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Employment with Lake County


Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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911 Dispatcher
 

LOCATION: Baldwin, MI
WAGE: $17.43 - $20.62/hr

Lake County is currently seeking applicants for a full time 911 Dispatcher. This is a full time position
with generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance, paid
time off, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

Must be willing to work any shift, including weekends, holidays and overtime as the Lake County 911
Central Dispatch is a 24 hour/7 day a week operation.

This position performs telephone call intake, and responds to requests for assistance by dispatching
emergency personnel according to established protocols and procedures. Maintains contact with callers
and responders to gather and relay information as needed. Provides emergency medical instructions as
appropriate. Provides warrants or other information to public safety personnel as requested. Responds to
callers with complaints or non-emergency requests by providing information or referrals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Must be able to type accurately and efficiently with a minimum of 40 wpm.

Must possess high level interpersonal skills to respond to callers during often difficult or stressful
situations, convey detailed instructions and precise information, maintain effective contacts with
responders and other personnel, and work cooperatively with others.

Must be able to remain calm under stress and maintain focus under pressure. Must be able to
react appropriately to excited or hysterical callers. Must be able to convey by voice professional
demeanor and authoritative command to maintain effective control of emergency situations.

Analytical abilities necessary to quickly determine nature of emergency and appropriate
response, rapidly react to changing situations, read and interpret maps and detailed policies, and
provide precise directions or instructions.

Basic skills testing, typing, and general aptitude testing is required for all candidates. Pre-employment
background investigation, including criminal background check, drug screening, and physical are
required.

Application, resume, and cover letter should be submitted to:
Lake County Administration Office
800 Tenth Street, Suite 100
Baldwin, MI 49304
ejaehnig@co.lake.mi.us

Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

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Information Technology Coordinator
 

LOCATION: Baldwin, MI
WAGE: $52,332.80 - $66,456.00

Lake County is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Information Technology Coordinator. This is a full
time position with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance; a
retirement plan with a generous County contribution; as well as paid time off and paid holidays.


Under the direction of the County Administrator, responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions, including the AS/400 computer system, local area network (LAN), telephone system, system back-up both in-house and in the cloud, responding to trouble calls, ensuring system security, and restoring files as needed.  Also involves responsibility for support for the County’s Dispatch 911 Center and Sheriff’s Office, which includes but isn’t limited to; CAD call taking and radio software as well as hardware involving in-car cameras and computers. Prepares system documentation and provides hardware and software support to County users.  Provides technical support and service functions to ensure the operation of the County’s personal computers and related peripheral devices.  Installs and/or removes computer equipment, software, and client network software; troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware.  Provides support to various departments and users by troubleshooting equipment and software problems. Coordinates computer and related communication services with outside vendors.  Provides leadership and direction to vendors, contractors, interns, and other IT staff members.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a Business and Technology related
field is preferred.


Experience:

Two years of practical experience in computer or electronic repair, troubleshooting, installation and/or servicing.  Prefer three years of Information Technology experience in the following technologies/products: 

  • Microsoft Server
  • AS/400 Systems
  • Multi-line telephone systems
  • Records management systems integration with PC technology is desired
  • GIS
  • IT Administration
  • Computer Networking
  • Cameras

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Current and valid State of Michigan driver’s license. Ability to obtain and keep LEIN certification.

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Any or all of the above may be substituted for commensurate experience and/or education or a combination thereof.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Applications will be accepted until filled.
Application, resume, and cover letter should be submitted
Lake County Administration Office
 800 Tenth Street, Suite 100
Baldwin, MI 49304
ejaehnig@co.lake.mi.us

Click here for Application for Employment

Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

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Road Patrol Deputy; Full & Part-Time

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for one full-time and multiple part-time Road Patrol Deputy positions.

The 2020 starting wage for the full-time position is $18.717 per hour, $38,931 annual. Top pay is received at year four of service. The 2020 four-year wage is $25.511 per hour, $53,062 annual.

The 2020 starting wage for the part-time positions is $18.717 per hour. Part-time employees progress up the wage scale upon the completion of 2080 hours of work.

