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Division of Transportation$28.85 - $37/HR DOQ40 HRS/WK Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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:

  • A minimum of 10 years progressive engineering and/or construction experience in the construction field, preferably road, highway and/or bridge/structure construction.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in project construction management;
  • 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.
  • Experience with the ICORS documentation system and IDOT documentation certification is preferred.
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver's license.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering from an ABET-accredited University or College or a combination of Science based education and work experience.
  • Experience with survey equipment and construction layout.
  • Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience of the desired candidate.
Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
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2/1/2019Division of Transportation
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Building Management$35,000 - $45,000Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

POSITION SUMMARY:

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. 

  • Responsible for repairs to building related systems and equipment, i.e. lighting, boilers, fire alarms, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, computerized automations systems. 
     
  • Perform maintenance repairs for HVAC equipment, piping, plumbing, pumps, motors, boilers, light carpentry, painting, drywall and plaster repairs, etc.
     
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly preventive maintenance schedules. 
     
  • Operate computer-based programs which control and monitor mechanical equipment systems and work order system (Facility Dude). 
     
  • Perform snow removal and salting service for Kane County facilities during winter months.
     
  • Perform janitorial duties including, but not limited to, mopping floors, cleaning toilets/sinks/walls and tile, and refilling dispensers.
  1. Respond to emergency night calls as needed.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holiday's. 
  1. Perform all other duties as assigned.

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. 

  • Knowledge of construction and remodeling trades, practices, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control and safety. 
  • Knowledge of HVAC maintenance, snow plowing, salting laws and custodial regulations governing its processes and chemicals.
  • Have knowledge and experience to operate power tools, hand tools, vacuum cleaners, floor machines, lawn mowers, snow blowers, snowplows, and other equipment as directed
  • Have knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions (OSHA).
  • Performs carpentry work involved in the construction, remodeling, repair locks, door closers and general maintenance of buildings and facilities.
  • Assist with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repair plaster, drywall, paint buildings and offices.
  • 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 systems and work order system.
  • Replace and repair electrical and plumbing as needed.
  • Work as needed with the janitorial staff by cleaning buildings
  • Be able to solve problems with limited directions.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others and have strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector and facility operations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, etc.

EXPERIENCE:

Requires: Two or more years experience:

  • Facility management operations with extensive knowledge of construction, maintenance and grounds maintenance.
  • Working with public and government entities.

EDUCATION:

Required:  High School Diploma

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
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
3/25/2019Building Management
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Building Management$27,749/YR (plus $150 deferential)40 HRS/WK

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

  • Provide day-to-day general repairs and cleaning to the Corrections/Sheriffs Buildings and grounds, as assigned.
  • Perfom repair work including, but not limited to, HVAC equipment, piping, plumbing, pumps, motors, boilers, light carpentry, painting, drywall and plaster repairs.
  • Unclog toilets.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance procedures and other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Must follow safety procedures while doing assignments.
  • Is on call after hours and on weekends for emergencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 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.

  • Possess a valid driver's license and be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Be a good team player.
  • Have ability to operate power tools, hand tools, vacuum cleaners, floor machines, lawn mowers, snow blowers, snowplows, mops, scrub brush, and other equipment as directed.
  • Have knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions to be followed.
  • Have ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment systems and work order system.
  • Replace and repair electrical and plumbing as needed.
  • Work as needed with the janitorial staff by cleaning buildings.
  • Be able to solve problems with limited directions.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others and have strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector and facility operations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, etc.

EDUCATION:

Required: High School Diploma

Kane County Employment application, EEO form, cover letter and resume to:
Kane County Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Ave., Bldg. A Room 312
Geneva, IL 60134
OR
Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us
Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org
EEO Employer/Program
 
3/25/2019Building Management
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Judiciary$32,12035 HRS/WK

Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Type correspondence and court documents for the Family, Juvenile, and Criminal Division judges as assigned
  • Answer phone calls from law firms, the general public and other county departments
  • Take messages to the courtrooms regarding scheduled cases
  • Interact on a daily basis with judges, court personnel and the public
  • Collect and distribute mail, faxes and courtesy copies to the judges
  • Assist individuals who are seeking Emergency Orders of Protection
  • Prepare a monthly calendar for secondary judicial support
  • Order and maintain inventory of stationery and office supplies
  • Arrange for Court Reporters at Mercy Center
  • Schedule weddings and prepare necessary documents for weddings conducted at the Judicial Center
  • Take on additional projects as requested by the Chief Judge or Presiding Judges

