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

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COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST II
Circuit Court Family Division
Salary Range: (K05) $14.04 - $18.95/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #093-14
Date Posted: 10/26/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 11/03/2014
 

Coordinate and jointly direct the efficient processing of all child protective, delinquency and domestic cases. Direct and specify appointment of attorneys. Perform bailiff duties for jury trials. Assist Judges and Referees at hearing, schedule hearings and personally serve court orders to parties present at hearings. Prepare court orders and reports. Research, analyze, docket, scan and accurately enter information into the court's case management system. Certify documents. Respond to inquiries regarding court procedures. Provide notice of hearing for all traffic cases. Attend and monitor court proceedings. Coordinate a complete program of case management. Process filing fees. This is not all inclusive of total scope of duties.

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field; two years court or related field experience; or comparable combination of training, education and experience. Basic knowledge of Microsoft package; propensity to learn new computer applications. Must possess ability to handle multiple priorities and continuous interruptions; work independently and as a team member; produce high volume capacity; maintain composure in confrontational situations; excellent organization/prioritization skills; excellent comunication skills with judges, attorneys and public; maintain confidentiality; and potential for LEIN certification.

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Kay Budas Administrative Assistant
Circuit Court Family Division
1400 Gull Rd.
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: Until filled
 

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




NURSE HOME VISITOR
HCS-Maternal & Child Health
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57 - $26.42/hr
Full-time, M-F 8a 5p
Posting: #089-14
Date Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
NFP Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing service to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program in order to promote healthy pregnancies, normal growth and development for the child, and achievement of family self sufficiency. The NHV is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practices and adherence to the NFP model, and to the policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards of NFP and the Kalamazoo County HCS.

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's of Nursing required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 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
P.O. Box 42
Kalamazoo MI 49048




PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
HCS-Clinical Services
Salary Range: (K08) $19.57 - $26.42/hr
Part-time, 16 hours/week, Flexible M-T-W 8a 5p
Posting: #092-14
Date Posted: 10/26/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 12/01/2014
 

Implement the STD Program by providing STD education and STD assessments to assist in the diagnosis, treatment, referrals and follow-up of STDs. Implement the vaccine preventable disease (VPD) program by administering vaccine and providing education of vaccine and VPD. Obtain comprehensive STD medical and social history of clients, perform male and female genitalia exams and assist in partner contact interviews. Provide 24/7 response to Emergency/Bioterrorism events. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging health issues affecting individuals, their personal lifestyles and the community.

Current Michigan Registered Nurse license required with a Bachelor's degree preferred or any comparable combination of training, experience or education. Two years minimum of acute care and/or public health experience. Must obtain HIV counseling and testing certification through MDCH in first year and maintain requirements for continued licensure and certifications.

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - SUPERVISOR
HCS Maternal & Child Health
Salary: (K09) $21.38-$28.87/hr
Full time, 8-5 with some evenings/weekends
Posting: #090-14
Date Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Management of program personnel including hiring, appraisals, discipline; responsible for program administration including monitoring budgets, authorizing requisitions, setting goals and participating in State and local meetings; monitor program reporting to ensure complete reports and timely transmission of data a required by program guidelines; perform program outreach to inform families of and recruit families to the Nurse Family Partnership program; and develop and maintain community referral sources; promote program and educate community about available services.

Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan with bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Master's degree in Nursing o Public Health preferred. Seven years nursing experience preferably in maternal and/or child health, public health or home visitation or comparable combination of experience, education and training is required. Program management and supervisory experience strongly preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, organization skills desired. Basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and database access preferred.

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HCS Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
P.O. Box 42
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
Date Re-Posted: 10/19/2014
Deadline (must be received by): 10/31/2014
 

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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