IDHS Employment Opportunities

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About IDHS Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois. A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public. Bilingual skills are welcome! IDHS is comprised of more than 13,200 employees in offices statewide where at any given time, a variation of career opportunities may be available. This creates the potential for you to advance the mission of IDHS and serve the community in which you live.

The Illinois Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of IDHS to employ qualified personnel, to provide equal employment opportunities in the hiring and promoting of individuals, and to administer these activities in a manner that does not discriminate against any person. Employment decisions shall not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, unfavorable discharge from military service, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

Racial Equity Vision: A human services system that enables all to thrive regardless of race, zip code, and disability.

Racial Equity Mission: To become an anti-racist organization that pursues equity and racial justice with intention, vigor, and tenacity.

As you make your way through the application process, we encourage you to take full advantage of all the resources provided. Please do not hesitate to call upon one of our recruiters for assistance.

Please also feel free to complete this brief survey to let us know any and all titles or positions in which you are interested.