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December 5, 2018
New Hanover County, North Carolina
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Description of Work

This position is assigned to New Hanover Correctional Center located in Wilmington, NC.

The person selected will serve as the administrative support person to the Correctional Superintendent II.This position's duties require specialized knowledge in the processing and application of information, documents and/or material. The person selected for this position will be responsible for handling highly sensitive and confidential information.In addition to the duties assigned by the facility head, Administrative Specialist I will serve as an important member of the facility's administrative team.Areas of operation include the Switchboard, Personnel and Accounting. The person selected will be required to serve as back up to other key positions assigned to the administrative department.This position is a OSC Integrated HR-Payroll System Time and Leave Administrator; responsible for recording work hours in the personnel system (formerly known as BEACON). This person may also be tasked with assisting the inmate banking section with document processing and assisting the facility mail operations during times of heavy mail processing. The person selected for this position must possess good written and verbal communication skills. The Administrative Specialist I will be required to interact with employees, vendors, visitors and inmate family and friends.Friendly and professional attitude with documented knowledge of clerical / secretarial skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) associated with this position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position. Therefore you must demonstrate through documented experience or provide supporting information within the body of your application to demonstrate your possession of ALL KSAs listed.
? Documented knowledge in the use of office machines
? Documented knowledge in computer skills using MS Word
? Documented knowledge in computer skills using MS Excel

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply.DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals.Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

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To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information in the Education and Work Experience sections of the State of North Carolina application form.Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to for specific certification requirements.
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
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If there are any questions specific to this posting you may contact:

Kimberly Shaw
Human Resources Technician II

(910) 944-2359

For permanent appointments:

State of North Carolina employees have the opportunity to participate in a compelling array of benefits to enhance their quality of life, their health, andtheir future. Benefits includeemployee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave,to name a few. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/weekfor participation. To find out about these, andotherprograms, please visit our Employee Benefits page:

For temporary, contractor other supplemental staffing appointments:

**There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.**

Which of the following describes your skill level in Microsoft Excel?

  • No experience with Excel
  • Beginner (create document, enter and edit text, SUM, format)
  • Intermediate (utilize functions, sort and filter lists, modify tables)
  • Advanced (pivot charts, queries)
Which of the following best describes your skill in Microsoft Word?

  • No experience with Word
  • Beginner (create document, copy, paste, labels and envelopes)
  • Intermediate (utilize styles, format sections)
  • Advanced (create organization chart, insert chart, perform mail merge)
To be considered for this position, you must clearly show in the appropriate areas within the body of the application all work experience and all education. Including the following: All Education, All Work Experience and All Certificates & Licenses. NOTE - Applicants with a possibly related degree or similar subjects must attach a copy of college transcript for evaluation. Have you listed/provided such information within the body of the application?

  • Yes
  • No

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