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Polite and professional manner 
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers
  • Computer proficiency and data entry experience
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Adaptability and ability to multi-task
  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • No less than five years' experience working directly with the public
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish is preferred
DEADLINE
Kane County applications, EEO forms and resumes will be accepted until March 4, 2019.
CONTACT
Andrea R. O’Brien, Deputy Court Administrator
Kane County Courthouse
100 S. Third Street
Geneva, IL  60134
Telephone: (630) 208-5145
Fax: (630) 232-0375
Email:  O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
2/13/20193/4/2019Judiciary
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Judiciary$56,500 for Licensed Attorney ($43,500 if Unlicensed)35 HRS/WK

The Junior Staff Attorney position is established as an entry level position of no less than 12 months and no more than 24 months.  The Junior Staff Attorney's primary tasks are to research legal issues and write memorandums and opinions for the 16th Circuit Court Judges. The Junior Staff Attorney will also assist the court with pro se litigants in Civil Division cases and facilitate Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, when needed.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Perform research for Trial Judges on numerous legal issues.
  • Draft Memoranda and Opinions for Trial Judges.
  • Assist Civil Division Judges in their courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Facilitate the preparation of Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • REQUIREMENTS
  • Licensed Attorney or certified pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 711.
  • Strong Research and Writing Skills.
  • Strong Law School academic record.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to act independently using sound judgment and initiative.
  • Detail oriented, with an emphasis on quality of work.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.
DEADLINE:
Resumes, law school transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until March 13, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date will not be considered for this vacancy, but may be placed on file for future consideration.
CONTACT:
Andrea R. O’Brien
Deputy Court Administrator
Kane County Courthouse
Telephone: (630) 208-5145
Fax: (630) 232-0375
Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourt.gov
2/20/20193/13/2019Judiciary
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Judiciary$34,00035 HRS/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

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. 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Coordinate and Train paralegal interns.
  • Assist the Small Claims and Arbitration Division Judges in their Courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Prepare Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • Draft orders in pro se post-divorce family night court.
  • Draft Plenary Orders of Protection. 
  • Provide litigation support to Trial Judges (i.e. indexing, file searches)
  • Provide technical support to the Judiciary offices 
  • REQUIREMENTS
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours. 

    DEADLINE

    Resumes, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until March 20, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
CONTACT
Andrea R. O’Brien
Deputy Court Administrator
Kane County Courthouse
Telephone: (630) 208-5145
Fax: (630) 232-0375
Email:  O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
3/4/20193/20/2019Judiciary
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Judiciary$34,000/YR35 HRS/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

The Probate Administrator/Paralegal Position is a full-time (35 Hours/Week), non-exempt position. The Probate Administrator/Paralegal's primary tasks are to assist pro se litigants and attorneys in processing probate cases, assist the Probate Judge in preparing orders and documents for pro se litigants during the court call, helping out with Small Claims court and preparing Orders of Protection. 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Review proposed filings from participants for compliance with the requirements of the Illinois Probate Act, court procedures and rules.
  • Assist participants in the probate estate or guardianship process by providing copies of applicable laws and court rules, checklists, how-to pamphlets, written directions and oral guidance.
  • Provide responses to in-person, telephone, and email inquiries from the public, agency representatives, attorneys, court personnel, bar association staff, self-represented litigants, and witnesses or family members who are involved with estate or guardianship cases.
  • Provide responses to general inquiries, explanations of court policies and procedures, and provide case related information as appropriate.
  • Draft orders for the Probate Judge.
  • Assist the Judge in Small Claims court.
  • Prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants 

    REQUIREMENTS
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree preferred.
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish preferred.
  • Pre-employment background check. 

    DEADLINE
    Resumes and County applications will be accepted until March 25, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
CONTACT
Andrea R. O’Brien
Deputy Court Administrator
Kane County Courthouse
Telephone: (630) 208-5145
Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
3/5/20193/25/2019Judiciary
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Information Technology Department$10 - $12/HR (DOQ)40 HRS/WK

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with Administrative and Assigned Duties:

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions
  • Maintains safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Receives and distributes departmental mail and deliveries
  • Perform miscellaneous other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent telephone matter
  • Knowledge of Computer Operating Systems/Software – Windows, Excel, Word
How to apply: Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
3/21/20193/25/2019Information Technology Department
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Judiciary$12,364/YR17 - 21 HRS/WK

The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking part-time Bailiffs. Bailiffs are responsible to the judge presiding for the smooth day-to-day operation of the assigned courtroom, including the orderly movement of citizens before the court bench, maintaining order in the courtroom, and coordination of all matters as assigned by the judge. In jury courts, the Bailiff is additionally responsible for the needs and care of the jurors while maintaining complete decorum and discretion.  Every Bailiff will be required to assist with the check-in procedure of citizens fulfilling their service as jurors.  All Bailiffs are subject to reassignment to different courts as needed.

Part-Time Bailiffs will work mornings only (approximately 17-21 hours per week).  Candidates must possess experience and skills in dealing with the public directly, problem solving, and enthusiasm for public service.

