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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.
 
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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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.
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
 
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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.
 
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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.
12/9/201912/31/2019Court Services
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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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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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Court Services$57,114/YR40 HRS/WK

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, and 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.  

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 2, 2020 at 5:00pm

APPLICATION PROCESS: Letters of application and resumes accepted by: Kerri Brummel, Administrative Assistant

Kane County Judicial Center

37W777 Rte. 38th, Suite 150

St. Charles, Illinois 60175-7532

 All Applicants need to be on AOIC state approved hiring list.                                             

“EEO Employer / Program.  Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request"

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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JudiciaryStarting at $50,000/ YR (negotiable)35 HRS/WK

​Under direction from the Chief Judge and Court Administrator this position performs work directing and managing interpreting services, for the Circuit Court, and is responsible for the continued development, supervision and overall coordination of the Judiciary's Interpreter Program.  This position is a full-time County position that offers Health, Dental, Vision and IMRF Retirement, along with paid holidays, vacation and sick time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets into American English information (i.e. messages, testimony and documents) simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages maintaining content, context, and style as much as possible.
  • Promulgates, follows and enforces ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.
  • Interprets in real-time during court proceedings.
  • Evaluates interpreters proficiency of freelance interpreters by observing and reviewing interpreters work product and/or delivery of services ensuring that all interpreters including themselves have the highest certification to ensure the highest level of service.
  • Participates in recruiting, selecting and evaluating interpreter qualifications.
  • Arranges interpreter coverage of all hearings, proceedings or special events needing interpreting services whether for the spoken word or by sign language.  Assigns and schedules work of interpreters and maintains a list of freelance interpreters for all languages to ensure coverage for all language access needs of the court.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the interpreter program.
  • Maintains statistical data regarding usage of interpreters, languages requested and duration of work and services performed.
  • Prepares reports for the court and AOIC regarding interpreter use and makes recommendations regarding the staffing requirements based upon the court's needs.
  • Works with Judges, court staff and attorneys when addressing complaints or issues pertaining to interpreters that are assigned to a case or that work for an outside agency.
  • Participates in training activities and studies to develop and maintain interpreting skills for themselves and interpreters assigned to the various courts.
  • Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to ensure that all courts are covered, as needed.
  • Performs related duties, as required or assigned by the Chief Judge's Office, which can include preparing letters and memoranda for signature, preparing invoices and preparing vouchers for payment for services provided.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Court interpreting protocols, techniques and the Illinois Supreme Court's Code of Interpreter Ethics.
  • Cultural references, including colloquialisms and slang with language context.
  • State and Federal court legal terminology and concepts in English and the relevant foreign language.
  • Procedures related to courtroom proceedings.
  • Advance grammar and usage in both languages.
  • Courtroom etiquette.

Skills in:

  • Active listening.
  • Strong verbal communication.
  • Ability and to use various personal devices and common business software programs.
  • Planning, scheduling and supervising the work of others.

Ability to:

  • Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, members of other departments and vendors.
  • Work effectively under stress.
  • Monitor and evaluate employees.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of workplace goals.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree with at least three years of interpreting experience preferred.  An Associate's Degree with five years of interpreting experience would be considered.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Minimum Registered level interpreter with the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts with plans to take the exams necessary to become a Certified Interpreter.
  • Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination (FCICE) or possess the Court Interpreter Certification from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.

DEADLINE

Resumes and County Applications will be accepted until November 6, 2020.  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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Sheriff$51,449 to $83,984 DOQ40HRS/WK  

Applications will be available from November 1 to November 30 from 8:30am to 3:00pm at:

Kane County Merit Commission Office-719 South Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL  60134

Also online during the above dates at: kanesheriff.com (Click on Corrections Applications)

 

Applications may be returned in person to the Merit Commission's Office ($25 cash)

OR via the U.S. Mail ($30 Check), both are non-refundable

Please make checks payable to the Kane County Treasurer

 

Application Deadline is December 7, 2020-Mailed applications must be postmarked by December 7, 2020

 

Test Dates:

Short Orientation, followed by Written Test on Monday December 14, 2020 5:30pm

Oral Interviews will begin on December 15, 2020

Direct any questions to: kinekathleen@co.kane.il.us   

Phone: (630) 232-3558

 

Requirements Include:

  • Be 21 at time of appointment
  • No upper age limit restrictions
  • Must pass the written test with 70% or better score
  • Must possess State of IL Police Officer Wellness Evaluation (P.O.W.E.R. Card) Prior to appointment to the Sheriff's Office
  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Pass background investigation, polygraph and psych test
  • Be a citizen of the United States for a year
  • Eyesight Correction to 20/20, be free of color blindness

Benefits:

  • Starting pay of $51,449 topping out at $83,984
  • Excellent health, dental and vision plans
  • IMRF or SLEP Pension depending on years of service
Please go to Kane County Merit Commission Office
at 719 South Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL 60134
November 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020 or
online at kanesheriff.com (Click on Corrections Applications)
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Human Resources Management Department$42,000 – $44,500/YR 35 HRS/WK

Description:

Senior Human Resource Generalist II working under the direction of the Executive Director. They will be hands on with daily tactical functions, best practices and processes within Human Resources. The Senior Human Resource Generalist will work collaboratively with other Senior HR Generalist and HRM team, assuring compliance with regulatory requirements.  Primary discipline will be to administer employees FMLA and general Leaves and Workers'

Compensation.  This role will provide administrative support as well as assist ED in writing Policy. Coordinate training for both instructor lead and Webinars.  Working collaboratively as needed on unemployment insurance, labor relations, employee records, processing of Liability claims, workers' compensation accounts payable and other HR tasks as needed.