The Sheriff can request the Board of Commissioners to hire an employee at the two-year wage, based on prior education, training, and experience. The 2020 two-year wage is $23.040 per hour, $47,923 annual for full-time.

An applicant being considered for employment will be required to pass an oral board interview, a criminal background check, a psychological examination, a physical examination, and a drug screen. If hired, an applicant must successfully complete a field training program

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a member of the Sheriff's Road Patrol, a full or part-time Road Patrol Deputy performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property throughout the county. Maintains law and order, prevents crime, deals with complaints, and renders emergency assistance to the public as a uniformed officer. May serve civil papers. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and standard methods and practices. A degree of independent initiative and judgment must be exercised by the employee under emergency conditions. The work may involve an element of danger.

REQUIREMENTS

The qualified candidate will have the following knowledge and skills:

The ability to quickly learn law enforcement methods, practices and procedures. Ability to gain a good working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and to attain efficiency in the methods and practices of criminal investigation expected. Ability to carry out instructions and swiftly adopt an effective and sound course of action, as well as an ability to deal fairly and effectively with the public. Good powers of observation, sound judgment, good moral character, combined with excellent physical and mental condition, courage, strength and the ability to withstand stress required. Proficiency in the use of firearms. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be capable of adapting to potentially violent or unstable situations.

Required Education, Training, and Experience:

Applicants must be currently MCOLES licensed or licensable by June 1st, 2020. Preference may be given based on current license or licensable date.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The first review of applications will begin on Wednesday January 6th, 2021. All applicants must send an application, resume, and cover letter either by mail or email to:

Chief Deputy Chad Hurrle
1153 Michigan Avenue
Baldwin, MI 49304
churrle@co.lake.mi.us

All questions regarding the position or this posting should be directed to Chief Deputy Chad Hurrle at 231-745-2712.
APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

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Recreation Deputy; Part-Time

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for multiple part-time Deputy Sheriff-Recreation Deputy positions, specifically for ORV, Snowmobile, and area patrols.

The 2020 starting wage for these positions is $18.717 per hour. Part-time employees progress up the wage scale upon the completion of 2080 hours of work.

The Sheriff can request the Board of Commissioners to hire an employee at the two-year wage, based on prior education, training, and experience. The 2020 two-year wage is $23.040 per hour.

An applicant being considered for employment will be required to pass an oral board interview, a criminal background check, a psychological examination, a physical examination, and a drug screen. If hired, an applicant must successfully complete a field training program.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a member of the Sheriff’s Recreation Division, a part-time Recreation Deputy performs general snowmobile, ORV, and other area patrols. Enforces applicable state and local laws. Investigates snowmobile and ORV crashes. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and standard methods and practices. A degree of independent initiative and judgment must be exercised by the employee under emergency conditions. The work may involve an element of danger.

REQUIREMENTS

The qualified candidate will have the following knowledge and skills:

The ability to quickly learn law enforcement methods, practices and procedures. Ability to gain a good working knowledge of applicable state and local laws and to attain efficiency in the methods and practices of criminal investigation expected. Ability to carry out instructions and swiftly adopt an effective and sound course of action, as well as an ability to deal fairly and effectively with the public. Good powers of observation, sound judgment, good moral character, combined with excellent physical and mental condition, courage, strength and the ability to withstand stress required. Proficiency in the use of firearms. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be capable of adapting to potentially violent or unstable situations. Must be able to work in inclement weather and rough terrain.

Previous training and/or experience operating a snowmobile and/or ATV is preferred, however, not required. Applicants with experience may be given preference in hiring process. At the conclusion of the field training process, a candidate must be able to demonstrate they can operate the recreation patrol vehicles safely and according to department standards.

Required Education, Training, and Experience:

An applicant must be currently licensed or licensable through MCOLES.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The first review of applications will begin on Tuesday January 19th, 2021. All applicants must send an application, resume, and cover letter either by mail or email to:

Sergeant Robert Meyers
1153 Michigan Avenue
Baldwin, MI 49304
rmeyers@co.lake.mi.us

All questions regarding the position or this posting should be directed to Sergeant Robert Meyers at 231-745-2712.
APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

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Applications need to be submitted to the Lake County Administration Office

800 Tenth Street

 



 


 

 
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