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Public Health Department$10.2500/HR (Federal Grant Contract Pending) 28 HR/WK
Aurora Location (5/16/2016 thru 10/31/2016) • 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 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 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.
3/11/2016
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Building Management $30,000 - $50,000/YR  D.O.Q. 40HR/WK plus on call after hours/weekends      
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management to carry out carpentry and project support, related to facility operations and maintenance. Works collaboratively with all governmental agencies in conjunction with all aspects of the County facilities, including: consultants, contractors, engineers, city/township personnel, Regional Office of Education, Department of Health and Kane County Sheriff. In addition, this person is responsible for helping to create and maintain a clean, safe, healthy and professional environment for county personnel and visitors to county facilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES: To assist in ensuring that facilities and grounds are cleaned and maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established in local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for working in conjunction with other maintenance/grounds and custodial staff with strong emphasis on maintenance skills which include but are not limited to carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and general maintenance functions. Performs interior and exterior carpentry work involved in the construction, remodeling, repair and general maintenance of buildings and facilities. Read blueprints and diagrams, hang doors, set door hardware and windows. Clean and inspect boilers and treat water. Operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment system and work order system. Repair doors, door locks and closers. Complete daily, weekly and monthly preventive maintenance procedures. Repair and replace mechanical, electrical and plumbing and HVAC as needed. Assist with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repair plaster, drywall, paint buildings and offices. Perform outside duties such as mowing, planting, weeding, fertilizing, weed spraying and snow removal. Work, as needed, with the janitorial staff by cleaning buildings and refilling dispensers (towel, toilet paper, feminine products and soap). Upon request, obtain estimates for supplies and repair parts as needed. Is on call, after hours and on weekends, in the event of building mechanical, or alarm problems. Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems. Follow safety procedures while doing assignments. Is available to help in emergencies. And other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge of facility management operations to assist in the day to day functions of the Building Management Operations department. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) with good typing skills. Proven oral, and written communication skills. Mathematical and analytical skills. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy. Proven leadership skills in supervision/management of operations and construction projects. Knowledge of construction and remodeling trades, practices, techniques, tools and equipment, materials specifications, quality control, cost control and safety. Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, hang doors, layout for stairs and common rafters, read blueprints and do material estimates. Have knowledge and experience in the methods, practices, tools and materials used in maintenance, painting and repair work. Have ability to operate power tools, hand tools, lawn mowers, snow blowers, salt spreaders and other equipment as directed. Perform miscellaneous custodial duties which require the use of vacuum cleaners, floor machines, mops, brooms, scrub brushes and other janitorial tools. Have knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions to be followed. Have ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail and time management. Must be able to follow directions and be able to solve problems with limited directions. Be a good team player with good communication skills. Must be able to speak, read and write English. Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license. High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction/building maintenance. 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., Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org Qualified applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check. Employee must submit to yearly employer-paid TB testing. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
3/18/2016
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Development and Community Services$27,000.00 - $35,000.00/YR  DOQ      35HR/WK
Kane County is accepting applications for an Administrative Officer -Code Enforcement to assist the Department Director and other staff in the administration of the department including building, zoning and property maintenance complaints, assist in special projects and coordinate special events and workshops. Assist with the intake and processing of building permits and zoning applications including providing assistance to citizens at the building counter and over the telephone, data entry of permit information, entering permit fee payments, and other duties related to the processing of building permits, other permits and complaints. Additional duties include assisting in the assignment of addresses, and providing support for other Development Department administrative duties. Requirements: Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or higher and minimum 5 years’ experience related to office procedures, administrative experience, public contact, and computer software including word processor, spreadsheets, PC data entry and retrieval. Knowledge and experience in code enforcement, construction and/or real estate industry preferred. Applicants should be able to work independently with little or no supervision and to effectively communicate with the general public, contractors, co-workers in the Development Department and other county departments and government agencies. Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills, as well as strong written and communication skills. A strong work ethic, proactive nature, and team-oriented attitude are essential. 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. 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.
5/3/2016
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Sheriff $12.29/HR                40 HRS/WK
HOURS: Sunday through Thursday, 3 PM to 11 PM An information Data Processor is primarily responsible for providing a variety of clerical support functions and public service protocols necessary to the efficient and effective operations within the Sheriff’s Office. A person must be able to keep accurate records, type 35 wpm, have basic computer skills, establish and maintain 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: June 6, 2016.
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.
5/16/20166/6/2016
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Animal Control $10.00/HR40HR/WK 
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 may require some 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: 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.
5/17/2016
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Sheriff$18.06/HR                              20HRS/WK      
Under the Supervision of Court Security Supervisors, the Court Security Officer is a sworn position appointed by the Sheriff of Kane County and is primarily charged with attending to the courts on behalf of the Sheriff and for providing a safe and orderly environment to the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit System’s judges and facilities in Kane County. The Court Security Officer may be assigned at any one of the following Courts: Judicial Center in St. Charles, Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles, Kane County branch of the St. Charles, Geneva Courthouse in Geneva, The Elgin branch court in Elgin, Carpentersville branch court in Carpentersville, and Aurora branch court in Aurora. The Court Security Officer will be required to work 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Court Security Officer will be responsible for: Screening at the main entrances, building control room operations, maintaining order and security in the courtrooms and other areas of the Court facilities, conducting security sweeps and searches for suspicious and dangerous articles, taking people into custody, and maintaining working familiarity with current policies and procedures relevant to security and decorum of the court. Training will be provided. The Court Security Officer must be able to meet certain physical demands in order to perform the essential functions of this job. The Court Security Officer is regularly required to walk; use legs to climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, controls or tolls for the job; use hands and arms to reach, push or pull; talk and hear. The Court Security Officer must also be able to stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period. Requirements: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); Valid Illinois driver’s license; Valid F.O.I.D card; Must be 21 years of age; Must be a United States Citizen; Must have basic computer knowledge; Must successfully pass medical and psychological examinations in order to meet the needs of the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, employees may be assigned other duties in addition to those previously described, and any duties are subject to change at any time. Deadline for applications: June 17, 2016.
