Administrative Assistant 2
Washington State Department of Corrections - Connell, WA

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Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Administrative Assistant 2 at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. COYOTE RIDGE CORRECTIONS CENTER (CRCC) is located on a 60-acre site about 40 miles north of the Tri-Cities. CRCC is comprised of two-complexes. The Medium Security Complex (MSC) is a 2,048 bed facility that houses offenders with Medium and MI3 Custody. MSC consists of 4 Hybrid units and 4 Medium units. The Minimum Security Unit (MSU) is a 480 bed facility that houses assisted living and MI2 Custody offenders. MSU consists of 2 units. This is a work/program orientated facility that offers many educational, vocational, and self-help programs and Class II and Class III Correctional Industries work programs.
Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.

Duties:
With minimal supervision, this position is responsible for making and documenting multiple offender work assignments, including programs. This position tracks offender firing and hiring and maintains files on all offender workers in institution support, Correctional Industries, and off-site crews. The position also manages the wait list for all programs including offender change, work Vocational and Educational. This impacts all areas of the facility where offenders are programming, working and living. The position generates daily count sheets for custody to impact the secure operations of the facility by knowing who is where, and when. This position supports the organization mission by keeping wait lists current for offender re-entry programming as well as assuring all areas where offenders are needed for work have bodies assigned. This position is also backup administrator for the call out system.

Qualifications:
DESIRED: High school diploma or G.E.D. One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely allied field and two years of responsible office experience at the senior clerical level or higher. Clerical or office work experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Graduate study may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Supplemental Information:
'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.' For additional information about the agency, please visit www.doc.wa.gov . IMPORTANT NOTES: From July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013 a 3% temporary salary reduction is in effect for most state positions. The salary range noted in this recruitment announcement reflects this temporary reduction. For specific information see: Temporary Salary Reduction Info . · Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application . A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. · All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check. · Employees work with offenders in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply. · We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, including marijuana, will be disqualified from consideration. · Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position. · Tuberculosis is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results. · If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: · Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace. · Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. · Respectfully acknowledge people’s differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable. · Promote inclusiveness. · Be culturally sensitive and appropriate. · Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions. DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email kyle.lamb@doc.wa.gov or call us at (509) 543-5883. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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