Full Job Description
Responsible for accurate dissemination of daily incoming and outgoing mail for prisoners and institutional staff. Efficiency and accuracy are essential because daily mail delivery to the prisoners is extremely important to their well-being. Involves decision making regarding prisoner mail based on current policies and procedures. Use authority to reject items being sent to prisoners based on what constitutes contraband or unallowable property. Screening mail for contraband and inappropriate materials is important because errors could jeopardize security and order of the facility.
Required Education and Experience
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.
General Office Assistant 5
No specific type or amount of experience is required.
General Office Assistant 6
One year of administrative support experience.
General Office Assistant E7
Two years of administrative support experience, including one year equivalent to the intermediate level.
Additional Requirements and Information
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.
Interested applicants who are attaching transcripts must attach a copy of your official college transcripts indicating the specific type of degree earned and the conferred/graduation date. (Un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted)
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the MI HR Service Center toll free at 1-877-766-6447.
**** REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards.
As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to complete the form, you may complete the form now and bring it OR fill it out at interview if selected. CS-1783 form
Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.
View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/GeneralOfficeAssistant_12692_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)
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