Employee performs clerical assignments in an office where coordinating office activities are a substantial part of the work. Transcribes reports from mechanical dictating equipment. Files, answers telephones, and performs receptionist duties. Is responsible for the accumulation and tabulation of statistical material, maintains filing system for case records and office management. Answers questions relative to case status and management decisions to the general public. Maintains office supply inventory and requisition appropriate material.
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Required Education and Experience
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.
Two years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year equivalent to 6-level administrative support experience.?
Three years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year equivalent to experienced-level administrative support work or equivalent to a Secretary 7 or Legal Secretary 7.
Additional Requirements and Information
All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.
Interested applicants who are attaching transcripts must attach a copy of your official college transcripts indicating the specific type of degree earned and the conferred/graduation date. More information regarding what constitutes an official transcript can be found here. (un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted)
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the Office of Career Services toll free at 1-800-788-1766.
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
**** REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards.
As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)
New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification. All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee training.
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State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.Leave TimeFull-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.HolidaysState employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year.Alternative Work SchedulesFlexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.Insurance and Other BenefitsEligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit https://www.michigan.gov/mdcs/employeebenefits/new-employeePaid Parental LeaveProvides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.Deferred CompensationEmployees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.RetirementEmployees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC). New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services.