Goverment Jobs
Published
July 12, 2019
Location
County-wide, Minnesota

Description

<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Kind of Work</dt> <dd><p>The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range for 2019. The full salary range, including longevity pay, is$15.70 - $23.40 per hour.<br/><br/>Specialized clerical work requiring a thorough understanding of the operating policies and procedures applied in preparing and maintaining records, and processing client case loads in a functional unit of Arrowhead Regional Corrections.</p></dd> <dt>Distinguishing Features of Work</dt> <dd><p>An employee in this class performs a wide variety of procedures and routine administrative tasks in processing case records and assisting clients and the public.Duties include assembling data and preparing forms, records, and reports; drafting original correspondence explaining semi-specialized procedural requirements to clients and the public.The work is performed under the direction of the Unit Supervisor.</p></dd> <dt>Work Environment</dt> <dd><p>These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. <strong>CONSTANT</strong>: Near and midrange vision; hear within 5 ft and up to 20 ft; right and left wrist turns; and work inside. <strong>FREQUENT</strong>:Lift and carry up to 10 pounds; far vision; depth perception; fieldof vision; visual accommodation; colorvision; balance; bend neck; feel; use fingers; grasp; handle;maintain posture; move about; reach; reachabove shoulder; rotate neck;sit; squat; static neck position; stoop/bend; walk; talk/speak; twist atwaist; work alone, withand around others; clients with behavioral challenges; and customer/public contact.<strong>OCCASIONAL</strong>: Climb stairs; crouch; kneel; blood borne pathogens; and driving.</p></dd> <dt>Selection Process</dt> <dd><p><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):</strong></p><ul><li>Ability to type from clear copy at a rate of 40 w.p.m. net.</li><li>Demonstrated ability to operate personal computer based systems.</li><li>Proficiency in operating word processing software.</li></ul><br/><strong>COMPUTERIZED WRITTEN EXAM (100% of the scoring process):</strong><br/>If you have taken the Information Specialist I exam and have an active passing score, you do <strong>NOT</strong> need to retake this exam. However, you must submit a separate application to be considered for this position.<br/><br/>If you haven't taken the exam and wish to do so, you must submit an application <u><strong>before</strong></u> you can schedule an appointment to take the exam. <strong>Appointments can be made by contacting Human Resources at 218-726-2422. </strong><br/><br/><u>Duluth, MN</u><br/> St. Louis County Human Resources Office, located at 100 N. 5th Avenue West, Room 1 (Monday through Friday at either 9:00a.m. or 1:00 p.m. by appointment or on a first come first serve basis (limit of 6 per session)<br/><u>Virginia, MN</u><br/> The computerized written assessment will also be offered at theVirginia Public Works Building (HWY 135)onWednesday, July 24, 2019. Assessments are offered at either 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. by appointment only (appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance)Space for this session is limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.<br/><br/>One evening test session will be offered in the Duluth Human Resources Office onWednesday, July 31, 2019at 5:00 p.m. by appointment only.<br/><br/><strong><em>You must complete the Computerized Written Exam by August 7, 2019.</em></strong><br/><br/>When you arrive for your appointment, you must bring picture identification and the system generated ID number assigned to you by the on-line application system. Calculators, digital cameras and other communication devices containing calculator functions are NOT permitted. Please allow 3 1/2 hours for this exam.<br/><br/><strong>TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT &SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:</strong><ul style="list-style-type: none;"><li><strong>July 15, 2019-</strong>Applicant screening will begin.</li><li><strong>August 7, 2019 -</strong>Computerized Written Exam must be completed</li><li><strong>Week ofAugust 26th-</strong>Interviews to be conducted</li></ul><br/><strong>ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:</strong><br/>The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human ResourcesDepartment or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions</a>.<br/><br/><strong>VETERANS PREFERENCE:</strong><br/>If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:<br/><ul><li>Veteran: DD214 noting character of service</li><li>Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.</li><li>Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)</li><li>Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.</li></ul><br/>Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. ClickHere</a>.<br/><br/><strong>PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:</strong><br/>Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.<br/><br/><strong>DRUG TESTING:</strong><br/>Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.<br/><br/><strong>BACKGROUND CHECK:</strong><br/>Applicants selected for appointment to a position with Arrowhead Regional Correctionsare subject to a background investigation.<br/><br/><strong>EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:</strong><br/>All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.<br/><br/><strong>PROBATIONARY PERIOD:</strong><br/>Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least a six month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.<br/><br/><strong>NON-DISCRIMINATION:</strong><br/>Arrowhead Regional Corrections is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.</dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p/><p><strong>Eligible Arrowhead Regional Corrections employees earn a competitive salary and benefits package, including:</strong><br/></p><ul><li>Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave</li><li>Paid Holidays</li><li>Medical Plan</li><li>Dental Plan</li><li>Life Insurance</li><li>Flexible Spending Accounts</li><li>Retirement Benefits</li><li>Deferred Compensation</li><li>Training and Advancement Opportunities</li><li>Employee Wellness Program</li><li>Employee Assistance Program</li></ul><p>Benefits are prorated for part-time employees and administered in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement or management compensation plan.</p></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-questions" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd> <div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">01</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Please type or clearly print your name.</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">02</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>The information you provide related to your education, training, and experience is subject to verification. I understand that giving false information, failing to accurately represent myself, or not providing required documentation as listed on the job announcement will result in disqualification.</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">03</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Which of the following schedule(s) would you be willing to work? (Check all that apply. This question is used to select those who interview, not the information entered on your Master Profile.)</span> <ul><li>Full-Time</li> <li>Part-Time</li> <li>Temporary</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">04</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>In which of the following locations would you accept employment (check all that apply):</span> <ul><li>Carlton</li> <li>Duluth</li> <li>Hibbing</li> <li>Two Harbors</li> <li>Virginia</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">05</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Do you already have a valid Information Specialist I assessment score from within the past 12 months? Please note: contact Angie Lessard at [email protected] if you have any questions about whether a previous assessment score is still valid.</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">06</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>I understand that, if I answered no to Questions #5, I'm required to schedule and take the needed assessment(s) by August 7, 2019.</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">07</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>What does great customer service mean to you? What personal qualities do you possess that would result in great customer service?</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">08</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Please explain your experience and understanding of working with public information and private information.</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">09</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Describe your paid verifiable work experience using Microsoft Office, including both Word and Excel.</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">10</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Describe your paid work experience preparing and maintaining records and written reports. Include in your answer the types of records and reports. Also include organization(s) and position title(s) as listed on application.</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">11</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Please describe your paid verifiable work experience in an office setting.</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">12</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Our office deals with all levels and types of criminal offenders including parolees, felons, misdemeanants, juveniles, male & female offenders. Please describe any experience in which you may have been required to inter-act with offenders. Our offices are designed and constructed with staff safety being a priority. Would you have any reservation in working in a location where these offenders report?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">13</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>I certify that my responses to the questions above are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div> <p> <span class="required">*</span> Required Question </p> </dd> </dl></div><div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2501338-0" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>
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