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Community Developer

Full-Time (Exempt)
Salary:  $45,121.70 – $47,829.90 DOQ (Level 11)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the direction of the County Coordinator, plans, develops, and administers a countywide community development program.  Responsible for programs that create new jobs, retain existing jobs, increases private sector investment, and improves quality of life in Osceola County. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration and three years of experience demonstrating and exercising considerable independent judgment, leadership and authority in community or economic development.  Thorough knowledge of the professional public management techniques involved in budgeting, personnel administration and resource management, and the ability to identify and implement new best practices.  Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing, and making presentations in public forums.  Skill in assembling and analyzing data, preparing comprehensive and accurate reports, and formulating policy and service recommendations.  Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with County employees, contractors to the County, representatives of other local, state, and federal governmental units, businesses and other professional contacts, elected officials, and the public.  Ability to attend meetings scheduled at times other than normal business hours.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Susan Vander Pol, County Coordinator, 301 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI 49677.   Position open until filled.  EOE

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Custodian for COVID-19 Cleaning
Part-Time (25 hours/week) (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $12.11 - $12.84 per Hour DOQ (Level 2)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the County Coordinator, the custodian is responsible for cleaning commonly touched areas in County buildings including door handles, elevator buttons, stairwell railings, bathrooms, kitchen areas, etc.  Work schedule is Monday through Friday (except Holidays), rotating between three County buildings in Reed City.  Reporting any cleaning concerns to the County Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School graduation or GED.  Prefer some janitorial experience but not necessary.  Have valid driver’s license.

Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with County employees, contractors to the County, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials and the public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, run and move freely at any time.  The noise level in the work environment may be quiet to loud. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the incumbent may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, chemicals, individuals and situations in the course of performing required duties.

Interested applicants should send a resume to County Coordinator Susan Vander Pol, 301 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI  49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE


Maintenance Worker
Part-Time (Non-Exempt) (up to 29 hours per week)
Wage:  $13.35 – 14.16 per Hour DOQ (Level 4)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Maintenance Working Supervisor performs a variety of preventative maintenance repairs and tasks on County facilities and equipment.  Makes general repairs to electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, performs carpentry tasks, and maintains and repairs various equipment.  Maintains all County buildings and grounds.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or GED, two years experience in maintenance and repair of building and mechanical systems, and possession of a valid Michigan Driver’s License.    
 
Interested applicants should send a resume and/or application to Susan Vander Pol, County Coordinator, 301 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI 49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE

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Assistant in Coordinator’s Office                 

Part-Time (Non-Exempt) Up to 16 Hours per Week
Wage:  $13.35 to $14.16 per Hour DOQ (Level 4)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the County Coordinator, provides general administrative clerical assistance to the department.   

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School graduate or equivalent.  Prefer knowledge and experience working with Excel and Word.

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Must possess general office skills and have ability to work with the public.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Susan Vander Pol, Osceola County Coordinator, 301 West Upton Ave., Reed City, MI 49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE.


Animal Control Custodian
Part-Time/On Call – 6 hours every other weekend

Wage:  $12.11 - $12.84 per Hour DOQ (Level 2)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Animal Control Director, the custodian is responsible for cleaning which includes providing fresh water and food for the animals.  This may require bringing bags of feed or litter from storage shed and putting in the proper bins.  Exercising dogs in the perimeter fencing and reporting any observed health or temperament concerns to the Director.  Work schedule to include weekends and holidays. Report any maintenance problems, concerns, or irregularities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation, GED, or student work permit.  Prefer experience in working with animals and safe animal handling. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume or fill out an application for submission to Michelle Kuz, Animal Control Director, 502 N. Savidge Street, Reed City, MI  49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE

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C.O.A. Meal Site Coordinator - Marion

Part-Time up to 29 hrs per week (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $12.72 - $13.48 per Hour DOQ (Level 3)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Nutrition Coordinator, the Meal Site Coordinator organizes the meal site for the senior citizens of Osceola County, including set-up and break down of eating area, planning activities, utilizing volunteers and distribution and clean-up of congregate meals.

