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October 21, 2018

EEO POLICY STATEMENT

It is the policy of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners to provide equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, a person's political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, height, weight, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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.
  • Pre-employment criminal background checks and drug tests are required for ALL positions.
    • Credit background checks may be required for certain positions.

Veterans Wanted - Veterans Encouraged to Apply

BOOKING CLERK

SHERIFF
Starting Salary: NF-13 (A) $15.02/hr.
Shifts Varies.
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 054-18
Date Posted: 07/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works at a work station within a 24 hour locked down facility.

Accurately and with emphasis to detail, process incoming inmates by entering information into the JMS as indicated by the booking form, court document or other suitable documentation.  Obtain medical history from inmate and forward the information to Deputies, Nurses and appropriate staff.  Receives inmate property receipts and stores property in secure storage.  Enters inmate funds into proper inmate trust account.  Prepares inmate files and enters applicable updated information from sources i.e. court, LEIN.  Reports serious or dangerous situations as required.  Accurately and with emphasis to detail, processes inmate releases.

Two years of college in a law enforcement or related field of study, military or law enforcement equivalent. Preference is given to law enforcement background or Bachelor’s Degree. Ability to multitask and communicate effectively, exceptional cognitive skills; i.e. observation, interpretive, comprehensive and retention. Candidate must have good computer skills, keyboarding and data entry/retrieval and be able to pass a typing keyboard test. No visible tattoos. Must be able to pass a physical and drug screen and a thorough background investigation. Must maintain confidentiality.

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.

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Undersheriff James E. VanDyken
1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

CONTROL CENTER OPERATOR

Sheriff
NF-09 (A-B) $12.11 - $12.49/hr.
Fulltime, Hours varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 013-18
Date Posted: 03/04/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Visually monitors, primarily by camera, all activity within and around the jail.  Ensures unauthorized visitors are not allowed into the jail and that weapons are placed into lockers outside the jail. Maintains the safety and security of all persons in the jail and cooperatively prevent escapes by inmates.  Operates the intercom and other communication systems to provide instruction to inmates and other individuals.  Answers phones and directs callers to the appropriate resource.  Operate computerized monitoring equipment and locking equipment i.e. gate controls from work console.  Maintains logs; i.e. razors, mail and visitors.

High school diploma, two years of college or military service preferred. Good communications skills both written and verbal. Strong cognitive skills: comprehension and retention ability. Knowledge of word processing, keyboarding and data entry/retrieval is essential. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced, sometimes stressful environment. No visible tattoos. Must pass a physical and drug test. Must pass a thorough background investigation. 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.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

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Undersheriff James VanDyken
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St. Kalamazoo, MI 49048

CORRECTIONS OFFICER I

SHERIFF
Starting Salary: NF-17 (A) $20.16/hr
Shifts Varies.
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 053-18
Date Posted: 07/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a 24-hour lock down facility where assignments are made any day of the week and any shift.

Observe inmate activity to detect unusual or prohibited behavior which might be a threat to the security of the facility or to the safety of others.  Respond quickly to calls for assistance in the jail.  Prepare written reports after responding to critical incidents such as assaults on employees or inmates and threats to the jail security.  Accurately count inmates under his/her supervision several times during each shift. 

Conduct thorough search of inmates and jail cells.  Monitor inmate feeding, recreational activities and inmate visits.  Correctly deliver prescribed medication to inmates.  Ensure that security systems, firefighting equipment, and other equipment in the facility are in operating condition. 

Must have: Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating Training Council (MSCTC) certification within one year of hire.  Two years of College, two years law enforcement or corrections experience, or the equivalent with military service.  Michigan Law Enforcement commission on Standards (MCOLES) certification is accepted but must still have MSCTC certification within one year of hire.

Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. Ability to pass a post-offer medical exam, drug screen, psychological evaluation, LCOPAT fitness test and the EMPCO Correction written test.  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 maintain composure in stressful situations. Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and multitask. 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. Ability to wear and operate respiratory devices. Ability to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent inmates. 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.

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Undersheriff James E. VanDyken
1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

COURT SECURITY DEPUTY

Sheriff
Salary NF-12 (A-B) $14.52 - $14.90/hr.
Part-time: 20 hrs. Hours varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 012-18
Date Posted: 02/27/2018
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.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

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

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Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

LABORATORY SCIENTIST

HCS - Laboratory Services
Salary Range: K-7 (A-C) $41,704.00 - $45,552.00
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 075-18
Date Posted: 10/21/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Perform essential testing and provide laboratory technical support to the Health and Community Services clinics and programs. Conduct all testing according to protocols and meet all criteria for quality assurance by successfully completing proficiency surveys as required by CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment), DEQ (Department of Environmental Quality) and MDHHS (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to maintain certification.  Collection, processing and transfer of specimens (serum, stool, sputum or other body fluids) from clinics and programs to MDHHS and other clinical laboratories for analysis as necessary.  Provide education and consultation to Health and Community Services staff and other agencies within the region on specimen collection, handling and testing recommendations.  Participate in interdepartmental committees, task forces or teams and participate in continuing education programs

Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or equivalent based on current CLIA regulations with knowledge of bacteriology and biochemistry and at least one year of experience in a clinical laboratory; or a bachelor's degree in a related field with at least one to two years’ experience in a clinical laboratory required, or comparable training, education and experience. A minimum of four years of experience in a clinical laboratory preferred. Must have ASCP certification (or equivalent) as MLS/MT, or be eligible.  Detailed knowledge of healthcare and biological sciences with an emphasis on clinical laboratory sciences including microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, serology, molecular biology and phlebotomy is required. Knowledge of universal precautions, Bloodborne pathogens and other infectious organisms is necessary. Computer knowledge and skills are necessary for daily functions including programming analytical instruments and reporting results. 

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Aaron Hoogenboom
311 East Alcott Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: (S10-A):$12.92/hr.
Full-time - 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Posting: 070-18
Date Posted: 09/30/2018
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.  Maintain supplies and equipment needed in the care and maintenance of facilities.   Assist in snow removal as assigned.   Ability to independently maintain logs for a routine maintenance program.  Perform a variety of routine maintenance tasks, including mowing grass, snow removal, sweeping and cleaning, lighting repairs and other routine building maintenance.  Performs emergency custodial duties such as mopping and cleaning during the day.    

                                                            

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 positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.

Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Ron Kuivenhoven, Dept. of Buildings & Grounds
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

NURSE MANAGER

Sheriff's Department
Salary: K-10 (A) (plus additional 20% for current market adjustment)
$69,363.84 Annually
Fulltime- Day shift
Posting: 025-18
Date Posted: 04/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a medical clinic in the County Jail, a 24 hour locked down facility, using standard medical equipment.

Participates in interviews and makes recommendations for the hiring and dismissal of employees.  Responsible for orientation and general supervision of medical services staff, to ensure that staff members understand and adhere to objectives, policies, procedures and responsibilities.  Responsible for scheduling, assigning duties, approving leave time and evaluating the performance of staff.  Coordinates the scheduling and assignment of medical and/or dental providers and office supplies or equipment.  Consults with Food Service relative to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates.  Arranges psychiatric evaluations as requested or necessary.  Responsible for keeping standards of care and routing orders current, while fulfilling the role and performing the essential functions of a Registered Nurse.  Supervises process to assure quality of care.  Responsible for appropriate handling of resident/citizen complaints on the telephone and in the medical unit.  Perform the duties and responsibilities of a Registered Nurse as needed.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, supported by coursework in Administration. License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan required. Must be First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.

Experience: Three years of professional experience in a county health department, hospital, or other health care organization working directly with medical providers, patients, and community organizations required. One to three years of experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. Effective written and verbal communication skills, basic keyboarding and computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and database entry/retrieval are required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

NOTE: Any person with a felony conviction, a felony misdemeanor charge pending, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment. No visible tattoos.

