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Title:  Administrative Assistant A - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  05/18/2021
Req ID:  15135
Department:  Corrections
Location: 

Newport, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $16.52

Overview

Administrative work as an assistant to a manager, unit or program chief, or with direct responsibility for a specific assigned program or function. While actual duties may vary, positions in this class are characterized by work in a technical or specialized field, decision making with little concurrent supervisory review, and accountability for results. The role differs from higher level administrative assistants by a more limited program or functional area, and less impact upon total department activities. Assignments may generally be characterized as a first level administrative role with clearly indicated functional and authority dimensions. Assigned duties may include employee supervision. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative superior.

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week.

Who May Apply

This position, Administrative Assistant A - Temporary (Job Requisition # 15135), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact laurie.eastman@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are typically performed in an office setting with normal working conditions, some of which may be within an institutional environment. Depending upon duties assigned, some travel may be necessary, for which private transportation may be needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in business technology, secretarial science or office management; OR High school graduation or equivalent and three years of office clerical experience. Completion of a one-year vocational/technical training program in business and office occupations or related area may be substituted for one year of the work experience. College coursework may be substituted for the work experience on a semester for six months basis.

DOC PREA Requirements

Conviction History Requirements: Candidates who have any felony conviction record or who, within the past five (5) years, have been placed under supervision or sanctioned for a misdemeanor conviction must receive a waiver from the Commissioner of Corrections in order to be considered for employment.  You may access the application and corresponding documents by clicking here.  Once you have completed the application, please send it directly to the hiring manager identified as the contact person in this job posting.

PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Requirements:  In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment in the Department of Corrections must provide relevant information.  Previous institutional employers will be contacted and required to provide information regarding substantiated incidences of sexual abuse or resignation during a pending investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse.  By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete.  The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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