Kalamaoo County

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December 8, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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HOUSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST
HCS - Community Action Agency
Starting Salary $19.42/hr.
M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 115-16
Date Posted: 12/04/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 12/18/2016
 

Coordinate delivery of Housing Rehabilitation and Weatherization program services.  Maintain quality control over programs through careful review of work documents, invoices, testing results, and periodic site visits and field training.  Conduct intake to determine and accurately document eligibility of applicants in accordance with program eligibility guidelines.  Maintain accurate physical and electronic documentation of housing programs files, including State approved audit form(s), invoices, client education, inspections, etc.  Review and maintain current housing program requirements/documentation to ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal rules.  Maintain current programmatic records of obligations, ordered and issued payments, and reconciliation of financial reports.  Coordinate Weatherization & Housing Rehabilitation program services procurement in collaboration with the Purchasing Department to secure competitive bids and pricing for contracted services

 

High school diploma or equivalent with training or experience in construction, energy, and human services is required; Bachelor's degree and Michigan Residential Builders license is strongly preferred. Detailed knowledge of construction trades related to residential buildings, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing with emphasis on heat loss, including insulation/infiltration, ventilation and mechanical system interactions required. Construction or contracting estimating and project management including CAD design experience is preferred. Inspection or code compliance experience strongly preferred.  Knowledge of Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program preferred. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is required. State weatherization inspection training, Lead Renovation, Repair and Paint (LRRP), Lead Safe Weatherization (LSW), Internal Air Quality (IAQ), OSHA and Asbestos Awareness safety certification is required within 6 months of hire.

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INTERN-STD HEALTH COORDINATOR
HCS-Clinical Services
Starting Salary $14.00/hr.
M-F, 35hours/week
Posting: 106-16
Date Re-Posted: 11/27/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 

Provide support to STD Health Coordinator.   Assist in development of the community wide STD Task Force Coalition.  Conduct special research projects as assigned in the development of a community plan.   Specific assignments in the focus area of communicable disease related to sexual practices.

This position may assist with: Special projects, Data entry, Development of promotional materials, brochures, etc. Hands-on projects as appropriate, specifically in the content areas identified in principal accountability, Community outreach and program delivery.

Undergraduate or graduate level student with a major in the area of Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, or related field.  Good communication and organizational skills required.  Ability to work independently while also able to work effectively in a team is required.  Work or volunteer experience in public or nonprofit sector in fields or health, education, human services preferred.  Strong technical/computer skills needed. Understanding of Public Health.

 

 

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MAINTENANCE I
Building & Grounds
Salary S-10 A $12.45/hr
M-F, 8-4:30pm
Posting: 116-16
Date Posted: 12/04/2016
Deadline: Until filled
 

Ability to work independently or in a team on maintenance, repairs and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Assist senior skilled trades and building operators with repairs and maintenance tasks.  Perform and assist with the repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment as assigned.  Assist in the moving and installation of furniture and equipment. 

 

High School diploma or GED certification.  Ability to read and understand maintenance manuals and logs.  Ability to read, write and speak in a clear and concise manner.  (3) Three years of facilities maintenance work.  Familiar with applicable safety standards.  Building maintenance, construction, roofing, welding, electrical, or HVAC experience.  Lift and carry up to 75 pounds.  Valid Michigan driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation.  Basic to intermediate computer skills. Self-motivated candidate with solid experience in one or more of the construction trades preferred.

 

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

 

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Send Resume to:
Ron Kuivenhoven, Department of Building & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49007




NUTRITIONIST
HCS - Maternal & Child Health
$19.42/HOUR
M,W,F12:30-4:30, TH-10-6:30
Posting: 111-16
Date Posted: 11/27/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 12/22/2016
 

