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Court Services$37,407/YR                               37.5 HRS/WK
Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of the Juvenile Justice Center the Youth Counselor will be responsible for the safe, humane, and secure treatment of the minors housed at the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center. Counselors supervise at risk youth held in Detention or the Challenge Program for the safety and security of both the youth and community. Must become familiar with both programs. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree. General Employment Qualifications:  In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following skills:  oral communication skills; problem analysis; planning/organizing; decisiveness; oral fact finding; bilingual, English/Spanish language skills preferred.  Starting date to be determined.
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
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

10/21/2013
  
Circuit Court ClerkTemporary 14 week archiving scanning project/$9.00/HR $9.00/HR
Applicant must good communication skills. Experience in scanning a large volume of documents. Applicant must be familiar with the basic mainframe computer and be able to type at least 35 wpm with strong numeric key ability. Have excellent experience in filing. Have the ability to work independently to accomplish varied tasks. Have a high level of accuracy and detail to assure proper record keeping. Be able to lift up to thirty/forty pounds and have a reliable car and valid driver’s license. Application deadline: Open till filled
Kane County Employment Application and resumes accepted by:
Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312
Geneva, IL 60134
1/14/2014
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KCDEE$26,100/YR       37.5HRS/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
Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us
 Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org
1/16/2014
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Finance Department$55,000 to $65,000/YR DOQ35HRS/WK
The Purchasing Department is seeking an Assistant Director of Purchasing to assist in the management and coordination of the purchase of material, services, supplies, equipment, construction, construction related services, and professional services required by the County. The Assistant Director of Purchasing will create and maintain bid and proposal specifications; will maintain contact with vendors; will assist County departments and offices regarding procurement needs; and will represent the Director of Purchasing when absent.  Essential duties include:  Preparing complex bid and RFP documents (i.e., bid advertisements, general terms and conditions, and addenda) for the procurement process; creating, reviewing and modifying specifications collaboratively with departments and offices for goods and services; strategically sourcing vendors for bids, RFPs and quotations for goods and services; maintaining a current bidder list; obtaining price quotations from vendors and analyzing seller’s specifications and terms to the County’s for deviations; processing requisitions and creating purchase orders in the New World System; ensuring goods and services are provided in a timely manner; following up on purchases or expediting them when required; receiving and tabulating sealed bids and requests for proposals; conducting pre-bid meetings and public bid openings; analyzing complex bids and proposals for the lowest responsive and responsible vendor, and ensuring that the vendors adhere to the County’s bid and RFP terms; preparing and/or reviewing contract agreements, certificates of insurance, bonds, purchase orders, change orders, addenda and all related bid documents; interfacing with vendors to achieve conflict resolution; investigating claims where vendors fail to provide services or materials as specified and recommends action (i.e., penalty); maintaining department records that include price histories to provide information on price variances; obtaining up to date records on the State of Illinois contracts, and comparing department and office requests to the state’s contracts; and providing training of new users of the financial system requisition, purchasing and related modules. Requirements:  Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business Administration, Materials Management, Purchasing, or a field closely related to the type of work being performed, and at least six years of progressively responsible professional purchasing experience, with at least three years as a supervisor in a public entity. Applicants must also have a thorough working knowledge of purchasing procedures as established under Illinois statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the quantity and quality of the supplies and services required by a governmental agency; working knowledge of common business, industrial, and trade practices for regularly purchased items; working knowledge of supply sources; ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with users, suppliers, and the County Board; ability to organize work efficiently so as to foster productivity; and the ability to apply appropriate procedures and regulations to purchasing activities.  Applicants must also be proficient in the use of a personal computer including the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point, along with financial system software.  Applicants will be preferred who have certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Buyer or Certified Public Purchasing Officer by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing or as a Certified Purchasing Manger by the Institute of Supply Management.  Application deadline: Will be posted until the position is filled.
 
