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Office of Community Reinvestment$15.68/HR      37.5HRS/WK
The Career Specialist 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 towards desired employment outcome; facilitation of workshops and group activities; and maintaining computerized tracking of clients activities. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. 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 till filled
Kane County Employment application and resume accepted by: 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. Equal opportunity employer/program.
8/26/2016
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Office of Community Reinvestment$19.49 to $24.62/HR  37.5HRS/WK
Under the guidance of the Business Services Manager, the Business Services Representative develops and maintains effective, ongoing relationships with the local business community to promote employers’ utilization of services, programs and initiatives available through the local Workforce Development System. Primary responsibilities include providing employer outreach and job development services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and serving as a liaison between employers and program participants by developing hiring opportunities, screening, matching and marketing candidates along with brokering on-the-job training (OJT) placements. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred or four (4) years of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Familiarity with federal workforce development programs preferred. Applicants should be able to work independently within 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. Attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively are essential. Bi-lingual skills (Spanish/English) are a plus. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable transportation to/from employers in Kane and Kendall Counties. Position is grant funded. Application deadline: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment application and resume accepted by: 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. Equal opportunity employer/program.
10/6/2016
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Public Health Department $19.50-24.00/HR          35 HR/WK 
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. Requirements: Associate Degree in Nursing; two (2) years of public health nursing and immunizations/Vaccines for Children experience preferred. Must have current 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. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) is a plus. 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.
11/1/2016
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Division of Transportation$28.84 to $36.05 DOQ40HR/WK
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the full time position of Project Manager for the administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants. This position also will assist with oversight of the County’s bridge inspection efforts, as well as budgeting for the County’s bridge program. 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. Project types include roadway, traffic, safety and bridge improvements. 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. The employee must be familiar with National Bridge Inspection Standards or willing to participate in bridge inspector training. The employee will not conduct most of the County’s bridge inspections, but will be a resource to evaluate the County’s inventory. Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above average written and oral communication, 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 Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Publisher. The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: Four to eight years of experience in transportation engineering and/or project management. Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois Professional Engineering License, or Engineer Intern progressing to a P.E. Experience with Phase I and Phase II projects following FHWA/IDOT guidelines. Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes relating to land acquisition. Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license. Application deadline: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment application and resumes accepted by: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave. Building A, 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.
1/18/2017
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Animal Control$11.00/HR Part-Time:  8-12HR/WK; SAT & SUN-OCCASIONAL HOLIDAYS

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.

