Administration and Management Trainee

Commonwealth of PA | Dauphin County, PA

Posted Date 2/04/2024
Description Are you ready for a human resource (HR) experience like none other?  The Administration and Management Trainee is a training-level position that includes close supervision, on-the-job training, and assignments within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, The Department of Agriculture, and the Milk Marketing Board.  Don't delay, apply today for this amazing opportunity to begin a rewarding career with the Commonwealth! 

As an Administration and Management Trainee, you will participate in a 12-month structured training program designed to develop administrative and technical competence while giving you an understanding of state government organizations and operations.  You will work closely with higher-level human resource professionals to grow your knowledge base and expand your skills to prepare you for promotion to higher-level human resource positions.  Upon successful completion of this training program, you will be promoted to a permanent Human Resource Analyst.  We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and critical thinking abilities. 

 

Interested in learning more?  Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description. 
 
Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

  • Full-time employment 

  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with a 60-minute lunch. 

  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time.  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 Harrisburg.

  • 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. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: 

  • A bachelor's degree, including 15 credits in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field; or 

  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes 15 credits in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field. 

  • Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within 3 months of graduating with a qualifying degree. 

 

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.

  • 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:

 

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. 

  • 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. 

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