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Division of Transportation$12/HR40HRS/WK
Kane County Division of Transportation is seeking applications for the Civil Engineer Assistant-Co-op Position. Duties will vary but may include field and office work to support all of the listed activities: surveying, sight distance evaluations, construction observation, traffic data collection, drafting, design assistance, writing technical memoranda, and maintain databases and Geographic Information Systems. Participate in all project phases such as: planning, engineering design, bidding and construction for 300+ miles arterial highway system. Traffic Engineering: accident analysis, traffic signals, speed limits, and regulatory signs. Review plans and specifications for highway improvements. Transportation Planning: highway bike/ped, and mass transit. Assist with long-range transportation planning activities for this high-growth Chicago-area County. Participate in the land development process, including annexation, subdivision, zoning, site planning, and permitting. Filed and office work to support all of the above activities: surveying, sight distance evaluations, construction observation, traffic data collection, drafting, design assistance, writing technical memoranda, and maintain databases and Geographic information Systems. Requirements: The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: Sophomore, Junior or Senior year University with field of study in Civil Engineering or Construction Management. Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0.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. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

6/16/2014
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Public Health Department$21.00-24.00/HR$21.00-24.00/HR
Elgin Location: The Public Health Nurse provides public health nursing services to individuals, families, and population groups. Nursing actions are directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction, and health status improvement for individuals, families and communities. Nursing activities include, but are not limited to, systematic analysis of health data, care plan development, health education and advocacy, coalition building, and collaborating with community partners to promote the health of a population. Public Health Nurses often collaborate and consult within multidisciplinary and multi-agency teams in order to achieve desirable outcomes for families and communities. Public Health Nursing interventions occur at individual, family, community and system levels depending upon the responsibilities of the position and the issues involved. Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Two (2) years of public health nursing experience preferred. Illinois Registered Nurse Licensure. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700 certification within four (4) months of employment. CPR/AED certification within four (4) months of employment. Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Preferred candidate will be bi-lingual (English-Spanish). 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.
12/18/2014
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Sheriffup to $75,000/YR D.O.Q.40HR+/WK
The Sheriff of Kane County is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Finance Director. In summary, this position will manage the accounting, budgetary and financial functions within the Sheriff’s Office, including overseeing staff performing accounts payable, accounts receivable and grant reporting; will maintain accounting records for county, state and federal auditors; will coordinate and maintain records for grants per agreement with various state and federal government agencies. The essential functions of this position include: Preparing background information and guidance to assist in preparing the annual budget; Coordinating financial transactions and monitoring the departmental budget; recommending modifications or appropriation transfers as necessary; preparing budget resolutions; preparing and analyzing monthly appropriations and cash reports for the County Board committees; Serving as liaison to internal and external auditors and various grant awarding authorities; updating, implementing and documenting departmental finance procedures; communicating accounting procedures to management staff; Completing various reports as required by the county, state and federal agencies; maintaining accurate journal and ledgers for all funds and accounts; attending and contributing to management and planning meetings. Some duties and responsibilities may occur outside of regular work hours. Requirements: 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 those in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Access, as well as other accounting software. Qualified candidates must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or a related field; four (4) years supervisory work experience in an accounting related field; experience with grant administration and fund accounting; prefer C.P.A designation or possess requisite qualifications to sit for C.P.A. exam; prefer fund accounting experience. Current Kane County employees are encouraged to apply. 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. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request
1/5/2015
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Finance Departmentup to $75,000/YR DOQ35HR/WK

The Kane County Department of Finance is seeking a Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst.  The Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Finance in coordination with the Executive Director of Finance.  The Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst will apply principles of accounting in the analysis of financial data in order to provide analytical reports, prepare financial presentations, calculate financial projections, reconcile accounts, verify accuracy of general ledger data and prepare journal entries as needed
Essential duties include: Prepares monthly budget vs. actual variance analysis, including the explanations to be included in monthly committee reports and in the Management Discussion and Analysis of CAFR; prepares fund balance reports, statements of revenue and expenditure reports, and other reports that present current and projected financial position as needed; develops and maintains custom financial reports within County’s integrated financial system; develops and prepares monthly “dashboard” financial reporting of key financial performance figures; assists Executive Director in preparing PowerPoint financial presentations; conducts trend analysis to be used in preparing projections and budgets; assists in development and preparation of periodic cash flow projections; assists in preparation of current year and 5-year financial forecast; assists in the preparation of the fiscal year budget; reviews accounts payable account distribution to ensure expenditures are charged to the appropriate account; reconciles general ledger accounts to ensure the accuracy of their balances; prepares thoroughly documented journal entries and budget adjustments to general ledger accounts as needed; researches and analyzes general ledger account activity in order to provide an explanation for the balance upon request; maintains accounting records of fixed assets; assists in monitoring and reporting on the status of state and federal grants and assists departments with grant reconciliation as requested or required; assists in annual audit by preparing requested schedules and reports, as well as by providing explanations of supporting materials; assists with implementation of the County’s integrated financial system; assists with developing training materials and providing training in the County’s integrated financial system; assists in the preparation and presentation of monthly committee reports; assists in the review and processing of department FOIA requests; and assists with compliance reporting.  Requirements:  Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or mathematics and at least 5 years’ experience in accounting and financial analysis, preferably for government and/or nonprofit organizations.  An MBA, CMA and/or CPA is preferred.  Strong analytical ability, technical competency, attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively are essential. Applicants must possess a thorough working knowledge of GAAP and GASB standards, as well as technical proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, specifically the use of Pivot Tables, graphs, functions and mathematical formulas.  Applicants must possess the ability to analyze data and policies to develop sound financial conclusions.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to present financial data in a clear, concise, easily understood format, and the ability to design and develop financial reports using financial software report writing tools.

