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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$51,000/YR35HR/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 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.
7/18/2014
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Information Technology Department $25,000-$35,000 D.O.Q.40HR/WK
Kane County Information Technologies Department is seeking applications for a Desktop Support Specialist to provide technical support for countywide personal computers, laptops, tablets, cell phones and printers. Provide technical support for data and voice network. Provide software support for industry standard applications, operating systems, end-user databases, and utilities. Participate in and coordinate the development of the department’s personal computer support  initiatives and strategies. Will assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the department. Review and evaluate our personal computer software and hardware making recommendations, as appropriate. Provide recommendations related to the purchase of personal computer hardware and software for county wide departments. Will provide advice and assistance to the department in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of modifications to existing policies, standards, and procedures. Build new computer images and participate in the yearly replacement of various departments’ computers. Represents the department at various community, business, and government meetings. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  Work experience requirements:  Three year’s work experience in the Information Technology industry. One year experience as PC Technician.  Experience organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard software, hardware, data networks, and client-server systems. Demonstrated ability to work in a group or in an interdepartmental setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Education requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field or Associate’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field and/or equivalent training and certifications. 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.
9/8/2014
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Public Health Department$18.54/HR - $20.86 HR D.O.Q.35 HR+/WK
Elgin Location: The Environmental Health Practitioner promotes individual and population health by providing the essential services of public health within a variety of settings. Responsibilities include: inspecting properties, businesses or homes; identifying health and environmental hazards; providing community health education and health promotion activities; ensuring compliance with a broad range of current local health and environmental codes, regulations and policies; participating in multi-faceted health or environmental projects; and providing technical assistance and information to individuals, families and groups regarding public health and environmental issues. This position requires knowledge of public health and environmental science. Requirements: Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Health or other related degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of science according to the Ill. Dept. of Professional Regulations. Illinois Licensure as an Environmental Health Practitioner. A candidate with eligibility in the state of Illinois for licensure as an environmental health practitioner may be accepted on a provisional basis. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certification. CPR/AED certification within four (4) months of employment. Two years experience as an Environmental Health Practitioner or equivalent preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Application deadline: Open till 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.
9/16/2014
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Division of Transportation$70,000 - $80,000/YR DOQ                        40HRS/WK
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of 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 must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois Professional Engineering License
• 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, 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.
10/6/2014
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Public Health Department$85,000+ (to commensurate with experience & credentials)35HR+/WK
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. Requirements: Master’s 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. 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. Other Skills: Proficiency in use of basic computer skills: email, word processing, use of spreadsheets established databases and spreadsheets, presentation and publisher software, and internet searches and in use of current Department and service-specific required databases. Proficiency in use of current Department and service-specific required databases. Proficiency in emergency response, incident command, and demobilization. Ability be available 24 hour on call and to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Ability to meet the physical demands of the Essential Functions: Must be able to be fitted and wear NIOSH 95 mask. Engages in the following movements: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling and writing and repetitive motions. Exerts up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Hearing ability sufficient enough to communicate with others effectively in person and over the phone. Visual ability must be sufficient enough to read typewritten documents, computer screen and drive a car.
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.
10/7/2014
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Building Management$30,000 - $35,000/YR40 HRS/WK
General Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for the maintenance and workplace safety of County buildings and grounds, as assigned. Provide day-to-day general repairs and cleaning to County buildings and grounds, as assigned. Perform repair work including, but not limited to, HVAC equipment, piping, plumbing, pumps, motors, boilers, light carpentry, painting, drywall and plaster repairs. Perform janitorial work including, but not limited to, mopping floors, cleaning toilets/sinks/walls and tile, and refilling dispensers (towel, toilet paper, feminine products, and soap). Work with the janitorial staff and other departments. Pick up and transport boxes and move office furniture. Complete daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance procedures and other duties as assigned by the Lead Maintenance Worker. Must follow safety procedures while doing assignments. Is on call after hours and on weekends for emergencies. Other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Possess a valid driver’s license. Be a good team player. Have ability to operate power tools, hand tools, vacuum cleaners, floor machines, lawn mowers, snow blowers, snow plows, mops, scrub brush, and other equipment as directed. Have knowledge and experience in the methods, practices, tools and materials used in maintenance and repair work. Have knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions to be followed. Have ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Must be able to follow directions. Must submit to a LEADS background check. Application deadline: Open till filled.
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 EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
10/20/2014
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KCDEE$26,100/YR37.5HRS/WK
Serves as employment representative to adult clients receiving occupational, vocational, employment or training services pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act. In this capacity representative may perform a number of activities such as: making determinations regarding client eligibility; assessing clients interests and capabilities; referring clients to other Illinois workNet Center partners and community services; evaluating clients needs for employment readiness training; assisting clients progress toward job placement; monitoring clients employment history and progress towards self-sufficiency; and maintaining computerized tracking of clients activities. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or training in Business, Education, Human Services, Social Work or other related fields; prefer applicants with experience working with special populations, particularly low-income, that have significant barriers to employment; functional knowledge of goal setting, analysis and evaluation techniques; counseling practices; human service program design and delivery; ability to work independently and with a team to complete duties in a timely and efficient manner; possession of analytical and problem solving skills; ability to compile and report data; sufficient computer skills for carrying out necessary reporting requirements. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel between locations. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded. 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. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
10/20/2014