Goverment Jobs
Published
June 12, 2019
Location
Bledsoe County, Tennessee

Description

<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Minimum Qualifications</dt> <dd><p/><div><strong><u>LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED</u></strong><strong>: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, BLEDSOE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX, BLEDSOE COUNTY</strong><br/><br/><br/><strong>Education and Experience: </strong>Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.</div><div></div><div><strong>OR</strong></div><div></div><div>Graduation from an accredited college with an associate degree and two years of increasingly responsible procurement related work.</div><div></div><div><strong>OR</strong></div><div></div><div>Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and four years of increasingly responsible procurement related work.</div><div><strong></strong></div><div><strong>Substitution of Experience for Education: </strong>Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.</div><div></div><div><strong>Substitution of Education for Experience: </strong>Additional course work from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.</div></dd> <dt>Other Requirements</dt> <dd><p/><div><strong>Necessary Special Qualifications: </strong>None.</div><div></div><div><strong>Examination Method: </strong>Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.</div></dd> <dt>Job Overview</dt> <dd><p/><div><strong>Summary:</strong> Under general supervision, is responsible for procurement work of average difficulty; performs related work as required.<br/></div><strong>Distinguishing Features: </strong>This is the entry class in the Procurement Officer sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for purchasing, issuing, and storing materials, supplies, and equipment at an institution or assists in the procurement duties for a department or major section. This class differs from that of Procurement Officer 2 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for work of greater scope and complexity.<br/></dd> <dt>Competencies (KSA's)</dt> <dd><p/><div><strong>Competencies:</strong><ol><li>Decision Quality</li><li>Learning on the Fly</li><li>Problem Solving</li><li>Technical Learning</li><li>Informing</li><li>Organizing</li><li>Priority Setting</li><li>Approachability</li><li>Customers Focus</li></ol><strong>Knowledge:</strong></div><ol><li>Administration and Management</li><li>Clerical</li><li>Customer and Personal Service</li><li>Computers and Electronics</li><li>Education and Training</li><li>Basic Knowledge of Accounting</li><li>Mathematics<strong></strong></li></ol><div><strong>Skills:</strong></div><ol><li>Active Learning</li><li>Active Listening</li><li>Critical Thinking</li><li>Learning Strategies and Uses</li><li>Mathematics</li><li>Monitoring Your Performance and Other Individuals, or Organizations to Make Improvements or Take Corrective Action</li><li>Reading Comprehension</li><li>Communication Skills</li><li>Instructing</li><li>Negotiation</li><li>Persuasion</li><li>Quality Control Analysis</li><li>Computer Operation and Control</li><li>Equipment Selection- Determining the Kind of Tools and Equipment Needed to Do a Job</li><li>Complex Problem Solving</li><li>Troubleshooting</li><li>Judgment and Decision Making</li><li>Management of Material Resources</li><li>Time Management<strong></strong></li></ol><div><strong>Abilities:</strong></div><ol><li>Deductive Reasoning</li><li>Inductive Reasoning</li><li>Memorization - Remembering Information such as Words, Numbers, and Procedures</li><li>Number Facility - Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, or Dividing and Calculating Percentages</li><li>Information Ordering - Arranging Things or Actions in a Certain Order or Pattern According to a Specific Rule or Set of Rules</li><li>Oral Comprehension</li><li>Oral Expression</li><li>Time Sharing- Shifting Back and Forth between Two or More Activities or Sources of Information</li><li>Written Comprehension</li><li>Selective Attention- Concentrating on a Task over a Period of Time without Being Distracted</li><li>Written Expression</li><li>Static Strength - Lifting, Pushing, Pulling, or Carrying Objects as Required</li><li>Auditory Attention- Focusing on a Single Source of Sound in the Presence of Other Distracting Sounds</li><li>Speech Clarity- Communicating Clearly so that Others Can Understand</li><li>Speech Recognition- Identifying and Understanding the Speech of Others</li></ol></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p>STATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS</p><div><ul><li>Insurance<div>There are a variety of insurance options available to state employees including:</div><ul><li>Health Insurance</a></li><li>Dental Insurance</a></li><li>Vision Insurance</a></li><li>Life Insurance</a></li></ul></li></ul></div><ul><li>Annual Leave<div>Full-time employees earn annual leave each month at a rated based on years of service as follows:</div><div><p>Years of Service</p><ul><li>0 up to 5</li><li>5 up to 10</li><li>10 up to 20</li><li>20 or more</li></ul></div><div><p>Annual Leave Earned per Month</p><ul><li>1 day</li><li>1 and days</li><li>1 and days</li><li>2 days</li></ul></div><div><p>Maximum Allowable days</p><ul><li>30 days</li><li>36 days</li><li>39 days</li><li>42 days</li></ul></div><div></div><p>*Leave earned in excess of the maximum allowable days will be transferred to the employee's sick leave account annually on the employee's anniversary hire date.