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:
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of Project Manager/Traffic Safety Engineer. The position will work to analyze existing highway safety, capacity, and operational issues, and provide recommendations for future improvements. The employee will also be responsible for administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants. This position is responsible for implementing Phase I/II engineering projects and taking the necessary steps to ensure that the projects are completed on schedule and within budget. The employee must be able to successfully coordinate the planning, design and execution of capital improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The employee must provide engineering and management assistance for design, construction, permitting and land acquisition divisions, supervise, coordinate, review and evaluate all phases of engineering and provide technical direction to consultants and other staff on design requirements. Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and/or MicroStation. Familiarity with HCS and Synchro is preferred.
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management and under the line supervision of the Director of Building Management Operations to carry out maintenance duties and project support, related to the facility maintenance of Kane County Government facilities. Works collaboratively with Building Management and other Kane County 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 Government facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITIES:
Ensures that Kane County Government facilities are maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for providing day-to-day maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other duties as assigned, with strong emphasis on electrical, HVAC mechanical, plumbing, general maintenance, snow removal services and custodial functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Proven knowledge in facility management operations to assist in the day-to-day functions of the Building Management Operations Department. Proven mechanical skills in facility maintenance operations and construction projects. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) must possess good typing skills and oral and written communication skills. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy.
Requires: Two or more years experience:
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, evenings and occasional holiday 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 Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Traffic/Permit Engineer. This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, develops and reviews traffic studies, assists with asset management for street lighting and equipment, and performs other highway and traffic duties as assigned. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate safety enhancements and improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration to provide for the safe and efficient travel of the motoring public. The position provides recommendations to solve existing deficiencies of intersections and other related highway safety and efficiency concerns and is responsible to provide recommendations to the Chief of Traffic Operations & Permitting, Deputy Director and County Engineer.
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 knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. The preferred candidate must have knowledge of and experience working with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software.
Kennel Assistant $10.00/HR 40HR/WK
Fulfillment for this position will be within 30 to 90+ days from posting. Position pending Board approval.
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.
Aurora Location: The Assistant Director for Communicable Disease promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing leadership to and overseeing daily operations, providing- technical assistance and fiscal management, and facilitating collaboration for cross-cutting activities and initiatives for with a diverse team of public health professionals staffing the Division of Disease Prevention. Services provided routinely during normal business hours and occur on weekends and evenings as needed. Responsibilities include supervision and oversight to ensure that operational plans, policies, procedures are consistent with the overall Health Department goals and objectives.
Requirements: Master's degree in epidemiology, public health, public health nursing, or related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public health leadership and management and who make a commitment to achieving a Master's Degree within four (4) years of hire.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 certification. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 700 certification. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 certification within three (3) months of employment. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Proficiency in use of advanced computer skills: email, word processing, public health surveillance systems, development and use of databases and spreadsheets, presentation and publisher software, and internet searches. Proficiency in use of current Department and intervention-specific required databases including but not limited to Access, INEDSS, BIOSENSE, SAS/SPSS, Epi Info, ICARE and GIS within three (3) months. Ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. Preferred candidate will have verifiable experience in communicable disease case investigation, surveillance strategies, data analysis, linking methodology and health sciences.
Application deadline: Open until filled
Position Data Specialist
Level Data Specialist (Non-Supervisory, Non-Exempt)
Primary Function The primary function of the Data Specialist is to process data received by the County Assessment Office, including, but not limited to deeds, real estate transfer declarations, address changes, homestead exemption applications, and township assessment rolls.
Secondary Function The secondary function of the Data Specialist is to provide prompt courteous customer service to taxpayers who telephone or visit the County Assessment Office, and to provide administrative support functions in all areas of the county assessment office.
Supervisory Relationships This position reports to the Assistant Chief Deputy and the Chief Deputy Supervisor of Assessments. This position does not supervise any positions.
Distinctions This position differs from other related jobs such as Computer Aided Design Data Specialist by level of complexity, and the diversity and scope of tasks performed.
Examples This position will:
Formal Education & Certification
Knowledge & Experience
ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEY
Non-Exempt, Union, 40 hrs/wk, $42,351/yr
DEPARTMENT: Kane County Juvenile Justice Center
TITLE: Youth Counselor
RESPONSIBLE TO: Supervisors
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Supervising at risk youth held in Detention for the safety and security of both the youth and community.
The workweek is based on a calendar week, starting on Sunday and ending on Saturday. The Kane County Juvenile Justice Center is a 24-7 facility and has varied shifts including a midnight shift. Shifts could include working days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree
GENERAL EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in following skills:
* Oral Communication Skills
* Problem Analysis
* Oral Fact Finding
* Bilingual, English/Spanish Language Skills Preferred
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check before an offer of employment is made. A Hiring List of potential candidates will be compiled and kept for 5 months.
