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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

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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 10, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-2487

Job Requisition ID:  725

Agency:  Illinois State Police  
Closing Date/Time:  02/26/2021 
Salary:  $4,361 - $6,444 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 


Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

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.



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Job Responsibilities

THIS IS A DoIT DESIGNATED POSITION. Under immediate supervision, on a indeterminate shift, participates in performing duties in the application and use of mainframe, minicomputers, or microcomputers; monitors and coordinates data transmission between the mainframe, mini-computer and micro-computers; assists in the diagnosis of problems reported to the Information Technology Help Desk (ITHD), contacts proper vendor, systems analyst, programmer analyst and support personnel depending on the problem; responsible for recognizing, evaluating, ensuring resolution, and documentation of problems reported by ISP users assists the Lead Worker in reviewing and tracking work assignments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to successful completion of two years of college with coursework in computer science or directly related fields; or satisfactory completion of an agency sponsored training program.  Requires basic knowledge of procedures for backup and error recovery of hardware and software systems.  Requires basic verbal ability to provide technical advice to users and/or vendors performing complex back-up and or recovery procedures.  Requires elementary experience in technical programming for software systems, such as operating system control programs.  Prefers one-year experience as Information Services Intern working with computer systems in either a technical-operations or help desk support capacity.  Prefers a major in computer science or courses in mathematics, statistics, or accounting.  Prefers knowledge of the Illinois State Police network of applications and associated policies and procures.

Work Hours:  Indeterminate  
Work Location: 801 S 7th St Springfield, IL 62703-2487  
Job Function:  Technology  


Non-State Employees:  Submit a CMS-100 (9/2020 version – no older versions will be accepted) along with copies of official transcripts and proof of Veteran's status (if either or both are applicable) to the Agency Contact listed within the job requisition ID/posting period.  A CMS-100 must be submitted for each job requisition ID/posting you want to apply for.  Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. 

The ISP is a Drug Free Workplace



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Work Hours: Indeterminate

Work Location:  Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703

Agency Contact
Submit completed application via email (include Job Requisition ID in Subject line) or USPS:

Illinois State Police/Human Resources 
801 S. 7th St., Ste. 700 Annex
Springfield, IL 62703


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.