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Date:  Sep 20, 2022

Park Forest, IL, US, 60466-1200

Job Requisition ID:  18398

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 9/21/2022
Closing Date/Time: 10/04/2022
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $3,479 - $4,763 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
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.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.


While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be uploaded to the Additional Documents section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  10-72-18398

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Mental Health Technician IV for the Ludeman Developmental Center located in Park Forest, Illinois to serve as a responsible House Manager on assigned homes on an assigned shift. Supervises and participates in all required personal services for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Participates in all scheduled /unscheduled routine, follow-up, emergency appointments within and outside of Ludeman Developmental Center to enhance the quality of life for all individuals served ensuring compliance with center mandated policies and procedures.  Provides direction to ensure the active treatment is provided for all individuals on a continuous basis and treatment plans are correct and consistent with each individuals’ habilitation/treatment plan/schedule. 


Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as a responsible House Manager on assigned homes on an assigned shift.
  2. Schedules all breaks and lunches for all assigned staff on an assigned shift.
  3. Serves as a working supervisor.
  4. As a House Manager, on a single shift within the home, participates in all scheduled /unscheduled routine, follow-up, emergency appointments within and outside of the Ludeman Developmental Center to enhance the quality of life for all individuals served ensuring compliance with center mandated policies and procedures.
  5. Conducts In-Service Training to lower-level technicians.
  6. Completes all mandatory job trainings, Computer Based Learning, and mandatory in-services training to enhance career and personal development. 
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school.
  2. Requires successful completion of an approved training program and one year experience in or applicable to the care, treatment and habilitation of individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities.

Conditions of Employment

All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without a reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position. The State of Illinois complies with federal and state disability laws and will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.

1. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.

2. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays.

3. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

4. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.

5. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law

Work Hours:  2:00pm - 10:30pm; rotating days off that repeat every 21 days  
Work Location: 114 N Orchard Dr Park Forest, IL 60466-1200  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Ludeman Development Center

Compliance Unit

Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  


About The Agency:

Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all 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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