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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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Animal Control$12.50/HR 35HR/WK 
Geneva Location: Performs data entry functions necessary for the rabies tag certificate monitoring. Provides front desk office coverage and interacts with the public for the purpose of animal reclaims, animal surrenders, and adoption inquiries and placements. Requirements: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Computer experience in data entry and look-up functions. Customer service skills required. Interest in animals and knowledge of various breeds expected. Ability to learn body language and animal communication styles. Must be able to work alternate Saturdays and alternate evening assignments as needed to cover scheduled hours. Preferred candidates will be bi-lingual (English-Spanish). Application deadline: Open until filled.
Send 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.
4/18/2016
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County Board$15.38-17.58 per/hr. DOQ35HRS/WK
Receptionist/Recording Secretary $15.38-17.58 per/hr. DOQ 35HRS/WK The Receptionist/Recording Secretary will perform receptionist, recording/transcription, and other administrative support duties for the County Board Office. Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities: Managing the reception area in the County Board Office, including greeting/directing visitors, answering questions and referring them to appropriate services available throughout the county and/or community; answering the phone and taking messages; Handling other administrative duties as well as backup/overflow from other administrative staff such as drafting correspondence and typing a variety of forms, letters, reports and memos, collecting and distributing mail, inventorying/ordering office supplies, assisting with event planning and providing administrative support to the Chairman’s Office as needed. Using the county’s automated agenda system to prepare agenda packets and record/transcribe/distribute minutes from a variety of County Board committee meetings, prepare meeting notices, post agendas to the county’s website, etc. Requirements: Minimum of two years experience in a secretarial/administrative position. Experience recording/transcribing meeting minutes and assembling agenda packets a plus. Strong typing and writing skills with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; Proficient with Microsoft Office & Outlook. Must be capable of understanding and following directions, able 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 strong working relationships with County officials & employees, and deals diplomatically with the public. Must be professional and exercise independent judgment, discretion, & maintain confidentiality at all times. 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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
4/21/2016
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Animal Control$11.00/HR8-10HR/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.
4/25/2016
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Office of Community Reinvestment$15.00 - $25.00per/hr DOQ 20-25HR/WK
The Project Manager serves as a liaison between Kane County and various organizations awarded funding by the county, including funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Assists in reviewing programs, projects and proposals to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations. Assists in the preparation of specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts and agreements. Communicates local, state, and federal standards (especially procurement and prevailing wage requirements) to project sponsors. Periodic site visits are required, and applicants should be comfortable working in both an office setting as well as in the field. Assists in preparation of required reporting to funding entities such as the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Annual Action Plan (AAP) or Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Assist with providing staff support to committee meetings and public workshops. Assist in the ongoing development of policy and procedure manuals related to the various Grant Programs overseen by the county. Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, architecture, economics, business administration, or a related field, and at least two years of experience managing construction/ rehabilitation projects. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Attention to detail and the ability to work proactively (both independently and in a busy team environment) are essential. Application review is expected to begin May 9, 2016.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 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.
4/27/2016
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Information Technology Department$12.00/HR40 HRS/WK
REVISED APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE Kane County GIS-Technologies a division of the Information Technologies department is accepting applications for paid summer intern to assist with GIS projects. This position will involve substantial GIS editing along with exposure to a busy enterprise GIS department. Requirements: Experience using ARCGIS software; excellent communication and organization skills; strong computer skills; ability to work independently in a busy environment; and attention to detail. Application deadline: May 6, 2016.
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. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
4/29/2016
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Court Services$41,357.31/YR                        37.5 HRS/WK
Under the supervision of the Court Services Supervisor, the Homebound Detention Officer will provide intensive supervision to juveniles placed on homebound detention. Maintain daily face-to-face monitoring/supervision of each assigned homebound detention case. Conducts random check on all assigned cases as needed or directed. Maintains collateral checks per program procedure. Provides counseling and advocacy services as needed. Maintains case notes and logs on all cases per program procedure. Monitors school attendance and performance of all minors on caseload. Appears and testifies at all court hearings as required by the juvenile court of Court Services. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree. 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. Bilingual, English/Spanish Language Skills Preferred. Starting date to be determined. Application deadline: May 13, 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 be on the state-hiring list application at www.countyofkane.org under employment link. 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.
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