Community Health Specialist II: Public Health Nurse (Grant Funded Position for the Nurse Family Partnership Program)
$21.0000-$24.0000/HR (DOQ) 35 HR/WK
Elgin Location: The Public Health Nurse provides public health nursing services to individuals, families, and population groups. Nursing actions are directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction, and health status improvement for individuals, families and communities. Nursing activities include, but are not limited to, systematic analysis of health data, care plan development, health education and advocacy, coalition building, and collaborating with community partners to promote the health of a population. Public Health Nurses often collaborate and consult within multidisciplinary and multi-agency teams in order to achieve desirable outcomes for families and communities. Public Health Nursing interventions occur at individual, family, community and system levels depending upon the responsibilities of the position and the issues involved.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Two (2) years of public health nursing experience preferred. Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700 certification within four (4) months of employment. CPR/AED certification within four (4) months of employment. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.
The Kane County Division of Transportation seeks applications for the full time position of Construction Resident Engineer/Project Manager. This position reports directly to the County Chief of Construction. This position is responsible for supervising, coordinating and managing various highway construction projects and contracts either as a County Project Resident Engineer or Project Manager for a consulting Resident Engineer. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate planning and execution of multiple capital improvement projects with various municipalities and the State of Illinois (IDOT) in order to keep the contracts within budget and on schedule. Some duties and responsibilities may occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above-average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The candidate should be a team player, self-starter and must understand civil engineering plans and specifications, working with survey instruments and data collection devices and should be able to complete construction inspection and coordination procedures in a safe and timely manner so as not to delay the contractor with proposed work items. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher and IDOT ICORS.
The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience of the desired candidate.
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of Project Manager/Traffic Safety Engineer. The position will work to analyze existing highway safety, capacity, and operational issues, and provide recommendations for future improvements. The employee will also be responsible for administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants. This position is responsible for implementing Phase I/II engineering projects and taking the necessary steps to ensure that the projects are completed on schedule and within budget. The employee must be able to successfully coordinate the planning, design and execution of capital improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The employee must provide engineering and management assistance for design, construction, permitting and land acquisition divisions, supervise, coordinate, review and evaluate all phases of engineering and provide technical direction to consultants and other staff on design requirements. Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and/or MicroStation. Familiarity with HCS and Synchro is preferred.
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Application deadline: Open until filled
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management and under the line supervision of the Director of Building Management Operations to carry out maintenance duties and project support, related to the facility maintenance of Kane County Government facilities. Works collaboratively with Building Management and other Kane County staff. In addition, this person is responsible for creating and maintaining a clean, safe, healthy, and professional environment for county personnel and visitors to the Kane County Government facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES:
Ensures that Kane County Government facilities are maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for providing day-to-day maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other duties as assigned, with strong emphasis on electrical, HVAC mechanical, plumbing, general maintenance, snow removal services and custodial functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Proven knowledge in facility management operations to assist in the day-to-day functions of the Building Management Operations Department. Proven mechanical skills in facility maintenance operations and construction projects. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) must possess good typing skills and oral and written communication skills. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy.
Requires: Two or more years experience:
General Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for the maintenance of County Adult Corrections/Sheriff Buildings and Grounds, as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and arms to operate tools and equipment. Must be able to climb, crouch, kneel or stoop. Employee must be able to lift 75 lbs. Sitting, talking, listening, keyboarding.
WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Equipment includes, but is not limited to:
Vehicles Power tools Hand tools
Vacuum cleaners Floor machines Snow blowers Computers Telephone Copier/fax
Geneva Location: The Kennel Assistant performs animal care functions under the direction of the Shelter Program Office Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following according to shelter protocols and policies: cleans shelter kennels and cages, feeds and exercise animals, utilize commercial grade laundry and dish sanitizing equipment; writing skills for documentation; assisting with animal behavior assessments and assisting with reclaim and animal adoptions. Additionally this position requires weekend, evenings and occasional holiday hours. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working within a shelter or animal control facility. Interest in animals and knowledge of various breeds expected. Ability to learn body language and animal communication styles. Computer experience for data entry and look up functions. Customer service skills required. Ability to lift 50 lbs. (dog food bags, animals). Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Assistant Director for Communicable Disease
$62,200-$72,000 (to commensurate with experience & credentials) 35HR+/WK
Aurora Location: The Assistant Director for Communicable Disease promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing leadership to and overseeing daily operations, providing- technical assistance and fiscal management, and facilitating collaboration for cross-cutting activities and initiatives for with a diverse team of public health professionals staffing the Division of Disease Prevention. Services provided routinely during normal business hours and occur on weekends and evenings as needed. Responsibilities include supervision and oversight to ensure that operational plans, policies, procedures are consistent with the overall Health Department goals and objectives.
