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October 26, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ASSISTANT
HCS Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K02) $11.09 - $12.20/hr
Temporary, on-call position, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, no benefits
Posting: #080-14
Date Posted: 09/28/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Collect, sort and process a wide variety of hazardous materials at the Household Hazardous Waste Center. Identify hazardous chemicals using the prinicples of organic and inorganic chemistry. Assist in the management of electronics, batteries, cell phones, ink and other waste streams. Pack materials according to contractor specifications. Provide quality customer service and environmental education on the proper handling and disposal of household hazardous waste. Heavy lifiting of at least 50 pounds on a daily basis and exposure to extreme temperature changes should be expected. This is an on call position for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Associates 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 of training, experience and education. Organizational, communication and computer skills are strongly desired. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

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




NURSE HOME VISITOR
HCS-Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57 - $26.42/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #089-14
Date Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
NFP Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing service to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program in order to promote healthy pregnancies, normal growth and development for the child, and achievement of family self sufficiency. The NHV is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practices and adherence to the NFP model, and to the policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards of NFP and the Kalamazoo County HCS.

Current Michigan Registered Nurse license with two years experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting, or mental health/behavioral health nursing preferred. Bachelor's of Nursing required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 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
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo MI 49048




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - SUPERVISOR
HCS Maternal & Child Health
Salary: (K09) $21.38-$28.87/hr
Full time, 8-5 with some evenings/weekends
Posting: #090-14
Date Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Management of program personnel including hiring, appraisals, discipline; responsible for program administration including monitoring budgets, authorizing requisitions, setting goals and participating in State and local meetings; monitor program reporting to ensure complete reports and timely transmission of data a required by program guidelines; perform program outreach to inform families of and recruit families to the Nurse Family Partnership program; and develop and maintain community referral sources; promote program and educate community about available services.

Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan with bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Master's degree in Nursing o Public Health preferred. Seven years nursing experience preferably in maternal and/or child health, public health or home visitation or comparable combination of experience, education and training is required. Program management and supervisory experience strongly preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, organization skills desired. Basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and database access preferred.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
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
Date Re-Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

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




SR. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
HCS Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57- $26.42/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #086-14
Date Posted: 10/12/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/29/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Inspect commercial, residential and public locations in the County to enforce Federal, State and local laws that safeguard the public's health. An employee in this classification works in several programs but will primarily be assigned to work in on-site sewage, on-site water, nuisance and complaint investigation, housing inspections, child and adult care facility evaluations and meth cleanup. These programs assure laws and rule compliance in order to prevent disease, prolong life, protect the environment and promote the overal public health of the community.

Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Biology or related field required; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)/Registered Sanitarian (RS) required. Knowledge of existing laws and ordinances related to environmental health, good communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a team environment required. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license required. Hepatitis A and B vaccines are requirements for this position if working in the onsite sewage program.

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




WINTER SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary (Ta-N): $8.84/hr
Posting: #083-14
Date Posted: 10/05/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
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 5:00 a.m. 7:00 a.m.; evening shift is 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., up to seven days a week. Position works November 2014 to March 2015.

High school diploma or equivalent and must be 18 years of age. Valid Michigan driver's license required. Drug testing is a requirement of this position.

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Kalamazoo County Parks Department
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

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