Kalamaoo County

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November 22, 2017
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY I
Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary: K-10 (A) $56,804.80
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 123-17
Date Posted: 11/12/2017
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 case 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.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

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




COURT SECURITY DEPUTY
Sheriff
Salary NF-12 (A-B) $14.27 - $14.64/hr.
Part-time: 20 hrs./week (Days)
Union Position:
Posting: 073-17
Date Posted: 07/09/2017
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.

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Undersheriff, James VanDyken
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont St.,
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




CUSTODIAN
Building & Grounds
Starting Salary: S-06 (N) $10.55/hr.
Monday - Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 126-17
Date Posted: 11/19/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 12/15/2017
 

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.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

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

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Administrative Manager
Department of Buildings & Grounds
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




LEGAL ASSISTANT III - DISTRICT COURT
Prosecuting Attorney
Starting Salary: K-05 (A) $16.34/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 124-17
Date Posted: 11/12/2017
Deadline (must be received by): 11/25/2017
 

Record and maintain all District Court criminal cases by use of computer entries and hard file copies for accurate case status information.  Process OPA motions and serve copies of said motions/requests to defense counsel and appropriate court, file and maintain a copy in our hard file.  Review all incoming legal pleadings regarding District Court cases, determine if any action is necessary from APAs, and distribute motions and requests to APA.  Assist defendants, defense attorneys and their staff with regards to the location of court files, furnishing copies of police reports and answering questions with regards to court files.  Review all District Court schedules, compile appropriate case files, record the court case number in file, determine that all pertinent documents and correspondence have been filed, and distribute completed docket to the assigned APA.  Prepare and distribute Writs, Forensic Criminal Responsibility Orders and other court orders as required by APA, Court or Police Agencies at the District Court level.  Provide weekend and holiday coverage for the Charging Specialist on a rotating basis; and provide coverage as needed for the Receptionist for breaks or time off.  Assist with scanning closed felony case files and prepare for recycling/destruction.

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.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

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Shellie Stapert - Administrator
227 W. Michigan Avenue, 5th Floor
Kalamazoo, MI 49007




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Area Agency on Aging, IIIA
Annual Salary K-08(A-C)$47,486.40- $51,708.80
Full-time, Monday - Friday (Days)
Posting: 104-17
Date Posted: 10/22/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

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 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 Michigan driver’s license.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application

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Send Resume to:
Anne Zemlick
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048




WINTER SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary: $9.67/hr.
Part-time, Hours varies
Union position - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 108-17
Date Posted: 09/17/2017
Deadline: Until filled
 

Open and close gates/restrooms as various Kalamazoo County Parks.  Provides information and assistance to the general public.  Communicate daily issues to appropriate Park Staff. 

Morning shift is 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., evening shift is 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. up to seven day a week.  Position works November 2017 to March 2018.

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.

VETERANS:  Please provide your joint services transcript with your application.

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

 

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