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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 21, 2021

Du Quoin, IL, US, 62832-3841 Collinsville, IL, US, 62234-6102 Sterling, IL, US, 61081-1770 Des Plaines, IL, US, 60016-1563 Springfield, IL, US, 62703-2487 Pontiac, IL, US, 61764-9688

Job Requisition ID:  143

Agency:  Illinois State Police  
Closing Date/Time:  [[cust_endPosting]] 
Salary:  $3,288 - $4,562 in hire rate for Cook County $4.384 in hire rate for Kane County $3,797 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook; Livingston; Madison; Perry; Sangamon; Whiteside 
Number of Vacancies: Varies 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:

We are currently transitioning our application process away from paper process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

Job Responsiblities

Under immediate supervision, on an indeterminate shift, participates in an agency-sponsored 
training program for a period of six to twelve months in Illinois State Police (ISP) 
telecommunications applications designed  to develop familiarization with ISP telecommunications 
procedures and practices and the usage of two-way radio, computer terminal equipment, and telephone 
call taking procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires elementary knowledge of the operation and care of a keyboard and related equipment.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic.
  • Requires ability to receive, understand and act upon oral and written instructions and information through the use of a two-way radio and telephone.
  • Requires a clear speaking voice.
  • Requires ability to maintain self control under stressful conditions.

Employment Conditions

  • Must be able to pass an agency background/drug screening.
  • Must be able to work assigned shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Requires ability to acquire and maintain a valid LEADS operator certificate.


Education Degree

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of high school.
  • Qualifying state employees, in the employee Upward Mobility Program, may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this class.


Work Hours:  indeterminate 
Work Location: Statewide
Agency Contact:  ISP.JobPostings@illinois.gov  

Public Safety 
Non-State Employees:  Submit a CMS-100 (9/2020 version – no older versions will be accepted) along with copies of official transcripts and proof of Veteran's status (if either or both are applicable) to the Agency Contact listed above within the bid/posting period.  A CMS-100 must be submitted for each Bid ID/posting you want to apply for.  Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.  o


The ISP is a Drug Free Workplace.

Agency Contact
Submit completed application via email (include BID ID in Subject line) or USPS:
Illinois State Police/Human Resources 
801 S. 7th St., Ste. 700 Annex
Springfield, IL 62703


 Public Safety