The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking a Principal Office Specialist to work within the Adult Probation Supervision Services (APSS) division. Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at any Adult Probation Supervision Services (APSS) Hennepin County locations and remote as job duties require. Work hours will typically be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with flexibility. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as an Office Specialist, Principal. Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
· Operate the Adult Field Divisions Client Incentive and Needs Fund (INF).
· Operate the Emergency Client Transportation Assistance Fund at all Adult Field locations.
· Participate in and take notes for the following:
o APSS leadership team meetings
o Various Group Violence Intervention (GVI) meetings
o Budget team meetings
· Provide administrative support for APSS managers as assigned.
· Serve as the division P-card holder.
· Support supervisors and managers with delegated hiring functions.
Need to have: One of the following:
· Three or more years of office clerical experience.
· 30 months or more of office clerical experience and completion of the Office Specialist Pathway Training program.
· A combination of office clerical experience and post high school education, totaling 3 years or more (3 semester credits = 1 month).
Nice to have:
o Working with confidential information.
o Facilitating meetings for groups and taking notes.
o Organizing, updating, and maintaining numerous electronic files using various computerized information sources such as MNCIS, SILS, and CSTS.
· Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word and Excel, and tracking/managing inventories and/or financial transactions.
· Excellent customer service skills with the ability to conduct oneself professionally and handle sensitive/difficult issues in a tactful manner, particularly issues of a confidential nature.
· Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
· Ability to:
o Multi-task while recognizing priorities and meeting established deadlines.
o Establish and maintain rapport with the public and staff, and to work harmoniously in a team environment.
o Effectively interact with individuals from social, economic and culturally diverse backgrounds.
o Express ideas clearly in written and verbal communications.
About the department: The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation works to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense. Department staff and volunteers serve Hennepin County at more than 20 service locations ranging from correctional facilities to probation reporting offices and occupational training centers, delivering sustainable correctional services to more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/corrections. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge - select Guest. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact: Talent Acquisition Division Hennepin County Human Resources DepartmentHR.ServiceCenter@hennepin.us 612-348-7855