Kalamaoo County

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September 29, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER
Buildings & Grounds
Salary (K09 A-D):$22.30-$25.63/hr
Fulltime, M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 089-16
Date Posted: 09/18/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/09/2016
 
Supervises,  trains  and  evaluates  employees  to  ensure  that  County  properties  are  properly maintained.  Oversees garage operations ensuring proper vehicle functioning and adequate supplies, encompassing custodial operations in County buildings; vehicle garage operation and mechanics; and jail laundry.   Maintains  departmental  payroll  by  recording  attendance  and  the  use  of  sick,  annual  and compensation time.  Initiates and authorizes purchase requisitions.  Assists in preparing the annual department budget and capital expenditures and monitors their status. 
 
Core  course  requirements  for  a  Bachelor's  degree  in  Management,  Accounting  or  a  related  field,  1  year supervisory experience and a good understanding of construction and mechanics.
 
County position includes benefits package with medical coverage, paid holidays and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.
 

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Dept. Of Building & Grounds
Kalamazoo County Government
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Rm.106
Kalamazoo MI 49007




COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST II
Circuit Court Family Division
Starting Salary $14.64/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5pm
Posting: 079-16
Date Posted: 08/14/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Direct and specify appointment of attorneys for the indigent. Perform bailiff duties for jury trials.  Assist Judges and referees at hearings, schedule hearings, resolve scheduling conflicts of Judges, referees, attorneys or pro per parties, prepare and personally serve court orders and petitions on parties present at court hearings. Prepare Court orders and reports from dictated, handwritten and computer drafted documentation.  Research, analyze, docket, scan and enter accurate information into the court’s case management system.  Certify documents, release information to appropriate parties, and research court files. Respond to inquiries regarding court procedures, and case information from attorneys, court staff, other agencies and the public by using the court’s case management system and other resources. Direct, monitor and provide notice of hearing for all traffic cases, including reporting to the Secretary of State office.  Attend and monitor court proceedings, prepare and draft reports and orders, mark exhibits, operate audio and video recording equipment and maintain logs.  Coordinate a complete program of case management, file management and quality control for child protective, delinquency, and domestic matters.
 
Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or related field; two years court or related field experience; or comparable combination of training, 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 judge’s attorneys, public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.
 
 

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Kay Budas, Administrative Assistant
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




LEGAL ASSISTANT I CHARGING DESK
Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary: $12.26/hr
20hrs. /week; 4 hrs. /day
Posting: 093-16
Date Posted: 09/25/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/06/2016
 
Process, separate and disperse warrant to correct sources.  Process digital charging requests, police reports and other documents via the Document Management System - Secure File Transfer Application for participating law enforcement agencies.  Assist with scanning closed felony case files and prepare for recycling/destruction.  Accurate computer entry for denied cases in the Adult Case Tracking database system and update information daily.  Sorting and filing felony disposition sheets and OPA copy of the Charging Request form. 
 
High school diploma or GED.  Previous secretarial experience.  1-2 years’ experience in a law office or previous experience working in the criminal justice system preferred.  Knowledge of criminal justice system and legal terminology is preferred.  Ability to work independently with little supervision.  Ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility with assignments.  Ability to prioritize projects and workload.
 
 

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Shellie Stapert, Deputy Prosecutors' Administrator
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th Floor
Kalamazoo MI 49009




NURSE HOME VISITOR
HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range (K08 E): $24.49/hr.
Full-time,M-F Days, Flexible Schedule
Posting: 092-16
Date Posted: 09/25/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/27/2016
 
Performs home visiting in accordance with the essential elements of the evidence-based Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) model.  Develops therapeutic relationships with women and their families in a home visiting environment.  Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as relate to the NFP domains.  Provide education, support and referrals to assist women and their families in attaining their targeted goals.  Consults and collaborates with other professional involved in providing services to women and their families.  Actively engages in professional development and skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
 
Nurse-Family Partnerships is an evidence based model of care that supports women who are experiencing their first pregnancy until their child is 2 years of age.  Please visit www.nursefamilypartnership.org for comprehensive information about this model.
 
Bachelor of Nursing with current Michigan Registered Nurse license required.  Two years’ experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental health/behavioral health nursing preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  Valid driver's license and transportation required.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some early evenings depending on client needs.


