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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II - 0050200 1 1

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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-1813

Job Requisition ID:  2844

Agency:  Department of Agriculture  
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $4,831.00 - $7,244.00/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC028 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
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

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

  2844

Position Overview

The Bureau of Country Fairs and Horse Racing is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant to work with County Fairs statewide and organizations participating in Illinois standardbred, thoroughbred, and quarter horse racing and breeding industries. The Bureau registers mares and foals, certifies stallions, promulgates rules, and works with breed associations, county fairs, and racetracks to promote, schedule and fund races restricted to Illinois-bred horses. This position will develop effective working relationships with a variety of programs to encourage the agricultural education of youth by providing premium reimbursement for exhibitors at county fairs, 4-H fairs and Future Farmers of America (FFA) section of the fairs. The Administrative Assistant II directly supports county fairs by providing reimbursement for rehabilitation and maintenance of their fairgrounds. We welcome interested applicants who are enthusiastic to learn the provisions of the Illinois Agriculture Fair Act and collaborate with the county fairs throughout Illinois, expositions, 4-H programs and Vocational Agriculture (Vo-Ag) fairs.

Job Responsibilities

25%  1. Organizes, administers and coordinates all activities, procedures and policies for county fairs, expositions, 4-H programs and Vocational Agriculture (Vo-Ag) fairs to participate in the programs provided for in the Illinois Agricultural Fair Act.

25%  2. Reconciles expenditures for the Bureau of County Fairs & Horse Racing (CF&HR) locally held funds with the approved budget.

20%  3. Interprets, explains, implements and monitors human resources procedures, policies, laws and regulations.

15%  4. Performs liaison work between the Public Information Office, the Non-Fair events program coordinator, Illinois State Fair and Du Quoin State Fair.

10%  5. Provides advice and recommendations for program improvements to the Bureau Chief by performing statewide functions in the planning, development and execution of policies, programs and operating procedures for administration of the Illinois Agricultural Fair Act.

05%  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of those enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in public or business administration.
  2. Requires two years of professional experience in a public or private organization

Conditions of Employment

  1. Ability to pass a background check
  2. Ability to travel

 

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday/8:00 am - 4:30 pm  
Work Location: 801 E Sangamon Ave Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Bureau of Human Resources

Email: AGR.HumanResources@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-785-5099

Job Function:  Clerical and Administrative Support  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: AGR.HumanResources@illinois.gov

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.