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Job Title: Administrative Assistant      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
CountyNorton
Req. No:189737
Agency:Norton Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through: 
Job Description:

Job Duty Description:  This is structured administrative support work in the Reentry program area. Work requires the operation of personal computers and other office equipment.  Provides administrative support to staff in the reentry and release process.

Minimum Qualifications:  Six months of experience in general office, clerical or administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Performance Standards:  Screens callers; provides information or makes referrals, schedules and places conference calls.  Maintains calendars and schedule.  Answers routine inquiries requiring minor interpretations of policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Collects, sorts, opens, and distributes mail.  Maintains a record and filing system.  Enters and manipulates data and information by creating simple word processing templates, form letters, database tables, and spreadsheets. May maintain web pages.  Operates office equipment and personal computers.  Enters data in a high production environment.  Prepares and enters data or information from source documents, rough draft, copy or general instructions into routine and technical materials including forms, statistical reports and correspondence.  Proofreads for proper coding, classification, and compliance with procedures.  Takes minutes at meetings.  Maintains an adequate level of office supplies.

Preferred RequirementsKnowledge of the operation of office equipment, personal computers and communications systems. Knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Knowledge of standard formats for letters, memos and reports.  Knowledge of record keeping, and reporting methods.  Ability to apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.  Ability to use basic word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Ability to enter information in a variety of formats.  Ability to proofread and edit for grammar, spelling, syntax and style; compute, verify and compare figures; detect discrepancies in information or records.  Ability to record, file and transmit information.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Ability to extract data and formulate reasonable conclusions from a variety of sources.

A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

TO APPLY:  You may apply on-line at  www.jobs.ks.gov; or Contact the Human Resources Office at Norton Correctional Facility (785) 877-6643 to obtain an application and supplemental documents; or Email kdoc_ncf_hr@ks.gov to obtain an application.

If you haven’t already done so, please register or update your personal data with the State of Kansas at www.jobs.ks.gov, including submission of copy of your DD214 if applicable.   You must notify us of your intent to apply by the closing date.  Applications and any required documents must be received by the paperwork deadline of this announcement. Please call by that date to confirm receipt of your application and required documents.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. 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. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.

Selection Process:  Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions, and possibly a performance or written test. The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval.  A second interview may be conducted.  Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation; must pass a drug screen and a TB test unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another safety sensitive position within the same agency.

Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE):  This position is eligible for veterans’ preference.  Interested veterans must submit a DD 214 to the Department of Administration to be verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 prior to the vacancy close date.  Verified veterans who meet the selection criteria for this position will be invited for an interview.

Reasonable Accommodation:  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact (785) 877-6643.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by case basis.

Norton Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.

 

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

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