Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


CORRECTIONS OFFICER - MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to fill a full-time Correctional Officer position.  The successful candidate should possess solid leadership/supervisory skills, be a creative problem solver with sound judgment/critical thinking abilities, and be able to work effectively under stressful situations.

Must also possess strong communication/interpersonal skills, and be able to manage inmates of various ethnic/socio-economic backgrounds while monitoring their behavior within a secure environment.

This job requires a minimum of:
-Completed and Passed the MSCTC Mental Fitness Test.
-Completed and Passed the MSCTC Physical Ability Test.

-High School diploma or equivalent.
-Posses a valid Michigan Drivers Licenses.
-No felony convictions.

For information on how to obtain and complete the required tests go to www.empco.net for the Mental Fitness Test and www.misctc.org for the Physical Ability Test

Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with proof of completed required tests to:

Mecosta County Sheriff's Office
Corrections Division
225 S. Stewart Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307

 


MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - PART-TIME MARINE DEPUTY

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill positions for seasonal Part-Time Marine Deputies.

Candidates for this entry level position must meet the following departmental requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED
- 18 yrs old
- Possess a valid Michigan Driver License
- Possess a Boatre Safety Certificate
- No felony convictions
- Be a United States citizen
- Be able to work weekends and holidays

Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with a resume, cover letter and Authorization for Release of Information to:

Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Lieutenant Mark Danielson
225 South Stewart Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307.

 


OFFICE MANAGER - MECOSTA COUNTY FRIEND OF THE COURT

The Mecosta County Friend of the Court has an immediate opening for a full-time Office Manager position. The position provides secretarial and administrative support to the Friend of the Court and other staff in a fast paced, high pressure environment. The position includes typing correspondence and reports and maintaining office and client files. Prepares new case files which includes determining if parties have a prior case with the office. Opens all mail, date stamps correspondence and documents, and determines appropriate routing. Reviews court orders and is responsible for certificate of mailing on all orders. Serves as receptionist and answers the main telephone line, responds to inquiries regarding procedural information and case scheduling, determines if the caller's concern should be reduced to writing and/or directs call to appropriate individuals. Researches files to respond to questions from attorneys and clients. Works closely with court staff and attorneys in processing cases and scheduling hearings. Maintains the FOC court docket and prepares files for hearings. Must be a highly organized self-starter who has the patience and experience in dealing with the public and can work with minimal supervision.

Requirements: High school diploma with preferred legal assistance experience in an office setting.

Starting hourly rate is $16.02

Send Application, Resume and Authorization for Release by March 2, 2020 to:

Mecosta County Friend of the Court
David Oostdyk
PO Box 508
400 Elm Street
Big Rapids, 49307

 


EMT (PART TIME) - MECOSTA COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE

Mecosta County EMS is accepting applications for part time Basic EMTs.

Interested persons may call 231-796-2626 for more information.

Applications can be picked up at the EMS Office or downloaded from the County's web site.

Send Application and Authorization for Release to:

Mecosta County EMS
EMT Position
14485 Northland Dr.
Big Rapids, 49307

 


ROAD PATROL - MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

CONTACT PERSON: Undersheriff James Taylor
TELEPHONE: 231-592-0150
EMAIL: jtaylor@co.mecosta.mi.us

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting candidates to fill an immediate vacancy and establish an eligibility list for a full-time Road Patrol position.

Candidates must be MCOLES certifiable and meet the following departmental requirements:
- Be 21 years of age.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
- No prior felony convictions.
- Possess a valid Michigan operator's license and excellent driving record.
- Be MCOLES certified.
- Be a United States citizen.
- Meet all MCOLES employment standards.

Salary starts at $20.96/hr.

Application, resume, cover letter and Authorization for Release of Information should be sent to:

Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Undersheriff Taylor
225 South Stewart Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307.

 


PARAMEDIC - MECOSTA COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE

Mecosta County EMS has a full time opening for Paramedic. Applicants must have a valid State of Michigan EMS license and a valid State of Michigan drivers license. Other credentials may be required for some license levels. Interested persons may call 231-796-2626 for more information.

Applications can be picked up at the EMS Office or downloaded from the County's web site.

Send Application and Authorization for Release to:

Mecosta County EMS
Paramedic Position
14485 Northland Dr.
Big Rapids, 49307

 


Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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