Lake County Government

Recently ranked 16th in the nation in per capita income, Lake County's 470 square miles on the shore of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee include urban, suburban, and rural communities experiencing rapid growth. Lake County Government has 2800 professionals dedicated to serving over 650,000 residents. We believe our most important investment in the future of our community is our people. We seek to attract and develop a diverse group of exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to service to citizens, teamwork, respect, professionalism, results, and partnerships. If you have these qualities, we hope you will consider Lake County Government as the place to build your career.

 

44 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Informal Flexible Summary: Under general supervision, performs and offers direct individual and community services, client advocacy, and provides both general and specific health/developmental intervention connections in the community, clinic and home settings. Work assignments are in-depth and specialized with specific areas of responsibility and independence of action. Essential Functions: Provide direct services to clients in community, clinic and home settings according to need and established program protocols/procedures. Implement activities for clients. Assess learning needs of specific clients and adjust direct services to meet those needs. Engage client in program services according to established protocols and procedures. Assist in marketing services and recruiting clients into services. Develop and maintain positive contacts with allied community service providers. Provide follow-up and referral to appropriate allied community services. Maintain appropriate documentation of direct services in accordance with established program procedures. Maintain accountability for work through timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data direct services. Participate in staff meetings and assigned training activities. Assist in orientation and training for new staff and student interns. Provide input into development of annual program goals and offers feedback/information necessary to assess progress toward their achievement including participation in grant site reviews. Assist in writing required reports. Actively participate in program evaluation activities. Develop and maintains computer skills needed to complete assigned duties. Perform other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Temporary
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in law enforcement? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Part Time Court Security Officer Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $21.06/hour Job Summary: Becoming a Part-Time Court Security Officer would allow you to be involved with the Court Security Office within the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Duties may include maintaining positive working relationships with other employees, public officials, and the general public. You must be able to handle stressful situations, such as gang problems, fights and multiple situations simultaneously. You will be required to walk and stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period. You must be able to lift, pull, bend, and physically restrain a combative or injured inmate weighing 165lbs or more, and exert a minimum of 20 pounds of force on a regular basis. You may be responsible for transporting prisoners or provide bank escorts. This position may be rotated within the different locations in the Lake County Court system. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees among 30 countywide departments and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you must currently possess a Police Officer Certification and must possess a current Driver's License. You must have considerable knowledge of Courtroom procedures and operations, knowledge of local, state and federal laws. You must be able to read and interpret reports, posters, policies, procedure manuals, releases, court orders and ID cards. This individual must have excellent communication skills, written and oral. You must possess and exercise sound judgment in reacting to emergency situations and using physical force necessary to defend oneself and others. While performing the duties of this job, you will regularly be required to use a two-way radio, telephone, control panel for doors, and keys. Lake County requires the individual to own and handle the following weapon properly; must be from a reputable manufacturer; Semi-Automatic Pistol - .40 caliber, .45 caliber or 9 mm only and approved ammunition Lake County offers a competitive salary. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Sheriff's Office . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Part Time
Lake County is seeking an individual to perform assigned responsibilities and duties in the Marine Unit. Duties include rendering service to the general public , protecting life and all property in the County. This individual will perform duties of physical or mental nature in the process of apprehension or during the arrest of violators of criminal or civil law. They will also investigate known criminals, complaints, and enforce County, State, and Local boating regulations while patrolling jurisdictional waters under all traffic and weather conditions. Individuals will patrol and remain in the assigned geographical area (district) during assigned shift and operate a marked police boat in the company of another deputy. They will enforce criminal and motorboat laws, arrest persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects, investigate and prepare written reports on accidents, crimes, suspicious conditions and respond to complaints.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT and looking for growth opportunities to enhance your career, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Merit Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff in the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to the protection of life, persons, and property of the citizens of Lake County through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The position is under moderate supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to, responding to dispatch calls for service to involve emergency and non-emergency situations; investigating crimes, suspicious conditions and responding to complaints. The Deputy Sheriff is also responsible for arresting persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects. A person in this position will interview offenders and victims of crimes; appear in court to testify on behalf of the County; serve warrants, summons; speak to organized groups or the general public about various law enforcement activities; and coordinate special education programs.