Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mecosta County Commission on Aging - Van Driver

MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING is seeking a back up casual part-time Van Driver for the transportation program.  This is an on call position driving a COA van, transporting seniors to medical appointments.  Must have a clean driving record, ability to follow health and safety guidelines, flexible daytime schedule and pass a physical/drug screen.  Starting wage is $11.90 per hour.  Application deadline is November 13.  Send  application  and Authorization for Release of Information to:

Mecosta County Commission on Aging
Attn: Cynthia Mallory
 12954 80th Avenue Mecosta, MI 49332

Mecosta County Designated Assessor

Mecosta County on behalf of the 16 townships and 1 city is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the County Designated Assessor. The County Designated Assessor shall contract with one or more Assessing Districts as necessary to serve as the Assessing District’s Assessor of record, upon request of the Assessing District or as may be required by the State Tax Commission, as a consequence of the Assessing District receiving a notice of noncompliance from the State Tax Commission after an audit, under the terms and conditions set forth in MCL 211.10g. Application deadline: October 30, 2020.
Full Job Description here.
Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with a resume, cover letter and Authorization for Release of Information to:

James Chapman
Green Township Supervisor
PO Box 233 Parris, MI 49338
Or
supervisor@greentownship.org


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 SHERIFF'S OFFICE - ROAD PATROL

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


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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