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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

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The State of Illinois is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Further, federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, interview for a job, or for any other activity related to the hiring process. Examples of reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to, making a change to the application process (if possible), providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss an accommodation.

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Date:  Jan 17, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-4769

Job Requisition ID:  22592

Agency :  Department of Central Management Services 
Closing Date/Time: 01/31/2023 
Salary:   $5,501 - $7,264; anticipated starting salary $5,501 CBA language applies  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   VR706  


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.

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


Posting Identification Number  22592


Central Management Services Division of Vehicles is seeking to hire a highly motivated and professional to serve as an Automotive Shop Supervisor. This position will serve as a full-line supervisor managing the automotive shop, instructing, and directing subordinates in the repair and preventive maintenance of the State’s automotive fleet and other off-road machinery. CMS offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, Health Insurance, dental, vision, a deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, as well as other benefits. We invite all qualified applicants interested in assisting the Division of Vehicles as we serve the State of Illinois to apply for the position of Automotive Shop Supervisor.



  • Under direction of the Central and Southern Regional Manager, manages, instructs, and directs subordinates in the repair and reconditioning of automobiles, trucks, and other equipment and machinery commonly used on highway construction and maintenance activities.

  • Serves as full line supervisor.

  • Maintains a perpetual inventory of all stock, tools, and other equipment.

  • Serves as liaison to client agency personnel.

  • Receives mechanic time tickets and calculates mechanic labor.

  • Maintains filing systems for records/documents.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.



  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years high school.
  • Requires three years’ experience as an automotive mechanic. 


  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience gaining knowledge of standard garage methods, shop practices, and the techniques, tools, and machinery used.
  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience supervising the work of skilled and semiskilled mechanics, obtaining efficient results from their efforts.
  • Prefers one (1) or more year of professional experience keeping records, compiling information, developing reports, and requisitioning parts and materials.
  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience gaining knowledge of the construction, operation, repair, and maintenance of standard automotive and related equipment, as well as machinery employed in road maintenance and construction.
  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience detecting mechanical defects and ordering proper repairs. 
  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience using the tools, machinery, and equipment of the automotive mechanic trade.
  • Prefers one (1) or more year of professional experience gaining knowledge of applicable garage occupational hazards and precautionary measures. 
  • Prefers one (1) or more year of professional experience using word processing and spreadsheet software applications for tracking data, the development of reports, and other professional communications
  • Prefers three (3) or more years professional experience maintaining satisfactory working relationships with subordinates.


  • This position requires the applicant to pass a background check.
  • Overtime is a condition of employment, and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime.
  • Requires an appropriate, valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.

Work Hours:  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 200 E Ash St Springfield, IL 62704-4769  
Agency Contact:

CMS Internal Personnel

401 S. Spring St., Room 414

Springfield, IL 62706

Phone Number: 217-558-3089

Fax Number:  217-558-5943



Job Family:  Facility/Fleet Management  


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


About the Agency: 

Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State’s more than 60 agencies, universities, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable service to all Illinois citizens. The Agency’s mission is to support the State by delivering innovative, responsive, and effective services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves. Among the services CMS provides are human resources facilitation; benefits programs for employees, retirees, and local governments; property and facilities management; diversity initiatives for public contracting and State employment; joint purchasing support; vehicle oversight and support; surplus property programs; print and electronic communications services; and administrative hearings coordination.



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