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PROJECT MANAGER-OEMC
Job Number:
0310-OEMC-2017

Description
PROJECT MANAGER-O.E.M.C.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Office of Emergency Management and Communications

Number of Positions: 1

DUTIES:

Serve as backup to the Deputy Director of TMA; oversee all staff within the section and make decisions when Deputy Director is not readily available.

Manage and oversee four Superintendents; Special Traffic Services

Oversee all traffic and crossing guard operations; work closely with Superintendents of Special Traffic Services to manage all projects and tasks; projects include, but are not limited to staffing & schedules, citywide events, emergency situations, and ongoing construction projects.

Work alongside with Crossing Guard transition team to ensure project is being completed; this includes staffing, general operations, vehicle and ensuring proper technology is in place.

Work closely with IDOT/CDOT regarding traffic related projects; this includes, but is not limited to construction projects, citywide events, and emergency situations.

Meet with agencies involved with the planning process for all events involving the need for traffic services; delegate and oversee responsibilities to staff necessary for successful events.

Work closely with office administration to ensure that all policies and procedures are being adhered to

Ensure proper billing procedures for various internal agencies as well as outside vendors

Work collaboratively with the union and labor/legal relations regarding and bargaining unit issues that may arise. Performs other related duties as required.

THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree or Public Administration or a field of study directly related to the responsibilities of the position, plus five years of project management work experience.

Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

A copy of your licenses, valid U.S. Driver’s License or training certificates will be required at time of processing, if applicable.

NOTE: This position requires applicants to complete an interview which includes a writing exercise as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position based on the written and oral part of the interview, will be selected,

AND

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:

Previous professional Project Management experience in TRAFFIC management related projects.

Previous professional experience in managing personnel.

Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you are disabled and require a reasonable accommodation to file your application due to pregnancy or disability, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources at 312-744-4976, TTY: 312-744-5035. You will be required to provide information regarding your request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor    Soo Choi, Commissioner
Job Posting: Jan 19, 2017, 12:01:00 AM |
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Feb 1, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 20 | Salary: $99-109K
Pay Basis:Yearly

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POSITION AVAILABLE

Transportation Industry Customer Service Representative II

The Bureau of Transportation is seeking applicants for the position of Transportation Industry Customer Service Representative II (5 positions) for its Processing Section, located in Sangamon County at 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois.

Brief Description of Duties

Processes applications received via walk-in traffic, mail, fax or e-mail for licenses, permits, registrations, certificates and other credentials; verifies compliance related issues including insurance, corporate status, financial responsibility, criminal background checks and inspections; validates applications and fund instruments; issues licenses, permits, registrations, certificates, and vehicle indicia; files, scans, and dockets documents; enters and maintains various data to assure correct information is available to ICC staff and police and other enforcement personnel; informs regulated entities of impending suspension and/or possible revocations of their license, authority or credential; acts as liaison between regulated entity and insurance company to assure all filings are properly and timely filed; verifies insurance information on the electronic database for various law enforcement agencies; monitors insurance status and generates the necessary correspondence regarding the cancellation of insurance filings; conducts system review and suggests proposed changes in existing computer; exercises independence and responsibility in duties and tasks assigned which relate to assistance in the accomplishment of the Processing Section’s related goals and objectives; and performs other duties, special projects or research, as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Training and Experience Required

This position is an exempt merit compensation (non-CMS) position and is non-exempt from Rutan. This position reports directly to the supervisor of the Processing and Information Section of the Transportation Bureau. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of office experience working with businesses and individuals in a regulated environment. Preferred candidate would also possess two years of college coursework and familiarity with regulation under the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law, Illinois Commercial Relocation of Trespassing Vehicles Law, Collateral Recovery Act, Illinois Commercial Safety Towing Law, or Personal Property Storage Act and associated administrative code parts regarding the issuance of operating credentials and the ability to apply this knowledge to assist regulated entities, insurance companies, licensing bureaus and trade associations in individual situations. Also requires effective oral and written English communication skills; courtesy and patience; the ability to work in a somewhat distracting environment; and a working knowledge of the personal computer and its related software programs and applications.

The Transportation Industry Customer Service Representative II is an exempt merit compensation grade 07 position with a minimum salary of $35,712 per year. Work hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, CMS-100, and copies of your college transcripts to Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701. Veterans should also submit a copy of their DD214. Questions may be referred to Cheryl Barrett at 217-557-4206 or cbarrett@icc.illinois.gov.