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Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

NURSE, RN

Sheriff's
Salary: K-8 (D) $54,787.20
Fulltime- shift varies
Posting: 028-18
Date Posted: 04/29/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This position works in a medical clinic in the County Jail, a 24 hour locked down facility, using standard medical equipment.

Assess inmates after preliminary examination to determine if emergency or regular medical/dental care is required. Collect specimens and perform routine lab procedures. Evaluate and treat medical concerns/conditions of inmates. Counsel inmates on medical treatments, hygiene, and proper health habits.  Administer medications and care for illness/injuries according to physician orders. Monitor dispensing of medications and authorize or recommend transfer of inmates to medical appointments/hospitals.  Provide emergency nursing care until arrival of physician or transfer to hospital facility.  Thoroughly document and/or chart all pertinent medical information regarding medical treatments/evaluations.  Consult with Food Service relative to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates.  Order and maintain medical and dental supplies. Use and order use of medical devices and equipment.  Arrange psychiatric evaluations as requested or necessary.  Conduct inmate physicals.  Train and educate other RN’s.

Education: Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan is required. Must be First Aid, AED, and CPR certified.

Experience: Three years of experience in a county health department, hospital, or other health care organization working directly with medical providers, patients, and community organizations preferred. Effective written and verbal communication skills, basic keyboarding and computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and database entry/retrieval are required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

NOTE: Any person with a felony conviction, a felony misdemeanor charge pending, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment. No visible tattoos.

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Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

PARK MANAGER

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: (S14-A):$15.46/hr.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Full-time; Days, Weekends & Holidays
Posting: 057-18
Date Posted: 07/29/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Serve as guest service contact for clients and general public. Will answer questions, solve problems, and enforces rules and regulations.  Supervises, trains, and evaluates seasonal staff.  Collects fees, prepares receipt records, deposits, and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Provides clean, safe, well maintained facilities by performing maintenance, repairs, landscaping, grounds keeping, vandalism repair, trash removal, construction activities, and ongoing maintenance for nature trails, roads, parking lots, gates, fences, and park and recreation equipment.  On an as needed basis, may work at all County parks or the fairground and may directly operate multiple parks.  Assists in planning for future park operations and construction of department facilitates as assigned.  May perform duties of Lead Park Manager as assigned. 

Four year degree in Park Management or related field, or four years progressively responsible experience in park operations; or any comparable combination of experience, education, or training. Valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record. No felony convictions. Must be able to drive vehicles with standard transmission and operate equipment with hand and/or foot controls. Driving and criminal background checks will be completed. Post offer physical required. 

County positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.

Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Dan Ward
Kalamazoo Parks & Expo Center
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

PSYCHOLOGIST

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Salary: K-10 (A-D) $57,803.20 - $65,665.60
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 067-18
Date Posted: 09/10/2018
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.) screening, treatment 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 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, practica and field placements.

Knowledge of psychological terminology, principles and theory, including the 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. 

Master's Degree required (Doctoral degree preferred) in psychology or closely related discipline. A minimum of five year's clinical experience is required, with extensive skill 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.

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Kendra Devaney
1424 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

RELIEF KITCHEN WORKER

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Starting Salary $10.62/hr.
Part-time 8-30 hrs. /Week
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Posting: 066-18
Date Posted: 09/09/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 12/28/2018

Daily preparation of nutritious and varied meals utilizing Federal Standardized Recipes.  Follow daily cleaning schedule for assigned shift (see attached).  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.  Insure 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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RELIEF WORKER

Circuit Court - Juvenile Home
Starting Salary: $13.00/hr.
Shifts: 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.
Posting: 065-18
Date Posted: 09/09/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 12/28/2018

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.  Interact with residents and exercise control over and restrain residents at times of outbursts to prevent possible injury to staff, other residents or themselves. Complete behavior management information charts, logs and written reports.  Communicate with co-workers and residents.

Two (2) 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.

