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April 16, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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Airfield Technician
(R13) $16.74-$18.35/hr
Full-time M-F 8a-4p
Posting: 020-14
Date Posted: 03/30/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 04/25/2014

Maintains and repairs airport equipment, vehicles and runway lighting system. Maintains and repairs Airport buildings and/or structures. Snow removal and repair of Airport surfaces. Ability to read and understand blueprints/schematics. Maintains an inventory of runway lighting system components. Supervision of construction projects and contractors for scope of work compliance. Complies with safety standards and Airport procedures.

High school diploma or equivalent. Three years experience in mechanical/electrical equipment operation and maintenance. Valid Michigan driverís license and good driving record. Ability to follow oral or written instructions. Knowledge of traffic laws, safety rules, and accident prevention practices. Subject to FAA regulations. Airport experience and knowledge of operations preferred.

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Automation & Technology Administrator
Circuit Court-Administrative Division
(K10) $23.45-$31.65/hr
Full-time M-F 8a-5p
Posting: 022-14
Date Posted: 04/06/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 04/18/2014

Administer, manage, research, develop, implement, upgrade and plan automation and technology services and systems for all units/divisions of the Circuit and Probate Courts, including but not limited to technical expertise, application, configuration and integration of systems; financial and information management; personnel training and coordination; disaster recovery; system and court records security; public relations; strategic planning; legal research and policy/procedure development.

Bachelorís Degree with a major in computer sciences, public administration, judicial administration or related field. Minimum 5-10 years experience in a supervisory role and in project management; extensive knowledge of court procedures and federal and state statues; experience in managing automated and technical environments. Comprehensive understanding of software testing methods, programming methods, practices and applications such as SQL relational database management systems. Must pursue continuing education in court management and remain up-to-date on automation and technology trends in a court setting. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Strong leadership and team building skills with ability to resolve conflicts. Must have valid driverís license.

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Amanda Mulholland
227 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007

Director - Health & Community
Health & Community Services-Administration
(K15) $41.75-$56.36/hr
Posting: 021-14
Date Posted: 04/06/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Direct, manage, and oversee HCS, which serves as the Local Public Health Agency, the Community Action Agency, the Region IIIA Area Agency on Aging, the Regional Public Health Laboratory, the County Dental Clinic, Veterans Service Office, and the County Medical Examinerís Office. In addition to direct management of the Department, the Director works with external stakeholders at the Federal, State, and Local levels to develop collaborative partnerships in order to improve the health and quality of life of Kalamazoo County and southwest Michigan residents.

Masters degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related field required. Must have at least five years top level governmental leadership experience and 3-5 years full time administrative experience in public health. Must be able to multi-task, have excellent communication skills (oral and written), planning and organizational skills, as well as excellent leadership skills and qualities.

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Enterprise Specialist/Analyst
Information Systems
(K8): $19.57-$26.42/hr
Full-time M-F Day shift
Posting: 010-14
Date Posted: 02/14/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Network administration and management functions providing complex, planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the Countyís enterprise network and telecommunication systems and Tier II technical support for Help Desk escalation process in order to provide a comprehensive, reliable, secure technology platform that supports technology systems which meet departmental, County, State and Federal requirements and needs, maximizes end user productivity and meets essential business functions.

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with a minimum of two to three years related experience; or any comparable combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of current technology and advanced experience in a TCP/IP based LAN/WAN Enterprise network and telecommunication systems environment. Experience with Microsoft workstation and server OS, Active Directory, Exchange, Novell ZCM, Cisco, Citrix, IBM AS/400-i5, SQL, Virtual Servers and SAN technologies preferred. Demonstrated interpersonal/communications and project leadership skills.

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Health Equity Coordinator
HCS-Center for Health Equity
(K9) $21.38/hr
Grant Position, Part-time 25 hrs/wk, first shift
Posting: 004-14
Date Posted: 02/02/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Cultivate internal and external collaborations and initiatives to motivate both traditional and nontraditional public health partners to take collective action in determining the barriers to health equity and address the fundamental causes of inequity in the distribution of disease and illness in Kalamazoo County. This is done in order to comprehensively address the social determinants of health to achieve health equity for Kalamazoo County residents.