STARTING DATE: To Be Determined
SALARY RANGE: $42,351.00
Under general supervision, is responsible for the maintenance of County Adult Corrections/Sheriff Buildings and Grounds, as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures that Kane County Corrections/Sheriffs facilities are maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws. Responsible for providing day-to-day maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other duties as assigned, with strong emphasis on electrical HVAC mechanical, plumbing, general maintenance, snow removal services and custodial functions.
Proven knowledge in facility management operations to assist in the day-to-day functions of the Building Management Operations Department. Proven mechanical skills in facility maintenance ooperations and construction projects. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems), must possess good typing skills and oral and written communication skills. In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy.
Required: High School Diploma
Aurora Location: The Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist promotes and supports population health by providing expertise and technical assistance to a diverse team of public health professionals. This position oversees the analysis, research, development, implementation, and evaluation of all grant deliverables for substance abuse programming for the Kane County Health Department (KCHD). This position is responsible for meeting various grant deliverables and milestones related to substance abuse prevention activities. Services are provided routinely during normal business hours and may occur on weekends and evenings as needed.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in community health, psychology, social work, nursing or related field. Two (2) years of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field is preferred. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 certification within one (1) month. National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 700 certification within one (1) month. Valid Illinois driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations. Proficiency in use of advanced computer skills: email, word processing, databases, presentations, spreadsheets, and internet searches. Ability to work longer shifts, nights, and weekends to meet operational needs as determined by management. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
This is a civilian, non-sworn, position. This position also features an additional $150 per month in specialty pay.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Respond to emergencies and take appropriate actions. Participate in emergency drills and training events. Participate in facility tours: public, operational or professional. Keep current with all policies.
KANE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Senior Human Resource Generalist $42,000 – $44,500/YR 35 HRS/WK EXEMPT
Kane County is accepting applications for a Senior Human Resource Generalist. Under direction of the Executive Director, they will be hands on with daily tactical functions, best practices and processes within Human Resources. The Senior Human Resource Generalist will work collaboratively with the Assistant Director, assuring compliance with regulatory requirements, administration of employees' benefits, equal employment opportunity, unemployment insurance, labor relations, employee records and maintenance, processing of Liability claims, workers' compensation, OSHA Recordkeeping, monthly departmental accounts payables and assist payroll as needed.
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
A Seasoned professional with 5+ years in Human Resources with a spirited positive attitude and conflict resolution mindset. Excellent typing, written and communication skills in a fast moving environment. Full knowledge of State and Federal employment laws and regulations. Administering benefits, OSHA, Worker's Comp, unemployment, Payroll, FMLA, FLSA and EEO-AAP. Proficient with MS Office, Excel, Access. Familiarity with Tyler New World Payroll and Minute Traq Software a plus. Knowledge of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. Experience with Union Representation and Collective Bargaining Agreement environments.
Benefits include health, pension, vacation and holidays.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
Education and/or Experience:
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, or Business Administration or a related field; and 5+ years of professional Human Resources work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Applicants must pass criminal background check.
Executive secretary to the County Board Chairman, serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Chairman. Supervises office staff.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Sitting, talking, keyboarding, hearing and vision are required about 80% of the time. Standing, walking and reaching are required about 20% of the time.
WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort or exposure to hazards due to temperature, dust, noise and the like. Low levels of handling, lifting, pushing/pulling and activities such as stooping or climbing are required in unusual or non-routine situations.
EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Computer, fax machine, copier, telephone, calculator.
Reports to: County Board Chairman
Directs Works of: County Board Administrative Support Staff (Recording Secretary & Receptionist/Recording Secretary)
BLOOD BORNE PATHOGEN RISK CODE: None
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.
The Paralegal Position is a full-time position. The Paralegal's primary tasks are to assist the trial court with pro se litigants in small claims court and post-divorce night court, prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, provide litigation and technical support to the Judiciary, and to coordinate and train paralegal interns.
Resumes, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until February 13, 2019. Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
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 Office will be required to work one of three different shifts: 7:30am to 3:30pm, 8:30am to 4:30pm, or 2:00pm to 10:00pm. 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, stop, 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.
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 used by the office and courts. Should be able to type at least 35 wpm with strong numeric key ability. Must have extensive data-entry skills, strong math skills, money handling and filing experience. Be able to multi-task and handle large workload(s) with attention to detail. Have the ability to work independently to accomplish varied tasks. Have skill in problem solving. Be able to work under pressure. Be able to lift up to forty (40) pounds and have a valid Illinois driver's license, reliable vehicle with the proper insurance and vehicle registration.
For more information, contact: email@example.com
The Judicial Assistant works as an employee of the Office of Chief Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit at the Kane County Judicial Center. Primary tasks include providing supportive services for judges in the Family, Juvenile, and Criminal Divisions as assigned, responsibility for the wedding schedule, and facilitating the Emergency Order of Protection process.