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April 22, 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

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY I

Prosecuting Attorney
Annual Salary: K-10 (A) $57,803.20
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 019-18
Date Posted: 04/01/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Prepares and presents misdemeanors, civil infraction, mental commitment, juvenile delinquency, and lesser felony cases to ensure that defendants are held accountable for their actions.  Reviews selected investigation reports, authorizes legal proceedings and rejects substandard cases.  Negotiates cases dispositions, according to office policy in order to reach a resolution prior to trial.  Prepares motions, briefs, pleadings and memoranda to inform courts of the office’s position on specific cases.  Accepts special assignments, including legal research and writing.

License to practice law in the State of Michigan.  Previous experience or interest in the criminal justice/legal systems.  Basic knowledge of evidence, criminal law and court rules.  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Willingness to follow office policies, high ethical standards, personally and professionally.

 

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Send Resume to:
Jeff Getting - Prosecuting Attorney
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

CARE COORDINATOR

HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary: K-6 (A) $18.14/hr.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 026-18
Date Posted: 04/22/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 04/29/2018

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 service agencies to meet client needs.  Provide one-on-one education and group education to clients per program protocol.  Conduct home visitation and monitor child safety.  Maintain client charts per program protocol and gather data as requested for research or reporting.  Participate in Healthy Baby Healthy Start Consortium activities as requested including participation on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA Learning Collaborative and other activities as assigned.    

Associates degree in related field or Michigan Social Work Technician certification with a 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 service 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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CLAIMS ANALYST

HCS- Administration
Salary: K-5 (A-C) $16.63 - $18.15/hr.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 027-18
Date Posted: 04/22/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 05/11/2018

Prepare and submit claims/invoices for reimbursements, payment posting and collection of 1st, 2nd and 3rd party claim vendors. Reconcile client/customer accounts, claim rejection handling and overpayment investigation. Update billing software systems, maintain security and reporting functions.  Medical provider credentialing and insurance contract facilitator.  Development and issuance of insurance and software use manuals and training guides.  Participate as a member of HCS Financial Management Services Team.                                                                                              

Associates degree with course work in accounting or similar discipline and a minimum of two years billing with experience in reviewing, authorizing and monitoring medical services required, or equivalent combination of education and experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of 1st, 2nd and 3rd party billing mechanics for applicable rules and regulations is required. Advanced computer skills, good oral and written communication skills, strong human relations skills, organizational capabilities and problem solving skills strongly desired. The ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently is required.  Insurance and patient collection knowledge, manual writing and teaching abilities are preferred.

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CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR

Sheriff
NF-09 (A-B)$12.11 - $12.49/hr.
Full-time, 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). 

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

 

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

CUSTODIAN

Building & Grounds
Salary: S-06 (N) $10.73/hr.
Mon. - Fri., 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 009-18
Date Posted: 03/25/2018
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, own transportation and pass a background check.

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

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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Administrative Manager
Department of Buildings & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

HHW TECHNICIAN

HCS - Environmental Health
Starting Salary: K-04 (A) $14.82/hr.
Part-time: Mon. - Fri., First shift
Posting: 018-18
Date Posted: 03/25/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Collect, sort, and process a wide variety of hazardous materials at the Household Hazardous Waste facility.  Apply principles of organic and inorganic chemistry to identify incoming hazardous chemicals... Assist in the management of the electronics, automotive, rechargeable batteries, and cell phones, scrap wire and ink jet cartridges recycling programs.  Ensure that materials are bulked according to contractor specifications.  Provide courteous service to customers; Problem-solve regarding disposal of customer materials.  Provide environmental education directly to the public on the proper handling/disposal of household hazardous waste.   Complete regular safety inspection of warehouse, grounds and storage buildings for safety concerns and report problems at all-staff safety meeting.

Associate's Degree in environmental studies, chemistry, biology or hazardous waste management is required, Bachelor's Degree preferred with 2-3 years customer service experience and experience in the environmental field or any comparable combination training, experience and education. Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and computer skills are strongly desired.  Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision desired.  Knowledge and experience in hazardous waste management preferred including knowledge of DOT shipping and labeling requirements and experience with small manual and power tools.

