(989) 354-9830 sheriff@alpenacounty.org

Whether you are looking for a career for the first time, changing careers or returning from military service, deciding what career is right for you can be confusing. The right choice can offer you the right opportunities; professional advancement, a rewarding work environment, diversity in job options, service to your community and attractive benefits.   At the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office we understand that these opportunities are an important part of your career building plan.

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the highest quality police service and protection to our residents and visitors of Alpena County.  We are looking for career seekers who understand problem solving, critical thinking, are disciplined, good communicators, display integrity, honesty and commitment, want to make a difference and have a desire to serve their community.

If you feel that we are a good match, we can offer you a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities that make a difference in the community in which you work, live and play.

Currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 

Full-Time Receptionist

Opening Date: 05/10/2021
Closing Date: Until Filled

WAGES: $33,717 annually

POSITION DESCRIPTION: RECEPTIONIST / DATA ENTRY

The receptionist is the first point of contact for the office at the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office.  This position performs clerical duties and tasks often complex in nature, which may require discretion due to the sensitive and confidential nature of information.  Individual must present a positive attitude and professional conduct with staff, colleagues, and the public; treat everyone with respect and courtesy; and appreciate diverse audiences regardless of their age, abilities, disabilities, sexual orientation, and ethnic, religious, or economic background.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Data entry of sensitive information into multiple State systems.
  • Notary Public License and ability to be bondable.
  • Issue Pistol Sales/Purchase Permits.
  • Coordinate fingerprints necessary
  • Check accuracy of warrants, court orders and recalls; coordinate with appropriate court.
  • Collect funds and deposit into appropriate accounts.
  • Meet, greet, and assist the public with inquiries, requests and complaints – disseminate information with referrals to proper authority.
  • Answer incoming calls in a professional manner; transfer calls to appropriate staff; relay all messages with detailed information to the appropriate staff by written and emailed message.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the office area; vacuum, wipe counters, etc.; routinely fill information racks with brochures.
  • Receive, sort, screen, and distribute incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Assist with office operations as needed and/or requested to fulfill the mission and purpose of the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highly proficient in software programs, such as Microsoft Office, and can easily learn new computer programs.
  • Trustworthy and ability to maintain strict confidentiality standards.
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude, cheerful, good with people, dependable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient typing skills, proficient with handling money and making sales transactions.
  • High level of self-motivation, excellent attention to detail, able to follow through with tasks.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

 

Job description can be viewed here:  Job Description

 

APPLICATION:
Employment applications can be found on the Alpena County website. This application must be completed prior to consideration.
Website: www.alpenasheriff.com or www.alpenacounty.org. Print the application HERE:  Application

 

Please submit job application, resume, and cover letter to:

sheriff@alpenacounty.org

Attn: Sheriff Kieliszewski

Please direct questions to 989-354-9838 or sheriff@alpenacounty.org

Animal Care Technician (Animal Control Shelter)

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter/letter of interest and a list of three professional references to Deputy Reid, ACO. Letters of interest can be dropped off at the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office located at 320 Johnson St, Alpena MI 49707 or at the Alpena County Animal Control Shelter located at the Alpena County Fairgrounds. If dropping off to the shelter, call ahead 989-884-2248.

 

SUMMARY: A part-time Animal Care Technician is a non-benefited position responsible for carrying out the day to day operations of the Alpena County Animal Control Shelter, subject to the general direction of the Shelter Manager and Animal Control Officer, by providing compassionate care and husbandry to ensure the proper health and welfare of the shelter animals. An Animal Care Technician must be passionate about animals, be physically active, reliable and willing to learn.