Submit cover letter/employment application/ current resume to:
County of Kane
Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Avenue, Building A
Geneva, IL 60134
Email:  hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us
3/5/2014
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Auditor$40,000 - $ 50,000/YR  D.O.Q.35HRS/WK
This is a mid-level position responsible for both certain administrative duties and various internal audit assignments under the supervision of the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor. The nature of this position requires contact with all levels of County employees and officials, as well as contact with outside vendors, external auditors and other agencies and representatives related to County business. Administrative Duties: Review of countywide accounts payable and payroll processing to ensure proper documentation, authorization and accuracy; Prepare invoices and contract documents for permanent record retention scanning by the Information Technologies Department; Prepare expense vouchers and review reimbursements for proper authorizations and compliance with County financial policy; Serve as accounts payable coordinator and payroll coordinator for the Office of the County Auditor; Performs special projects at the direction of the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor to ensure the Office runs efficiently. Internal Auditing Duties: Provide assistance  in planning subject and scope on audits, or segments of the audits, assigned by the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor; Determining records or activities to analyze, the extent of tests to apply, and the working papers to prepare; Recommending the means of obtaining, analyzing, and evaluating evidentiary data; Conducting preliminary discussions of apparent internal control deficiencies and/or financial discrepancies with County employees and officials to verify and to obtain explanations for each apparent deficiency or discrepancy. Responsible for reviewing internal control systems, transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness of internal controls.  Preparing appropriate working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit or audit segment; Reporting audit findings to the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor on the results of the review of the assigned audit or audit segment and making recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in internal controls, and reductions in cost. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. At least 2 years of directly related experience in the auditing and/or internal auditing field is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is not required but preferred. Excellent analytical skills, the ability to write detailed reports of findings and core competency with Microsoft Office products is required. Experience with accounting and auditing programs such as New World Finance System and Auto Audit is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and detailed oriented team player with outstanding communication skills. 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
3/21/2014
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Division of Transportation$28.85 to $36.06/Hour DOQ       40HRS/WK
The Kane County Division of Transportation is seeking applications for the position of Project Manager for the 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.  Project types include roadway, traffic, safety and bridge improvements, along with traffic operational activities.  The successful candidate 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 successful candidate  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.  Minimum requirements: 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.
 
The successful candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Five years of experience in transportation project management
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois Professional Engineering License
• Experience with the successful completion of 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, 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/Pages/Employment.aspx
4/9/2014
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Public Health Department$18.54/HR 35HR/WK 
Aurora Location: The Community Health Practitioner promotes individual and population health by developing and implementing health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Kane County. These have a focus on strengthening community-based partnerships involving multiple public and private organizations and agencies to address the identified community health priorities in Kane County. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, nursing, or related field.  Master degree in public health or related field preferred.  Experience in public health preferred.  Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. The ideal candidate has a background and proven effectiveness in community health, community system development & convening community health coalitions, including working with diverse communities.  Spanish language skills are preferred. 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/Pages/Employment.aspx
4/9/2014
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Court Services$49,642/YR37.5 HRS/WK
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the supervisor will be responsible for overseeing probation staff responsible for supervising offenders in the community in order to maximize public safety. Duties Include: Auditing case files, reviewing casework, supervising staff, completing performance appraisals, attending/conducting staff meetings, planning, revising, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures for Court Services, networking with other public safety and community agencies.  Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in management, public administration, criminal justice, or social services and one or more years employment in probation/Court Services; or Bachelors degree and two or more years employment in probation/Court Services. General Employment Qualifications: In addition to the minimum educational requirements, successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following: oral/written communication skills, interpersonal sensitivity; planning/organizing; problem analysis, judgment, oral fact finding. Starting date to be determined.    
Application Deadline: April 30, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
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
4/10/20144/30/2014
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Division of Transportation$65,000 - $85,000/YR  DOQ   40HRS/WK
Kane County Division of Transportation is seeking applications for a Senior Accountant position with possible Chief of Finance consideration.  Position will oversee accounts payable, purchase order processing, and other various accounting procedures. This position is also responsible for maintaining journals and ledgers for all Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) funds & accounts; supervising accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, overseeing purchase orders processing; supervising payroll and personnel records; supervising and maintaining accounting procedures, MFT Ledger system for County & Township, MFT funds and supervising Township MFT and Non-MFT transactions.  Employee must prepare monthly fund status reports for Transportation Committee and Auditor; maintain project accounting for all KDOT activities; prepare reimbursement billing for federal and state funded KDOT projects; prepare and maintain forecast for KDOT projects and fund activity; monitor cash flow requirements; supervise annual audit; prepare annual budget and assist in appropriation requests. Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours.  The position requires above average spreadsheet skills, accuracy, analytical abilities, proactive thinking, excellent written and oral communication and 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, Access Database and accounting software.
The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Five years of supervisory work experience in an accounting related field
• C.P.A. or a combination of a four-year college degree and 10 years work experience in the accounting field
• Must have fund accounting experience
 