  • Implements and operates a congregate meal site.
  • Assists with the delivery of meals for congregate sites and packages meals for the Home Delivered Meals Program.
  • Plans and coordinates adult education and nutrition activities.
  • Performs other duties as directed.
  • Manages portion control, temperature and time control for food.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the dining area or any area used during meal site.  
  • Maintains daily paper work, donation deposits and participant records as required by our funding contract.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  High School Diploma or GED.   Prefer some advanced coursework in food service, nutrition, or related areas.

Experience: Preferred two (2) years of experience in activities and working with seniors.  

The County, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, climb, use hands and fingers, talk, hear and view and create written documents.  The employee uses hand strength to grasp tools and may climb ladders, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, such as to operate vibrating machinery, use hand tools, etc. and operate motorized equipment.  The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 50 lbs. without assistance.  Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical equipment and items found in an institutional kitchen setting with ovens, freezers, blenders, steamer and various other pieces of kitchen equipment with exposure to hot stoves, hot trays of food, hot water and steam, as well as frozen foods, sharp knives and other utensils, and chemical cleaning products.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can frequently be loud.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Director Justin Halladay, Osceola County Commission on Aging, 732 W. 7th St., P.O. Box 594, Evart, MI  49631.  Position open until filled.  EOE

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C.O.A. Home Delivered Meals Driver (Countywide)

Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $9.88 per Hour DOQ (Level 1)

DESCRIPTION:  Osceola County Senior Meals on Wheels program is in need of a driver to deliver meals to homebound seniors up to 15-20 hours per week plus mileage reimbursement at IRS rate (currently .56 cents per mile).  Driver’s start time is 10:00 a.m. at our Tustin site to approximately 1:00-1:30 p.m. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  You must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, dependable vehicle; carry established vehicle insurance levels of coverage, and the ability to lift at least 25 pounds.  Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Justin Halladay, Commission on Aging Director, 732 West 7th St., Evart, MI  49631. Position open until filled.  EOE

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C.O.A. Home Health Aides (Countywide)
Part-Time (Up to 29 hrs/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $12.72 - $13.48 per Hour DOQ (Level 3) 

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Services Coordinator, provides personal care services and assists homebound clients with daily living activities according to detailed care plan.  Observes clients, takes vital signs, and provides hands on care.  Other services include, but are not limited to, Respite Care and Light Homemaking.  Flexible schedule with no weekends.  Limited benefits including sick time available.  Mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate provided. 

This position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  The examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform, such as:   

  • Follows Registered Nurse instructions for Home Health Aide tasks, including but not limited to: vital signs, plan of treatment, monitoring medications, and environmental conditions.
  • Assists with light homemaking such as vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, making beds, laundry and maintaining a safe environment. 
  • Utilizes observation, reporting and recording skills. 
  • Complies with HIPAA.
  • Competent in allowing the client to be as independent as possible, taking into consideration his/her limitations. 
  • Adheres to monthly calendar as supplied by Services Coordinator.
  • Must have dependable transportation.
  • Ability to manage day to day operations with minimal supervision.
  • Performs other duties as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or GED.  Prefer CENA or some advanced coursework in nursing.  Experience working with seniors preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee primarily works in the field.  The employee may be required to communicate in person and by telephone, read regular and small print, view and produce written and electronic documents and enter data on a computer keyboard with repetitive keystrokes.  The employee must be mobile in the field, able to stand, sit, stoop and kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 15 lbs. without assistance.  Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Director Justin Halladay, Osceola County Commission on Aging, 732 W. 7th St., P.O. Box 594, Evart, MI  49631.  Positions open until filled.  EOE

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C.O.A. Homemakers (Countywide)
Part-Time (Up to 29 hrs/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $12.11 - $12.84 per Hour DOQ (Level 2)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Services Coordinator, provides homemaking services designed to assist seniors in the performing of routine household activities to maintain an adequate living environment for the client.  Services include, but are not limited to, Respite Care and Light Homemaking.  Flexible schedule with no weekends.  Limited benefits including sick time available.  Mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate provided. 

