Iowa Department of Administrative Services Secretary 1 - Des Moines Adult in Des Moines, Iowa

Secretary 1 - Des Moines Adult

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Secretary 1 - Des Moines Adult

Salary

$31,200.00 - $45,406.40 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50309 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

428 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Office of the State Public Defender

Job Number

19-00549

Closing

9/26/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Larry Johnson at 515-242-6158

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.

The Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Office of the State Public Defender is looking to fill a Secretary 1 to assist the state.

The successful candidate will receive and screen visitors and telephone calls. Answers routine questions from clients and client family members concerning court dates, status of the case, explains letters, court orders or other legal documents they have received. Review incoming mail and court documents and identifies correspondence of a sensitive or important nature and takes appropriate action.

Candidate will obtains discovery from police department, including coordinating county attorney or third party approval paperwork. Obtain legal reference materials and files legal documents with the clerk of court. Locates trial clothing for clients. Services and delivers court documents, such as subpoenas, affidavits, and reports, at the direction of attorneys.

Performs other duties as directed by the Local Public Defender Supervisor.

Selectives

930 Legal Secretary

6 months' experience, twelve semester hours, or a combination of both in the following: A person who works in the legal profession whose expertise includes typing and filing of contracts, appeals, pleadings, or other legal documents.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience equal to one year of full-time clerical or closely related work;

OR

post high school course work in an accredited secretarial, business, or closely related curriculum may be substituted for the required experience on a month-for-month basis;

OR

completion of thirty (30) semester (or equivalent) hours of undergraduate college level course work may be substituted for the one year of required experience;

OR

certification from the State of Iowa Administrative Assistant Certificate Program will substitute for six months of the required experience;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the state executive branch that includes permanent status as a Typist–Advanced.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

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The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

02

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

How many years of full-time clerical work experience do you have?

  • No experience

  • Six months to less than one year of full-time clerical work experience

  • One year or more of full-time clerical work experience

  • Less than six months of full--time clerical work experience

04

How many months of COMBINED post high school course work in an accredited secretarial, business, or closely related curriculum AND full-time clerical work experience do you have?

  • No full-time clerical work experience and specified education to a combined total of less than six months

  • Six months to less than one year of the combined clerical work experience AND specified education

  • One year or more of the combined full-time clerical work experience and specified education

05

How many months of full-time clerical work experience AND undergraduate course work do you have? 30 semester hours would equal 12 months' experience, 15 semester hours would equal 6 months' experience.

  • No undergraduate course work/full-time clerical work experience to less than six months of the specified education and work experience

  • Six months to less than one year of the combined specified education and full-time work experience

  • One year or more of the required education and full time work experience

06

If you have completed the certification from the State of Iowa Administrative Assistant Certificate Program, how many months of full-time clerical work experience do you have?

  • I do not have the Iowa Administrative Assistant Certificate

  • No full-time clerical work experience to less than three months of full-time clerical work experience

  • Three months to less than six months of full-time clerical work experience

  • Six months or more of the required full-time clerical work experience

07

If you are a CURRENT employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch): Do you have current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes permanent status (i.e., six months or more) as a Typist–Advanced?

  • Yes

  • No

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee.

08

Does your application demonstrates that you have at least 6 months' experience, twelve semester hours, or a combination of both as a Legal Secretary, a person who works in the legal profession whose expertise includes typing and filing of contracts, appeals, pleadings, or other legal documents?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

428 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Office of the State Public Defender

Address

Lucas State Office Building, Fourth Floor321 E 12th StDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

https://spd.iowa.gov/

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