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December 15, 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

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY I

Prosecuting Attorney
Annual Salary: K-10 (A) $57,803.20
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 086-18
Date Posted: 11/18/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Prepares and presents misdemeanors, civil infraction, mental commitment, juvenile delinquency, and lesser felony cases to ensure that defendants are held accountable for their actions.  Reviews selected investigation reports, authorizes legal proceedings and rejects substandard cases.  Negotiates cases dispositions, according to office policy in order to reach a resolution prior to trial.  Prepares motions, briefs, pleadings and memoranda to inform courts of the office’s position on specific cases.  Accepts special assignments, including legal research and writing.

                                                                                                                     

License to practice law in the State of Michigan.  Previous experience or interest in the criminal justice/legal systems.  Basic knowledge of evidence, criminal law and court rules.  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Willingness to follow office policies, high ethical standards, personally and professionally.

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Send Resume to:
Jeff Getting - Prosecuting Attorney
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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

CLERK TYPIST II

Sheriff
Starting Salary:NF-13(A),$15.02/hr.
Full-time,8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Posting: 073-18
Date Posted: 11/05/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Transcribe reports, forms and correspondence.  Minimum 60wpm.  Answers incoming calls and provides information and/or directs caller to appropriate personnel.  Coordinates with section staff and other government agencies. Maintains records system for section.  Provide inmate accounting.  Greets and corresponds with Citizens and Officials.     

                                                               

High school diploma with additional two years college, preference given to those with experience in the field of criminal justice, law or law enforcement.  One-year experience as receptionist/clerical person preferred.  Must have exceptional office skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft WORD and Excel programs, good computer and keyboard skills, ability to accurately transcribe using standard transcription equipment.  Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting.  Ability to maintain confidentially.  No visible tattoos.  Must pass a thorough background investigation. 

A Kalamazoo County Sheriff's office application Packet must be submitted and received by the deadline in order to be considered for this position.  Application Packets may be picked up in person at the front desk of the Sheriff's Office.  The Sheriff's Office front desk is open Monday thru Friday, 7a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  No visible tattoos.

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

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Terra Mickolatcher, Financial Administrator
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office,
1500 Lamont St.
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). 

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
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.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
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.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

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

CUSTODIAN

Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: S-06 (N) $10.73/hr.
Monday - Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 064-18
Date Posted: 12/10/2018
Deadline (must be received by): 12/31/2018

Clean bathrooms, dust, sweep and mop, clean bathroom mirrors & glass, empty wastebaskets.  Clean offices, strip and re-finish floors, vacuum and extract carpets, buff floors, distribute and replenish supplies. Check lights and secure doors/windows. Move furniture as needed and as directed for cleaning and/or re-arranging of offices.

                                                                                                                  

Must have a High School diploma or GED Certification, effective communication skills, including the ability to read and follow written and verbal directions in English.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and own transportation.

                                                                                                                                        

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

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Administrative Manager
Department of Buildings & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

JUDICIAL AIDE

Circuit Court - Administrative Division
Starting Salary: K-6 (A) $18.14/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 081-18
Date Posted: 11/04/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Manage, maintain and organize the court office and courtroom by participating in and supervising all court proceedings and documenting all courtroom activity.  Monitor, modify and coordinate the court schedule for all cases scheduled before the court.  Serve as judicial advocate by monitoring and evaluating requests for communication with the judge.  Compose, prepare and disseminate court orders and correspondence; compile and maintain and report statistics as required.   Advise court staff, attorneys, media, litigants and public or pertinent case information, court procedures and public relation matters.  Assist and provide recommendations in interviewing applicants for law clerk positions and student interns; train, direct and provide ongoing guidance.

Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field; 4-5 years court or related field experience; or a comparable combination of education and experience. Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft package; propensity to learn new computer applications; ability to maintain confidentiality, handle multiple priorities and continuous interruptions, work independently and as a team member, produce high volume capacity, and maintain composure in confrontational situations; excellent organizational/prioritization skills and communication skills with judges, attorneys, public and the media.

