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Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice to host job screenings

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) will host employment screening events in Alton and St. Charles, Ill., in October and December.

IDJJ is looking to fill multiple openings for juvenile justice specialists at the five Illinois Youth Center locations in Alton, St. Charles, Harrisburg, Chicago, and Warrenville.

Any individual interested in applying must be an Illinois resident, at least 21 years of age, with a valid driver’s license and bachelor’s degree, and must be eligible to work in the United States.

Applicants should bring a copy of their driver’s license, birth certificate, college transcript, and selective service number if applicable, and should wear comfortable attire appropriate for physical agility testing.

Screenings will be held at 8 a.m. in the auditorium of Alton Mental Health Center, 4500 College Ave., Alton on Oct. 20 and Dec. 8. Screenings last four to six hours.

Screenings will also be held on Oct. 18 and Dec. 6 at the Illinois Youth Center, 3825 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, Ill.

The IDJJ juvenile justice specialist positions have a starting salary of $54,648. More information is available at or by contacting Jim Crowley at


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