County Banner Image
Commissioners and Citizen Advisory BoardsServices and ProgramsCounty Departments, Courts and Services ListCounty Directories and Services A to ZCounty Jobs
Community Calendars Public Notices County Home Page Find Us On FaceBook

CURRENT OPENINGS Subscribe to the RSS feedRSS

August 29, 2015
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.
  • Criminal background checks are required for all positions.
  • Credit background checks may be required for certain positions.



ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - INTERNAL POSTING
Circuit Court - Administrative Division
Starting Salary: (K04) $12.75/hr.
Full Time, M-F 8a - 5p
Posting: #088-15
Date Posted: 08/16/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 09/04/2015
 
Provide direct administrative support to the Administrator of Problem-Solving Courts and 3.5 Drug Treatment Court Case Managers. Pay invoices for treatment and services. Entering invoices in Eden Financial System. Assist with coordinating weekly Drug Court sessions.  Design, calculate and generate statistical/graphical reports. Reconcile restitution amount due, including preparation of court restitution orders, monitoring payments and recommend sanctions in non-payment situations. Serve as a resource and contact person for program information and referrals. Design presentation/educational materials about the Drug Treatment Court Program.  Collect urine specimens and perform Preliminary Breath Tests on program participants.
 
Associate's degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work and/or related field; or equivalent work experience.  Excellent organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with crisis situations, work independently, handle multi-tasks. Knowledge/understanding of court procedures. Ability to create presentation materials, charts, graphs and the ability to decipher statistical information. 
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Apply online




COURT SERVICE SPECIALIST II
Circuit Court - Family Division
$14.32/hr
M-F, 8a-5p
Posting: 085-15
Date Posted: 08/09/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Responsibilities and Qualifications
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 proper 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.
 
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 judges, attorneys, public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Kay Budas - Administrative Assistant
1400 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST I
District Court
Starting Salary: (K04) $12.75/hr.
Full-Time, 40 hours/week 8a - 5p
Posting: #089-15
Date Posted: 08/16/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 08/29/2015
 
Review, analyze and assess for proper filing all legal proceedings that will serve as the court record; update the court record regarding the judicial action of all court events in criminal, civil, traffic and appealed cases. Research, analyze and respond to all inquiries made by anyone in person, by telephone, email or in writing regarding the court’s records and procedures. Review, anlayze and certify court documents as to their accuracy and then release the certified documents to appropriate parties and agencies. Receive, process, document and accept all filing fees, court ordered payments, restitution and bonds in accordance with applicable laws and auditing requirements. Review, analyze and document all witnesses subpoenaed to the court for the 8th District Court. Make arrangements for interpreters, special accommodations and any other due process requirements. Coordinate, analyze, monitor and produce the court schedule for all criminal, civil and traffic cases. Compile, analyze, monitor and submit reports to agencies and the Supreme Court for disposition, criminal history and compliance with case management standards. Monitor the processing of criminal and civil appeals to the Circuit Court
 
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field; two years court or related field experience; or comparable combination of 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 organization/prioritization skills; excellent communication skills with judges, attorneys, and public; maintain confidentiality; maintain eligibility for LEIN certification and become LEIN certified within 6 months of employment.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Tina L. Keifer, Court Administrator
150 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo MI 49001




DENTIST
HCS Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
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.

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




ENTERPRISE SPECIALIST/ANALYST
Information Systems
Salary Range (K08): $23.75-$32.07/hr.
(Salary includes 19% competitive adjustment)
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #046-15
Date Posted: 04/26/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Network administration and management functions providing complex planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the County's enterprise network and telecommunication systems and Tier II technical support for Help Desk escalation process in order to provide a comprehensive, reliable, secure technology platform that supports technology systems which meet departmental, County, State and Federal requirements and needs, maximizes end user productivity and meets essential business functions. 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 AS/400-i5, SQL, Virtual Servers and SAN technologies preferred. Demonstrated interpersonal/communications and project leadership skills.

