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.

 

47 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan Summary: Do you want to make a difference by providing behavioral health services to the underserved and to those individuals in the Lake County population with the greatest need? Do you want to work with a talented and comprehensive support staff of Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Therapists, Certified Medical Assistants & Case Managers? We are proud to be in the top 6% of local health departments nationwide in population served, budget, and workforce. Ready to join the team? The Medical Director of Psychiatry supervises and coordinates the activities of our Behavioral Health psychiatrists and physicians. This leader serves as liaison between the psychiatric medical staff and the administration as well as providing psychiatric services to clients. Summary Reporting directly to the Chief Medical Officer, this position oversees clinical integration of Behavioral Health Services with other primary health care services. Responsibilities of this position include oversight and development of the Behavioral Health Medical Home model (in conjunction with Clinical Operations and Prevention), MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment) for patients with substance abuse, and coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer (including provider recruitment, development and retention, establishment and achievement of productivity benchmarks, quality improvement, and risk management to ensure quality and cost effective care). In addition, this position will also provide direct patient care. This position serves as a liaison between Behavioral Health, Clinical Operations, Prevention the health care providers, clinic staff and administration, and Health Department Directors. This position is full time (50% clinical and 50% administrative time).
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
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 Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Full Time
Location: Round Lake High School, 800 N High School Drive, Round Lake Beach, IL Hours: Monday (7:30am - 5:00pm), Tuesday-Thursday (7:00am - 5:00pm) Summary Under general supervision, assists physician and staff members in providing optimal ambulatory health care to patients, stocks and maintains exam and team rooms; assists with clinical and clerical duties. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures. Essential Functions • Checks patients' medical records for pertinent data. • Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for the provider by obtaining initial information and vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weights, BMI and head circumference as specified by program). • Documents chief complaints of patients and notifies the nurse/provider of unusual symptoms or complaints. • Assists in telephone follow-up with the patient as directed by the program. • Under the direction of the provider and/or nurse, assists with basic patient health education. • Inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition. • Maintains ordered supplies and keeps area stocked. Checks for medical supplies that are outdated. • Performs tasks including filing, chart documentation and telephone follow-up as assigned. • Performs peak flow; spirometry; EKG; application of Non-Stress Test (NST) belts; point of care testing and phlebotomy services as directed. • Administers immunizations for patients ordered by the provider. • Participates in the orientation and training of new certified medical assistants. • Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Centers (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 trainings, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on regular basis for professional development. • Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the patients and co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. • Assists and encourages 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
Nov 15, 2017
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 repairing and installing equipment and maintaining of buildings? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Maintenance II Location:, Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $19.32 - $23.77/Per Hour Job Summary: Responsible for providing building maintenance in such areas as skilled and semiskilled electrical, plumbing, carpentry and installed equipment maintenance. May supervise and provide less skilled maintenance mechanics with proper training in procedures and methods of maintenance. Prepare and forward material and parts requisitions; ensure proper inventory controls are in place for various materials and supplies. Inspect work while in progress and upon completion to ensure that it is in compliance with specifications. Inspect safety of all equipment, machinery and tools. Operate power driven and motorized equipment. Becoming a Maintenance II would allow you to be involved with maintenance and repairs within local government, ranging from light bulb change out, painting, minor plumbing and electrical maintenance. Your day will consist of completing routine work orders, building inspections, dispatch of emergency calls, and winter snow and ice management. 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 5-7 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of carpentry, basic plumbing and electrical; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Must have a valid driver's license. 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 & 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
Nov 15, 2017
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 repairing and installing equipment and maintaining of buildings? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Maintenance III Location:, Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $21.17 - $26.14/Per Hour Job Summary: Responsible for providing building maintenance in such areas as skilled and semiskilled HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and utility systems of buildings. May supervise and provide less skilled maintenance mechanics with proper training in procedures and methods of maintenance. Prepare and forward material and parts requisitions; ensure proper inventory controls are in place for various materials and supplies. Inspect work while in progress and upon completion to ensure that it is in compliance with specifications. Inspect safety of all equipment, machinery and tools. Operate power driven and motorized equipment. Becoming a Maintenance III would allow you to be involved with maintenance and repairs within local government, ranging from formulating and implementing preventive maintenance programs for utility systems, equipment and building maintenance; maintain accurate records regarding annual inspection of equipment, assist in the maintenance and general procurement of materials and parts, assign work duties and inspect work of subordinates. Your day will consist of completing routine work orders, building inspections, and dispatch of emergency calls, and winter snow and ice management. 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 8-10 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of carpentry, basic plumbing and electrical; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Must have a valid drivers license. 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 & 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
