Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MECOSTA/OSCEOLA TREATMENT COURT - FIELD SERVICE WORKER

Mecosta/ Osceola Treatment Court Field Service Worker:  $10/hr. -Up to 20 hrs/ week.
Looking for a responsible individual to conduct home searches, drug and alcohol testing for participants of the Treatment Court operating in Mecosta, Osceola, and Newaygo counties.  Must have own reliable transportation and valid operator’s license-mileage reimbursed; Be available nights, weekends, holidays, and during semester breaks/summer; Must be an organized self-starter; May be required to testify in court; PBT certification preferred, but not required.
Resumes and cover letters may be turned in to:  Susan Guernsey, 400 Elm Street Rm. 218, Big Rapids, MI  49307  or sguernsey@mecostacounty.org.  Please include both personal and professional references.  Application deadline:  April 23, 2021


MECOSTA COUNTY PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT - CLERK (full-time position)

START DATE:               As early as April 5, 2021
QUALIFICATIONS:        High school diploma or its equivalent. Prefer some college level coursework in business or public administrations, data processing, accounting, and related areas. Prefer some experience in Probate and Family Court or closely related setting preforming functions providing a working knowledge of Probate and Family Court procedures.
            ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assists with clerical support tasks in the Probate and Family Court, including answering the telephone or window, typing correspondence and other documents, maintaining files, and performing other duties as needed.
  2. Opens, sorts, and distributes mail. Responds to general correspondence and reviews documents for completeness.
  3. Prepares and maintains the weekly court docket, including reviewing the docket daily for adjournments and preparing files.
  4. Assists in opening case files and new petitions, obtaining hearing dates, appointing legal counsel as requested or mandated, and completing other steps necessary to initiate case.
  5. Assists in setting court calendar and schedules for the Judge and Referee. Coordinates scheduling with the attorneys and other involved parties and ensures compliance with mandated time frames. Keeps computerized docket system up to date.  Assists in preparing any notices necessary for court hearings.
  6. Assists in reviewing files and ensures their readiness for courtroom action, ensures proper noticing, ensures that all orders and forms are properly completed, and sees that hearing and trial dates are set.
  7. Assists in entering hearing information to the JIS system and updates information as necessary. Enters Probate and Family Court case information to the system including information on the petition, parties, and the event information from the complaint, notice of hearing, and other documentation.
  8. Receipts monies collected from court orders or filings and assists in preparing deposits. Secures and accounts for monies collected.
  9. Assists in maintaining all records and files of the Probate and Family Court, including court legal and social or confidential files, computer case management system, and placement records. Prepares forms as needed to get permission from the State to destroy records.
  10. Responsible for certified mailings for designated hearings, including show causes, and may serve process on individuals coming to court.
  11. Assists the Court Administrator in preparing and filing paperwork related to adoption cases.
  12. Serves as back-up Court Recorder.
  13. Orders supplies, maintains inventory of forms, and performs a variety of related office support functions.
  14. Preforms various duties and tasks as assigned by the Court Administrator, Probate Register, or Judge – not otherwise noted above.

COMPENSATION: Starting rate of $15.35 per hour
DEADLINE:  March 31, 2021 by 4:00PM
SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, MECOSTA COUNTY APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT, AND MECOSTA COUNTY AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO:

Valerie Robbins, Probate Register
Mecosta County Probate Court
400 Elm Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307
or  FamilyCt@mecostacounty.org


MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - MARINE DEPUTY
The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill positions for seasonal Marine Deputies.
Candidates for this entry level position must meet the following departmental requirements:
     -High School Diploma or GED

     -At least 18 years old
     -Possess a valid Michigan Driver License with excellent driving record
     -Possess a Boater Safety Certificate
     -No felony convictions
     -Must be a United States citizen

Shifts include weekends and holidays.
Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with a resume and Authorization for Release of Information to:

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


 

MECOSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - 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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