Kalamaoo County

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March 29, 2017
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Administrative Services
Starting Salary K-16 A, $54.49/hr.
Fulltime, M-F 8-5 pm
Posting: 028-17
Date Posted: 03/12/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Kalamazoo County is seeking a driven leader to assist the County Administrator in the strategic leadership and execution of county services to citizens of Kalamazoo County. A candidate with a passion for continuous improvement and ability to follow through and see projects to completion will succeed in this dynamic role. Kalamazoo County leadership is fully committed to exceptional governance. This leader must have a track record of positively leading teams toward desired outcomes.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Present to and work with the County Administrator on major strategic initiatives and organizational excellence.  Assist with overall positive image of external services and continuously improve economic development and services provided to the community.  Publicly represent the County to news media and liaise with other units of government, community organizations, and the public.  Liaise with and assist Courts, and elected offices and their departments to collaborate effective overall operations.  Assist County Administrator in the development and maintenance of the facilities master plan.  Represent County during collective bargaining process to negotiate labor union agreements, when necessary.  Perform other duties as delegated by the County Administrator, or assume County Administrator responsibilities in his/her absence, when requested.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field and five-year senior management experience; or any comparable combination of education, training, and experience. Master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Experience working with a policy-making board and knowledge of executive administration preferred. Must have the ability to analyze and interpret technical information, and demonstrate high-quality verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Must possess and maintain effective working relationships with employees, County officials, and the public.


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HCS - Maternal & Child Health
(K08) C-D $24.86-$25.89/hr.
40 hours week M-F days - flexible schedule
Posting: 015-17
Date Posted: 03/12/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 04/02/2017

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.

Nurse-Family Partnerships an evidence based model of care that supports women who are experiencing their first pregnancy throughout that pregnancy until their child is 2 years of age.  Please visit www.nursefamilypartnership.org for comprehensive information about this model.

Current Michigan Registered Nurse license required.  A Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree and experience in maternal/child health, public health, mental health/behavioral health nursing is preferred.  Home visiting experience is a preferred. 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 evenings depending on client needs.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road, PO Box 42
Nazareth, MI 49074

Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary 9.67/hr.
Part-time 20-37krs.Week
M-F 7:00am-3:00pm Varies
Posting: 017-17
Date Posted: 02/12/2017
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
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Parks & Expo Center
Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: $15.19/hr.
Fulltime, Days/Evenings/Weekends/Holidays
Posting: 033-17
Date Posted: 03/26/2017
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.


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Lisa Conley,
Kalamazoo County Parks & Expo
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

Prosecuting Attorney
Salary $19.71
Fulltime hours vary
Pending KCBOC Approval
Posting: 027-17
Date Posted: 03/12/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Temporary Position up to 3 years

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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Scott W. Brower
Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
227 W. Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary K-4 $14.57/hr.
Up to 29 hour per week M-F 8-5pm
Temporary Position 6/5/17-7/28/17
Posting: 032-17
Date Posted: 03/26/2017
Deadline: Until filled

Assist the Victim Advocates with providing all crime victims within Kalamazoo County their rights pursuant to the Michigan Crime Victims’ Rights Act and the Constitution of the State of Michigan.

Contact victims/witnesses and provide updates on status of court events. Escort victim/witness to court.  Process Office Adjournment Requests, OWl Accident Victim Information Sheets, returned mail and 2nd letters to victims.  Process all incoming Victim Impact Statements and forward to the appropriate agency for restitution consideration.  Using the District Court logs, enter sentencing information for all victim trackable offenses to ensure proper notification to victims.  Provide clerical support to Victim Advocates.  Monitor subpoena service for District Court trials & hearings.  Verify received subpoenas and print subpoena worksheets for Victims Advocates.  Verify witness list using database information.  Alert Victims/Witnesses of any changes in court events.

High school diploma, 2 year degree and/or 5 years' experience working in the criminal justice system is preferred.  Working knowledge of the criminal justice system.  Clerical skills & .computer data entry and retrieval.  Being able to work under stress, at a fast pace, and with constant interruptions.  Strong ability to multi-task and work independently.  Maintain excellent rapport with the public as well as police & court personnel.  Ability to be patient, understanding, and empathetic when assisting traumatized, frustrated and/or angry persons.


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