Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Clerical Assistant 2 in Norristown, Pennsylvania
Reference #: 4376986 THE POSITION Are you detail oriented and looking for variety and meaning in your next clerical position? The Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is looking for someone like you! Join our team in this grand funded, temporary position to provide clerical and office support to staff within our Norristown District Office. Help support the Vocational Rehabilitation program and increase services for people with disabilities to secure and maintain employment and independence with us! Be a part of a supportive and collaborative team.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK As a Clerical Assistant 2, you will provide direct clerical support for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors. This position transcribes taped dictation and written notes, generates automated mailings, and customizes correspondence as directed by counselors for patient accommodations and notifications, reviewing for neatness and accuracy. Duties also include filing information as per case filing system instructions in participant's case files, accessing and updating participant records using a web-based application, and entering base record information directly into our electronic file system by personal or phone contact with potential participants. You will also review invoices and reimbursements online, enter information into the online service authorization as to what customer equipment needs to be tagged, and generate reports from a standardized list. This vital clerical support keeps the office efficient and effective. Join our team and contribute to our mission!
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Work Schedule and Additional Information: Full-time, temporary employment Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch. Telework: You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework), part-time after completion of probationary period. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Norristown. Salary:Most employees will start at the beginning level of the advertised salary. 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 Clerical Assistant 1 (commonwealth title); or Graduation from high school; or An equivalent combination of experience and training.
Other Requirements: You must meet the . For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the 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 will 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 Ser ice (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.