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.
2/12/2015
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Development and Community Services$42,000 to 52,000/YR DOQ35 HRS/WK
Kane County is accepting applications for a land use planner. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in land use planning or related field. Master’s degree is preferred. At least three years of experience in land use planning is required. Direct experience with county land use planning, developing a county or municipal comprehensive land use plan, sustainable development, historic preservation and experience with Geographic Information Systems are 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. 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. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
2/10/2015
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Public Health Department$51,000/YR (DOQ)35HR/WK 
Aurora Location: The Clinical Nursing Supervisor promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing leadership to and overseeing daily operations and supervising a diverse team of public health professionals in the delivery of the core functions and essential services of public health. The supervisor assists the staff in achieving their competencies and professional goals, oversees and delivers services directly which include but are not limited to assessments, clinical procedures, investigations, home visits, and education; and oversees and delivers population level public health activities such as assessment, policy and assurance activities. Services are provided routinely during normal business hours and on weekends and evenings as needed. Requirements: Master degree in nursing, public health or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public health nursing and with a commitment to achieving a Master’s Degree within four (4) years of hire. Maintains Illinois Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Successful completion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) certifications within three (3) months of employment: (ICS) 100), (ICS) 700, (ICS) 300 and (ICS) 400 certifications, and CPR/AED certification within four (4) weeks of employment. Ability to work longer shifts, nights and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management, have a current driver’s license and vehicle insurance and reliable transportation. Have demonstrated core public health competencies. 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.
2/19/2015
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Building Management$12.00/HR         20HRS/WK                     
Under direction of the Director of Building Management this position is responsible for the pick up and delivery of daily U.S. Postal Service mail as well as County inter-office mail. Candidates are to possess interpersonal skills necessary in order to deal effectively with a wide variety of County personnel when relaying and developing information concerning interoffice, U.S. Postal Mail, UPS and mailing requests. Ability to drive the mail van to various locations on route. Sorting all incoming and out-going mail. Operating postage machine. Delivering copy paper and envelopes boxes and other packages to departments. Availability to help in emergencies and other duties as assigned by the Building Engineer. Requirements: Must possess a valid IL driver’s license. Ability to operate a computer and postage machine. Have the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Physical demands essential functions: Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and arms to operate vehicle and equipment. Must be able to climb stairs, crouch, kneel or stoop. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Deadline for applications: Open to filled.
Kane County Employment application and resumes accepted by: Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue Building A, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 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.
3/4/2015
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Public Health Department$12.07/HR35HR/WK 
Aurora Location (Disease Prevention): Promotes and supports population health by performing clerical and clinical procedures and tasks that are specialized and/or technical in nature, and are performed under limited supervision. The responsibilities of this classification include performing paraprofessional-level health care assistance duties in out-patient ambulatory care, home and community settings. Incumbents are responsible for assisting registered nurses and physicians in providing health care services to patients, performing administrative support duties, and performing outreach activities. As part of these duties the incumbents provide medical interpretation (English/Spanish) to individual clients and their family members. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required; Associate degree preferred. Public health experience preferred; certification for English/Spanish medical interpretation from Language Access to Healthcare, Provena Mercy Medical Center; National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certification within four (4) months of employment; Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. 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.
