Annual Salary: $33,760.32
Why you’ll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It’s a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they’re good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!
What you’ll do:
Maintains with relative independence, a significant phase/segment of a clerical process or office activity; makes frequent decisions in accordance with agency policies/rules/procedures; maintains calendars/schedules; coordinates meeting logistics; arranges travel and accommodations
Types/edits a variety of material, which may contain technical or specialized terminology; composes correspondence including some interpretation/application of established policies and procedures; attends meetings and takes notes; transcribes written and verbal communication
Supervises/trains staff performing clerical and other support tasks; plans work assignments; organizes/coordinates workflow; establishes priorities and deadlines; reviews work for accuracy/timeliness/conformance with procedures and processes; mentors/advises staff on work issues; evaluates employees’ performance; recommends or implements disciplinary/corrective action; approves/monitors leave requests; reviews documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established policies and procedures
Maintains fiscal records requiring limited knowledge of governmental accounting methods in accordance with established procedures; codes and records transactions to prescribed accounts; prepares and/or oversees the processing of personnel and/or payroll records and/or time and leave records; oversees and/or participates in the preparation of standardized reports and complex ad hoc reports; establishes and maintains complex filing systems; prepares/oversees the preparation of records for storage and/or archiving; maintains correspondence and report files; enters, updates, retrieves information; develops spreadsheets and databases
Obtains quotes/bids for commodities, equipment, services; initiates/oversees, within defined limits, the preparation and/or processing of supply requisitions and purchase orders; prepares/oversees the processing of supply requisitions, expense accounts, other program or agency documents; maintains cost and/or inventory records; performs, reviews, and verifies complex computations involving the application of rules and regulations
Carries out assigned responsibilities with considerable independence and makes decisions concerning work procedures/processes; administrative supervisor reviews significant departures from established policies or procedures; performs other related work as assigned
All you need for success:
Two or more years of experience as an Office Support Assistant with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency OR
Three or more years of experience in office support work; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency
(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 credit hours for one year)
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.