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4 Jan 2023

Full-Time Support Service Worker #22104

IDHSHR01 – Posted by Illinois Department of Human Services Kankakee, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Agency: Department of Human Services

Closing Date: 1/17/2023

County: Kankakee

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

Work Hours: 6:30am – 3:00pm; Rotating days off

Salary: Anticipated Salary: $3,105 – $4,078 per month

Work Location: Shapiro Developmental Center – 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018


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Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Support Service Worker for the Shapiro Center located in Kankakee, Illinois to perform routine, repetitive unskilled manual tasks associated with support services on an assigned shift, including exterior building and campus clean-up including lawn care and snow removal, dietary tasks including meal distribution and clean-up, laundry tasks, housekeeping and clothing services. Uses and performs simple maintenance on standard equipment and machinery, ensuring compliance with Public Health standards, facility and department policies and procedures. Completes simple clerical tasks including completing work orders, supply orders and routine logs and reports.


Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs routine, repetitive unskilled manual tasks associated with support services at Shapiro Center on an assigned shift.
  2. Uses and performs simple maintenance on standard equipment and machinery.
  3. Performs simple clerical record keeping tasks pertaining to activities performed.
  4. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of High School supplemented by six (6) months experience in the support service functional area to which assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to perform heavy physical work.
  2. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays.
  3. Requires ability to travel.
  4. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
  5. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  7. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.


About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all 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)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)


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Job Types: Full-Time.


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