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The Clarion County Department of Domestic Relations currently has an opening for a Receptionist/Social Worker.

POSITION: Receptionist/Case Agent, full time, 35 hours/week, not exempt

DEPARTMENT: Domestic relations

SALARY RANGE: $11.82/hour

BENEFITS: Up to family coverage for health, dental, and vision insurance effective the first of the month following date of hire (employee pays 12.5% ​​of premium, county pays 87.5%). $1,500 allowance if you do not need county insurance. No-cost life insurance coverage for employees. Exempt award of 20 vacation days, 3 personal days per year, 10 sick days per year, 13 paid holidays. Enrollment in the Clarion County Pension Plan (vested after 5 years, eligible to retire at age 55 with 20 years of service).

DATE DISPLAY: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday March 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

QUALIFICATIONS: Two-year business or paralegal degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong typing skills and accounting experience are required.

HOW TO REGISTER: A county application and a copy of your transcripts are required to be considered for the advertised vacancy.

Applications are available at: www.co.clarion.pa.us/how_do_i/apply_for/employment_opportunities/index.php


GENERAL OBJECTIVES: This employee provides clerical duties and administrative support to the Family Relations staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collect OTC payments/legal fees and write receipts if necessary and enter all payments into the Kidstar system
  • Answer the phone and walk-in requests:
    • Extract files and search requests on PACSES to help customers
    • Take messages if necessary
    • Transfer phone calls to appropriate personnel if necessary
    • Prepare letters and petitions for change to clients
    • Contact employers for payment/insurance questions
    • Verification of employment or payment schedule
    • Cases of work by other means as directed by staff
  • Digitization and data entry in PACSES:
    • Scan all documents in files and hand them over to appropriate personnel for review
    • Delete all scan documents from case folders, if any
    • Change of Address/Telephone Numbers/Employment Information/Other Client Information
  • Assist the Deputy Director in the preparation of cases for the Superior Court when necessary
  • Research and process liens for overdue/overdue child support inquiries
  • File all documents for all staff to include completed files. Maintain closed filing cabinets
  • Prepare and send triennial review notices to clients
  • Perform a job search every two weeks
  • Review and mail all salary attachments/income reports and NMSN’s including review of u/c attachments
  • Schedule all conferences and hearings as a back-up to the Greeter
  • Update and maintain job search board
  • Review and respond to IVR messages
  • Print the R203 CYS report every week and fax it to CYS
  • Review revenue and NMSN reports to determine if insurance is available at a reasonable cost
  • Order office supplies with the permission of the principal or deputy principal
  • Keep copies of all forms and paper trays. Maintain customer information bin and filing bin weekly. Complete all tasks in the receptionist’s bin daily
  • Open and process mail daily
  • Read the daily production mail and proceed accordingly to any new information implemented by the PACSES project
  • Review and work on a variety of MAIL alerts daily and initiate necessary actions
  • Track the payment of court fees and the execution of payments
  • Review and apply unreimbursed medical expenses
  • Review files for quality assurance
  • Job Data Integrity (DIT) Task List Reports (per attachment)
  • Perform any other related duties assigned by authorized personnel

MONITORING RECEIVED:
Reports to the Director and Deputy Director. Receive limited instruction or supervision in the performance of routine daily tasks.

MONITORING GIVEN:
N / A

WORK CONDITIONS:
The characteristics of the work environment described herein are representative of those encountered by the employee in the performance of the essential functions of the position. A receptionist/social worker regularly works indoors in an office with minimal environmental factors.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Must possess the ability to perform light work with occasional lifting/carrying of objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to detail while being able to concentrate for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time throughout the work day while standing, walking, twisting and bending occasionally.
  • Must possess the ability to convey and present information, explain procedures and follow instructions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Two-year business or paralegal degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong typing skills and accounting experience are required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work effectively with the public, colleagues, subordinates and government officials
  • Ability to speak and write fluent English and understand written and spoken English
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise initiative and solve problems in the performance of duties and to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant
  • Ability to work independently and be flexible
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and equipment
  • Ability to become familiar with various legal publications, legal terminology, and Pennsylvania Civil Procedure Rules in order to understand various documents and plan matters in accordance with rule and/or law
  • Ability to use current word processing and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle a variety of unrelated issues simultaneously
  • Obligation to maintain strict confidentiality, as specifically stated in the Personnel and Legal Procedures Manual
  • Partisan political activities are prohibited

HOW TO REGISTER:
A county application is required to be considered for the advertised vacancy. Applications are only accepted for positions in which the county is actively recruitment. Applications received for non-advertised positions or general/global applications will be rejected.

Applications are available:

  • Online by visiting: www.co.clarion.pa.us/how_do_i/apply_for/employment_opportunities/index.php
  • In person by visiting the Clarion County Human Resources Office on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building located at 330 Main Street, Clarion, PA 16214
  • By fax or e-mail. You should contact the Clarion County Human Resources office by calling 814-226-4000 EXT 2909 to share your email address or fax number.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday March 9, 2022 at 4 p.m.

CLARION COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CLARION COUNTY IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY SHOULD CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT 814-226-4000 EXT 2909 FOR ASSISTANCE.

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