Posting Period: January 23 through February 3, 2017

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POSITION AVAILABLE

Railroad Safety Specialist III

The Bureau of Transportation is seeking an individual to work as a Railroad Safety Specialist III – Track Safety Option in the Railroad Safety Program. This position will be headquartered at 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701 (Sangamon County). This position will work primarily in northern and northeastern Illinois.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Under general direction, performs complex track inspections, via hi-rail equipment (vehicles adapted to travel on railroad track) or on foot; inspects to determine proper operation and compliance with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Track Safety Standards; investigates compliance and responds to inquiries concerning unsafe/defective trackage, excessive train speeds, improper yard procedures, and unsafe working conditions for employees; investigates complaints from railroad employees, the general public, or legislative or governmental representatives involving unsafe conditions of track or the other subject areas of responsibility, and interviews complainants, railroad officials, and any parties as required for proper investigation of the complaint, performs either individually, or as a member or a leader of a team, investigations of significant train accidents resulting in serious injury to persons or property damage and determines probably cause of accident or incident and whether any federal regulations were violated; plans inspection itineraries; and coordinates the preparation of testimony and staff recommendations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED:

Requires a bachelor of science degree in engineering or the equivalent and two years recent experience in the track maintenance field; experience within the railroad industry may be substituted for the college on a two-year-for-one-year basis; extensive knowledge of the federal track safety regulations, Illinois Commercial Transportation Law and Illinois Commerce Commission rules; extensive knowledge of track inspection techniques, track maintenance methods and equipment; ability to collect and review data and field information in order to render preliminary findings, conclusions and recommendations both informally and at formal hearings; ability to use personal computers to create and manage computer databases and generate reports; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with fellow employees, the public, local and state authorities, railroad and FRA employees; and ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Must complete FRA certification as a track inspector within six months of date of hire.

This position is represented by RC-62 of AFSCME, Council 31, AFL-CIO, and the expected salary range is $5,770 to $8,873 per month. Work hours are anticipated to be 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. three days per week and 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. one day per week.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, CMS-100, college transcripts (photocopies are acceptable), and proof of any Veteran status claimed to: Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701 on or before February 3, 2017. If you applied when this position was originally posted in August 2016 and still wish to be considered, send an email confirming your continued interest to Cheryl Barrett. Questions may be referred to her at 217-557-4206 or cbarrett@icc.illinois.gov.

Posting Period: 1/23/17 to 2/3/17

POSITION AVAILABLE

The Safety and Reliability Division is seeking two individuals to work as a JULIE Enforcement Investigators (One-Call Enforcement Investigators) in its One-Call Enforcement Program which is located in Sangamon County at 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois.

Brief Description of Duties:

Performs thorough and objective investigations of suspected violations of the Damage Prevention Act through the use of information requests, phone conversations, internet searches, on-site visits, or any other resource deemed appropriate; presents written investigation findings and recommendations that are completely documented, unbiased, and consistent with Illinois Law and Commission administrative rules; presents and defends investigation findings through oral presentations at Advisory Committee meetings; prepares written testimony setting forth investigation findings in docketed matters before the Commission; defends testimony under cross-examination; makes effective use of the Commission’s computer resources, include developing proficiency in the use of the JULIE Enforcement Database; and recommends new Enforcement Program policies.

Training and Experience Required:

Requires extensive knowledge of excavation techniques and processes, underground utility facility marking techniques and the Damage Prevention Act. Also requires thorough knowledge of agency programs, rules and regulations; thorough knowledge of composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation; and experience using a personal computer and word processing software such as Microsoft Word, e-mail software such as Microsoft Outlook, and internet browsing software, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. Maturity, judgment and discretion to handle sensitive and confidential documents, information, and situations in a professional manner are essential. In-state travel of 10 to 20 percent is anticipated.

The JULIE Enforcement Investigator (One-Call Enforcement Investigator) is represented by AFSCME and is an RC 62, grade 19 position with an expected monthly salary range of $4,612 to $6990. The position will report directly to the Manager, One-Call Enforcement. After the first six months of employment, Investigators work 75 hours in a two-week period.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, CMS-100, college transcripts (photocopies fine), and proof of any Veteran status claimed to: Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701. Questions may be referred to Cheryl Barrett at 217-557-4206 or cbarrett@icc.illinois.gov.

