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ACCOUNT TECHNICIAN I (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:  Jun 14, 2022
Location: 

Vandalia, IL, US, 62471-4008

Job Requisition ID:  16828

Agency:  Department of Corrections  -Vandalia Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time:  06/29/2022 11:59pm
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary $3,579/month; CBA Applies: $3,579-$4,949 a month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Fayette 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

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 #16828

 

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the Accountant Supervisor, serves as Trust Fund Officer independently performing technical accounting work for the Inmate Trust Fund and Allowance Fund on the Funds Accounting & Commissary Trading System (FACTS), posts, make adjusting entries and reconciles documents working closely with the commissary supervisor and accountants. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Independently performs technical accounting work for Inmate Trust and Travel and Allowance Funds, utilizing the Funds Accounting System and Commissary Trading System, posting all daily receipts and expenditures.
  2. Verifies and checks for accuracy, daily, the DOC0067 "Statement of Release Money and Inmate Fund Account Balance" for all inmates released.
  3. Writes disbursement checks for inmate purchases. 
  4. Daily calculates and puts correct postage on inmate outgoing mail and posts correct amount in FACTS.
  5. Works closely with Supervisor to verify monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  6. Posts restrictions against inmate's accounts upon receipt of DOC 0047 "Response to Offender's Grievance" from Programs and Adjustment Committees.
  7. Completes monthly computer posting of Inmate payroll for all inmates to the inmate's Trust Fund Accounts.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of those enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two years of college and completion of an approved training course or three years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Requires working knowledge of accounting techniques. 
  2. Requires working knowledge of state or non-state accounting procedures. 
  3. Requires working knowledge of office methods and procedures. 
  4. Requires working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment. 

Conditions of Employment

  1. Ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
  2. 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. 
  3. REQUIRES A COVID-19 VACCINATION.

Agency Statement

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 behavior of individuals in custody, 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.  

Work Hours:  7:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday-Friday with Saturday/Sunday off  
Work Location: Vandalia Correctional Center, 1876 US Highway 51 Vandalia, IL 62471-4008  
Agency Contact:

Sonya Bruno

Email: sonya.bruno@illinois.gov

Phone #:618/283-4170 x2140

Job Family:  Fiscal/Finance/Business; Public Safety  

 

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: sonya.bruno@illinois.gov (please place posting ID#16828 in subject line of email)

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.