Kalamaoo County

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September 25, 2017
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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COURT SECURITY DEPUTY
Sheriff
Salary NF-12 (A-B) $14.27 - $14.64/hr.
Part-time: 20 hrs./week (Days)
Union Position:
Posting: 073-17
Date Posted: 07/09/2017
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.

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Paul Matyas, Undersheriff
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




DEPUTY DIRECTOR-FINANCIAL MGT & ADMIN
HCS - Administration
Starting Salary: K-12 (A) $71,115.20
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 109-17
Date Posted: 09/24/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Provide  leadership,  supervision,  and  guidance  for  the  finance,  administration,  and  management information components of the department.  Direct the use and allocation of departmental resources through administration of the development and implementation of all budgets for all funds.  Direct financial reporting systems and activities.  Work closely with the HCS Director in the overall management of the department and programs and assume responsibilities and leadership role in his/her absence.  Ensure departmental compliance with regulations, laws, statutes, standards and guidelines pertaining to component areas of oversight.  Serve as the administrative liaison with County administrative departments for the day-to-day operations of the department.  Provide 24/7 response to Emergency Preparedness events requiring immediate mobilization of Public Health and fill assigned role as designated by Incident Commander.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or similar discipline with an extensive background in financial management, grants management and administrative processes with supervisory experience required or military equivalent. Master’s or CPA preferred.  Eight or more years of financial management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity preferably in a human services environment strongly preferred. Thorough understanding of governmental processes, fund accounting with extensive background in grants management including thorough knowledge of OMB circulars, contracting methods and audit requirements. Understanding of automated information systems, advanced application use of Microsoft Office products with exceptional communication, organizational and problem solving abilities required.

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

 

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ENTERPRISE SPECIALIST/ANALYST
Information Systems
Annual Salary: K08 (A-B) $54,609.36 - $56,977.44
(Salary includes competitive adjustment)
Full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 098-17
Date Posted: 08/13/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Network administration and maintenance of multiple and complex, switched networks (LAN and WAN) consisting of many facilities, servers, switches, mid-range systems, appliances, routers, firewalls, access points, applications, VLANs, VPNs, etc.  Apply business and technical support concepts to provide support for automated systems including planning, coordinating, integrating, documenting, testing, scripting, implementing and managing applications, databases and system interfaces.  Entry level, multi-phased project leadership involving management, coordination and implementation of core technical projects as well as special departmental projects involving departments, external organizations and agencies.  Architect, plan, implement, test and support network, server and workstation security.  Work with a cross-section of internal IT personnel, external IT professionals, State and local government IT staff, vendors, first responders and the management team to coordinate delivery of network communications functions.  Develop technical and instructional documentation on assigned focus areas and provide associated training for Information Systems staff and/or end-users while maintaining an in-house library of information and resources.  Provide planning, leadership, direction, technical expertise and consulting services as a resource to IS Management and County departments.  Software engineering, application and web development and task automation via script development tools such as PowerShell, Visual Basic, VBScript, XML, SQL and AutoIT.  Maintain a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and systems.  Continue professional development and knowledge of IT products and solutions.  Provide evening and weekend support for mission critical IT services and emergency support; perform network administration work on off-hours and cover for support staff to maintain 7:00 am to 5:00 pm operations. 

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with a minimum of two to three years related experience; or any comparable combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of current technology and advanced experience in a TCP/IP based LAN/WAN Enterprise network and telecommunication systems environment. Experience with Microsoft workstation and server OS, Active Directory, Exchange, Novell ZCM, Cisco, Citrix, IBM Power8, SQL, HyperV Virtual Servers and SAN technologies preferred.  Demonstrated interpersonal/communications and project leadership skills.

NOTE:  If an applicant demonstrates senior level experience in engineering, designing, and analyzing system architecture, as well as, extensive experience in multi-phased project management, he/she may be eligible for the K09 (A-B) starting salary of $62,125.44 - $64,920.96.

