Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING MEALS COORDINATOR/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING is seeking a leader to direct and oversee the nutrition program.  Under the supervision of the Director, this position coordinates the congregate and home delivered meals programs and serves as supervisor of kitchen staff, food transporters and other nutrition program staff.  You will also oversee kitchen and meal delivery operations, submit menus for approval to Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan and ensure the sanitation of kitchen and food transport activities and compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.   The Meals Coordinator/Assistant Director compiles and maintains a variety of records and reports and maintains all required program statistics.  This position is responsible for the accounting of income and expenses as well as client data as required by State, Federal and County regulations. The Meals Coordinator/Assistant Director will also pursue fundraising opportunities for corporate and private donations as well as drafting proposals for grant funding. Salary range: $40,878-$51,122.
Education: High school graduate with some college level coursework in nutrition, food service management or related areas.
Experience: Three or more years of institutional food service experience including nutritional planning, purchasing, and other food service management responsibilities.  Prefer experience working with the elderly, some of which included working with nutritional programs and volunteer activities.
Other Requirements: Certification by the State of Michigan in food safety within six months of employment.
Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 13 to:
Mecosta County Commission on Aging
Attn: Cynthia Mallory
12954 80th Avenue Mecosta, MI 49332
cynthia.mallory@mccoasc.org

MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING

Substitute Transportation Driver-Part time
MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING is seeking an individual to fill in as a substitute Van Driver.  This position utilizes a company vehicle with wheel chair lift capability and transports seniors to medical appointments. 
Minimum Job Requirements:
-High School diploma or equivalent
Must have a clean driving record, ability to follow health and safety guidelines, flexible daytime schedule and pass a physical/drug screen. 
Experience:
Prefer some experience working with elderly
Please send application or resume, and Authorization for Release of Information to: cynthia.mallory@mccoasc.org.


 

MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - ROAD PATROL

CONTACT PERSON: Undersheriff Mike Williams
TELEPHONE: 231-592-0150
EMAIL: Undersheriff Williams
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.

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

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


MECOSTA COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS - WORK CREW SUPERVISOR

Under the supervision of the Director of Community Corrections, direct, oversee, and supervise community service clients to and from work projects. Prepare and supply written reports or statements as may be required by the Director. Prepare daily work log in detail.
Employment Qualifications:  
• Ability to effectively communicate with and supervise individuals who have broken the law, both misdemeanants and felons. 
• Ability to independently carry out responsibilities with a work crew in remote locations throughout the county. 
• Familiarity with the proper use and care of maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, trimmers, etc. 
• Certified in FIRST AID and CPR upon hire or within one month of hire.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent with additional course work in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, criminal justice, or related area preferred/ helpful, but not required. 
Experience: Six months to one year of supervisory experience, with some criminal justice experience preferred. 
Work Schedule: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm
Starting Pay: $13.97
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:

Mecosta County Community Corrections
Supervisor Position
400 Elm St.
Big Rapids, MI 49307


CORRECTIONS OFFICER

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 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE - EMT (PART TIME)

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


MECOSTA COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE - PARAMEDIC

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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