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.
Community Health Specialist II: Public Health Nurse (Grant Funded Position for the Nurse Family Partnership Program)
$21.0000-$24.0000/HR (DOQ) 35 HR/WK
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 required. 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.
Community Health Specialist III: Community Health Initiatives Coordinator (Grant Funded Position)
$24.51/HR+ DOQ 35HR/WK
Aurora Location: The Community Health Initiatives Coordinator promotes individual and population health through health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Kane County. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and public health initiatives, establishing, leading and maintaining community partnerships, and managing work plans and timelines. Work will involve multiple initiatives and projects at any given time and will change as the initiatives and projects evolve. The current major focus of this position is early childhood and maternal-child health.
Requirements: Master's degree in public health, public health nursing, public administration, urban planning, social work or other closely related degree. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years' experience in population/system level public health and with a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree within four (4) years. Three (3) years of public health experience. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700.a certifications.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 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.
December 13, 2017
Applicant must have good communication and customer service skills and have the ability to work with the public and others. Strong computer skills a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), use of email and the ability to navigate around and use many other software applications. Should be able to type at least 35 wpm with strong numeric key ability. Must have extensive data-entry skills, strong math skills and filing experience. Be able to handle large workload with attention to detail. Have the ability to work independently to accomplish varied tasks. Have the ability to solve problems. Be able to work under pressure. Be able to lift up to thirty (30) or forty (40) pounds and have a reliable vehicle and a valid Illinois driver's license.
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Application deadline: Open until filled.
Judicial Center Supervisor – Building Management Operations 40HR/WK $35,000-$55,000/YR Full Time Exempt
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management Operations to carry out supervisory duties and project management support related to facility operations and budgets for the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Works collaboratively with Building Management, Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center staff. In addition, this person is responsible for creating and maintaining a clean, safe, healthy, and professional environment for county personnel and visitors to the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES: Ensures that Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities are cleaned and maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for providing direct leadership, and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, grounds, and custodial staff with strong emphasis on electrical, mechanical, pluming, general maintenance and custodial functions. .Responsible for the day-to-day direct supervision and leadership of the maintenance, grounds, and custodial staff within the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Assists in the development of developmental policies and/or procedures for maintenance, grounds and custodial functions. Responsible for the implementation of operational policies for maintenance and custodial. Assist in implementation of maintenance and custodial staff performance benchmarks and best practices that includes, but not limited to, the evaluation of employee performance Responsible for the direct supervision of the removal of snow and the application of salt for Kane County and Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facility sidewalks during winter months. Assist in the management of the maintenance and custodial supply room and ordering of parts, supplies and equipment as needed. Manage the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities pest control program. Assist in the preparation of department budgets and long-range facility planning. Assist in preparation of assorted facility management and construction project reports as required for meetings pertaining to personnel, budget planning, contract negotiations, leadership team and county board meetings or board member inquiries. Responsible for the training of new employees and current employees as they are promoted. Provides regular training opportunities for maintenance and custodial staff. Supervises the management of work order process (Facility Dude). Manage maintenance and custodial repair calls as received and as previously approved work orders. Responsible for the management of inventory, records, and inspections of Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities documentation on a monthly basis to assure proper maintenance and cleaning techniques are being utilized. Responsible for all building related systems and equipment. i.e. lighting, boilers, fire alarms, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, computerized automation systems. Develops a planned prevention maintenance schedule for the Kane County Judicial and Juvenile Justice Center facilities. Monitor and supervise the performance of the preventive maintenance program as it applies to maintenance and custodial personnel. Respond to emergency night calls as needed. Expedite emergency response as requested during the day or night and staff as necessary. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and holidays. Perform all other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Proven leadership skills and knowledge of facility management operations and management of staff 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. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy. Proven leadership skills in supervision and management of operations and construction projects. Knowledge of HVAC maintenance, snow plowing, salting laws and custodial regulations governing its processes and chemicals. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector bidding, budget functions and facility operations. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Facility management operations and extensive knowledge of construction, maintenance and grounds maintenance. Working with public and government entities, Administration and Supervisory background. High School Diploma required, Associates Degree in Facility Management preferred.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
The Kane County Division of Transportation seeks applications for the full time position of Construction Resident Engineer/Project Manager. This position reports directly to the County 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 may 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 should be a team player, self-starter and must understand civil engineering plans and specifications, working with survey instruments and data collection devices and should be able to complete construction inspection and coordination procedures in a safe and 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.
