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Resident Initiatives Coordinator (Local Government)

Employment Opportunity: The Nanticoke Housing Authority currently has one full-time vacancy for a Resident Initiatives Coordinator (Local Government).

Applications will only be accepted between January 8, 2018 and January 22, 2018. When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Luzerne County. Employment preference will be given to residents of Nanticoke. You must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid.

Job Duties: You will perform liaison work between public and private local community service organizations and residents of public housing facilities. You will provide information and referral services to residents concerning resources available to meet their particular social interests and economic needs. You will plan, coordinate, and arrange social and recreational activities for residents.

In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, must pass the associated civil service exam, and must meet the following minimum requirements: one year of experience in public or private human relations or counseling work, and a bachelor’s degree in one of the social sciences or in education OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Starting Salary: $35,000/annually, plus benefits. (Salary is negotiable depending on experience.)

Have job-specific questions? Please contact Ryan Verazin by e-mail at rverazin@nanticokehousing.org or by phone at (570) 258-1480.

Have application or testing questions? 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. Select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2000-069 for Resident Initiatives Coordinator to submit your application. You will be tested after your qualifications are reviewed. The test will be scheduled as soon as possible after the announcement closes for application and your eligibility has been determined. The test will be held at 135 Franklin Avenue in Scranton. You may take the test once under this announcement.

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


Nanticoke Housing Authority
1 East Green Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634