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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

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 9, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62701

Job Requisition ID:  3689

Agency:  Department of Labor  
Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2021 
Salary:  $3,409 - $4,759 / anticipated starting salary $40,908 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 


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.





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


Posting Identification # 3689


ALL correspondence regarding this position should be sent to:  Human Resources, Illinois Department of Labor,  424 S 2nd Street, Suite 400, Springfield IL 62701.  Faxes or email submissions are not accepted 



Submit a completed, signed and current CMS-100 Employment Application to the Agency Contact listed above during the posting period. The CMS100 can be found at the link below.   https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/work/Documents/pdfs/app_cms100.pdf


In order to be considered for this position, all applicants need to complete, sign and submit the current version of a CMS 100 with the additional documents listed above for each category.  Submissions with older versions of the CMS 100 will not be processed.  Central Management Services will not grade applications that are not completed or not signed.  Resumes are not accepted and will not be reviewed.  


Notice Statement of Equal Opportunity Employer and Nondiscrimination:

The Illinois Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in admission to its facilities, treatment of or employment of persons in its programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, the U.S. Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the U.S. Constitution. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Additional Documentation for Human Resources Associate:
Class specification   https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/work/documents/pdfs_specs/19691.pdf

NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.


Position Essential Functions

  1. 25% Performs a variety of complex and specialized duties to assist the Human Resources Director.
  2. 25% Serves as official agency timekeeper.
  3. 20% Processes payroll for the agency.
  4. 10% Serves as the agency's Group Insurance Representative and agency liaison between the Department of Labor and the CMS Group Insurance Division.
  5.   5% Serves as the agency's Worker's Compensation coordinator 
  6.   5% Serves as the relief receptionist for the Springfield Office.
  7.   5% Serves as the agency FMLA coordinator
  8.   5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development to completion of two years of college or satisfactory completion of an approved training program.
  • Requires extensive knowledge or arithmetic computations and a work knowledge of human resources programs, rules, and regulations.
  • Requires the ability to keyboard accurately at 30 WPM (words per minute).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of arithmetic computations.
  • Requires working knowledge of human resources programs, rules and regulations.
  • Requires ability to establish and develop written instructions and procedures.
  • Requires ability to operate commonly used manual and automated office equipment, systems and software and perform routine maintenance.
  • May require skill in keyboarding accurately.
  • May require ability to instruct, guide and train others.
  • In addition to having a written and spoken knowledge of the English language, candidates may be required to speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level in carrying out position duties in conjunction with non-English speaking individuals, and/or be able to communicate effectively in sign language.


Work Hours:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 524 South 2nd Street, Springfield IL 62701  
Agency Contact:






***DO NOT APPLY ONLINE***   Correctly completed CMS100 forms should be sent to Human Resources, Illinois Department of Labor,  424 S 2nd Street, Suite 400, Springfield IL 62701.  Faxes or email submissions are not accepted 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield