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 and evening 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.
County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Permit
Engineer. This position evaluates and
comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, tracks and
maintains permit applications, reviews traffic studies, enforces regulations
and policies relative to development activities and access, reviews and approves
subdivision plats and right-of-way dedications and coordinates development plans
and reviews with KDOT staff, outside engineering consultants, appropriate
county staff, municipalities, IDOT, and other agencies as appropriate. The
employee will insure that appropriate traffic control measures, construction
materials, and procedures are used in the development of engineering plans.
Other duties may include presentation of variances of access policies to the
Kane County Board Transportation Committee, construction observation duties for
select permit projects, and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time
by the Chief of Traffic & Permitting, County Engineer or Deputy Director.
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 general knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read
and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. The preferred candidate must have knowledge
of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The job requires extensive use of computers
and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge
of Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software is preferred but not
The candidate should meet
the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Science Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the Engineering Fundamentals
Experience in highway
design, safety and traffic management is desired, but not required
highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and
construction standards and state statutes desired, but not required
Possession of a
valid Illinois Driver’s license
Application deadline: Open till filled
Kane County is accepting
applications for a Zoning Planner. This
position will assist the Zoning Enforcement Officer with general administration
and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.
This position works with other zoning planners to research complaints,
coordinate and perform inspections to enforce the Zoning Ordinance, record
results and maintain paper and digital files.
Prepare files and keep records for archiving. Represent the County at Administrative
Adjudication Hearings. This position
must exercise considerable tact, courtesy, firmness, and professionalism in
frequent contact with property owners, developers, contractors and the public. This position participates in current
planning activities and performs related work as necessary and as
directed. Reports to the Director. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s
Degree and 3 – 5 years of experience in zoning, planning, geography or physical
science and Continuing Education courses in Planning and Zoning. Direct experience with county and/or
municipal zoning and land use planning, administration and enforcement. Experience with Geographic Information Systems
is desirable. Applicants should possess
exceptional organizational skills, as well as strong written, presentation and
public communication skills. A strong
work ethic, proactive nature, and team-oriented attitude are essential. Benefits include health, pension, vacation
and holidays. Applicants will be contacted
directly if being considered.
Fulfillment for this position will be within 30-to-90+ days from
posting. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Aurora Location: The Division Director 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 with a
diverse team of public health professionals staffing the Division of Disease
Prevention within the Health Department.
Services are provided routinely during normal
business hours and occur on weekends and evenings as needed. Responsibilities include executive
leadership, operations of the Division of Disease Prevention to ensure that
operational plans, policies, procedures are consistent with the overall Health
Department goals and objectives.
degree in public health, public health nursing, public health administration,
or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with five (5) years
of progressively responsible experience in public health leadership and
management who make a commitment to achieving a Master’s Degree within four (4)
years of hire. Minimum five (5) years of
full-time leadership and progressively responsible public health management
experience, of which two (2) years must be full-time experience in governmental
public health. Maintains Illinois
Registered Nurse Licensure or Illinois Environmental Health Practitioner
Licensure if applicable. 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.
The Resource Management Coordinator provides public outreach, communication, programming, and project management support as required for County watershed and stormwater plans, water supply conservation, sustainability, and other resource and conservation programs. This will include the implementation of the Stormwater Management Program Plan (NPDES/MS4), Kane County Stormwater Management Ordinance, Water Resources chapters of the Kane County 2040 Plan, Kane County 2040 Energy Plan, and Kane County Operational Sustainability Plan. The ideal candidate will offer a combination of technical knowledge and understand the social, economic, political and legal framework in which various conservation and environmental issues are enmeshed. The candidate should be able to effectively communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences and provide information related to compliance with federal, state, county and local ordinances and regulations. The Resource Management Coordinator shall: Develop and implement public education and informational programs relative to Stormwater Management including interpreting, monitoring and enforcing rules related to environmental programs and contractual agreements relating to environmental programs; Promote public awareness, education and support of sustainable practices through various social media, marketing and outreach efforts, including implementation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program and Kane County Stormwater Management Program. Develop and promote information about flood hazard, flood insurance, flood protection measures and the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains to residents and community groups. Develop and promote stormwater maintenance requirements and regulations under the Kane County Stormwater Management Ordinance for Homeowner's Associations and community groups. Develop and promote “Clean Water for Kane" campaign for water conservation and water quality education, such as Sensible Salting workshops. Work cooperatively with planners and watershed groups to develop educational information and grant proposals for project funding. Administer the Kane County stream gage network program. Advance grant applications for County resource conservation and environmental initiatives and manage grants that are received. Work cooperatively with Kane County facilities, planning/development, transportation, environmental and water resource staff to provide conservation based resources and policies for County based projects. Actively engage in local and regional conservation and environmental based stakeholder groups. Promote public-private cooperation and collaboration on conservation matters in consideration of social, economic, political and scientific issues. Manage Division website. Assist with the implementation of the Kane County Operational Sustainability Plan. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelors of Science degree with disciplines in engineering, environmental science, natural resources and conservation, natural resource economics or business preferred; Project management experience; Knowledge of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program; Knowledge of watershed planning and familiar with CRS program and stormwater regulations; Knowledge of water efficiency practices, methods and standards; Familiarity with building and green infrastructure practices and technologies; Excellent communication, marketing and organizational skills; Ability to work independently in a busy environment, with attention to detail; strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, PowerPoint, BAS, CMMS/asset management); Knowledge of, and experience managing, state and federal energy, sustainability, and environmental grant programs and supervise various performance contracts; Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence and perform other administrative activities as necessary to meet compliance requirements; ability to occasionally walk rough terrain. Fulfillment for this position will be within 30-to-90+ days from posting. Application deadline: Open until filled.
