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Office Associate Opt 2 - PCD Worker

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 16, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-3406

Job Requisition ID:  16739

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services  
Closing Date/Time:  07/01/2022 
Salary:  $3,239 - $4,379 monthly (anticipated starting salary $3,239) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.

 

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.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

***Do Not Apply Online Send CMS100/B and official transcripts to the agency contact email address listed below.***

Job Responsibilities

Under direction of the Placement Clearance Desk/LEADS Supervisor, exercises judgment and conducts involved searches from multiple informational sources to provide authorization or denial for placement of Department youth in care in licensed foster homes and unlicensed relative homes in compliance with the Placement Clearance Process, Appendix E, Procedures 301; monitors to ensure licensing standards are not violated regarding potential placements; processes background checks requested from the SACWIS LEADS Request Log; keyboards appropriate information in SACWIS; reviews hold requests and enters information in the PCD database; responds to calls from various department and purchase of service staff requesting information on placement clearances, holds, and background checks.

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of high school and two years of office experience; requires a working knowledge of legal and social terminology; requires extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures; requires the ability to keyboard accurately at 45 wpm; requires Illinois State Police LEADS certification; requires ability to work mandatory overtime.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of office practices, procedures and programs.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Requires working knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of agency programs, rules and regulations.
  • Requires ability to follow oral or written instructions.
  • Requires ability to operate commonly used manual and automated office equipment and perform routine maintenance.
  • May require skill in keyboarding accurately.
  • May require skill in taking dictation accurately.
  • 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.

 

Education Degree

 

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school and two years of office experience.

 

Location: 406 E Monroe St, Station 30, Springfield, IL  62701

Work Hours: Rotating Weekends 4:00pm - 12:30am

SupervisorKyle Griffith

Bid ID Number: 2218025-180583

 ***Do Not Apply Online Send CMS100/B and official transcripts to the agency contact email address listed below.***

Agency Contact

Name: Ryan Henke

Phone: (217) 782-7823

Fax: (217) 524-3970

E-mail: ryan.henke@illinois.gov (preferred)

 

*Please be advised this position is subject to backfill. If you have any interest in changing shifts at SCR you are encouraged to submit your bid for this position in order to be eligible for the backfill process

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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/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.

 

  • 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/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.

 

 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/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.

 

Non-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/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.