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Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Dwight, IL, US, 60420-1322

Job Requisition ID:  18785

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date: 09/22/2022
Closing Date/Time: 10/05/2022
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $3,105 - $4,078 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Livingston  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC009  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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Posting Identification Number  10-67-18785

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Support Service Worker at the Fox Developmental Center located in Dwight, Illinois. The incumbent will perform food service tasks in the Dietary Services section, storeroom and dining areas; serves food for individuals both on-site and off-site; participates in food preparation and cleaning to maintain sanitary and safe conditions.  Travels within and outside the work location in the performance of duties.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs food service tasks in the Dietary Services section, storeroom and dining areas. 
  2. Operates dishwashing machine.
  3. Cleans kitchen and food service areas.
  4. Prepares and travels within and outside the work location to deliver snacks, sandwiches, salads, and beverages. 
  5. Prepares and cleans fresh vegetables and fruits for cooking and serving.
  6. Travels to work in other support service areas including dietary, grounds, outside the work location, etc.
  7. Assists supervisor in orienting new employees.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of High School supplemented by six months experience in food service.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Per P.A. 098-0566 Requires the ability to complete a food handling training course within 30 days of employment.
  2. Requires the ability to perform heavy physical work.
  3. Requires the ability to travel.
  4. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  5. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  6. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  11:00am - 7:00pm; Week 1- Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri Week 2-Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Sat  
Work Location: 134 W Main St Dwight, IL 60420-1322  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Fox Developmental Center

Dietary Services
Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Facility/Fleet Management; Social Services  


About the Agency: 

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.


As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

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