Kalamaoo County

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July 23, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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HCS - Community Action Agency
Salary (K10):$24.46/hr.
Fulltime, M-F Days
Posting: #064-16
Date Posted: 07/10/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/23/2016
Provide overall CAA leadership, establishing responsibility and authority limits for reporting staff members; oversee the design and implementation of staff development and training programs. Develop program goals and objectives, and monitor all programs to ensure compliance with federal regulations and grant requirements, inter-program and agency coordination, efficient utilization of program resources and planning, and coordination/collaboration with community anti-poverty related programming. Coordinate the work of the Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board serve as an administrative liaison.
Bachelor degree in social work, public administration, human service, or related field; or any comparable combination of education, training, or experience.  Master degree in social work, public administration, or related preferred. Strong written and verbal communication, leadership, program development and evaluation skills.  Five or more years of management/administration experience in human services field (not-for-profit or public sector preferred), including three-years supervisory.  Basic computing skills which include: word processing, spreadsheets, database and internet access. Experience with grant funding administration desired

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Circuit Court Family Division
Salary $14.64/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5pm
Posting: 060-16
Date Posted: 06/19/2016
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

HCS - Clinical Services
Salary Range: Contract
Part-time 2 days per week/16 hours
Posting: #004-15
Date Posted: 01/04/2015
Deadline: Until filled
Provide dental care for the patients of Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic to ensure that County residents, who cannot afford services, are uninsured, or who have Medicaid access to regular dental care. Principle accountabilities include diagnose and services, treat dental/oral conditions, record patient dental encounters, educate individuals on the nature of oral health and related conditions, and provide consultation to the division manager and assist with updates to dental program protocols, policies and procedures. D.D.S. or D.M.D from a CODA accredited institution, Michigan Dental License with DEA License. Current CPR training and liability insurance. Experience in general dentistry and with hard-to-serve, behaviorally challenged patients preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills with basic computer skills strongly preferred.

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

Buildings & Grounds
8:00- 4:30PM
Posting: #054-16
Date Posted: 06/05/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Install, service, and repair environmental control systems according to applicable codes in County buildings utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory and pipe fitting. Cut and bend tubing, cut and thread pipe, join tubing or pipe to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions and solders joints. Install expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating-ventilation fans to control panels. Test systems and add Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observe pressure and vacuum gauges and adjust controls to ensure efficient operation. Test joints and connections for gas leaks. May repair and service air conditioners and replace defective components.  Record cause of malfunctions, repairs, and replacements made. Operate automatically fired boilers to heat buildings. Observe pressure, temperature to verify specified operation. Adjust control to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and steam pressure of boiler. Observe boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions and make repairs. May test and treat boiler feed water, using specified chemicals. Maintain log of meter and gauge readings and record data, such as water test results and quantity of fuel consumed.

High School diploma or equivalent. Valid Michigan driver’s license and good driving record.  Certificate of completion from accredited trade school in related heating and air conditioning areas.  Minimum of two years experience in boiler and air conditioning maintenance, service and repairs.  Demonstrate ability and/or knowledge in refrigeration and boiler theory, repair, and service.  Knowledge of state and national codes.  Ability to read and work from blue prints, schematics, and service manuals.  Must have, or be able to obtain, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) certification for handling CFC's.

County position included benefits package with medical and coverage, paid holidays and vacation time. Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.  

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Randy Winterowd
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Rm 106
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Parks & Fairgrounds
$9.53/ hr
M-F,7:am-3:pm/varies 20-37/hrs per wk.
45 Seasonal Positions
Posting: #028-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Issues Park permits, collects fees and monitors vehicles for valid permits.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Prepares receipt records, daily deposits and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Assists in providing clean and safe facilities by performing light maintenance work, including driving Parks vehicles.

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

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

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

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

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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Circuit Court- Juvenile Home
Starting Salary:$10.75/hr
Posting: 061-16
Date Posted: 06/26/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/30/2016
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.
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 trouble youths preferred.

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