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in HVAC, plumbing and electrical maintenance? If so, this position could very well be for you. Position: Engineer I Location: Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $48,320 - $71,375 Job Summary: Responsible for troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and maintenance of pumps, motors and other physical plant equipment, including plumbing, electric and HVAC. Will need to maintain equipment record logs, daily turnover reports, and completing electronic work orders. Becoming an Engineer I would allow you to be involved with the maintaining of buildings and equipment within local government, ranging from Administration Offices and Courtrooms to Detention Facilities to Coroner's Offices. Your day will consist of maintaining HVAC, refrigeration, and fire suppression equipment. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Stationary Engineers License and valid State License along with, two years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of boilers, chillers, fire pumps, air handlers, and building automation systems; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance and Administrative Services . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Libertyville, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS; STORMWATER COORDINATION (CONTRACTUAL) Lake County is a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) community with six (6) departments playing an active role in Lake County’s MS4 Program. The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) provides a Qualifying Local Program (QLP) for all of Lake County’s MS4 permittees. For Lake County, the County Administrator’s Office has overall responsibility. The Stormwater Coordinator will work under the supervision of SMC, but will work with all County departments playing an active role in Lake County’s MS4 Program. Responsibilities : SMC is seeking a contractor not to exceed 1000 hours/year, with those hours dedicated to: Serving as the lead contact for Lake County government NPDES ILR40 permit compliance. Preparing and submitting Lake County’s annual facility report to the IEPA before June 1 st . Overseeing compliance with the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program. Conducting regular dry weather screening inspections of Lake County storm sewer system outfall locations, and coordinate results with County personnel. Leading the coordination of the Lake County water quality monitoring responsibilities in conjunction with the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Providing technical support and inspection services for the satisfactory performance of post-construction best management practices (BMPs) and stormwater management facilities. Reviewing and enhancing Lake County’s Stormwater Management Program Plan (SMPP) to meet the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Coordinating individual Lake County Department activities to support compliance with the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Providing technical support of Lake County construction and “good housekeeping” activities to support compliance with IEPA permit requirements. Representing Lake County at quarterly Municipal Advisory Committee meetings and other applicable meetings. Performing related work as required. Information: Contract Title: Stormwater Coordinator Status: Contractor (up to 1000 Hrs/Yr) Reports to: Lake County Stormwater Commission Location: Libertyville, Illinois Travel: Local and regional travel will be required. Schedule: Flexible Work Schedule Contracted Rate: $50 per hour The Stormwater Coordinator will advance County environmental goals and be responsible for supporting Lake County compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) as required by the Clean Water Act. Required Contractor Qualifications: BS (MS or higher degree desirable) in environmental sciences, environmental/water resources engineering, chemistry, ecology, biology, microbiology, geology or related field. 7 years+ of professional experience in environmental consulting, water quality monitoring, wastewater management, stormwater management, watershed management or environmental project management. Considerable experience coordinating environmental compliance activities, soil erosion and sediment control (SE/SC) inspection practices, specifically storm water management, regulations and permitting; conducting field inspections or managing related programs; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Considerable knowledge and experience with the USEPA NPDES Program, the Clean Water Act and/or POTW/MS4 regulations. Knowledge and experience with IEPA Permits: ILR10, ILR00, ILR40 and SMPP, SP3, NOI, NOT, and annual facility reporting development and implementation. Knowledge of the Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO). Knowledge and experience in Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program oversight and compliance. Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with regulatory agencies, County personnel, and the public both orally and in writing, using technical and non-technical language. Ability to work safely using appropriate techniques and personal protective equipment. Experience and ability presenting technical matter to various audiences. Knowledge and experience with Geographic Information Systems is desired. Insurance coverage will be required per the following Lake County Purchasing, Professional Services ( https://www.lakecountyil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/20874 ) A valid driver’s license and insurance is required. Pre-established or ability to become established with a business entity (e.g., Sole Proprietorship , LLC, Cooperative , Corporation, Not-for-Profit). This individual or organization will receive an IRS 1099 form. Please submit your professional/organizational qualifications to mwarner@lakecountyil.gov For more information on Lake County, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/ For more information on Lake County Stormwater Commission, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/553/Stormwater-Management-Commission For more information on the Lake County NPDES MS4 Program, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/792/Lake-County-NPDES-MS4-Program For more information on the Lake County National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II, please visit our website: https://lakecountyil.gov/2479/NPDES-Phase-II
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Crisis Care Program) Weekly Schedule: Week 1: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday (4:00pm - 12:30am) Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday (4:00pm - 12:30am) Summary: Evaluates and assesses clients. Prepares and implements treatment plans with clients. Provides therapeutic and supportive services to clients, including individual, group, and family counseling and case management. Prepares and presents education seminars to clients, their families, the general public and other service providers on chemical dependency and/or mental health. In residential programs, responsible for unit coverage and emergency telephone interventions. Counseling duties are generally office based, case management activities are generally community based.
