Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Administrative Specialist

County:   Woodson

Req. No:   188325

Agency Name:   KS Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    DEC 15, 2017

Job Description:

This unclassified, full-time Administrative Specialist position is located at Cross Timbers/Fall River State Parks
and is directly supervised by Kimberly Jones, State Park Manager Supv II.

The incumbent maintains ledgers for revenue expenditures, completes and sends payment and remittance
vouchers, and provides manager with status reports; receives, accounts for, distributes, and sells permits;
assists manager in accounting procedures associated with park receipts and prepares/submits remittance
reports; prepares self-composed and draft correspondence and other materials; directs seasonal employees;
provides information to the general public requiring little or no interpretation of departmental policies; and
completes special projects, as assigned.

BENEFITS: Beginning hourly salary, $14.30; group health and life insurance; retirement; optional deferred
compensation, dental and vision options; holidays; and sick and vacation leave.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Two years of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support
work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Two years computer
experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office is preferred. Applicants that have accounting experience and
web-based computer application experience are preferred. The successful candidate must pass a background

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by completing the personal
information registration form to obtain their State of Kansas Applicant ID Number. This form may be completed
online at http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/ Qualified applicants may apply by submitting ALL of the
following items:

1) A letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2) A detailed resume; including a valid email address;
3) Transcript material, if applicable, (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student copies are acceptable as
long as degree is conferred);
4) KDWPT employment application located at
5) An authorization to release information form** located at
http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPT-Info/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info and,
**Please note, this form must either be witnessed and signed by a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks
and Tourism employee or signed in front of and notarized by a notary public. We reserve the right to
conduct a background check on all qualified applicants.

6) Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a
State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at
http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. 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. Applicants
are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in
accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.

Application materials should be sent to kdwpt.kdwprecruitment@ks.gov or may be sent to Human Resources
Office, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 512 SE 25th Avenue, Pratt KS 67124, phone
number 620-672-5911. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete application packet
must be submitted for each position. We no longer make copies of previous applications. Submitted
application materials will be reviewed in Pratt to assure that the position minimum requirements are met, and
those meeting the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the respective division for interview selection.

Applicants are notified whether or not they are selected to interview. The interview is generally a one-time,
panel interview consisting of position-specific questions for all applicants (same questions for each applicant),
with the selection being made after all candidate interviews are completed.

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 requirements of the position.
The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified
candidate as determined by the appointing authority. Additional VPE information can be found at
http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm Applicants claiming veterans’ preference for the first time
must mail a copy of your DD-214 to the Office of Personnel Services, 900 SW Jackson, Room 401-N, Topeka
KS 66612, or FAX to 785/291-3715.


The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the
employment process–individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if
reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process. Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran’s Preference Eligible.

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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