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Division of Transportation$12/HR40HRS/WK
Kane County Division of Transportation is seeking applications for the Civil Engineer Assistant-Co-op Position. Duties will vary but may include field and office work to support all of the listed activities: surveying, sight distance evaluations, construction observation, traffic data collection, drafting, design assistance, writing technical memoranda, and maintain databases and Geographic Information Systems. Participate in all project phases such as: planning, engineering design, bidding and construction for 300+ miles arterial highway system. Traffic Engineering: accident analysis, traffic signals, speed limits, and regulatory signs. Review plans and specifications for highway improvements. Transportation Planning: highway bike/ped, and mass transit. Assist with long-range transportation planning activities for this high-growth Chicago-area County. Participate in the land development process, including annexation, subdivision, zoning, site planning, and permitting. Filed and office work to support all of the above activities: surveying, sight distance evaluations, construction observation, traffic data collection, drafting, design assistance, writing technical memoranda, and maintain databases and Geographic information Systems. Requirements: The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: Sophomore, Junior or Senior year University with field of study in Civil Engineering or Construction Management. Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0.Application deadline: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to:
Kane County Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312
Geneva, IL 60134
Or
Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us
Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org
 
Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check.  EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

6/16/2014
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Public Health Department$40,000+/YR (to commensurate with experience & credentials)35HR+/WK
Aurora Location: The Grants Management Specialist promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing expertise and technical assistance to a diverse team of public health professionals. This position oversees the analysis, research, development, implementation, and evaluation of all grant and grant funding opportunities for the Kane County Health Department. This position is responsible for meeting annual monetary goals for the financial support of the Kane County Health Department. Services are provided routinely during normal business hours and occur on weekends and evenings as needed.Requirements: Bachelor degree in Communication, English, Public Health, Business, Social Sciences or related field. Master’s preferred. Minimum of (2) two years of progressively responsible full-time grant writing and grant management. 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, databases and spreadsheets, and internet searches. Proficiency in the Health Department/County’s finance system within three (3) months of hire. Ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Application deadline: Open until filled
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume and references to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
12/5/2014
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Public Health Department$21.00-24.00/HR$21.00-24.00/HR
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. 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. Preferred candidate will be bi-lingual (English-Spanish). Application deadline: Open until filled.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume and references to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
12/18/2014
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Sheriffup to $75,000/YR D.O.Q.40HR+/WK
The Sheriff of Kane County is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Finance Director. In summary, this position will manage the accounting, budgetary and financial functions within the Sheriff’s Office, including overseeing staff performing accounts payable, accounts receivable and grant reporting; will maintain accounting records for county, state and federal auditors; will coordinate and maintain records for grants per agreement with various state and federal government agencies. The essential functions of this position include: Preparing background information and guidance to assist in preparing the annual budget; Coordinating financial transactions and monitoring the departmental budget; recommending modifications or appropriation transfers as necessary; preparing budget resolutions; preparing and analyzing monthly appropriations and cash reports for the County Board committees; Serving as liaison to internal and external auditors and various grant awarding authorities; updating, implementing and documenting departmental finance procedures; communicating accounting procedures to management staff; Completing various reports as required by the county, state and federal agencies; maintaining accurate journal and ledgers for all funds and accounts; attending and contributing to management and planning meetings. Some duties and responsibilities may occur outside of regular work hours. Requirements: The position requires above average spreadsheet skills, accuracy, analytical abilities, proactive thinking, excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills and the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as those in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Access, as well as other accounting software. Qualified candidates must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or a related field; four (4) years supervisory work experience in an accounting related field; experience with grant administration and fund accounting; prefer C.P.A designation or possess requisite qualifications to sit for C.P.A. exam; prefer fund accounting experience. Current Kane County employees are encouraged to apply. Application deadline: Open till filled
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request
1/5/2015
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Finance Departmentup to $75,000/YR DOQ35HR/WK

The Kane County Department of Finance is seeking a Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst.  The Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance in coordination with the Executive Director of Finance.  The Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst will apply principles of accounting in the analysis of financial data in order to provide analytical reports, prepare financial presentations, calculate financial projections, reconcile accounts, verify accuracy of general ledger data and prepare journal entries as needed
