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State of Illinois - IDHS

05/31/2024

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Posting Identification Number  37681

Position Overview

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state’s lead division serving people with disabilities committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and racial justice.  The mission of the Division is to assist individuals with disabilities in achieving their goals of employment, education, and independent living.  This position coordinates customer case records and documents in a field office pertaining to the service delivery activities to customers in the Bureau of Customer and Community Field Services/Vocational Rehabilitation Program   This position performs keyboarding and other routine clerical tasks and activities essential to securing and maintaining sensitive case files, records and documentation (both electronic and hardcopy), and facilitating the purchase and delivery of services, in accordance with federal, state and agency rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and current operating practices; works with the agency’s case management system, monitors customer case status and prepares annotated reports for counselor; and interacts with field office staff and internal and external customers in person, phone and/or email.  The Division of Rehabilitation Services is seeking to hire a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual with strong communication skills.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Works with counselor(s) and the case management system to determine daily priority of customer service delivery.
  2. Meets with counselor(s) routinely to review case management activities and problems encountered.
  3. Assists applicants, program participants, family members/guardians/care givers, vendors and referring agencies with understanding program rules, policies, eligibility criteria and various other aspects of the vocational rehabilitation program. 
  4. Triages and prioritizes incoming mail, email, phone calls, voicemail, and drop-in customers.
  5. Meets with Vocational Rehabilitation Program staff within the office and/or office supervisor to plan and/or discuss general casework activities. 
  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 the completion of four (4) years of high school. 
  2. Requires two (2) years of clerical related experience that demonstrates incorporation of working-level proficiency and accuracy in performing keyboarding functions.

* 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.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to travel for training.

* All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday  

Work Location: 207 S Prospect Rd, Bloomington, Illinois, 61704  

Division of Rehabilitation Services

Bureau of Customer and Community Field Services

Region 3
Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Posting Group: Social Services  

About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
• A Pension Program
• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
• 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
• 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)
• 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
• Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
• 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
• Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
• Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
• GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
• 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
• Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx

 

This title is within the Upward Mobility Program.  General Program information can be found by clicking on the Upward Mobility Program link or for specific title information at UMP Title Descriptions. There are three categories of UMP titles: 1) certificate titles which require passing a written proficiency exam; 2) credential titles which require the possession of a specified college degree and/or licensure; and 3) dual titles for which a certificate may be earned by following either the certificate or credential pathway.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. 

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. 

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.  If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

State employees should include temporary assignment in the application profile. Temporary assignment verification forms can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section.

State employees participating in the Upward Mobility program for this title should include applicable UMP grade information in the Upward Mobility Program section of the candidate profile. UMP grades can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section.

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

E_mail: joseph.urizar@illinois.gov

Phone: 3124970396

Cert: Any Certification

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