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MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: S-10(A) $12.92/hr.
Full-time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
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/Dental/Vision coverage, paid holiday, vacation and sick time.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.  Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Ron Kuivenhoven, Dept. of Buildings & Grounds
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

HCS - Laboratory Services
Starting Salary: K-06 (A) $18.14/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 087-18
Date Posted: 12/01/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Conduct all levels of CLIA regulated testing from high complexity to waived testing accurately and efficiently, while abiding by all pertinent laboratory regulations.  Collect and process specimens, including potentially infectious blood samples and transfer specimens (serum, stool, sputum, and other body fluids) from HCS clinics and programs to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other laboratories for analysis as necessary.  Specimen processing of all clinical, environmental health, and send-out specimens.  Conduct all levels of Department of Environmental Quality regulated testing.  Maintain equipment and trouble shoot problems when needed.

Associate's degree in Medical Technology or equivalent based on current CLIA regulations with knowledge, education, and experience in clinical laboratory, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, serology, and molecular biology required.  Must have ASCP certification (or equivalent) as MLT, or be eligible. Eligible technicians must receive certification within 1 year of hire date.  Phlebotomy skills are preferred. Knowledge of Biohazards, Chemical Hazards and Universal Precautions are required. Computer skills are required for daily operations including user-based programming of analytical instruments, data entry, testing and resulting. Good communication skills, ability to multi-task, strong interpersonal and organizational skills are preferred.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Aaron Hoogenboom
311 East Alcott Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
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.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Undersheriff James VanDyken
1500 Lamont St.
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 FINANCIAL ANALYST

Finance
Salary: K-7 (A-D) $20.05 - $22.80/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 068-18
Date Posted: 11/06/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Develop budgets for special revenue and general operating funds/activities.   Prepare and issue financial reports.  Provide analytical or accounting expertise for complex financial assignments or special projects.  Prepare year end closing entries, audit and supplemental schedules.  Provide financial expertise for contract administration; including Request for Proposal (RFP)/bid issuances.

Conduct financial assessments of sub-recipient organizations.  Prepare journal entries and budget adjustments.  Review and approve accounting transactions such as requisitions, payables and invoices. 

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline with a minimum of five years’ experience as an accounting professional preferably with demonstrated advancement; or any combination of comparable training, education and experience. Key competencies  include: 1) thorough knowledge and application of  accounting  principles  and  procedures,  2)  budgeting,  reporting  and  forecasting  experience  at  an advanced skill level, 3) analytical expertise and ability to perform complex computations, 4) high degree of proficiency working with financial software and web applications, 5) Attention to detail and accuracy and, 6) planning, communication, organizational, and problem solving abilities.

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SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT PROJECT INVESTIGATOR

Prosecuting Attorney
Annual Salary: $54,412.00
Fulltime, hours vary
Posting: 077-18
Date Posted: 10/22/2018
Deadline: Until filled

Temporary Position up to 2 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.

Click Here to Submit Application Online

Send Resume to:
Scott W. Brower
Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
227 W. Michigan 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

SOCIAL WORKER

HCS - REGION IIIA AAA
Starting Salary: K-7 (A-C) $20.05 - $21.90/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
32 Hours weekly
Posting: 088-18
Date Posted: 12/09/2018
Deadline: Until filled

This is a Social Work position for the Information & Assistance Specialist.  Position will be responsible for program and community resource education, and will act as a program liaison to the aging network.

Daily responsibilities will also include database entry and phone-based assessments related to program enrollment and resource referrals.  Conduct comprehensive phone based assessments to determine social, financial, emotional and environmental strengths and limitations of potential clients.  Develop care plans in conjunction with the Choices for Independence Nurse(s).  Coordinate the client's eligibility process for program assistance.  Monitor client condition and provision of service pertaining to plans for care. Adjust plan as determined through reassessment or normal monitoring.  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.  Provides information, advocacy, and linking to resources for older adults, caregivers, and persons with disabilities. 

Licensed Social Worker with the State of Michigan with Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required; Masters preferred.  Formal education with an emphasis on gerontology and two years’ experience working with older adults is strongly preferred. Extensive interviewing and assessment skills and highly developed organizational skills preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer/database management skills desired. Knowledge of community resources, especially geriatric and chronic care resources preferred. Reliable transportation and current Michigan driver's license is required

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