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to the following):

The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to the following):

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Administer FMLA.
  • Work with WC TPA and processing of Worker's Compensation and liability
  • Strategic plan for training in all modes of deliverables, i.e., webinars, instructor led, capturing and creating a library of training on the Portal assuring they are both relevant and maintaining an accurate relevant reference of training for accessibility.
  • Write Policy as necessary for compliance
  • IMRF portal for Employee Changes, updates, appeals, and all other as needed.
  • Work with outside vendors
  • Handles HR inquiries and issues with courteous and quick resolution
  • Reviews and analyzes changes to state, federal, and laws pertaining to HR and benefits, and reports and/or suggests potential changes as applicable, for policy.
  • In collaboration with IT, Maintain the Human Resource SharePoint Platform with timely and accurate information.
  • Develop and Suggest Solutions for Continual Improvement of all Tasks
  • .Works within New World Payroll System for reports and other as needed
  • Oversees maintenance of employee records as required by law
  • EEO-Compliance and Reports – as needed
  • File Unemployment Claims – as needed
  • Process departmental Accounts Payables- if needed
  • Minute Traq
  • Respond to FOIA's as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with all department personnel
  • Assist with annual audit(s)

Experience:

A Seasoned professional with 5+ years in Human Resources with a spirited positive attitude and conflict resolution mindset. Must have FMLA administration and Workers' Compensation experience. Excellent typing, written and communication skills are required. Full knowledge of State and Federal employment laws and regulations. Knowledge of OSHA, Worker's Comp, unemployment, FLSA and EEO-AAP. Proficient with MS Office, Excel, Access. Familiarity with Tyler New World Payroll and Minute Traq Software a plus. Knowledge of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. Experience with Union Representation and Collective Bargaining Agreement environments. In addition must be fully knowledgeable in the areas of compliance, transparency.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Education and/or Experience:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, or Business Administration or a related field; and 5+ years of professional Human Resources work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

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 must submit to a criminal background check.  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.
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Circuit Court Clerk$52,000/YR35 HRS/WK

Circuit Court of the 16TH Judicial Circuit

Kane County, Illinois

SALARY $52,000

Exempt Position – 35 hours weekly 

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs various duties including but not limited to working under the direction of the Circuit Clerk with special projects within the office.  Requires the ability to handle high work load situations, problem solving skills and special attention to detail.  Completes administrative duties within the office, as assigned by the Circuit Clerk.  Ability to work independently, and confidentially as necessary. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Collects, records, analyze and evaluate date(s), interpret and reports findings, make recommendations for solving problems and implementing improvements.
  2. Operates independently according to general instructions and works toward goals as set forth by management objectives.
  3. Assists with the Employee(s) Time Off request approvals/denials for the office as needed per the Circuit Clerk.
  4. Uses good judgement and possess self-poise. Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  5. Attends mandatory meetings as directed by the Circuit Clerk.
  6. Uses considerable skill in meeting with the public and discussing their problems tactfully, courteously, effectively and confidentially.
  7. Provides assistant to the Circuit Clerk on special studies, reports or other projects as assigned.
  8. Orders office supplies and maintains records of equipment such as printers for all locations.
  9. Meets both regularly and on an ad hoc basis with the Operations Liaison Manager or Chief of Operations in the Circuit Clerk's absence of all matters concerning the needs and operations throughout the office, disclose and/or to discuss matters requiring the Clerk's immediate attention, and provide continuing feedback regarding his/her projects and problems if any, needing to be addressed.
  10. All other duties a specified by the Circuit Clerk.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Thorough knowledge of the regulations and instructions pertaining to area of assignment.
  2. Tact, good judgement, poise and initiative.
  3. Knowledge of basic arithmetic and the ability to work with numbers.
  4. Considerable knowledge of the basic operations of the office.                                                
  5. Ability to work harmoniously with others, to explain regulatory matters.
  6. Ability to keep managerial items of trust in confidence.
  7. Knowledge of all team tasks in the Circuit Clerk's office.
  8. Working skill to problem solving, collect, compile and report statistical data.
  9. Considerable skill to analyze procedures applying work simplification techniques through the workmanship process.
  10. Ability in understanding and dealing with people.  Decisiveness, good communication skills and leadership ability.
  11. Knowledge of computer software (i.e. Word, Print Artist, Adobe, Excel, E-mail, Forms, Outlook, etc.) and its capabilities.
  12. Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing.
  13. Plan, organize, delegate, and prioritize and follow-up own activities and assigned projects.
  14. Flexibility in thought and action to meet new and unexpected developments.
  15. Ability to handle and complete high volume workloads meeting deadlines.
  16. Effectiveness in dealing with people.
  17. Ability to be flexible with hours if needed.
  18. Has a valid driver's license, vehicle registration, insurance and reliable vehicle. 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent required.  Associates Degree in Business or related field experience preferred.  Two years or progressively responsible work in business or equivalent field of Management or a combination of experience and training which will provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills. 

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Computer/Printer/PC

Telephone

Copier/Fax/Scanner

Calculator

General Office equipment and machines 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to Circuit Clerk


 

 

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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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KANECOMM$40, 389 (training)  -  $44,866 (after training)24/7 - must have ability to work any shift

KaneComm is a multi-jurisdictional dispatch center responsible for the dispatch services for nine police departments and seven fire departments located in Kane County.  KaneComm is staffed with 15 Telecommunicators and three Shift Supervisors.  In 2020, KaneComm answered 148,323 emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and dispatched 70,490 calls for service.

KaneComm is a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation and all applicants must have the ability to work any shift, including weekends and holidays.