Requirements: Master's degree in epidemiology, public health, public health nursing, or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public health leadership and management and who make a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree within four (4) years of hire.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 certification. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 700 certification. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 certification within three (3) months of employment. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Proficiency in use of advanced computer skills: email, word processing, public health surveillance systems, development and use of databases and spreadsheets, presentation and publisher software, and internet searches. Proficiency in use of current Department and intervention-specific required databases including but not limited to Access, INEDSS, BIOSENSE, SAS/SPSS, Epi Info, ICARE and GIS within three (3) months. Ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Preferred candidate will have verifiable experience in communicable disease case investigation, surveillance strategies, data analysis, linking methodology and health sciences.
Application deadline: Open until filled
Community Health Specialist II: Community Health Practitioner
(100% Grant Funded Position)
Elgin Location: The Community Health Practitioner promotes individual and population health by developing and implementing health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Kane County. This position's main focus will be to support community health programming to reduce chronic diseases in Kane County, including improving physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco use prevention and cessation. This role will also address other health issues as defined by regular community health assessment and planning efforts.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, or related field. Master degree in public health or related field preferred. Experience in public health preferred. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. The ideal candidate has a background and proven effectiveness in community health, community system development & convening community health coalitions, including working with diverse communities. Spanish language skills are preferred.
Aurora Location: The Community Health Practitioner promotes individual and population health by developing and implementing health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Kane County. This position's main focus will be to conduct provider site visits to assess the healthcare provider's immunization related practices, identify compliance with Vaccines for Children (VFC) program requirements and provide healthcare information and resources to improve immunization services, increase pediatric vaccination coverage levels, and promote enrollment in the VFC and I-CARE registry.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, or related field. Master's degree in public health or related field preferred. Experience in public health preferred. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. The ideal candidate will have a background and proven effectiveness in community health, community system development & convening community health coalitions, including working with diverse communities. Spanish language skills are preferred.
KANE COUNTY COURT SERVICES
Probation Officer $19.96 - $21.42/HR (DOQ) 37.5/HRWK
Possible unit assignments include: Adult, Juvenile, Specialized Probation Services, Drug Rehabilitation, Sex Offender, Community Restitution Services, Pretrial, Domestic Violence, Administrative/Warrant, Special Programs Hybrid, Hybrid, Conditional Discharge, Pre-Sentence Investigation.
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Working with individuals under the jurisdiction of the Court by promoting positive behavioral change utilizing methods proven to increase public safety. In doing so, the probation officer works with individuals to maximize their potential and mitigate risk to the community in an effort to reduce recidivism.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
preferably in the human services fields of study, be on the Administrative Office of Illinois Court hiring
list at the time of hire, and have a valid driver's license.
QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the minimum educational requirements, successful
applicant will have demonstrated ability in following:
* Oral/Written Communication Skills
* Interpersonal Sensitivity
* Problem Analysis and Solutions
* Oral Fact Finding Skills
* Computer Competency
* Bilingual, English/Spanish Language Skills Preferred
Consideration will also be given to work histories and basic knowledge of Court Services.
Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check before an offer of employment is made.
A Hiring List of potential candidates will be compiled and kept for a period of six months.
PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS PRE-INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE
WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR COVER LETTER, RESUME AND APPLICATION.
APPLICANT SUBMISSIONS MISSING A COMPLETE QUESTIONNAIRE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR HIRE.
1. Give an example of your ability to build motivation in others.
2. In your past experience, how have you supported diversity?
3. Of the following characteristics, which three do you identify with most? Investigative, rule following, empathy, genuineness and monitoring?