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Apply online




OFFICE ASSISTANT
Kalamazoo County Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary (K03): $11.99/hr.
Part-time - 20-30 hours/week M-F 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: #077-15
Date Posted: 07/05/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Provide County Park front desk customer service including answering phones, assisting customers in person and answering questions about services and events. Facilitate County Park services taking camping and shelter reservations, selling annual park passes, answering customer questions and helping fulfill customer needs for a positive customer experience. Receive cash or other payment forms for Expo Center and County Park events and services. Process accounts payable assign proper account numbers, prepare electronic reimbursement/invoice processing and purchase requisitions; maintain office supply inventory. Assist Administrative Assistant with processing receivables, daily mail, office and contract filing, customer communication, answering and routing phone calls. Prepare reports and review Expo Center contracts as needed.
 
High School diploma or GED certification with two years experience providing administrative support in an office environment. Previous experience as an account clerk or similar responsibilities preferred. Must have effective written communication skills, strong customer service experience and basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and database data entry. The ability to multi-task along with excellent organizational and time management skills are required. Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Lisa Conley
Kalamazoo County Parks Department
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048




PSYCHOLOGIST
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
K(10) $23.92 - $32.98
Part-time (32 hours) Mon-Thurs, 8a-5p
Posting: 091-15
Date Posted: 08/17/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Develop coordinate and direct all psychological services to wards of the Court.  Conduct court-ordered psychological evaluations of Court wards and file written reports of findings to the Court. Provide routine psychological as well as specialized (suicide, substance abuse, sex offender, etc.) screenings, treatments and/or referral services to residents of the Juvenile Home.  Provide individual and group in-service training and continuing education programs to Youth Specialist staff of the Juvenile Home.  Provide psychological consultation services to the Court as well as to service agencies of Community Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Public Health.  Testify as an expert witness for the Court.  Provide psychological consultation and education services to the staff of the Youth Center School and the Intensive Learning Center. Participate in daily change-of-shift reports and Youth Specialist staff meetings. Participate in weekly Population Management meetings. Participate in special projects such as weekly Treatment Planning meetings and periodic Competency Exam Policy meetings.  Supervise psychology and counseling graduate students doing internships, practice and field placements.
 
Master's degree required, doctoral degree preferred, in psychology or closely related discipline. A minimum of five years clinical experience is required with extensive skills in working with adolescents in a mental health, correctional or similar residential setting.  Must be licensed to practice in Michigan as a Psychologist.  If the license is limited, there must be supervision available by a fully licensed psychologist.  Knowledge of psychological terminology, principles and theory, including topics of statistical analysis, tests and measurement, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, human development, personality, mental health disorders and treatment and social behavior.  A working knowledge of the circuit court system. Specialized knowledge, skill, experience and training in child and adolescent development in juvenile or criminal justice issues and in evaluating competence and criminal responsibility of juveniles in the context of specific legal proceedings.  Ability to comprehend, evaluate and analyze problem situations.  Ability to apply knowledge to new situations.  Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with youth, families, colleagues and superiors.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Stephanie Slawson
1424 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Salary Range (K08): $19.96 - $26.95/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8am-5pm
Posting: #071-15
Date Posted: 06/28/2015
Date Re-Posted: 07/19/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
Provide comprehensive nursing services independently and in conjunction with the physician of the Juvenile Home to ensure that the highest quality health care is provided to the total population of the Juvenile Home. Examine, evaluate and review the total physical and medical health needs of all residents including treatment for emergency injury or illness.  Inventory, maintain, secure and distribute all medication and medical supplies. Maintain accurate individual medical records, providing and/or obtaining information to or from, appropriate agencies when applicable. Establish and execute laboratory procedures to obtain all necessary information for diagnosis. Counsel and provide training for residents on issues of hygiene, health care and social issues that regard health. Assist physician with all physical exams and evaluate all medical complaints for prioritizing schedule. Train facility staff on medical procedures and observation and reporting skills in compliance with American Medical Association (AMA).  Assure compliance with State and Federal regulation regarding health related policies. Research and develop standard policies and procedures for clinical health care services.
 
