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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Clerical Assistant 2 - Selinsgrove Center in Pennsylvania

Clerical Assistant 2 - Selinsgrove Center

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Clerical Assistant 2 - Selinsgrove Center

Salary

$34,621.00 - $50,915.00 Annually

Location

Snyder County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Permanent Full-Time

Job Number

CS-2024-79994-00102

Department

Department of Human Services

Division

HS Sel Ctr

Opening Date

04/03/2024

Closing Date

4/19/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code

00102

Position Number

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

Union

AFSCME

Bargaining Unit

A1

Pay Group

ST03

Bureau / Division Code

00213300

Bureau / Division

Department of Human Services / Selinsgrove Center

Worksite Address

Selinsgrove Center

Worksite Address

1000 Route 522

City

Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Zip Code

17889

Contact Name

HHS Intake

Contact Email

ra-oahhsintakesec@pa.gov

  • Description

  • Benefits

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THE POSITION

If you enjoy clerical work and are dependable, hard-working, and able to work independently, then check out this exciting opportunity to work in the public service sector! The Department of Human Services, Selinsgrove Center is seeking a Clerical Assistant 2 to assist the Clinical Services Director, physicians, Nurse Manager, and other departments within the division. If this sounds like a good fit for you, apply now and discover all of the wonderful aspects that a career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can offer you!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

As a Clerical Assistant 2, your work involves organizing and collaborating with departmental offices within Selinsgrove Center, and with other service providers to facilitate day to day operation of Clinical Services. Duties include attending departmental meetings as requested and preparing and distributing meeting notes as required; preparing, circulating, and retrieving training rosters to send to the training center; and preparing and distributing the physicians on-call calendar and daily schedule. In addition, you develop and maintain a filing system so that necessary correspondence, reports, forms, standards, and regulations can be retrieved with ease.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description (https://careers.employment.pa.gov/pd/PD_NEOGOV.asp?p=00093735) .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment

  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday, with 30-minute lunch from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM.

  • The Department of Human Services provides excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

  • Overtime and travel as needed

  • FREE PARKING!

  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Six months as a Clerical Assistant 1 (commonwealth title); or

  • Graduation from high school; or

  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

    Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the PA residency requirement (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) . For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) and click on Residency.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

    Legal Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require a medical examination.

  • This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.

  • Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.

    How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:

  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/testoncefor this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, eight weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks

Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visitwww.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

*Eligibility rules apply.

01

You must complete the supplemental questions below. These supplemental questions are the exam and will be scored. They are designed to give you the opportunity to relate your experience and training background to the major activities (Work Behaviors) performed in this position. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions. Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score.

All information you provide on your application and supplemental questions is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions.

Read each question carefully. Determine and select which "Level of Performance" most closely represents your highest level of experience/training. List the employer(s)/training source(s) from your Work or Education sections of the application where you gained this experience/training.The "Level of Performance" you choose must be clearly supported within the description of the experience and training information entered in your application or your score may be lowered.In order to receive credit for experience, you must have worked in a job for at least six months in which the experience claimed was a major function.

If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .

  • Yes

    02

    WORK BEHAVIOR 1

Sorts, files, and retrieves documents.

Levels of Performance

Select the "Level of Performance" which best describes your claim.

  • I have experience sorting, filing, and retrieving documents. I sorted documents and filed them using a specific system to keep them organized. I retrieved documents/files as needed.

  • I have experience sorting documents and filing them using a specific system to keep them organized; OR I have experience retrieving documents/files.

  • I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    03

    In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

  • The name(s) of the employer(s) where you gained this experience

  • The type(s) of filing systems utilized (alphabetic, numeric, geographic, subject, chronological, color coding, etc.)

  • The actual duties you performed

  • Your level of responsibility

    04

    WORK BEHAVIOR 2

Enters information into the computer.

Levels of Performance

Select the "Level of Performance" which best describes your claim.

  • I have experience entering information into a computer, verifying the accuracy of the information, and formatting it according to established standards.

  • I have experience entering information into a computer and formatting it according to established standards. I was NOT responsible for verifying the accuracy of the information.

  • I have experience entering information into a computer using previously formatted documents or templates.

  • I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    05

    In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

  • The name(s) of the employer(s) where you gained this experience

  • The type(s) of data you entered into the computer

  • The actual duties you performed

  • Your level of responsibility

    06

    WORK BEHAVIOR 3

Answers phone calls and provides assistance or information regarding inquiries. Forwards complicated inquiries to other staff for follow-up.

Levels of Performance

Select the "Level of Performance" which best describes your claim.

  • I have experience answering phone calls external contacts, providing assistance or information on inquiries, and forwarding complicated inquires to other staff for follow-up.

  • I have experience answering phone calls from other internal staff members or occasionally from external contacts; however, answering phone calls from external contacts was not a routine function of my job.

  • I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    07

    In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

  • The name(s) of the employer(s) where you gained this experience

  • How often you answered calls and from whom

  • The actual duties you performed

  • Your level of responsibility

    08

    WORK BEHAVIOR 4

Operates office equipment.

Instructions

From the list below, please select all of the office equipment you have experience in operating.

  • Computer

  • Printer

  • Copy Machine

  • Fax Machine

  • Scanner

  • None of the above

    09

    In the text box below, please list the name(s) of the employer(s) where you gained the experience you claim with office equipment. If you indicated you have no work experience operating any of the equipment, type N/A in the box below.

    Required Question

Agency

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Address

613 North Street

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120

Website

http://www.employment.pa.gov

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