Kalamaoo County

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October 26, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Circuit Court Family Division
Starting Salary $14.64/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5pm
Posting: 079-16
Date Posted: 08/14/2016
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
Fulltime, M-F 8-5PM
Posting: 097-16
Date Posted: 10/23/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 11/07/2016
Manage Kalamazoo County Health Surveillance System.  Management of the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) program and staff.  Epidemiological consultation to HCS programs regarding grant applications, needs assessments, program evaluation, presentations, publications & media.  Project manager for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) workgroup.  Manage the Outbreak Response Team for the Department.  Participate in emergency preparedness and response for department and 5th District Medical Response Coalition.  Provide epidemiological expertise and consultation as a participant on community teams, workgroups, and task forces.
Master's Degree in Epidemiology with three to five years’ experience in local, state, or national epidemiology programs is required, Doctorate preferred.  Experience developing, implementing and monitoring an active surveillance program preferred.  Public health experience and program management experience preferred.  Knowledge of statistical tests and the Public Health System desired. Ability to analyze multi-factorial health issues, interpret data, build and utilize databases for data analysis, evaluate data collection methods, and direct disease investigation preferred.  Excellent technical/computer skills, organizational skills and oral and written communication skills preferred.

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HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range (K08 E): $24.49/hr.
Full-time,M-F Days, Flexible Schedule
Posting: 092-16
Date Posted: 09/25/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/27/2016
Performs home visiting in accordance with the essential elements of the evidence-based Nurse Family Partnership (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 is an evidence based model of care that supports women who are experiencing their first pregnancy until their child is 2 years of age.  Please visit www.nursefamilypartnership.org for comprehensive information about this model.
Bachelor of Nursing with current Michigan Registered Nurse license required.  Two years’ experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental health/behavioral health nursing 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 early evenings depending on client needs.


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

Salary:K04 A-C $13.04- $14.35/hr.
20 hrs. M-F 11-3pm
Posting: 098-16
Date Posted: 10/23/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 11/11/2016
Administer oaths of office; issue certified copies of official documents on behalf of Clerk/Register.   Analyze each document presented for recording using State Law and office standards; Record each document for permanent record according to Law and standards.  Maintain vital and land records using automated and paper systems; ensure documents are created, recorded, indexed and made available for public use.  Assist all customers (in person, by telephone or by mail) efficiently and effectively according to policy, procedure and law.  Ensure that each transaction is performed accurately; balance and prepare daily cash reconciliation.  Answer basic questions regarding the elections process and cover the busy midday walk in customers.
High School diploma or equivalent or 5-years’ experience in a related field preferred. Additional training in accounting, real estate, law, or library procedures desired.  Experience with computer data entry, microfilm equipment and basic accounting skills a plus.  Strict attention to detail is required.  Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate with all people with constant interruptions.  Must be bondable and have excellent customer service skills.

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Janice Shattuck, Chief Deputy Clerk & Register
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49007

Circuit Court- Juvenile Home
Salary $10.75/hr.
8-30 hours/week 6:30am-2:30pm
2pm-10pm/ 9:30pm-7:30am
Posting: 088-16
Date Posted: 09/18/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 10/29/2016
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.  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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