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CORRECTIONAL LIEUTENANT(UPWARD MOBILITY)

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:  Jan 10, 2022
Location: 

Sumner, IL, US, 62466-4915

Job Requisition ID:  10413

Agency:  Department of Corrections  - Lawrence Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time:  01/25/2022  11:59pm 
Salary:  Anticipated starting salary $5,361/month; CBA applies; Salary range $5,361-$7,968/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Lawrence 
Number of Vacancies:  16 
Plan/BU:  CU500 

 

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.

Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this title.

 

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.

 

Posting Identification #10413

 

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the Shift Supervisor, instructs and supervises Correctional Sergeants, Correctional Officers, and Correctional Officer Trainees. Enforces and maintains discipline, safety, security, maintenance, sanitary and custodial measures for the control of individuals in custody. Monitors compliance with Departmental Rules, Administrative Directives and Institutional Policies.

Job Requirements

  1. Supervises Staff
  2. Makes daily inspections of all buildings and housing units in his/her assigned area or zone.
  3. Arbitrates individuals in custody disputes.
  4. Establishes and maintains complete training records on all security personnel.
  5. Complies with key and lock control and tool control procedures in assigned area or zone by reporting broken, lost, or malfunctioning keys, tools, and equipment.
  6. Prepares, submits, and reviews a variety of reports for accuracy and completeness.
  7. Monitors compliance with all administative directives and institutional directions when operating a vehicle to transport individuals in custody on writs, furloughs and transfers.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumberated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school and completion of an approved Correctional Officer training program.
  2. Two (2) years' experience as a correctional officer in a penal or security institution.
  3. Qualifying state employees in the employee Upward Mobility Program may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this class.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of institutional rules regulations and requirements for the control of individuals in custody.
  • Working knowledge of individual and group attitude and behavior of men in penal or correctional institutions.
  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques used in discipline of employees and persons in correctional institutions.
  • Working knowledge of the practices and procedures in prison administration.
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with public officials, investigatory and law enforcement agencies.
  • Ability to supervise correctional officers and make independent decisions.
  • Ability to prepare reports of unusual happenings. accidents or violations of rules.
  • Ability to enforce disciplinary, safety, security and custodial measures.
  • Ability to train and supervise employees or individuals in custody.
  • Ability to understudy and to assume duties of immediate supervisor in the event of vacation, sick leave or emergency.
  • Ability to think clearly and exercise forceful initiative in emergency situations.
  • Ability to properly use firearms.

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid, appropriate driver's license and the ability to travel statewide. 
  • Physical ability to perform duties assigned. 
  • Ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
  • Ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department's zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited. 
  • Governor Pritzker announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all State employees whose job duties require them to work in a congregate care facility. All 24/7 congregate-care facilities operated by the Illinois Department of Corrections are included in this mandate, which is scheduled to take place October 26, 2021. Administration is currently in negotiations with AFSCME for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement in regard to this mandate. The State will offer the exemptions required under law for those who cannot be vaccinated for medical and/or religious reasons.

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.

 

Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.

 

The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.

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

 

The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We invite all qualified applicants to join our team.

Work Hours:  

7am-3pm:

(2) Mon/Tue off 

(2) Tue/Wed off

(1) Thur/Fri off

(1) Wed/Thur off

 

3pm-11pm: 

(2) Mon/Tue off

(2) Tue/Wed off

(1) Sun/Mon off

(1) Thur/Fri off

(2) Wed/Thur off 

 

11pm-7am: 

(1) Mon/Tues off

(1) Tue/Wed off  


Work Location: Lawrence Correctional Center, 10940 Lawrence Rd Sumner, IL 62466-4915  
Agency Contact:

Elizabeth Bare 

Human Resource Representative 

Lawrence Correctional Center

Email: Elizabeth.Bare @illinois.gov

Phone #: 618-936-2064 ext 2011

Job Function:  Public Safety; Administration/Management; Facility/Fleet Management  

 

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: Elizabeth.bare@illinois.gov. 

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.