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County Designated Assessor

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Resumes due by Tuesday, November 3, 2020, to Susan Vander Pol, County Coordinator, 301 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI  49677.  EOE


Maintenance Worker
Part-Time (Non-Exempt) (up to 29 hours per week)
Wage:  $13.22 – 14.01 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 preferred by October 30, 2020, but position open until filled.  EOE

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Prosecutor’s Office Legal Assistant/Child Support Specialist
Full-Time (Non-Exempt)

Wage:  $15.31 – $16.23 per Hour DOQ (Level 7)

DESCRIPTION:  The Legal Assistant/Child Support Specialist performs responsible Para-professional tasks as Legal Assistant to the elected Prosecuting Attorney; reviews State referrals utilizing the MiCSES system to determine if a child support case should be initiated based on the facts and the law. Interviews parties to obtain and evaluate personal, financial, jurisdictional, and venue information.  Establishes paternity, if applicable.  Calculates support amounts based on state child support guidelines, negotiates recommended consent support orders and forwards recommended orders to the elected Prosecuting Attorney for review and approval. Researches legal questions, prepares initial support orders and drafts petitions, complaints and affidavits. Responds to mail, email, telephone and in person inquiries. Works under the general supervision of the elected Prosecuting Attorney, and performs related duties as requested / required.    

QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate’s Degree or equivalent in paralegal, criminal justice or related area with 2 years of casework and experience in the criminal justice system preferably dealing with family law. Extensive employment experience in a law office or court system may negate the need for an Associate’s Degree. The County, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.

Interested applicants should send a resume to Tony Badovinac, Prosecutor’s Office, 410 W. Upton Ave., Reed City, MI 49677.  Position open until filled.  EOE

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Assistant in Equalization & Coordinator’s Offices                     
Part-Time (Non-Exempt) Up to 29 Hours per Week
Wage:  $13.22 to $14.01 per Hour DOQ (Level 4)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Equalization Director, will assist with printing assessment rolls, tax rolls and bills, and assessment change notices; will assist with   appraisal field work; will assist making name and address changes and maintaining tax maps; and assists the public by telephone or in person. 

OTHER:  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 property descriptions, Excel and Word. Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

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

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

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

Wage:  $11.99 - $12.71 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. Home Delivered Meals Driver (Countywide)

Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $9.65 to $9.78 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 .575 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:  $11.99 - $12.71 per Hour DOQ (Level 2) 

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:  $11.99 - $12.71 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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C.O.A. Social Services Coordinator

Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $15.31 - $16.23 per Hour DOQ (Level 7)

DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Commission on Aging Director, the Social Services Coordinator assists seniors with medical assistance programs, performs guardianship reviews for the Osceola County Probate Court, organizes, markets, distributes and monitors various assigned programs, makes referrals to various agencies and assist seniors with emergency utilities programs. 

Prepares and maintains statistical databases and spreadsheets for various programs, compiles data and drafts reports for State and Federal Agencies.

  • Assists seniors with Medicare/Medicaid assistance programs, to include medical bill management.
  • Performs guardianship reviews as assigned by the Osceola County Probate Court.
  • Organizes, develops, markets and monitors senior activities programs.
  • Makes referrals to various agencies such as social services and veteran’s administration.
  • Assist seniors with emergency utilities programs.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:  Degree in social work or related field.  (Bachelor’s Degree Preferred)
Experience:  Two (2) to Five (5) years of office experience and social work preferred. 
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 regularly works both in an office and in the field.  While in the office, the employee is regularly 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 both in an office setting and in the field with the ability 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.  The employee regularly travels between work sites using a motor vehicle.  Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the incumbent may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals and situations in the course of performing required duties.

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.  Resumes due by November 13, 2020, but position open until filled.  EOE

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Paramedic

Full-Time (Non-Exempt)
Salary Range:  $44,328 - $48,394 (DOQ)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Emergency Medical Services Director or their designee serves as part of a professional medical crew responsible for initial patient assessment and treatment in emergent and non-emergent pre-hospital patient care situations.  Must be able to perform life-saving functions without the resources that are normally available in the “in-house” setting.  Must act appropriately using his/her own discretion to maintain control and organization of pre-hospital scenes while following written/verbal Medical Control protocols/orders.  Performs initial and on-going assessment of each patient.  Collects data on patients for making accurate diagnosis and implements appropriate medical protocols.  Collects data as well as for billing purposes.  Collaborates with other health care professionals and participates in educational processes.    

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Michigan Paramedic Licensure
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Trauma Life Support Certification

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in collaboration with all segments of the population, both private and public.
  • Maintain positive relationships within E.M.S. field.
  • Respect the needs and rights of co-workers, patients and the public.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Possess a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator’s License.

Interested applicants should send a resume and/or completed application to Jeremy Beebe, Osceola E.M.S. Director, 306 N. Patterson Road, Reed City, MI 49677. Position open until filled.  EOE

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Jail Corrections Officer
Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $15.31 - $16.23 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:  $15.31 - $16.23 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 Mark Moore, Osceola County Undersheriff, 325 W. Upton Avenue, Reed City, MI  49677. 

Position open until filled.  EOE
 
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