Administrative Assistant 1 (William Penn State Forest)

Commonwealth of PA | Berks County, PA

Posted Date 2/13/2020
Description Do you enjoy working in an administrative role supporting office functions? Then join the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' William Penn State Forest and assist the District Forester and Assistant District Forester in the performance of a variety of administrative operations and procedures by providing budgetary, purchasing, contracting, bookkeeping, controlling, and administrative support toward the accomplishment of the District goals. Experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth and numerous promotional opportunities!
 
IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
 
  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Monday - Friday; 30 minute lunch period.
This position assists with purchasing and budgeting duties by completing line item reconciliation on purchase order invoices, receiving all invoices of purchases and determining appropriate payment procedure, reconciling VISA cards, and preparing and submitting all flight invoices. This position also assists with filling vacant positions; acts as Worker's Compensation Coordinator; assists in the orientation of new employees; serves as the District Telecommunications Coordinator; and serves as the District Out-Service Training Coordinator. Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:  Such training as may have been gained through graduation from a four year college or university or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

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)

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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