Valley State Prison (VSP) is canvassing to fill Office Assistant, Typing (OA) vacancies in the following areas: Accounting, Employee Relations, Food Services, Personnel,and Visiting. Vacancies will be filled in accordance with Re-employment and State Restrictions of Appointment rules. Additionally, positions will be filled in compliance with established hiring restrictions which may prohibit permanent appointments and require the positions to be filled on a limited-term basis with the possibility of being extended and/or becoming permanent. Under the direction of an immediate supervisor, the OA performs a variety of clerical duties and maintains the efficient flow of paperwork within their assigned area. The OA types various reports and documents, maintains a tickler/calendar system, files, logs and tracks data, edits incoming assignments, orders office supplies, processes incoming mail, answers telephone calls, and performs other general clerical duties. The OA may be required to supervise two or more inmate workers. This recruitment may be utilized to fill additional OA vacancies should positions become available. IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW: A COMPLETED STANDARD STATE APPLICATION (FORM STD. 678) SHOWING IN DETAIL YOUR CLERICAL WORK EXPERIENCE, COPY OF YOUR SROA NOTICE (IF APPLICABLE), AND A COPY OF YOUR MOST RECENT PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. LATERAL TRANSFER APPLICANTS, EMPLOYED WITH CDCR, AND NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AT VSP, MUST ALSO SUBMIT A LATERAL TRANSFER PACKAGE. APPLICATIONS MAY BE SCREENED FOR THE MOST COMPETITIVE CANDIDATES. (Applications postmarked, personally delivered, or received via interoffice mail after this date will not be accepted for any reason. Applications received by fax or e-mail are not accepted)
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.