State Of Washington Connell , WA 99326
Administrative Assistant 3 - Law Library
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center
The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for one full time position of Administrative Assistant 3 - Law Library, 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.
NOTE: This recruitment may be used to fill future openings.
Under the supervision of the Programs Associate Superintendent, this position provides support to the Department's goal of meeting legal and constitutional requirements for offender access to the Courts. The position works in association with the Legal Liaison Officer (LLO), at CRCC to schedule offenders for emergent and non-emergent access to the legal services section of the library. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Supervise offenders in the legal services section of the library accessing legal materials via computer, or documentation required by the DOC, ATG's Office, and the Courts..
Assist offenders in Segregation status to access available materials for meeting court , or RCW imposed deadlines as required per DOC Policy 590.500.
Conduct legal searches for case law; copy documents for offender temporary use while in segregation.
Respond to offender questions regarding the use of electronic legal services section to better facilitate access to the courts.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Three years of progressively responsible experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work. Formal relevant education may be substituted year-for-year for experience.
The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
For additional information about the agency, please visit www.doc.wa.gov.
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, 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (509) 543-5882. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.