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CORRECTIONS INDUSTRY LEAD 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:  May 12, 2022
Location: 

Vandalia, IL, US, 62471-4008

Job Requisition ID:  15438

Agency:  Department of Corrections  -Vandalia Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time:  05/26/2022 11:59pm
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary $4560/month; CBA Applies: $4560-$6613/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Fayette 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC006 

 

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.

 

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 #15438

 

Position overview

Under direction of the Corrections Industry Supervisor, trains, instructs, monitors and assigns offender workers in the daily operation of the Milk/Juice Processing Plant at Vandalia Correctional Industries. Trains offender workers on the proper operation of all equipment. Maintains inventory of all supplies and raw materials in warehouse. Enforces and maintains safety, security, sanitation, disciplinary measures. Ensures that procurement processes are compliant with State regulations. Inspects all products procured or produced for quality control. Performs work with basic computer programs such as Word or Excel to assist in maintaining supplies and raw materials.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Trains, assigns and instructs offender workers in the daily operation of the Milk/Juice Processing Plant at Vandalia Correctional Industries.
  2. Maintains operating records of production.
  3. Inspects finished products for quality control prior to packaging and shipping of finished goods.
  4. Maintains proper preventative maintenance on all equipment.
  5. Maintains all Department and Institutional safety, security, and sanitation procedures are followed.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school.
  2. Requires three years of specialized Milk/Juice Processing Plant experience.
  3. Requires completion of an approved course in guard training within six months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires extensive knowledge of institutional rules, regulations and requirements for the control of inmate workers.
  2. Requires extensive knowledge of the methods, techniques, processes, materials, tools and machinery utilized in the Milk/Juice Processing Plant.

Conditions of Employment

All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position…”

  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 COVID19 VACCINATION.
  4. Requires the physical ability to perform duties assigned.

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.  We invite all qualified applicants to join our team.

 

Work Hours:  Monday 5am-3:30pm; Tuesday/Wednesday 7am-5:30pm; Thursday 5am-1pm with Friday/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 Function:  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#15438 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.