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Job Title: Administrative Assistant      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:191821
Agency:El Dorado Correctional Fclty
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Feb 15, 2019
Job Description:

Job posting extended on 1/18/19 and 1/31/19.

Posting Type:  External

Position Details:

  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job posting
  • Unclassified - Appointments to unclassified positions can be made by the appointing authority (Warden), with approval of the Governor. Unclassified appointments are at-will and are not eligible for longevity bonuses.
  • Full time
  • Non-exempt
  • Benefits eligible
  • $12.35/hour

Performs office support duties of a clerical nature usually involving several steps and analysis of the data to identify the procedures to be completed. Decisions are made based on well-defined rules, regulations, methods and procedures with little deviation although they may have limited interpretation when applying procedural guidelines. Some of the duties may include but are not limited to: provide basic, factual information; scan, image, proof and finalize correspondence and reports; compile and enter data; retrieve data from records or from an informational database; answer, screen and route telephone calls; sort and purg office records; basic typing and keyboarding; process offender visiting applications; open and inspect incoming non-legal offender mail; process outgoing mail; sort and distribute incoming staff mail.

Minimum Requirements:

Six months of full-time, paid work experience in general office, clerical or administrative support work.

Referencing the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, examples of positions meeting this qualification would include bill and account collectors; bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks; customer service representatives; desktop publishers; financial clerks; general office clerks; information clerks; material recording clerks; police, fire and ambulance dispatchers; receptionists, secretaries and administrative assistants; and tellers.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications (May be used to screen applicants):

  • One year of full-time, paid work experience in administrative support work as defined/referenced above.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; read and comprehend written materials.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of correct formatting of letters, memos, etc.
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation and composition rules.
  • Experience which reflects the ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in the performance of duties.

Performance Standards:
To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the six-month assessment period.

How to Apply:

  1. If you have not previously applied for a State of Kansas position and been assigned an Applicant ID Number, go to and select "Register Personal Data". 
  2. Obtain a Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (see below). Send/e-mail Tax Clearance Certificate to Recruiter listed;
  3. Complete the online State of Kansas application form at and submit. Under "Agency", select "Corrections, Dept. of (El Dorado Correctional Facility)" from drop-down box.  Resumes are welcome but cannot take the place of the State application.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
In accordance with Executive Order 2004-03, 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  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.

Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate will not be considered.  When you request the certificate, it will give you a transaction ID#.  The transaction ID# is NOT a tax clearance.  You will need the Transaction ID# to be able to retrieve the certificate 24 hours later.  You will need to return to the Department of Revenue website to do this (select View Status).  You can then e-mail the Tax Clearance Certificate to the recruiter listed below.

Recruiter Contact Information:
Sheila Edwards
Telephone: 316-322-2089
FAX: 316-322-2054

Agency Information
El Dorado Correctional Facility
1737 SE US Highway 54
El Dorado, KS 67042

How You Will Be Evaluated: After the closing date, application materials will be reviewed to determine who meets the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, applications may be evaluated based on the Preferred Skills/Qualifications listed. Depending upon the number of applicants, qualified applicants may then be screened to a manageable number of interviewees based on the Preferred Skills/Qualifications. 

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 position within the same agency.

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications and competency factors of the position. The veteran's preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The El Dorado Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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