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 Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
1/31/2017
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Public Health Department$22.40/HR (520 hours annually)                                                                                                                        10 HRS/WK
Aurora Location: Responsible for coordination of Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp within Kane County. Duties include recruitment and training of volunteers as well as coordinating with other relevant organizations to further prepare Kane County to respond to emergencies. Works closely with the Kane County Office of Emergency Management. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in health related field with a preference of emergency preparedness knowledge and skills; 2 years’ experience in health related field and or emergency preparedness; maintains current medical licensures when applicable; knowledge of public health philosophy; exceptional time management and organizational skills; proficiency in using data management and quality improvement tools and applying them to administrative processes; valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations; proficiency in use of intermediate computer skills: email, word processing, use of spreadsheets established databases and spreadsheets, presentation and publisher software, and internet searches; proficiency in use of current Department and program-specific required databases; ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Aurora Location: Responsible for coordination of Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp within Kane County. Duties include recruitment and training of volunteers as well as coordinating with other relevant organizations to further prepare Kane County to respond to emergencies. Works closely with the Kane County Office of Emergency Management. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in health related field with a preference of emergency preparedness knowledge and skills; 2 years’ experience in health related field and or emergency preparedness; maintains current medical licensures when applicable; knowledge of public health philosophy; exceptional time management and organizational skills; proficiency in using data management and quality improvement tools and applying them to administrative processes; valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations; proficiency in use of intermediate computer skills: email, word processing, use of spreadsheets established databases and spreadsheets, presentation and publisher software, and internet searches; proficiency in use of current Department and program-specific required databases; ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Application deadline: Open until filled.
3/1/2017
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Public Health Department$62,200-72,000/YR (DOQ)35+ HR/WK
Aurora Location: The Assistant Director for Public Health Nursing 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. Services are 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 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 leadership and management who make a commitment to achieving a Master’s Degree within four (4) years of hire. Maintain Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure; Three (3) years of progressively responsible public health management/supervisory experience; 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. 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.
3/21/2017
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Public Defender$17.40/HR                                           35HRS/WK
The Public Defender’s Office Receptionist will be responsible for answering telephones and greeting people at the front desk. It will also include some additional support staff functions, including creating files, filing, typing, assisting attorneys and clients, copying, and translating English/Spanish communications, both oral and written. It may also include client interviews as needed. Requirements: Must be fluent in English/Spanish, prior reception desk or support staff experience in law office preferred, ability to engage in face-to-face client communication both in and out of a jail setting. This is a Union position (AFSCME) which is subject to the terms of a contract, a copy of which can be provided from the hiring department upon request. Application deadline: April 30, 2017.
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.
4/4/20174/30/2017
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Division of Transportation$40,000-$48,000 annually         40HRS/WK
The Planning Liaison is responsible for regional transportation planning and programming activities related to highway, transit and bicycle/pedestrian facilities and projects. Responsibilities also include staff to the Kane Kendall Council of Mayors (KKCOM), providing technical assistance in obtaining and administering federal and state transportation funds; technical support to the Kane Kendall Council of Mayors through research, report preparation and agency coordination efforts; and 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 and participates in the CMAP committee structure. The Liaison is responsible for managing the Council of Mayor’s Surface Transportation Program (STP) and the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Managing the STP program includes assisting member communities in preparing applications for federal funding, developing priorities for expenditure of STP funds within the Council’s region, and maintaining records on STP funds allocated to and expended by Council member communities. This position also is responsible for maintaining accurate programming of all Council projects in the region’s TIP and includes regular coordination with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to maintain accurate records within the TIP and to keep projects on schedule. Regional travel is required. The Liaison also serves as the Kane County Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator. This position serves as a regional advocate for bicycle and pedestrian planning in Kane and Kendall Counties as well as throughout the Chicago region via participation in technical and standing committees. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator is also responsible for monitoring, updating and publication of the county’s bicycle map and associated documents. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, 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. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Kane County Division of Transportation website: http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/ Kane Kendall Council of Mayors website: http://www.kkcom.org/ Submit cover letter, resume and references to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue Geneva, IL 60134 Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at www.countyofkane.org Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
4/13/2017
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Public Defender$36,000/YR DOQ                 35HRS/WK

The Public Defender’s Office Director of Administration MDD will be responsible for Attorney assistance including: calendars, generating discovery, typing and filing motions, minor investigation work, reviewing matters with clients in and out of custody, arranging client trial needs, translating both spoken and written communication. Client interviews, including jail visits (requires travel among various locations). Arranging witness and expert travel and coordination. General secretarial work: Updating files on current case management system, Arranging witness and expert travel and coordination, Client correspondence, Client interviews, including jail visits. Pick up and delivering mail, manage office supplies, maintenance requests and IT/Technical request. Provide backup to payroll and accounts payable within the department. Requirements: Bilingual English/Spanish, both oral and written. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Prior office management experience, preferably a law office setting. Prior payroll and A/P experience a plus.  Application deadline: May 12, 2017.​

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.
4/21/20175/12/2017
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Judiciary$13.32/HR17.5HR/WK

The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking to fill two (2) Part-Time Bailiff Positions. Bailiffs are responsible to the judge 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 19, 2017.

 

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.
4/27/20175/19/2017
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Judiciary$13.32/HR35HR/WK

The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking to fill two (2) Full-Time Bailiff Positions. Bailiffs are responsible to the judge 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 19, 2017.

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.
4/27/20175/19/2017