Essential duties include: Prepares monthly budget vs. actual variance analysis, including the explanations to be included in monthly committee reports and in the Management Discussion and Analysis of CAFR; prepares fund balance reports, statements of revenue and expenditure reports, and other reports that present current and projected financial position as needed; develops and maintains custom financial reports within County’s integrated financial system; develops and prepares monthly “dashboard” financial reporting of key financial performance figures; assists Executive Director in preparing PowerPoint financial presentations; conducts trend analysis to be used in preparing projections and budgets; assists in development and preparation of periodic cash flow projections; assists in preparation of current year and 5-year financial forecast; assists in the preparation of the fiscal year budget; reviews accounts payable account distribution to ensure expenditures are charged to the appropriate account; reconciles general ledger accounts to ensure the accuracy of their balances; prepares thoroughly documented journal entries and budget adjustments to general ledger accounts as needed; researches and analyzes general ledger account activity in order to provide an explanation for the balance upon request; maintains accounting records of fixed assets; assists in monitoring and reporting on the status of state and federal grants and assists departments with grant reconciliation as requested or required; assists in annual audit by preparing requested schedules and reports, as well as by providing explanations of supporting materials; assists with implementation of the County’s integrated financial system; assists with developing training materials and providing training in the County’s integrated financial system; assists in the preparation and presentation of monthly committee reports; assists in the review and processing of department FOIA requests; and assists with compliance reporting.  Requirements:  Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or mathematics and at least 5 years’ experience in accounting and financial analysis, preferably for government and/or nonprofit organizations.  An MBA, CMA and/or CPA is preferred.  Strong analytical ability, technical competency, attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively are essential. Applicants must possess a thorough working knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards, as well as technical proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, specifically the use of Pivot Tables, graphs, functions and mathematical formulas.  Applicants must possess the ability to analyze data and policies to develop sound financial conclusions.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to present financial data in a clear, concise, easily understood format, and the ability to design and develop financial reports using financial software report writing tools.

Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resumes accepted by: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave. Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
2/12/2015
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Auditor$20 - $25/HR Depending on education/experienceRegular Part-Time
This is a regular part-time hourly paid position. The work schedule will be variable depending upon the requirements of the office, and may be flexible depending upon the availability of the employee. The typical schedule is five days per week (Monday through Friday), approximately four hours per day (9:00 AM through 1:00 PM). The schedule will be subject to change. The Accounting Assistant will also perform certain administrative duties and other assignments. The Accounting Assistant may also perform internal audit functions under the direction of the County Auditor or Deputy Auditor. The nature of this position requires contact with all levels of County employees and officials, as well as contact with outside vendors, external auditors and other agencies and representatives related to County business. Administrative Responsibilities Will Include: Review of countywide accounts payable and payroll processing to ensure proper documentation, authorization and accuracy. Prepare invoices and contract documents for permanent record retention scanning by the Information Technologies Department. Prepare expense vouchers and review reimbursements for proper authorizations and compliance with County financial policy. Serve as accounts payable coordinator and payroll coordinator for the Office of the County Auditor. Perform other projects at the direction of the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor to ensure that the Office runs efficiently. Internal Auditing Functions May Include: Provide assistance in planning subject and scope on audits, or segments of the audits, assigned by the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor. Determining records or activities to analyze, the extent of tests to apply, and the working papers to prepare. Recommending the means of obtaining, analyzing, and evaluating evidentiary data. Conducting preliminary discussions of apparent internal control deficiencies and/or financial discrepancies with County employees and officials to verify and to obtain explanations for each apparent deficiency or discrepancy. Responsible for reviewing internal control systems, transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness of internal controls. Preparing appropriate working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit or audit segment. Reporting audit findings to the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor on the results of the review of the assigned audit or audit segment and making recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in internal controls, and reductions in cost. In addition to assisting with various special projects at the request of the County Auditor or Deputy Auditor. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting (or equivalent) is required. At least 2 years of directly related experience in auditing and/or internal auditing is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is not required, but may be preferred. Excellent analytical skills, the ability to write detailed reports of findings and core competency with Microsoft Office products is required. Experience with accounting and auditing programs such as New World Finance System is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and detail oriented team player with outstanding communications skills. Deadline for applications: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