Lake County, IL Zion, IL 60099, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Full Time
Location: 1819 27th Street Zion, IL Hours: Monday (10:30 am - 7:00 pm) Tuesday and Thursday (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) Wednesday (12:00 pm - 8:00 pm) Friday (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) Saturday (8:00 am - 12:00 pm) *Note- 2nd and 4th Saturdays are scheduled at 1/2 days. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays are full days with no corresponding Saturdays.* Summary Is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients. Essential Functions Performs initial evaluations and assessments of Primary Care Services patients. Provides direct services to patients including individual and group treatment. Conducts crisis intervention, evaluation, and referral for Primary Care Services patients. Focuses on patient empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist patients to build strengths to meet their treatment needs. Facilitates with patients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing on assigned patients. Provides education and direction to patients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. May assist in the orientation and training of new outpatient mental health services program staff. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Takes a personal stake in the success of the outpatient mental health services program. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, and making suggestions to improve a process). Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that patients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHDCHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Meets minimum productivity expectations. Maintains awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 25, 2018
Part Time
PART-TIME LOCATION: Zion Apartment Program, 2905 Willow Lane, Zion, IL HOURS: Monday 1230pm-9pm and Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-3:00pm SUMMARY Evaluates and assesses clients. Prepares and implements treatment plans with clients. Provides therapeutic and supportive services to clients, including individual, group, and family counseling and case management. Prepares and presents education seminars to clients, their families, the general public and other service providers on chemical dependency and/or mental health. In residential programs, responsible for unit coverage and emergency telephone interventions. Counseling duties are generally office based, case management activities are generally community based. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides direct services to clients including organizing and facilitating individual and group treatment and activities, supervision of the milieu and case management and outreach. Develops clients abilities to problem-solve interpersonal conflicts. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence-based practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Reports client progress, behavior problems or need for medication evaluation to program supervisors/physicians/psychiatrists regularly. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. May assist in the orientation and training of new staff. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, making suggestions to improve a process, designing curriculum for groups). Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Provides ongoing assessment of client’s progress/growth. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage and discussing balances due with clients, as appropriate. In residential programs, provides coverage of the unit/site, insuring 24-hour coverage is maintained at all times. In outpatient programs, provides weekend or evening coverage as required. Works with clients to secure and maintain entitlements, housing and other needed services. Monitors clients to insure that they are caring adequately for themselves and for the facility and furnishings. Demonstrates/teaches ADLs, when required. Case Manager Maintains as awareness of and professional collaboration with community resources. Perform community outreach to clients to enhance engagement with and follow through on the treatment plan. Maintains liaison with Elgin Mental Health Center and Community Hospital staff and provides linkage/referral, support and advocacy with other community resources for clients. Monitors client progress and regularly assesses client level of function. Maintains client-tracking system to insure that client is receiving agreed upon services. Crisis Counselor Conducts emergency assessments of clients arriving at the Crisis Unit. Provides crisis intervention to stabilize clients and refers them to the most appropriate continuing care in conjunction with case coordinators. Housing and Group Home Counselor: Teaches independent living skills, including cooking, cleaning, budgeting, medication management and leisure time planning skills. Works to develop client self-reliance. Assists with client medication compliance and training. Respite Counselor Provides backup coverage for the Crisis unit. SAP Counselor Demonstrates a working knowledge of methadone/LAAM and buprenorphine in methadone maintenance. Monitors the collection of urine specimens and related tasks.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 23, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation, and an excellent benefit package? Do you have leadership and management experience in emergency management or the emergency services? If so, Lake County Government needs your skills and drive to help lead our EMA and to build and execute the county’s emergency management program. Lake County employs more than 2,700 team members to provide the highest level of service possible. We expect our employees to take ownership of their responsibilities, look for innovative ways to improve service, and demonstrate respect for their coworkers and the customers we protect and serve. Position: ASSISTANT MANAGER, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (EMA) Location: County Administrator's Office - EMA Division Salary: +/- 108,600 DOQ Job Summary: The Assistant Manager has a wide variety of responsibilities and professional challenges including: Partner with the EMA Manager and staff to administer, coordinate, and execute the emergency management program for 700,000 residents Develop, maintain, and exercise Lake County's emergency operations plan, continuity of operations plan, and associated subordinate policies, plans, and procedures Provide expert advice and assistance to 52 municipalities and numerous public and private organizations for similar plans and exercises Build relationships with state and local emergency managers, first responders, municipal and county leaders and departments, business representatives, volunteers, residents, and others Address routine challenges from a continually evolving career field and the varied natural and man-made emergencies a large, suburban county experiences These responsibilities require the Assistant Manager to have important skills including: Work responsibly and independently while carrying out assigned or mandated projects