Office Specialist II-Return Utah

State of Utah

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Job Description


Office Specialist II-Return Utah

The new Return Utah program is similar to an internship designed for adults looking to re-enter the workforce after an extended absence. These opportunities are structured as return-to-work positions that provide the experience, training, skills, and mentoring an individual needs to return to the workforce.

Return Utah is a 16-week program for people who have taken a career break of at least two years for reasons such as starting or raising a family, caring for a family member, military service, continuing education, or other personal/career related reasons.

The program will commence on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, with the first week of the program consisting of learning, development and workplace orientation.

This is a full-time, intent-to-hire Return Utah opportunity. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, participants may receive an offer of employment.

To be eligible for this return-to-work opportunity, candidates must:
Be on a career break of two or more years at time of application
Have prior professional experience in functional area of interest
Have interest in returning to a full-time position
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Are you a motivated, organized individual who enjoys feeling a sense of accomplishment? If you have the passion & drive to make a difference, apply today!

The ideal candidate is able toWork independently and is able to use sound judgment
Maintain confidentiality
Multi-task and prioritize workload efficiently in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines
Communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing
Principal DutiesProviding customer service when clients, family or community partners come in
Attending meetings and take minutes
Coordinate meetings, trainings and JJS events
Providing administrative support
Working with families and youth
General office cleaning
Answering multi-line phones
Prepare and process documents; data entry
Maintain files and record keeping systems
May be given to candidates who have advanced office skills and knowledge of JJS’s mission & goals.
May be given to candidates who are 19+ years of age
Our Team
Employees within Juvenile Justice and Youth Services have an opportunity to see the impacts that their hard work and dedication does for the well-being of today’s youth. It is imperative that our employees provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood. Together, we can help to improve the lives and welfare of troubled youth.

Our Agency
The Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice and Youth Services with the Department of Health and Human Services, please click here!


Supplemental Information
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the duties of this position.