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HUMAN SERVICES CASEWORK MANAGER - 1978800

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Sep 14, 2021
Location: 

Centralia, IL, US, 62801-4530

Job Requisition ID:  7173

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Closing Date/Time:  09/27/2021 
Salary:  $5326.00 - $7964.00/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Marion 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification # 10-95-7173-30825

 

Position Overview

Under general direction, supervises and administers the activities of professional and technical staff providing the full range of social and welfare casework services to applicants or recipients of public assistance in a local office in the Division of Family & Community Services, Department of Human Services (DHS). Provides training to caseworker staff to maximize effectiveness and verifies efficient and proper delivery of public assistance programs.  Interprets and implements new procedures for existing programs and new initiatives. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with community resources to improve and expand service delivery.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as working supervisor.

 

2. Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews the work of professional caseworkers.

 

3. Interprets, explains, and implements new policies and procedures or changes in existing policies and procedures.

 

4. Implements and interprets new initiatives related to welfare reform.

 

5. Establishes and maintains effective public relations with employers and other interested parties in the local area served.

 

6. Reviews and evaluates reports of casework activities.

 

7. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires skill, knowledge, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college with courses in social science or business.
  2. Requires two years professional supervisory experience in a public welfare agency or three years of professional experience in welfare teaching, public health or other public services or completion of an agency-sponsored management intern program. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of policies, procedures and goals of public assistance programs and welfare reform in Illinois.

Work Hours:  8:30 am- 5:00 pm- Monday- Friday  
Work Location: Marion County FCRC 

800 S. Locust Street, Centralia, IL 
Agency Contact: 
DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov

HR Contact: Krista.buss@illlinois.gov

Job Function:  Social Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

DHS Mission Statement -  IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Please submit application via email to: TO APPLY:  SEND BID FORM AND CMS100/B TO DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov

 

Include the Posting ID # and your complete name in the subject line of the email when applying.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.