​Job Summary 

Responsible for ensuring the prompt answer of incoming emergency and non-emergency phone calls.  Further responsible for the timely and efficient dispatch of requests for police, fire and emergency medical services. Monitors a variety of radio frequencies and serves as a vital link between the citizens of Kane County and the public safety agencies devoted to protecting them.

Essential Job Functions

Will receive and process calls for service for police, fire and medical requests in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Will obtain, document and relay all required and pertinent information in the Computer Aided Dispatch system as well as responding units.

Will use resources to efficiently dispatch the appropriate jurisdiction and discipline to the call for service.

Will provide pre-arrival medical instructions to callers in accordance with Emergency Medical Dispatch guidelines. 

Will monitor all required radio frequencies and will complete all necessary actions based on that radio traffic. 

Will comply with Kane County Emergency Communications standard operating procedures and all lawful orders of superiors.

Will perform all job tasks effectively in a professional and courteous manner under varying levels of stress and activity.

Will work various assigned hours and shifts as required for continuous operation of the division.

Will use self-directed work time in an efficient manner, consistent with the mission statement and core values, under minimal supervision.

Will remain alert to the conditions within the dispatch center and be aware and responsive to co-workers.

Will have working knowledge of and ability to operate all necessary dispatch equipment and software.

Will apprise the Communications Shift Supervisor of any personnel or equipment issues.

Will complete and maintain all required testing, training, and certifications.  

Will seek to improve professional knowledge, skills, and development.

Will represent the County with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

​Material and Equipment Used 

Computer                    General office equipment                               Computer Aided Dispatch System

Radio equipment         Digital Voice Recording equipment               9-1-1 and Business Telephone System

Records Management System

Minimum Qualifications Required 

Minimum of 18 years of age at date of hire

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED

Must pass a keystroke/typing test minimum of 35 words per minute, applicant testing, oral interview; as well as extensive background investigation; criminal history check, psychological evaluation, physical exam and drug test.

Licenses and Certifications

Law Enforcement Agency Data System (LEADS) Certification

APCO Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certification

CPR Certification

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Knowledge of:

Geographical streets, buildings, and jurisdictional boundaries

Department organization and standard operating procedures

Public safety communications equipment and dispatch operations

Windows and Microsoft based systems including but not limited to Word and Excel

Police and fire safety tactics as they relate to communications

All applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations

 

Skill in: 

Operating all software, hardware and equipment related to performing the essential functions of the job

Oral and written communication with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and receive information in a courteous and professional manner.

Mental and Physical Abilities:

Must be able to read, remember and use policies, procedures, criminal laws and ordinances that apply to the position, as well as remembering numerous details of calls received.

Understanding and following oral and written instructions.

Will possess and maintain the requisite physical abilities necessary to carry out the duties of a Telecommunicator.

Working under pressure, exercising good judgment and making sound and timely decisions in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Communicating clearly and concisely in writing during emergency and nonemergency situations.

Recalling, identifying, and categorizing information.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and responsibilities as assigned.

Ability to maintain confidentiality on all emergency and non-emergency matters.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, officials, departments, other government entities, and the general public.

Ability to multitask during both routine and stressful situations.

Working Conditions

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment; stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 10 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person, over the telephone and over the radio. Work is performed in a high call volume emergency dispatch environment, where there is limited opportunity for physical movement and the dispatcher must remain alert and responsive while observing computer display screen for uninterrupted periods of time; may be subject to extended work periods without relief, periods of high call volume, and stressful situations.

Benefits:

​Salary is based on experience, qualifications and completion of training

Group Health/Dental insurance

Life Insurance

IMRF Pension

Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Time

Represented by The Policeman's Benevolent Labor and Committee (PBLC)


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. Qualified applicants will be contacted with testing information. Please do not contact the Emergency Communications Center directly with inquires regarding employment opportunities. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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Judiciary$20.6035 HR/WK

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Probate Administrator/Paralegal Position is a full-time 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 February 19, 2021.  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, upload your cover letter, resume and references. CONTACT Andrea R. O’Brien Deputy Court Administrator Kane County Courthouse Telephone: (630) 208-5145 Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
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Sheriff$50,000-$55,000/YR               40 HR/WKMon-Fri 8am-4pm requires flexibility w/regular rotation between shifts

Position Summary: This program is to provide an additional Social Worker (SW) as a resource to the community, to address issues that are not always criminal in nature. This program supplies a Social Worker to the Kane County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) for situations that require a joint effort. With the proper level of social work intervention, this program supports and promotes positive change for individuals experiencing different types of crisis by connecting them to supportive community resources. 

Work schedule (requires flexibility): Monday – Friday, with regular rotations between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm shifts. There is also the obligation to provide service on a 24-hour emergency basis, as needed (call outs can be for suicides/homicides, DV, volatile parent/ child conflict, case of severe mental or physical trauma, sexual assault cases).

Duties:

​Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Performing crisis intervention involving assessing and evaluating the emotional well- being of an individual.
    • Providing short-term case management to individuals and families.
    • Making referrals to and consulting with other agencies.
    • Coordinating and developing local, state and federal grant information and applications.
    • Maintaining ongoing professional relationships with schools, courts, other social service agencies and professional organizations.
    • Providing training and communication to the Police Department regarding various mental health issues.
    • Court advocacy.
    • Follow up on referrals from the police department.
    • Assist police with death notifications and critical incidents/traumatic events.

Qualifications: To be a successful candidate, one must be skilled in crisis intervention assessment and possess knowledge of personality theory, psychological principles, drug/alcohol abuse characteristics, marital/family theory and dynamics, and general social welfare policy. One must possess the abilities to work in crisis situations and make assessments, communicate and interact effectively with hospital and social service organizations, as well as be able to collaboratively work alongside law enforcement personnel. 

