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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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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.
 
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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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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".
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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.
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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
 
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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.
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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.
 
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Judiciary$14.3450/HR35 HR/WK

​The 16th Judicial Circuit is seeking (1) full-time Bailiff. 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. 

 Application deadline is December 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm

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.
 
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Court Services$21.34 - $22.90/HR37.5 HR/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: $41,613- $44,654 (equivalent $21.34-$22.90) dependent on position hired

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    December 31st, 2019 at 5:00pm

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.

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.
EEO Employer/Program.
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.
EEO Employer/Program.
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Judiciary$156,370.2940 HR/WK

                                       Chief Public Defender

                                   Kane County, 16th Judicial Circuit

Duties

The duties of the public defender are established by statute, (55 ILCS 5/3-4006).  In addition to representing indigent defendants, the Kane County Public Defender appoints and supervises a staff of full and part time attorneys and support staff. The Public Defender will be responsible for establishing office policies, preparation of departmental budgets, and performance of other related work as required. The Public Defender also assigns, directs, and evaluates the work of the legal staff in providing competent legal services to the public within the rules of law and legal ethics.  The Public Defender must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, court officials, public officials, the public, and members of the local Bar Association.

                             Special Skills or Qualifications Required

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Illinois and have at least five years experience in providing criminal legal services including felony trial work and experience in other areas of criminal law. Other qualifications should include proven effective administrative skills; knowledge of modern principles and practices of criminal law, interviewing and counseling techniques, ability to train and develop subordinate professionals in legal research and presentation methods, and the ability to anticipate and solve various types of problems. 

Salary and Benefits

The salary is set by statute at not less than 90% of the compensation of the States Attorney.  The starting salary for this position would be $156,370.29.  The Benefits package is the same as offered to all employees by Kane County.  This position is full time and therefore the incumbent cannot engage in the private practice of law.​

All applicants must complete an application available at the Office of the Chief Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit.  It is preferred that you request that an application be e-mailed to you by submitting your request to: ChiefJudgeOffice@co.kane.il.us. An application will be e-mailed to you as soon as possible during working hours.  If you so desire one can be mailed to you, through the post office, although this office will not guarantee timely delivery.  Applications will only be accepted by and must be filed with the Chief Judges Office, Suite 400A at the Kane County Judicial Center no later than 4:30 p.m. on February 7, 2020. Applications must have an original signature as any application submitted by e-mail or facsimile will not be accepted.  Applications mailed prior to the deadline but received after the deadline will also not be accepted.
If you desire you may mail your application to:
         
Chief Judges Office, Suite 400A
Kane County Judicial Center
37W777 Rte. 38
St. Charles, IL 60175
 
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Health Department$21.00 to $25.00/HR20 HRS/WEEK

​The Workforce Development Specialist promotes and supports population health in Kane County by providing workforce development activities, providing technical assistance with regard to public health professional core competencies, and facilitating collaboration for cross-cutting activities and initiatives with a diverse team of public health professionals which are provided routinely during normal business hours and occur on weekends and evenings as needed.  Responsibilities include oversight to ensure that workforce development plans are consistent with the overall Health Department goals and objectives.

 Requirements: Bachelor degree in public health, public health administration, human resource management, organization management or related field. One (1) year of progressively responsible workforce development experience.  National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100 & 700 certifications within three (3) months of employment.  National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 certifications within six (6) months of employment.

Go to www.countyofkane.org under the Employment tab to complete an online application and EEO form, upload your cover letter, resume and references.
 
Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check.
 
EEO Employer Program
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JudiciaryStarting at $34,000 (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 February 11, 2020.  Any application materials submitted after this date may be placed on file for future consideration.
HOW TO APPLY
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.
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
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Court Services$41,613 - $44,654/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: $41,613- $44,654 (equivalent $21.34-$22.90) dependent on position hired

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    September 9, 2020

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.


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 and pre interview questionnaire (attached below).
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Court Services$43,304/YR40 HRS/WK

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

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

* Oral Communication Skills

* Problem Analysis

* Planning/Organizing

* Decisiveness

* 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Cover letter, resume, application, EEO form and pre-interview questionnaire accepted by:

Kerri Brummel, Administrative Assistant

Kane County Judicial Center

37W777 Rte. 38th, Suite 150

St. Charles, Illinois 60175-7532

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 thirty days (30) DAYS, plus a regular monthly fee which equals two & ½ (2 ½ ) times the hourly rate plus $3.00.

 All Applicants need to be on state approval hiring list.          

“EEO Employer / Program

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 and YC Questionnaire (attached below).
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