Assess and document nutrition/medical risk factors, assign appropriate food package, provide nutrition education, provide appropriate community referrals, administer and distribute food benefits at HCS-Nazareth Complex, and off-site location within Kalamazoo County (Portage Community Center).  Approve all Class II infants’ formula requests.  If necessary seek State approval for Class III special formulas requests, if RD in not available.  Inform and recruit families/children for WIC Program (outreach).  Coordinate Breastfeeding, Nutrition Education and Outreach activities for local WIC office (includes tracking inventory of equipment/supplies and maintain database).  Perform hematological and lead testing and maintain CLIA requirements as established by HCS and WIC policy and procedures.  Registered Dietitian approves all Class III Special formulas and prepares high risk nutrition care plans.  Prepare nutrition education lesson plans for information mall/bulletin boards; create quarterly newsletter.  Assure that the WIC program performance standards are met as required by State/Federal guidelines and Local County Health and Community Services.  Collaborate with Community Agencies and Human Services Department programs (i.e. Housing Resources, Community Centers, Health Clinics, Loaves & Fishes) to provide resources and support to assist families.  Inform families/individuals of community activities that are instrumental toward self-growth and community involvement.  Submit weekly, monthly and annual reports as it relates to departmental activities.  Provide training to Staff on nutrition and breastfeeding topics and to Provider offices regarding WIC changes.

Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Foods, Nutrition or Home Economics required:  Completion of approved internship and completion of State RD exam preferred.  Public Health experience is strongly desired.  Knowledge of community resources, basic computer skills and good organizations skills are required.  Good communication skills, both written and oral required.  Bi-lingual language skill strongly preferred.  Must have reliable transportation, at least two years’ experience working with economically disadvantaged families preferred.

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SPECIALITY COURT CASE MANAGER
Circuit Court - Administrative Division
Starting Salary $19.42/hr.
M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 114-16
Date Posted: 12/04/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 12/14/2016
 

Implement comprehensive case management plans, provide face-to-face guidance, write, prepare, and disseminate weekly court reports, reflecting participant's progress and report to related parties including the court, and provide crisis intervention and resolution for Swift and Sure Sanctions Program (SSSP) participants and Family Dependency Treatment Court Program (FDTCP) participants.  Interview and screen non-violent parents/caregivers for FDTCP and make recommendations regarding enrollment.  Coordinate a team of services for the participants of FDTCP and SSSP and participate in planning sessions with other criminal justice and human services agencies to address and problem solve multiple problem areas affecting participants.  Conduct and review biopsychosocial assessments, incorporating the results into the comprehensive case management plans.  Assist in the preparation of violation reports, reflecting participant's progress, for SSSP which are then submitted to the court.  Conduct drug and alcohol testing using urine specimens, breath analysis, and other drug screenings for FDTCP and SSSP participants.  Enter and manage program data in Drug Court Case Management Information System to assist in statistical reporting to the State Court Administrators Office. Prepare program data reports to assist the Administrator of Problem Solving Courts in grant writing and grant reporting.

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work, and/or related field, or equivalent work experience. Experience in counseling/therapy/case management of the criminal justice and substance abusing population. Excellent organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with crisis situations, work independently, and handle multiple tasks. Knowledge/understanding of court procedures.  Experience in counseling/therapy/case management of the criminal justice and substance abusing population.  Valid Michigan drivers’ license.

 

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WIC COORDINATOR
HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Starting Salary $22.83/hr.
Fulltime - First shift, some evenings
Posting: 113-16
Date Posted: 12/04/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 12/12/2016
 

Program administration and management of personnel including professional (RD, nutritionists) and paraprofessional technicians. Assure that the WIC Program performance standards are met as required by State/Federal guidelines and Local County Health and Community Services.  Assess and document nutrition/medical  risk factors, assign appropriate food package, provide nutrition education, provide appropriate community referrals, and administer and distribute food benefits at HCS­ Nazareth complex, and off-site location(s) within Kalamazoo County.  Perform hematological and lead testing, and maintain CLIA requirements as established by HCS and WIC policy and procedures.  Coordinate Breastfeeding, Nutrition Education, and Outreach activities for local WIC office (includes tracking inventory of equipment/supplies and maintaining database) Collaborate with community agencies and Human Services Department programs (i.e. Housing Resources, Community Centers, Health clinics, Loaves & Fishes) to provide resources and support to assist families.  Provide training to WIC staff and provider offices.

 

Bachelor degree in Dietetics, Foods, Nutrition, or Home Economics required.  Master's degree and/or completion of approved internship and State RD exam preferred.  Public Health experience with at least 3-5 years supervisory experience strongly desired.  Knowledge of community resources and experience working with economically disadvantaged families desired.  Requires good computer skills, organizational skills, communication skills - written and oral.  Must have reliable transportation. Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred.

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