Job Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field (counseling, psychology, etc.).
  • Previous Social Service Work experience required
  • Licensed Social work (LSW or LCSW) or related licensure (i.e. Licensed Professional)
  • Valid Illinois Class D Driver's license 

Application Deadline: Resumes and applications will be accepted until Friday, February 19, 2021,



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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program
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County Board$99,000 by law40 HR/WK

Kane County is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy in the office of Kane County Treasurer due to the resignation of Treasurer David J. Rickert on January 3, 2021. The County Treasurer is an elected office established by Article VII of the Illinois Constitution. Illinois law provides that a vacancy in that office is filled by appointment by the Chair of the County Board with the advice and consent of the County Board to serve the remainder of the term until December of 2022.

The Treasurer “shall receive and safely keep the revenues and other public moneys of the county , and all money and funds authorized to be paid to him and shall disburse the same pursuant to law." The Treasurer controls the internal operations of his office subject to the budget oversight of the County Board. As such, applicant shall procure the necessary equipment, materials and services to perform the duties of the office.

Additional duties prescribed by statute or County ordinance include but are not limited to: preparing, presenting and filing monthly financial reports to the Kane County Board; maintaining the County's special funds; tracking the County's receivables and obligations; and stewarding the County's investments.

The County Treasurer also serves as the County's tax collector, and is responsible for the oversight of the distribution of property taxes to Kane County's taxing bodies. The Treasurer also holds an annual tax sale on delinquent parcels. Additional responsibilities include assisting senior citizens in filing for Real Estate Tax Programs. The Treasurer has a staff of ten and manages a current budget of $ 731,000. The salary for the Treasurer has been set by law at $ 99,999.00.

The appointed Treasurer will be required to be bonded and to complete statutory training within 60 days of taking office. By law, the person appointed must be a member of the Republican Party and must have voted in the 2020 Republican primary.​

All interested parties should anticipate a public process that will comply with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, so far as may be applicable. If interested please provide a letter of interest, resume and three references to KaneCountyBoard@co.kane.il.us or delivered to the County Board Office at 719 South Batavia Avenue, Geneva, Illinois 60134 by 4:30 PM, February 8, 2021.
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Auditor$19.00 - $22.00 Commensurate with experienceRegular Part Time 28 HR/WK

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a regular part-time hourly position.  The typical schedule is four days per week (Monday through Wednesday and Friday), approximately seven hours per day (9:00 AM through 4:00 PM).  The schedule will be subject to change. 

This is an entry-level position responsible for both certain administrative duties and various internal audit assignments under the supervision of the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor.   The nature of this position requires contact with all levels of County employees and officials, as well as contact with outside vendors, external auditors and other agencies and representatives related to County business.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Review of countywide accounts payable and payroll processing to ensure proper documentation, authorization and accuracy.
  2. Prepare invoices and contract documents for permanent record retention scanning by the Information Technologies Department.
  3. Prepare expense vouchers and review reimbursements for proper authorizations and compliance with County financial policy.
  4. Serve as accounts payable coordinator and payroll coordinator for the Office of the County Auditor.
  5. Perform special projects at the direction of the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor to ensure that the Office runs efficiently.

            INTERNAL AUDITING DUTIES

  1. Provide assistance
    1. Planning subject and scope on audits, or segments of the audits, assigned by the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor. 
    1. Determining records or activities to analyze, the extent of tests to apply, and the working papers to prepare.
    2. Recommending the means of obtaining, analyzing, and evaluating evidentiary data.
    3. Conducting preliminary discussions of apparent internal control deficiencies and/or financial discrepancies with County employees and officials to verify and to obtain explanations for each apparent deficiency or discrepancy.
  1.   Responsible for
    1. Reviewing internal control systems, transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness of internal controls.
    2. Preparing appropriate working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit or audit segment.
    3. Reporting audit findings to the County Auditor and Deputy Auditor on the results of the review of the assigned audit or audit segment and making recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in internal controls, and reductions in cost.
       

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with various special projects at the request of the County Auditor or Deputy Auditor. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or finance is required. 

  1. Experience in auditing and/or internal auditing is not required, but may be preferred. 
  2. Credentials such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are not required, but may be preferred.
  3. Excellent analytical skills, the ability to write detailed reports of audit findings and core competency with Microsoft Office products is required. 
  4. Experience with accounting and auditing programs is preferred.
  5. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and detail-oriented team player with outstanding communications skills.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Kane County Auditor and/or Kane County Deputy Auditor 

Directs Work of: N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Sitting, talking, listening, keyboarding = 75%

Lifting, reaching, bending, walking = 25%​

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort or exposure to hazards due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Computer/printer

Telephone

Copier/fax

Calculator

BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN RISK CODE: Low

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  The principal duties and responsibilities enumerated are all essential job functions except for those that begin with the word “may." 

