Administrative Assistant 2 ISCC 07.2021

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Administrative Assistant 2 ISCC 07.2021

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$16.14 – $17.26 Hourly


Boise, ID

Job Type

Full Time


Department of Correction

Job Number



7/28/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

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The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction ( (IDOC) is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime.

Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department’s compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003.

The Idaho Department of Correction currently has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 2. This announcement is for the Idaho State Correctional Center in Kuna, Idah o. This position provides support to the Idaho State Correctional Center’s Deputy Warden of Operations, managers, staff, clients and related tasks keeping the office running.

If you have previously applied for the position of Administrative Assistant 2 you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave and holidays to name a few. On average, employer paid portions of these benefits is equivalent to 40% of the employee’s annual salary. BENEFITS:

+ Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (

+ Participation in one of the nation’s best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (\_plan.cfm)

+ Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

+ Ten paid holidays a year

+ Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans

+ Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Wellness Program (\_resources/wellness)

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Example of Duties

+ These positions perform high level support duties.

+ Incumbents have a major role in assisting the Deputy Warden of Operations with Administrative Segregation hearings.

+ Incumbents have a role in administrative activities supporting Programming and Education Staff.

+ This requires the incumbent to utilize effective public relations and liaison skills.

+ Incumbents function with considerable independence and exercise discretion in applying policies and procedures. The work requires extensive knowledge of department programs and objectives.

+ These positions independently research, analyze, and compile information to prepare reports, handle complaints, or resolve problems; compose correspondence on own initiative or from general instructions; format/type a variety of executive, sensitive, confidential, official and/or legal letters and documents.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Good knowledge of: office support functions including word processing; filing; composing a variety of business documents; reception; and researching, compiling, and summarizing data for reports.

+ Experience: interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services; independently solving problems/performing liaison activities in a work setting; coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements.

Supplemental Information


+ Willing to work in a correctional institution


To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:

+ Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing

+ Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints

+ Having a history of law-abiding behavior

+ Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI’s, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment

Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:

+ Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors

+ Have a dishonorable discharge from military service

+ Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs

+ Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists

+ Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Department of Correction!

OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01 IDOC.AA2 – Please describe how you have obtained good knowledge of office support functions. Typically gained by at least one year of experience in an office environment performing a wide variety of office support functions as the predominant responsibility of the job, (answering telephones, using knowledge of computer software, filing systems and general office equipment). OR completion of two semesters of Office Procedures coursework AND six months of office support experience. 02 IDOC.AA2 – Which of the following describes your level of office experience composing and proofreading a variety of business documents on a regular basis.

+ No Experience

+ at least 1 year of office experience which required composing and proofreading a variety of business documents on a regular basis.

+ I have successfully completed at least 1 college-level English composition or business English class AND I have 6 months of experience composing business documents.

03 IDOC.AA2 – I have at least one year’s work experience compiling data/information for reports OR approximately six months work experience researching and compiling data for reports (completing reports for college-level courses is acceptable).

+ Yes

+ No

04 IDOC.AA2 – Interpreting, Applying, and Explaining Complex Information. I have experience aiding an executive, administrator, and/or manager by interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulation, policies or services. My work experience in this area has been of an independent nature and I was responsible for establishing my own work methods. My duties required analysis of technical data and independent decision making.

+ Yes

+ No

05 IDOC.AA2 – I have experience independently solving problems/performing liaison activities in a work setting.

+ Yes

+ No

06 IDOC.AA2 – Describe your work experience coordinating complex arrangements including the orchestration of one or more responsibilities such as: travel, registration, accommodation negotiatio
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Posted On: Jul 17, 2021

Updated On: Jul 31, 2021