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Full-time and part-time positions are anticipated with an equal opportunity employer for persons interested in working in a Human Services Agency.  Job titles to consider are Caseworker, Homemakers, Houseparents, and Fiscal Assistants.  For information on position openings contact:
 
Tioga County Department of Human Services
1873 Shumway Hill Road
Wellsboro, PA 16901
570-724-5766

 
Employment Opportunity
 
Applications are now being accepted by the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission for testing in the County Caseworker Classification.  The Tioga County Department of Human Services, an equal opportunity employer, will hire from the list resulting from the testing.  Minimum requirements are a bachelor's degree supplemented by 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences.  Please contact 570-724-5766 for applications and testing information.
 
Tioga County Department of Human Services
1873 Shumway Hill Road
Wellsboro, PA 16901

 

Tioga County Human Services Agency is looking to fill several Caseworker 1 vacancies IMMEDIATELY.

The Caseworker is responsible to a Casework Supervisor and performs all integrated service management provided by the Human Services Agency. They are responsible for the operation of intake for MH/MR/C&Y/ & D&A, as well as linking, referral, and monitoring of services in Mental Health/Mental Retardation, and Children and Youth. The Caseworker provides single category (MH, MR, C&Y) and all multi-categorical casework services for each public-funded client in the Human Services Agency system.  The Caseworker will work with strict oversight from their supervisor. 

Minimum Experience and Training:

·         A bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; OR

·         Two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; OR

·         Any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences and one year of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 or in a similar position performing paraprofessional case management functions.

Qualified applicants must also be willing to take and pass the Pennsylvania State Civil Service exam for Caseworker 1.

To apply for and take the exam:

Go to the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission website www.scsc.state.pa.us

Once on the website listed above you’ll want to register yourself as a new user.

Once you’re registered you can apply for jobs. To Apply for a Caseworker 1 you’ll need test announcement number 2006-713 entered on the application under the section regarding what position you are applying for.

At the completion of the online Civil Service application you’ll be prompted to schedule yourself to take the CW1 exam; the nearest testing location to Tioga County is Lock Haven. 

If you need further assistance please contact Sara Rice at 570-723-8298.


     

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT 

POSITION:    Full-time Deputy Sheriff

                        Union position – Salary based on contract - $10.66 per hour 

HOURS:         37.5 per week 

This position is a varied duty position inclusive of Courthouse security, transportation and supervision of inmates to and from courts, hospitals, and various agencies throughout the State; performing routine law enforcement duties and making arrests; receiving and serving warrants, writs, executions, summons, court notices, and subpoenas for the Sheriff’s office. 

Qualifications:  Act 120 preferred; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public; current driver’s license; and availability for extensive training.  Must submit to and successfully pass a psychological evaluation and physical examination. 

Interested individuals must submit an application to the Human Resources office. 

Tioga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Emergency Management Coordinator 

Tioga County currently has a full-time with benefits vacancy for an Emergency Management Coordinator in the Emergency Services department.  Please see the attached description for the inclusive list of duties.  For application and information contact the Human Resource office at (570)723-8205. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from a four year college with major course work in law enforcement, fire science, emergency management or related field, and thorough experience in the supervision and management of 24 hour operations including emergency management, emergency medical services, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR 

Definition of Work

This is administrative, management, coordination, and supervisory work in directing the operations of the Emergency Management Agency division of the Department of Emergency Services.  Work is carried out with a high degree of independent judgment and discretion.  Work is evaluated on the basis of reports and conferences with the Director.  The position is on call 24 hours a day for large scale incidents and disasters, as well as serving as back up for 911 communications matters. 

Essential Functions of Work

·         Manages the Annual Statement of Work assigned each fiscal year by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, in accordance with PL 1332.

·         Coordinates and manages the Tioga County Hazardous Materials Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Account in accordance with Pennsylvania Act 165 and federal legislation.

·         Supervises, prepares, and updates an up-to-date, complete and accurate county-wide Emergency Operations Plan; reviews and integrates municipal emergency operation plans

·         Supervises the preparation and maintenance of Down Dam Evacuation Plans for the identified dams in Tioga County.

·         Supervises the Emergency Operations Center and all the paid and volunteer staff to support it in times of disaster and coordinates all outside agencies involved in response, recovery, and mitigation.

·         Actively participates in management of the North Central Task Force. 

Requirements of Work

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience

                  Graduation from a four year college with major course work in law enforcement, fire science, emergency management or related field, and thorough experience in the supervision and management of 24 hour operations including emergency management, emergency medical services, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills. 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

·         Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of emergency management, 911 communications, emergency medical and rescue services, budgeting, training and personnel administration.

·         Thorough knowledge of county policy, ordinances, state and federal laws and regulations relating to the operation of the Emergency Management Agency and Emergency Services Department.

·         Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of police and fire administration. Thorough knowledge of the principles of organization, administration, and management.

·         Ability to plan, implement, direct, and maintain department operations and activities including employee training and development.

·         Ability to express ideas clearly.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic and official groups, the public, as well as to command and hold the respect and discipline of subordinates.

·         Ability to respond and coordinate emergency and disaster situations 24 hours per day. 

Necessary Special Requirements

            State certification in basic, advanced and professional level emergency management coordination. 

            State certification in the following:

                        PA DOH Emergency Medical Technician

                        Hazardous Materials Operations Level

                        Incident Command and National Incident Management System.

 

            Attendance required at PEMA quarterly training and special continued education programs.

STARTING RATE:   Dependent on experience and education 

HOURS OF WORK:  Typical hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with some weekend and after business hours for meetings and trainings.

 

Posting dates: July 29, 2015 to August 12, 2015

 

Tioga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.