Posting Period: 1/23/17 to 2/3/17

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Job Number:
9109-OEMC-2017

Description
Crossing Guard – Per Agreement
BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with Public Safety- S.E.I.U. Local 73, I.B.E.W.- Local 21 (Bargaining Unit #02).

Attention members in Bargaining Unit #02: Please select 02- S.E.I.U. Local 73 / IBEW 21 – Public Safety from the Bargaining Unit drop-down menu.

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: http://www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.

YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAYCHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO GET YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION

Office of Emergency Management & Communications

Number of Vacancies: up to 45 (upon OBM approval)

Essential Duties

* Stops and directs traffic to ensure the safety of school children and other pedestrians crossing at designated intersections

* Signals to pedestrians indicating when streets are safe to cross

* Guides and assists children and other pedestrians across intersections

* Maintains order among children as they approach the intersection

* Reports traffic violations to supervisor, providing information on vehicle’s license number, make, and model

* Informs supervisor of traffic signal malfunctions and construction projects on assigned posts

* Responds to requests for geographic directions from the public

* May issue traffic citations for violations of the City’s traffic laws

NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

LOCATION: Various Chicago Police districts throughout the City of Chicago
SHIFT: Monday through Friday (school schedule)
HOURS: 2 hours am and 2 hours pm (split shift)
THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO BENEFITS

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Willingness and ability to perform the duties of the job. Must be at least 19 years of age at the closing date of application.

NOTE: You must provide proof of age documentation at the time of processing. This can include a driver’s license, state I.D. or birth certificate.

Working Conditions

* Exposure to outdoor weather conditions

* Exposure to noise

Physical Requirements

* Heavy lifting (up to 75 pounds) is required

* Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time

* Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one’s body, arms and /or legs

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position is willing and able. Bidders who successfully apply for the position will be considered for vacancies in SENIORITY ORDER and according to the CBA. Non-Bidder applicants who successfully apply for the position will be considered for vacancies in a lottery/random order by the zip code in which they reside.

NOTE: Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug screen and other pre-employment procedures as determined by the Chicago Police Department.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.

CPS GRADUATE PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers a CPS Graduate Preference to high school graduates from the Chicago Public School system. In order to receive the CPS Graduate Preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a CPS high school graduate by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you a high school graduate of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and do you want to be considered for this preference?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your high school graduation from a Chicago Public

High School. You must attach a copy of your high school transcripts or diploma from a Chicago Public High School. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the CPS Graduate Preference.

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Military Friendly Employer

THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO BENEFITS

City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor; Soo Choi, Commissioner
Job Posting: Jan 20, 2017, 12:01:00 AM |
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Feb 2, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 02 | Salary: $13.80/HOUR

Pay Basis:Yearly

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Supervising Traffic Control Aide

Job Number:
9105-OEMC-2017
Description
SUPERVISING TRAFFIC CONTROL AIDE

BID ANNOUNCEMENT

These positions are open to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with BY THE PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES UNION – S.E.I.U., LOCAL 73 AND I.B.E.W. LOCAL 21 (BARGAINING UNIT 02).

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: http://www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & COMMUNICATIONS:

Location: Office of Emergency Management and Communications & Citywide
Shift: Various (2nd and 3rd watch)
Hours: 7AM – 3PM and 2PM – 10 PM
Number of Vacancies: 12

Under general supervision, supervises and coordinates the work activities of a group of Traffic Control Aides in a designated area, and performs related duties as required

Essential Duties: Supervises subordinate staff engaged in controlling the flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic at assigned intersections and traffic areas leading into and out of special events. Makes work assignments and patrols assigned area, monitoring activities and manned intersections, ensuring Traffic Control Aides are at assigned crossings at designated times and dressed in proper attire. Monitors daily manpower and reassigns staff to adjust for staffing shortages or unexpected crowds. Conducts roll call to verify attendance, distribute work assignments and area maps, and perform uniform inspections. Notifies supervisor of reported traffic violations, traffic signal malfunctions, and construction projects occurring in the area. Trains staff on proper traffic control and pedestrian crossing procedures. Monitors performance and conducts performance evaluations of subordinate staff. Maintains timekeeping records and authorizes time off. Prepares narrative and statistical work reports of traffic activities, and documents accidents or atypical incidents. Drives a vehicle to patrol areas, checking to ensure personnel are at assigned locations, properly directing traffic flow, and following established safety practices; transports personnel. Directs vehicular and pedestrian traffic and control the flow of traffic in the absence of Traffic

Control Aides, as required. Answers inquiries and provides geographic directions to the public, as required.

CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR HIRE MUST PASS ALL PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTS, IF APPLICABLE.

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Three years of public safety or traffic control experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.

CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR HIRE MUST PASS ALL PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTS, IF APPLICABLE.

Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

Education & Employment Verification – Education & Employment Verification- Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to successfully PASS a written test IN ORDER TO BE interviewed AND a written skills assessment exercise which will be a PART of the interview process. The cut score of the test is subject to change based on standard statistical analysis of test results. Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been analyzed and compiled. The interviewed candidate(s) who possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected by SENIORITY order and according to the CBA rules.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted. Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human

Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR HIRE MUST PASS ALL PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTS, IF APPLICABLE.

City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Military Friendly Employer City of Chicago Department of Human Resources Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

Job Posting: Jan 20, 2017, 12:01:00 AM |
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: Feb 2, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 02 | Salary: $43,368.00/YEAR
Pay Basis:Yearly

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IDOT is Hiring:

For these postings you must apply directly with IDOT and use their application. These are not titles graded by CMS.

 
Engineering Technician IV Aggregate Area… Full-Time $4,695.00 – $6,735.00 Monthly 02/02/17
Snow Removal Operator (Hourly Snowbird) Emergency $20.55 Hourly 02/02/17
Technical Manager III Senior Contract Co… Full-Time $4,670.00 – $6,483.00 Monthly 02/02/17
Technical Manager IV Statewide Records C… Full-Time $5,015.00 – $7,085.00 Monthly 01/25/17
Technical Manager V Freight Rail Project… Full-Time $6,020.00 – $8,115.00 Monthly 01/25/17
Technical Manager V User Experience (UX)… Full-Time $6,020.00 – $8,115.00 Monthly 01/25/17

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Bicycling and Safe Routes Ambassadors Hiring- Seasonal Positions

Posted: 3/28/2016 

JOB DESCRIPTION: BICYCLING/SAFE ROUTES AMBASSADORS

START DATE: May 16, 2016
LENGTH OF JOB: September 11, 2016
COMPENSATION: $13-$15 per hour, approximately 35-40 hours/week.

Read more here…

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CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
2016 Local School Council Elections (JUDGES NEEDED)
for: April 13th- 14th
Applications are available at

-CPS Schools
-CPS WEBSITE (www.cps.edu)
LSC Relations Office 2651 W. Washington (3rd Floor)

Application deadline March 11th @3:00pm

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STATE OF ILLINOIS
Capital Development Board
Stratton Office Building
3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62706http://work.illinois.gov/
 
Invites applications for the position of:
PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE

An Equal Opportunity Employer

BID ID #: CDB0092
JOB TYPE: Full-Time
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1
PLAN/BU: RC062

SALARY
$3,969.00 – $5,913.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 03/08/17

CLOSING DATE: 03/17/17 04:59 PM

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under direction, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in the development, analysis and coordination of capital programs’ activities; contracting for the preparation of contract documents; document evaluation and review; managing design and construction and reviewing cost estimates. Requires travel and overnights.

