Employment

Emergency 911 Telecommunicator for Mecosta-Osceola Counties
Meceola Consolidated Central Dispatch Authority

Full Time (40 hours per week)
Rate of Pay:   Starting $15.06  per hour, plus benefits
Benefit package includes medical, dental, and vision insurances. 
Vacation and Sick pay included.

Kind of Work:  A 911 Telecommunicator is a technical and highly responsible career that maintains public safety communications for police, fire and EMS, while creating, storing, retrieving, and disseminating information vital to their operations.  911 is a 24/7 operation, the requirement to be able to work nights, weekends and holidays is mandatory

Qualifications  & Requirements:  Must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent.  A minimum typing speed of 35 w.p.m. is required.   Must have no felony arrests or convictions.  Must be able to pass a drug screen and physical exam.  Must be a citizen of the U.S. or have proof of legal right to work in the U.S.

Physical Capacity Requirements:   Ability to communicate and speak clearly, have normal vision and hearing or corrected for the ability to see required computer screens and hear necessary radio traffic, be able to manipulate items required for the job, and have self-mobility.   Must have acceptable physical, emotional and mental fitness.    Job requires the ability to sit and stand for 12 hour shifts. Must have the ability to monitor multiple computer screens and operate multiple computer programs at once, as well as answer telephones during emergency and non-emergency situations, as well as monitor and transmit on radio systems. *reasonable accommodations will be provided, if necessary, for individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential job functions; further delineation of these minimum requirements is available upon request.

Environmental Conditions:  Inside, office type setting, with numerous phones, radios, and equipment often causing distractions.  Ability to work in a chaotic and busy team atmosphere is necessary.   

Application Process:  Contact Meceola Consolidated Central Dispatch by mail, email, or in person for an application.  Resume’s may be included with the returned application but will not be accepted instead of an application.

Meceola Consolidated Central Dispatch Center
20701 Northland Dr.
Paris,  MI 49338
231-796-5765
dispatch@mcd911.org

After closing of the application process, acceptable applicants will be notified of the time and place of the examination and interview.  Applications will be accepted until June 22, 2018

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C.O.A. Home Health Aides (Countywide)
Part-Time (Up to 29 hrs/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $11.64 - $12.34 per hour DOQ (Level 2) 

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Services Coordinator, provides personal care services and assists homebound clients with daily living activities according to detailed care plan.  Receives and carries out specific directions for individualized personal health care provided by the RN.  Observes clients, takes vital signs, and completes activity sheets. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Some experience as a nurse’s aide or related capacity in nursing home or similar setting preferred.  Annual CPR certification and possession of a valid driver’s license are required. 

Interested applicants should send a resume to Scott Schryer, Commission on Aging Director, 732 West 7th St., Evart, MI  49631.  Positions open until filled.  EOE

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C.O.A. Homemakers (Countywide)
Part-Time (Up to 29 hrs/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $11.64 - $12.34 per hour DOQ (Level 2)

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Services Coordinator, provides homemaking services according to detailed care plan. Observes clients, takes vital signs, and completes activity sheets. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Some experience as a homemaker or related capacity in home or similar setting preferred.  Annual CPR certification and possession of a valid driver’s license are required. Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check. 


Interested applicants should send a resume to Scott Schryer, Commission on Aging Director, 732 West 7th St., Evart, MI  49631.  Positions open until filled.  EOE

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Jail Corrections Officer
Part-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage:  $14.86 per hour

DESCRIPTION:  It is the policy of the Osceola County Correction Facility to use part-time correctional staff resources primarily to assist the full-time staff and inmates.  The duty responsibilities that shall be performed in the Osceola County Correctional Facility by part-time correction officers or correction officers who have not received the hundred and sixty (160) hours of correctional training are as follows: assist in meeting the needs of the facility and the inmates by providing direct services and by serving as an interface between the facility, inmates, and the public.  Their primary duty is to supplement the services, activities, and functions of the full-time correction officers of this facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum standards set by the State of Michigan include:  U.S. Citizenship, 18 years of age, High School Diploma or equivalent, valid Operator’s License, and no felony convictions.  Must have taken and passed the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council written examination (test is proctored by EMPCO).  Taken and passed the Local Correctional Officer Physical Ability Test.  Prefer Associate’s Degree in corrections.  Experience as a Corrections Officer preferred but not necessary.  All correction officers shall receive local corrections officer training (160 hr) within one year of employment, plus at least twenty (20) hours of training each year.  

Interested applicants should send a resume or completed application to Russ Wayne, Osceola County Jail Administrator, 325 West Upton Avenue, Reed City, MI, 49677.  Accepted until position is filled.  For questions please call (231) 832-2288.  EOE

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E.M.S. Paramedic
Full-Time (Non-Exempt)
Wage Range:  $43,459 - $47,445 (DOQ) 

DESCRIPTION:  Under the supervision of the Emergency Medical Services Director or their designee serves as part of a professional medical crew responsible for initial patient assessment and treatment in emergent and non-emergent pre-hospital patient care situations.  Must be able to perform life-saving functions without the resources that are normally available in the “in-house” setting.  Must act appropriately using his/her own discretion to maintain control and organization of pre-hospital scenes while following written/verbal Medical Control protocols/orders.  Performs initial and on-going assessment of each patient.  Collects data on patients for making accurate diagnosis and implements appropriate medical protocols.  Collects data as well as for billing purposes.  Collaborates with other health care professionals and participates in educational processes.    

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Michigan Paramedic Licensure
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Trauma Life Support Certification

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in collaboration with all segments of the population, both private and public.
  • Maintain positive relationships within E.M.S. field.
  • Respect the needs and rights of co-workers, patients and the public.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Possess a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator’s License.

Interested applicants should send a resume and/or completed application to Jeremy Beebe, Osceola County E.M.S. Director, 306 N. Patterson Road, Reed City, MI 49677. Position open until filled.  EOE

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