of varying difficulty and complexity Exercise considerable independent professional judgement in solving most problems that arise within their assigned work areas Build, guide, and lead teams on large and complex projects and during emergencies, including an Emergency Operations Center Provide appropriate leadership and direction to the EMA staff while promoting positive morale, creativity, and teamwork, while setting goals and provide mentoring and feedback A successful candidate should have the following education and experience: Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Public or Business Administration, Government, or related degree; completed Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 Minimum of four years of experience in management of emergency preparedness and coordination of multi-agency and multi-jurisdiction operations; minimum of two years of (a) operational planning and implementation of training activities and (b) supervisory experience Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours and comprehensive wellness and training programs. Learn more about Lake County EMA at http://www.lakecountyil.gov/2228/Emergency-Management-Agency. Learn more about Lake County employees and benefits at https://www.lakecountyil.gov/3552/Prospective-Employees. Applications accepted until position filled. Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing, and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 23, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of approximately 2,700 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Position: Public Management Fellow - County Administrator's Office Location: Based in County Administrator’s Office in Waukegan; Travels throughout County facilities based on assignment Salary: $50,000 Annually Lake County invites talented Public Management Fellow (Fellow) candidates to become a part of an innovative and collaborative professional team environment committed to providing the highest level of service. Located between Chicago and Milwaukee along the shore of Lake Michigan, Lake County is a community of 703,000 across 470 miles that offers an outstanding blend of urban, suburban and rural communities. As an ICMA recognized organization, Lake County has a $485M budget, an AAA bond rating by Moody's and S&P, with approximately 2,700 employees. The Public Management Fellowship, created to generate interest in local government careers and provide local government experience among recent master’s program graduates, provides future local government leaders an excellent opportunity to advance their careers and learn from seasoned professionals in a progressive environment. It offers the successful candidate the opportunity to contribute creative and innovative ideas, and provides an ideal setting to learn about important issues and emerging trends. The Fellow will be given the opportunity to play a key role in a myriad of high-priority County projects, contribute to the organization at the executive leadership level, thrive in an environment that recognizes potential, and gain unique exposure to the inner-workings of county government. The Fellowship represents a one-year internship intended to result in meaningful contributions to the County and experience that prepares future leaders for opportunities within public management. In addition to being based within the County Administrator’s Office under the supervision of an Assistant County Administrator, the Fellow will be rotated among selected departments based on priority project needs and the interests of the Fellow. The position will perform assigned research, policy analysis functions, manage special projects, and interact with departments, elected and appointed officials and the public across the County. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop professional skills and credentials that include managing high-level projects of substantial responsibility across the organization; attending regular meetings with supervisors; participating in policy-level discussions and decision-making with senior-level staff on a regular basis; receiving regular coaching and career development guidance by experienced professionals in the County’s leadership team; making presentations to staff, elected officials and community groups; facilitating meetings; and refining skills at working effectively among teams and groups. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited program of Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Affairs or closely related field, or current enrollment in such a program with substantially completed coursework by June 2018. advanced research, analytical and problem-solving skills. ability to work independently and establish effective working relationships with employees at every level of the organization. strong written and oral communication skills to present initiatives effectively to diverse groups and individuals. The Fellow position is for a 12-month period and requires the successful candidate to make a 12-month commitment to the County. Fellows enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, career development opportunities, and mentoring. Below is a snapshot of the salary and benefits available to Public Management Fellows: Salary: $50,000 Comprehensive health benefits for the Fellow and dependents Participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Accrued sick and vacation leave along with paid holidays County-sponsored membership with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants (IAMMA) Application Process: Interested candidates must submit all items outlined below. Incomplete submissions will not be considered further. completed application; cover letter stating interest, intent and how this position can help achieve the candidate’s future goals; current resume; minimum of three references with daytime phone numbers (those who have participated in a Master’s Degree program within the past three years may include academic references); and academic or professional writing sample of no more than five pages completely by the candidate within the past three years. Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Accounting or Finance? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Accountant Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $64,757 - $74,195 Job Summary: The Finance & Administrative Services (FAS) department is seeking an accounting professional to assist with departmental reviews, fiscal compliance and internal audits. Essential duties include the documentation and testing of internal controls; review of departments to ensure compliance with established financial and administrative policies; preparation of periodic financial reports and internal reviews; and ensure adherence to all external reporting requirements. This position reports directly to the Deputy Finance Director. