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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) - Wayne County D&A in Pennsylvania

Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) - Wayne County D&A

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Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) - Wayne County D&A

Salary

$25,525.50 Annually

Location

Wayne County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Limited Term Full-Time

Job Number

CS-2024-83889-L0032

Department

Local Government

Division

DA Wayne Co Drg Alchl Abs Unt

Opening Date

05/14/2024

Closing Date

5/27/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code

L0032

Position Number

80011960

Union

Non Union

Bargaining Unit

LG

Pay Group

LG

Bureau / Division Code

88746064

Bureau / Division

DA Wayne Co Drg Alchl Abs Unt

Worksite Address

318 Tenth Street

City

Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Zip Code

18431

Contact Name

Paula Wehrmann

Contact Phone

570.253.4262

Contact Email

pwehrmann@waynecountypa.gov

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

THE POSITION

Do you have an outgoing personality and enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your summer that can positively impact the lives of others in your community? Join the Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission in this Clerk Typist 2 role and become an essential part of the first stop people need to access all levels of treatment and recovery.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

As a Clerk Typist 2, you will be one of the first individuals that our community members will interact with when they seek our help. Your presence and patience are essential to provide a positive impression on behalf of Wayne County Human Services, Drug & Alcohol Commission and the confidential treatment programs and services we provide. This role also performs a wide range of clerical duties which enhance our staff’s ability to provide quality services to our community consumers.

In this position, you will interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner both in person and over the phone. From your interactions, you will take accurate messages, appropriately route calls, maintain electronic calendars, and coordinate appointments for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) program and Case Management Unit.

You will also gain and share basic operational understanding of Wayne County DUI Program and direct walk-ins to the appropriate staff. Other responsibilities include providing data entry and other clerical support for this program, along with collecting fees from DUI Offenders for Alcohol Highway Safety Class and Court Report Network Evaluations. Be a part of something bigger than yourself – join our team!

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time (Limited Term) position (37.5 hours per week for approximately six to eight weeks, June 2024 to August 2024).

  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with a 60-minute lunch and will vary to include irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

  • This position includes travel in and out of the county for meetings.

  • 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:

  • Six months as a Clerk Typist 1 and educational development to the level of eighth grade;or

  • Completion of a high school business curriculum which included at least one typing course;or

  • Any combination of equivalent 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.

  • Hiring preference for this vacancy may be given to candidates who live within Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, or Wayne counties. If no eligible candidates who live within these counties apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

    Legal Requirements:

  • You must pass a background investigation.

  • A conditional offer of employment will require a 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 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).

  • 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 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.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.

01

Have you been employed by a Pennsylvania local government agency in a civil service covered position as a Clerk Typist 1 for six or more months full-time?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experiencemustalso be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.]

    03

    Have you completed a high school business curriculum which included at least one typing course?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Do you possess six or more months of clerical typing experience?

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experiencemustalso be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.

    06

    How much college coursework have you completed? If you are claiming credits/degree, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s) for this education to be considered in the eligibility decision. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You must attach your transcript(s) prior to the submission of your application by using the "Attachments" tab on the left. You will not be able to add a transcript(s) to the application after it has been submitted.

If your education was acquired outside of the United States, you must also upload a copy of your foreign credential evaluation. For more information on foreign education credentials, please visithttps://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx#q3and click on Other Information.

  • 15 credits or more

  • Less than 15 credits

  • None

    07

    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

    08

    WORK BEHAVIOR 1

Sorts, files, and retrieves documents.

Levels of Performance

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

  • A. 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.

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

  • C. I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    09

    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 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

    10

    WORK BEHAVIOR 2

Enters information into the computer.

Levels of Performance

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

  • A. I have experience entering information into a computer and formatting it according to established standards.

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

  • C. I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    11

    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 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

    12

    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.

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

  • B. 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.

  • C. I have NO experience related to this work behavior.

    13

    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 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

    14

    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

    15

    In the text box below, please list the name(s) of the employer(s) where you gained the experience with office experience you claimed. 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