Reception-Clerical (Office Associate Opt 2)

at Illinois Department of Children & Family Services in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Springfield, IL, US, 62701

Job Requisition ID:  27657

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children.  Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families.  In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.


Agency :  Department of Children and Family Services 
Closing Date/Time: 06/20/2023 
Salary:   Salary Range $3,367 - $4,552 (Anticipated starting salary $3,367/month)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC014  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Position Summary

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and energetic individual to serve as Receptionist in the Director’s Office.  Under direction, this position will answer phones, greet visitors, distribute mail, serve as timekeeper, and perform general clerical functions.  This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is detail oriented and interested in playing a supporting role in the Department’s operations.  DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program.  The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills.  We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as Receptionist for the Director’s Office

2. Receives, opens, sorts, date stamps, and distributes incoming mail to appropriate staff in a timely manner

3. Keyboards and prepares a variety of complex materials, including but not limited to highly technical reports, statistical data, Department forms, and correspondence

4. Provides clerical assistance to Director’s staff, including the processing and completion of travel vouchers and out-of-state travel requests

5. Serves as timekeeper

6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

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Job Posting: 10994660

Posted On: Jun 07, 2023

Updated On: Jun 20, 2023

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