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January 29, 2015
The most recent listing of open positions available within the County are updated each Sunday.

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COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY MANAGER
HCS Community Action Agency
Salary Range: (K10) $23.92-$32.98/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #013-15
Date Posted: 01/18/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 01/30/2015
 

Provide overall CAA leadership, establishing responsibility and authority limits for reporting staff members; oversee the design and implementation of staff development and training programs. Develop program goals and objectives and monitor all programs to ensure compliance with federal regulations and grant requirements, inter-program and agency coordination, efficient utilization of program resources and planning and coordination/collaboration with community anti-poverty related programming. Coordinate the work of the Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board, serve as an administrative liaison.

Bachelor's degree in social work, public administration, human services or related field; or any comparable combination of education, training or experience. Master's degree in social work, public administration or related field preferred. Strong written and verbal communication, leadership, program development and evaluation skills. Five or more years of management/administration experience in human services field (not-for-profit or public sector preferred), including three years supervisory. Basic computing skills which include word processing, spreadsheets, database and internet access. Experience with grant funding administration desired.

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




COURT RECORDER/JUDICIAL AIDE
District Court
Salary Range: (K06) $15.61 - $21.07/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #014-15
Date Posted: 01/25/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 01/31/2015
 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Record official court proceedings using audio, video or digital recording equipment, testing and adjusting said equipment for clarity and accuracy. Prepare and certify Court transcripts for future court proceedings as requested by Circuit Court and other appropriate parties. Preserve and maintain all recorder logs, tapes and all official documents for 7 years. Maintain smooth functioning of courtroom by managing files, preparing cases for pre-trial, render procedural guidance to court participants, screen incoming calls and ensure presence of parties. Create a variety of forms, reports, letters, etc. from transcribed sources, using automated programs to maximize efficiency. Prepare felony cases to be bound over to the Circuit Court for trial. Serve as Bench Clerk/Bailiff in their absence and assist Judge with paperwork, ensuring proper courtroom atmosphere.

High school diploma or GED certificate with three to five years experience in a law firm or court setting required. Essential knowledge includes proper recording and transcription techniques, general knowledge of the legal system, legal and medical terminology and procedures and general office practices. Knowledge of District Court case management system preferred. Must have strong written verbal communication skills and basic computer skills, including experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database data entry and retrieval, with word processing of 70 wpm. Must obtain Certified Electronic Recorder Certificate within 6 months of hire.

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Tina Keifer
150 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo MI 49001




Dentist
HCS Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
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




Enterprise Specialist/Analyst
Information Systems
Salary Range: $23.28-$31.44
Monday-Friday 8a.m. - 5p.m.
Posting: #105-14
Date Posted: 11/30/2014
Date Re-Posted: 12/14/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

Network administration and management functions providing complex, planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the County's 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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GIS COORDINATOR
Planning & Community Development
Salary Range: (K07) $17.28-$23.33/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #008-15
Date Posted: 01/11/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 01/30/2015
 

Maintenance and development of new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) layers, perform analyses and answer spatial queries, document current and new procedures, maintain metadata, act as GIS liaison within county, educate and assist GIS users, coordinate current and new GIS projects.

A working knowledge of ESRI GIS Software products and other software packages including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, experience in applying GIS technologies, experience in computer hardware and networking. A degree in GIS or a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years hands-on experience in applying and administering GIS technologies. Excellent people, organizational, and communication skills with excellent attention to detail. Firm work ethic with ability and willingness to learn.

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




GROUNDWATER SPECIALIST
HCS Environmental Health
Salary Range: (K08) $19.96 - $26.95/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #012-15
Date Posted: 01/18/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 02/23/2015
 

Review land division applications to assure compliance with state law; maintain and update databases; used for the storage and reporting of data on groundwater quality and properties with known soil or groundwater contamination; coordinate efforts to investigate and respond to groundwater contamination concerns; participate on state andd local wellhead protection committees; other projects related to technical support, including maintenance of GIS data and maps and overseeing or conducting static water level monitoring and long term groundwater quality monitoring contracts; provide technical assistance and education staff, public and local organizatin on water quality and groundwater concerns.

Bachelor's degree in geology or hydrogeology required. Master's degree and/or five to ten years of experience at the state, local, private or federal level of environmental protection work preferred. Experience with Geographic Information Systems and database or the ability to learn these skills is essential. An understanding of the local hydrogeology including drift aquifers and groundwater contamination in glacial deposits, basic and organic chemistry, microbiology, toxicology, computer mapping, database management, risk communications, major federal, state and local environmental laws is necessary. Good communication and ability to work in a team environment are also required. R.E.H.S. preferred.

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Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo MI 49048




SEASONAL PARK ATTENDANT
Kalamazoo County Parks Department
8.84/hr
Varied
Posting: #114-14
Date Posted: 12/21/2014
Deadline: Until filled
 

Collect entrance fees and provide general park information to the public. Perform light maintenance duties such as mowing, trimming, lifting 70+lbs painting, cleaning restrooms, and picking up garbage. Demonstrate good attention to detail when handling cash. Variable hours evenings, weekends and holidays will be required.

Must be proficient in math, able to communicate with park guests, and work as team player. Must be able to operate Park vehicles with standard transmission which may include tractors and/or commercial mowers. Some positions may have grounds/maintenance focus. Previous related experience would be a plus. Must be 18+ yrs. of age, and possess valid Michigan Drivers license. High School diploma or GED is required. Drug testing is a requirement of this position.

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Lisa Conley
Kalamazoo County Parks Department
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Kalamazoo MI 49048
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo MI 49048




VETERANS SERVICE SPECIALIST
HCS AAA & Veterans
Salary Range: (K06) $15.61 - $21.07/hr.
Full-time, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Posting: #011-15
Date Posted: 01/18/2015
Deadline (must be received by): 01/30/2015
 

Counsel veterans/dependents and file disability compensation, pension claims and appeals for the veterans/dependents of Kalamazoo County, in addition to other VA programs. Serve as the Authorized Agent for the Michigan Veteran's Trust Fund. Counsel and refer veterans to various agencies to provide additional assistance. Initiate emergency payments from the county's emergency relief fund. Maintain individual accreditation with the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs as required to submit claims on a veterans behalf.

Bachelor's degree in social work, humanities or related field or 4 years experience in veteran's services or related area. Knowledge of principals, practices and procedures related to federal, state and local veterans benefits, laws and regulations strongly preferred. Skilled in use of Microsoft Office products and other office equipment required. Accreditation through a Congressionally chartered service organization with the Department of Veterans Affairs required within 12 months of hire. Ability to explain and apply complex laws governing veterans benefits, prepare clear, concise and effective written materials, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Honorable discharge from the United States military required.

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Employment Coordinator
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo MI 49048

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