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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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JOB TITLE: 911 Dispatcher
LOCATION: Baldwin, MI
WAGE: $16.92 - $19.82/hour

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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JOB TITLE: Clerk, Equalization Department
LOCATION: Baldwin, MI
WAGE: $15.44 - $19.61/hour

Lake County is seeking to hire a motivated individual to work in the Equalization Department
on a part-time basis as an Equalization Clerk.

Candidate will assist in responding to public inquiries regarding assessment records and
processes. Candidate will also enter sales data in BS&A, and stay current on all Michigan tax
laws.

Please click here for the full job description.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. An Associate’s degree
in business management or a related field is desirable.

Experience: One year in an office setting, preferably involved in appraising, assessing or related
real estate discipline, is desirable. Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel at a minimum.

Certifications and/or Licenses: Current and valid State of Michigan driver’s license. Currently
possess a Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) is preferred, however, will allow
up to 1 year after hire to complete certification.

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

Application Deadline: Applications will begin to be reviewed on 5/20/2022


Application, resume, and cover letter should be submitted to:

Lake County Administration Office
Attn: Erin Jaehnig, Human Resources
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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JOB TITLE: Equalization Appraiser
LOCATION: Baldwin, MI
WAGE: $18.48 - $23.48/hour

Lake County is currently accepting applications for the position of Equalization Appraiser. 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 Equalization Director, this position conducts studies for all classifications of real and personal property to determine the True Cash Value on an annual basis. Gathers data for sales studies, land studies, and appraisal studies to make accurate reports for each township and class of property. Assists township supervisors/assessors in keeping assessment rolls current, and processing appropriate corrections. Gathers and summarizes data and prepares reports such as those required by State Tax Commission. Assists the Mapping and Addressing Clerk in assigning addresses to new structures, and records and processes these according to established procedures. Performs related general office duties, including customer service for walk-ins and phone calls, as needed. In the absence of the Equalization Director, provides leadership and management to the department.

SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Preferred advanced coursework in appraising and assessments.

Experience: Minimum two to three years’ experience in work related to an office setting that involves appraisals, legal descriptions and maps. Preferred two to three years’ progressively more responsible experience as an assessor in a local unit of government in Michigan.

Certifications and/or Licenses: Current and valid Michigan driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle and a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer/MCAO (2) State of Michigan Assessors Certification or Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) and attain the MCAO designation within 1 year of hire.

Any or all of the above may be substituted for commensurate experience and/or education or a combination thereof. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will begin to be reviewed on 04/29/2022 and will be accepted until filled.

Application, resume, and cover letter should be submitted to:

Lake County Administration Office
Attn: Erin Jaehnig, Human Resources
800 Tenth Street, Suite 100 Baldwin, MI 49304

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POSITION(S): 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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POSITION(S): 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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