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SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER 442380 Housekeeping

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:  Dec 3, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60634-1417

Job Requisition ID:  5404

If you have previously apply for this postion it is still in the processing state. 

PLEASE DO NOT RE-APPLY

 

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs  

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is a state agency designed to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal, state and local resources and benefits; providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.  A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans and their family members that we serve every day. 

 

Closing Date/Time:  Continiouos
Salary:  2987-3923 
Anticipated Salary: 2987

Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

Department:  Housekeeping

Schedule:  Shift #1: 7AM - 3:30PM (Rotating days off) Shift #2: 11AM - 7:30PM (Rotating days off)

 

 

Support Service Worker - Housekeeping

POSTING ID / BID NOTICE: 

 34-127-22-07-5404

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.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY THRU THIS SITE OR USE THE APPLY BUTTON*****

              Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

 

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

 

SUBMIT APPROPRIATE FORMS (AS DESCRIBED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POSTING)

                                 BY ONE OF THESE THREE WAYS:

              By email:

                               email to: IDVA.HRCHGO.Applicants@Illinois.gov   Use the Posting ID on your subject line.

            OR

                By postal service (must be postmarked by closing date):

                                               IL Department of Veterans’ Affairs 

                                          ATTN:  HR 

                                          4250 N Oak park Avenue

                                          Chicago, IL 60634

              Contact Person Lynette Adams-Williams at  773-824-3876

               

 

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of High School supplemented by six months of
experience in housekeeping or laundry. Requires working knowledge of routine tasks commonly found in the area assigned.
Requires skill in the basic operation machinery and equipment found in the assigned area. Requires ability to instruct others
in simple methods and procedures_ Common to the area. Requires abilitl to read, write and speak English language.
Requires ability to perform heavy physical work. Prefers honorable discharge from U.S. armed forces.

 

Under direct supervision, performs routine, repetitive institutional-type housekeeping and laundry tasks to
maintain the cleanliness and sanitary conditions required by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
and Veterans' Affairs (IDVA) without close supervision and receives increasingly complex duties operating
and maintaining standard equipment, completes simple clerical records pertaining to work activities; assists
with training of other workers.

 

1. Performs routine, repetitive institutional-type housekeeping and laundry tasks to maintain the
cleanliness and sanitary conditions required by IDPH and IDVA without close supervision and
receives increasingly complex duties operating and maintaining standard equipment; provides the
services required to maintain the residential and nursing areas. Sweeps, dry and wet mops, strips,
waxes, and buffs hard surfaced floors. Cleans and disinfects walls, furniture, mirrors, wheelchairs,
toilet fixtures, bathing or shower areas and its equipment, ventilation grills, fans, light fixtures, lifting
equipment and drinking fountains; monitors floor conditions and spot mops soiled or wet areas;
cleans dining areas after morning and noon meals

 

2. Maintains adequate amounts of paper towels, toilet paper, soap, gloves, and lotions to serve
residents and staff. Replaces plastic liners in trash containers as needed. Removes ordinary trash
from local wastebaskets and puts it into the outdoor garbage containers. Packages bags or
containers classified as Infectious Medical Waste for pickup by a disposal contractor. Collects soiled
linen and personal clothing from local containers and delivers it to the laundry area.

 

3. Removes and replaces curtains, drapes, and venetian blinds. Cleans and disinfects containers for
trash, linen, and personal clothing. Cleans windows, refrigerators, ovens, toasters, dusts, and
polished furniture. Cleans common usage outside areas; shovels snow from emergency exits and
sidewalks as directed by the supervisor.

 

4. Collaborates with the Activity Department for group activities by providing tables and the cleanup of
garbage from the activities. Promptly reports supply shortages and equipment problems or repairs
needed to the supervisor. Completes simple, written reports, log sheets and compliance checklists
pertaining to work activities; assists with training of other· workers.

 

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

 

Requirements

 

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of High School supplemented by six months of experience in housekeeping or laundry. Requires working knowledge of routine tasks commonly found in the area assigned. Requires skill in the basic operation machinery and equipment found in the assigned area. Requires ability to instruct others in simple methods and procedures common to the area. Requires ability to read, write and speak English language.  Requires ability to perform heavy physical work. Prefers honorable discharge from U.S. armed forces. 

 

 

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 THRU THIS SITE.

 

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.
       
  • Seeking a Job Assignment - 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 a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 

 

*NOTE:  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs does not discriminate against any individual because of his or her race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service in connection with employment, real estate transactions, access to financial credit, and the availability of public accommodations in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/557-5667.