Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Springfield

Description

Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under administrative direction, serves as Division Manager of the Disability Adjudication Services Division within the Bureau of Disability Determination Services. Monitors the preparation of claims for disability benefits for the Social Security Administrationin a timely, efficient and quality manner and develops, documents, assesses and adjudicates claims for disability filed by Illinois residents under provision of Title II and Title XVI of the Social Security Act. Formulates policy to achieve goals and objectives for the Division. Plans, controls and evaluates program operations. Coordinates activities with other divisions to achieve Bureau's mission. Confers with management of other state agencies and the Social Security field offices, Regional Office, Hearing and Appeals Council Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Represents the Department in conferences pertaining to claims adjudication, vocational assessment, rehabilitation referrals and general eligibility criterion.


Minimum Requirements
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college with course work in a social or human services field. Requires five years progressively responsible administrative experience in a Social Security Disability program. Requires extensive knowledge of the provision of the Social Security Act with disability amendments, regulations, policies, directives, interpretations and case decisions.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Individuals selected for positions with the Illinois Disability Determination Service (DDS) will go through a complete federal background investigation suitability determination by the Social Security Administration. This is necessary to determine whether an employee can be issued credentials in order to have access to Social Security disability data, records and systems. Finalists must pass a preliminary check prior to a job offer being made. A full background investigation will follow. Further details will be provided during the interview process.


Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact
ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: $10,000-$12,128 MONTHLY ($120,000-$145,536 ANNUALLY)
MERIT SYSTEM PAY PLAN RANGE: $4,295-$12,128 MONTHLY ($51,540-$145,536 ANNUALLY)

WORK HOURS:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

WORK LOCATION:
Bureau of Disability Determination Services
Adjudicative Services
100 North 1st Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702
Alzina Building

Please submit CMS-100 or CMS-100B (revised 7/2019 or after) Application and Bid Form to:
Mindi Tuxhorn
100 North 1st Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702
Fax: (217) 558-5076

**PLEASE SEE NEW CMS GRADING PROCESS BELOW**

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES SEEKING A PROMOTION: Effective November 1, 2019, CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS-100B Applications submitted directly from Applicants. Current State employees seeking a promotion should submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B (version dated 7/2019 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above. Older versions of the CMS-100B will NOT be graded or returned to applicants. FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100B VERSION DATED 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES SEEKING A REDUCTION, FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES, AND NON-STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 7/2019 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid Form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100 VERSION DATED 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES SEEKING A TRANSFER: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, Transfer Request and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 7/2019 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid Form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100 VERSION DATED 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.


How to Apply

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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 Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Senior Public Service Administrator:

Option 6 - Health & Human Services

Class Specification
Additional Title and Exam Information

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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.

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