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April 24, 2014
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

  • Apply separately for each listed position as indicated.
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  • Criminal background checks are required for all positions.
  • Credit background checks may be required for certain positions.

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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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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Sheriff's Office-Jail
(NF-20) $19.40-$27.53/hr
Full-time variable shifts
Posting: 028-14
Date Posted: 04/20/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 05/13/2014

Assess individual inmates after preliminary examination to determine if emergency, regular medical, or dental care is required. Collect specimens and perform routine lab procedures. Administer first aid as necessary. Evaluate and treat medical conditions of residentís in Jail. Counsel inmates on medical treatments, hygiene, and proper health habits. Dispense medications and care for injuries/illnesses according to physicianís orders. Monitor dispensing of medications and authorize or recommend transfer of inmates to medical appointments/hospitals. Provide emergency nursing care until arrival of physician or transfer to hospital facility. Arrange psychiatric evaluations for inmates upon request. Document all pertinent information and paperwork regarding medical treatments. Consult with Food Service, relative to special dietary needs and menu recommendations for inmates. Order and maintain medical and dental supplies. Must share on-call for weekend and holiday duty.

Current license as Registered Nurse in State of Michigan is required. Must be First Aid, CPR, and AED certified. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, and basic computer skills including experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and database data entry and retrieval. Must pass a drug screen, physical/medical examination, and thorough background check. No visible tattoos.

Special note: Any individual with a felony conviction, a pending felony or misdemeanor charge, a domestic violence conviction, or an outstanding warrant is ineligible for consideration for employment.

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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


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