The Animal Control Warden enforces Illinois statutes for regulation of licensing, ownership and animal/rabies control; warns owners and issues citations for animal violations pursuant to the Illinois State Statute and Kane County Codes. Maintains daily logs, takes phone calls and greets public. Maintains good public relations; advises public regarding reclaim, relinquishing and adoption of animals. Humanely euthanizes animals according to policies and protocols. Conducts investigations of dog bite cases, responds to animal complaint calls, seizes and impounds stray animals as required. Investigates and takes appropriate action to protect inhumane treatment of animals. Engages in safety practices pertaining to kennel care, impounding and transporting methods. Diffuses difficult customer interactions with tactfulness; answers complaints and takes appropriate action. Cares for sick and healthy animals. Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent; 6 months of related experience and or training in the care of healthy and diseased animals; valid Illinois Drivers license and vehicle insurance; Euthanasia certification preferred, or must be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Ability to lift up to 70 lbs; works in all types of terrain/buildings; works outdoors in all types of weather; ability to travel throughout the county; ability to communicate in a professional courteous manner and basic knowledge of computer software. Fulfillment for this position will be within 30 to 90+ days from posting.
Must be available to work evenings, weekends and be on-call.
Application Deadline: Until Filled
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of Summer Intern. Duties will vary but may include field and office work to support all of the following activities: surveying, measuring, sight distance evaluations, construction observation, traffic data collection, drafting, design assistance, writing technical memoranda, preparing bid documents, support work on pavement preservation program and maintaining databases, Geographic Information Systems and planning projects. Exposure to Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) design and construction process. Opportunity to participate in large and small scale projects. The position requires above average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher.
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Under direct supervision of the Special Programs Coordinator, delivers specifically tailored customized programming under the division's federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and/or Rapid Response grant resources. Implements customized job readiness and preparedness strategies and talent development initiatives to assist eligible job seekers with skill-enhancing activities to facilitate employment. Includes facilitating group workshops, providing direct service-delivery to eligible job seekers including TAA-eligible participants and special populations with specific needs. Conducts comprehensive assessments and assists job seekers with creating/developing targeted employment plans and occupational and/or work-based training plans for WIOA and TAA eligible participants. Assists with program design and implementation of corresponding compliance protocols and procedures as required by the federal and state program guidelines including TAA-specific requirements of requesting state approval for participant training plans, tracking required classroom attendance, monitoring 30/60 day reviews and case note entries, processing waiver requests, as necessary. Engages the division's business services team to identify appropriate job leads and to assist with job placement. Additional duties include assisting with grant applications for tracking and reporting and other related activities to support administration. Requirements: associate degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Experience desirable in areas relating to counseling practices, job readiness evaluation techniques, goal setting and analysis with an ability to apply knowledge to individual circumstances, and direct individual or group instruction. Applicants should possess demonstrated ability to compile, organize, summarize, and analyze complex data to identify patterns and develop recommendations including policies and procedures. Must be able to adapt in fast-paced, changing environment, be flexible, seek growing responsibility and show great capacity for work. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver's license and reliable transportation to travel between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora and Yorkville. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded. Open until filled.
The Kane County Finance Department is seeking a Fiscal Manager of the Workforce Development Division of the Office of Community Reinvestment to direct and oversee all Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) 5 accounting and financial management functions, including assuring compliance with all Federal reporting requirements, relevant OMB Circulars, and policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). The Fiscal Manager is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining financial management policies and processes that assure compliance with all Federal reporting requirements, relevant OMB Circulars, and policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), as well as GAAP and GASB standards in order to deliver a clean A133 Audit opinion and minimal fiscal monitoring findings. The Fiscal Manager coordinates with the Workforce Development administrators regarding fiscal issues; supervises fiscal staff; submits required reporting to granting agencies according to due dates; assists in preparation of annual department and program budgets; generates cost allocation methodologies for payroll and cost pools; approves accounts payable; requests reimbursements from the granting agencies as often as necessary to minimize use of line of credit from the County; maintains and reconciles a detailed cash sub-ledger by grant; reconciles reimbursements received with eligible expenses incurred; monitors financial activity to ensure compliance with obligation and expenditure requirements; prepares revenue and expenditure accruals as needed in order to assure accurate fiscal reporting; works in conjunction with County Finance Department in preparation of journal entries, coding of invoices, performance of account analysis and reconciliations, closing of books and setting up new accounts as needed; manages grant and service provider closeout processes and timelines; prepares for and manages outside audit and fiscal monitoring activities; conducts sub-recipient monitoring as required; prepares monthly invoices for costs shared by business partners providing one-stop services for Workforce Development clients; conducts routine analysis and projections; maintains balance sheet for each grant; generates reports as needed; provides technical assistance to service providers, coworkers, and others; prepares and presents financial information to County Board committee and Workforce Development Board as needed; and serves as the County's fiscal liaison to DCEO.
