Kalamaoo County

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June 28, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Administrative Services
Starting Salary (K10 A):$24.46/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8-5 p.m.
Posting: #050-16
Date Posted: 05/22/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Assists in the provision of legal services to Board of Commissioners and other County boards, commissions, and departments.  Provide legal representation in all areas of County government except labor law.  Reviews and drafts contracts, resolutions, legal opinions, and other documents.  Processes requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act to ensure compliance with the law.
Licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan. Three-year legal experience in municipal law and/or litigation is preferred.  Experience in addressing Social Media issues and / or Public Information Officer Training is also desired.

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Thomas Canny
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Circuit Court Family Division
Salary $14.64/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5pm
Posting: 060-16
Date Posted: 06/19/2016
Deadline: Until filled
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 pro per 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. Respond to inquiries regarding court procedures, and case information from attorneys, court staff, other agencies and the public by using the court’s case management system and other resources. Direct, monitor and provide notice of hearing for all traffic cases, including reporting to the Secretary of State office.  Attend and monitor court proceedings, prepare and draft reports and orders, mark exhibits, operate audio and video recording equipment and maintain logs.  Coordinate a complete program of case management, file management and quality control for child protective, delinquency, and domestic matters.
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 judge’s attorneys, public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.

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Kay Budas, Administrative Assistant
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

HCS - Clinical Services
Salary Range: 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.

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

Buildings & Grounds
8:00- 4:30PM
Posting: #054-16
Date Posted: 06/05/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Install, service, and repair environmental control systems according to applicable codes in County buildings utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory and pipe fitting. Cut and bend tubing, cut and thread pipe, join tubing or pipe to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions and solders joints. Install expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating-ventilation fans to control panels. Test systems and add Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observe pressure and vacuum gauges and adjust controls to ensure efficient operation. Test joints and connections for gas leaks. May repair and service air conditioners and replace defective components.  Record cause of malfunctions, repairs, and replacements made. Operate automatically fired boilers to heat buildings. Observe pressure, temperature to verify specified operation. Adjust control to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and steam pressure of boiler. Observe boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions and make repairs. May test and treat boiler feed water, using specified chemicals. Maintain log of meter and gauge readings and record data, such as water test results and quantity of fuel consumed.

High School diploma or equivalent. Valid Michigan driver’s license and good driving record.  Certificate of completion from accredited trade school in related heating and air conditioning areas.  Minimum of two years experience in boiler and air conditioning maintenance, service and repairs.  Demonstrate ability and/or knowledge in refrigeration and boiler theory, repair, and service.  Knowledge of state and national codes.  Ability to read and work from blue prints, schematics, and service manuals.  Must have, or be able to obtain, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) certification for handling CFC's.

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

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Randy Winterowd
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Rm 106
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range (K08-E):$24.49/hr.
Full-time, M-F Days,Flexible Schedule
Posting: #023-16
Date Posted: 02/28/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Performs home visiting in accordance with the essential elements of the evidence-based NFP model.  Develops therapeutic relationships with women and their families in a home visiting environment.  Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as relate to the NFP domains.  Provide education, support and referrals to assist women and their families in attaining their targeted goals.  Consults and collaborates with other professional involved in providing services to women and their families.  Actively engages in professional development and skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
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 of Nursing required.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  Valid driver's license and transportation 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, PO Box 42,
Nazareth, MI 49074

Salary range R10 (A-D); $14.25-$15.37/hr
Monday -Friday 8-4pm
Posting: 062-16
Date Posted: 06/26/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/01/2016
Operates light vehicles and equipment in various airport operations (snow removal, mowing, etc.)  Performs light, minor vehicle and equipment repair and preventative maintenance.  Secures, inspects, and opens building for use.  Conducts safety, security, and airfield inspections as prescribed by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and other procedures.   Serves as second responder in emergency situations.  Complies with safety standards and airport procedures.  Performs general airport operations.
High school diploma or equivalent.  Must have a valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record.  Knowledge of traffic laws, safety rules and accident prevention practices.  Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions.  Subject to FAA regulations.  Must pass fingerprint-based criminal history records check.  Airport experience and knowledge of operations preferred.  Computer skills preferred.

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Bill Scamehorn, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Int. Airport
5235 Portage Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49002

Parks & Fairgrounds
$9.53/ hr
M-F,7:am-3:pm/varies 20-37/hrs per wk.
45 Seasonal Positions
Posting: #028-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Issues Park permits, collects fees and monitors vehicles for valid permits.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Prepares receipt records, daily deposits and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Assists in providing clean and safe facilities by performing light maintenance work, including driving Parks vehicles.

10 Positions:  Monday - Friday 7:00am- 3:00pm focusing on mowing, trimming, and park maintenance.

35 Positions, variable hours, evenings, weekends & holidays:  20-37 hours per week focusing on customer service in parks and campgrounds, performing light park maintenance duties and cleaning park facilities.

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.

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Daniel Ward, Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

HCS - Clinical Services
K08-E $24.49/hr
Fulltime M-F, days
Posting: #026-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Implement STD Program by providing STD education & STD assessments to assist in the diagnoses, treatment, referrals & follow-up of STDs.  Implement the Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) program by administering vaccine & providing education of vaccine & VPD.  Obtain comprehensive STD medical & social history of clients, perform male and female genitalia exams, and assist in partner contact interviews.  Provide 24/7 response to any Emergency/Bioterrorism events.  Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals, their personal lifestyles and the community.  Perform quality assurance activities regarding vaccines, chart audits, disease surveillance, and medication supply and inventory control. Maintain adequate vaccine, medication and supply inventory for the clinic.

Current Michigan R.N. License required with a Bachelor's degree in nursing/health preferred or any comparable combination training, experience, or education.  Two years minimum of acute care and/or public health experience.  Must demonstrate the ability to multi-talk, function independently, problem solves and make clinically accurate decisions under high stress conditions.  Demonstrate assessment and interviewing and excellent communication skills.  Must possess pathophysiology/knowledge of child development, reproductive health & disease processes as well as human sexuality.  Must obtain HIV counseling and testing certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications. Proficient use of computers, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly desired. 

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Salary (K08-E $24.49/hr.
Full-time, Days
Posting: #057-16
Date Posted: 06/19/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/08/2016
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 unrestricted 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 unrestricted Michigan driver’s license.

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Hiring Coordinator for Health & Community Services
3299 Gull Road
Nazareth, MI 49074

Circuit Court-Juvenile Home
Starting Salary: $10.75/hr.
Partime 8-30hours weekly
6am- 2pm or 10am - 6pm
Posting: #056-16
Date Posted: 06/19/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/09/2016
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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Circuit Court- Juvenile Home
Starting Salary:$10.75/hr
Posting: 061-16
Date Posted: 06/26/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 07/30/2016
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 (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 trouble youths preferred.

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