How to apply: Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
3/25/20194/5/2019Judiciary
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Judiciary$24,728/YR35 HRS/WK

The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking full-time Bailiffs. Bailiffs are responsible to the judge presiding for the smooth day-to-day operation of the assigned courtroom, including the orderly movement of citizens before the court bench, maintaining order in the courtroom, and coordination of all matters as assigned by the judge. In jury courts, the Bailiff is additionally responsible for the needs and care of the jurors while maintaining complete decorum and discretion.  Every Bailiff will be required to assist with the check-in procedure of citizens fulfilling their service as jurors.  All Bailiffs are subject to reassignment to different courts as needed.

Full-Time Bailiffs will work 35 hours per week.  Candidates must possess experience and skills in dealing with the public directly, problem solving, and enthusiasm for public service. 

How to apply: Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
3/25/20194/5/2019Judiciary
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Division of Transportation$25.61 per hour40HRS/WK

​Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Highway Maintainer.  Under supervision, this position performs manual work of routine difficulty; performs basic highway maintenance functions and related work as required. Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt and timber; sweeps streets; shovels snow, gravel and dirt; mows ditches with hand trimmer or tractor mower; performs a variety of other heavy manual work in connection with the maintenance and construction of roads, ditches, various right-of-way issues. Cleans and greases equipment; performs snow plowing operations; flagmen and setup of work zone safety equipment when needed. Buildings and grounds maintenance a plus.

Requirements:  This position requires a valid Illinois CDL A or B (with air brake) type driver's license or the ability to obtain one within a 3 month period, depending upon qualifications. Knowledge of the handling and care of tools involved in manual labor; truck driving and off road equipment operating experience a plus. Regularly required to stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time, climb, lift and carry up to 80 lbs. Work environment includes all weather conditions and working near moving mechanical parts. This position may also require working long hours and being available at all times during the winter months.

Application deadline:  April 26, 2019
 
Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program
4/5/20194/26/2019Division of Transportation
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Health Department$21 - $24/HR DOQ35 HRS/WK

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 program; however, will be expected to fulfill other nursing services depending on operational needs.

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.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.

How to Apply:
Go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application, and EEO form; and, upload your cover letter, resume and references.
Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
4/12/2019Health Department
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Information Technology Department$50,000 - $60,00040 HRS/WK

Information Technologies

Web Developer I                                   Exempt                    40 HRS/WK                                $50,000 - $60,000/YR

DESCRIPTION:

The Web Developer's I role is to build the operations end of the organization's Web/SharePoint sites and keep them running smoothly. This includes designing, building, and implementing new Web pages and sites; integrating sites with back end applications; migrating legacy applications to the Web; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization's Web portfolio. Use of a variety of Web development languages is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Planning

  • Develop and communicate Web site usage and security policies and standards to all users.
  • Utilize policies and procedures for publishing Web pages and applications in conjunction with content creators

Operational Management

  • Build out Web development projects, including intranets, extranets and SharePoint.
  • Develop-, code, install, test, debug and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Creating reports, data extraction and integrations.
  • Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Work on projects that are moderately or highly complex and may involve interfaces across diverse hardware platforms with multiple programming languages, development tools or data access tools.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purpose of correcting defects, performance tuning and general debugging.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Monitor and report on Web site traffic and performance.
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or two years equivalent work experience.
  • Certifications – MTA or MCSA.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • In-depth knowledge of Web technologies, protocols, and tools including Visual Studio, bootstrap, SSRS, SharePoint.
  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages, including C#, JQuery, SQL and NET Core.
  • Thorough understanding of application development methodologies.
  • Experience with computer graphic and multimedia design.
  • Comprehensive experience with structuring, developing, and implementing interactive corporate Web sites.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and organization skills.
  • Knowledge of database development, including SQL Server 2016, SSRS, SSIS.
  • Experience in gathering and analyzing business requirements.
  • Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Very strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • On-call availability.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

Application deadline is May 15, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.

How to apply: Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
5/1/20195/15/2019Information Technology Department
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Division of Transportation$35,000 - $50,000/YR DOQ40 HRS/WK

Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Permit Technician.  This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, consistent with the County regulations and policies relative to work in the right-of-way and access, tracks and maintains permit applications, and is a technical writer for permits and Letters of Authority. Other duties may include GIS mapping of permit locations, coordination of reviews with KDOT staff, engineering consultants, municipalities, IDOT, contractors, and other agencies (as appropriate), issuance of oversize/overweight moving permits, and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time by the Permit Administrator, Chief of Traffic Operation & Permitting, County Engineer, or Deputy Director.

The preferred candidate must have the ability to deal with the public in a professional manner – and answer and communicate effectively about permitted projects. The position requires general knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Knowledge of ArcMap is preferred but not required.

