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CORRECTIONS TREATMENT OFFICER (Can only be reached via promotion) - 0986400

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:  Feb 18, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5643

Job Requisition ID:  88

Agency: Illinois Department of Corrections 
Closing Date/Time:  Continuous
Salary:  $55,608 to $81,996 (CBA applies) expected starting salary $55,608 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kane; Will 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC006 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:

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

Job Responsibilities

Under general supervision, provides care, safety and security, personal development services and activities to adult offenders with emotional, social, or mental health issues.  Observes offenders and reports behavior and reactions to professional team members. Receives on-going training to develop new and updated skills; ensures offenders have access to and receive appropriate medical services; participates as an active contributing member of a multidisciplinary treatment team.  Maintains assigned area in a safe, clean, and orderly condition;  performs housekeeping functions and supervises individuals in general housekeeping activities.  Transports and supervises offenders' movement to and from destinations inside and/or outside the facility grounds.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires either a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university specializing in criminal justice, penology, psychology, social work or a closely related social science, or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in another field of study and at least one year of experience providing direct service in the field of mental health and one year of experience in the field of corrections.  Requires successful completion of an approved corrections treatment officer training program.  Requires a valid driver's license and the ability to travel.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires physical agility and strength to stand and walk for up to three hours at a time, to run for short distances, and to provide physical intervention and control, as necessary, in order to protect and/or restrain individuals.

Employment Conditions

 

  • Requires successful completion of an approved corrections treatment officer training program.
  • Requires possession of an appropriate valid driver's license.
  • Conditions of Employment:  Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
    On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department's zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.
     
    The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited. 

 

Education Degree

  • Requires either a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university specializing in criminal justice, penology, psychology, social work or a closely related social science, or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in another field of study and at least one year of experience providing direct service in the field of mental health and one year of experience in the field of corrections.

Education Major

  • criminal justice, penology, psychology, social work or a closely related social science

Work Hours:  Shifts and Hours Vary
Work Location: Joliet Treatment Center (Will County)

                            2848 W. McDonough

                             Joliet, IL 60436

                           Elgin Treatment Center (Kane County)

                            750 S. State Street

                             Elgin, IL 60123
Agency Contact:  doc.jtchr@illinois.gov

                               Julie Anderson, Human Resources Representative

                                815-730-4400 ext.# 2019      

                               Joliet Treatment Center

                               2848 W. McDonough

                               Joliet, IL 60436   
Job Function:  Public Safety; Social Services  

 

CURRENT CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS AND CORRECTIONAL SERGEANTS ONLY: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS100 Application and a copy of your TRANSCRIPTS to the Agency Contact: Julie.A.Anderson@illinois.gov


FOR ALL OTHER APPLICANTS--ANY STATE EMPLOYEE THAT IS NOT IDOC CO or SGT,
Apply online at the link provided below.

https://www2.illinois.gov/idoc/aboutus/Pages/Careers_At_IDOC_CTOT.aspx
Any questions please contact the Illinois Department of Corrections Central Screening Office - DOC.cotscreening@illinois.gov

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a promotion: Effective November 1, 2019CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS-100B applications submitted directly from Applicants. Current state employees seeking a promotion should submit an official position vacancy bid form and CMS-100B (version dated 7/2019 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 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a reduction, Former State Employees, and Non-State Applicants:
- 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/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS100 VERSION DATED 9/2020 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES 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/Bid 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.