Goverment Jobs
February 12, 2020
Ionia, Michigan
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Job Description

This position provides secretarial support to the Assistant Deputy Warden(s) office within the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility. This position will complete standard secretarial duties, including sorting and distributing mail, composing routine correspondence, scheduling and arranging meetings and appointments. These duties will require the handing of confidential information. This individual also completes special projects and other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.

Secretary 7
Two years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year equivalent to 6-level administrative support experience.?

Secretary E8
Three years of office experience involving administrative support practices, including one year equivalent to experienced-level administrative support work or equivalent to a Secretary 7 or Legal Secretary 7.

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.

Position Description

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State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and are worth about 40% of your salary
This page gives a brief explanation of some of the benefits that are provided by the State of Michigan according to union contracts or Civil Service Rules. See details on these and other employment information.

Leave Time

Full time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation leave days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year, and employees receive 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.


State employees receive 12 scheduled holidays each year, which include New Years Eve Day and New Years Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day just to name a few.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Insurances include health, vision, dental and life. Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, long term disability, long term care insurance, and legal services. Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and child care are also available.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount you want deducted from your paycheck.


Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match that percentage (up to 3%). ORS administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: a Defined Benefit (DB) plan and a Defined Contribution (DC) plan. Use thefollowing link for detailed information:

Two plans for State Employees

SECRTRY- Do you possess at least an educational level typically acquired through the completion of high school?

  • Yes
  • No
SECRTRY - Please select your level of experience.

  • None to two years of office experience involving administrative support practices.
  • Two years of office experience involving administrative support practices.
  • Three years of office experience involving administrative support practices.
  • At least four years of office experience involving administrative support practices.
Have you provided the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, one of which is your current supervisor? This is a requirement.

  • Yes
  • No
*CORR1 - Are you a participant in the Return to Work program? This program is for employees that were displaced from their regular jobs due to work injuries which do not allow them to perform their normal work duties.

  • Yes
  • No
*CORR2 - Are you related to or acquainted with anyone who is currently incarcerated in a State prison, tether program, on parole or felony probation status? (NOTE: an affirmative response to this question will NOT automatically result in you being screened out for consideration)

  • Yes
  • No
*CORR3 - If yes, indicate name(s), and incarceration/supervision location of prisoner, parolee, or probationer. What is your relationship to the person(s)? If no, enter N/A

    *CORR4 - I understand and agree that the Department of Corrections will make a thorough investigation of my ENTIRE CRIMINAL HISTORY and may verify all data given in the criminal history check. Any material misrepresentation or deliberate omission of a fact in their application may be justification for refusal of, or if employed, termination from employment.

    • Yes
    • No
    *CORR5 - I understand that if selected for an interview, I will be scheduled electronically through NEOGOV. I have provided a valid e-mail and understand it is my responsibility to monitor said e-mail account for interview opportunities. I also acknowledge that correspondence received through NEOGOV may be sent to a junk mail (including state of Michigan junk mail) or spam account and I will monitor those accounts accordingly.

    • Yes
    • No
    *CORR6 - Are you an active Michigan Department of Corrections employee? ACTIVE: Includes employees on layoff status due to a Reduction in Force whose recall rights have not expired.

    • Yes
    • No
    *CORR7 - If yes, please select your current work location:

    • Central Office
    • FOA Metropolitan Territory
    • FOA Outstate Territory
    • Kinross Administrative Offices
    • Ionia Administrative Offices
    • Jackson Administrative Offices
    • Alger Correctional Facility
    • Baraga Correctional Facility
    • Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility
    • Carson City Correctional Facility
    • Central Michigan Correctional Facility
    • Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center
    • Chippewa Correctional Facility
    • Cooper Street Correctional Facility
    • Detroit Detention Center
    • Detroit Reentry Center
    • Earnest C. Brooks Correctional Facility
    • G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility
    • Gus Harrison Correctional Facility
    • Ionia Correctional Facility
    • Kinross Correctional Facility
    • Lakeland Correctional Facility
    • Macomb Correctional Facility
    • Marquette Branch Prison
    • Michigan Reformatory
    • Muskegon Correctional Facility
    • Newberry Correctional Facility
    • Oaks Correctional Facility
    • Parnall Correctional Facility
    • Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility
    • Saginaw Correctional Facility
    • Special Alternative Incarceration Facility
    • St. Louis Correctional Facility
    • Thumb Correctional Facility
    • Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility
    • Woodland Correctional Facility
    *CORR8 - Have you participated in an internship with the Michigan Department of Corrections?

    • Yes
    • No
    *CORR9 I confirm that I have reviewed the required information on the Ethical Standards and Conduct via the link provided on the job posting. Based on that review please select the appropriate answer below.

    • Neither I nor any member of my immediate family (grandparent, parent, parent-in-law, stepparent, sibling, spouse, child or stepchild), have personal or financial interests in a business or entity which is contracted with the State of Michigan. Indicate N/A in the box below if this applies.
    • I, or a member of my immediate family (grandparent, parent, parent-in-law, stepparent, sibling, spouse, child or stepchild), have personal or financial interests in a business or entity which is contracted with the State of Michigan as summarized below.
    *CORR10 -If you responded that you or a family member does have a conflict of interest to the question above, please explain in detail below. If you responded neither you nor a family member has a conflict please enter N/A.

      *CORR11 - Have you ever been employed by the State of Michigan?

      • Yes
      • No
      *CORR12 - IF you answered yes to the question above please identify which department, former name if used and/or ID number if known. If you answered no, please enter N/A.

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