmates to medical appointments/hospitals.  Provide emergency nursing care until arrival of physician or transfer to hospital facility.  Thoroughly document and/or chart all pertinent medical information regarding medical treatments/evaluations.  Consult with Food Service relative to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates.  Order and maintain medical and dental supplies. Use and order use of medical devices and equipment.  Arrange psychiatric evaluations as requested or necessary.  Conduct inmate physicals.  Train and educate other RN’s.

Education: Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan is required. Must be First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.

Experience: Three years of experience in a county health department, hospital, or other health care organization working directly with medical providers, patients, and community organizations preferred. Effective written and verbal communication skills, basic keyboarding and computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and database entry/retrieval are required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

NOTE: Any person with a felony conviction, a felony misdemeanor charge pending, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment. No visible tattoos.

 

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

PARK MANAGER

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: (S14-A):$15.46/hr.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Full-time; Days, Weekends & Holidays
Posting: 057-18
Date Posted: 07/29/2018
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. 

County positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.

Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Send Resume to:
Dan Ward
Kalamazoo Parks & Expo Center
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE SPECIALIST

HCS - Clinical Services
Salary: K-8 (A-D) $48,214.40 - $$54,787.20
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 060-18
Date Posted: 08/12/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Develop and implement effective focused planning for increasing communicable disease (CD) reporting and decreasing transmission in Kalamazoo County residents.  Serve as liaison between HCS/MDCH and community health care/medical providers, clinics, hospitals and the public by way of accessibility and effective communication.   Administer the CD and TB control programs including maintaining CD information and other educational/instructional materials for health care and other professionals in the community providing TB services for people immigrating to Kalamazoo County, and rotation on-call responsibilities as part of a 24/7 operation for reporting communicable disease to Kalamazoo County health care providers.  Provide 24/7 response to any Emergency/Bioterrorism events.  Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals and the community.  Effective communication is to be maintained with MDCH through preparation of reports, proposals and other documentation required by MDCH.  Assist with community outbreak investigations to reduce or eliminate further disease transmission.

Current Michigan R.N. License required with a Bachelor's degree in nursing/health preferred or any comparable combination training, experience, or education.  Two years minimum of acute care and/or public health experience.  Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task, function independently, problem solve and make clinically accurate decisions under high stress conditions.  Demonstrate assessment and interviewing and communication skills.  Must possess pathophysiology/knowledge of human development, health & disease processes as well as infection control principles.  Must obtain TB management certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications.  Proficient in use of computers, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly desired.

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RELIEF KITCHEN WORKER

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Starting Salary $10.62/hr.
Part-time 8-30 hrs. /Week
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Posting: 047-18
Date Posted: 07/01/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 08/25/2018

Daily preparation of nutritious and varied meals utilizing Federal Standardized Recipes.  Follow daily cleaning schedule for assigned shift (see attached).  Inventory all knives at the beginning and end of each shift. Properly operate and maintain kitchen and appliances.  Provide direction to Day Treatment participants who are assigned to kitchen duty.  Clear knowledge of and adherence to all facility policies and procedures.  Insure that all foods are prepared, served and stored at proper temperatures.

                                                                                                                                                   

High school diploma or equivalent.  Certification through the Michigan School Food Service Association. Two years’ experience working in moderate size kitchen.  Knowledge of volume cooking and maintaining high vitamin content in foods.

 

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RELIEF WORKER

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Starting Salary: $13.00/hr.
Shifts: 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. -
9:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Posting: 038-18
Date Posted: 06/17/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 08/31/2018

Monitor and ensure the safety and security of all residents and facility staff.  Possess clear knowledge of and adhere to all facility policies and procedures.  Ensure individual and group interaction with residents.  Conduct individual and group interactions with co-workers and administration.  Paperwork/information management.  Interact with residents and exercise control over and restrain residents at times of outbursts to prevent possible injury to staff, other residents or themselves. Complete behavior management information charts, logs and written reports.  Communicate with co-workers and residents.

Two (2) years college in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or related human services, with completion of undergraduate degree preferred.  Experience working with juveniles required, work with troubled youths preferred.

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SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary $9.84/hr.
Part-time 20-37 hrs. /Week
Mon. - Fri. 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. / Varies
Posting: 015-18
Date Posted: 03/11/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Issue park permits, collect fees and monitor vehicles for valid permits.  Assist with event preparation, set‐up and operation.  Provide information and assistance to the general public.  Prepare receipt records, daily deposits and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Assist in providing clean, well maintained, and safe facilities by performing janitorial duties, maintenance work, including operating mowers and driving Parks vehicles.

10 positions: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm 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. Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license and pass a security check.

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Send Resume to:
Dan Ward
Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

SHERIFF'S DEPUTY-ROAD PATROL

Sheriff
Starting Salary: NF-19 (A) $21.08/hr.
Fulltime, shift varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 133-17
Date Posted: 12/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Operate emergency vehicle and patrol County areas to enforce traffic laws and respond to emergencies or other calls for assistance received from the dispatcher.  Investigate traffic accidents, domestic disturbances, and reports of criminal activity; conduct surveillance/searches and gather evidence.  Pursue suspects, issue traffic & appearance citations, make probable cause & warrant arrests, and transport suspects in custody.  Prepare written reports and records, including the completion of Vehicle Pursuit forms, Use of Force forms, arrest reports, On-the-job Injury reports, and other case related documentation.  Testify in case related court proceedings.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum of 30 college credit hours or equivalent military training and experience, and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) certified/certifiable.  Additionally, candidate 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. Must have knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, composure during stressful situations, and basic computer skills including experience with word processing and database data entry. Must be physically able to wear and operate respiratory protection devices, and to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent citizens. Upon hire, must become First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.

Special note: Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

SHERIFF'S DEPUTY-TRANSPORT

Sheriff
Starting Salary: NF-19 (A) $21.08/hr.
Fulltime, shift varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 137-17
Date Posted: 12/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Provide vehicular transport of inmates between Kalamazoo County Jail and the courthouse, and to or from other jurisdictions and prisons as necessary; provide ambulatory transport of inmates within the jail and between the courthouse holding area and the courtroom.  Provide courtroom security; make courtroom arrests after sentencing.  Operate courthouse security checkpoints.  Arrest persons detained at the probation/parole office and courthouse security checkpoints.  Prepare accurate and complete written reports and records, including investigation data entry and preparation of bond release papers.  Conduct Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) searches and data entry or revisions.  Testify in court on jail related investigations.  Assist with jail security and inmate supervision.  Perform all the duties of a Corrections Officer and a Sheriff’s Deputy-Corrections.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum of 30 college credit hours or equivalent military training and experience, with Michigan Corrections Officer Training Council (M.C.O.T.C.) certification and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) certified/certifiable.  Additionally, candidate 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. Must have knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, composure during stressful situations, and basic computer skills including experience with word processing and database data entry. Must be physically able to wear and operate respiratory protection devices, and to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent citizens. Upon hire, must become LEIN, First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.

Special note: Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

 

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Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048