Office Assistant - Opt 2

State of Illinois - Sangamon County, IL

Full-time | Contract
Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under general supervision, receives and answers calls on the statewide toll-free Medical Hotline from Department of Children and Family Services staff, medical providers, and foster and adoptive parents; responds to inquiries and provides information, utilizing knowledge of DCFS and DHS/HFS operations, eligibility rules, and regulations; receives phone requests for temporary medical card numbers from child protection and intact family services workers; keyboards a variety of difficult materials; maintains filing systems; receives and processes the unit's mail.

Minimum Requirements
Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of high school and one year of related office experience; requires working knowledge of alpha-numeric sequencing; requires working knowledge of office practices, procedures and programs; requires the ability to operate a multi-line phone system and the ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite; requires the ability to keyboard accurately at a rate of 35 wpm.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact

Work hours:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Anticipated Starting Salary: $2807
Current bargaining unit employees: Contractual language applies
Full bargaining unit range: $2807 - $3781

Work Location:
Children & Family Services
Budget & Finance
726 S College
Springfield, Illinois 62704

Whitney Davis
406 E. Monroe, Station 440
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Fax: 217-785-1765

How to Apply
Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Office Assistant:
Option 2 - Typing

Class Specification (Download PDF reader)
Additional Title and Exam Information (Download PDF reader)
Test Information Guide (Download PDF reader)

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.