INFORMATION:

POSITION STATUS: Part-Time, non-benefited position
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: One
HOURS: Will vary, semi-flexible. Coverage includes weekdays, weekends and holidays
WAGE: $12.00 an hour
EXPERIENCE: None required – Will train. The ideal candidate will be able to grow in the job, developing competencies and responsibilities. Training as a veterinary assistant or technician, a degree in animal science, or previous training/experience in the animal control field will be advantageous
WORKSITE: Alpena County Animal Control Shelter located at the Alpena County Fairgrounds

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Must be passionate about animals and animal welfare
* Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Be fluent working on computers and accurate in maintaining records
* Excellent basic math, reading and writing skills
* Must be able to follow instructions and take direction well; must be open minded and trainable
* Available to work odd hours/shifts, holidays and weekends
* Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
* Must be able to meet all physical demands, including but not limited to, lifting 50 pounds without assistance, work standing for 4 or more hours at a time, be physically active (for walking dogs), bend/crouch and kneel repeatedly and have good range of motion in back and knees.
* Pass drug test

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: (very helpful but not required)
* Should have knowledge of the Alpena County Animal Control Ordinance
* Basic understanding of Michigan Dog Laws
* A basic understanding of Animal Control and Control Shelters

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Include but not limited to)

ANIMAL CARE:
* Food preparation and feeding shelter animals as directed
* Cleaning litter boxes (including spot cleaning throughout shift)
* Washing/disinfecting kennels and cages (including spot cleaning throughout shift)
* Washing dishes and bowls
* Changing and laundering animal bedding
* Monitor the health and comfort of the shelter animals and immediately report health or behavior abnormalities to Shelter Manager and/or Animal Control Officer
* Bathing and grooming shelter animals, as needed
* Walking dogs, of all training levels, according to protocol
* Provide shelter animals with socialization and enrichment
* Complete animal intakes
* Return animals to their owner(s)
* Maintain neat and accurate documentation on animal records
* Administer treatment and/or medications as instructed
* Provide care to post-surgical patients
* Transport shelter animals for veterinary care or surgery
* Restraining, moving and lifting shelter animals
* Handling dogs and cats of all breeds, sizes, ages and temperament
* Willing to be present during animal euthanasia
* Other duties as assigned

FACILITY CARE:

* Follow established disease control protocols, as directed, to clean, disinfect and maintain shelter kennels (inside and outside), cages and general areas (inside and outside) daily
* Sweep, mop and disinfect floors, as directed (including spot clean throughout shift)
* Deep clean shelter including tops and bottoms of cages, intake and isolation areas on a regular basis
* Disinfect and stow animal carriers
* Operate laundry equipment
* Restock cleaning areas with supplies and equipment
* Organize and stow donations
* Clean and maintain the exercise yard
* Other duties as assigned

PUBLIC INTERACTION:

* Follow intake protocol of animals
* Follow return-to-owner process
* Assist clients with animal adoption process
* Facilitate client/animal interactions to insure a safe and pleasant experience
* Maintain good working relationship with co-workers, work cooperatively with volunteers, recognizing the talent and commitment they bring to our organization
* Interact with the public with compassion and in a respectful manor
* Maintain a positive public image both on and away from the job site

 

 

Full-Time Deputy Sheriff (Road Patrol)

Opening Date: 02/01/2021
Closing Date: Until Filled

 

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications to fill a full-time Deputy Sheriff (Road Patrol) position.

 

WAGES:
The current first-year base salary is $41,912 with a 7 year progressive wage increase up to $52,000, plus healthcare, retirement benefits, and overtime opportunities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (General requirements include, but are not limited to):
Candidates must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing.
Must pass a drug screen, physical, psychiatric exam, and background investigation
Possess a valid operator’s license
At least 21 years of age
Be a United States citizen

 

APPLICATION:
Employment applications can be found on the Alpena County website. This application must be completed prior to consideration.
Website: www.alpenasheriff.com or www.alpenacounty.org. Print the application HERE:  Application

Application, resume and cover letter can be hand delivered or mailed to :

 

Attn: Sheriff Steven J. Kieliszewski
Alpena County Sheriff’s Office
320 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
989-354-9830
sheriff@alpenacounty.org

 

Full-Time Correctional Officer

Starting Salary: —
Full time/shift varies
Date posted: 01/01/2021
Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter and Job Application
Deadline: Until filled

 

APPLICATION:
Employment applications can be found on the Alpena County website. This application must be completed prior to consideration.
Website: www.alpenasheriff.com or www.alpenacounty.org. Print the application HERE:  Application

Application, resume and cover letter can be hand delivered or mailed to :

Attn: Sgt. Christina Bednarski
Alpena County Sheriff’s Office
320 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
sheriff@alpenacounty.org

For more information: sheriff@alpenacounty.org / 989-354-9835