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Northern Regional Manager - Vehicle Repair Operations (PSA OPT 1)

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 10, 2021

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60016-1563

Job Requisition ID:  2560

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services 
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $6,364 - $7,661/month - Anticipated 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 


****************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.


The Department of Vehicles' approximately 150 employees manage and support the State of Illinois 12,500 +/- vehicles through a network of 13 State Garages, over 500 sublet vendors, 14 internal fuel sites, and a commercial fuel-card based system.  The DOV also assists over 80 State agencies/entities in meeting their employee transportation needs in the most cost-effective manner possible. The Department of Central Management Services' Bureau of Vehicles (BoV) is seeking to hire a detail oriented, dynamic leader who will oversee Garage Maintenance Administration daily in an efficient, pro-active, and transparent manner while overseeing State Garage internal and external processes.


25%  Organizes, plans, executes, directs, implements, coordinates, controls, and evaluates the Garage Operations Program in the Northern Region consisting of the Suburban North, Elgin, Watseka, Ottawa, Dixon, Peoria and Stateville garages.

25%  Serves as full line supervisor.

25%  Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews the development and maintenance of equipment records and operating cost reports for all automotive vehicles including  light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles  assigned to State Agencies under the jurisdiction of the Governor and adequate cost accounting records for centralized control and administration of the State Garage Revolving Fund.

20%  Prepares and projects the purchase of commodities (with the exception of vehicles) and contractual services.

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


  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization


  • Prefers 3 years of light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles background experience with standard garage methods, precaution measures and shop operations
  • Prefers 3 years’ experience managing multiple maintenance facilities
  • Prefers 3 years’ experience developing and/or managing a supportive agency program
  • Prefers 3 years’ experience in developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures
  • Prefers 3 years’ experience of word processing, spreadsheet applications, and vehicle maintenance systems
  • Prefers 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Prefers 3 years of experience in fleet/vehicle management


  • Requires an appropriate, valid driver’s license
  • Requires the ability to travel
  • Overtime is a condition of employment and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime
  • This position requires the applicant to pass a background check
  • This position requires the ability to serve on a 24/7 on-call basis
  • This position requires the use of an agency supplied material/ equipment, e.g. cellphone and laptop

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:00AM - 3:30PM 
Work Location: 9511 Harrison St Des Plaines, IL 60016-1563 
Agency Contact: Katherine.Parmenter@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Administration/Management 


Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State's more than 60 agencies, universities, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable services to all Illinois citizens.  The Agency's mission is to support the State by delivering innovative, responsive, and effective services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves.  Among the services CMS provides are human resources facilitation; benefits programs for employees, retirees and local governments; property and facilities management; diversity initiatives for public contracting and State employment; joint purchasing support; vehicle fleet oversight and support; surplus property programs; print and electronic communications services; and administrative hearings coordination.