Washington State Tumwater , WA 98511
This is a non-permanent, 6 month temporary opportunity
Put your experience with Public Records to work and be part of a highly functioning, passionate team within the Department of Labor and Industries!
Working in the Division of Administrative Services, you will support the agency's mission to Keep Washington Safe & Working, by providing high quality, timely, and transparent service to customers who request copies of agency records.
In this important role, you and your team members will work closely together, supporting each other in learning, following standard work, and implementing new ideas. You will communicate clearly, respectful, and routinely with internal and external customers. You will self-manage to meet all legal timelines and customer requests. You will apply your knowledge of the Public Disclosure Act by demonstrating efficiency in your work, and accurately responding to public record requests. You will manage multiple tasks and assignments.
Together with your strong background and experience in Public Records, and your desire to be a part of a dynamic, growing team, this role was meant for you! If these qualities sound like you, please continue reading.
Fast-forward 6 months you will:
Have in depth knowledge about L&I;'s divisions and business areas.
Have learned and applied the Public Records Act and how it applies to L&I; documents.
Self-managed your workload and consistently met deadlines.
Worked effectively and respectfully with all customers, internal and external.
Some of what you'll do:
Use critical thinking skills to analyze incoming public record requests.
Provide customers access to agency records in compliance with the Public Records Act.
Redact information that is exempt from disclosure using Acrobat Pro software tools.
Provide a thorough response to the requestor about the records being provided, withheld and/or redacted, or are confidential.
Review responsive records to make sure the agency is complying with the Public Records Act.
Successfully manage multiple assignments and tasks in a fast paced environment.
Who Should Apply
Professionals with a minimum 2 years' experience working in accordance with Public Records Act for public records disclosure in a governmental entity.
Ability to type at 40 wpm with accuracy (information regarding typing test is below).
Here's what we're looking for
Demonstrated skills and knowledge with the Public Records Act
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and Adobe Acrobat Professional
Excellent proofreading and editing skills
Maintain accurate and complete records
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Professional and respectful behavior and strong team member
Excellent customer service skills
Note: In addition to a complete application, the process requires that you include the follow: (Please attach while in the online application process)
To see a typing assessment that meets the requirements visit Select and take the 4-minute assessment. Take a screen shot of your result, save, and attach during the on-line application process. Please do not send a link.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, position, agency or difficulty attaching your documents, please contact: Phyllis Gallegos at or email at: *.
This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It's to your advantage to apply quickly.
Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Prior to any new hire into L&I;, a Background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted.
To apply, follow the "Apply" link above
Jobs advertised as Open Continuous will be closed without notice. Apply quickly!
We're looking for evidence that you have what we're looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who'll be selected for interview.
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L&I; strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued to better meet the needs of the diverse customers we serve. L&I; fosters an inclusive environment that promotes safety, collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all employees can participate and contribute to their full potential.
This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
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The State of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary:* $3,420.00 - $4,487.00 Monthly
Location:* Thurston County Tumwater, WA
Job Type:* Full Time - Non-Permanent
Department:* Dept. of Labor & Industries
Job Number:* 2018-08957
Closing: 9/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Agency:* State of Washington
Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
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