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JULIE Investigator

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:  Oct 8, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1813

Job Requisition ID:  8361

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission
Closing Date/Time:  10/25/2021 
Salary:  $5,047 - $7,530 Monthly

Job Type:  Professional
County:  Sangamon
Number of Vacancies:  2
Plan/BU:  RC-062 paygrade 19 

 

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.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

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

Colette Smith

colette.smith@illinois.gov

217-557-4206

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.

Posting Identification #

 8361

ICC Overview

The ICC is made up of 2 main segments. The Bureau of Public Utilities and The Bureau of Transportation. 

Public Utility Services

Through its Bureau of Public Utilities, the Commission oversees the provision of adequate, reliable, efficient and safe utility services at the least possible cost to Illinois citizens served by electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and sewer public utility companies.

Transportation Services

Through its Bureau of Transportation, the Commission oversees public safety and consumer protection programs with regard to intrastate commercial motor carriers of general freight, household goods movers, relocation towers, safety towers, personal property warehouses and repossession agencies. The Commission’s Rail Safety Program also inspects and regulates the general safety of railroad tracks, facilities and equipment in the state.

Job Responsibilities

Performs thorough and objective investigations of suspected violations of the Damage Prevention Act through the use of information requests, phone conversations, internet searches, on-site visits, or any other resource deemed appropriate; presents written investigation findings and recommendations that are completely documented, unbiased, and consistent with Illinois Law and Commission administrative rules; presents and defends investigation findings through oral presentations at Advisory Committee meetings; prepares written testimony setting forth investigation findings in docketed matters before the Commission; defends testimony under cross-examination; makes effective use of the Commission's computer resources, include developing proficiency in the use of the JULIE Enforcement Database; and recommends new Enforcement Program policies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

This position requires a two-year degree, preferably with a concentration in engineering, business, construction occupations, law enforcement or a related field; Two years experience in excavation techniques and processes including directional boring, open trench and non-destructive; Two years experience with underground utility facility locating and marking; Two years experience in investigative or inspection work; Knowledge of agency rules and regulations related to underground utility damage prevention; Ability to read and interpret documents such as testimony, police reports, utility damage reports, and legal regulations; Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise and grammatically correct reports and correspondence; Experience using a personal computer and word processing software such as Microsoft Word, e-mail software such as Microsoft Outlook, and internet browsing software, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer; Maturity, judgment and discretion to handle sensitive and confidential documents, information, and situations in a professional manner; Additional work experience in utility damage prevention, excavation or underground utility facility locating may be substituted for the degree requirement (on a two years of experience = 1 year of college basis). Experience with utility damage investigations is preferred. Physical requirements include adequate mobility and stamina to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time during site inspections; ability to bend or stoop repeatedly, ability to lift, carry, and operate light equipment (less than 20 pounds) for extended periods of time and while mobile; visual acuity sufficient to review records, perform visual inspections, and distinguish colors; and speech and hearing adequate to communicate detailed information in environments with significant amounts of background noise. Frequently subject to outside weather and environmental conditions. Requires valid drivers license.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements include adequate mobility and stamina to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time during site inspections; ability to bend or stoop repeatedly, ability to lift, carry, and operate light equipment (less than 20 pounds) for extended periods of time and while mobile; visual acuity sufficient to review records, perform visual inspections, and distinguish colors; and speech and hearing adequate to communicate detailed information in environments with significant amounts of background noise. Frequently subject to outside weather and environmental conditions. Requires valid drivers license.

Education Degree

This position requires a two-year degree, preferably with a concentration in engineering, business, construction occupations, law enforcement or a related field;

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location: 527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701  
Agency Contact:

Colette Smith

Email: colette.smith@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-557-4206

  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: cmsapplications@fakeaddress.com (explain how you would like to receive the paper application/bid forms)

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 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 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • 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 Identification#/Job Requisition 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.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - 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 Identification#/Job Requisition 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.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • 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 Identification#/Job Requisition 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.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) 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.