Requirements: Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field, and at least three years of experience in grant accounting. Supervisory experience is desirable, as well as experience with Tyler/New World Systems. A master's degree and/or CPA is preferred. Applicants must also demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of GAAP, GASB standards, Federal reporting standards and relevant OMB circulars. Applicants will be preferred who are familiar with the policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, as well as those of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Trade Adjustment Assistance programs. Ideal applicants must also have a thorough working knowledge of grant reporting systems and of the preparation of financial statements and compliance filings. Essential qualifications include the abilities to: evaluate, implement and manage complex accounting, fiscal and budgetary systems; interpret and apply complex regulations to fiscal systems; evaluate complex fiscal problems and develop sound courses of action; prepare, examine and verify financial documents and reports; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; maintain detailed supporting documentation for all accounting entries and financial reports; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels in the organization. Technical proficiency with Microsoft Excel is essential. This position is entirely federally funded and will end when such funding is no longer available. Application deadline: Will be posted until the position is filled.
KaneComm is a continuous operations function of multi agencies, and Public Service Answering Point (PSAP) for ten police departments and seven fire departments. Working under minimal supervision duties include but are not limited to: receiving 911 system multi-jurisdictional calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services; using a computer aided dispatch system; determining the nature and location of the emergency; maintaining contact with all units on assignment while consistently disseminating information and updating the status and location of calls; dispatching first responders according to established procedures, operating various telecommunications equipment, and performing related work as assigned; entering and retrieving information from an assortment of computerized files; including but are not limited to, missing persons, orders of protection, registered sex offenders, stolen weapons, and stolen vehicles. KaneComm is a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation and applicants must have the ability to work any shift, including weekends and holidays.
Requirements: Applicants with previous Emergency Telecommunicator experience desired, but not required. Must pass a keystroke/typing test minimum of 35 words per minute, applicant testing, job simulation exercise, oral interview; as well as extensive background investigation; criminal history check, psychological evaluation, physical. exam and drug test. Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office. Multitasking is a necessity. Map reading is required. Ability to remain calm under extremely stressful situations while making rapid and sound independent decisions is crucial. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills and exercise patience with callers who may be emotionally distraught, intoxicated, or difficult to understand. Memorization of codes, names, locations, and other detailed information is required. Must communicate tactfully with residents, public safety personnel, and coworkers
Applicant must have good communication and customer service skills and have the ability to work with the public and others. Strong computer skills a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), use of email and the ability to navigate around and use many other software applications. Should be able to type at least 35 wpm with strong numeric key ability. Must have extensive data-entry skills, strong math skills and filing experience. Be able to handle large workload with attention to detail. Have the ability to work independently to accomplish varied tasks. Have the ability to solve problems. Be able to work under pressure. Be able to lift up to thirty (30) or forty (40) pounds and have a reliable vehicle and a valid Illinois driver's license.