The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:

  • Experience in highway design, safety and traffic management is desired, but not required
  • Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes desired, but not required
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver's license 
Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
5/2/20195/3/2019Division of Transportation
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Court Services$40,598 - $43, 565/YR37.5 HRS/WK

​Possible unit assignments include: Adult, Juvenile, Specialized Probation Services, Drug Rehabilitation, Sex Offender, Community Restitution Services, Pretrial, Domestic Violence, Administrative/Warrant, Special Programs Hybrid, Hybrid, Conditional Discharge, Pre-Sentence Investigation

REPORT TO: Court Services Supervisor

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Working with individuals under the jurisdiction of the Court by promoting positive behavioral change utilizing methods proven to increase public safety. In doing so, the probation officer works with individuals to maximize their potential and mitigate risk to the community in an effort to reduce recidivism.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in the human services fields of study, be on the Administrative Office of Illinois Court hiring list at the time of hire, and have a valid driver's license.

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT

QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to the minimum educational requirements, successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following:

* Oral/Written Communication Skills

* Interpersonal Sensitivity

* Planning/Organizing

* Problem Analysis and Solutions

* Oral Fact Finding Skills

* Computer Competency

* Bilingual, English/Spanish Language Skills Preferred

Consideration will also be given to work histories and basic knowledge of Court Services.

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 a period of six months.

STARTING DATE:                                To Be Determined

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $40,598- $43,565 (equivalent $20.82-$22.34) dependent on position hired

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 31st, 2019 at 5:00pm
How to apply: Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
THOSE EMPLOYEES COVERED BY THE BARGAINING UNIT ARE REPRESENTED BY THE "GENERAL CHAUFFEURS SALES DRIVERS AND HELPERS, LOCAL UNION #330."  INITIATION FEE OF $100 AFTER  30 DAYS  PROBATION, PLUS A REGULAR MONTHLY FEE WHICH EQUALS TWO  AND  A HALF (2 1/2) TIMES THE HOURLY  RATE  PLUS $3.00.
5/8/20195/31/2019Court Services
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Sheriff$14.78/HR40HRS/WK

​Under the supervision of Court Security Supervisors, the Court Security Officer is a sworn position appointed by the Sheriff of Kane County and is primarily charged with attending to the courts on behalf of the Sheriff and for providing a safe and orderly environment to the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit System's judges and facilities in Kane County. The Court Security Officer may be assigned at any one of the following Courts: Judicial Center in St. Charles, Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles, Kane County branch of the St. Charles, Geneva Courthouse in Geneva, The Elgin branch court in Elgin, Carpentersville branch court in Carpentersville, and Aurora branch court in Aurora. The Court Security 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 retired from full-time law enforcement. Must be a United States Citizen; Must have basic computer knowledge; Must successfully pass medical and psychological examinations in order to meet the needs of the Kane County Sheriff's Office, employees may be assigned other duties in addition to those previously described, and any duties are subject to change at any time.

Deadline for application, cover letter and resume:  June 1, 2019

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
 
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
 
EEO Employer/Program
5/10/20196/1/2019Sheriff
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Judiciary$34,000/YR35 HRS/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

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. 

MAJOR DUTIES

Coordinate and Train paralegal interns.

  • Assist the Small Claims and Arbitration Division Judges in their Courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Prepare Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • Draft orders in pro se post-divorce family night court.
  • Draft Plenary Orders of Protection. 
  • Provide litigation support to Trial Judges (i.e. indexing, file searches)
  • Provide technical support to the Judiciary offices

    REQUIREMENTS
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.

    DEADLINE
    Resumes, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until June 21, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
CONTACT:
Andrea R. O’Brien
Deputy Court Administrator
Kane County Courthouse
Telephone: (630) 208-5145
Fax: (630) 232-0375
Email:  O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
 
6/4/20196/21/2019Judiciary
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Division of Transportation$15/HR20 - 25 HRS/WK

Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a part time Administrative Officer I. This position is the first point of contact for visitors and handles incoming calls to the Division.  This position also is responsible for processing and distributing incoming and outgoing mail, ordering department supplies and providing assistance as required to administrative division staff. Other duties of this position includes typing, filing and electronic filing as required.

The preferred candidate must have the ability to deal with the public in a professional manner and have the ability to handle customer requests and complaints.  The position requires excellent oral skills and the ability to work well with others. The job requires the use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Familiarity with SharePoint is preferred, but not required. This position coordinates front office coverage with and reports to the Senior Administrative Officer.

The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:

  • Office, clerical and administration work experience preferred
  • High School graduate or equivalent

Application deadline: Open till July 9th

How to Apply:
Go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application, and EEO form; and, upload your cover letter, resume and references.
Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
6/25/20197/9/2019Division of Transportation
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Judiciary$34,000/YR35 HR/WK

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL POSITION

Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit

Kane County, Illinois

July, 2019

SALARY starting at $34,000

POSITION SUMMARY

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, prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, provide litigation and technical support to the Judiciary, and to coordinate and train paralegal interns. 