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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
5/17/20166/17/2016
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Development and Community Services$21.97 to $27.47/HR DOQ      35HR/WK
Kane County is accepting applications for a Plan Examiner to examine building plans for conformance with the adopted building codes furnish efficient and courteous directions and information to contractors and the general public, assist in inspection scheduling, plan and maintain building permit records. This position also provides public assistance relative to the building code and other ordinances and responds to questions in field, office and over the telephone. This position also performs other duties as determined by the Director to promote the public health, safety and general welfare and meet the requirements of the County Code. Requirements: Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or higher and minimum 3-5 years of experience in building trades and code enforcement. Knowledge and experience in code enforcement, construction and/or real estate industry preferred. Applicants should have experience be able to read blueprints and constructions plans and understand stress and load tables. Applicants should be able to work independently with little or no supervision and to effectively communicate with the general public, contractors, co-workers in the Development Department and other county departments and government agencies. Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills, as well as strong written and communication skills. A strong work ethic, proactive nature, and team-oriented attitude are essential. 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. 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.
5/18/2016
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State's Attorney$12.09 to $13.19/HR 35 HRS/WK
The State’s Attorney’s Office is accepting resumes for a Bilingual Deferred Prosecution Administrative Assistant that will be responsible for supporting the daily work of the Deferred Prosecution Director and Caseworkers. Principle duties and responsibilities will include: Schedule all applicant interviews, screen all incoming calls and walk-ins, and collect payments and monthly supervision reports from applicants. Prepare paperwork on all new incoming files. Prepare court paperwork for all approved applicants. Log all incoming payments, monthly supervision reports, and outside correspondence on applicant’s files. Qualified applicants will demonstrate the following behavior and expectation: Ensures confidentiality and privacy at all times. Treat others with courtesy and respect in all interactions. Is open to new ideas and changes; encourages others to do the same. Willingly flexes to meet changing workload demands and priorities. Works cooperatively with other employees to complete the work. Displays punctuality in all activities such as work attendance, project deadlines and reports. Requirements: Bilingual in English/Spanish; Strong Communication Skills; Ability to work in fast paced work environment; Ability to compute records and generate reports; Minimum 2 years’ experience in office environment. Application deadline: June 8, 2016
Resume accepted by: Christy DeChristopher, Human Resource Manager State’s Attorney’s Office Email to: dechristopherchristy@co.kane.il.us 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.
5/18/20166/8/2016
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JudiciarySALARY $53,000 for Licensed Attorney ($35,000 if Unlicensed)35 HRS/WK
The Junior Staff Attorney position is established as an entry level position of no less than 12 months and no more than 24 months. The Junior Staff Attorney’s primary tasks are to research legal issues and write memorandums and opinions for the 16th Circuit Court Judges. The Junior Staff Attorney will also assist the court with pro se litigants in Civil Division cases and facilitate Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, when needed. Major Duties: Perform research for Trial Judges on numerous legal issues; Draft memoranda and Opinions for Trial Judges; Assist Civil Division Judges in their courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney’s procedural questions; Facilitate the preparation of Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants. Requirements: Licensed Attorney or certified pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 711. Strong Research and Writing Skills. Strong Law School academic record. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Good verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to act independently using sound judgment and initiative. Detail oriented, with an emphasis on quality of work. Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers. Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants. Must have access to a car during work hours. Application deadline: June 10, 2016
Kane County Employment application, resume, law school transcripts and writing samples accepted by June 10, 2016. Any resumes submitted after this date will not be considered for this vacancy, but may be placed on file for future consideration. Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave., Bldg. AA Geneva, IL 60134 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.
5/19/20166/10/2016
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Animal Control$11.00/HR 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: 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 Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
5/24/2016
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Division of Transportation$21.63 - $28.84/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.
5/31/2016
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Office of Community Reinvestment$55,000 to $70,000 DOQ 35 HRS/WK
The Program Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of county Housing and community development initiatives funded primarily with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the office’s Community Development Division, the Program Manager also assists in the development of plans, policies, and reports associated with these programs, including the Consolidated Plan and the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report. The position is responsible for overseeing the work of project sponsors and other agencies carrying out funded activities, including preparing contracts and other agreements, developing budgets and approving expenditures, monitoring performance, and assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. The Program Manager assesses community needs by conducting data analysis and formulating programs and policy recommendations aimed at addressing those needs. The Program Manger also participates in the review and evaluation of project proposals, and assists with the development and presentation of funding recommendations to various committees. Serves as a liaison for the Office of Community Reinvestment to other divisions, departments, and outside agencies and provides information regarding county programs to groups and stakeholders. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays abreast of changes and updates to regulations and laws as well as new trends and innovations in the affordable housing and community development fields. Requirements: applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, business/public administration, or a related field, and at least four years of increasingly responsible experience in housing and community development. A master’s degree and experience managing federally funded programs/projects are also desirable. Applicants should possess exceptional organizational skills and have strong written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work proactively (both independently and in a busy team environment) are essential. Benefits include health insurance, pension, vacation and holidays. Application review is expected to begin 6-13-2016. 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.
5/31/2016