This position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  The examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform, such as:   

  • Assists with light homemaking such as vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, making beds, laundry and maintaining a safe environment. 
  • Utilizes observation, reporting and recording skills. 
  • Complies with HIPAA.
  • Competent in allowing the client to be as independent as possible, taking into consideration his/her limitations. 
  • Adheres to monthly calendar as supplied by Services Coordinator.
  • Must have dependable transportation.
  • Ability to manage day to day operations with minimal supervision.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or GED.  Experience working with seniors preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee primarily works in the field.  The employee may be required to communicate in person and by telephone, read regular and small print, view and produce written and electronic documents and enter data on a computer keyboard with repetitive keystrokes.  The employee must be mobile in the field, able to stand, sit, stoop and kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 15 lbs. without assistance.  Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Director Justin Halladay, Osceola County Commission on Aging, 732 W. 7th St., P.O. Box 594, Evart, MI  49631.  Positions open until filled.  EOE

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Jail Corrections Officer
Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $15.46 - $16.40 per Hour DOQ (Level 7)

DESCRIPTION:  It is the policy of the Osceola County Correction Facility to use part-time correctional staff resources primarily to assist the full-time staff and inmates.  The duty responsibilities that shall be performed in the Osceola County Correctional Facility by part-time correction officers or correction officers who have not received the hundred and sixty (160) hours of correctional training are as follows: assist in meeting the needs of the facility and the inmates by providing direct services and by serving as an interface between the facility, inmates, and the public.  Their primary duty is to supplement the services, activities, and functions of the full-time correction officers of this facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum standards set by the State of Michigan include:  U.S. Citizenship, 18 years of age, High School Diploma or equivalent, valid Operator’s License, and no felony convictions.  Must have taken and passed the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council written examination (test is proctored by EMPCO).  Taken and passed the Local Correctional Officer Physical Ability Test.  Prefer Associate’s Degree in corrections.  Experience as a Corrections Officer preferred but not necessary.  All correction officers shall receive local corrections officer training (160 hr) within one year of employment, plus at least twenty (20) hours of training each year. 

Interested applicants should send a resume or completed application to Jeremy Andres, Osceola County Jail Administrator, 325 West Upton Avenue, Reed City, MI, 49677.  Position open until filled.  For questions please call (231) 832-2288.  EOE

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Sheriff Deputy/Court Officer-Bailiff
Part-Time (Non-Exempt) Up to 29 hours per week
Wage:  $15.46 - $16.40 per Hour DOQ (Level 7)

DESCRIPTION:  The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of a part-time deputy/court officer-bailiff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following—security within courtrooms and county buildings, arresting and the transporting of individuals, attesting to arrest warrants and completing incident reports.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful applicant will be at least 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, M.C.O.L.E.S. preferable:  similar training, certification or experience could be considered.  Must possess a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record and not have any felony convictions. 

Application should be sent with a resume, cover letter and copy of M.C.O.L.E.S. certification of eligibility (if applicable) to Jed Avery, Osceola County Undersheriff, 325 W. Upton Avenue, Reed City, MI  49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE
 
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Road Patrol Deputy
Full-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $19.38 - $22.65/hr. based on Years of Experience

DESCRIPTION:  The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of a full-time Road Patrol Deputy.  The Patrol Division of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office will provide the citizens of Osceola County with response capabilities and preventative patrols 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the purpose of creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all people within the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to and render assistance to individuals who are in physical danger. 
  • Respond to and/or locate and identify criminal offenses and, where appropriate, apprehend offenders.
  • Answer requests for service as quickly as possible, utilizing available personnel in the most efficient manner according to Policy and Procedure.
  • Preserve and promote civil order within the community.
  • Through traffic enforcement and traffic control activities, facilitate the safe movement of vehicles and people within Osceola County.
  • Transportation of inmates to and from the Osceola County Jail.
  • Service of civil papers i.e. subpoenas, PPO’s, etc.
  • Complete incident reports on all complaints handled.
  • He/she is also responsible for keeping stats on their activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be an M.C.O.L.E.S. certified/certifiable law enforcement officer who has completed the basic police academy training.   Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and have a clean criminal record with no felony convictions.  Must have a valid Michigan operator’s license. 

Application should be sent with a resume, cover letter and copy of M.C.O.L.E.S. certification of eligibility to the Sheriff’s Office, 325 W. Upton Avenue, Reed City, MI  49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE

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