Administrative Support I - Corrections

Date: Sep 20, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Corrections 

Pay:  $14.23 per hour  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Performs varied clerical and office work involving the exercise of some independence in the conduct of standard duties for the support of administrative, professional or technical employees.

  • Customer Service - Performs duties as a technical clerk or typist; or independent work involving significant procedure and sequence. Duties require strong customer service skills and good judgment. Answers, screens, and routes departmental telephone calls to appropriate destination; greets and replies in person, by telephone, or by correspondence to inquiries from visitors and callers; refers more difficult inquiries to an appropriate official. Assists other departmental clerical staff in performing their duties when required.  Assists in a variety of operational activities. Receives, sorts, stamps, and distributes department mail. Performs clerical functions and may have other duties unique to the department, agency, or office that are not of a clerical nature.
  • Data Maintenance - Records and maintains various statistical data regarding the department’s services, activities and operations. Prepares, maintains, processes and distributes various reports, records, spreadsheets and other documents pertinent to the department’s smooth operation; ensures same is in compliance with department policies and procedures and is accurate and complete.
  • Clerical Tasks - Compiles, copies, and completes data for administrative and public reports, bulletins, questionnaires and other documents; makes varied mathematical computations on material assembled. Receive payments from clients and verify for accuracy. 

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. One year of experience in varied clerical and/or secretarial work. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs.  Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356.


Preferred Qualifications: Courses in bookkeeping, or administrative and office training.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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