Nov 14, 2017
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Tuesday & Thursday (8:00am-5:00pm) Friday (8:00am-3:30pm) Summary: Provides trauma informed, evidenced based individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to clients and their families. Assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Provides services primarily in community settings and within other community agencies as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently works with clients who have experienced a trauma and clients with coexisting disorders. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Population served is within the SAMHSA System of Care Grant.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday (9:00am-6:00pm) Tuesday (11:00am-7:30pm) Wednesday & Thursday (8:30am-5:00pm) Friday (8:00am-1:00pm) Summary: Provides evidenced based individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to clients and their families. Assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Provides services primarily in community settings and within other community agencies as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Population served is within the SAMHSA System of Care Grant.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am-5:00pm) Summary Provides direct technological system support to all programs across the agency. Conducts analysis of business and user needs, documents requirements and applies this knowledge of EHR software to work with the software vendor and/or internal programs to implement solutions.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday & Tuesday (9:00am-2:30pm) Wednesday & Thursday (8:00am-12:00pm) Summary Provides support services for youth and families from the perspective of an experienced parent/family member whose child has received or who is receiving services from the mental health system. Promotes family driven, youth guided principals by ensuring that program staff provides services in accordance to these principals. Provides wraparound facilitation for youth and families to develop plans of care. Coordinates the community wraparound council to include collaboration with community partners. Guides, emotionally supports, and assists children and families. Provides support services for families receiving services from the program and community partners. Population served is within the SAMHSA System of Care Grant.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday: 9:00am -5:00pm, and Thursday: 9:00am -2:30pm Summary: Responsible for gather, summarizing and analyzing data through auditing medical and other records of the SAMHSA System of Care grant program. Performs project management and coordination functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reviews protocols and becomes knowledgeable of protocols and requirements related to SAMHSA National Outcome Measures, Child Outcome Measures for Discretionary Programs and other clinical care and training outcome measures. Conducts local performance assessment for the SAMHSA grant Reviews policies and becomes knowledgeable of Standing Operating Procedures/policies related to required audits. Structures and priorities project activities. Secures necessary Governance Council, patient and participant information lists for each quarterly/annual review. Facilitates and maintains records of project participant discussions, analysis and decisions/recommendations. Uses PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) cycle of quality improvement. Conducts follow up reviews to determine if actions resulted in improvements and takes timely and appropriate actions to assure improvement. Conducts audits of population of focus according to specific audit protocols, guidelines and criteria Conduct audits for each of the required categories. Coordinates activities with SAMHSA requirements and recommendations Responsible for facilitating the project from pre-application assistance to project close-out ensuring timely reviews of projects to a decision point identifying and eliminating problems, and ensuring the timely completion of related documents. Maintains and tracks the status of the project. Uses required computer systems for building a database and for reporting. Documents findings for each required category. Reviews documentation on all work sheets for accuracy of information. Ability to calculate percentages and report statistical significance Demonstrates critical thinking skills in collaboration with others as appropriate. Assures project close-out activities (including final reporting, reviews and documentation) are completed in a timely manner.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm, Tuesday: 11:00am - 7:30pm, Wednesday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm and Friday: 8:00am -1:00pm Summary: Provides evidenced based individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to clients and their families. Assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Provides services in office and community settings. Works as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Responsible for providing screening, assessment, and support services/crisis response to clients who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, who are psychiatrically hospitalized or who are being discharged from psychiatric hospitals. Provides after hours on call services to respond to youth at the site of crisis. Responsible for evaluating and assessing clients. Population served is within the SAMHSA System of Care grant. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Maintains regular contact with an active caseload Consults with the supervisor regarding transfer/placement of a client to another level of service, as needed. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Assists clients in obtaining public entitlements, housing, community resources, etc. Attends clinical staff meetings with Court Services, schools, agencies and others, as necessary. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and clinical staff meetings on assigned clients. