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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. 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.
1/31/2017
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Office of Community Reinvestment$15.00 - $18.00/HR20HRS/WK
The Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment - Workforce Development Division is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to assist the Fiscal Manager in the day-to-day functions of the department’s fiscal division in order to maintain the integrity of fiscal records and reports for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program. The Accounts Payable Clerk is primarily responsible for handling certain phases of the accounts payable process and applying the policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). Essential duties include: processing payments in the County’s finance system, obtaining necessary approvals and ensuring payments are processed in a timely manner, processing cost claims from service providers, assisting with the external audit and fiscal monitoring, and maintaining various expenditure tracking logs. Requirements: Qualified applicants will have an Associate’s degree in Accounting or the equivalent, and at least three years of experience in accounts payable. Applicants must also possess knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards. Applicants will be preferred who are familiar with the policies of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity as well as of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Trade Adjustment Assistance programs. Analytical ability, technical competency, attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively are essential. Technical proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word are required, and experience managing automated accounting functions through recognized software programs (preferably New World Logos) is necessary. This position is entirely federally funded and will end when/if such funding is no longer available. Application deadline: Open till filled.
Submit cover letter/employment application/ current resume to: County of Kane Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Building A 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.
2/9/2017
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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 DepartmentUnpaid Voluntary Internship  Approx. 28 HR/WK
Aurora Location (5/2017 thru 10/31/2017) This intern position provides support to the Health Department promoting population health by providing the essential services of public health within a variety of settings. Although specific projects of the Public Health Intern will depend on initiatives within the Division and Section of placement during the intern’s appointment, the following list provides an idea of the scope of the intern’s work: Meet the programmatic requirements for colleges/universities with regard to internships. Develop a work product or fulfill a specific job function. Increase understanding of the field of public health and the role of a local health department in the public health system. Increase program/subject-specific understanding based on the area in which interning. Complete a presentation/training to KCHD staff or external partners as a means to demonstrate increased skills. Support grants and programs; specifically the West Nile Virus program during a summer internship. The candidate will be responsible for collecting and testing mosquitos for West Nile Virus. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for data entry and conveying test results to the assigned supervisor. Participate in KCHD’s orientation series and related staff development activities. Plan and coordinate meetings of public health experts/practitioners. Shadow KCHD staff. Apply skills to goal-based projects in the range of competency areas specified by the student’s school’s curriculum. Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older; enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate college program; possession of a valid driver’s license; proof of current car insurance; must have an executed contract/agreement with that enrolled college. Application deadline: Open until filled
Kane County Intern/Volunteer application 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 Intern/Volunteer application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
3/10/2017
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Court Services$19.96/HR                         37.5HRS/WK
Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Probation Officer will supervise and broker offenders referred to the Sixteenth Judicial court. The Officer will be responsible for service delivery to adult offenders within departmental and statutory guidelines. The Officer will be 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 office manager and the Field Service supervisor. 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 communications skills; interpersonal sensitivity; planning/organizing; problem analysis; judgment; oral fact finding. Bi-lingual English/Spanish language skills preferred. Consideration will also be given to work history and basic knowledge of Court Services. Application deadline: March 29, 2017. Start date to be determined.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resumes accepted by: 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 be on the state-hiring list application available on www.countyofkane.org web site. State application is separate from employment application. Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
3/15/20173/29/2017
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Court Services$19.96/HR     37.5HRS/WK
Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Juvenile Probation Officer investigates and court processes offenders. Duties include the supervision, counseling and community brokering within departmental and statutory guidelines designed to enhance public safety. Further duties include maintaining records, providing reports and information to the Criminal Court. Requirements: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree, preferably in criminal justice, social work or education. In addition to the minimum educational requirements, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following: oral/written communications 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 Court Services. Application deadline: March 29, 2017. Start date to be determined.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resumes accepted by: 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 be on the state-hiring list application available on www.countyofkane.org web site, State application is separate from employment application. Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
3/15/20173/29/2017
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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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Court Services$21.42/HR37.5 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: April 6, 2017.
Kane County Employment application, cover letter 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 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.
3/23/20174/7/2017