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September 22, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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CARE COORDINATOR
HCS Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range: (K06) $15.30 - $20.66/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p, occasional weekends/evenings
Posting: #076-14
Date Posted: 09/21/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/29/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Federal home visitation program: provide care coordination services to high risk pregnant, postpartum women, and their infants; conduct risk-assessment, develop plan of care, and make appropriate referrals and follow up; work as a liaison with medical, mental health, and social services agencies to meet client needs; provide one-on-one education and group education to clients per program protocol; maintain client charts per program protocol and gather data as requested for research or reporting.

Associates degree in related field or Michigan Social Work Technician certification with minimum of one year experience in related field is required; Bachelor degree preferred. Extensive knowledge of maternal and infant health strongly preferred. Knowledge of medical, mental health and social services agencies and services in Kalamazoo is strongly desired. Cultural competency with an understanding of needs of low income urban families and of the African American and Latino communities in Kalamazoo is preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, time management skills and the ability to work independently is desired. Michigan driver's license and reliable transportation are required.

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




CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR
Sheriff's Office
Salary Range: (NF 9) $11.29 - $13.74/hr
Full-time, Shift varies
Posting: #075-14
Date Posted: 09/14/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/29/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Visually supervise and monitor by camera all activity within the jail and areas surrounding the jail. Ensure unauthorized visitors are not allowed into the jail and weapons are placed in lockers outside the jail. Operate the intercom system to provide instruction to the inmates. Assist callers or direct them to the appropriate source. Control access within the jail and cells.

High school diploma, some college preferred, good communication skills, excellent observation skills, good comprehension and retention skills. Keen ability to multitask. Good computer keyboarding skills.

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Undersheriff Paul Matyas
Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




CORRECTIONS DEPUTY
Sheriff's Office
Salary Range: (NF 17) $18.81 - $25.54/hr
Full-time, Shift varies
Posting: #074-14
Date Posted: 09/14/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/23/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Observe inmates activities to detect unusual or prohibited behavior; respond to calls for assistance in the jail, prepare reports including investigative data; accurately count inmates within area of resposibility several times each shift; conduct search of cells; monitor feeding, recreational activities, inmate visits and supervise inmate workers; operate computer equipment, ensure security; ensure equipment is operational; assist with dispensing medicines; assist in vehicular transport of inmates; provide backup emergency response to the community.

The candidate must be a citizen of the USA, at least 21 years of age, possess a valid drivers license and have a minimum of 30 college credit hours. Preference to MCOLES or LCOTS certified candidates. Must pass a drig screen, physical, psychological exam and background investigation. Must pass EMPCO written exam to be considered for position. Must pass LCOTS fitness course. Must have good communication skills and composure in stressful situations. Must be physically able to wear and operate respiratory protective devices; must be able to learn and apply self defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent persons.

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Undersheriff Paul Matyas
Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST - 2 positions available
Circuit Court Family Division
Salary Range: (K05) $14.04 - $18.95/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #070-14
Date Posted: 09/14/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/22/2014
 

Coordinate and jointly direct the efficient processing of all child protective, delinquency and domestic cases. Direct and specify appointment of attorneys. Perform bailiff duties for jury trials. Assist Judges and Referees at hearing, schedule hearings and personally serve court orders to parties present at hearings. Prepare court orders and reports. Research, analyze, docket, scan and accurately enter information into the court's case management system. Certify documents. Respond to inquiries regarding court procedures. Provide notice of hearing for all traffic cases. Attend and monitor court proceedings. Coordinate a complete program of case management. Process filing fees. This is not all inclusive of total scope of duties.

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 a 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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Kay Budas, Administrative Assistant
Circuit Court Family Division
1400 Gull Rd.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




DISPATCHER - 2 positions available
Sheriff's Office
Salary Range: (NF 16b) $16.61 - $20.09/hr
Full-time, Shift varies
Posting: #073-14
Date Posted: 09/14/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/23/2014
 

Receive, process, enter and dispatch incoming 911 and non emergency phone calls for police, fire/rescue and emergency medical services as required. Use of a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system in conjunction with determining the nature and location where multi-jurisdictional police, fire/rescue and emergency medical services are needed in a timely and effective manner. Established policy and procedures combined with an extensive focused training should allow the candidate to prioritize the call for service and appropriate response for public safety. Communication from dispatch includes monitoring and maintaining contact with all public safety mobile units on duty.

The candidate must be at least 21 years of age, two years college or military, have computer familiarity/experience (Word and data based programs) and ability to type a minimum of 30 WPM. Knowledge of local street maps and geography is desirable. Must possess proficient verbal communication, effective writing abilities and efficient organizational skills. Ability to remain calm and composed in emergency situations, ability to multi-task is a requirement. Must not have felony record or assaultive/drug misdemeanor record. Experience with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) familiarity and basic knowledge of criminal/civil law enforcement is a priority. Flexibility of schedule is highly desirable. No visible tattoos.

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Lt. Michelle Greenlee
Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




DRUG TREATMENT COURT MANAGER
Circuit Court Administrative Division
Salary Range: (K09) $21.38 - $28.87/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #078-14
Date Posted: 09/21/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/01/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Manage and supervise the Drug Treatment Court programs to ensure the efficient provision of services for adults, children and families involved in the criminal justice systems. Manage program activities, develop policies, procedures, goals and services. Review and approve expenditures, ensuring appropriate funding sources are utilized. Supervise and train case managers and program assistants to ensure effective program operations. Serve as a presenter on matters related to problem-solving courts.

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work and/or related field or equivalent work experience. Excellent organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with crisis situations, work independently and handle multiple tasks. Knowledge/understanding of court procedures. Minimum of two years experience in the criminal justice system. Minimum of two years experience in counseling/therapy/case management of the substance abusing population. Experience in supervising personnel.

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Ann Filkins
Circuit Court Administrative Division 227 West Michigan
227 West Michigan
Kalamazoo MI 49007




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
Date Re-Posted: 09/07/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

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




RESOURCE COORDINATOR
Planning & Community Development
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57 - $26.42/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #077-14
Date Posted: 09/21/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/03/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Staff Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Corporation. Create and manage contracts and grants (ex. Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.) Write, research and follow up grant applications. Coordinate County grant applications to local foundations and internal county grants. Evaluate grants. Represent the County of Kalamazoo and the Planning and Community Development Department at appropriate community activities. Special projects as assigned, including Committees of the Board of Commissioners as needed.

Bachelor's degree required, with background preferred in brownfield redevelopment, economic development, planning and/or resource development. Previous successful grant writing experience preferred. Skills and knowledge should include excellent writing, verbal and communication skills; knowledge of local, state, federal and foundation funding sources and processes, and be familiar with the needs of governmental organizations. Reliable transportation and a Michigan driver's license required.

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Director
Planning & Community Development 201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007

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