Employment

 

 

AUGUST 18, 2014 - AUGUST 22, 2014

 

Applications for the following vacancies will be received at the Personnel Department, Berrien County Administration Building, 701 Main Street, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085, Between 8:30pm and 5:00pm. Applications are accepted via fax, mail, email or in person. Applications must be in the Personnel Department by close of business on the day of the deadline. All applications are reviewed by the hiring department. The hiring department will decide which candidates to interview and will contact the applicant directly if selected for an interview.

If applying for a job at the
BERRIEN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
please read the Employment Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer

FAX:   269-983-5788
EMAIL:  Dianne Pratt

NOTE: Applications are NOT kept on file. Each open position must be applied for separately with a new application and tracking sheet. Copies are acceptable. Download an application here

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Teen Parenting Case Manager ($33,802)

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education, or related human services field and two years’ experience in case management or working with teens; OR, Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Education or a related human services field and four years’ experience in case management or working with teens.

A minimum score of 75% on a computer proficiency test in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. Testing will be scheduled at time of interview.

Note: This position is for a grant-funded project that is planned to take place from January 2014 – December 2017. After the grant period ends, this position will be eliminated if other funding is not available.

Desired: Experience providing case management to pregnant and parenting teens specifically. Experience and familiarity working with diverse populations. Thorough knowledge of available services in Berrien County for parents and children. Ability to establish relationships with teens from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.

Duties: Provides individual case management to pregnant and parenting teens based on assessment of strengths and needs, develops individualized service plans based on the Adolescent Family Life Program grant (MI-APPP). Has regular contact with clients on caseload which includes home visits. Works in a variety of community settings including schools and other service organizations. Provides mentoring, counseling and instruction to clients to support client’s life goals including educational and career goals. Assists clients and their children to access services including medical care, educational services, parenting education, employment, and other services as needed. Coordinates with other service providers who work with clients in their caseload. Keeps records. Recruits pregnant and parenting teens into program through referrals and marketing of program, including presentations to groups. Other duties as assigned.

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Full-Time Patrol Officer  ($42,156)

Required:  High school graduation or GED certificate. Minimum age of 18. No prior felony convictions.

MUST BE MCOLES CERTIFIED.

Desired:  Good moral character. Preference will be given to those with prior police experience.

NOTE: Must pass physical and psychological exams and background investigation. Must be willing to work all shifts. Must be a citizen and resident of the State of Michigan at time of appointment.

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Part-Time Patrol Officer  ($15.88/hr)

A part-time Patrol Officer will work a maximum of 1,000 hours per calendar year. There are no benefits.

MUST BE MCOLES CERTIFIED.

Required:  High school graduation or GED certificate. Minimum age of 18. No prior felony convictions.

Desired:  Good moral character. Preference will be given to those with prior police experience.

NOTE: Must pass physical and psychological exams and background investigation. Must be willing to work all shifts. Must be a citizen and resident of the State of Michigan at time of appointment.

JUVENILE CENTER    24 hour facility – Employees work nights – weekends – holidays
Temporary Youth Specialist ($11.75/hr)

Note: This is a temporary part-time position working a maximum of 1,000 hours per calendar year. There are no benefits.

Required: Thirty semester or forty-five quarter hours of college education which includes three semester or four quarter hours of psychology.

Duties: The Temporary Youth Specialist works as an on-call employee to fill temporary vacancies in the fulltime Youth Specialist schedule.

Participates in supervising and reporting on programs, projects and tasks for youths detained in the Juvenile Center.  Assists with recreational programs and activities.

COUNTY CLERK
Deputy Circuit Court Clerk I ($23,087)

Required:  High school diploma or GED, one year clerical/legal office experience and a typing speed of 40 words per minute net.

Note: Please contact Personnel to schedule a typing test if you have not taken one before with our office. Your application will not be forwarded until you have taken, and successfully passed, the typing test at the net speed.

Valid driver’s license and regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Desired: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products. Excellent attention to detail. Good verbal and written communication and customer service skills.

Duties: Under supervision, performs responsible clerical/administrative tasks within the office of the County Clerk, including maintenance of an accurate record and information retention system.