Deadline: March 19, 2021


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. All applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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SheriffStarting $51,449 - Ending $83,984Varies

CORRECTION OFFICER

Kane County, Illinois

Kane County Sheriff's Office

37W755 Route 38, Suite A St. Charles, IL 60175

Applications Will Be Available

March 1-March 31 2021 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the

Kane County Merit Commission Office

719 S. Batavia Avenue Geneva, IL 60134

Also online during the above dates at:

www.kanesheriff.com

(Click on Corrections Applications)

​Applications may be returned in person to the Merit Commission's Office ($25 cash) OR via the U.S. Mail ($30 Check) both non-refundable Make checks payable to the Kane County Treasurer

Application Deadline April 5, 2021
Mailed applications must be postmarked by April 2, 2021

Test Dates

Short Orientation, followed by Written Test Wednesday April 14, 5:30 PM

Oral interviews will begin April 19, 2021

Direct any questions to konenkathleen@co.kane.il.us Phone 630-232-3558

​Requirements Include

  • Be at least 21 at time of appointment (no upper age limit restriction)
  • Must pass the written test with 70% or better score
  • Must possess State of IL. Police Officer Wellness Evaluation (P.O.W.E.R. Card)

prior to the appointment to the Sheriff's Office

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Pass background investigation, polygraph, and psych test
  • Be a citizen of the United States for at least one year
  • Eyesight Correctable to 20/20, be free of color blindness

Benefits

  • Starting pay of $51,449 topping out at $83,984
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans
  • IMRF or SLEP Pension depending on years of service
  • 13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year and paid vacation

WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY


Kane County Merit Commissions Office 719 S. Batavia Avenue Geneva, IL 60134 Also online during the above dates at: www.kanesheriff.com (Click on Corrections Applications) Direct any questions to konenkathleen@co.kane.il.us Phone 630-232-3558
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County Board$15,000 annually proratedVaries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    CONTACT: Corinne Pierog (630) 232-5930

​KANE COUNTY

PRESS RELEASE

Kane County to Accept Applications for Appointment to the Metra Board of Directors 

Monday, March 1, 2021 

Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Batavia Ave. Building A, Geneva, IL 60134


Geneva, IL. March 2, 2021. Applications from Kane County residents interested in the Kane County appointment to the region's Commuter Rail Service Board, or Metra Board of Directors, will be accepted at the Kane County Board Office through March 19, 2021. A formal vetting process by a special interview panel is scheduled to begin the week of March 22nd and a recommendation presented to the full County Board on April 13, 2021.

 

Under statutory changes made by the Illinois General Assembly in 1983, the Metra Board was charged with a broad range of responsibilities related to fare and service levels, budgeting, capital programming, long-range planning and strategic service expansion. Metra is one of the largest and one of the most complex commuter rail systems in the nation, with a 2021 Operating Budget of $700 million and a total 2021 Capital Program of $386.8 million.

 

Kane County Board Chairman Corinne M. Pierog is empowered by state statute to make the Kane County appointment with the advice and consent of the County Board and will convene an interview panel that will include members from the County Board and County staff to vet and recommend a candidate.

 

Applicants must be a Kane County resident to qualify for consideration. According to Illinois State law, Metra board members may not be an officer, a member of the Board of Directors or Trustees or an employee of any transit Service Board (Metra, Pace or CTA) or transportation agency, or be an employee of the State of Illinois, or of any unit of local government or receive any compensation from any elected or appointed office. A “Transportation Agency" is defined as any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, body politic, municipal corporation, public authority, unit of local government, or other person, which provides public transportation. The Metra Board position pays $15,000 annually prorated, and does not include health or pension benefits.

 

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to the County Board Office outlining their qualifications and explaining their interest in the position. The interview panel will take into account experience that is relative or applicable to a public transit board, availability to serve, and a convincing demonstration of why candidates consider themselves qualified. The County Board will make public a list of all applicants as well as finalists.


Applications can be submitted in person, by mail, or sent electronically to: Kane County Government Center 719 Batavia Avenue, Building A., County Board Office, 3rd Floor, Geneva, Illinois 60134. E-Mail Address: CPierog@kanecoboard.org Phone: (630) 232-5930​
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Public Defender$17.6483/HR35 HR/WK

Job Description:               This position will be responsible for general secretarial work including, but not limited to:

File creation including downloading electronic discovery, updating files in our current case management system, client correspondence, answering phones and mail (as needed), client correspondence, coordinating witnesses.

Attorney assistance; including but limited to: calendars, generating discovery, typing and filing motions, reviewing matters with clients in and out of custody via telephone or Zoom, arranging client trial needs, translating both spoken and written communci ations .

Job Requirements:         Bilingual preferred (both oral and written), prior office experience (law office preferred), computer proficient, ability to engage in face-to-face client communication. This is a Union position (AFSCME) which is subject to the terms of a contract, a copy of which can be provided.

​ Full-time position with benefits.  

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. Qualifying applying must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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Judiciary$14.7038 per hour35 HR/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. 

Application deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.  

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. Qualifying applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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JudiciaryNON-EXEMPT $31.0493 for Licensed Attorney ($20.8791 if Unlicensed)35 HR/WK

POSITION SUMMARY

The Staff Attorney position is an entry-level position of no less than 12 months and no more than 24 months.  The Staff Attorney's primary tasks are to research legal issues and write memorandums and opinions for the 16th Circuit Court Judges. The 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.
  • Assist Judge with Plenary Orders of Protection court call.
  • 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 Friday, March 26, 2021.  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. CONTACT Andrea R. O’Brien Deputy Court Administrator Kane County Courthouse Telephone: (630) 208-5145 Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
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Circuit Court Clerk$13.59/HR37.5 HR/WK

Applicant must have good communication and customer service skills and have the ability to work with the public and others. Strong computer skills a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), use of email and the ability to navigate around and use many other software applications used by the office and courts. Should be able to type at least 35 wpm with strong numeric key ability. Must have extensive data-entry skills, strong math skills, money handling and filing experience. Be able to multi-task and handle large workload(s) with attention to detail. Have the ability to work independently to accomplish varied tasks. Have skill in problem solving. Be able to work under pressure. Be able to lift up to forty (40) pounds and have a valid Illinois driver's license, reliable vehicle with the proper insurance and vehicle registration. 

