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Homemaker (Local Government)

Employment Opportunity: The Bradford County Office of Human Services currently has one vacancy for Homemaker (Local Government).

Applications will only be accepted between April 24, 2017, and May 5, 2017. When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Bradford County.

Job Duties: You will provide services of instructional nature to persons in their homes, which includes budgeting, shopping, housekeeping, transporting clients, maintaining personal health and hygiene, applying basic first aid, planning and preparing nutritionally balanced meals, and parenting skills. You will complete progress reports. You will complete safety assessments. You will make recommendations to the family’s plan. In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, must pass the associated civil service exam, and must meet the qualifications for Homemaker (Local Government).

Qualifications for Homemaker (Local Government): Two years of experience in home management, child care, or care of the mentally or physically disabled; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Legal Requirements: Some of the positions in these job titles come under the provisions of the Older Adults Protective Services Act. Final candidates will need to obtain a report of criminal record information from the Pennsylvania State Police or a statement that the State Police Central Repository contains no information relating to you. If you are a final candidate but have not been a resident for 2 years prior to the date that you received notification that you are a final candidate, you are also required to furnish a report of Federal Criminal History Record Information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Some of the positions come under the Child Protective Services Law; you will have to provide reports on your background, at your own expense, from such sources as the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

Starting Salary: $24,843/annually

Please contact the agency for information about the benefits package.

Have questions? Please contact Cheryl DeKay at dekayc@bradfordco.org or (570) 265-1770, ext. 2945.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage. Select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2013-066 for Homemaker to submit your application. The test will be scheduled as soon as possible after the announcement closes for application. You may take the test once under this announcement. The test will be held in Scranton at 135 Franklin Avenue.

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.

Bradford County Office of Human Services
220 Main Street, Unit 1
Towanda, PA 18848