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September 3, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Environmental Health Specialist
HCS - Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K07) $16.94-$22.87/hr
Full-time, M-F, 8a - 5p
Posting: 061-14
Date Posted: 08/03/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 09/05/2014

Enforce regulations associated with licensed food establishments and provides response to consumer complaints including during a food borne illness. Enforce regulations associated with public campbrounds. Enforce regulations associated with public swimming pools and spas. Provide contract audits for adult and childcare facilities. Enforce regulations associated with Michigan lead laws and educate the public regarding home environment issues; provide, advise, and resolve issues associated with housing sanitation and safety environment issues; provide, advise, and resolve issues associated with housing sanitation and safety. Provide contract audit for body art facilities. Enforce regulations associated with onsite wastewater and sewage treatment systems. Enforce regulations associated with onsite residential and Type III water supplies. Advise on and resolve issues associated wtih housing sanitation and safety. Coordinate activities associated with surface water monitoring and evaluation. Perform surveillance of condemned properties associated with Methamphetamine contamination.

A Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health, Biology, or a related field is required; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)/Registered Sanitarian (RS) preferrred. Knowledge of existing laws and ordinance related to environmental health, good communications and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team environment is required. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license is required.

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

HCS - Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
(K10) $23.45 - $31.65/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a – 5p
Posting: 056-14
Date Posted: 07/13/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Manage the Public Health Disease Surveillance System for Kalamazoo County and regularly analyze & report on the health status of residents, identifying corrective action for adverse trends. Consult internally and externally on epidemiologic issues, providing leadership and expertise for program evaluation, grant applications, and program management, and community decision-making. This is done in order to regularly monitor and report on the health of Kalamazoo County residents, respond to emergencies and prevent illness and promote health thus reducing the financial burden of infectious and chronic diseases in the community.

A Master’s Degree in Epidemiology with three to five years experience in local, state, or national epidemiology programs is required with a Doctorate degree preferred. Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring an active surveillance program preferred. Public health experience and program management experience preferred. Knowledge of statistical tests and the Public Health System desired. Ability to analyze multi-factorial health issues, interpret data, build and utilize databases for data analysis, evaluate data collection methods, and direct disease investigation is preferred. Excellent technical/computer skills, organization skills and oral and written communication skills are preferred.

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

Human Resources Director
Human Resources
(K14) $37.35 - $42.95/hr
Ful-time, M-F, 8a - 5p
Posting: 066-14
Date Posted: 08/31/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Supervise and direct the Human Resources Department staff. Represent Kalamazoo County at the bargaining table and interpret and administer the collective bargaining agreement. Investigate and resolve grievances and other employee related issues. Develop and maintain current and legal policies and procedures for County operations. Advise executive leadership, supervisors, and employees on policies, procedures, and management practices. Administer recruitment and training and development programs to maintain and improve employability skills.

A Bachelor's Degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, or a related field and six years human resources management experience required. A Master's degree or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification preferred. Must possess advanced knowledge of State and Federal laws controlling labor relations, fair employment, civil rights, and benefits. Public speaking and training skills are required. Ability to problem solve with flexibility and objectivity. Must have exceptional interpersonal skills.

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Diane Erikson
Office of Finance
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007


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