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. The starting salary for the position is $16.79 per hour.
Call Lynn Litzelman at (570) 327-3344 with job-specific questions about these opportunities, or the State Civil Service Commission with questions about the application process, 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.
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 the website at www.scsc.pa.gov
Locations: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services County Assistance Offices throughout Pennsylvania.