Current Registered Nurse and have at least two years experience working with adolescents. Skills required include medical observation, assessment and physical examination techniques, verbal and written communication, and highly developed interpersonal relationship skills with adults and juveniles. Knowledge in counseling juveniles, nursing techniques in a correctional setting and interviewing techniques specifically for Adolescent Sex Offenders (ASO) assessment treatment and treatment is essential. Necessary certifications include State certified to teach Sex Education, CPR Instructor, American Red Cross first aid and stress management instructor’s certification.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Apply online




RECRUITMENT & HIRING SPECIALIST
Human Resources
Starting Salary (K08): $19.96/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 - 5
Posting: #090-15
Date Posted: 08/16/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 09/16/2015
 
Maintain the County's position description system, including the drafting of all new position descriptions and changes to existing position descriptions.  Serve as first line consultant to County management staff for all position related processes such as hiring, creations/eliminations, and classification/reclassification.  Ensure proper documentation is in place and integration is complete.  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.  Evaluate hiring documents to ensure compliance with existing position descriptions.  Ensure advertising is appropriate and complete. Create job bulletin, coordinate advertising for positions, post jobs to the Kalamazoo County website, and send current job opening email countywide. Complete job packet when returned
from hiring Department. Conduct required background checks and communicate results to hiring department.
 
Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field, with at least five years experience in analysis, design and/or administration of a position description program or any comparable combination of experience, education, or training. Experience in mixed union/non-union setting is highly desired.  Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and provide evaluations to levels within the organization. Strong written and verbal communications and organizational skills; proficiency with word processing and spreadsheets are required.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Kristine Cunningham, HR Director
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




RELIEF KITCHEN WORKER
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
$10.62/hr
Part Time, 6a-2p or 10a-6p
Posting: 084-15
Date Posted: 08/09/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 09/02/2015
 
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Daily preparation of nutritious and varied meals utilizing Federal Standardized Recipes.  Follow daily cleaning schedule for assigned shifts.  Properly operate and maintain kitchen and appliances.  Provide direction to Day Treatment participants who are assigned to kitchen duty.  Inventory all knives at the beginning and end of each shift.  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 Food Service Association.  Two years experience working in moderate size kitchen.  Knowledge of volume cooking and maintaining high vitamin content in foods.
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Apply online or send resume to:
Stephanie Slawson
1424 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




RELIEF WORKER
Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Salary: $10.75/hr
On-call position, 8-30 hrs./wk.
Posting: #063-15
Date Posted: 05/31/2015
Deadline: Until filled
 
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 years college in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or related human services, with completion of undergraduate degree preferred. Experience working with juveniles required, work with troubled youths preferred.

Click Here to Submit Resume Online




SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Kalamazoo County Parks Department
9.34/hr
Varied
Posting: #114-14
Date Posted: 12/21/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 
Collect entrance fees and provide general park information to the public. Perform light maintenance duties such as mowing, trimming, lifting 70+lbs painting, cleaning restrooms, and picking up garbage. Demonstrate good attention to detail when handling cash. Variable hours evenings, weekends and holidays will be required. Must be proficient in math, able to communicate with park guests, and work as team player. Must be able to operate Park vehicles with standard transmission which may include tractors and/or commercial mowers. Some positions may have grounds/maintenance focus. Previous related experience would be a plus. Must be 18+ yrs. of age, and possess valid Michigan Drivers license. High School diploma or GED is required. Drug testing is a requirement of this position.

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

Send Resume to:
Lisa Conley
Kalamazoo County Parks Department
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




SENIOR FINANCE CLERK
Finance
Starting Salary: (K03) $11.99/hr.
Full -Time, 40 hours/week M-F
Posting: #092-15
Date Posted: 08/23/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 09/04/2015
 
Audit & review accounts payable transactions. Process checks. Scan and attach source documents to electronic documents.  Vendor creation and maintenance.  Audit & Review and post departmental submissions of general ledger transactions.
 
High school diploma required. Basic knowledge of governmental accounting and usage of accounting software. Ability to produce accurate work under pressure of deadlines. Fast and accurate typing/keyboarding skills. 
 

Click Here to Submit Resume Online

______________________

Linked Facebook Icon Facebook    RSS


Commissioners/Boards | Services/Programs | Departments/Courts
Directories | Employment | Community Calendars | About Us | Email Us | Links
County Home

Copyright and Disclaimer 1995 - 2015, County of Kalamazoo©


County Logo