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you will need to be team oriented, have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a substantially similar area, working knowledge of governmental accounting theory, and generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in an accounting environment, preferably in Public Accounting, or an equivalent combination of experience and training is recommended to perform the functions of the position. The individual should have a high level of comfort utilizing technology, computers, and basic office software with heavy emphasis in spreadsheet functions. Completion of Certificate in Public Accounting (CPA), or similar certification is preferable, but not required. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance and Administrative Services . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 20, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am -5:00pm) Summary: The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to implementing and coordinating accident and loss prevention programs including safety and risk assessment and improvement methods, principles of safe system design and key safety priorities for the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center according to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as Joint Commission Environment of Care (EOC) standards. This position is under moderate supervision.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full Time
Location: 2400 Belvidere Road Waukegan, IL (Belvidere Medical Bldg.) Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm (Some evening hours) Summary: Under general supervision, prepares and offers direct individual and community services, client advocacy, and providing both general and specific health interventions in the community, clinic and home settings. Work assignments are in-depth and of a broad scope requiring a high degree of responsibility and independence of action. Essential Functions: Provide direct services to clients in community, clinic and home settings according to need and established program protocols and procedures. Plan and implement special activities for clients. Assess learning needs of specific clients and adjust direct services to meet those needs. Engage client in program services according to established protocols and procedures. Develop and implement marketing strategies to reach targeted client groups and recruiting clients into needed services. Develop and maintain positive contacts with allied community service providers. Provide follow-up and referral to appropriate allied community services. Plan and promote networking among individuals and organizations that provide services to targeted clients. Maintain appropriate documentation of direct services in accordance with established program procedures. Maintain accountability for work through timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data direct services. Based on practice experience and analysis of service data, make recommendations for future program directions. Plan for and provide orientation and training for new staff and student interns. Participate in staff meetings and assigned training activities. Provide input into development of annual program goals and offers feedback/information necessary to assess progress toward their achievement including participation in grant site reviews. Actively contributes to the planning and implementation of program evaluation activities. Write reports. Develop and maintains computer skills needed to complete assigned duties. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Management roles.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Summary: The Cash Application Specialist performs work under minimum supervision all job duties at a high level of expertise in the Health Department’s finance office. The position has the primary responsibility to timely and accurately process, balance, analyze, and adjust grant, patient related payments and rejections either through electronic remittance advices or manually using Explanation of Benefit forms into NextGen. Accurately prepare, enter and balance deposits into both NextGen and Oracle. Ensures accurate records are kept for all payment activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate audit requirements as required. Assists with other billing or accounting projects as needed. Essential Functions: Processes and analyze all payments using Clearinghouses, NextGen, and Oracle systems and act upon the findings in a timely manner. Analyze the explanation of benefit advices from the various payers to determine the appropriate rejection code in order to ensure the accuracy of the data and entering the rejections. Process all credit card and manual patient payments. Process and balance payment deposits between NextGen and Oracle. Analyze and resolve all unapplied payments using NextGen reports. Review, adjust and collect NSF patient payments. Analyze and resolve all credit balance patient accounts. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Adhere to month end accounting deadlines for payment processing. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Organize and maintain payment documentation for the auditors. Differentiate between clearing house rejections and payer rejections by frequently working within the clearing house environment. Resolve all patient payment inquiries from internal and external customers. Gives appropriate information referrals and documents as necessary. Keeps thorough records of all activity including reporting and tracking of patient adjustments or corrections. Participates in staff meetings, in service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Runs and monitors reports. Assists with other projects and duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Highland Park, IL 60035, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
Location: 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm The Care Coordinator works in collaboration and continuous partnership with chronically ill or “high-risk” patients and their family/caregiver(s), clinic/hospital/specialty providers and staff, and community resources in a team approach to: Promote timely access to appropriate care Increase utilization of preventative care Reduce emergency room utilization and hospital readmissions Increase comprehension through culturally and linguistically appropriate education Create and promote adherence to a care plan, developed in coordination with the patient, primary care provider, and family/caregiver(s) Increase continuity of care by managing relationships with tertiary care providers, transitions-in-care, and referrals Increase patients’ ability for self-management and shared decision-making Provide medication reconciliation Connect patients to relevant community resources, with the goal of enhancing patient health and well-being, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing health care costs A typical day for the Care Coordinator will entail spending half of the day conducting one-on-one extended patient meetings (approximately 30-45 minutes long). The other half of the day will be spent on follow-up with patients, family/caregiver(s), providers, and community resources via secure email, phone calls, text messages, and other communications. Success in this position will lead to improved health for the patient and reduced health care costs for the managed population of patients.
