Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) - Cumberland County C&Y

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania | Cumberland County, PA

Posted Date 9/12/2019
Description Do you have a desire to help children?  Cumberland County Children and Youth Services is looking for an energetic individual to support the casework staff.

In order to be eligible for this position you must:
  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title with the State Civil Service Commission.  If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided.  Link to CLERK TYPIST 1 & 2 EXAM POSTING
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
Hiring Preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Cumberland County.  If no eligible candidates who live within Cumberland County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.
Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
Selected candidates will be required to submit to:
- Drug Screening
- Criminal History Check
- Background Investigation
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 is a front desk position; answering phones and greeting people who come into the office.  An employee in this class performs clerical work of moderate complexity which requires the utilization of typing skills and the processing of a variety of documents which include the verification of information.  Work involves the skilled typing of correspondence, reports, and similar documents as part of the clerical documents processing of an office. 

Work is subject to periodic changes in operating procedures and requires some adaptability.  Employees work with considerable independence within standard operating procedures, however, detailed supervisory guidance and review is received for new or unusual situation and changes in operating procedures and policies.

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