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Senior Administrative Assistant

Norton, Kansas
Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
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Job Duty Description:  This position works at the Norton Correctional Facility under the supervision of the Chief of Security, Major.  The incumbent in this position provides clerical support and performs duties associated with Major’s office.  

Performance Standards:  Work involves a variety of complex office support duties of a clerical or secretarial nature that requires some thought process. Usually involves several steps to complete analysis of data to identify facts and to complete the required action. Decisions are made based upon well-defined rules, regulations, methods and procedures with very little deviation although they may have limited interpretation when applying procedural guidelines. Some of the duties at this level include: providing basic, factual information to customers, proofing and finalizing correspondence and reports, compiling and entering data and retrieving data from records from an informational database, processing applications for licensing requirements, recording time and leave entries and basic bookkeeping duties.

TO APPLY:  You may apply on-line at; or Contact the Human Resources Office at Norton Correctional Facility (785) 877-6643 to obtain an application and supplemental documents; or Email : to obtain an application.

If you haven’t already done so, please register or update your personal data with the State of Kansas at, including submission of copy of your DD214 if applicable.   You must notify us of your intent to apply by the closing date.  Applications and any required documents must be received by the paperwork deadline of this announcement. Please call by that date to confirm receipt of your application and required documents.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.

Selection Process:  Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions, and possibly a performance or written test. The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval.  A second interview may be conducted.  Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation; must pass a drug screen and a TB test unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another safety sensitive position within the same agency.

Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE):  This position is eligible for veterans’ preference.  Interested veterans must submit a DD 214 to the Department of Administration to be verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 prior to the vacancy close date.  Verified veterans who meet the selection criteria for this position will be invited for an interview.

Reasonable Accommodation:  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact (785) 877-6643.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by case basis.

Norton Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.

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