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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Fiscal Technician in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 4529860 THE POSITION Are you looking for a new challenge that will give you the opportunity to advance your career?  This staff position with the Department of Labor & Industry is responsible for the performance of financial workforce services within established work procedures and guidelines for the Bureau's daily operations in the areas of contract procurement and accounts payable. If you are interested in budget and fiscal related work, this is the job for you!


The Fiscal Technician exercises independent judgments on a daily basis to effectively execute Bureau, Agency and Pennsylvania CareerLink (PACL) procurement and fiscal policies and procedures, and provides recommendations to management with respect to procurement. These responsibilities require daily contact with customers/partners, including commercial vendors, as well as regular contact with Comptroller staff, Pennsylvania PACL administrators, Bureau regional offices and staff and within administrative areas of Labor & Industry. The ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Excel, procurement processes including purchase orders, statements of work, contracts, and vendor outreach. Additional duties include: Maintaining effective working relationships. Maintaining knowledge of applicable laws and policies. Maintaining knowledge of accounting principles and methods. Analyzing technical information. Submitting accurate and complete reports. Communicating clearly and concisely. Operating computer (MS products, internet, SAP, etc.). Filing correspondence and source documents. Establishing priorities. Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in theposition description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: Full-time employment. Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch. Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time, with one day a month in the office for predetermined in-person bureau/unit meetings or training and other reasons as operationally necessary after the successful completion of the training period. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the home base office at the Labor & Industry Building at 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA. Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable. You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.   REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: One year as a Fiscal Assistant or Three years of work involving the maintenance of fiscal or financial records, including one year of responsible work which involves the application of accounting or fiscal principles and practices; and graduation from high school; or One year of experience in maintaining and reviewing fiscal records and an Associate degree in accounting or business administration; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Other Requirements: You must meet the PA residency requirement.For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency. You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply: Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be 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). If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. 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 and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

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.


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/test once for this posting. Your results will be provided via email.

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.