Norton Correctional Facility is accepting applications for an employee in the mailroom. This job posting closes Friday, October 22; all paperwork must be provided by Monday, October 25.

About the Position

Who can apply: Those who meet minimum qualifications
Classified/Unclassified Service:  Classified
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
Eligible to Receive Benefits:  yes
Veterans’ Preference Eligible: yes
Search Keywords:  Administrative

Compensation: $12.35 per hour
* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.
Employment Benefits

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
Sick & Vacation leave
Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
Fitness Centers in select locations
Employee discounts with the STAR Program
Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities
Position Summary:  This position oversees the mail room operations for Norton Correctional Facility.  Employee collects, distributes and prepares mail according to established guidelines ensuring policy and procedural requirements are met. Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:  Retrieves, sorts, and distributes incoming and outgoing physical and electronic mail for staff and inmates in accordance with established policy/regulation.  Scans, opens, and searches incoming mail for possible contraband.  Ensures compliance regarding written publication review as outlined in policy.  Censoring. Electronic system is monitored frequently for reviews and processes electronic mail and videos.  Monitors Administration Building visitors, staff, inmates, and vendors coordinating pertinent information about the nature of their visit, signing them in and notifying appropriate staff/departments accordingly.  Accepts incoming and outgoing mail and packages.  Maintains confidentiality and works closely with EAI staff regarding mail that is suspicious in nature.  Operates an electronic mailing system, and weighs processes packages for mailing.


Education:  High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Qualifications:  6 months of experience in general office, clerical, or administrative support work.  Education can be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency

Preferred Qualifications:  Knowledge of the operation of office equipment and personal computers.  Knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Knowledge of record keeping and reporting methods. Ability to apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.  Ability to use basic word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Ability to enter information in a variety of formats.  Ability to record, file and transmit information.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Ability to extract data and formulate reasonable conclusions from a variety of sources.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:  Must pass background check and drug test.

Recruiter Contact Information

Name: Cynthia Hadley
Email: cynthia.hadley@ks.gov
Phone: 785-877-6644
Mailing Address: Norton Correctional Facility PO Box 546    Norton, KS 67654

Job Application Process

First Sign in or register as a New User at this link.
Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete. Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter. Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page
Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions”

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete
Upload these on the Careers – My Job Applications pageTax Clearance Certificate
DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)
Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents” and  “Save Tax Clearance Certificate as a PDF”
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information on and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.

How to Claim Veterans Preference
Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran”; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.
Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.