3/10/2015
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Animal Control$12.00 -$14.00/HR (DOQ) 40HRS/WK
The Animal Control Warden enforces Illinois statue for regulation of licensing, ownership and animal/rabies control; warns owners and issues citations for animal violations pursuant to the Illinois State Statute and Kane County Codes. Maintains daily logs, takes phone calls and greets public. Maintains good public relations; advises public regarding reclaim, relinquishing and adoption of animals. Humanely euthanizes animals according to policies and protocols. Conducts investigations of dog bite cases, responds to animal complaint calls, seizes and impounds stray animals as required. Investigates and takes appropriate action to protect inhumane treatment of animals. Engages in safety practices pertaining to kennel care, impounding and transporting methods. Diffuses difficult customer interactions with tactfulness; answers complaints and takes appropriate action. Cares for sick and healthy animals. Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent; 6 months of related experience and or training in the care of healthy and diseased animals; valid Illinois Driver’s license and vehicle insurance; Euthanasia certification preferred, or must be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Ability to lift up to 70 lbs; works in all types of terrain/buildings; works outdoors in all types of weather; ability to travel throughout the county; ability to communicate in a professional courteous manner and basic knowledge of computer software. Must be available to work evenings, weekends and be on-call. Application Deadline: Open till filled.
Kane County Employment Application, cover letter, resumes 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.
3/13/2015
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Division of Transportation$45,000 - $55,000/YR D.O.Q.40HRS/WK
Kane County Division of Transportation is seeking applications for the full time position of Construction Manager. This position reports directly to the Chief of Construction. This position is responsible for supervising, coordinating and managing various highway construction projects and contracts either as a County Project Resident Engineer or Project Manager for a consulting Resident Engineer. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate planning and execution of multiple capital improvement projects with various municipalities and the State of Illinois (IDOT) in order to keep the contracts within budget and on schedule. Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The candidate must be capable of understanding plans and specifications, working with data collection devices, and should be able to complete construction inspection and coordination procedures in a timely manner so as not to delay the contractor with proposed work items. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher and IDOT ICORS. Requirements: The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: Experience in project and construction management, preferably road or highway construction desired; A working familiarity with Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction issued by IDOT as well as MUTCD and MFT guidelines and procedures is preferred; Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license; Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from an ABET accredited University or College; Experience with CADD and/or MicroStation is preferred. Application Deadline: June 15, 2015
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
3/18/20156/15/2015
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Environmental and Water Resources$50,000 - $60,000 /YR   DOQ        35 HRS/WK
Staff Engineer capable of performing day to day activities and long term projects independently within the Environmental and Water Resources Division including but not limited to: Site grading and stormwater permit review, local drainage program, drainage complaints, field investigations, flood documentation, stormwater ordinance compliance and violations, water conservation and water supply planning, resource conservation and sustainability activities, and recycling events and publications. 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 of 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. Other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the Division Director in line with given experience and knowledge. 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 Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point, and other programs and software. 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. Professional 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., 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.
3/19/2015
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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 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 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.
3/20/2015
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Office of Community Reinvestment$53,000 - $58,000/YR DOQ37.5HRS/WK
Provides senior-level technical expertise to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and the Kane County Board in the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) as well the development of program standards and systems that support the work and directives of the WIB and its Committees alongside Kane County and its Jobs Committee. Primary responsibilities include: WIOA transition planning and implementation, strategic plan development, and operational and system building including evaluation of programmatic needs along with policy and procedure development. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; comprehensive knowledge of WIA/WIOA law, rules and regulations; three (3) years of progressively responsible and relevant career experience which has required program management, coordination of resources and public exposure; prefer applicants with experience in short and long term planning and grant management; ability to analyze information, data and use performance management tools; and possession of analytical and problem solving skills. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position is grant funded and office location is in North Aurora. 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. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
3/23/2015
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Information Technology Department$12.00/HR40HRS/WK
Kane County Information Technologies Department is seeking applications for a Receptionist. The position will primarily provide general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. Will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution flow of correspondence. Essential Functions: Answers telephones and directs the caller to the appropriate associate. Greets and directs visitors. Provides callers with information such as company address, directions to the company location, company fax numbers, company website and other related information. Receives sorts and forwards incoming mail. Maintains and routes publications. Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.). As well as tasks given by Director of Department. Requirements: The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: High School Diploma. One year of administrative experience. Communication Proficiency, Collaboration Skills, Customer/Client Focus, Technical Capacity routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing, and fax machines. Application deadline: Open till filled
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resources Management 719 Batavia Avenue, Room 312 Geneva, Illinois 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Download application: 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
3/24/2015