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Conducts after hours crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Summary Under direct supervision, assists in preparing for and offering 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 specialized with specific areas of responsibility and independence of action. Essential Functions Liaises with state governmental partners in support of system of care improvements Liaises with state non-governmental partners to support youth and family involvement in behavioral health Liaises with community behavioral health provider organizations to support policy and practice changes that are consistent with System of Care principles Designs and implements health education for community behavioral health providers on system of care principles and care coordination Designs and implements health education for community behavioral health providers on awareness of serious emotional disturbances in youth Designs and implements health education for community organizations (schools, juvenile justice, non-profits, etc.) on mental health first aid, collaboration and connecting children/youth to treatment Coordinates with the Program Evaluator to track systems-level changes in the behavioral health care environment and among partners Attends Wraparound Council meetings. Identifies educational needs and establishes goals and objectives for staff education in relation to system of care; assists in implementing staff orientation and training. Evaluates the results of staff and community educational programs Designs brochures, pamphlets and educational materials that are appropriate to target populations and use low literacy principles and techniques to promote the message. Work scope is within the SAMHSA System of Care grant. Performs other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Highland Park, IL 60035, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Full Time
Location: 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park (North Shore Health Center) Hours: Monday & Wednesday (11:30am-7:30pm) Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (8:30am-4:30pm) Summary Under direct supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in a variety of duties relating to patient representation. Work may involve direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques and procedures. Performs associated clerical support to include telephone contact, inventory control and record keeping.
Lake County, IL Multiple Locations, Illinois
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
As a Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse (APN), you will provide direct clinical care to clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication. You will work with your collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. This position will rotate between 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL and 423 East Washington, Round Lake Beach, IL Child and Adolescent experience strongly preferred. Full-time desired, part-time available. Clinical Practice: Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for clients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis. Clinically examine and assess client needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly. Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for clients with complex needs. Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan. Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to client needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice. Work with clients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments. Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions. Prioritize health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the client in complex, urgent or emergency situations. Support clients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care. As an employee of the Lake County Health Department you will enjoy: National Health Service Corps & Illinois Rural Scholars Program, Student Loan Repayment (HPSA Score: 19). Full Liability and Tail Coverage (Federal Tort Claims Act). Competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. Flexible working hours for work/life balance. Comprehensive wellness and training program.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
As a Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse (APN), you will provide direct clinical care to clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication. You will work with your collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Clinical Practice: Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for clients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis. Clinically examine and assess client needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly. Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for clients with complex needs. Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan. Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to client needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice. Work with clients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments. Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions. Prioritize health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the client in complex, urgent or emergency situations. Support clients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care. As an employee of the Lake County Health Department you will enjoy: National Health Service Corps & Illinois Rural Scholars Program, Student Loan Repayment (HPSA Score: 19). Full Liability and Tail Coverage (Federal Tort Claims Act). Competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. Flexible working hours for work/life balance. Comprehensive wellness and training program.
Lake County, IL Multiple Locations, Illinois
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
Summary: Responsible for the provision of direct medical care within the scope practice in accordance with established standard of care. May be assigned at one or more of the clinical facilities of the Service Area. We're recruiting for healthcare centers in North Chicago IL (Part-Time), Zion IL (Full-Time), and Round Lake Beach IL (Full-Time). Essential Functions: Provides skilled medical examinations of adults and/or children, including complete histories and physicals. Provides continuing care of patients and follow-up as needed. Prescribes laboratory testing and radiology studies. Prescribes and/or administers medications as needed. Hospitalizes patients as needed. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Refers patients to other Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center services, other agencies or to specialists, as the cases require. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Participates in the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Proved education and direction to clients, family members and or significant others. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. 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. As an employee of the Lake County Health Department you will enjoy: National Health Service Corps & Illinois Rural Scholars Program, Student Loan Repayment (HPSA Score: 19). Full Liability and Tail Coverage (Federal Tort Claims Act). Competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. Flexible working hours for work/life balance. Comprehensive wellness and training program.
