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Careers at IDJJ

Juvenile Justice Specialists/Interns

Thank you for your interest in the Juvenile Justice Specialist Intern position with the Department of Juvenile Justice. The Department's mission is to build youth skills and strengthen families by promoting community safety and positive youth outcomes. The Juvenile Justice Specialist Intern position plays a key role in facilitating this mission.

If you are interested in being part of an environment that is committed to preparing youth for successful reintegration into their communities through programming, treatment, and services while providing them safety, security, and accountability, we welcome you to apply for the Juvenile Justice Specialist Intern position according to the qualifications and process below.

Please note that this is a full-time shift work position and it is located in each of the five youth centers located throughout the state: IYC Chicago, IYC Harrisburg, IYC Pere Marquette, IYC St. Charles, and IYC Warrenville. Starting salary is $54,648/year plus excellent benefits and great opportunities for advancement.

Qualifications

  • 21 years of age
  • Valid driver's license
  • Illinois resident
  • Any Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree is required from an accredited college or university.
  • U.S. citizen or authorized alien with proof of permanent resident card
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Fluency in additional languages is a plus and can be compensated accordingly
  • Requires physical agility and strength to stand and walk for up to three hours at a time, to run for short distances, and to provide physical intervention and control, as necessary, in order to protect and/or restrain individuals.

Information (all applications must be submitted electronically)

Upcoming Screenings

Please allow 4-6 hours for screening process.

Alton Mental Health Center, Auditorium, 4500 College Ave., Alton, IL

  • Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Illinois Youth Center- 3825 Campton Hills Rd., St. Charles, IL

  • Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Questions about Juvenile Justice Specialist positions, application process, and screenings can be directed to Jim Crowley at jim.crowley@illinois.gov

Other Staff Positions

New vacancies open date 12/07/22 (closing date 12/20/22)

1) School Counselor (Juvenile Justice School Counselor) - IYC Pere Marquette- Req #20577

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=20577&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/20577/

2) Corrections Leisure Activity Specialist IV - IYC Pere Marquette- Req # 21862

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=21862&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/21862/

New vacancies open date 12/06/22 (closing date 12/19/22)

1) Corrections Maintenance Craftsman - IYC Warrenville- Req. # 21630

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=21630&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/21630/

New vacancies open date 12/02/22 (closing date 12/15/22)

1)  Juvenile Justice School Counselor - IYC St. Charles-  Req. #20467

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=20467&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/20467/

New vacancies open date 12/01/22 (closing date 12/14/22)

1) Juvenile Justice School Counselor (Career & Technical) - IYC Harrisburg Req #20473

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=20473&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/20473/

New vacancies open date 11/23/22 (closing date 12/08/22)

1) Executive Secretary II (Upward Mobility- Req# 21177- Belleville

State of Illinois Employees:

Internal Link : https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/sf/jobreq?jobId=21177&company=SILHCM20P1

All other applicants (non-state employees): please apply by clicking on the below link.

External Link: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/21177/

 

External Applicants:

State of Illinois Employment Opportunities - Work.Illinois.Gov

IllinoisJobLink.com

FY-18 IDJJ-Affirmative Action Plan

 

State of Illinois Benefits