For more information, contact: herwickkarin@co.kane.il.us           

Application deadline: March 26, 2021

​Kane County Circuit Clerk, Deputy Clerks, are unionized with AFSCME Council 31.  For questions or information relating to the Union, applicants must contact AFSCME Business Agent Matthew Lange at (312) 641.6060.

Please note, applications for interns or part time positions are NOT being accepted at this time.​

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. Qualified applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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Building Management$60,000.00 - $68,000.00Monday – Friday, 40 hours weekly 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director of Building Management to carry out supervisory duties and project management support related to facility operations and construction projects, functions and budgets for Mill Creek SSA.  Works collaboratively with all governmental agencies in conjunction with all aspects of the Mill Creek subdivision, including: consultants, contractors, engineers, city/township personnel. This position is stand alone, and not tied to or associated with any other position.​

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Coordinates and ensures that all Mill Creek Special Service Association or ordinances and PUD guidelines are maintained in a fiscally responsible manner, while complying with all regulations established by local, state, federal codes and laws.  Responsible for providing direct leadership and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the Mill Creek SSA.

  • Monitors electrical outages of light posts, spot lights, subdivision entrance signs, etc.
  • Assess parkway sidewalk, curb and related concrete conditions for ADA and tripping hazards.
  • Assess open space and parkway tree conditions for tree removal and replanting.
  • Assist the Executive Director of Building Management with preparing invitations to Bid and Request for Quotes documents for Mill Creek SSA projects.
  • Coordinates and monitors the installation of holiday lighting/décor and proper operations.
  • Coordinates and monitors projects with vendors and contractors to process work efficiently & complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Prepares written materials such as spreadsheets, activity logs and repair status reports for the Executive Director of Building Management of Building Management.
  • Overall general neighborhood liaison:  Handle, investigate and appropriately resolve resident's inquiries/complaints ordinance violations, landscaping issues, etc.
  • Maintain vendor/contract files.
  • Responsible for the implementation of operational policies for Mill Creek SSA property maintenance, landscaping, snow plowing, salting, concrete/asphalt and other related operations.
  • Responsible for the direct planning and supervision of the removal of snow and the application of salt for all Mill Creek SSA snow removal program during winter months.
  • Responsible for cataloging and maintaining of blueprint/CAD drawing and all Mill Creek SSA documentation.
  • Assist the Executive Director of Building Management with preparing department budgets, long-range facility planning.
  • Assists the Executive Director of Building Management in preparation of assorted Mill Creek SSA property management and construction project reports as required for meetings pertaining to personnel, budget planning, contract negotiations, leadership team and county board meetings or board member inquiries.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Proven leadership skills, knowledge of property management operations and management of construction projects to assist in the day to day functions of the Building Management Department.  Must be proficient in Word, Excel with good typing skills.  Proven oral and written communications skills.  In addition, strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Knowledge of property management operation maintenance, asphalt/concrete maintenance, snow plowing and salting.
  • Knowledge of standard construction processes and estimating, budgeting and project management functions.
  • Establish cooperative and effective working relationships with others and communicate effectively with strong interpersonal skills, including oral and in written communication.
  • Knowledge of policies and practices governing public sector bidding, budget functions.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer including the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, accounting and other programs and software.
  • Knowledge in reading blueprints, diagrams, schematics and building plans.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Ability to take oral and written directions/instructions and follow through to completion of the work.
  • Perform routine administrative work independently with little or no supervision and with minimal guidance on difficult or non-routine matters.
  • Be a team player – Communicate & work with other staff, communicate & work with a wide diversity of individuals and be part of a team effort when required.

 

EXPERIENCE:
Required two or more years of experience:

  • Property management with extensive knowledge of construction, maintenance and grounds maintenance.
  • Working with Public and government entities.
  • Supervisory and administrative background.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Required:  High School Degree
  • Preferred:  Associates Degree.



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SheriffStart $61,210 - Top $91,815Varies

                         Kane County Sheriff's Department

                               37W755 Route 38, Suite A

                                     St. Charles, IL. 60175

                            Applications Will Be Available

April 1 – April 30, 2021

Online At

www.kanesheriff.com

(Click on Deputy Peace Officer)

​Applications may be returned in person to the Merit Commission's Office

8:30-3:00 ($25 cash) or via the U.S. mail ($30 Check) both non-refundable

Make checks payable to the Kane County Treasurer

Application dateline April 30, mailed applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2021

​Direct any questions to konenkathleen@co.kane.il.us

(630) 232 3558

Kane County Merit Commission

719 Batavia Avenue

Building A Room 103

Geneva, IL. 60132

 TEST DATE

Short Orientation, followed by written test 

Wednesday May 5, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Oral interviews will begin May 10

Requirements Include:

  • Be 21 at time of appointment (no upper age limit restrictions)
  • Must possess proof of successful completion of P.O.W.E.R. Test administered within 12
    months prior to Oral Interview with the Merit Commission
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Be a citizen of the United States for at least one year
  • Must possess a valid FOID card
  • Pass background investigation, polygraph and psych test
  • Eyesight corrected to 20/20, be free of color blindness
  • Must pass an Oral Interview with the Merit Commission. Interviews will begin May 10, 2021 

    Salary:
  • Starting pay: $61,210
  • Top pay: $91,815

Benefits:

  • Take-Home Squad Car
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision
  • IMRF or SLEP Pension depending on years of service
  • 13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year and paid vacation
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development and assignments
  • (SWAT, Bomb, Drones, Detectives, SRO's, Evidence, HSI TFO, USMS TFO, K-9, and many more)​
Applications may be returned in person to the Merit Commission's Office 8:30-3:00 ($25 CASH) OR VIA THE u.s. MAIL ($30 Check) both non-refundable. Make checks payable to the Kane County Treasurer. Application deadline April 30, mailed applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2021.
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Court Services$21.34 - $22.90 (DOQ)37.5 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 the 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

​APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 10, 2021 at 5:00pm

“EEO Employer / Program.