MAJOR DUTIES

Coordinate and Train paralegal interns.

  • Assist the Small Claims and Arbitration Division Judges in their Courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Prepare Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • Draft Plenary Orders of Protection. 
  • Provide litigation support to Trial Judges (i.e. indexing, file searches)
  • Provide technical support to the Judiciary offices

    REQUIREMENTS 
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.

    DEADLINE
    Kane County application, resume, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until July 26, 2019.  Any application materials submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Qualified applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program
7/5/20197/26/2019Judiciary
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Judiciary$33,500/YR35 HR/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

The Judicial Assistant works for the Civil Division at the Kane County Courthouse.  The Judicial Assistant's primary tasks are to answer phone calls from law firms and the general public, type documents and correspondence for the Civil Judges, schedule conference calls, collect and distribute mail, faxes and courtesy copies to the Judges, and assist litigants and attorneys with general courthouse questions.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Type correspondence and court opinions for the Civil Judges
  • Answer phone calls from law firms, the general public and other county departments
  • Take messages to the courtrooms regarding scheduled cases
  • Make copies for Attorneys and Pro Se Litigants
  • Take Satisfaction of Judgments and Paupers Petitions to the Judges for signature 
  • Contact Attorneys and Pro se Litigants when Judges need to reschedule cases
  • Interact on a daily basis with Judges, Court Personnel and the Public
  • Maintain some of the Judges' Court Calendar Books
  • Coordinate the Schedules of the Bankruptcy and Workers Compensation courtrooms
  • Schedule rooms for Civil Court Seminars and Civil Practice Meetings
  • Handle court coverage if a Judge is sick or has a conflict
  • Collect and distribute mail, faxes and courtesy copies to the Judges
  • Order files from the Circuit Clerk's Office for the Judges as needed
  • Schedule conference calls for the Judges
  • Prepare the Courthouse Calendar and distribute to Judges and Supervisors
  • Order and Maintain Inventory of office supplies for the Courthouse
  • Maintain proper functioning of copy machine, fax machine, computers and phones
  • Prepare necessary documents for weddings conducted in the Courthouse
  • Organize Courthouse parties
  • Maintain Petty Cash Fund
  • Take on additional projects as requested by the Chief Judge or Presiding Civil Judge


    REQUIREMENTS
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Polite and professional manner 
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers
  • Typing skills and familiarity with basic computer functions
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Adaptability and ability to multi-task

    DEADLINE

Kane County applications and resumes will be accepted until July 24, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration. 

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Qualified applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program
7/5/20197/24/2019Judiciary
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Office of Community Reinvestment$38,000 - $48,000 DOQ37.5 HR/WK

Workforce Development Division

Description:   Under the guidance of the Business Services Manager, the Business Services Representative develops and maintains effective, ongoing relationships with the local business community to promote employers' utilization of services, programs and initiatives available through the local Workforce Development System. Primary responsibilities include providing employer outreach and job development services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and serving as a liaison between employers and program participants by developing hiring opportunities, screening, matching and marketing candidates along with brokering On-the-Job Training (OJT) and Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) contracts. Requirements: Bachelor's degree preferred or four (4) years of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Familiarity with federal workforce development programs preferred. Applicants should be able to work independently within a team environment, complete duties in a timely and efficient manner, compile and report data, and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with sufficient computer skills. Attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively are essential. Bi-lingual skills (Spanish/English) are a plus. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to/from businesses located throughout Kane and Kendall Counties and between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora/Batavia and Yorkville. Position is grant funded. Application Deadline: Open till filled.

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter. Qualified applicants are required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program
 
8/5/2019Office of Community Reinvestment
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Office of Community Reinvestment$16.31/HR37.5 HR/WK

Workforce Development Division

Description:    Serves as career planning representative to adult clients receiving occupational, vocational, employment or training services pursuant to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In this capacity representative may perform a number of activities such as: making determinations regarding client eligibility; assessing clients interests and capabilities; developing employment plans; referring clients to other Illinois workNet Center partners and community services; evaluating clients needs for employment readiness training; assisting clients progress toward job placement; authorizing training awards; monitoring progress towards desired employment outcome; facilitation of workshops and group activities; and maintaining computerized tracking of clients activities. Requirements: associate degree required; bachelor's degree preferred. Experience desirable in area's related to counseling practices, job readiness evaluation techniques, goal setting and analysis with an ability to apply knowledge to individual circumstances, and direct individual or group instruction. Applicants should be able to work independently and in a team environment, complete duties in a timely and efficient manner, compile and report data and possess analytical and problem solving skills along with sufficient computer skills. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver's license and reliable transportation to travel between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora/Batavia and Yorkville. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded. Application deadline: Open until filled.  ​