The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience of the desired candidate.
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
The candidate should meet
the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
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 four 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.
February 13, 2018
Community Health Specialist II: Public Health Nurse
Aurora 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. This position is currently needed for duties related to the High-Risk Infant Follow-up (HRIF) program which is a home nurse visitation program; however, will be expected to fulfill other nursing services depending on operational needs.
Posted – February 13, 2018
Community Health Specialist III: Data & Quality Coordinator (Full-Time)
$24.51-$30.14/HR (DOQ) 35HR/WK
Aurora Location: The Data and Quality Coordinator promotes individual and population health by leading public health informatics and quality improvement initiatives across all units in the Department. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating these initiatives, establishing, leading and maintaining intra- and inter- departmental teams, and managing work plans and timelines. Work will involve multiple initiatives and projects at any given time and will change as the initiatives and projects evolve.
Requirements: Master's degree in public health or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree in public health or a related field and three (3) years' experience in data management and quality improvement, with a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree within four (4) years, providing periodic proof of progress. Three (3) years of public health experience. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 700 certifications. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 certifications 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.
February 20, 2018
Help Desk Analyst I – Computer Services Division Full Time – Temp to possible Hire
$13 - $14 per hour 40 hour on-site work week
The Help Desk Analyst I's role is to ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting and actively resolving end user help requests and escalating incidents when considered appropriate and necessary. Problem resolution may involve the use of diagnostic and help request tracking tools, as well as require that the individual give in-person, hands-on help at the desktop level.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Unbox and organize deliveries of computer equipment and peripherals. Pick up and deliver computer equipment to various offices throughout the County. Provide hardware support including installation, configuration, replacements, upgrades and repair support for countywide hardware (i.e. desktop computers, laptops, peripherals, cell phones and printer systems). Provide software support including installation, configuration, upgrades and diagnostic support for industry standard applications and all other county software. Diagnose, trouble shoot and resolve problems with individual or multiple computer systems, including contacting vendors when necessary to resolve issues. Document all pertinent end user information, including name, department, contact information, nature of problem or issue, equipment or software involved, and detailed resolution in the help desk system. Maintain a first class level of customer service ensuring that all end users are treated respectfully, efficiently and in an appropriate manner while keeping them informed of the progress of the ticket. Train and orient staff on the basic use of hardware and software. Ability to properly route tickets and support issues to the correct resolution path including escalation to Desktop Support Analyst I or higher as needed. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Formal education and certification – High School Diploma
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: Basic experience organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments. Basic knowledge of industry standard software and hardware. Demonstrated ability to work in a group, work independently and work in an interdepartmental setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues required. Ability to absorb and retain information quickly. Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. Highly self-motivated and directed. Keen attention to detail, Analytical and problem solving abilities. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Exceptional customer service orientation. Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Sitting for extended periods of time. Standing for extended periods of time. Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals. Ability to lift and move 50 pounds without assistance. Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle. Ability to pass a criminal background check. Ability to pass a drug test. Ability to work in all Kane County building environments. Ability to obtain a LEADS Certification.
This is a regular part-time hourly position. The typical schedule is five days per week (Monday through Friday), approximately five hours per day (9:00 AM through 2:00 PM). The schedule will be subject to change. This position performs certain administrative duties and other assignments under the supervision of the County Auditor, Deputy Auditor and Staff Auditor. The nature of this position may require 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. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES (Include, but are not limited to): 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. Perform other tasks at the direction of the County Auditor, Deputy Auditor and/or Staff Auditor to ensure that the Office runs efficiently. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with various special projects at the request of the County Auditor, Deputy Auditor and/or Staff Auditor. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate must be a high school graduate. Preference will be given to a candidate with higher education and/or accounting experience relative to the responsibilities of the job as described above. The successful candidate must possess excellent analytical skills, and the ability to effectively communicate through written reports. Preference will be given to a candidate able to demonstrate core competency with Microsoft Office products. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, detail oriented team player with outstanding communications skills. Application deadline: Open until filled