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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 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 Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
4/1/2015
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Office of Community Reinvestment$26,100/YR37.5HRS/WK
Under direct supervision of the Workforce Services Manager, performs duties relating to eligibility determination, assessment, customer referral, scheduling for testing and assessment, activities enrollment and IWDS data entry. Primary responsibilities include: delivering job readiness programming which includes workshops or group presentations on topics such as job search techniques, resume building and job interviewing; facilitating job clubs; providing job seekers access to job vacancy listings and routing individuals to employment opportunities; conducting program orientations and eligibility determination sessions; and providing referrals to other agencies and programs when appropriate. 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 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. Auxiliary aids are available for individuals with disabilities upon request.
5/8/2015
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Animal ControlKennel Assistant     Part-Time  8-10HR/WK; SAT & SUN
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. Application deadline: 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 Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
6/22/2015
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Human Resources Management Departmentup to $41,000/YR DOQ35 HRS/WK  
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. Application deadline: Open till filled
Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resume to: Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Building A Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
6/25/2015
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Division of Transportation$35,000- $50,000/YR        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 coordination with and assistance to the Kane Kendall Council of Mayors (KKCOM) in obtaining and administering federal and state transportation funds; technical support to KKCOM through research, report preparation and agency coordination efforts; and implementation of the Kane County 2040 Transportation Plan and 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 CMAP to maintain accurate records within the TIP and to keep projects on schedule. Regional travel is required. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or related field. Candidate should possess excellent writing and public presentation skills, map interpretation, analytical and computer skills. Desired qualifications: Two to five years of experience in a related field. Application deadline: August 14, 2015.
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
7/20/20158/14/2015
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Court Services$40,947/YR37.5 HRS/WK
Under the direction of the Special Programs Manager, the officer will hook up, disconnect, collect electronic monitoring fees and monitor those adult offenders referred by the Sixteenth Judicial Court. The Probation Officer will supervise and broker offenders referred to the Sixteenth Judicial Court. The officer is responsible for service delivery to adult offenders within departmental and statutory guidelines designed to enhance public safety. The officer is responsible for the achievement of departmental objectives as well as ensuring high quality and cost effective service delivery systems. The Officer performs special projects as directed by the Supervisor and the Assistant Projects Manager. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree, preferably in criminal justice, social work or education. General Employment Qualifications: In addition to the minimum educational requirements, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following: oral/written communication skills; interpersonal sensitivity; planning/organizing; problem analysis; judgment; oral fact finding. Bilingual, English/Spanish language skills preferred. Consideration will also be given to work histories and basic knowledge of Adult Court Services. Starting date to be determined. Application deadline: August 7, 2015.
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 Applicants need to be on the State Hiring List at the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Link provided on our web site 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.
7/28/20158/7/2015