Apply on the Kane County Website, www.countyofkane.org. Submit Kane County application, cover letter, resume, and pre-interview questionnaire. Any questions contact: Kerri Brummel, Administrative Assistant Court Services Kane County Judicial Center 37W777 Rte. 38, Suite 150 St. Charles, Illinois 60175-7532
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Court Services$74,571 - $82,601 (DOQ)37.5 HR/WK

Under the supervision of the Director of the Diagnostic Center, the Staff Psychologist delivers psychological services to clients/individuals involved in the criminal justice system. Conducts psychodiagnostic evaluations and psychotherapeutic services, conducts expert testimony as needed, presents a variety of training and educational workshops, provides case/program consultation and is responsible for administrative tasks as assigned by the Director. Exercises considerable independence in proposing, developing, delivering, and evaluating these services. 

Requirements:  Must have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and the ability to be licensed in Clinical Psychology in Illinois. Possesses skills in psychodiagnostic evaluation; the administration and interpretation of psychological tests and has good written communication skills. 

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m.

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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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State's Attorney$33,000 per yearFull Time 35 HR/WK

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for promoting a child focused, supportive environment at the Child Advocacy Center by providing crisis support, system information, and community resources for children and their families who participate in an investigation of child sexual abuse throughout the life of the case.
  • Work as a member of the MDT before, during, and after the forensic interview in order to participate in information sharing, inform and support family about the coordinated, multidisciplinary response, and assess needs of child and non-offending caregiver.
  • Provide crisis support to children and their families who are receiving services from the CAC, including but not limited to: greeting families, explaining the role of the Center in the process of the investigation, supporting non-offending parent/caretaker when the child is interviewed, and may support the child and other accompanying family members when the parent is in conference with the MDT.
  • Share with parent and or caregiver information on the Victim's Rights Act and assist families in completing applications to the Crime Victims Compensation Program when applicable.
  • Assess families for needs and make referrals for families to appropriate human service organizations located in families' communities and for mental health counseling.
  • Data entry and tracking on cases, maintaining appropriate documentation of services provided.
  • Provide updates to the family on case status, continuances, dispositions, sentencing, inmate status notification (including offender release from custody),

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field with commensurate experience with child sexual abuse cases or in case management. Knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems and child victimization.  Knowledge of the overall child protection and legal system.  Ability to communicate/and or interact effectively with children, adolescents, and adults that receive services through the CAC. Academic training or practical experience in and knowledge of developmental stages of children and the dynamics and effects of child abuse. Excellent written and verbal communication, computer and mediation skills.  Ability to work well with a variety of disciplines.  Bi-lingual English and Spanish (speak, read and write).

Application deadline:  June 25, 2021.  

Resume accepted by Email: SAOApplications@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
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Court Services$32,120/YR37.5 HR/WK

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Administrative Assistant

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 

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check before an offer of employment is made.

Those employees covered by the bargaining unit are represented by "AFSCME".

Letters of application and resumes accepted by: Kerri Brummel, Administrative Assistant Court Services Kane County Judicial Center 37W777 Rte. 38, Suite 150 St.Charles, Illinois 60175-7532 *EEO Employer / Program.
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SheriffStart $51,449 - Top $83,98440 HR/WK

CORRECTION OFFICER

Kane County, Illinois 

Kane County Sheriff's Office

37W755 Route 38, Suite A

St. Charles, IL  60175

Requirements Include

  • Be at least 21 at time of appointment (no upper age limit restriction)
  • Must pass the written test with 70% or better score
  • Must possess State of IL. Police Officer Wellness Evaluation (P.O.W.E.R. Card)
    prior to the appointment to the Sheriff's Office
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Pass background investigation, polygraph, and psych test
  • Be a citizen of the United States for at least one year
  • Eyesight Correctable to 20/20, be free of color blindness
     
    Benefits
  • Starting pay of $51,449 topping out at $83,984
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans
  • IMRF or SLEP Pension depending on years of service
  • 13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year and paid vacation

    WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Applications may be returned in person to the Merit Commission's

Office ($25 cash) OR via the U.S. Mail ($30 Check) both non-refundable

Make checks payable to the Kane County Treasurer

Application Deadline July 23, 2021

Mailed applications must be postmarked by July 21, 2021

Test Dates

 Short Orientation, followed by Written Test

Wednesday July 28, 5:30 PM

Oral interviews will begin August 9, 2021

 Direct any questions to konenkathleen@co.kane.il.us  Phone 630-232-3558​


Applications Will Be Available June 1 -July 23, 2021 8:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m. at the Kane County Merit Commission Office 719 S. Batavia Avenue Geneva, IL 60134 Also online during the above dates at: www.kanesheriff.com (Click on Corrections Applications)
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Sheriff$13.05/HR40 HR/WK Tues thru Sat 7am to 3pm OR Tues thru Sat 3pm to 11pm

​An information Data Processor is primarily responsible for providing a variety of clerical support functions and public service protocols necessary to the efficient and effective operations within the Sheriff's Office. A person must be able to keep accurate records, type 35 wpm, have basic computer skills, establish and maintain cooperative relationship with other employees, outside agencies and the general public. 

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to pass an extensive background check. 

