Employment with IVEDC

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IVEDC is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of:

Job description

Illinois Valley is looking to hire a Cook for their Carlinville Head Start Center. This will be a full time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and serve both breakfast and lunch
  • Purchase necessary items from vendors
  • Complete menu schedules on a weekly basis
  • Prepare and itemize food invoices
  • Maintain proper safety and sanitary conditions
  • Maintain and understand daily nutrition data (#meals served, etc.)
  • Supervise and coordinate other program personnel assigned to kitchen/dining room area
  • Wash dishes, clean kitchen and dining area, restrooms, classrooms and other areas as designated by the Site Director.

Requirements:

  • Prefer at least one year of experience in ordering food and supplies, and in preparing and serving meals in a facility serving the public.
  • Shall have a Food Protection Manager certification (or other required certification) or be willing to obtain one within three months of employment.
  • Ability to drive. Maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license and sufficient insurance coverage.
  • Must clear required background checks.

This is a full-time position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two summer months off with no disruption in benefits.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 11 holidays per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $13.00 per hour

Job description

IMMEDIATE HIRE!!!

Illinois Valley is in need of a part-time individual to perform general office cleaning duties. This position is Mon-Fri at the Gillespie Admin office. This will be a temporary position through 6/30/2023 working approximately 12-15 hours per week. Hours are flexible.

Job Description

  • Will sweep, mop, or scrub floors. Empty all trash receptacles.
  • Thoroughly clean restrooms and kitchen areas, including disinfecting and cleaning wash basin and toilets. Replace tissue and soap as needed.
  • Clean windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces. Disinfect all common touch surfaces.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and current insurance.
  • Must be able to perform duties with limited supervision.

EOE

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: From $13.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Job description

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) is in search of a Full-Time Teacher for its Head Start Program in White Hall.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach children, ages 3-5, with structured activities in a classroom setting.
  • Plan and prepare lesson plans and activities that contribute to children’s growth and development.
  • Assess children on an ongoing basis utilizing approved assessment tools.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Other degrees considered but individual must have a minimum of 21 semester hours in child development courses with willingness to obtain 30 semester hours within 2 years.
  • Prior training and experience in comprehensive child development programs is desirable.
  • Ability to relate positively to children and parents. Ability to work as a team member.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

This is a full-time position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two months off with no disruption in benefits.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 11 paid holidays per year.

Please submit salary requirements with resume.

Job Type: Full-time with summers off!

Salary: From $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Job description

IMMEDIATE HIRE!!

GENEROUS HOURLY RATE!!

IVEDC is in need of hiring a Certified CDL Instructor to complete the driving training portion of CDL Certification for 5-6 individuals. Instructor will complete Behind-the-Wheel CDL Certification training for each individual. This will be a short-term contracted position. Instructor will train each individual for 4 hours on a Saturday (or other flexible hours that work around both instructor and trainee’s schedule).

Behind-the-Wheel Instructor Requirements:

  • Provide behind-the-wheel training
  • Register and self-certify on the Federal Training Provider Registry
  • Must hold a CDL of the same class or higher as our drivers (our drivers hold class B), and with all endorsements necessary (passenger, school bus) to operate the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for which training is to be provided
  • Must meet all applicable State qualification requirements for CMV Behind-the-Wheel instructors
  • Must meet one of these:
    • Have a minimum of two years’ experience operating a CMV requiring a CDL of the same (or higher) class, or the same endorsement; or
    • Have a minimum of two years’ experience as a BTW CMV instructor.
  • Electronically submit training certificates of the new drivers on the Training Provider Registry by midnight of the second day after the driver completes the behind-the-wheel training
  • Maintain records (tests, certificates) of drivers that have been trained

This is a great opportunity to earn extra money at a generous hourly rate!

Please provide salary requirements with resume.

Job Type: Temporary    

Generous Negotiable Pay Rate

Job description

Illinois Valley is looking to hire an Educational Assistant / Bus Monitor for their Otterville Head Start School.

Responsibilities:

  • Will provide assistance in the Head Start classroom to children ages 3-5 years old.
  • Will monitor children when being transported on school bus.
  • Must verify that the children are secured safely in their seats.

Requirements:

  • Early Childhood work experience preferred.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

This is a full time position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two summer months off with no disruption in benefits.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 11 holidays per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 per hour

Job description

Illinois Valley is looking to hire an Educational Assistant / Bus Monitor for their White Hall Head Start School.

Responsibilities:

  • Will provide assistance in the Head Start classroom to children ages 3-5 years old.
  • Will monitor children when being transported on school bus.
  • Must verify that the children are secured safely in their seats.

Requirements:

  • Early Childhood work experience preferred.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

This is a full time position during the normal school year (August to May). Would be eligible for unemployment during the two summer months off with no disruption in benefits.

This position includes excellent benefits and generous vacation, personal and sick time accruals, as well as 11 holidays per year.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 per hour

Job description

!! IMMEDIATE HIRE !!

Illinois Valley is needing to hire a part-time female worker for a janitorial/maintenance position for the Railsplitter IDOT Rest Area off of I-55. This position may include both week day and weekend shifts.

Job Description

  • Will sweep, mop, or scrub floors and walls in lobby.
  • Thoroughly clean restrooms including disinfecting and cleaning wash basin and toilets. Replace tissue and soap as needed.
  • Clean windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces of building interior and exterior.
  • Keep rest area free of any debris.
  • Empty all trash receptacles as needed and clean exterior of same.
  • Make routine checks for security against vandalism and theft.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or GED preferred.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Driver’s License preferred but may not be required.

EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $13.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement plan

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Job description

!! IMMEDIATE HIRE !!

Tri County Rural Transit is hiring for the position of Part-Time Transport Driver.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide safe and courteous transportation to passengers utilizing program vehicles. Assist passengers on and off the van as needed within reason. (Drivers will not lift passengers in/out of wheelchairs. Do not endanger the safety of the passenger or yourself during assistance. The transportation program operates a door-to-door service; do not enter the homes of passengers.)
  • Keep proper documentation of such service and maintenance.
  • Keep vehicle interior and exterior clean and neat at all times.
  • Will accurately input required data on the tablet/software. -Will follow the tablet/software as instructed and will notify dispatch of any problems or discrepancies.
  • Will accurately collect all fares and turn in at the end of each work day to the designated staff member and fill out a money collection form.

Qualifications:

  • Maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License and sufficient insurance coverage. Must be capable of operating the vehicle in a safe manner at all times. Must have “clean” driving record for minimum of 3 years.
  • Drivers must be at least 21 years of age and a High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Drivers must pass the Federal Transit Administration Drug & Alcohol testing administered by Mid-West Truckers Association through our agency.
  • Drivers must meet current licensing and certification requirements.
  • First Aid and CPR certification will be required and provided within the first 3 months of employment.

!! Progressive Wage Scale !!

Opportunity to advance to Full-Time with Excellent Benefits

25-29 Hours per Week

EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $13.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 precautions:

  • Personal protective equipment provided and required.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

Job description

Responsibilities:

Illinois Valley Community Day Services is seeking an immediate hire for our Jerseyville location.

Responsibilities:

  • Will supervise, teach, and support individuals with developmental disabilities (18 years and older) utilizing individualized plans at our day training center.
  • May drive program participants on a regular or as needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • DSP certification is preferred, will train the right individual.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Possess a high school diploma/GED.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

This is a great opportunity to work with an outstanding staff, in a positive work environment, and a well established community of clients!

EOE

Job Type: Part-time, 25-29 hours per week

Pay: $13.00 per hour

IMMEDIATE HIRE!!

GENEROUS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT!

**** $13 Hourly ****

Illinois Valley is hiring an In-Home Care Aide to provide general non-medical support to clients in the Macoupin County area including Gillespie, Benld, Staunton, Mt. Olive, Bunker Hill, Carlinville, and Girard with generous mileage reimbursement.

Responsibilities:

  • Will provide general support, such as housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, personal care, shopping, etc.
  • Will complete tasks to help maintain, strengthen, and safeguard the functioning of individuals, ages 60 and over, in their own homes.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year of experience in home care or personal care preferred.
  • Must be willing to submit to background check.

Hours: Up to 29.0 hours per week.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING (We will work around your schedule!)

EOE

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation is looking to hire a part-time meal delivery driver for our Carrollton routes.

Responsibilities:

  • Will obtain the daily meal delivery list from staff at the meal site and deliver those meals using an agency vehicle.
  • Will accept and document donations from participants and turn in all donations on a daily basis.
  • Will help staff load individual filled trays (hot and cold) into coolers for home delivery.
  • Will attend nutrition staff meetings as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to drive. Maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license and sufficient insurance coverage.

This position will be part-time 5 days per week.

EOE

Part-time

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation is looking to hire a part-time meal delivery driver/substitute cook for our Benld Senior Center.

This will be a part-time position based out of our Benld Senior Center. The primary responsibility of this position will be meal deliverer but will also be cross trained as a cook. Training for food management certification will be provided. Once certified in food management, this position may occasionally fill in as a substitute cook.

Responsibilities

  • Obtain the daily meal delivery list from staff at the meal site and deliver those meals using an agency vehicle.
  • Accept and document donations from participants and turn in all donations on a daily basis.
  • Help staff load individual filled trays (hot and cold) into coolers for home delivery.
  • Attend nutrition staff meetings as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to drive. Maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license and sufficient insurance coverage.

This position will be part-time 5 days per week.

EOE

Part-time

Applications are available on our website at ilvalley-edc.org.

Submit completed applications to IVEDC HR, Administrative Office,

223 S. Macoupin St. (P.O. Box 88), Gillespie, IL  62033

or bpacini@ilvalley-edc.org

Current employees need only submit letter of interest.

For an Application

Online Application
Paper Application

The form should be downloaded, saved, and then opened with Adobe Acrobat. Fill in the form, save it, print it and sign where it says signature. To submit it to us please email it or mail it via USPS to one of the addresses below.

Email:
bpacini@ilvalley-edc.org

Mail:
Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
223 South Macoupin Street
P.O. Box 88
Gillespie, IL 62033-0088

Illinois Valley Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

An employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.