Lake County, IL Highland Park, IL 60035, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Part Time
Location: 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 Hours: Monday and Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm The Care Coordinator works in collaboration and continuous partnership with chronically ill or “high-risk” patients and their family/caregiver(s), clinic/hospital/specialty providers and staff, and community resources in a team approach to: Promote timely access to appropriate care Increase utilization of preventative care Reduce emergency room utilization and hospital readmissions Increase comprehension through culturally and linguistically appropriate education Create and promote adherence to a care plan, developed in coordination with the patient, primary care provider, and family/caregiver(s) Increase continuity of care by managing relationships with tertiary care providers, transitions-in-care, and referrals Increase patients’ ability for self-management and shared decision-making Provide medication reconciliation Connect patients to relevant community resources, with the goal of enhancing patient health and well-being, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing health care costs A typical day for the Care Coordinator will entail spending half of the day conducting one-on-one extended patient meetings (approximately 30-45 minutes long). The other half of the day will be spent on follow-up with patients, family/caregiver(s), providers, and community resources via secure email, phone calls, text messages, and other communications. Success in this position will lead to improved health for the patient and reduced health care costs for the managed population of patients.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00am -5:00pm Summary Performs complex and technical accounting tasks under general supervision. Under minimum supervision performs all job duties at a high level of expertise and to be a resource for co-workers. This position performs or supports accounting functions in the area of Accounts Payable, I-Procurement, timekeeping, fixed assets and General Accounting working independently to perform financial tasks. This position has the primary responsibility to timely research and process accurately accounts payable invoices for payment and to ensure the agency is following all corporate compliance guidelines. Requires the ability to problem solve and research using various type and sources of financial information. Collects and organizes data to assist in processing and tracking revenues, expenses, vendor payments and grants as needed; and collects, organizes and tabulates data to enhance financial decisions. Is highly knowledgeable in the use of computer systems available for the position. Responsibilities: Research, review and input Accounts Payable invoices, vouchers, refunds, employee reimbursements, and mileage accurately and timely. Review and upload procurement card transactions. Reviews and researches vendor payment information by using inquiry functions and vendor files. Assist with running reports from the integrated financial system. Provides guidance and training to ensure that procedures and policies are adhered to. Participates in testing and analyzing the results within the integrated financial system upgraded annually or as needed. Enters, classifies, and process requisitions in the integrated financial system for supplies or services for the department. Log checks, cash, credit cards and ACH’s received within the department. Adhere to month and year end accounting deadlines. Assists in collection and reporting financial data for the budget. Assist in maintaining a fixed asset system. Attends appropriate in-service education, staff meetings, and seminars for professional development. Performs routine audits on accounts. Performs other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Summary The Director of Health Informatics is responsible for developing and implementing strategic clinical and population health management informatics and analytics strategy. Applies specialized informatics knowledge, theories, concepts, and tools to ensure effective use of information in health department programs. The Director serves as a champion for clinical and community systems and initiatives that support efficiency and effectiveness for end users, with the primary goal of advancing evidence-based practice and population health outcomes. The Director of Health Informatics is granted the responsibility and authority, using informatics skills, to make and inform complex decisions required to implement this transformative vision.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday 8:30am - 12:30 pm , Tuesday 12:30pm - 4:30pm , Wednesday 8:30am - 12:30pm , Thursday 12:30pm - 4:30pm. This is an 8 hour a week position with working 2 times per month at Head Start during the school year. Summary Provides direct clinical care of patients in accordance with the general policies and standards of performance established by the clinic. Elicit detailed patient histories and conduct complete dental assessment. Perform dental care and treatment planning including: diagnosis, preventive, operative, prosthetic, endodontic, pedodontic, surgical and oral pathologic procedures. Provide dental care to patients at all stages of the lifespan (infant-geriatric) inclusive of counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center.