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Job Title: Activity Specialist II      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:187197
Agency:Ellsworth Correctional Fclty
Posting Type:Agency
Applications accepted through:Jul 25, 2017
Job Description:

This is a supervisory position which plans, organizes, and supervises the recreation program for the inmate population at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF).  Responsibilities also include planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinate staff; maintaining procedures for care and maintenance of equipment and supplies; and maintaining safety and security. 

Minimum Requirements:  Five years of experience in recreation, athletics, music, or art.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. 

Performance Standards:  Incumbent will need to have the ability to deal effectively with individuals; knowledge of the methods and techniques of music, art, horticulture, athletic, or recreational habilitative, rehabilitative, or socialization activities.  Ability to direct and instruct groups and individuals participating in structured activities.  Ability to observe, recall, and document behavior, surroundings, and events.  Ability to recognize and report the behaviors in individuals that impede program progress or threaten security.  Ability to think and act appropriately during an emergency.  Ability to determine appropriate activity assignments for individuals.  Ability to supervise and control adult offenders individually and in groups.

The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at

STEP 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement.
STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

  • A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at
  • Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

    Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

    Required Documents:

  • Online State of Kansas Application form (send to Ellsworth Correctional Facility)
  • Resume, Cover Letter, and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Academic transcripts

    KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-472-6295.

    Recruiter Contact Information:
    Name: Wendy Stroede
    Phone: 785-472-6295
    FAX: 785-472.6370

    Agency Information:
    Ellsworth Correctional Facility
    P.O. Box 107, 1607 State Street
    Ellsworth, KS 67439-0107

    How You Will Be Evaluated:
    Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and cr

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Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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