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/Pages/Employment.aspx
4/18/2014
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Development, Environmental and Water Resources$55,000 - $60,000 /YR           35 HRS/WK
Staff Engineer capable of performing day-to-day activities and long term projects independently within the Environmental and Water Resources Division.  Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and implement Local Drainage Projects in unincorporated Kane County to reduce flooding through construction of drainage improvement projects.  This may include: field investigation, preparation of plans, specifications, public bidding documents, pre-bid and preconstruction meetings, contract development and approval, bid review, contractor selection, construction observation, quantities documentation, contract administration and contract closeout. Investigate drainage complaints and flooding including site visits, photographic documentation and historical record locating. Technical review of plans and other documentation submitted for a Stormwater Permit under the Kane County Stormwater Ordinance for unincorporated Kane County, and within the non-certified municipalities under the ordinance, to prevent flooding and other stormwater related problems with new development. Develop and prepare public presentations, papers and marketing materials to educate and inform others of Kane County’s activities and forward planning regarding the Division’s projects and programs via PowerPoint or publication. Assist in administration the Stormwater Special Service Areas.  Includes annual inspections, needs assessments, recommending and tracking of levies, and meeting attendance. Public education and marketing for sustainability plan, water conservation efforts and NPDES Phase II education in Kane County. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Knowledge of stormwater, floodplain, wetland and soil erosion and sediment control; and public works construction, maintenance and operation methods and practices. Proficient in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of watersheds and use of associated engineering software. Proficient in the use of GIS mapping and CAD software. Strong organizational skills including work and resource prioritization, public relations, and communication skills. Working knowledge of natural stream systems, floodplain and drainage design. Familiarity with earth and water sciences, including the hydrologic cycle, climate, glacial deposition of soils, aquifers, groundwater, surface water and soil science. Proficient in the use of a personal computer including the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications. Ability to apply appropriate county procedures and policies to Division activities. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with elected officials, the public, other professionals, and co-workers. Requirements:  Illinois Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.). Desirable: Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM). Bachelor of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Four years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience are required, with at least experience in one of the following areas: site development engineering, public works, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field. Must have a valid Illinois drivers’ license.  Strong computer skills, ability to perform  field work, including driving car; lift up to 40 lbs. (manhole lids); dig small holes; walk hilly terrain, farmland, woodland, shallow creeks-wetlands-flooded areas.
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
4/18/2014
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Sheriff$10.76/HR                          40 HRS/WK  Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM
The Visitation / Front Desk Receptionist is primarily responsible for providing a variety of clerical support functions and public service necessary for the efficient and effective operations within the Sheriff’s Office. Applicant must be able to keep accurate records, possess basic computer skills, establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with other employees, outside agencies, and the general public.  Minimum Qualifications:  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to pass an extensive background check. Application Deadline: May 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
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
4/18/20145/23/2014
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County Board$30,000 to $35,00 DOQ35 hours per week
The Administrative Officer II will perform recording, receptionist and administrative support duties for the County Board Office. Primarily responsible for duties related to creating, taking and distributing agendas and minutes of County Board committees. Creating and distributing a record of County Board committee meetings, preparation and distribution of committee agendas including the County Board agenda, meeting notices and other related duties; Posting agendas, committee packets and other supporting materials to the County’s internet website; Directs the receipt and distribution of resolutions/ordinances; Managing the reception area in the County Board Office, including greeting and directing visitors, answering telephone calls and transferring calls to the appropriate individuals or departments, taking messages; Handling other administrative duties such as drafting correspondence and typing a variety of forms, letters, reports and memos, collecting and distributing mail, inventorying and ordering office supplies. Requirements: Completion of two-year, bachelor or post-baccalaureate degree; Minimum of two years in secretarial or administrative position requiring use of independent judgment and discretion.  High interpersonal and strong communication skills; Extensive software skills, including work processing, spreadsheets and presentation software; Must be capable of understanding and following directions, ability to read, write and comprehend in the English language and have aptitude for basic math; Ability to accurately and efficiently work with a large volume of material and data information; Requires initiative and willingness to work independently with little or no supervision; Establishes and maintains satisfactory working relationships with County officials, employees and deals diplomatically with the public. Must maintain confidentiality of information at all times.
Kane County Employment application and resume accepted by:
County of Kane
Department of Human Resource Management
Building A, Room 312
719 S. Batavia Avenue
Geneva, Il 60134
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
4/18/2014