Administrative Assistant (64124529)
MISSION: The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community.
If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well!
BENEFITS: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package!
Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee "core" medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered.
NOTICES: The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within twelve months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.
Completed application, attached Cover Letter, and attached Resume are required in order to be considered for this position. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position.
PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 - Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position.
Smoke Free Work Place - In compliance with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act, smoking is prohibited in enclosed areas and buildings. In secure care facilities possession of all tobacco products is also prohibited.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for managing phone calls for the assigned office; refers complaints and concerns with offenders, offender's families, criminal justice system members and the general public to the appropriate staff.
Creates and/or prepares letters, and memos, forms, meeting schedules, reports, etc., using word processing, spreadsheet, and database and/or presentation software. Maintains data logs in established software programs and produces statistical information upon request. Coordinates and schedules meetings as requested; makes all necessary travel arrangements for staff as requested.
PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER INFORMATION: Has daily initial contact with offenders, visitors, and others who may be hostile or under the influence of substances.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The knowledge, skills, and abilities of this position are normally attained through combination of education and experience equivalent a high school diploma or equivalent and 1 to 2 years of job-related work experience.
Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Completed electronic application, and attached cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.
State Of Montana