 

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road, PO Box 42,
Nazareth, MI 49074




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
HCS - Clinical Services
Salary (K08- E):$24.49/hr.
Fulltime,M-F days
Posting: #026-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Implement STD Program by providing STD education & STD assessments to assist in the diagnoses, treatment, referrals & follow-up of STDs.  Implement the Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) program by administering vaccine & providing education of vaccine & VPD.  Obtain comprehensive STD medical & social history of clients, perform male and female genitalia exams, and assist in partner contact interviews.  Provide 24/7 response to any Emergency/Bioterrorism events.  Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals, their personal lifestyles and the community.  Perform quality assurance activities regarding vaccines, chart audits, disease surveillance, and medication supply and inventory control. Maintain adequate vaccine, medication and supply inventory for the clinic.

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-talk, function independently, problem solves and make clinically accurate decisions under high stress conditions.  Demonstrate assessment and interviewing and excellent communication skills.  Must possess pathophysiology/knowledge of child development, reproductive health & disease processes as well as human sexuality.  Must obtain HIV counseling and testing certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications. Proficient use of computers, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly desired. 

**Note** New salary rate (K08- E):$24.49/hr.
 

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RELIEF WORKER
Circuit Court- Juvenile Home
Salary $10.75/hr.
8-30 hours/week 6:30am-2:30pm
2pm-10pm/ 9:30pm-7:30am
Posting: 088-16
Date Posted: 09/18/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/29/2016
 
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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VETERANS SERVICE SPECIALIST
HCS - AAA & Veterans
Starting Salary: $15.96/hr.
M-F 8:00-5:00pm
Posting: #069-16
Date Re-Posted: 09/25/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 09/30/2016
 
Counsel veterans/dependents and file disability compensation, pension claims and appeals for the veterans/dependents of Kalamazoo County, in addition to other VA programs. Serve as the Authorized Agent for the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund. Counsel and refer veterans to various agencies to provide additional assistance. Initiate emergency payments from the county’s emergency relief fund.  Apply for veteran’s health care benefits for services at the Battle Creek VAMC and other nearby medical facilities.  Speak at various events in order to make the public aware of services offered through the Kalamazoo County Veterans Service Office.  Maintain records in accordance with General Schedule #21- County Veterans Affairs. Maintain individual accreditation with the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs as required to submit claims on a veteran’s behalf.
 
 
Bachelor’s degree in social work, humanities or related field or 4 years experience in veteran’s services or related area.  Knowledge of principals, practices, and procedures related to federal, state and local veterans benefits, laws and regulations strongly preferred.  Skilled in use of Microsoft Office products and other office equipment required.  Accreditation through a Congressionally Chartered Service organization with the Department of Veterans Affairs required within 12 months of hire.  Ability to explain and apply complex laws governing veterans benefits, prepare clear, concise and effective written materials, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Honorable discharge from the United States military required.
 

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WIC TECHNICIAN
HCS - Maternal & Child Health
Starting Salary: $13.04/hr.
35 hrs. Per week
M, T, W, F 9-4:30pm, Th.10:30-6pm
Posting: 090-16
Date Posted: 09/18/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Determine program eligibility, administer and distribute food benefits at HCS/Nazareth site as well as Portage Community Center.   Complete the program intake (income) process, and prepare client for nutritionist's assessment by documenting anthropometrical and hematological measurements.  Inform and recruit families/children for the WIC program (outreach).  Assure the WIC program performance standards are met as required by State/Federal guidelines, and local County accreditation guidelines. Perform hematological and lead testing; maintain CLIA requirements as established by WIC and HCS policy.  Provide an orientation to the WIC program for newly enrolled families.  Inform families and individuals of community activities that are instrumental toward self-growth and community involvement.  Facilitate or provide interpretation services for non-English speaking families to minimize cultural and language barriers.
 
High School diploma (or equivalent) is required.  Basic clerical, computer, data entry, and math skills with at least two years public health experience working with economically disadvantaged families is required.  Ability to graph growth grids and calculate an individual's BMI and the ability to obtain proficiency to perform hematological blood draws (hemoglobin and lead) is required.  Knowledge of area community resources, strong organizational skill and bilingual language skills are strongly preferred.  Must have reliable transportation.
 
 

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WINTER SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Kalamazoo County Parks & Expo Center
Salary:$9.53/hr
Part-time,Shift varies
Posting: 091-16
Date Posted: 09/25/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 
Open and close gates/restrooms at various Kalamazoo County Parks.  Must have the ability to interact with the public.  Communicate daily issues with appropriate Park staff.  Morning shift is 5:00am to 7:00am, Evening shift is 5:00pm to 7:00pm up to seven days a week.  Position works November 2016 to March 2017.
 
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 and pass a security check.  Drug screen is required.
 

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