Benefits: Specialty pay provision: $150 per month for assignment in Intake and qualified candidate an additional interpreter pay per month for bilingual certification.  Three Medical plans, BCBS PPO, HMOI, and Blue Advantage HMO, vision Insurance included with Medical election, two Dental plans, DPPO and DHMO, generous employee/employer shared premium costs.  Medical Reimbursement Plan (MERP - medical insurance is available through spouse or parents). Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Pension, Deferred Compensation Plan (457(b)), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement.  

Applications accepted until end of day, June 21, 2021.

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 must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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Judiciary$59,000 for Licensed Attorney ($38,500 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.
  • Assist Judge with Plenary Orders of Protection court call.

    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 Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  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 Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
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Judiciary$59,000 for Licensed Attorney ($38,500 if Unlicensed) Non-ExemptFull Time 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.
  • Assist Judge with Plenary Orders of Protection court call.

    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 Monday, August 23, 2021.  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 Email: O’BrienAndrea@16thCircuit.IllinoisCourts.gov
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JudiciaryStarting at $38,500 Non-ExemptFull Time 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 Monday, August 23, 2021.  Any application materials 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
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Court Services$32,120/YR37.5 HR/WK

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Administrative Assistant

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

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:     Applicants will be subject to a criminal history background check before an offer of employment is made.

STARTING DATE:                 To Be Determined

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   August 31, 2021

EEO Employer / Program. 

Those employees covered by the bargaining unit are represented by "AFSCME

Letters of application and resumes accepted by: Kerri Brummel, Administrative Assistant Court Services Kane County Judicial Center 37W777 Rte. 38, Suite 150 St.Charles, Illinois 60175-7532
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State's Attorney$33,000 per year35 HR/WK (Full Time)

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:  

Responsible for promoting a child focused, supportive environment at the Child Advocacy Center by providing crisis support, system information, and community resources for children and their families who participate in an investigation of child sexual abuse throughout the life of the case.

  • Work as a member of the MDT before, during, and after the forensic interview in order to participate in information sharing, inform and support family about the coordinated, multidisciplinary response, and assess needs of child and non-offending caregiver.
  • Provide crisis support to children and their families who are receiving services from the CAC, including but not limited to: greeting families, explaining the role of the Center in the process of the investigation, supporting non-offending parent/caretaker when the child is interviewed, and may support the child and other accompanying family members when the parent is in conference with the MDT.
  • Share with parent and or caregiver information on the Victim's Rights Act and assist families in completing applications to the Crime Victims Compensation Program when applicable.
  • Assess families for needs and make referrals for families to appropriate human service organizations located in families' communities and for mental health counseling.
  • Data entry and tracking on cases, maintaining appropriate documentation of services provided.
  • Provide updates to the family on case status, continuances, dispositions, sentencing, inmate status notification (including offender release from custody),

​Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field with commensurate experience with child sexual abuse cases or in case management. Knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems and child victimization.  Knowledge of the overall child protection and legal system.  Ability to communicate/and or interact effectively with children, adolescents, and adults that receive services through the CAC. Academic training or practical experience in and knowledge of developmental stages of children and the dynamics and effects of child abuse. Excellent written and verbal communication, computer and mediation skills.  Ability to work well with a variety of disciplines.  Bi-lingual English and Spanish (speak, read and write).

Application deadline:  November 15, 2021.  

Resume accepted by: Email to: SAOApplications@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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Judiciary$32,12035 HRS/WK
​Position Summary:
Preparation of the general jury list, summoning, selection, drawing, examination, and verification of eligible jurors for civil and criminal trials held at the Kane County Court facilities.

Major Duties:
  • Determine the number of jurors needed for jury service weekly
  • Summons the number of jurors needed
  • Code and enter juror information into the computer
  • Respond to inquiries by summoned jurors by mail, phone or in person
  • Determine qualifications for jury service and excuse for undue hardship
  • Jury check-in at the Kane County Courthouse
  • Print and scanPosition Summary:
  • Prepare service records for jurors
  • Process juror payments
  • General office duties (e.g. phone, mail, filing)

Requirements:

  • Patience, respect and tact in assisting a wide constituency ranging from judges and attorneys to jurors
  • No less than five years experience working directly with the public
  • Ability to handle periods of  high volume incoming calls, including agitated and stressed individuals
  • Computer proficiency and data entry experience
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain a good work relationship with co-workers
  • High school diploma or equivalency



DEADLINE
Kane County applications, EEO forms and resumes will be accepted until September 24, 2021.

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
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State's AttorneyUp to $40,000 FT - Up to $20,000 PT (Non-exempt)FT 35 HR/WK - PT hours flexible

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, maintenance and review of all current grants, including data collection and submission of mandatory reports. The grant administrator will also be responsible for finding applicable grants for our office, drafting all grant applications and supplemental report submissions. He/she will ensure compliance with the award terms and conditions of the grant. The grant administrator will provide all phases of financial administrative support for projects in assigned units to staff and administrative personnel. He/she will monitor the grant and contract expenditures, re-budgeting, cost sharing and equipment justifications to ensure costs are allowable, allocable and reasonable. The grant administrator will work as a team member to successfully complete quarterly and annual financial processes and to meet fiscal year close requirements.

​KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Must have a bachelor's degree or two to four years of related experience in accounting, finance, or grant management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  2. Experience with federal and non-federal grant management preferred.
  3. Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required.
  4. Ability to analyze and interpret financial reports, and grant and contract agreements.
  5. Advanced Excel skills are required.

Ability to effectively use all MS Office applications and be an adept user of Internet,
e-mail, and other office automation systems.

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. Resume accepted by: SAOApplications@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.
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