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Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:191904
Agency:El Dorado Correctional Fclty
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Feb 15, 2019
Job Description:

This position will work primarily in the Business and Accounting Office.  

Posting Type:  External

Position Type

  • 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
  • Hourly rate:  $13.61

Position Description:  Work at the Senior Administrative Assistant classification involves a variety of complex office support duties of a clerical or secretarial nature.  Usually involving several steps to complete analysis of data to identify facts and to complete the required action.  Decisions are made based upon well-defined rules, regulations, methods and procedures with little deviation although they may have limited interpretation when applying procedural guidelines.  Some of the duties at this level include:  providing basic, factual information to customers, proofing and finalizing correspondence and reports, compiling and entering data and retrieving data from records and from an informational database, and basic bookkeeping duties.

Minimum Requirements:  One year of full-time, paid work experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work in an office setting.

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 Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications may be used to screen applicants.  Preferred Qualifications are in addition to the Minimum Requirements and either or both may be applied depending upon the number of applicants.

At least two years employed full time in an office environment providing administrative clerical support.  Bookkeeping experience preferred.

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 issue 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 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 Highway 54, P.O. Box 311
El Dorado, KS  67042

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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