Responds to confidential requests for information from citizens, attorneys and others, provides information, collects fees and prepares certified documents. Prepares and processes various records and documents according to their purpose by following standard procedures while maintaining privacy rights; ensures appropriate documentation is prepared, signed and distributed. Indexes and maintains departmental files; opens files and assigns file numbers according to departmental procedures. Responds to walk-in and telephone inquiries. May schedule hearings and case conferences; receive case files; review to determine applicable hearing; notify all parties to be present at hearings and instruct them of court date and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

JUVENILE CENTER    24 hour facility – Employees work nights – weekends – holidays
Youth Specialist ($30,400)

Required: Thirty semester or forty-five quarter hours of college education which includes three semester or four quarter hours of Psychology. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Duties: Participates in supervision and reporting on programs, projects and tasks for youths detained in the Juvenile Center. Serves as a member of the Residential Treatment Team with responsibility for the safety, personal conduct, care and guidance of group members. Provides leadership and maintains discipline of residents. Monitors residents and facility to ensure security; conducts security and room checks. Supervises and conducts field trips and recreational activities for residents. Counsels residents regarding personal problems and issues. Transports residents to and from home, clinic, hospital and court as needed. Performs housekeeping and laundering responsibilities as needed to ensure maintenance of a clean and safe environment. Other duties as assigned.

EQUALIZATION
Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) Appraiser ($37,183)

Required: High school diploma or GED. Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) certification as an Assessor by the State Tax Commission must be held and maintained for continued employment. Certified as a Michigan Personal Property Examiner by State Tax Commission. Possession of a valid, unrestricted vehicle operator’s license. Net typing speed at 40 words per minute. Maintain regular, reliable and predictable attendance. Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds, walk for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, and work in all weather conditions.

Note: Please contact Personnel to schedule a typing test if you have not taken one before with our office. Your application will not be forwarded until you have taken, and successfully passed, the typing test at the net speed.

Consideration will be given to applicants for a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO) position.

Desired: Working experience with BSA Equalizer Software for real property appraisals and studies and familiar with the process of generating reports within. Experienced with Apex Software and familiar with GIS technology. Strong knowledge and skill in the use of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Duties: Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director and/or Real Property Appraisal Supervisor, performs technical work requiring extreme accuracy in the preparation of County Equalization reports. Analyzes real property deeds and sales information for completeness and accuracy. Handles confidential property related information. Formulates credible real property sales studies from raw sales information in a proper and timely manner. Prepares, by statutory deadline dates, all County Equalization reports from information gathered by the department’s property appraisal staff and by local government unit assessors. Performs field inspections of complex real estate properties and assists others with the more intricate ones. Reviews appraisals made by others and assists in the auditing of municipality assessment roll data. Confers with local officials, property appraisers and other interested parties regarding the equalization of county assessments. Establishes and maintains digital and hard copies of equalization information. Actively participates as a member of the damage assessment group for the Berrien County Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (extended work hours may be required). Other duties as assigned.

BUILDING & GROUNDS
Custodian ($10.86/hr)

Note: This is a temporary part-time position working a maximum of 1,000 hours per calendar year. There are no benefits. This position works evenings and hours will be assigned by the evening supervisor.

Required: High school graduation or GED and one year experience in custodial services. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Duties: Perform a variety of custodial related tasks for all Berrien County facilities. Duties include floor care, sweeping, mopping, waxing and buffing. Other duties as assigned.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
FIMR Case Abstractor ($20.97/hr)

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a related field and five years’ experience working with medical records.

Note: This is a temporary part-time position working a maximum of 1,000 hours per calendar year. There are no benefits.

Desired: Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies, including healthcare system. Prior experience with medical record case abstraction. Knowledge of obstetric and neonatal medical terminology. Ability to make effective presentation to diverse groups.

Duties: Completes review of medical records involved in fetal and infant death to include but not limited to hospital records, pre-natal records, pediatric records, emergency and medical examiners’ record. Interacts with other agencies and service providers involved in infant’s death (MI Department of Human Services, Child Protective Services, local health department, law enforcement). Develops case summaries from the above abstracted information as well as the Home Interview, using Michigan FIMR Network tools and guidelines. Attends the FIMR review team meetings to facilitate the presentation of the cases. Enters cases into data base and submits cases to MPHI for MFIMR data base. Provides and maintains a confidential environment. Performs related tasks as required.


 
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