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Technical Advisor III

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:  Jun 16, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601-3130

Job Requisition ID:  17043

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission  
Closing Date/Time:  July 1, 2022
Salary:  $6,294 - $9,558 Monthly
Job Type:  Professional
County:  Cook
Number of Vacancies:  1
Plan/BU:  RC-10 pay grade 23 

 

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.

Colette Smith

217-557-4206

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701

colette.smith@Illinois.gov

 

Posting Identification #

 17043

ICC Overview

The ICC is made up of 2 main segments. The Bureau of Public Utilities and The Bureau of Transportation. 

Public Utility Services

Through its Bureau of Public Utilities, the Commission oversees the provision of adequate, reliable, efficient and safe utility services at the least possible cost to Illinois citizens served by electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and sewer public utility companies.

Transportation Services

Through its Bureau of Transportation, the Commission oversees public safety and consumer protection programs with regard to intrastate commercial motor carriers of general freight, household goods movers, relocation towers, safety towers, personal property warehouses and repossession agencies. The Commission’s Rail Safety Program also inspects and regulates the general safety of railroad tracks, facilities and equipment in the state.

Job Responsibilities

Under administrative direction of the Trial Division and General Counsel of the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), represents the ICC for appeals of final Commission Orders pending in state and federal reviewing courts. Responsible for independently managing an active appellate caseload and exercising sound judgment on complex legal issues; serves as agency representative by briefing and arguing ICC appeals before various Illinois circuit courts, the Illinois Supreme Court, all five districts of the Illinois Appellate Court, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals, in-person or virtually. Provides client counseling, advice, guidance and support across the ICC as necessary; provides legal advice to the Commission regarding filing pleadings and/or comments on matters pending before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Maintains current working knowledge of ICC rules and policy, Public Utility Act, various state and federal statutes, and all relevant law. Conducts complex legal research and analysis of legal issues of both statewide and regional importance. Provides timely reporting to the Solicitor General and General Counsel as requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires a law degree and a license in good standing to practice law in the State of Illinois; requires two years of legal experience as an attorney or an appellate clerkship, with preference in prior state and/or federal appellate court experience. Requires extensive knowledge of the personal computer and its related software programs and applications. Prefers substantive legal writing experience; prefers experience as an attorney presenting and arguing legal cases on appeal. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

 

Employment Conditions

Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

Education Degree

Requires a law degree and a license in good standing to practice law in the State of Illinois; requires two years of legal experience as an attorney or an appellate clerkship, with preference in prior state and/or federal appellate court experience.

Work Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday 
Work Location: 160 North LaSalle, Chicago IL 60601

Agency Contact:

Colette Smith

Email: colette.smith@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-557-4206

Job Function:  Professional

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

TO APPLY: current state employees submit a Position Vacancy Bid Form, a current CMS-100 and a writing sample; all other candidates submit cover letter and resume, CMS-100, college transcripts, a writing sample, and proof of any Veteran status claimed to: Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701. Questions may be referred to Colette Smith at 217-557-4206 or colette.smith@illinois.gov.

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.