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SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK

Treasurer
Salary: K-4 (A) $14.82/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 074-18
Date Posted: 10/15/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 11/02/2018

Compute, collects, and answer questions regarding delinquent taxes, payments, and forfeiture/foreclosure procedures on property.  Research tax records for verification of payments requested by banks, mortgage and title insurance companies.  Verify legal descriptions in order to issue tax clearances for all warranty deeds and land contracts.     Balance and prepare daily cash, check and credit card deposits.  Provide extensive county and telephone assistance to the public.  Edit and process cash receipts, journal entries, maintain filing system for same.

High school diploma or GED.  Basic knowledge of government procedures, both local and state, and use of accounting software.  Ability to produce accurate work under pressure of deadlines. Fast and accurate keyboard skill.  Previous experience working with automated accounting systems with demonstrated skills in time management and problem solving.

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Chief Deputy Megan Buwalda
201 W Kalamazoo Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

SHERIFF'S DEPUTY-ROAD PATROL

Sheriff
Starting Salary: NF-19 (A) $21.08/hr.
Fulltime, shift varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 133-17
Date Posted: 12/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Operate emergency vehicle and patrol County areas to enforce traffic laws and respond to emergencies or other calls for assistance received from the dispatcher.  Investigate traffic accidents, domestic disturbances, and reports of criminal activity; conduct surveillance/searches and gather evidence.  Pursue suspects, issue traffic & appearance citations, make probable cause & warrant arrests, and transport suspects in custody.  Prepare written reports and records, including the completion of Vehicle Pursuit forms, Use of Force forms, arrest reports, On-the-job Injury reports, and other case related documentation.  Testify in case related court proceedings.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum of 30 college credit hours or equivalent military training and experience, and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) certified/certifiable.  Additionally, candidate must be a citizen of the United States, 21-years of age or older, and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. Must pass a drug screen, physical/medical examination, and thorough background check. Must have knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, composure during stressful situations, and basic computer skills including experience with word processing and database data entry. Must be physically able to wear and operate respiratory protection devices, and to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent citizens. Upon hire, must become First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.

Special note: Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

SHERIFF'S DEPUTY-TRANSPORT

Sheriff
Starting Salary: NF-19 (A) $21.08/hr.
Fulltime, shift varies
Union position: KCSDA-FOP
Posting: 137-17
Date Posted: 12/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Provide vehicular transport of inmates between Kalamazoo County Jail and the courthouse, and to or from other jurisdictions and prisons as necessary; provide ambulatory transport of inmates within the jail and between the courthouse holding area and the courtroom.  Provide courtroom security; make courtroom arrests after sentencing.  Operate courthouse security checkpoints.  Arrest persons detained at the probation/parole office and courthouse security checkpoints.  Prepare accurate and complete written reports and records, including investigation data entry and preparation of bond release papers.  Conduct Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) searches and data entry or revisions.  Testify in court on jail related investigations.  Assist with jail security and inmate supervision.  Perform all the duties of a Corrections Officer and a Sheriff’s Deputy-Corrections.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum of 30 college credit hours or equivalent military training and experience, with Michigan Corrections Officer Training Council (M.C.O.T.C.) certification and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) certified/certifiable.  Additionally, candidate must be a citizen of the United States, 21-years of age or older, and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. Must pass a drug screen, physical/medical examination, and thorough background check. Must have knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, composure during stressful situations, and basic computer skills including experience with word processing and database data entry. Must be physically able to wear and operate respiratory protection devices, and to learn and apply self-defense and other procedures for dealing with hostile or violent citizens. Upon hire, must become LEIN, First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.

Special note: Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

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

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

WINTER SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT

Kalamazoo Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary $9.84 - $10.24/hr.
Mon. - Sun. 5:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Mon. - Sun. 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Posting: 071-18
Date Posted: 09/30/2018
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 days a week.

Position works November 2018 to March 2019.

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. Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license and pass a security check and drug screen.

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Send Resume to:
Dan Ward
Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street,
Kalamazoo, MI 49048