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

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FINANCE DIRECTOR
Finance
Annual Salary: K-14 (A-B) $90,438.40 - $94,577.60
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 066-17
Date Posted: 06/18/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Supervise and direct the Office of Finance staff.  Establish, maintain and oversee all financial, project/program, grant application and accounting systems including asset management and plan administration of the retirement system and retiree health system pursuant to Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Oversee the administrative and fiduciary matters of the County Retirement System and retiree health trust.  Assist County Administrator & Deputy County Administrator of Internal Services with budget development monitoring and analysis.  Evaluate Board actions as applicable for financial impact, compliance with policy and accounting/reporting requirements.  Design, analyze and if necessary, present financial reports to various audiences.  Develop, implement and maintain policies and internal controls to manage the County’s financial risks by researching, analyzing and implementing accepted governmental accounting policies and procedures.  Act as a resource for County finances, budgeting, accounting information and Federal and State grant guidance.

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities required, minimally 5 years.  Five (5) years of financial management experience in governmental accounting preferred.  Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred. Certified Public Accountant or Certified Government Financial Manager preferred.  Extensive knowledge of governmental accounting principles (including GASB rules and GAAP standards), methods and applications; modern management and organizational principles and practices; budgetary methods and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of computerized accounting systems and their integration with other administrative systems. The ability to analyze a variety of complex problems and independently develop alternative solutions within critical deadlines; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; set work priorities and train, direct, motivate and evaluate the work of assigned staff; and to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with a variety of persons including officials, management and staff.

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

 

 

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Send Resume to:
Amanda Morse
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue, Room 201
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




LEGAL ASSISTANT I - MAC
Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary: K-03 (A) $13.69/hr.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 107-17
Date Posted: 09/17/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 09/29/2017
 

Serve as receptionist screening incoming mail, telephone calls, and walk-in visitors. Explain office policy and procedure or refer to appropriate personnel within the office.  Prepares all criminal files for court by assembling all pertinent data relative to a case, such as criminal complaint, police report, progress sheets, intake score sheets, and other supporting documents.  Read, gather and interpret information from jury questionnaires (Approx. 225-300 each week) and transfer information to summary sheets for Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys’ use before Circuit Court trials.  Assist the Charging Specialist by obtaining basic screening information needed for all assaultive crimes, to include Assault and Battery, and Domestic Violence complaints. This is approximately 75% of all citizen contact.  Enter pertinent information into a form letter for the Assault and Battery victims, mail letters out, and file in a tickler system from victims last name A-Z.  After one month, they are stamped with a “Failed to Appear” stamp and sent back to the appropriate police agency.  Prepare all legal documents involving the dismissal of cases by our office (Nolle Prosequi) by obtaining defendant's name, charge, court & reason for the dismissal from the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Provide weekend and holiday coverage for the Charging Specialist on a rotating basis.

High School diploma or GED.  Previous multi-line telephone/receptionist experience.  1-2 years’ experience in a law office or previous experience working in the criminal justice system preferred.  Ability to be patient, understanding, and empathetic when assisting traumatized, frustrated and/or angry persons.  Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.

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

 

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Shellie Stapert - Administrator
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th Floor
Kalamazoo MI 49007




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Area Agency on Aging, IIIA
Annual Salary K-08(A-C)$47,486.40- $51,708.80
Full-time, Monday - Friday (Days)
Posting: 104-17
Date Posted: 09/10/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 09/25/2017
 

Conduct comprehensive client assessments to determine psychosocial, financial, and environmental strengths and limitations as well as medical status/conditions of potential clients.  Develop plan of care in conjunction with the client, designated caregivers and Choices for Independence Social Worker(s).   Monitor client condition and provision of service pertaining to plans for care.  Adjust plan as determined through reassessment, normal monitoring and client's desired outcomes.  Work with family members and volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal supports.  Provide feedback to AAA staff regarding any problems or concerns with service delivery from purchase of service providers.  Establish and maintain liaison with hospital discharge planners, human service providers, home care agencies, long-term care facilities, Department of Human Services and other referring agencies.

