Employment Opportunities

Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mecosta County Prosecutor's Office- ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Description: Under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney and the Chief Assistant, reviews and authorizes warrant requests for felony and misdemeanor cases, juvenile petitions, and mental health petitions.  Primary responsibility is for criminal prosecution in District Court and juvenile delinquency proceedings in Family Court.  May assist with other matters as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
            Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law School
            Member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan
            A valid Michigan driver’s license

Starting Salary:  $52,711 - $65,921 plus benefits. 

Position opening:  Immediate. 
Position closing:  When filled.
Please mail or email your cover letter, resume’, professional references and a writing sample to:
Mecosta County Prosecutor’s Office
Attn.  Prosecutor Amy Clapp
400 Elm Street
Big Rapids, MI  49307
MecostaProsecutor@mecostacounty.org


MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING-Part time Respite Aide

Are you looking for a part time position where you can be a support to seniors? We are looking for a Respite Aide who may assist with daily living activities, or just keep seniors company. Position is up to 12 hours per week. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Looking for individuals with health care or direct care experience.

Please send application or resume, and Authorization for Release of Information to: cynthia.mallory@mccoasc.org.


MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING: SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR-FULL TIME
The Commission on Aging is seeking an outgoing public relations professional to continue the communication of our role as a place for seniors to grow, socialize and receive valuable services.  This position plans and coordinates all daily activities, schedules speakers, oversees gift shop operations, plans and leads community events and fundraisers, balances center income and also assists with the fitness programs.

Education: High school diploma with some college level coursework in communications, public relations, marketing, and related areas highly preferred.

Experience: Two years of progressively more responsible experience in program coordination in a human services environment, preferably working with the elderly.

Other Requirements:  Certified to lead chronic disease classes within one year of employment.

Please send application or resume, and Authorization for Release of Information to: cynthia.mallory@mccoasc.org.


MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING
MECOSTA COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING: VAN DRIVER-PART TIME
The Commission on Aging is seeking a part time van driver to transport seniors to medical appointments.  This position utilizes a company vehicle with wheel chair lift capability.

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 clients

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


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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