Clerk Typist 2 (Seasonal Full-Time) - Cumberland CAO


If you are looking for a rewarding career in Human Services and you want to make a difference in the lives of others by helping to provide benefits to Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens, then the Clerk Typist 2 job is the job for you. DHS provides a competitive salary, contractual pay increases, and opportunity for advancement.

Work hours and additional information:
Full-time seasonal employment
Work Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Monday - Friday; one hour lunch


County Preference:
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.

This is a Clerk Typist 2 position assigned to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). You will be responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of clerical duties related to the LHEAP (Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program). The performance of these tasks is essential to enhance our ability to provide quality services to the citizens of Pennsylvania.

You will engage in a variety of clerical and general office duties by utilizing knowledge of office procedures and systems. Clerk Typist 2s interact with the general public in a courteous and professional manner both in person and via telephone. You should demonstrate basic computer skills as a Clerk Typist 2 performing various office functions including customer service, typing, data entry, scanning, imaging, attaching, filing, answering phones and processing mail and voice mail. This includes all job functions that are necessary to perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations. Job duties are carried out under the general supervision of a Clerical Supervisor.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.


In order to be eligible for this position, you must:

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the Clerk Typist1 & 2 (Exam). The Clerk Typist 2 exam is currently closed. Please continue to check in order to apply when the exam re-opens.
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.

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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

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.

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