Travel, service are key for Vickie Jones

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Vickie Jones

Though the COVID-19 pandemic curbed significantly travel for CDCR and CCHCS, things are choosing back again up.

Accounting Administrator II Vickie Jones, who is effective in the Accounting Products and services Department (ASB) Corcoran Journey Device, shared her feelings on CDCR’s commute system, the significance of customer assistance, and how condition workers can benefit from packages designed to help ease prices.

Jones began her CDCR career in 1995 as an Office environment Assistant at California Point out Prison, Corcoran (COR). In 1998, she moved to the ASB Corcoran business office as an Account Clerk II.

She labored her way through the accounting classifications as a first- and 2nd-line supervisor. It was in those work she uncovered her enthusiasm for supervision. Jones was an Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor) for just more than 7 many years. In 2020, she promoted to Accounting Administrator II at ASB-Corcoran.

3 queries with Vickie Jones

What do you like about your career?

I delight in the fast-paced get the job done atmosphere. Since of this ecosystem, on a every day foundation, we are presented with questions or difficult predicaments that involve us to find a option to help plans with their travel desires. By means of these alternatives, we establish relationships with a variety of plans during CDCR/CCHCS and outside the house businesses. Setting up excellent interactions and representing the workforce are some of the most enjoyable areas of what I do, and what I adore the most about my work!

What solutions are available to CDCR workers to aid save money?

Benefits accessible to all CDCR/CCHCS staff members include Mass Transit/Vanpool Subsidies, and the Bicycle Commuter Courses (taxable gain). For more information and facts, see CalHR Commute Software, bargaining contracts, Travel Portal – Journey Bulletins or email the Travel Unit.

What is a truth about CDCR’s vacation method that would shock people?

Some may well be shocked to know the Journey Unit consists of a group of 20 staff customers assigned to processing journey and staff reimbursement claims for CDCR/CCHCS. Last year, they processed 46,983 travel promises, gained 11,700 vacation calls (some ranging 5-10 minutes) and answered 97,000 e-mail.

When employees are not active helping workers or processing promises, they are keeping our Concur and CalATERS databases as essential, issuing Journey Bulletins and doing work on a variety of jobs to strengthen CDCR/CCHCS employees’ practical experience.

As formerly talked about, providing superb buyer company is our best precedence. I am grateful to perform with this kind of an amazing crew. Like several, they are juggling a lot of responsibilities each day. However, they occur jointly to assistance every single other. As a final result, we are equipped to triumph in an ever-altering atmosphere. It is an honor to lead this resilient, tricky-operating and impressive group.


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