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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Fiscal Technician (Local Government) - Cambria County Area Agency on Aging in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 4486091 THE POSITION Do you have experience working with fiscal or financial documents? Cambria County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is seeking to fill the position of a Fiscal Technician. This is a great opportunity to work with the application of bookkeeping principles and practices. So, apply today and join our team of professionals!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK The primary responsibilities of this position include advanced bookkeeping duties in recording, reviewing, processing, and controlling financial records and documents. The work involves examination of a variety of financial records and documents for propriety, quality, and conformance to established accounting procedures and maintenance of difficult bookkeeping systems. You will provide the fiscal knowledge and support necessary to efficiently and effectively meet the fiscal goals of the department and its clients.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment. 37.5 hours per week Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday, with a 30-minute lunch. 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. Hiring preference for this vacancy may be given to candidates who live within Cambria County. If no eligible candidates who live within Cambria County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered. You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements: A conditional offer of employment will require medical examination and drug screening. This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law. Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

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.


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 click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us

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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.