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(1) Aurora and (1) Elgin Location: The Environmental Health Practitioner promotes individual and population public health by providing the essential services of public health within a variety of settings. Responsibilities include: inspecting properties, businesses or homes; identifying health and environmental hazards; providing community health education and health promotion activities; ensuring compliance with a broad range of current local health and environmental codes, regulations and policies; participating in multi-faceted health or environmental projects; and providing technical assistance and information to individuals, families and groups regarding public health and environmental issues. This position requires knowledge of public health and environmental science.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health or other related degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of science. Illinois Licensure as an Environmental Health Practitioner. A candidate with eligibility in the state of Illinois for licensure as an environmental health practitioner may be accepted on a provisional basis.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certification within four (4) months of employment. CPR/AED certification within four (4) months of employment. 2 years of experience as an Environmental Health Practitioner or equivalent preferred. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Application Deadline: Open until filled.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of the Juvenile Justice enter and the Supervisors of the Juvenile Justice Center, the Youth Counselor will be responsible for the safe, humane, and secure treatment of the minors housed at the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center. Counselors supervise minors held in secure detention for the safety and security of both the minor and community. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES: Supervise and counsel minors placed in the Juvenile Justice Center. Plans, organizes, and supervises structured time activities using curricula based on Cognitive-Behavioral principles. Participates in recreation, leisure and group activities. Observes behavior of individuals and groups and responds according to current policy and operating procedures. Maintains an environment that offers safety and security for the resident and staff. Cooperates with co-workers in planning and utilizing the daily schedule. Processes admissions that include searching and showering. Conducts strip searches and pat down searches of residents on an as-needed basis; this may also include strip searches and pat down searches of gender non-conforming residents as needed. Showers residents on a scheduled hygiene basis. Conducts urinalysis collection from residents for testing; this may also include urinalysis collection from gender non-conforming residents for testing. Escorts residents to and from their rooms and securing them in proper attire. Successfully completes other job related tasks as directed by the Assistant Superintendent and/or Supervisors of the Juvenile Justice Center. Achieves departmental objectives and performs the above duties within established operating procedures and policies. Remains abreast of recent developments in the field of juvenile detection and treatment. Continually assesses methods to improve service delivery. Undertakes special projects as directed by the Assistant Superintendent and/or Supervisors. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Obtained a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with minors housed at the Juvenile Justice Center and detention personnel. Requires analytical decision-making skills and problem analysis skills necessary to handle a diverse group of minors; including racial, ethnic, religious and LGBTQ differences of minors at the Juvenile Justice Center. Requires interpersonal sensitivity to cultural and environmental differences found in minors from a variety of backgrounds. Ability to plan and organize daily activities for the minors. Develops and maintains positive working relationships with allied agencies and other interested groups within the community (Fox Valley area). Requires fact-finding abilities in order to complete reports and comply with applicable statues. Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills preferred.
Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check before an offer of employment is made. A hiring list of potential candidates will be compiled and kept for 5 months. Start date to be determined. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Job Description: The Planning Liaison is responsible for regional transportation planning and programming activities related to highway, transit and bicycle/pedestrian facilities and projects. This position staffs the Kane Kendall Council of Mayors (KKCOM) and provides technical assistance in obtaining and administering federal and state transportation funds through research, report preparation and agency coordination efforts. Work includes implementation of the Kane County Division of Transportation's long range transportation planning activities and other regional transportation projects, studies and programs.
The Liaison serves as a communication link between the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and local governments via the Council of Mayors. The Liaison is responsible for managing the Council of Mayors Surface Transportation Program (STP), maintaining accurate programming of all Council projects in the region's Transportation Improvement Program and regular coordination with local agencies, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). Regional travel and occasional night meetings are required.
The Liaison also serves as the Kane County Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, serving as staff to the Council of Mayors Bicycle Pedestrian Committee. This position serves as a regional advocate for bicycle and pedestrian planning in Kane and Kendall Counties and provides bicycle/pedestrian technical assistance to local agencies. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator is responsible for monitoring, updating and publication of the county's bicycle map.
Other related responsibilities include reviewing construction documents, plans and specifications for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Complete Streets policies. Maintaining the ADA inventory and provides annual updates. The position requires reading and interpretation of maps, manipulating and analyzing digital land data, and creating maps and analytical reports using geographical information systems (GIS).
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems, Civil Engineering, or related field. Master's Degree is preferred but not required. Experience with GIS is required. Experience with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign desired. Candidate should possess excellent writing and public presentation skills, map interpretation, analytical and computer skills.
Desired qualifications: Two years of experience in a related field.
Open until filled.
Kane County Division of Transportation website: http://www.co.kane.il.us.dot/
Kane Kendall Counsel of Mayors website: http://www.kkcom.org/
Serves as career planning representative to adult clients receiving occupational, vocational, employment or training services pursuant to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In this capacity representative may perform a number of activities such as: making determinations regarding client eligibility; assessing clients interests and capabilities; developing employment plans; referring clients to other Illinois workNet Center partners and community services; evaluating clients needs for employment readiness training; assisting clients progress toward job placement; authorizing training awards; monitoring progress towards desired employment outcome; facilitation of workshops and group activities; and maintaining computerized tracking of clients activities. Requirements: associate degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Experience desirable in area's related to counseling practices, job readiness evaluation techniques, goal setting and analysis with an ability to apply knowledge to individual circumstances, and direct individual or group instruction. Applicants should be able to work independently and in a team environment, complete duties in a timely and efficient manner, compile and report data and possess analytical and problem solving skills along with sufficient computer skills. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver's license and reliable transportation to travel between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora and Yorkville. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded. Application deadline: Open until Filled.