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter. Qualified applicants are required to submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
8/5/2019Office of Community Reinvestment
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Court Services$57,11437.5 HR/WK and On-Call

RESPONSIBLE FOR:   Is responsible for the psychological safety of juveniles during their detention.  Conducts individual counseling and group therapy, reviews intakes, provides suicide and risk assessment, and the need for inpatient hospitalization, provides psychoeducation to juvenile detainees and staff/ judicial staff. Keeps timely and accurate records of treatment sessions and, when appropriate, provides verbal and written summaries of the progress in treatment. Supervises Masters-level students at the Juvenile Justice Center to enhance and expand services offered to detained youth. Provides timely crisis intervention services both during working hours and during weekend and evening on-call coverage.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A doctorate or Masters in Clinical Psychology, Counseling or Social Work and must be licensed (LCSW or LCPC) in Illinois and have relevant work experience. 

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:                                                  In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following skills:  

* Oral Communication Skills

* Problem Analysis

* Planning/Organizing

* Decisiveness

* Oral Fact Finding 

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:   Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check as well as a Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS) check through the Department of Children and Family Services before an offer of employment is made. 

STARTING DATE:     To Be Determined

 

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
EEO Employer/Program.
8/8/20198/23/2019Court Services
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Judiciary$34,000/YR (Non-exempt)35 HR/WK (Full time)

POSITION SUMMARY 

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, prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, provide litigation and technical support to the Judiciary, and to coordinate and train paralegal interns. 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Coordinate and Train paralegal interns.
  • Assist the Small Claims and Arbitration Division Judges in their Courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Prepare Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • Draft Plenary Orders of Protection. 
  • Provide litigation support to Trial Judges (i.e. indexing, file searches)
  • Provide technical support to the Judiciary offices
     
  • REQUIREMENTS
     
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.

    DEADLINE

    Kane County application, resume, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until September 6, 2019.  Any application materials submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.

Qualified applicants are required to submit to a criminal background check.

Go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application, and EEO form; and upload your cover letter, resume and references.
EEO Employer/Program.
8/20/20199/6/2019Judiciary
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Court Services$16.4717/HR37.5 HR/WK

QUALIFICATIONS:   Skills in typing (50 wpm), computer skills, transcriber, phone and public contact; high school education or equivalent.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Reception; typing, which includes general and court correspondence, case notes, and reports; file set-up; and other general office duties.

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the minimum education requirements, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following:

* Oral/Written Communication Skills

* Interpersonal Sensitivity

* Planning/Organizing

* Problem Analysis

* Judgment

* Oral Fact Finding

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager, the Support Staff/Clerical provides support clerical services, typing, filing, document distribution, to staff members of Court Services.  The Support Staff/Clerical is responsible for the achievement of departmental objectives, as well as ensuring a high quality and cost effective service delivery to Court Services.  The Support Staff/Clerical performs special projects as directed by the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager.       

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Types all reports, correspondence, that are sent to the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager.

  1. Assigns, sets up case files for office staff.
  2. Attends Court Services probation staff meetings, takes and types meeting minutes in a timely manner and if applicable, files properly.
  3. Greets the public and notifies staff of an appointment. Incoming calls are handled/transferred to appropriate office/officer/voice mail/takes messages when needed.
  4. Initiates new cases in our database and assigns cases to the appropriate staff/unit.
  5. Duplicate, collate, date stamp and distributes all reports and mail as assigned by the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager. 
  6. Receive/transcribe all dictation tapes accurately and in a timely manner.
  7. Monitors and orders necessary office supplies and/or forms as approved by the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager. 
  8. Monitors condition of all office equipment and requests machine repairs when assigned to do so by the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager.
  9. Organize and file all mail/court orders for IPS/HIP, PSI, CD, DV, Administrative, CRS, and field, makes appropriate database entries for all progress reports and also make case note entries in the files.
  10. Prepares all termed, closed, transferred out, warrant files per department standards for destruction. 
  11. When requested, check status of cases by performing warrant checks for Conditional Discharge, Administrative and Field staff.
  12. Insure court orders are retrieved from courtrooms on a timely/daily basis.
  13. Makes copies of transfer-out files, labels and routes copied files to appropriate facility. 
  14. Maintains an accurate record of all cases assigned to the various units within the department via the computer/logbook.
  15. Orders LEADS upon intake of cases where requested, if certified LEADS operator. 
  16. Organizes/sorts and routes juvenile orders from court. 
  17. Completes criminal history checks on defendants as requested.
  18. Input an entry in database of the results from urinalysis testing.
  19. Adheres to all Court Services policies and procedures and applicable statutes.
  20. Maintains positive working relationships with persons, agencies, and other units of the criminal justice system who come into contact with Court Services.
  21. Submits accurately documented weekly time sheets to the Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager.
  22. Performs special projects and is responsible for the successful completion of directives and any and all duties assigned by the Department. 

         KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    1.    Knowledge skills and abilities acquired through the completion of a high school degree.

    2.    Requires typing skills of 50 wpm as normally required through the completion of typing classes.

    3.    Requires ability to utilize a personal computer with Word/Excel and/or other programs as assigned in the unit, which can be acquired in the 6 months of experience in the position.

    4.    Requires the ability to read and write sufficiently to proofread reports and correspondence for typographical errors as normally acquired through the completion of a high school education.

    5.    Must possess the necessary skills to complete reports for use within the court system.

    6.    Requires organizational skills necessary to prioritize heavy workload in conjunction with the Administrative Assistant to consistently meet departmental objectives. 

    7.    Requires communication skills necessary understand and verbally convey instructions to defendants, provide information to the public, and relay incoming messages to staff members of the organization.

    8.    Requires a general knowledge of departmental policy and procedure in order to work in conjunction with professional and provide basic information to the public--can be acquired in 6 months orientation in training program.

9.    Ability to sit in one location for an extended period of time, reading and typing reports for up to 75% of work time.

  1. Ability to transport oneself in order to accomplish job performance requirements as dictated by policy and procedure of Court Services.
  2. Bilingual, English/Spanish language skills preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Sitting, near vision (less than 20"), fingering (includes typing and writing a minimum 50 wpm) is required 75% of the time.  Standing, handling (manipulating objects, such as picking up a book) is required approximately 50% of the time.  Lifting objects 10 pounds or less, carrying objects 10 pounds or less is required approximately 25% of the time.  Walking, talking, hearing (perceiving sounds) is required 50% of the time.  Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, bending/twisting, reaching, lifting 20 to 50 pounds, carrying objects 16 to 50 pounds are required in unusual or non-routine situations.  Running, swimming, grappling, climbing, balancing, feeling (using sense of touch and fingers), far vision (20' or greater), lifting 51 pounds or more, carrying objects weighing 50 pounds or more, pushing or pulling objects 25 pounds or greater, handling (manipulating objects) is not required.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Workplace environment protection from weather conditions, radiant energy/radiation, exposure is present 75% or more of the shift.  Exposure to hazards such as electrical, physical attack by defendant, exposure to fumes, odors, dust, poor ventilation, are present only in unusual situations.  Workplace environment exposure to outside weather conditions such as extreme heat or cold or variations thereof, exposure to wet or humid conditions, exposure to noise (minimum 90 decibels), vibrations, exposure to hazards such as mechanical, chemicals, burns, explosives, heights above 12', fast moving vehicles, dust, or physically confined worksite are not present.  

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Typewriter, calculator, copy machine, computer terminal, facsimile machine, printing equipment, transcriber, CISCO IP phone, personal computer, shredder.  Transportation sufficient to accomplish job objectives will be needed.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports To:       Administrative Assistant/Supervisor/Office Manager

Directs Work Of: None

HIRING CONTINGENCY

After an offer of employment is extended to a specific candidate, said candidate's hiring is contingent upon completion of a criminal history background check for purposes of compliance with the Illinois State Police for LEADS purposes. 

BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN RISK CODE:         Yes

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form; upload your cover letter, resume and references.
 EEO Employer / Program.
 Those employees covered by the bargaining unit are represented by "AFSCME".
9/4/20199/13/2019Court Services
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Court Services$57,114/YR37.5 HR/WK

DEPARTMENT:     Kane County Juvenile Justice Center

TITLE:                     Mental Health Clinician

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of the Juvenile Justice Center

RESPONSIBLE FOR:     Is responsible for the psychological safety of juveniles during their detention.  Conducts individual counseling and group therapy, reviews intakes, provides suicide and risk assessment, and the need for inpatient hospitalization, provides psychoeducation to juvenile detainees and staff/ judicial staff. Keeps timely and accurate records of treatment sessions and, when appropriate, provides verbal and written summaries of the progress in treatment. Supervises Masters-level students at the Juvenile Justice Center to enhance and expand services offered to detained youth. Provides timely crisis intervention services both during working hours and during weekend and evening on-call coverage.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:    A doctorate or Masters in Clinical Psychology, Counseling or Social Work and must be licensed (LCSW or LCPC) in Illinois and have relevant work experience. 

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT

QUALIFICATIONS:    In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful applicant will have demonstrated ability in the following skills:  

* Oral Communication Skills

* Problem Analysis

* Planning/Organizing

* Decisiveness

* Oral Fact Finding 

      NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:    Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check as well as a Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS) check through the Department of Children and Family Services before an offer of employment is made.

