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SECURITY THERAPY AIDE TRAINEE - 3990500

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:  Sep 15, 2021
Location: 

Rushville, IL, US, 62681-4042

Job Requisition ID:  869

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID #10-88-869

CONTINUOUS POSTING
Salary:  $3,317 - $4,561/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Schuyler 
Number of Vacancies: Varies
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision for a period of six (6) to twelve ( 12) months, participates in six (6) weeks of formal classroom training, receives and completes 800 hours of on-the-job experience to develop the skills and ability necessary to perform general and routine tasks pertaining to protection. security, therapy and sanitation under conditions on an assigned shift/post for a 24/7 maximum security facility. Obtains specialized training and experience in therapeutic custodial care of residents with mental illness. Records and documents unusual incidents. Responds to emergency situations. 

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Requires ability to protect self and others. Requires ability to think clearly and exercise initiative in emergency situations. Requires ability to participate in and successfully complete the Security Therapy Aid Training Program.

Employment Conditions

Requires possession of a Class D driver's license to transport residents to off site activities.  May require the use of Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), fire extinguishers and other emergency equipment. 

Work Hours: 

Monday - Friday 6:45 am - 3:15 pm for first six weeks

Schedule TBD following classroom training

Work Location: Treatment and Detention Facility  

17019 County Farm Road, Rushville, IL 62681
Agency Contact:  DHS.TDFRushville.jobs@illinois.gov

Fax: 217-322-2126

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE CMS-100 FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.

  • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.