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Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  21292

Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Office:  Health Care Regulation

Division:  Life Safety and Construction 

Posting ID:  45-22-0063

Posted:  3/7/2023-4/7/2023
Salary:   $5,246-$7,827/monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  


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.


Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Public Health must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.


Posting Identification Number  45-22-0063

Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform professional architectural duties involving responsibilities for the execution of assignments of extensive scope and complexity involving the code analysis and review of new health care construction project documents prepared by registered architects, inspection of new health care construction projects and existing health care facilities for compliance with all applicable licensure and federal certification codes.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Travels to conduct on site inspections by evaluating and determining compliance of new construction at various stages of construction to assure that facilities are constructed in accordance with fire safety codes, federal and licensure requirements for health care facilities. 
  2. Conducts on site monitoring inspections of health care facilities to assure compliance with federal requirements for plans of correction and licensure compliance for plans of correction. 
  3. Review, evaluate and compose comments relating to architectural design development and working drawings, specifications, contract documents including change orders for compliance with federal and state health care facility program requirements for fire safety codes and licensure requirements for health care facilities.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerate above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in architecture.
  • Requires two years of professional experience in architecture. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year experience conducting on site architectural inspections by evaluating and determining compliance of new construction at various stages.
  • One year experience completing required inspection forms.
  • One year experience reviewing, evaluating and composing comments relating to architectural design development.
  • Thorough knowledge of building codes and life safety codes. 
  • Ability to read and interpret codes and standards. 
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering principles. 
  • Thorough knowledge of architectural principles and practices.  
  • Possession of excellent computer skills.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to travel. 
  • Requires possession of a valid Illinois drivers license. 
  • Requires the physical ability to climb stair and ladders, and inspect physical environment and life safety systems to include construction sites.
  • Requires completion of the Certified Fire Inspector One certification program and a Life Safety Code Surveyor certification program within 24 months of hire.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056  

Agency Contact: or 217-785-2031

Job Family:  Administration/Management; Health Services  


Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.


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



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