Kalamaoo County

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June 1, 2016
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Administrative Services
Starting Salary (K10 A):$24.46/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8-5 p.m.
Posting: #050-16
Date Posted: 05/22/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Assists in the provision of legal services to Board of Commissioners and other County boards, commissions, and departments.  Provide legal representation in all areas of County government except labor law.  Reviews and drafts contracts, resolutions, legal opinions, and other documents.  Processes requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act to ensure compliance with the law.
Licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan. Three-year legal experience in municipal law and/or litigation is preferred.  Experience in addressing Social Media issues and / or Public Information Officer Training is also desired.

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Thomas Canny
201 West Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Salary Range (K11 a-d):$27.69-$31.84/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8-5pm
Posting: #049-16
Date Posted: 05/15/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 06/03/2016
 Act as County Treasurer in the absence of Treasurer.  Distribution of sheriff deed overage monies to people who Circuit Court cannot find.  Responsible for using subscription software to find such people, verify identity, and distribute funds.   Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.  Assess the impact of new and existing proposed legislation and provide recommendations to enhance overall department functionally.  Conduct financial and Investment reviews and analysis; balance and preserve financial schedules; and coordinate the Treasurer’s annual report.  Contributes to the design, development and ongoing maintenance of the software system(s)/program(s).  Serve as a resource for complex issues relating to tax matters, including, but not limited to bankruptcies, redemptions, and reconveyances. Supervise Staff with training and general workflow and or /work product: perform employee appraisal/evaluations. Interface with the public, committees, boards, groups and association, presenting accurate prompt and courteous assistance regarding multifaceted policies, guidelines and standard practices.   Administer and collect delinquent/non-delinquent property taxes: enforce varying taxes mandated by federal and state statues, and local ordinances.                                                                                                      
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or related discipline with at least five years of related experience.  Master degree preferred in related discipline.  Must demonstrate progressive advancement in previous positions.  Thorough knowledge of: G.A.A.P., governmental accounting standards and guidelines; extensive use of computerized financial systems.  Possess effective time management, organizational, interpretive and analytical abilities.  Possess demonstrated leadership qualities and exceptional oral and written communications.  Must have experience and ability to supervise and direct staff.  Requires highest degree of individual initiative and self direction.

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Mary Balkema
201 West Kalamazoo Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

HCS - Clinical Services
Salary Range: Contract
Part-time 2 days per week/16 hours
Posting: #004-15
Date Posted: 01/04/2015
Deadline: Until filled
Provide dental care for the patients of Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic to ensure that County residents, who cannot afford services, are uninsured, or who have Medicaid access to regular dental care. Principle accountabilities include diagnose and services, treat dental/oral conditions, record patient dental encounters, educate individuals on the nature of oral health and related conditions, and provide consultation to the division manager and assist with updates to dental program protocols, policies and procedures. D.D.S. or D.M.D from a CODA accredited institution, Michigan Dental License with DEA License. Current CPR training and liability insurance. Experience in general dentistry and with hard-to-serve, behaviorally challenged patients preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills with basic computer skills strongly preferred.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Parks & Fairgrounds
Starting Salary: $13.56/hr.
4 - 10 hour days; Sat-Sun-Mon-Tues
Posting: #030-16
Date Posted: 03/13/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Perform all routine and some preventative maintenance to Expo Center, fairgrounds buildings, grounds, and equipment.  Provide services for rental clients including setting up tables, chairs, and sound equipment; electrical needs; clean up; and other special requests or problems.   Serve as an after-hours contact person for clients, resolve problems, may collect fees, and must enforce rules and regulations.  Store and inventory recreation vehicles in rental storage.  Supervise work crews assigned to fairgrounds including assigning work and supplies.  Responsible for securing building.
High school diploma or equivalent with two years building maintenance experience and two years public service experience.  Must have experience driving vehicles with standard transmissions and must be able to operate a forklift and tractor. Valid Michigan driver's license with good driving record required. Must be bondable and able to pass a security check. Must be able to work independently and willing to work nontraditional hours, weekends, and some holidays. Schedule is Sat 6am-4pm, Sun 7am-5pm, Mon 7:30am-5:30pm, Tues 12pm-10pm.