2/6/2015
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Development and Community Services$42,000 to 52,000/YR DOQ35 HRS/WK
Kane County is accepting applications for a land use planner. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in land use planning or related field. Master’s degree is preferred. At least three years of experience in land use planning is required. Direct experience with county land use planning, developing a county or municipal comprehensive land use plan, sustainable development, historic preservation and experience with Geographic Information Systems are 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. Application deadline: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
2/10/2015
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Public Health Department$51,000/YR (DOQ)35HR/WK 
Aurora Location: The Clinical Nursing Supervisor promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing leadership to and overseeing daily operations and supervising a diverse team of public health professionals in the delivery of the core functions and essential services of public health. The supervisor assists the staff in achieving their competencies and professional goals, oversees and delivers services directly which include but are not limited to assessments, clinical procedures, investigations, home visits, and education; and oversees and delivers population level public health activities such as assessment, policy and assurance activities. Services are provided routinely during normal business hours and on weekends and evenings as needed. Requirements: Master degree in nursing, public health or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public health nursing and with a commitment to achieving a Master’s Degree within four (4) years of hire. Maintains Illinois Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Successful completion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) certifications within three (3) months of employment: (ICS) 100), (ICS) 700, (ICS) 300 and (ICS) 400 certifications, and CPR/AED certification within four (4) weeks of employment. Ability to work longer shifts, nights and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management, have a current driver’s license and vehicle insurance and reliable transportation. Have demonstrated core public health competencies. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume and references to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
2/19/2015
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Human Resources Management Departmentup to $45,000 DOQFT-35 hours per week
This position serves as the liaison between Kane County, its third party administrator, liability broker and employees for workers’ compensation, property and casualty, and other non-health insurance issues.  The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:  daily entry of worker injury reports; daily entry of PCL reports; establishing and maintaining workers compensation, property and casualty files; requesting and maintaining public official bonds for elected officials; requesting notary bonds; requesting certificates of insurance to name additional insured conducting county business on non-county property; submitting funding requests for payment; remitting refunds and reimbursements for deposit; preparing annual OSHA 300 reports; coordinating bloodborne pathogen and safety training and maintaining records; approving the payment of certain liability claims; may develop policies and procedures for loss prevention and risk control; maintains records of all claims transactions and provides same as part of yearly audit process; coordinates annual renewal of insurance policies and retention of consultants;  seeks guidance from retained consultants on risk  control issues; conducts quarterly claims reviews; prepares appropriate resolutions for County Board action; daily communication with claims adjusters; annual of payroll audit reports. Required competencies: problem solving/analysis; ethical conduct; communication proficiency; thoroughness; good time management skills.  Preferred KSAs: high school diploma with 2 or more years of post secondary education; basic math skills; basic knowledge of worker compensation statute; prefer experience as claims case manager; prefer knowledge of risk management concepts; excellent verbal and written communication skills; competence in Windows Office software, particularly WORD and EXCEL; excellent organizational skills; experience with computer data entry.  In addition to the above, the qualified applicant chosen for this position must be a self-starter with the ability to work with limited supervision and to work cooperatively with other individuals.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resume to:
Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Avenue, Building A
Geneva, IL 60134
Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us
2/27/2015
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Building Management$12.00/HR         20HRS/WK                     
Under direction of the Director of Building Management this position is responsible for the pick up and delivery of daily U.S. Postal Service mail as well as County inter-office mail. Candidates are to possess interpersonal skills necessary in order to deal effectively with a wide variety of County personnel when relaying and developing information concerning interoffice, U.S. Postal Mail, UPS and mailing requests. Ability to drive the mail van to various locations on route. Sorting all incoming and out-going mail. Operating postage machine. Delivering copy paper and envelopes boxes and other packages to departments. Availability to help in emergencies and other duties as assigned by the Building Engineer. Requirements: Must possess a valid IL driver’s license. Ability to operate a computer and postage machine. Have the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Physical demands essential functions: Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and arms to operate vehicle and equipment. Must be able to climb stairs, crouch, kneel or stoop. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Deadline for applications: Open to filled.
Kane County Employment application and resumes accepted by: Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue Building A, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
3/4/2015