Current Michigan  Registered  Nurse License with an emphasis  on gerontology and three years’ experience working  with older adults; or any comparable combination of education, training or experience. Extensive interviewing and assessment skills and highly developed organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of community resources, especially geriatric and chronic disease management. Reliable transportation and current Michigan driver’s license.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application

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Anne Zemlick
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




RELIEF KITCHEN WORKER
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Starting Salary $10.62/hr.
Part-time 8-30 hrs. /Wk. hours varies
Posting: 092-17
Date Posted: 08/06/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 10/28/2017
 

Daily preparation of nutritious and varied meals utilizing Federal Standardized Recipes.  Follow daily cleaning schedule for assigned shift.  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.  Ensure 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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SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT PROJECT INVESTIGATOR
Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary: $24.21/hr.
Full-time, Hours varies
Temporary Position up to 2 years.
Posting: 100-17
Date Posted: 08/20/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Conduct criminal investigations arising from the testing of previously untested sexual assault kits as assigned. Locate victims and suspects. Interview potential witnesses, including victims, and interrogate suspects. Assist in drafting search warrants and direct or participate in the execution of search warrants. Collect evidence, maintaining proper chain of custody. Work with other law enforcement agencies in joint operations. Arrest and process suspects charged with crimes arising from the testing of previously untested sexual assault kits.  Assist attorneys in their courtroom presentations. Serve subpoenas. Appear at court proceedings, maintain evidence and coordinate witnesses. Provide truthful testimony at court proceedings.  Provide data about investigations and prosecutions. Track progress of investigations.

Must have high school diploma and five years of experience with a law enforcement agency as a MCOLES certified police officer conducting investigations in a criminal investigation unit or detective bureau.  Must have and maintain MCOLES certification and possess a valid Michigan driver's license

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Send Resume to:
Scott W. Brower
Kalamazoo County Prosecuting Attorney
227 W. Michigan Ave. 5th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




SOCIAL WORKER
Area Agency on Aging, IIIA
Starting Salary K-07 (A) $19.71/hr.
Full-time, Monday - Friday (Days)
Posting: 105-17
Date Posted: 09/10/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 09/25/2017
 

Conduct comprehensive client assessments to determine social, financial, emotional and environmental strengths and limitations of potential clients.  Develop care plans in conjunction with the Choices for Independence Nurse(s).  Coordinate the client's eligibility process for program assistance.  Monitor client condition and provision of service pertaining to plans for care. Adjust plan as determined through reassessment or normal monitoring.  Work with family members and volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal supports.  Provide feedback to AAA staff regarding any problems or concerns with service delivery from purchase of service providers.  Establish and maintain liaison with hospital discharge planners, human service providers, home care agencies, long-term care facilities, Department of Human Services and other referring agencies.  Provides information, advocacy, and linking to resources for older adults, caregivers, and persons with disabilities.

Licensed Social Worker with the State of Michigan with Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required; Masters preferred.  Formal education with an emphasis on gerontology and two years’ experience working with older adults is strongly preferred. Extensive interviewing and assessment skills and highly developed organizational skills preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer/database management skills desired. Knowledge of community resources, especially geriatric and chronic care resources preferred. Reliable transportation and current Michigan driver's license is required.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application

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Send Resume to:
Anne Zemlick
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




WINTER SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary: $9.67/hr.
Part-time, Hours varies
Posting: 108-17
Date Posted: 09/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Open and close gates/restrooms as various Kalamazoo County Parks.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Communicate daily issues to appropriate Park Staff. 

Morning shift is 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., evening shift is 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. up to seven day a week.  Position works November 2017 to March 2018.

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.

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

 

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