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Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Park Forest, IL, US, 60466-1200

Job Requisition ID:  21836

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 01/25/2023
Closing Date/Time: 02/07/2023
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $4,326 - $6,271 per month.  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


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) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in eligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title 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  10-72-21836

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Residential Services Supervisor for the Ludeman Developmental Center located in Park Forest, Illinois to supervise, coordinate, schedule, assign and review the work of direct care personnel in the provision of non-professional services, programs and activities for individual's served who are developmentally disabled on an assigned shift and an assigned home in a 24-hour operated facility. Provides supervisory coverage to other units in the absence of that supervisor. Assists the Unit Director and professional staff in the planning and implementation of habilitation programs. Serves as a member of an Interdisciplinary Team assisting in the formulation and implementation of the Assessment/Habilitation Planning/Program and Service Implementation Process. Coordinates and integrates shift routines/programs with those occurring on shifts.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts rounds on an assigned shift and on an assigned home in a 24-hour operated facility.
  2. Serves as working supervisor.
  3. Serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  4. Provides instruction, training and guidance to subordinate staff to verify proper program implementation and maintenance of daily activity/Active Treatment Schedules.
  5. Monitors designated living areas to verify equipment is in good repair/working order, areas are clean and free of hazardous conditions, painting/repair work has been completed.
  6. Completes and/or reviews forms, logs, and reports including injury reports, restraint forms, rights restriction forms, supply requisitions, etc.
  7. Provides supervisory coverage to other units in the absence of their supervisor.
  8. 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 an Associate of Arts Degree, with coursework in the health and human services fields, plus two years direct care experience in a mental health/rehabilitation residential care setting


Requires two years resident care supervisory experience in a mental health/rehabilitation residential care setting.


  • Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program shall have the state requirements of this classification waived by successful completion of specific proficiency tests and training programs.


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two (2) years of professional experience supervising staff.  
  2. Two (2) years of professional experience assessing operational needs and delegating staff appropriately in a public or private organization.  
  3. Two (2) years of professional experience communicating effectively orally and in writing.  
  4. Two (2) years of professional experience working with individuals with physical disabilities and addressing the behaviors and problems.
  5. One (1) year of professional experience performing quality assurance activities.  
  6. Two (2) years of experience in guidance and training of staff.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as 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 repeating every 5 weeks.  
Work Location: 114 N Orchard Dr Park Forest, IL 60466-1200  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Ludeman Developmental Center

Unit 1A – Residential Homes
Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  

About The Agency:

The Illinois Department 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)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)

* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)

  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 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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