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Lisa Conley, County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

HCS- Clinical Services
Starting Salary $14.00/hr.
Part-time, 35hr/week, Flexible
Posting: #051-16
Date Posted: 05/29/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 06/12/2016
Provide support to STD Health Coordinator.   Assist in development of the community wide STD Task Force Coalition.  Conduct special research projects as assigned in the development of a community plan.   Specific assignments in the focus area of communicable disease related to sexual practices.
This position may assist with: Special projects, Data entry, Development of promotional materials, brochures, etc. Hands-on projects as appropriate, specifically in the content areas identified in principal accountability, Community outreach and program delivery
Undergraduate or graduate level student with a major in the area of Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, or related field.  Good communication and organizational skills required.  Ability to work independently while also able to work effectively in a team is required.  Work or volunteer experience in public or nonprofit sector in fields or health, education, human services preferred.  Strong technical/computer skills needed. Understanding of Public Health.
Length of employment is one year term 7/1/16 thru 6/30/2017

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HCS- Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range (K08 a-d): $20.41-$23.47/hr.
Full-time, M-F Days,Flexible Schedule
Posting: #023-16
Date Posted: 02/28/2016
Deadline: Until filled
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.
Current Michigan Registered Nurse license with two years experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental health/behavioral health nursing preferred.  Bachelor of Nursing required.  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

Parks & Fairgrounds
$9.53/ hr
M-F,7:am-3:pm/varies 20-37/hrs per wk.
45 Seasonal Positions
Posting: #028-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
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, Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

HCS - Clinical Services
(a-d) $20.41 - $23.47
Fulltime M-F, days
Posting: #026-16
Date Posted: 03/06/2016
Deadline: Until filled
Implement STD Program by providing STD education & STD assessments to assist in the diagnoses, treatment, referrals & follow-up of STDs.  Implement the Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) program by administering vaccine & providing education of vaccine & VPD.  Obtain comprehensive STD medical & social history of clients, perform male and female genitalia exams, and assist in partner contact interviews.  Provide 24/7 response to any Emergency/Bioterrorism events.  Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals, their personal lifestyles and the community.  Perform quality assurance activities regarding vaccines, chart audits, disease surveillance, and medication supply and inventory control. Maintain adequate vaccine, medication and supply inventory for the clinic.

Current Michigan R.N. License required with a Bachelor's degree in nursing/health preferred or any comparable combination training, experience, or education.  Two years minimum of acute care and/or public health experience.  Must demonstrate the ability to multi-talk, function independently, problem solves and make clinically accurate decisions under high stress conditions.  Demonstrate assessment and interviewing and excellent communication skills.  Must possess pathophysiology/knowledge of child development, reproductive health & disease processes as well as human sexuality.  Must obtain HIV counseling and testing certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications. Proficient use of computers, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly desired. 

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Circuit Court Juvenile Home
Starting Salary $23.47/hr
Fulltime M-F 8-5 PM
Posting: #032-16
Date Posted: 04/17/2016
Deadline (must be received by): 06/04/2016
Examine, evaluate, and review the total physical and medical health needs of all residents including treatment for emergency injury or illness.  Inventory, maintain, secure and distribute all medication, and medical supplies. Maintain accurate individual medical records, providing and/or obtaining information, to or from, appropriate agencies when applicable.   Establish and execute laboratory procedures to obtain all necessary information for diagnosis. Counsel and provide training for residents on issues of hygiene, health care, and social issues that regard health.   Assist physician with all physical exams and evaluate all medical complaints for prioritizing schedule.  Train facility staff on medical procedures and observation and reporting skills in compliance with American Medical Association (AMA).  Assure compliance with State and Federal regulations regarding health related policies.  Research and develop standard policies and procedures for clinical health care services.
Current Registered Nurse and have at least two years experience working with adolescents. Skills required include medical observation, assessment and physical examination techniques, verbal and written communication, and highly developed interpersonal relationship skills with adults and juveniles. Knowledge in counseling juveniles, nursing techniques in a correctional setting and interviewing techniques specifically for Adolescent Sex Offenders (ASO) assessment and treatment is essential. Necessary certifications include State certified to teach Sex Education, CPR Instructor, American Red Cross first aid and stress management instructor’s certification.

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Stephanie Slawson
1424 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048