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Date:  Nov 16, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  32477

The Department of Revenue has an opening for Human Resources Representative who will perform timekeeping, benefits and payroll functions for the agency.  The ideal candidate will possess the ability to multi-task highly technical functions within a fast-paced office.  High organization skills and experience with timekeeping, benefits, and payroll functions will prove beneficial.  


The benefits of working at Department of Revenue include a 37 ½ hour work week, a generous salary and benefits package (paid time off for vacation, sick, or personal leave, thirteen holidays) pension and other retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement, and insurance eligibility on day one (medical, dental, vision, and life).


The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) administers Illinois tax laws and collects taxes in a fair, consistent, and efficient manner to provide accurate, timely, and reliable funding and information to state and local constituents. By using best practices, IDOR strives to continuously innovate and increase accuracy, efficiency, and productivity in all areas of operations and tax administration, thereby earning respect, delivering value, and being a trusted source of information.


IDOR is a professional-minded governmental entity that values its employees and invests in their success through training and engagement. IDOR values diversity, both culturally and professionally, and believes it can foster a more productive work environment best suited for serving the citizens and taxpayers of Illinois.


Agency :  Department of Revenue 
Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2023
; 11:59PM
Salary:   $4,928.00 - $7,243.00 (Anticipated Salary for Non-State $4,928.00)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


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  32477

Job Responsibilities

  • Under direction, administers master timekeeping functions for the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR).
  • Provides advice and counseling to managers and personnel of IDOR for available benefits pertaining to health, life, dental, flexible spending plans for dependent care and medical expenses, extension of benefits provisions, State Retirement System benefits, deferred compensation, employee voluntary payroll authorizations and other benefits offered to State employees.
  • Confers with supervisors/management staff and employees, gathers information data, and/or solicits input to resolve payroll issues.
  • Participates in new employee orientation training to answer questions on the completion of onboarding documents and to collect the documents for processing.
  • Assists in training for all new timekeepers for the Program Areas served on the Central Time and Attendance System (CTAS) as well as provide training on new coding, entry, use, etc. (i.e. furlough).
  • Establishes and maintains an extensive variety of timekeeping, benefits, and payroll records and files including but not limited to insurance, accrued absence, overtime authorizations, potential abuse of time, adjustment forms/reports, etc., CMS-2s, payroll deduction requests, direct deposit authorization, communication to, from, and regarding employees.
  • Prepares reports, correspondence, memorandums, charts, graphs, etc. to address management and/or other stakeholder requests.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college and one year of professional experience, preferably in human resources, or satisfactory completion of an approved training program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience working with the Personnel Code, Personnel Rules, Position Classification Plan, Pay Plan, Collective Bargaining Contracts, Federal Merit Standards, Equal Employment Opportunity Act and Civil Rights Act and guidelines derived therefrom; and departmental policies, procedures and processes.
  • Two (2) years of experience managing multiple projects from start to finish.
  • One (1) year of experience working in a timekeeping position in a public or private organization.
  • One (1) year of experience working with benefits/group insurance in a public or private organization.
  • One (1) year of experience working in a payroll position in a public or private organization.
  • One (1) year of experience calculating and tracking overtime, temporary assignment and dockage in a timekeeping and payroll systems.
  • One (1) year of experience making payroll adjustments, general salary increases, step increases, regular increases and supplemental increases in a system with union and non-union employees.
  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet software.
  • Two (2) years of experience organizing, analyzing and filtering information/data to assist stakeholders, complete projects and produce reports.
  • Two (2) years of experience creating, reviewing and editing reports from multiple sources and verifying information.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to successfully complete a tax compliance and fingerprint-based background check.
  • Requires the ability to use and secure a state issued mobile device, e.g., cellular phone, laptop computer, tablet, etc.
  • The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

Work Hours:  8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday  
Work Location: IL Department of Revenue

Human Resources- Payroll/Benefits/Timekeeping

101 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5145  

Agency Contact:

Illinois Department of Revenue - Human Resources

Willard Ice Building, 101 W Jefferson St, WIB Mail Code 5-110, Springfield, IL 62702

PHONE- 217-524-3954


Job Family:  Leadership & Management  

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



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