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District 1 Northern Deputy Chief South/East (SPSA, Opt 7)

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:  May 11, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60612-4218

Job Requisition ID:  15598

Agency:  Department of Corrections 
Closing Date/Time:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  Depends on Qualifications 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Exempt under 4d(1), (2), (3), or (6) of the Personnel Code 000 


****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.



Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as Deputy Chief over District 1 Northern Region-Area South/Area East managing through subordinate Parole staff.
  2. Participates in conducting overall planning development and organization of Parole.
  3. Reviews and audits policies, programs, and management practices.
  4. Represents the Director and Assistant Director before the court, or other public or private organizations.
  5. Serves as full-line supervisor.
  6. Serves as full-line supervisor.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years college with major course work in law, government, history or business or public administration.
  2. Requires four (4) years progressively professional experience in law enforcement investigatory work or a related field.


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prefers thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement investigatory concepts and techniques.
  2. Prefers thorough knowledge of Illinois State statutes, rules, and regulations concerning conflicts of interest or malfeasance of office.
  3. Prefers extensive knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of State agencies.
  4. Prefers extensive knowledge of the methods and procedures of office management and contractual services.

Employment Conditions

  1. Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  2. Requires the ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
  3. Requires COVID-19 vaccination. 

Work Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30pm; Monday- Friday 
Work Location: 1110 S Oakley Blvd Chicago, IL 60612-4218 
Agency Contact:  Lisa.Devert@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Administration/Management; Public Safety 


Agency statement

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included. Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression. The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization. Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities. The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.