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Energy Assistance Worker (44680)

Employment Opportunities:

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) is currently recruiting to fill 100 Energy Assistance Worker vacancies throughout the Commonwealth.

Nature of Work:

This is full-time seasonal employment interviewing applicants and performing related clerical work in taking and processing claims for assistance under the Department of Human Service’s Energy Assistance Program. An employee in this position will participate in on-the-job and formal training courses. Job duties include interviewing applicants seeking assistance for payment of residential energy bills; completing application forms; validating data; performing data entry of information acquired; and contacting appropriate vendors for payment of energy bills.

In order to be considered, applicants must meet Pennsylvania Residency requirement and pass the Civil Service test for Energy Assistance Worker.

Starting Salary: $16.79 per hour

Have job-specific questions about these opportunities? Please call Lynn Litzelman at (570) 327-3344. Have questions about the application process? Please call the State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu. Reference announcement #2017045 for Energy Assistance Worker to submit your application and schedule your test.


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 and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at www.scsc.pa.gov

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
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