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Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Quincy, IL, US, 62301

Job Requisition ID:  39645

Agency :  Department of Veterans' Affairs 

Posting ID: REQ 39645

Posting Date: 07/09/2024

Closing Date: 07/23/2024 
Salary:   $3,553 - $4,521/Monthly; CBA language applies; Anticipated starting salary $3,553/Monthly  
County:   Adams  
Number of Vacancies:   4  
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.

1 position Fifer, 2 positions Schapers, 1 position Hammond

Essential Functions

  1. 25% Provides routine, repetitive housekeeping tasks and duties to maintain the cleanliness and sanitary conditions required by Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  2. 25% Maintains cleanliness and orderly resident rooms and buildings.
  3. 20% Collaborates with the Activity Department for group activities by providing the clean-up of garbage from the activities on the units and as directed by the supervisor for facility events.
  4. 20% Promptly reports supply shortages and equipment problems or repairs needed to the supervisor.
  5. 5% Assists in the training of other workers and discusses expectations and progress with the supervisor.
  6. 5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school SUPPLEMENTED by six (6) months experience in the housekeeping field

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to meet all agency vaccine/health related policies and guidance.
  2. Requires ability to pass a background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen and pre-employment physical.
  4. Requires ability to work with various types of cleaning equipment and a variety of cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and solutions.
  5. Requires the ability to stand for the duration of the shift, aside from official breaks and lunch period.
  6. Requires ability to travel in the performance of duties, with overnight stays as appropriate.
  7. This position is considered heavy work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor (20 CFR 404.1567(d)). Heavy work involves lifting no more than 100 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  8. Overtime is a condition of employment, and you may be requested or required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime. This requires the ability to work evenings and weekends.

The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

Work Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Rotating schedules EOW  
Work Location: 1707 N 12th St, Quincy, Illinois, 62301  

Quincy Veterans' Home

Housekeeping Department

Agency Contact: 

Shannon Leake


Posting Group:  Building, Fleet & Institutional Support  


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs is a state agency designed to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal, state, and local resources and benefits, providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges. A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans and their family members that we serve every day.



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