Major Challenges

  • Ensuring proper execution of agency policies and procedures to effectively manage and control capital construction activities;
  • Coordinating between CDB staff, using agencies, consultants and contractors;
  • Maintaining a current knowledge of codes, cost trends, new construction methods and new technological applications;
  • Ensuring that project funds are spent properly and the project stays within budget; and
  • Minimizing the number of Request for Proposal & Change Orders (RFP/CO).
  • The effectiveness of this position is measured by the incumbent’s ability to deliver a completed project on schedule and within budget and by the incumbent’s progress in learning CDB’s procedures and professional growth.  One year probationary period for new hires.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Assists, when assigned by the Regional Manager, in the development of project scopes, budgets and surveys.
  2. Shares project information with using agencies, CDB’s Capital Planning Liaisons (CPL), and other parties, regarding activities and ensures that project design meets their requirements and continues to provide technical assistance and works in conjunction with the using agencies.
  3. Keeps the construction administration management apprised of project status and problems.
  4. Attends field meetings, gives presentations, and conducts inspections of job sites to assess progress on assigned projects.
  5. Ensures that design criteria, project designs, project budgets and project schedules are properly reviewed by CDB staff and consultants.
  6. Reviews plans and specifications to ensure compliance with all applicable design requirements and with the using agencies’ programs
  7. Monitors and controls design schedule and budget to ensure that consultant keeps project design within budget.
  8. Participates in bid openings, reviews analysis of bids and recommends award of contracts, based on acceptable bid(s) presented.
  9. Reviews and approves Contractor’s Schedule of Values (CSV) and verifies invoices for design and construction progress payments.
  10. Reviews and monitors construction schedules and facilitates construction progress to meet critical completion dates.
  11. Reviews Requests for Proposal & Change Orders (RFP/CO) to determine justification, accuracy, coordination, estimated cost and impact on project.
    1. Reviews Requests for Proceed Orders (PO) to determine justification, accuracy, coordination, estimated cost and impact on project.
  12. Reviews and recommends approval of RFP/Co’s and PO’s, and approves RFP/CO’s and PO’s up to the specified authorization level.
  13. Compiles data and prepares reports using various computer software.
  14. Works with architects/engineers (A/E’s), contractors and using agencies to resolve project problems and acts as a resource to the construction administration management, if they become involved.
  15. Obtains approvals by others and approves project substantial/final completion certifications.
  16. Evaluates A/E’s and contractor’s performances.
  17.  Shall be assigned a mentor to further professional growth.
  18. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably with the scope of the duties cited above.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience
A bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or a construction-related field, or knowledge of the above cited fields with a minimum of four years of experience.  One year of college-related education is equal to one year of construction-related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of architecture, engineering, or a construction-related field; the ability to interpret and apply these fields to CDB projects.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in collecting, analyzing, and appraising technical notes and data regarding engineering reports and project problems.
  • Knowledge of building design, construction, remodeling, and facility maintenance.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with members of the construction community, using agencies, and staff.
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Correctable vision for close work on design drawings, project related documents and on site construction projects surveillance.
  • Availability to travel, a valid Illinois driver’s license, proper vehicle insurance, access to a vehicle or other means of travel.

WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT

Work Hours:    Monday – Friday 8:30-5:00 (Flexible & 9 Day Schedule)
Location –          100 W. Randolph
Suite 14-600 JRTC
Chicago, IL 60601

Agency Contact:
Debbi Denzler
Personnel Administrator
Capital Development Board
Third Floor, Wm. G. Stratton Building
401 S. Spring St., Springfield, IL 62706
217-782-7222
Email: Debbi.Denzler@illinois.gov
HOW TO APPLY

Non-Code positions:

This position is non-code and does not require a grade from CMS.  Applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary history to the contact above.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
http://work.illinois.gov/
OR
Stratton Office Building
3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62706
Job #CDB0092
PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE
Traffic Permit Technician  ($12.29 /Hour) Deadline to apply 3/20/17
 
·         High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required.
·         Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.
·         Ability to work with the public in a professional manner.
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
·         Must pass a typing test with 40 WPM in order to qualify for an interview.
 
Utility Technician  ($23.07 /Hour) Deadline to apply 3/20/17

 

  • College degree in engineering or a high school degree and ten (10) years of experience in a construction related field.
  • Prior experience evaluating design and construction schedules, costs feasibility, as well as recommendations for changes and approvals.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering plans including profiles and cross-sections.
  • Good composition and writing skills in order to generate concise, objective and meaningful correspondence.
  • Good organizational skills to keep track of several concurrent projects.
  • Ability to work independently, be assertive, be capable of controlling field inspections and enforcing the Authority’s policies and procedures.

 

Employee Benefits Manager      ($70,000.00 – $80,000.00 Annually)  

Deadline to apply 3/21/17   

  • Education/Experience: 5+ years’ experience (including a Supervisory role) in benefits management, retirement planning, workers comp and risk management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the area of HR, Business, or other relevant field is required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred. PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification preferred; CEBS Certification a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and staff and with external clients.
  • Capability to effectively plan and set priorities.
  • Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously, while working under pressure to meet deadlines, while paying close attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal and state regulations with regards to benefits administration, including ERISA, COBRA, ACA, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA, DOL and other industry legislation.
  • A working knowledge of health and welfare plans, with demonstrated ability to explain, apply and understand analysis techniques, benefit plan design and employee benefit laws.
  • Experience designing, developing or implementing employment benefit, health, retirement and wellness programs & policies in partnership with senior management, utilizing extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Superior organizational, project/process management and technical skills as demonstrated by an ability to manage multiple detailed projects and drive towards deadlines.
  • A collaborative leader who is confident and assertive in style, but respectful of others; Team-oriented with the ability to build deep relationships and earn the respect of others.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and professionalism when handling highly confidential and sensitive information.