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Job Title:

Office Associate

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$3,051 - $4,234/ Monthly


Sheridan, Joliet, Pontiac


1st Shift


Full Time


Administrative / Office

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under direction of the Business Manager, performs a variety of difficult and responsible clerical duties and assistance, requiring independent judgment and action; performs clerical and office support functions, i.e. keyboarding, record processing and operating common office equipment; processes all outgoing and incoming mail according to regulations; inspects and identifies all packages entering the institution for contraband.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school and two years of office experience; requires extensive knowledge of office practices, procedures and programs; requires extensive knowledge of composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation; requires working knowledge of basic mathematics; requires elementary knowledge of agency programs, rules and regulations. Requires the ability to keyboards accurately at 45 wpm.


• Thirty-five statewide locations.
• Structured career advancement opportunities.
• 37.5 hour workweek.
The State of Illinois provides employees with Health, Vision, and Dental insurance with a small co-payment from employees. Life insurance is provided at 100% your annual salary. These positions include a pension plan.
Benefit time for new employees includes three (3) personal business days, ten (10) vacation days starting, and twelve (12) sick days per year

Company Information

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, gender and gender identity, and religious oppression.

The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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