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State Training School

  • Location: Eldora, IA
  • Post Date: 3/31/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
Secretary 1  

The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic and vocational program that utilizes counseling, treatment and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized treatment and offer comprehensive education, with a goal of transitioning the young man back to his community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS). 

The program available for residents includes: 
  •  General education studies 
  •  Special education programs 
  •  Title I 
  •  Competency-based vocational programs 
  •  High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED) 
  •  Counseling 

Secretary 1 

The Education Department is the heart of this organization and needs to replace a 20-year employee who held the Secretary 1 position. The person occupying this position provides clerical support to the academic and vocational school programs. The Secretary 1 will perform specialized clerical tasks of moderate difficulty and subject matter diversity, and perform related work as required. The position provides excellent compensation and exceptional benefits. 

Experience equal to one year of full-time clerical or closely related work; 
OR post high school course work in an accredited secretarial, business, or closely related curriculum may be substituted for the required experience on a month-for-month basis; 
OR completion of thirty (30) semester (or equivalent) hours of undergraduate college level course work may be substituted for the one year of required experience; 
OR certification from the State of Iowa Administrative Assistant Certificate Program will substitute for six months of the required experience; 
OR employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes permanent status as a Typist-Advanced. 

Salary: $31,200.00 to $45,406.40 Annually.
Job Type: FT 
Closing: 4/16/19 11:59 PM Central 
- you will want to have a career at the STS. 

The State Training School provides an environment rich in educational challenges that will allow you to practice your craft in a meaningful manor with no boring days. You will perfect and grow your ability in Physical Education by addressing the educational challenges that come from working with a diverse group of students. You will be a big part of the glue that helps pull these young men together. You will be well served by the existing structure which provides you with administrative office staff and security. 

The State Training School is located in Eldora, Iowa, home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community featuring quaint shops, eating choices, and plenty of family friendly activity. The Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive is a must do which winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods and streams. Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls and only 22 minutes from Iowa Falls. 

As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that is second to none that includes all of this and more: 
  •  Insurance - Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability 
  •  The cost for medical and dental is less than $40 per month for single coverage Medical and Dental coverage combined for a family is less than $190 per month. 
  •  IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension 
  •  Deferred Compensation with a State-Funded match similar to a 401K 
  •  Paid Leave - 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Sick Leave, Vacation, & Military Leave 
  •  Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development. 
To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page. 

Applicants must apply on line, please apply at: https:/www.governmentjobs.comareersowa 
Search: Filter - Location - Eldora 

State Training School 
Joel Weeks or Ed Gililand 
3211 Edgington Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627 

 Applications should be submitted using the link above no later than APRIL 15, 2019. The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer