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SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER - 4423800

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:  Jul 30, 2022
Location: 

Park Forest, IL, US, 60466-1200

Job Requisition ID:  15760

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 08/02/2022
Closing Date/Time: 08/15/2022
 
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $3,105 - $4,078 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   3  
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 illinois.jobs2web.com website.

State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

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

 

Posting Identification Number  10-72-15760

Position Overview

Under direct supervision, performs routine, repetitive unskilled manual tasks associated with support services at Ludeman Center, including exterior building and campus clean-up including lawn care and snow removal, dietary tasks including meal distribution and clean-up, laundry tasks, housekeeping and clothing services. Uses and performs simple maintenance on standard equipment and machinery, ensuring compliance with Public Health standards, facility and department policies and procedures. Completes simple clerical tasks including completing work orders, supply orders and routine logs and reports. 

Job Responsibilities

1. Performs routine, repetitive unskilled manual tasks associated with support services, including exterior building and campus clean-up, lawn care and snow removal, dietary tasks including meal distribution and clean-up, laundry tasks, housekeeping and clothing services. Follows Public Health standards, facility and department policies and established procedures, to ensure the timely and accurate completion of services. Monitors assigned schedule, following up with supervisor regarding any issues which arise while completing assigned duties.


2. Uses and performs simple maintenance on standard equipment and machinery, ensuring compliance with Public Health standards, facility and department policies and procedures. Uses maintenance equipment and machinery to sweep, scrub, mop, strip, seal, wax and buff floors. Follows facility safety precautions in the use and handling of supplies, tools, equipment and machinery while working in and around residential and training sites. Sweeps and thoroughly cleans and sanitizes bathrooms, halls, stairs and living areas. Washes walls, windows, water fountains, mirrors, polishes woodwork, cleans light fixtures and heating and air conditioner vents. Dusts assigned areas and removes trash from waste baskets ensuring proper disposal of trash and infectious waste.


3. Performs routine food service tasks in the kitchen. Assists in the preparation of food for cooking, in the cooking operations and serving food items for patients. Cleans and prepares fruits and vegetables. Utilizes peelers, food choppers, steam kettle, blenders, food processors and vertical cutters to slice, dice and chop food. Lifts prepared food pans and cartons onto delivery carts. Cleans and sanitizes pots, pans and cooking utensils manually and in dish washer. Cleans and maintains sanitary standards of kitchen and storerooms by washing, mopping, dusting, walls, windows, appliances, fixtures, lights, hoods, ceilings and equipment. Lifts and carries food items weighing in excess of 751bs with assistance from carts to freezer, from freezer to shelving and from preparation area to carts for transportation to other work areas; pushes/pulls carts for delivery. Dates, labels and stores food supplies in pantry, walk-ins and freezers. Instructs or directs other workers assigned to the dietary department in preparation of food items. 

4. Follows established procedures and performs general laundry functions including marking patients' clothing and institution linens. Prints patient's name on tag, presses clothing with pressing machine. Delivers patient and state furnished clothes and linens to the units in push carts. Inspects patients personal clothing to ensure name/unit is visible; remarks patients clothing if name/unit are not visible. Assists in fitting and ward clothing operations. Marks and delivers clothing; uses push carts to pick-up soiled linens and clothing from assigned units pushing/pulling carts weighing up 400 lbs. with assistance; returns to work area and sorts clothing and linens for washing. Sorts and folds clean linens and clothing and places on carts for transportation to proper units. Prepares clothing bundles for patients including patients personal clothing when discharged.


5. Completes simple clerical tasks including completing work orders, supply orders and routine logs and reports. Maintains adequate supplies for assigned areas, keeps records and inventories and submits work and supply orders. ensuring for proper rotation of stock. Notifies supervisor of physical plant, dietary or clothing deficiencies. Performs simple maintenance of standard equipment and machinery.


6. 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 supplemented by six months experience in the support service functional area to which assigned.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to perform heavy physical work and lift in excess of 75 pounds with assistance.
  2. Per P.A. 098-0566 - requires ability to complete a food handling training course within 30 days of employment.
  3. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance. 
  4. Requires ability to pass the Illinois Department of Human Services background check. 
  5. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. 

Education Major

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm  


Work Location: 114 N Orchard Dr Park Forest, IL 60466-1200  

Ludeman Developmental Center

Housekeeping Department


Agency Contact: 

Emily Monaghan

emily.monaghan@illinois.gov

 

Job Family:  Facility/Fleet Management; Social Services  

 

About the Agency

IDHS 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.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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