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PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR - OPT 9B - IPR#44533

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:  Feb 17, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62764-0001

Job Requisition ID:  872

Agency:  Department of Transportation  
Closing Date/Time:  03/10/2021 
Salary:  $6,414 - $9,816 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

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Agency Mission Statement

The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to hire a Public Service Administrator.

The IDOT team works diligently to provide safe, cost-effective transportation for Illinois in ways that enhance quality of life, promote economic prosperity and protect our environment. We are problem solvers and leaders, constantly searching for innovations and improvements in support of our commitment to providing the best multimodal transportation system for Illinois.

Our team fosters a culture of inclusivity. We value diversity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards as we work together for a common purpose. Team members frequently collaborate with colleagues and others outside the department to best meet customer needs. 

Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; tuition reimbursement; flexible schedules; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.

We invite qualified applicants to apply to become part of our team. We are confident that you will take pride in serving Illinois and its residents and visitors.

Job Responsibilities

Under general direction of the Chief Internal Auditor, travels to perform various routine and non-routine Information Technology audits/reviews. Conducts tests of major new systems and modifications to major systems maintained by the Department to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data in accordance with standards outlined in the Control Objectives and Audit Guidelines for Information and Related Technology (CobiT), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) defined IS Auditing Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, federal/state statutes, and agency policies and procedures. Audits the Department's systems of internal control design and effectiveness related to the efficiency and security protocols, development processes, and IT governance or oversight. Performs and/or reviews risk assessments to determine if projects meet the statutory definition of major: assigns audit segments to team members and explains the assignment's relationship to the overall audit objectives: receives, compiles, analyzes, and reviews audit segment reports from team members; drafts final audit findings and develops audit report(s). Serves as an auditor performing full range audits or completing audit segments. Prepares for and attends various meetings with internal audit staff and other agency personnel throughout the duration of the audit. Conducts and/or attends entrance and exit conferences. Assists in the preparation of audit procedures and audit manuals for the Office of Internal Audit as well as serves as the information systems administrative contact for the Office. Provides oversight and monitoring of the Information Technology Audit Services Contract and reviews and processes related expenditures. Continues education through formal and in-house training including required continuing professional education for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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1. Serves as an Auditor-in-Charge on various complex routine and non-routine audits of major new system developments or modifications to major systems or other information technology related audit projects. Ensures internal controls within the IS applications are in compliance with various requirements including CobiT, the ISACA defined IS Auditing Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures, NIST standards, federal/state statutes, and agency policies and procedures and identifies significant deficiencies and material weaknesses. Conducts tests of major new systems and modifications to major systems to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data in accordance with standards outlined in the CobiT, ISACA defined IS auditing standards, NIST standards, federal/state statutes, and agency policies and procedures. Audits departmental systems of internal control design and effectiveness related to the efficiency and security protocols, development processes, and IT governance or oversight. Performs and/or reviews risk assessments to determine whether project reported by agencies meet the statutory definition of major. Conducts other information technology related projects and control reviews as assigned.
2. Conducts entrance conferences and meetings with other agency personnel to discuss detail, duration and scope of the audit. Reviews agency programs, operations and records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with agency standards and procedures. Documents agency control structure for efficiency and effectiveness. Plans and writes audit programs. Prepares for and attends various meetings with internal audit staff and agency personnel.

3. Analyzes and compiles information gathered during the audit; analyzes and reviews audit segment reports from team members; prepares working papers, supporting materials and preliminary audit findings for review by the Chief Internal Auditor. Drafts final audit findings and develops audit reports; submits final audit findings and audit reports to the Audit Manager; prepares correspondence for distribution of reports and maintains audit file pending the auditee's responses and finalizing of the report. Conducts exit conference to discuss the audit findings with auditee. Prepares for and attends meetings throughout the duration of the audit. Confers with the Chief Internal Auditor during the course of an audit regarding any change in audit emphasis, problems that may have arisen and the progress of the audit.

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4. Provides oversight and monitoring of the Information Technology Audit Services Contract, including monitoring progress; providing coordination with the Bureau of Information Processing; gathering information; conducting required follow-up and related activities; reviews work and invoices to ensure allowable related costs under the contract; and processes the allowable costs that are invoiced for payment.

5. Continues education through formal and in-house training; confers with audit professionals to increase knowledge in audit practice and technique, and IDOT programmatic activities and responsibilities. Assists other OIA audit staff in the extraction and analysis of IS data as required and related support functions.

6. Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Option 9B: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Requires Bachelor's Degree with course work in information systems, auditing, business management, public administration, economics, accounting or related subjects (27 hours). Further requires a minimum of 20 hours of coursework in management
information systems or mental development equivalent to three (3) years of work experience in an information systems environment relating to system applications, system security or mainframes. Requires a thorough knowledge of audit theory and three (3) years of experience in auditing information systems. Requires the ability to develop an internal audit program independently, including audit objectives, audit sc9pe and necessary tests systems. Requires the ability to develop an internal audit program independently, including audit objectives, audit scope and necessary tests to be performed. Requires statewide travel, including overnight stays. Must have a valid driver's license and ability to.travel to remote audit sites.
Ensures compliance with departmental safety rules .

Work Hours:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 2300 S Dirksen Pkwy Springfield, IL 62764-0001  

Office: Office of Internal Audit
Agency Contact:  
DOT.CO.BPM.EmploymentApplications@Illinois.gov
Job Function:  Transportation  

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.