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September 30, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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AUTOMATION & TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR
Circuit Court Administrative Division
Salary Range: (K06) $15.30 - $20.66/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #081-14
Date Posted: 09/28/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/03/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Troubleshoot and provide immediate technical assistance to Circuit Court and Probate Court related to all computer and other automated systems. Assist with the maintenance of, and training related to, the court's automated systems and technological equipment.

Associate's degree in computer science, criminal justice, public administration or related field, with two years experience in a court setting; or any comparable combination of education, experience or training. Bachelor's degree preferred. Extensive computer experience with a demonstrated aptitude for troubleshooting automated systems. Excellent verbal and written skills. Ability to quickly learn and train others in the use of equipment and programs. Must possess valid Michigan driver's license.

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Ruth Gruizenga
Circuit Court Administrative Division
227 West Michigan
Kalamazoo MI 49007




DRUG TREATMENT COURT MANAGER
Circuit Court Administrative Division
Salary Range: (K09) $21.38 - $28.87/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #078-14
Date Posted: 09/21/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/01/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Manage and supervise the Drug Treatment Court programs to ensure the efficient provision of services for adults, children and families involved in the criminal justice systems. Manage program activities, develop policies, procedures, goals and services. Review and approve expenditures, ensuring appropriate funding sources are utilized. Supervise and train case managers and program assistants to ensure effective program operations. Serve as a presenter on matters related to problem-solving courts.

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work and/or related field or equivalent work experience. Excellent organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with crisis situations, work independently and handle multiple tasks. Knowledge/understanding of court procedures. Minimum of two years experience in the criminal justice system. Minimum of two years experience in counseling/therapy/case management of the substance abusing population. Experience in supervising personnel.

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Ann Filkins
Circuit Court Administrative Division 227 West Michigan
227 West Michigan
Kalamazoo MI 49007




Fairgrounds Operator
Parks & Fairgrounds
(S12a) $12.87 - $15.33/hr
Full-time, Sat 6a-4p, Sun & Mon 7a-5p, Tues 12p-10p
Posting: 060-14
Date Posted: 07/27/2014
Date Re-Posted: 09/07/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

Perform all routine and some preventative maintenance to 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. Supervise work crews assigned to fairgrounds including assigning work and supplies. Responsible for securing buildings.

A High School diploma or equivalent with two years of building maintenance experience and two years of public service experience is preferred. Must have experience driving vehicles with standard transmissions and must be able to operate a forklift and tractor. A valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record is required. Must be bondable and able to pass a background check, credit check, and drug test. Must be able to work independently and willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends, and some holidays.

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Lisa Conley
Kalamazoo County Parks
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048




HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ASSISTANT
HCS Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K02) $11.09 - $12.20/hr
Temporary, on-call position, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, no benefits
Posting: #080-14
Date Posted: 09/28/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/06/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Collect, sort and process a wide variety of hazardous materials at the Household Hazardous Waste Center. Identify hazardous chemicals using the prinicples of organic and inorganic chemistry. Assist in the management of electronics, batteries, cell phones, ink and other waste streams. Pack materials according to contractor specifications. Provide quality customer service and environmental education on the proper handling and disposal of household hazardous waste. Heavy lifiting of at least 50 pounds on a daily basis and exposure to extreme temperature changes should be expected. This is an on call position for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Associates degree in environmental studies, chemistry, biology or hazardous waste management is required, bachelor's degree preferred, with 2-3 years customer service experience and experience in the environmental field or any comparable combination of training, experience and education. Organizational, communication and computer skills are strongly desired. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

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




RELIEF WORKER
Circuit Court Juvenile Home
Salary: $10.75/hr
On-call position, 8-16 hrs./wk.
Posting: #079-14
Date Posted: 09/28/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/08/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
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.

Two 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 youth preferred.

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Stephanie Slawson
Circuit Court Juvenile Home
1424 Gull Rd.
Kalamazoo MI 49048




RESOURCE COORDINATOR
Planning & Community Development
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57 - $26.42/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #077-14
Date Posted: 09/21/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/03/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Staff Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Corporation. Create and manage contracts and grants (ex. Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.) Write, research and follow up grant applications. Coordinate County grant applications to local foundations and internal county grants. Evaluate grants. Represent the County of Kalamazoo and the Planning and Community Development Department at appropriate community activities. Special projects as assigned, including Committees of the Board of Commissioners as needed.

Bachelor's degree required, with background preferred in brownfield redevelopment, economic development, planning and/or resource development. Previous successful grant writing experience preferred. Skills and knowledge should include excellent writing, verbal and communication skills; knowledge of local, state, federal and foundation funding sources and processes, and be familiar with the needs of governmental organizations. Reliable transportation and a Michigan driver's license required.

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Director
Planning & Community Development 201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007

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