</p></li><li>Sick Leave<div>All full-time employees accrue 1 day (7.5 hours) of sick leave per month, provided they work the major portion of that month.</div></li><li>Bereavement Leave<div>Leave with pay is granted for three days in the event of the death of an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, parents, grandparents, siblings, stepparents, foster parents, or parents-in-law without charge to the employee's leave time. Two additional days of sick leave may be granted to provide a total of five days absence for this purpose.</div></li><li>Family Medical Leave<div>Allows up to twelve work weeks of leave* each year to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. Continued health insurance coverage is provided during the leave period, and the employee is reinstated to the same or an equivalent position once the leave period has ended.</div><div>*Leave may or may not be paid leave, depending on individual employee's leave balances for earned leave.</div></li><li>ParentalLeave<div>Parentalleave is an absence from work granted anyemployee who has been employed in state service for at least 12 consecutive months as a full-time employee.Parental leave is a combination of sick, annual, or special leave without pay for a period not to exceed four months following the birth of a child.</div></li><li>Military Leave<div>Granted in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.</div></li><li>Holidays<div>Each year, full-time state employees receive 11 holidays</a> off with pay.</div></li><li>Retirement<div>State employees are automatically members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System </a>. (TCRS) Employees must accrue 5 years of creditable state service to be vested (guaranteed retirement benefits when age requirements are met). Vested members of TCRS become eligible for service retirement upon completion of 30 years of creditable service or upon attainment of age 60.</div></li><li>Deferred Compensation<div>Employees may choose to make pre-tax contributions to a variety of investment options through the 401(k) plan or the 457 plan. A minimum $20 monthly contribution is required to participate in the plans. For the 401(k) plan, the state will match the $50 per month minimum contribution. The $50 match policy is evaluated on an annual basis.</div></li><li>Flexible Benefits Plan</a><div>Under this program certain specific expenses (e.g.,medical and dental insurance premiums, medical expenses, dependent day care expenses) can be deducted from an employee's paycheck prior to taxes, resulting in a lower taxable income level.</div></li><li>Higher Education Fee Discounts and Waivers<div>A 25% discount on undergraduate tuition at any state operated institution of higher learning in Tennessee is available to children 23 years of age or under of full time state employees. In addition, full-time state employees with six months of continuous service are eligible to have tuition fees waived for one course per semester at a state institution. For further information on higher education discounts, click on Chapter 1540 on the Secretary of State Rules and Regulations</a> web page.</div></li><li>Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Program (BEST)</a><div>The Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) was created by the Tennessee General Assembly for the purpose of providing Tennessee families with a means to save for their children's future college education costs.</div></li><li>Wellness Program<div>The State Employee Wellness Program</a> works to increase employees knowledge of options for healthier lifestyles through information and events that focus on improving behaviors affecting your health. Some specific benefits offered through the program include health risk assessments, fitness events, smoking cessation programs, and various other benefits.</div></li><li>Employee Assistance Program (EAP)</a><div>EAP is a confidential counseling and referral service for all employees and their dependents. All services are strictly confidential and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.</div><div></div></li></ul></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>Which best describes your level of education? (Note: If you are within 120 days of graduating, excluding high school, please select your pending degree.)</span> <ul><li>Did not graduate from High School or obtain GED</li> <li>High School or GED</li> <li>Some College</li> <li>Associates Degree</li> <li>Bachelors Degree</li> <li>1 Year Masters Degree</li> <li>2 Year Masters Degree</li> <li>Doctorate Degree</li> </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>How many UNDERGRADUATE quarter hours from an accredited college or university have you completed? (Note: To convert semester hours to quarter hours, multiply the number of semester hours you have completed by 1.5)</span> <ul><li>Not applicable</li> <li>1-44 quarter hours</li> <li>45-89 quarter hours</li> <li>90-134 quarter hours</li> <li>135-179 quarter hours</li> <li>180 quarter hours or more</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>How many years of increasingly responsible procurement related work experience do you have?</span> <ul><li>No experience</li> <li>Less than 1 year</li> <li>1 year to less than 2 years</li> <li>2 years to less than 3 years</li> <li>3 years to less than 4 years</li> <li>4 years to less than 5 years</li> <li>5 years or more</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/2473087-0" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>