Lake County, IL Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
Location: 224 West Clarendon Drive, Round Lake Beach Il (Midlakes Health Center) Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) Tuesday (11:30 am - 8:00 pm) Friday & Saturday (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) * 1st Friday and Saturday are scheduled at half days. The other Fridays are full days and no corresponding Saturdays* Summary Is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 01, 2017
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. Position: Management Fellow - County Administrator's Office Location: Based in County Administrator’s Office in Waukegan; Travels throughout County facilities based on assignment Salary: $44,457 Annually Job Summary: Lake County is offering a unique opportunity for a well qualified and highly motivated professional to play a key role in the County’s Administrative Office. Lake County, located between Chicago and Milwaukee along the shore of Lake Michigan, offers an outstanding blend of urban, suburban and rural communities. A community of 703,000 across 470 miles, Lake County is ICMA recognized, has a $485M budget, an AAA bond rating by Moody's and S&P, and employs approximately 2,700. The purpose of the management fellowship program is to offer qualified individuals practical public administrative work experiences in a challenging and progressive environment. The program offers candidates the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, new perspectives and/or past work experiences to accomplish real goals and objectives in one of the largest public sector entities in the State of Illinois. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop professional skills and credentials by: 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 groups. Fellows will gain management experience in several topical areas through rotation among various administrative functions depending upon need and time. Areas available include, but are not limited to: organizational development and governance, community and economic development, financial management, human resource management, information technology, legislation, water/wastewater treatment, solid waste management, highway maintenance, law enforcement, corrections, support for the criminal justice system, public health and strategic planning. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited program of Public Administration, Public Policy or related field, or current enrollment in such a program. Possess advanced research, analytical and problem-solving skills. Possess strong written and oral communication skills in an effort to present initiatives effectively to diverse groups and individuals. Demonstrate a commitment to developing a career public sector management. Adhere to the ICMA Code of Ethics and be dedicated to rigorous professional development. This program offers temporary full-time (40 hours/week) employment. The successful candidate must be willing to make a 12-month commitment to the County. While there is no guarantee of continuation of employment with the County after completion of the program, the experience will prepare the individual to compete for other employment opportunities both with the County and with other local public sector agencies. Fellows enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, career development opportunities, and mentoring by senior staff. In addition, the Program provides valuable work experience, offers the opportunity to contribute creative and innovative ideas, and provides an ideal setting to learn about important issues and emerging trends. Below is a snapshot of the salary and benefits available to management interns: Starting salary of approximately $44,457 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 apply by completing an application and submitting a college transcripts, a list of personal, professional and academic references (3 each and; academic references required only for those candidates who participated in a Master’s Degree program within the past three years) and a resume with cover letter. The cover letter should describe academic accomplishments, future goals and how this position can help achieve the candidate’s future goals, a description of related work experiences and the mutual benefits that will be gained for the candidate and the County as a result of participating in the program. 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
Oct 28, 2017
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 real estate or housing? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Planner – Housing/Community Development Grant Administration Specialist Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $50,242.50 - $56,396 Job Summary: Responsible for project management and compliance of community development and housing grants with state and federal regulations. Becoming a Housing/Community Development Grant Administration Specialist would allow you to support the development of affordable housing and community revitalization projects within local government, ranging from grants to rehabilitate single family homes and community facilities to construct apartment buildings. Your day will consist of working with local housing developers and elected officials to generate activities that meet the priorities of Lake County’s five-year Housing & Community Development Consolidated Plan. 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 bachelor’s degree and three years of experience or a master’s degree with two years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of housing and real estate, possess the ability to problem solve effectively 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 Planning, Building & Development . 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
Oct 21, 2017
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. This position could very well be for you: Position: Senior Clerk Receptionist Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $15.08/hour Job Summary: Perform clerical duties of a legal nature and the operation of a multi-telephone system, serving as a back-up receptionist greeting customers and determining services needed. Assist with a variety of vital records work as needed. Becoming a Senior Clerk Receptionist would allow you to be involved with various projects within the County Clerk's Office, ranging from customer service to administrative duties such as filing, photocopying and faxing. In order to be successful in this role you should have completed a high school program preferably supplemented by business and computer courses and, 2-5 years of experience in clerical work. Individuals should possess the ability to provide careful attention to detail, possess excellent customer service skills, a high degree of accuracy while multi-tasking and the ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality. A Senior Clerk Receptionist should exhibit the ability to function in a fast-paced environment. This position demands strict adherence to legal controls, office policies and ethical principles, communicate in a professional manner with public, supervisors and co-workers. Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly desired. Candidates must have strong knowledge of modern office practices including filing systems and procedures and Microsoft Office Suite. 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 this job and the department you will be working for, visit County Clerk website . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . 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