Bachelor degree in health education, social work or related field, Masterís preferred, with a minimum of 3-5 years experience directing community collaborations and initiatives is required; or any comparable combination of education, experience and training. Knowledge of health inequities, social determinants of health, community capacity building, policy development, and systems work is strongly preferred. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence and motivate others to change are strongly desired. Experience conducting training needs assessments, developing training materials, and conducting training sessions desired. Ability to work independently and creatively, with strong leadership, problem solving, and time management skills with ability to coordinate diverse activities is important.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo MI 49074

Park Attendant - Seasonal Summer
Parks & Fairgrounds
Seasonal 20-37 hrs/shifts vary
Posting: 002-14
Date Posted: 01/19/2014
Deadline: Until filled

Collect entrance fees, provide general park information to the public, and perform light maintenance duties such as mowing/trimming; lifting of 70+ lbs., painting, cleaning restrooms, and picking up garbage. Must be attentive to detail, especially when handling money. Variable hours evenings, weekends and holidays will be required.

Proficient in math, able to effectively communicate with park guests, and have the ability to work as a team player. Must have the ability to operate Parks vehicles with standard transmission, may include tractors and/or commercial mowers. Some positions may have grounds/maintenance focus; previous related experience would be a plus. High school diploma or GED and 18+yrs of age, along with a valid Michigan Driverís license. Drug testing and background check are requirements for this position.

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Daniel Ward
Kalamazoo County Parks Dept
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048

Senior Deputy Clerk
District Court
(D15) $12.79-$15.50/hr
Full-time M-F 8 hrs
Posting: 027-14
Date Posted: 04/13/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 04/19/2014

Enter and monitor court files, schedule hearing dates, and assign judges. Disseminate information to appropriate parties regarding court dates, costs, procedures, and case status. Enter dispositions and create media for Secretary of State records. Process dispositional information and electronically forward to Michigan State Police-Criminal Reporting Division for entry on criminal records. Receive and monitor payments, apply bonds, and ensure proper cases are credited. Balance cash register at end of the day. Provide phone and counter customer service or assistance for all appropriate parties regarding fines, costs, tickets, court procedures, and possible actions. Document, update and verify case activities and accuracy into District Court Case Management SystemóJIS. Maintain cross training to ensure all positions are covered at all times. Process and research all mail regarding case files, and assemble weekly court dockets. Generate and print required enforcement notices and prepare show causes and bench warrants, as needed.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Classes with emphasis in office/administrative functions or some related office experience a plus. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required. Skilled in use of computer and word processing and spreadsheet applications, Word and Excel preferred. Keyboarding skills of 55+ WPM highly desired. Must be able to organize and prioritize a high volume of cases and possess strong time management skills. Must be able to work in a high stress environment dealing with people from all walks of life. Must be able to be bonded.

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Tina Keifer
150 East Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo MI 49001

State Liaison
Circuit Court-Friend of the Court
(K04) Start $12.50/hr
Full-time M-F 8a-5p
Posting: 025-14
Date Posted: 04/06/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 04/18/2014

Investigate, interpret and ensure compliance of support ordered from parents of minor children on state assistant. Monitor monies owed to agencies and other parties with legal responsibility for the children while ensuring support is accruing per the state and federal mandates.

College level courses in accounting or bookkeeping or equivalent in experience. One year previous court system or social worker employment preferred. Basic knowledge of legal terminology encouraged. Understand of Federal mandates to assure accuracy of arrearages in various categories and in compliance in Federal audits. Ability to handle multi-tasks, high volume responsibilities accurately. Knowledge of computers. A thorough understanding of IV-D and IV-A cases and the support billing differences. Ability to investigate, interpret and use independent judgment to maintain accounts billed to the state and other agencies.

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Cindy Swagler, FOC
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007


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