We consider applications for all positions 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, citizenship
status, genetic information or any other legally protected status
For positions which may require driving
Only applicants for Circuit Court, District Court, Probate Court, Office of Prosecuting Attorney, Community Corrections, Treasurer's Office, Buildings & Grounds, Information Technology or Clerk Register
Criminal background checks may be conducted on prospective employees. New employees may not be added to the payroll
until verification is received through primary source verification.
List all jobs you have held and periods of unemployment in the past ten (10) years. Put your present or most recent job first. If additional space is required, please attach sheets as necessary. Be sure to sign and date attached sheets.
Please list three professional references.
If you have a resume you would like to include with your application submission, click the button below to select the file. Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat files (.pdf) are the only types accepted. Any other file types will cause your submission to fail and your resume will not be received.
If you have a cover letter you would like to include with your application submission, click the button below to select the file. Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat files (.pdf) are the only types accepted. Any other file types will cause your submission to fail and your cover letter will not be received.
If you have an additional document you would like to include with your application submission, click the button below to select the file. Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat files (.pdf) are the only types accepted. Any other file types will cause your submission to fail and your cover letter will not be received.
The County of Kalamazoo is committed to ensuring honorably discharged members of the armed forces
of the United States are provided preference in public employment consistent with Michigan Public Act
205 of 1897, as amended.
NOTE: Submission of this form is voluntary and the refusal to provide a response will not subject you
to adverse treatment by the County of Kalamazoo. Should you decide not to self-identify at this time,
you may do so at any time in the future.
If you meet the definition of a “veteran” provided by MCL 35.61, please indicate by checking the box
Kalamazoo County is an Equal Opportunity employer. In an effort to ensure that Kalamazoo County Government is recruiting a diverse workforce, we would like to collection data on the gender, ethnicity, race, disability and veteran status of our applicants. Your participation is voluntary and used for record keeping only. It is kept separate from your application and will not be considered in the decision whether to interview you or offer you employment.
Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race.
White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Black or African-American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand or Vietnam.
American Indian or Alaskan Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
Two or more races: A person who identifies with more than one of the races above.
I certify that my answers are true and complete.
I authorize investigation of all statements, including references, contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I also specifically waive any written notice requirements of Section 67 of 1978 PA 397 pertaining to disciplinary reports, letters of reprimand or other disciplinary actions. I also waive any claim against the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO and all current or former employers arising from such investigation or disclosure, including, but not limited to, slander and libel, that may result from furnishing any information to the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO.
This application for employment shall be considered active for a period of time not to exceed 45 days. Any applicant wishing to be considered for employment beyond this time period should inquire as to whether or not applications are being accepted at that time.
I hereby understand and acknowledge that, in the absence of an express written contract or agreement to the contrary; any employment relationship with the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO of an “at-will” nature, which means that the employee may resign at any time and the Employer may discharge employee at any time with or without cause.
The undersigned applicant agrees, authorizes and consents to the procurement of a Consumer Report and/or an Investigate Consumer Report and understands that it may contain information about the applicant’s credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living. I certify that the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO has provided a separate notice of my rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) would be grounds for discharge. I understand, also, that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO.
I further understand that if I am offered employment, a physical which may include drug testing (at the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO’s expense) may be required, proof of educational and licensing attainment must be submitted, and if any driving will be done for the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO purposes, I must be both eligible to drive and be qualified for insurance coverage. Employment by the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO is conditioned upon such results being satisfactory to the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO.
I agree that any action or suit against the COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO or its board elected or appointed officials, officers and/or employees arising out of my application for employment, employment, or termination of employment, including but not limited to claims arising under State or Federal civil rights statutes, must be brought within 180 days of the event giving rise to the claims or be forever barred. I waive any limitation periods to the contrary.