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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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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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Division of Transportation$20.04 - $31.25/HR DOQ                                             40HRS/WK

Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Permit Engineer.  This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, tracks and maintains permit applications, reviews traffic studies, enforces regulations and policies relative to development activities and access, reviews and approves subdivision plats and right-of-way dedications and coordinates development plans and reviews with KDOT staff, outside engineering consultants, appropriate county staff, municipalities, IDOT, and other agencies as appropriate. The employee will insure that appropriate traffic control measures, construction materials, and procedures are used in the development of engineering plans. Other duties may include presentation of variances of access policies to the Kane County Board Transportation Committee, construction observation duties for select permit projects, and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time by the Chief of Traffic & Permitting, County Engineer or Deputy Director.

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 general knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings.  The preferred candidate must have knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software is preferred but not required.

The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the Engineering Fundamentals exam

  • Experience in highway design, safety and traffic management is desired, but not required

  • Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes desired, but not required

  • 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.
6/28/2017
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Building Management$13.34/HR plus deferential40 HR/WK

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the maintenance of County Adult Corrections/Sheriff Buildings and Grounds, as assigned.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for providing day-to-day general repairs and cleaning to the Corrections/Sheriff Buildings. Perform repair work including, but not limited to, HVAC equipment, piping, plumbing, pumps, motors, boilers, light carpentry, painting, drywall, plaster repairs, unclog toilets, and replace and repair electrical and plumbing as needed.   Complete daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance procedures and other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.  This position does require person to be on call, after hours and on weekends, for emergencies.  Other duties as assigned.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  Candidate must possess valid driver’s license, be a good team player, and have ability to operate power tools, hand tools, floor machines, lawn mowers, snow blowers, snowplows, and other equipment as directed.   Candidate must have knowledge and experience in maintenance and repair methods and practices, occupational hazards, and safety precautions related to OSHA regulations.  Candidate must have ability to concentrate, pay close attention to detail, solve problems, and be able to follow directions.  Candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and knowledge of public sector policies, practices, and facility operations.  Candidate must be able to operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment and be proficient in Microsoft Office programs.  High School Diploma Required.  This position covered under a collective bargaining agreement/union.  Application deadline: Open until 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 Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check. Employee must submit to yearly employer-paid TB testing. EEO Employer/Program.
8/30/2017
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Building Management$35,000-$48,000/YR40 HR/WK

Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management and under the 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:   Responsible for repairs to building related systems and equipment, i.e. lighting, boilers, fire alarms, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, computerized automations systems.  Perform maintenance repairs for HVAC equipment, piping, plumbing, pumps, motors, boilers, light carpentry, painting, drywall and plaster repairs, etc.  Complete daily, weekly, monthly preventative maintenance schedules.  Operate computer-based programs which control and monitor mechanical equipment systems and work order system.  Assist in snow removal and salting service for Kane County facilities during winter months.  Perform janitorial duties including, but not limited to, mopping floors, cleaning toilets, sinks, walls and tile, and refilling dispensers.  Respond to emergency night calls as needed.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.  Other duties as assigned.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  Knowledge of construction and remodeling trades, practices, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control and safety.  Knowledge of HVAC maintenance, snow plowing, salting laws and custodial regulations governing its processes and chemicals.  Have knowledge and experience to operate power tools, hand tools, vacuum cleaners, floor machines, lawn mowers, snow blowers, snowplows, and other equipment as directed.  Have knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions (OSHA).  Performs carpentry work involved in construction, remodeling, repair locks, door closers and general maintenance of buildings and facilities.  Assists with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repair plaster, drywall, paint buildings and offices.  Read blueprints and diagrams, hang doors, set hardware and windows.  Clean and inspect boilers, and treat water.  Operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment systems and work order system.  Replace and repair electrical and plumbing as needed.  Work as needed with janitorial staff by cleaning buildings.  Be able to solve problems with limited direction.  Possess a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others and have strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector and facilities operations.  Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, etc.  Requires two (2) or more years experience in facility management operations with extensive knowledge of construction, maintenance and grounds maintenance working with public and government entities.  Requires High School Diploma.   Application deadline: Open until filled.  

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 Applicant must submit to a criminal background check. Employee must submit to yearly employer-paid TB testing. EEO Employer/Program
8/30/2017
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Development and Community Services$20-$26 per hour DOQ25 HR/WK (part time)

Kane County is accepting applications for a Zoning Planner.  This position will assist the Zoning Enforcement Officer with general administration and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.  This position works with other zoning planners to research complaints, coordinate and perform inspections to enforce the Zoning Ordinance, record results and maintain paper and digital files.  Prepare files and keep records for archiving.  Represent the County at Administrative Adjudication Hearings.  This position must exercise considerable tact, courtesy, firmness, and professionalism in frequent contact with property owners, developers, contractors and the public.  This position participates in current planning activities and performs related work as necessary and as directed.  Reports to the Director.  Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 – 5 years of experience in zoning, planning, geography or physical science and Continuing Education courses in Planning and Zoning.  Direct experience with county and/or municipal zoning and land use planning, administration and enforcement.  Experience with Geographic Information Systems is desirable.  Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills, as well as strong written, presentation and public communication skills.  A strong work ethic, proactive nature, and team-oriented attitude are essential.  Benefits include health, pension, vacation and holidays.  Applicants will be contacted directly if being considered.  Fulfillment for this position will be within 30-to-90+ days from posting.  Application deadline: Open until filled.

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 Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
8/30/2017
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Public Health Department$18.5354-$20.8617/HR (DOQ)35 HR/WK

Aurora Location: The Environmental Health Practitioner promotes individual and population public 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 of Science Degree in Environmental Health or other related degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of science.  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 within four (4) months of employment.  CPR/AED certification within four (4) months of employment.  2 years of 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 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.
9/18/2017
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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.  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 Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Applicants must submit to a criminal background check EEO Employer/Program
9/20/2017