Under direct supervision of the Workforce
Services Manager, assists with the supervision of staff providing workforce
development services to adults and dislocated workers; including design and
delivery oversight of programming under the division’s federal Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) along with providing daily supervision of
assigned support staff; including planning and delegating work. Actively
assists administrative staff with obtaining labor market information to analyze
local workforce trends and identify service-delivery needs; provides
training/guidance and technical assistance to Career Specialists regarding
these areas. Ensures compliance of programs with complex laws, regulations and
grant terms by establishing procedures, protocols and quality controls. Provides
oversight of Individual Training Account (ITA) and supportive service approvals
and assists the Workforce Services Manager in providing overall case management
support to the division’s Career Specialists. Ensures on-going engagement with
the division’s business services team including coordinating job
matching/placement activities. Additional duties include facilitating program
presentations, ensuring proper customer service levels are attained, monitoring
program enrollment and ensuring corresponding tracking and reporting
requirements are achieved along with other activities to support
administration. Requirements: associate degree
required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience desirable in areas relating
to counseling practices, job readiness evaluation techniques, goal setting and
analysis with an ability to apply knowledge to individual circumstances, and
direct or provide individual or group instruction. Applicants should possess demonstrated ability to compile, organize, summarize, and analyze complex
data to identify patterns and develop recommendations including policies and
procedures. Must be able to adapt in fast-paced, changing
environment, be flexible, seek growing responsibility and show great capacity
for work. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable
transportation to travel between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora and
Yorkville. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded.
Open until filled.
The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking to fill one (1) Full-Time Bailiff position. Bailiffs are responsible to the judge presiding for the smooth day-to-day operations of the assigned courtroom, including the orderly movement of citizens before the court bench, maintaining order in the courtroom, and coordination of all matters as assigned by the judge. In jury courts, the Bailiff is additionally responsible for the needs and care of the jurors while maintaining complete decorum and discretion. Every Bailiff will be required to assist with the check-in procedure of citizens fulfilling their service as jurors. All Bailiffs are subject to reassignment to different courtrooms as needed. Candidates must possess experience and skills in dealing with the public directly, problem solving, and enthusiasm for public service. Application deadline: May 25, 2018 by 4:30 p.m..
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Field Services and/or Director of Special Programs
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Overseeing probation staff responsible for supervising offenders in the community in order to maximize public safety.
DUTIES INCLUDE: Supervising staff and programing, completing performance appraisals, attending/conducting staff meetings, auditing cases, reviewing casework, planning, revising, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures for Court Services, networking with other public safety and community agencies.
MINIMUM Masters Degree in management, public administration,
QUALIFICATIONS: criminal justice, or social services and one or more years employment in probation/Court Services; or Bachelors degree and two or more years employment in probation/Court Services.
QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the minimum educational requirements, successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in following:
* Oral/Written Communication Skills
* Interpersonal Sensitivity
* Problem Analysis
* Oral Fact Finding
Starting date to be determined. Application Deadline: May 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRES:
The Director shall have responsibility for the organization, administration, training and operation of Kane County's emergency management program. This will involve interaction with other County departments, local, state and federal agencies, and regional planning committees along with fire and law enforcement agencies to coordinate planning, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery functions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Kane County, Illinois GIS-Technologies a division of the Kane County Information Technologies Department seeks a paid summer intern to assist with countywide GIS projects. This position will involve substantial GIS editing along with exposure to a busy enterprise GIS department.
Requires: Experience using ArcGIS software; Excellent communication and organization skills; Strong computer skills; ability to work independently in a busy environment; and attention to detail.
Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Traffic/Permit Engineer. This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, develops and reviews traffic studies, assists with asset management for street lighting and equipment, and performs other highway and traffic duties as assigned. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate safety enhancements and improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration to provide for the safe and efficient travel of the motoring public. The position provides recommendations to solve existing deficiencies of intersections and other related highway safety and efficiency concerns and is responsible to provide recommendations to the Chief of Traffic Operations & Permitting, Deputy Director and County Engineer.
The preferred candidate must have the ability to deal with the public in a professional manner - and answer and communicate effectively about highway design and traffic concerns. The position requires knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. The preferred candidate must have knowledge of and experience working with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software.