STARTING DATE:    To Be Determined

SALARY RANGE:      $57,114

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    September 20, 2019

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
9/5/201910/4/2019Court Services
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Judiciary$34,000/YR (Non-exempt)35 HR/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

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, prepare Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, provide litigation and technical support to the Judiciary, and to coordinate and train paralegal interns. 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Coordinate and Train paralegal interns.
  • Assist the Small Claims and Arbitration Division Judges in their Courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Prepare Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.
  • Draft Plenary Orders of Protection. 
  • Provide litigation support to Trial Judges (i.e. indexing, file searches)
  • Provide technical support to the Judiciary offices


    REQUIREMENTS
  • Paralegal Certificate/Degree.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.

    DEADLINE
  • Kane County application, resume, transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until October 9, 2019.  Any application materials submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form and upload your resume and cover letter.
Qualified applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program
 
9/12/201910/9/2019Judiciary
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Division of Transportation$25.61/HR40 HR/WK

​On call and/or normal work week up to 40 hrs, Monday – Friday, 7:00 to 3:30. Overtime may be necessary during snow and ice response. Under supervision, performs manual work of routine difficulty; performs basic highway maintenance functions and related work as required. Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, timber; cold patches streets by shoveling mix off truck, placing in hole and tamping; carrying or lifting lumber; sweeps streets, gutters and sidewalks by hand; shovels snow, gravel and dirt; assists in semi-skilled work such as auto repair; cuts brush; performs a variety of other heavy manual work in connection with the maintenance of streets; cleans, oils and greases equipment; drives truck and performs snow plowing operations; and setup of work zone safety equipment and flagman when needed. This position could have the opportunity to become a fulltime position.

Requirements: This position requires a valid Illinois CDL A or B (with air brake) driver's license. Truck driving, snow plowing and off road equipment operating experience. Knowledge of the handling and care of tools involved in manual labor, including auto repair and road maintenance work, and the cleaning and maintenance of buildings.  Work environment includes all weather conditions and working near moving mechanical parts. This position will also require working long hours and being available at all times.

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form; upload your cover letter, resume and references.
Qualified applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program.
9/25/201910/15/2019Division of Transportation
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Judiciary$31.0439/HR Licensed ($23.9010/HR if Unlicensed)35 HR/WK

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Junior Staff Attorney position is an entry-level position of no less than 12 months and no more than 24 months.  The Junior Staff Attorney's primary tasks are to research legal issues and write memorandums and opinions for the 16th Circuit Court Judges. The Junior Staff Attorney will also assist the court with pro se litigants in Civil Division cases and facilitate Orders of Protection for pro se litigants, when needed. 

MAJOR DUTIES 

  • Perform research for Trial Judges on numerous legal issues.
  • Draft Memoranda and Opinions for Trial Judges.
  • Assist Civil Division Judges in their courtrooms by checking in parties, preparing pro se orders and answering attorney's procedural questions.
  • Facilitate the preparation of Emergency Orders of Protection for pro se litigants.

    REQUIREMENTS
     
  • Licensed Attorney or certified pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 711.
  • Strong Research and Writing Skills.
  • Strong Law School academic record.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to act independently using sound judgment and initiative.
  • Detail oriented, with an emphasis on quality of work.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers.
  • Patience and tact in assisting a wide constituency, including judges, attorneys and pro se litigants.
  • Must have access to a car during work hours.

 Resumes, law school transcripts, and writing samples will be accepted until October 11, 2019.  Any resumes submitted after this date will not be considered for this vacancy, but may be placed on file for future consideration

Please go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete the online application and EEO form; upload your cover letter, resume and references.
 
9/25/201910/11/2019Judiciary
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Information Technology Department$38,000 - $41,000 DOQ40 HR/WK

TitleDesktop Support Analyst I                              October 4, 2019
Pay GradeCP I
 $38,000 - $41,000 DOQ
 Exempt
Type of PositonFull Time
DescriptionThe Level I Desktop Support Analyst'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
  • 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, operating systems, end-users applications, utilities and all other county software
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot 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
  • Participates in and coordinates the development of the department's desktop support initiatives and strategies
  • Provide technical support for data and voice network and attached peripherals
  • Train and orient staff on the basic use of hardware and software
  • Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the department
  • Review and evaluate our desktop computer software and hardware making recommendations, as appropriate
  • Ability to properly route tickets and support issues to the correct resolution path
  • Properly escalate tickets and issues to Level II Desktop Support Analyst
  • Provides advice and assistance to the department in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of modifications to existing policies, standards, and procedures
  • Represents the department at various community, business, and government meetings
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification           

  • Preferred Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field but not required
  • Preferred training or certifications but not required 

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Six months work experience in the Information Technology industry
  • Basic experience organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software, hardware, data networks, and client-server systems
  • 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 as 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.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Posted Date10/4/19
Working Conditions
  • 40-hour on-site work week.
  • 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 work in all Kane County building environments.
  • Ability to obtain LEADS Certification.
Dept DescComputer Services
  

 

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