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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senior Center Operator 1 (Local Government) - Armstrong County Area Agency on A in Parker, Pennsylvania


Are you looking for a rewarding part-time position where you make a difference in the lives of older adults? This is an exciting opportunity to manage, plan, and implement programs and activities for seniors at the Parker Senior Community Center. If you are interested, then this is the position for you!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK The Senior Center Operator 1 is a part-time position under the direct supervision of the Senior Centers Supervisor and is responsible for organizing, planning, and scheduling programs and activities as well as coordinating congregate meals and supervising volunteers at the Parker Senior Community Center. This position acts as an agency representative in all center related programs involving consumers. This includes responding to questions for information via email, in person, or over the telephone and making referrals to consumers to appropriate human service agencies or programs. As a friendly point of contact from senior center events, you have an excellent opportunity to help seniors learn about and obtain the benefits and services they are eligible to receive. Join our team and make a meaningful difference in your community.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: Part-time employment Work hours are 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday - Thursday, 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: Three months of experience in providing direct services in a human services, education or a community based setting to the aging population or to individuals from various cultures and socio-economic backgrounds or to individuals who have physical, intellectual or emotional disabilities; 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 Armstrong County. If no eligible candidates who live within Armstrong County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered. 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 www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

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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.