The applicant will establish contact with victims and families during the investigative process. Conduct forensic interview of victims alleging sexual or physical abuse. Assess case situation for child safety and further investigative action. Complete investigative duties. Prepare and maintain written documentation of investigation. Participates in all Team Review Meeting. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Certification by Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Bachelor's Degree in law enforcement or criminal justice preferred or the equivalent combination of education and commensurate experience in investigative and general police procedure. Experience with child abuse investigation preferred. Knowledge of and sensitivity to child victimized and family systems. Knowledge of legal requirements and court process. Strong communication skills. Able to work well with a variety of disciplines.
Application deadline: November 21, 2017
Kane County is accepting applications for a Plan Examiner / Permit Coordinator to examine building plans for conformance with adopted building codes, furnish efficient and courteous directions and information to contractors and the general public, assist in inspection scheduling, plan and maintain building permit records. Coordinate internal and external reviews and approvals for non-residential permits with other departments and jurisdictions. This position also provides public assistance relative to the building code and other ordinances and responds to questions in field, office and over the telephone. This position also performs other duties as determined by the Director to promote the public health, safety and general welfare and meet the requirements of the County Code. Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or higher and minimum 3-5 years of experience in building trades and code enforcement. Knowledge and experience in code enforcement, construction and/or real estate industry preferred. Applicants should have experience be able to read blueprints and constructions plans and understand stress and load tables. Applicants should be able to work independently with little or no supervision and to effectively communicate with the general public, contractors, co-workers in the Development Department and other county departments and government agencies. Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills, as well as strong written and communication skills. A strong work ethic, proactive nature, and team-oriented attitude are essential. Benefits include health, pension, vacation and holidays. Fulfillment for this position will be within 30 to 90+ days from posting. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management Operations to carry out supervisory duties and project management support related to facility operations and budgets for the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Works collaboratively with Building Management, Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center 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 Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES: Ensures that Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities are cleaned and maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for providing direct leadership, and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, grounds, and custodial staff with strong emphasis on electrical, mechanical, pluming, general maintenance and custodial functions. .Responsible for the day-to-day direct supervision and leadership of the maintenance, grounds, and custodial staff within the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Assists in the development of developmental policies and/or procedures for maintenance, grounds and custodial functions. Responsible for the implementation of operational policies for maintenance and custodial. Assist in implementation of maintenance and custodial staff performance benchmarks and best practices that includes, but not limited to, the evaluation of employee performance Responsible for the direct supervision of the removal of snow and the application of salt for Kane County and Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facility sidewalks during winter months. Assist in the management of the maintenance and custodial supply room and ordering of parts, supplies and equipment as needed. Manage the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities pest control program. Assist in the preparation of department budgets and long-range facility planning. Assist in preparation of assorted facility management and construction project reports as required for meetings pertaining to personnel, budget planning, contract negotiations, leadership team and county board meetings or board member inquiries. Responsible for the training of new employees and current employees as they are promoted. Provides regular training opportunities for maintenance and custodial staff. Supervises the management of work order process (Facility Dude). Manage maintenance and custodial repair calls as received and as previously approved work orders. Responsible for the management of inventory, records, and inspections of Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities documentation on a monthly basis to assure proper maintenance and cleaning techniques are being utilized. Responsible for all building related systems and equipment. i.e. lighting, boilers, fire alarms, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, computerized automation systems. Develops a planned prevention maintenance schedule for the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Monitor and supervise the performance of the preventive maintenance program as it applies to maintenance and custodial personnel. Respond to emergency night calls as needed. Expedite emergency response as requested during the day or night and staff as necessary. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and holidays. Perform all other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Proven leadership skills and knowledge of facility management operations and management of staff to assist in the day-to-day functions of the Building Management Operations Department. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) with good typing skills. Proven oral and written communication skills. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy. Proven leadership skills in supervision and management of operations and construction projects. Knowledge of HVAC maintenance, snow plowing, salting laws and custodial regulations governing its processes and chemicals. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector bidding, budget functions and facility operations. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Facility management operations and extensive knowledge of construction, maintenance and grounds maintenance. Working with public and government entities, Administration and Supervisory background. High School Diploma required, Associates Degree in Facility Management preferred.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
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.
Community Health Specialist III: Community Health Initiatives Coordinator (Grant Funded Position)
$24.51/HR+ DOQ 35HR/WK
Aurora Location: The Community Health Initiatives Coordinator promotes individual and population health through health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Kane County. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and public health initiatives, establishing, leading and maintaining community partnerships, and managing work plans and timelines. Work will involve multiple initiatives and projects at any given time and will change as the initiatives and projects evolve. The current major focus of this position is early childhood and maternal-child health.
Requirements: Master's degree in public health, public health nursing, public administration, urban planning, social work or other closely related degree. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years' experience in population/system level public health and with a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree within four (4) years. Three (3) years of public health experience. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certifications.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 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. Application deadline: Open until filled.