Clerk Typist 2(Seasonal Full-Time)- Indiana CAO

Commonwealth of PA - Indiana, PA

Full-time | Temporary | Contract
Come join our team and help Pennsylvania citizens stay warm during the winter season when you work as a Clerk Typist 2, during the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

The Department of Human Services provides a competitive salary, contractual pay increases and opportunity for advancement!

This is full-time seasonal employment which typically lasts from September through April.

The individual selected for this position is not expected to work enough hours in the year due to the seasonal nature of the position and unless the selected candidate has previously qualified for health benefits in a position with the commonwealth within the past 91 days, the selected candidate is not eligible for health benefits.

Positions are filled in Department of Human Service Offices across the Commonwealth.

As a Clerk Typist 2 with Indiana County Assistance Office, LIHEAP, you will perform a variety of clerical duties to support the accurate and timely issuance of public benefits. Clerk Typist 2's regularly communicate with the public and staff verbally and in writing.

Scans documents using a dedicated scanner and/or multiple function device (MFD) to capture and categorize electronic images. Issues client receipts when necessary. Modifies electronic image sets using a computer to ensure electronic image is transposed to an electronic document, attach to the appropriate individual, and ensure the correct personnel are notified.
Data enters a document or application into a computer utilizing various software systems.
Utilizes automated systems to obtain specific information as necessary.
Files records/documents as needed and purges records/documents according to retention schedule.
May act as Receptionist by greeting visitors and determining how they need to be served. Information must be accurately recorded and/or referred to the appropriate individual. Answer basic program questions.
Retrieves, sorts and distributes various types of information, including mail, computer printouts, case messages and logs. File clear and distribute to appropriate receiving party. Retrieve and record telephone messages and disseminate to appropriate staff.
Communicates with Supervisor regarding clerical procedures, etc.
Types general correspondence as needed
Performs additional designed duties as assigned.

Work schedule:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

County Preference:
Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Indiana County. If no eligible candidates who live within Indiana County apply for this position candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.

In order to be eligible for this position you must:
  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to CLERK TYPIST 2 EXAM POSTING
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform the essential functions
  • Multiple positions may be filled
  • Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

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