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HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

Human Resources
Annual Salary: K-08 (A) $48,214.40
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 021-18
Date Posted: 04/08/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Human Resources Specialists are expected to rotate between the jobs descriptions below:

BENEFITS: Administer County's benefits system. Ascertain and inform employees of eligibility for leave provided under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA); record and track FMLA leave used.  Assist with interpretation of the FMLA guidelines.  Administer systems and activities of federal and state human resources related programs, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS:   Maintain the County’s position description system, including the drafting of all new position descriptions and changes to existing position descriptions.  Serves as first line consultant to County management staff for all position related processes.

SAFETY:  Develop and coordinate the safety program for Kalamazoo County Government.

Develop and maintain a program to investigate safety related workplace accidents and incidents. Administer the County’s workers’ compensation and assist with the coordination of safety programs.

EMPLOYEE OUTREACH:  Develop and coordinate HR sponsored training events for 900+ employees. Create and disseminate the County Newsletters (County Connection and SuperVISION Bulletin) and maintenance of the HR website (internal and external). 

RECRUITMENT & HIRING:  Develop and maintain the County’s recruitment process including building relationships with organizations and groups so that a diverse applicant base is reached for all postings. Evaluates hiring documents to ensure compliance with existing position descriptions.  Ensures advertising is appropriate and complete.

PAYROLL & COMPENSATION:  Oversee and coordinate the production of all biweekly, twice monthly, retirement and special payrolls.  Process, maintain and update records of various transactions such as deductions, withholding and action forms in addition to auditing, reviewing and correcting payroll information as necessary. Track and administer lump sum distributions to eligible retirees.

 Assist HR Director with special projects.

Bachelor’s degree in human resources or military equivalent, and/or 3‐5 years’ experience working in Human Resources and/or as a supervisor in a municipal government. Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and work autonomously. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is required.

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Send Resume to:
Meri Tolbert - Human Resources Specialist
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, 4th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER

Circuit Court - Family Division
Salary: J-10 (A) $19.72/hr.
Fulltime, shift varies 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Union position: UAW
Posting: 024-18
Date Posted: 04/15/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 04/30/2018

Conducts investigations to ascertain problem areas of the child and family in delinquency cases.  Prepares summary reports of cases and makes recommendations to the Court to resolve problems and provide opportunities for adjustment.  Supervises and monitors behavior of youth on probation.  Provide a range/frequency of direct interventions as dictated by the needs of the family and program status.  Knowledge of the principles and methods concerned with personal and social problem solving.  Knowledge of factors concerned in delinquency, neglect and abuse of children.  Knowledge of family dynamics and the effects of social conditions on family functioning.  Knowledge of the juvenile justice system and children's services programs.  Knowledge of the principles, procedures and techniques of child welfare work.  Ability to apply social casework methods to child welfare services.  Ability to develop child welfare programs with community organizations.  Ability to relate effectively to the public and individuals on their case load.  Ability to speak and write effectively.

Bachelor's degree in social sciences or a related human services field and must complete the Michigan Judicial Institute certification training for Juvenile Court staff within two years after date of employment. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license required.

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NURSE MANAGER

Sheriff's Department
Salary: K-10 (A) $57,803.20
Fulltime- Day shift
Pending Board Approval
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.

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

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

HCS - Clinical Services
Salary: K-8 (A-D) $48,214.40 - $54,787.20
Mon. Tues. Wed. Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thurs.: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Posting: 023-18
Date Posted: 04/15/2018
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. 

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE SPECIALIST

HCS - Clinical Services HCS - Clinical Servic
Annual Salary:K-8 (A-D) $48,214.40 - $54,787.20
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 020-18
Date Posted: 04/01/2018
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: 016-18
Date Posted: 03/11/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 06/30/2018

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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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

SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK

Treasurer
Salary: K-4 (A) $14.82/hr.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 022-18
Date Posted: 04/09/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 04/27/2018

Compute, collects, and answer questions regarding delinquent taxes, payments, and forfeiture/foreclosure procedures on property.  Research tax records for verification of payments requested by banks, mortgage and title insurance companies.  Verify legal descriptions in order to issue tax clearances for all warranty deeds and land contracts.  Balance and prepare daily cash, check and credit card deposits.  Provide extensive county and telephone assistance to the public.  Edit and process cash receipts, journal entries, maintain filing system for same.

High school diploma or GED.  Basic knowledge of government procedures, both local and state, and use of accounting software.  Ability to produce accurate work under pressure of deadlines. Fast and accurate keyboard skill.  Previous experience working with automated accounting systems with demonstrated skills in time management and problem solving.

 

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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.

 

Click Here to Submit Application Online

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