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DCYF Secretary Senior- Queen Anne

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

This recruitment has been extended to attract a larger applicant pool. Applicants that have previously applied do not need to reapply -

King County Premium: -The salary listed above does not include the additional 5% premium granted to King County employees. - -

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.

We're looking for a -Secretary Senior -to join our team to -provide administrative support, working toward the common goal of eliminating child and youth outcome disparities based on race and ethnicity. Our vision is that "All Washington's children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally, and educationally, nurtured by family and community."

The Opportunity: -

Are you an organized individual who can prioritize and meet deadlines? We need your secretarial experience at the -King West-Queen Anne -Office -to assist our efforts to support families and communities in keeping children safe. - As a Secretary Senior, you will greet visitors, answer questions, and provide information regarding DCYF programs to the public. Our ideal candidates will be able to plan independently, organize and prioritize work, and initiate action to ensure work and office goals are met. If you like developing new work methods and solving problems, we encourage you to apply and see what DCYF is all about!


Some of what you will get to do:

* Serve as the first point of contact for clients, co-workers, and community members.
* Answer multi-line phone system, determine next steps to assist customers and resolve problems.
* Upload files and data entry of legal results from court dependency orders.
* Respond to inquiries regarding DCYF policies, procedures, and services. -
* Process discovery requests/guardianship disclosure for office.
* Move and lift packages to stock office inventory into supply closets.
* Manage Cordiant Portal, input and update FamLink as necessary. -
* Request Social Security Cards and Birth Certificates. -
* Manage concrete goods and office inventory, process service referrals, and track and organize office inventory.
* Make travel arrangements for supervisor(s), clients, and staff; maintain records of travel itineraries; may compile final travel expense reports.
* Use various operating systems and software to process technical manuscripts, examinations, scanning, and correspondence.
* Assist and support Social Service Specialists with vehicle reservations and other various requests. -
* Assist with State vehicle monitoring; transport state vehicles for repairs and/or routine maintenance and schedule repairs. -
* Maintain various Excel Spreadsheets for tracking and organizational purposes. -
* Assist with other clerical duties as assigned. -

What we are looking for:

High school diploma (or completed GED) and two years of increasingly responsible office experience requiring keyboarding or typing.


In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following:

* Experience operating a computer, keyboarding, and utilizing Microsoft Office products.
* Experience drafting, editing, and sending electronic correspondence.
* Experience researching and navigating internet browsers.
* Experience editing, proofreading, and drafting memos and other forms of written documents.
* Experience prioritizing multiple assignments in an office environment.
* Ability to effectively communicate with management, peers, clients, and the public.
* Ability to work effectively in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
* Ability to process high levels of customer service skills.
* Ability to operate vehicles for maintenance/repair transport.
* Ability to handle inquiries and complaints promptly and courteously.
* Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
* Ability to adapt to a constantly changing work environment. -
* Ability to adapt to changes in regional policy and practices. -

How do I apply? -

Complete your applicant profile and attach the following documents:

* Letter of interest describing how you meet the specific qualifications for this position -
* Current resume detailing experience and education

To take advantage of Veteran's preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long-form, or your NGB-22. -Please black out your social security number prior to attaching.


Supplemental Information:

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 -(Download PDF Reader) -state employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having an approved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.


This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete.


DCYF is an equal opportunity employer and supports equity, diversity, inclusion, and respect.


Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply online? Contact the Recruitment team at dcyf.jobs@dcyf.wa.gov or (360-870-3221) or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at 800-833-6388.


Experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application? Call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email support@neogov.com.



Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , DCYF Secretary Senior- Queen Anne, Administration, Clerical , Olympia, Washington

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