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INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION TECHNICIAN - 2109500

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:  Feb 22, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601-3218

Job Requisition ID:  956

Agency:  Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission  
Closing Date/Time:   
Salary:  3409.00 - 4759.00 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

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*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

 

Submit completed application via email (include Job Requisition ID in Subject line) or USPS:
Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission/Human Resources 
100 W. Randolph Street Suite 8-200

Chicago, Il 60601

Email Application to - wcc.hr@illinois.gov
Include posting ID # and bidders names in subject line when applying 

NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

Job Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of the procedures and processes of the Illinois Industrial Commission, with a broad and general knowledge of the functions and activities of the program divisions within the agency.
  • Requires a working knowledge of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act and Illinois Occupational Diseases Act, associated rules, case precedent, rate sheets, handbook and other information, sufficient to locate information and answer a range of questions directed to the commission.
  • Requires a working knowledge of court procedures, legal terminology and documents as they pertain to the processing of worker's compensation claims processed by the Industrial Commission.
  • Requires ability to keyboard at a working rate of speed, and to enter and retrieve information in automated files.
  • Requires ability to answer a wide range of questions and offers technical assistance to address inquiries directed to the commission.
  • Requires ability to deal tactfully, knowledgeably and courteously with the public, attorneys, insurance company representatives and others.
  • In addition to English verbal and written skills, candidates may be required to translate, speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level. Some positions may require manual communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Under general supervision, receives telephone inquiries to the Industrial Commission and provides technical assistance to the public, attorneys and other interested parties, regarding the interpretation of the rules and administrative procedures of the Workers Compensation and Occupational Diseases Acts administered by the Illinois Industrial Commission; searches prior decisions by nature of the incident and type of injury and advises requesting parties of outcomes or awards for similar cases; additionally answers questions regarding the status of cases pending at the Industrial Commission and performs a variety of clerical support functions.
  • 1. Answers information requests from injured workers, employers, attorneys and insurance companies regarding the Workers' Compensation and Occupational Diseases Act, and the interpretation of rules, practices and procedures of the Industrial Commission to specific cases and questions; addresses questions regarding benefits and applicable rates.
  • 2. Searches prior case decisions of the Industrial Commission based on the nature and type of injury, using Q-Dex, indexed publications of Illinois case decisions; searches Circuit Court and Supreme Court opinions; advises requesting parties of outcomes or awards for similar cases; queries callers on specific case facts, determining important features of the case in order to inform them of comparable commission actions; photocopies case information and furnishes other materials as requested.
  • 3. Assists unrepresented plaintiffs in claims processing by explaining filing procedures, and offering assistance in completing the necessary forms; assists individuals in accessing reference books including the Workers' Compensation Act, Rules Governing Practice Before the Industrial Commission under the Workers Compensation and Occupational Diseases Act, Information Handbook, Illinois Workers Compensation Practice; refers disabled individuals in need of immediate assistance to an appropriate social service agency via a community referral services directory.
  • 4. Additionally performs a variety of clerical support work; schedules medical examinations when an impartial medical examination is ordered; notifies parties, assures that examiners depositions are furnished in a timely manner and prepares and approves vouchers for medical payment; assembles copies of commission hearing transcripts in response to Summons, accepts payments, issues receipts, logs and enters information into computer, forwards documents to Circuit Court where appeal is to be heard; logs and tracks commission decisions for timely issuance, following up with legal staff, the Hearing Commissioner, keyboarding, editing, proofing staff and chairman when delays are identified.
  • 5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Employment Conditions

Education Degree

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school.
  • Requires three years of progressively responsible clerical and keyboarding experience.

Education Major

Work Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Work Location: 100 W Randolph St Chicago, IL 60601-3218  
Agency Contact:  Richard.Betczynski@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Clerical and Administrative Support  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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/Bid 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/Bid 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/Bid 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 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/Bid 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.
  • Submit completed application via email (include Job Requisition ID in Subject line) or USPS:
    Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission/Human Resources 
    100 W. Randolph Street Suite 8-200

    Chicago, Il 60601

    Email Application to - wcc.hr@illinois.gov
    Include posting ID # and bidders names in subject line when applying 

    NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.