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SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER - 4423800

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:  Mar 25, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60634-1417

Job Requisition ID:  1997

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs  
Closing Date/Time: Continouous 
Salary:  2849-3774 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

Zone:  2 (162)

 

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 #

  1997-34-127-21-47

Support Service Worker - Housekeeping

 

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. 

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, performs routine, repetitive institutional-type housekeeping tasks and duties as assigned to maintain the cleanliness and sanitary conditions required by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Veterans’ Affairs.  Works without close or continuing personal observation by a supervisor and is given increasingly complex duties and responsibilities such as the operation and simple maintenance of standard equipment, properly completing simple clerical records pertaining to the activities performed and/or assisting with the training of other workers.

 

  1. 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, drinking fountains, monitors floors and conditions, and spot mops soiled or wet areas as needed.  Cleans dining areas after morning and noon meals are served.
  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 as directed by the supervisor; 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 as directed by the supervisor.  Discusses with the supervisor the training of new employees.
  5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of routine tasks commonly found in the area of assignment.
  • 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.
  • In addition to having a written and spoken knowledge of the English language, candidates may be required to speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level in carrying out position duties in conjunction with non-English speaking individuals.

Physical Requirements

 

  • May require ability to perform heavy physical work.

 

Employment Conditions

 

  • May require ability to travel within and outside of the work location.

 

Education Degree

 

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of High School supplemented by six months experience in the support service functional area to which assigned.

 

Education Major

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of High School supplemented by six months experience in the support service functional area to which assigned.

Work Hours:  Various Shifts  
Work Location: 4250 N. Oak Park Avenue  
Agency Contact:  
Alycia Thurman Ph:  217-785-1788 

Submit Applications To: (must be postmarked by closing date)

IL Department of Veterans’ Affairs 

ATTN:  HR 

833 S Spring Street

Springfield IL, 62704

FAX: 217-557-7253

EMAIL Applications:  IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND APPLICATION FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR
 

 

Job Function:  Facility/Fleet Management  

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: cmsapplications@fakeaddress.com (explain how you would like to receive the paper application/bid forms)

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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.