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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Facility Secretary in Eldora, Iowa

Facility Secretary

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Facility Secretary

Salary

$31,844.80 - $45,988.80 Annually

Location

Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)

Job Number

23-02491

Closing

2/6/2023 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Ben Huntington - bhuntin@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) merged on July 1, 2022 to form one agency, The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We are seeking a reliable, self-starter to work as a part of its Word Processing Center team at the State Training School (STS) in Eldora, which provides supportive counseling and behavioral health treatment for young men, ages 12-18, who were adjudicated delinquent.

This is a full-time opportunity with a 5-day work week. The typical schedule is from 8:00 to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday; with occasional overtime opportunities during the evening or weekends, if coverage is needed for Switchboard.

This position works with the STS treatment teams and administrative colleagues to ensure student files, standard reports, documentation procedures, and internal and external communication benchmarks are met. Additionally, this position provides frequent coverage for the STS Switchboard, driving communication regarding security, movement, emergencies, and visitors.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint is highly valued in this role. Ability to type 40 words per minute NET is required.

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.

  • Ability to operate various office equipment (i.e. typewriter, printer, fax transcription equip, etc.)

  • Ability to interpret and apply STS policies that pertain to the word processing department

  • Maintain accurate records and files for the facility.

We have a great total compensation package for all of our full-time employees, including:

  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)

  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Vacation Leave

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

For additional information on benefits click here (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/Benefits_at_a_Glance.pdf) .

STS is located in Eldora, Iowa, a quaint community with a population of 2,800 residents, located in north central Iowa. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams.

Eldora is 45 minutes away from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls. Des Moines, Iowa’s capital, is just 1 hour and 15 minutes away.

  • Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of the nation’s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools. https://www.iastate.edu/

  • Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa, https://uni.edu/

  • Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College. https://ecc.iavalley.edu

  • Des Moines has one of the nation’s finest State Fairs and is home to the Iowa Cubs, Wells Fargo Arena host site of NCAA Basketball, premier concerts, and Lauridsen Skatepark, the nation’s largest skatepark.

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

HHS values those with “lived experience” and encourages foster youth, foster parents, and/or parents who were in the DHS system to apply. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are also encouraged to apply (Hearing and Speech Impaired – Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD).

Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visitwww.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience equal to one year of full-time work involving word processing functions such as: text editing and formatting, document storage and retrieval, and document merging;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to six months of full-time work as a Word Processor 1.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/WordProcessor2-00061.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

Applicants must possess the ability to type 40 wpm net. You must provide verification of your typing score prior to the closing date of this vacancy.(Click here for more details about the typing test.)

Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

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 (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf) .

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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

    How many months do you have of full-time work involving word processing functions such as: text editing and formatting, document storage and retrieval, and document merging?

  • Less than 12 months of the identified experience

  • 12 months or more of the identified experience

    03

    Are you a current State of Iowa employee - executive branch? IF YES - How many months do you have of full-time work in the classification of Word Processor 1 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classification of Word Processor 1 for the State of Iowa

  • Less than six months of experience in the classification of Word Processor 1 for the State of Iowa

  • Six months or more of experience in the classification of Word Processor 1 for the State of Iowa

    04

    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

    05

    Do you have the ability to type at least 40 words per minute?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    How many years of experience do you have using Microsoft Office Products?

  • Three years or less experience using Microsoft Office Products

  • Four to seven years of experience using Microsoft Office Products

  • Eight to eleven years of experience using Microsoft Office Products

  • Twelve or more years of experience using Microsoft Office Products

    07

    How many years of experience do you have using Microsoft Word?

  • Two years or less of experience with Microsoft Word

  • Three to five years of experience with Microsoft Word

  • Five or more years of experience with Microsoft Word

    08

    How many years of experience do you have with Microsoft Excel?

  • Two years of less of experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Three to five years of experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Five or more years of experience with Microsoft Excel

    09

    Please explain how you use or have used Microsoft Office Products as a part of your daily work.

    Required Question

Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)

Address

State Training School for Boys3211 W EdgingtonEldora, Iowa, 50627

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/in-patient/juvenile-facility/eldora

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