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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Aurora Location: The Community Health Specialist III: Epidemiologist (Generalist) promotes individual and population health by leading epidemiological activities and initiatives for the Department. Responsibilities include: performing professional epidemiology by collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and disseminating epidemiological data relevant to population health in Kane County; designing and/or implementing public health surveillance systems and all related activities; and working closely with the Department's Planner in developing and implementing community health assessment and planning cycles in collaboration with Department staff, staff in other Kane County Departments, community stakeholders, elected officials, and community partners.
Requirements: Master's Degree in Science or in Public Health with a focus in epidemiology. Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Biostatistics preferred; Three (3) years of professional epidemiology experience; Three (3) years of public health experience preferred; Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations; National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certification.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Aurora 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. This position is currently needed for duties related to the Immunizations program; however, will be expected to fulfill other nursing services depending on operational needs.
The mission of the Division of Environmental and Water Resources is to develop, evaluate, and implement programs to protect the health, safety and welfare of our residents and the environment. These programs include the Countywide Stormwater Management Program, the Recycling and Waste Recovery Program, Energy and Resource Conservation Programs, and other environmental activities and special projects.
Compensation: Internships are unpaid positions. The intent is to form a mutually beneficial relationship in which the intern will gain working experience in the environmental field and in public service within a local governmental position. Reference letters may be provided upon request at the end of the job term.
Schedule: It is expected that the intern will commit to a schedule of 5 – 15 hours per week, usually on the same day(s) each week, according to availability, and will communicate any potential adjustments to that schedule. Hours and tasks will be tracked jointly and a report issued to the intern at the end of the term of work.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Recycling and Resource Conservation – examples of learning opportunities
Water Resources – examples of learning opportunities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Continuum of Care Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of Continuum of Care (CoC) initiatives funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Office's Community Development Division, the coordinator also assists in the development of plans, policies, and reports associated with these programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position is responsible for providing guidance and direct support to the Continuum of Care for Kane County. This includes working with local human service providers as well as federal and state partners working toward the development of strategies for addressing housing/homeless issues. The coordinator organizes and provides staff support for all meetings of the CoC and its committees, and participates in the development of State and Federal grant applications to secure funding to address homelessness. Other key duties include monitoring the performance and effectiveness of agencies funded by the CoC, participating in the review and evaluation of project proposals, and assisting with the development and presentation of funding recommendations to various committees.
The Coordinator will work in partnership with Pathways Community Network Institute to facilitate the implementation of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and will work with user agencies to ensure compliance with HUD's data and technical standards. This area of responsibility includes preparation of the HMIS annual performance report, annual housing assessment report (AHAR), and coordination of the Housing Inventory and Point-in-Time counts.
The position serves as a liaison between the Office of Community Reinvestment and other county divisions, departments, and outside agencies and provides information regarding county programs to groups and stakeholders. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays abreast of changes and updates to regulations and laws as well as new trends and innovations in the affordable housing and community development fields.
Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:
Qualified applicants will have a bachelor's degree in planning, business/public administration, social work, public health, or a related field, and at least four years of increasingly responsible experience related to issues surrounding homelessness. A master's degree, in one of the aforementioned fields, and experience managing federally funded programs are also desirable. Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills and have strong written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work proactively (both independently and in a busy team environment) are essential. Benefits include health insurance, pension, vacation and holidays. Application review is expected to begin 06-18-2018.
PAY GRADE: $86,000 - $96,000 DOQ
Direct and manage the Division of Environmental and Water Resources
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN RISK: None
APPROVAL AND DATES:
Name (Dept. Head/Elected Official) Title Date
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. The principal duties and responsibilities enumerated are all essential job functions except for those that begin with the word “may."
Regional Planning Liaison
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.
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 Adobe Illustrator and InDesign desired. Experience with GIS is a plus. 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.
The Paralegal Position is a full-time position. The Paralegal's primary tasks are to assist the trial court with pro se litigants in small claims court and post-divorce night court, prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, provide litigation and technical support to the Judiciary, and to coordinate and train paralegal interns.
DEADLINEResumes, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until August 10, 2018. Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
The applicant will provide services to victims of violent crimes in Kane County. Services include: information about the court system in general, emotional support, referrals to other agencies, assistance in completing forms for compensation, liaison between prosecutor and victim about victim's particular case, collecting restitution information and assistance in preparing victim impact statement. Other responsibilities include keeping statistics of services to victims and preparing monthly reports, sending case disposition information, co-facilitation of the Homicide Support Group meeting every other month, attending conferences if necessary.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or Social Work preferred or 3 years of legal secretary experience, computer literacy, communicates effectively both orally and in writing in English, self-starter, strong organization skills.
Responsible for assisting in all clerical aspects of the misdemeanor and branch courts, including creating files, running abstracts, Odyssey Criminal Histories and LEADs.
Aurora Location: The Emergency Response Supervisor promotes individual and population health by providing leadership, 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 public health emergency preparedness plans, necessary training and response activities in collaboration with Department staff, volunteers, staff in other Kane County Departments, community stakeholders, elected officials, and community partners. Services are provided routinely during normal business hours and on weekends and evenings as needed.
Requirements: Master degree in public health or closely related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree in public health, or a related field and three (3) years experience in public health emergency preparedness and response and a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree in public health or a closely related field within four (4) years. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 120, 130, 700, 200, 300, 400, 800 certifications. Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification within 3 months of employment. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.
Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public health emergency response preferred. Three (3) years of progressively responsible public health experience preferred.
Works in conjunction with the County Board Chairman and the County Board to carry out the operations of the Building Management and Mill Creek (SSA) Services supervisorial duties, project management support, related to facility operations and capital/construction projects functions, and budgets. Directs and manages the facilities operations, inclusive of Grounds, Safety and Vending Services. This position ensures compliance with safety and building codes, recommends priorities for needed repairs and renovations, and develops contingency plans should an emergency arise.
Works collaboratively with all governmental agencies in conjunction with all aspects of the County facilities, including: consultants, contractors, engineers, city/township personnel, Regional Office of Education, Department of Health and Kane County Sheriff. In addition, this person is responsible for creating and maintaining a clean, safe, healthy and professional environment for county personnel and visitors to county facilities.
Direct management of all facility management operations in maintaining Kane County buildings in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible to provide direct leadership, and supervision to building management and Mill Creek staff.
Performs all other duties as assigned
Proven leadership skills and knowledge of facility management operations and management of staff functions of the Building Management Operations and Mill Creek SSA services. 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/management of operations and construction projects.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Five or more years' experience in an executive director capacity for governmental operations, with extensive knowledge of building management, construction management, housekeeping, maintenance and grounds.
Preferred: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Administration and Governmental Facility Operations.