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​Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach their resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment. Applicants must attach transcripts or other required documentation evidencing qualifications for the position. Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Persons wishing to apply for a posted Dauphin County Prison position should complete an Application for Prison Employment and submit it to the Dauphin County Department of Human Resources.

While Dauphin County does not inquire into an individual’s criminal history at the time of application, with the exception of Prison positions, certain convictions may disqualify an individual from a position.

An excellent Dauphin County (County) paid benefit package is available to all full-time employees the month following 60 days of employment. The County pays 100% of the premium for the following:
 

  • Dental & Vision
  • Term Life Insurance

Premium shared between employee & the County:

  • Medical and Prescription Insurance

The following benefits begin immediately:

  • Vacation, Sick & Personal Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Nine Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan

The County of Dauphin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. In the event you require an accommodation to apply or to participate in the selection process, please contact the County Department of Human Resources at (717) 780-6230.

Prison$21.07
Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Maintenance Worker.  An employee in this position performs repairs, maintenance, and minor construction of Prison structures, equipment, and premises, and supervises Prison inmates in tasks such as painting and cleaning.  This is a union position. 
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program, plus one year of experience in trade or maintenance work.  The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age by the date of hire.  Following hire, successful completion and maintenance of accreditation/certification in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, use of automatic external defibrillator (AED), and satisfactory completion of Basic Training at the PA Dept. of Corrections Academy or its equivalent is required.  A favorable criminal background check is required.
 
Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources. 

Posted: 1/27/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 311000-04-17

Public Safety$18.43
Dauphin County Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Communications Technician.  An employee in this position is responsible to perform technical and administrative work in the County Emergency Management Agency, with primary focus in supporting the agency’s radio and telephone communications systems.  The employee performs routine maintenance activities at radio tower sites and assists with radio and telephone systems administration.  He/she supports the mission critical operations of the communications network and infrastructure 24 X 7.  Salary is commensurate with experience.
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from an accredited college with a two-year degree in a related field; plus one year’s experience supporting technical systems and users with preference of three years’ experience with emergency services or public safety.  Experience in a related technical or administrative field may be substituted year for year for educational requirements. The successful applicant must possess a clean criminal history, strong mechanical and electrical skills, and have an aptitude in computer technology related towards public safety applications.
 
Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 3/8/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 321000-02-17

Prison $16.19
Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the full-time, varied shift position of Treatment Specialist I.   An employee in this position will provide casework and counseling services to Prison inmates (classified and unclassified; sentenced and unsentenced) on Prison premises.  He/she may work in concert on block with an associated Treatment Specialist II (whose duties he/she may appropriate or share as necessary, or as directed by proper authority), and reports to the Treatment Supervisor, Treatment Coordinator, or Deputy Warden for Treatment Services (as the last directs). This is a union position.
 
Minimum Education, Experience & Training Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social sciences, psychology, education, or a related field; counseling experience preferred. The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age by the date of hire.   A favorable criminal background check is required. 
 
Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applicants must attach transcripts or other required documentation evidencing qualifications for the position.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources. 

Posted: 3/8/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 311000-07-17

Domestic Relations$15.53
Dauphin County Domestic Relations Office is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Enforcement Officer.  The employee in this position ensures compliance by monitoring the enforcement of support orders and the collection of support payments.  Job duties include utilizing the statewide computerized child support database; locating absent parents; interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating payments, reports, case data, and client information.  The employee conducts non-compliance conferences, initiates administrative actions, prepares/presents cases for court, and interviews clients and communicates with others to acquire verifiable case information.  This is a union position.
 
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements: Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program.  Previous experience in a professional office environment and proficiency in computer skills is required.  A valid driver’s license and positive driving record and a favorable criminal background check are required. 
 
Application Process: Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume. Non-county employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 3/17/2017
Expires: 3/31/2017
Requisition Number: 251000--01-17

MDJ Witmer$10.52
Magisterial District Judge Witmer is currently accepting applications for the full-time, day shift position of Legal Clerk.  An employee in this position is responsible for filing and maintenance of case records, substantial data entry, processing of traffic and non-traffic citations, scheduling of hearings, collection of and accounting for fines and costs payments, other typing and receiving and routing phone calls.  This is a union position. 
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program. Experience or education in data processing, bookkeeping, and/or secretarial science is preferred.  Computer knowledge is helpful.  A favorable criminal background check is required.
 
Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.    Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 3/8/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 241014-01-17

Probation Services$11.59
Dauphin County Probation Services (Adult Division) is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Department Clerk 2.  An employee in this position performs clerical work of moderate difficulty, involving heavy typing and answers the phone and directs callers to the proper party.  The employee is also responsible to maintain files on an electronic system and navigate through the case management system; process many standard forms; operate a fax, scanner, and copy machine and deliver inter-office mail.  This is a union position.
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program, with course work in secretarial science and/or a related field; plus any equivalent combination of training and work experience, especially with computers including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.  A favorable criminal background check is required.
 
Application Process:  Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume.  Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applicants must attach transcripts or other required documentation evidencing qualifications for the position.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources. 

Posted: 3/22/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 261000-02-17

Domestic Relations$14.46
Dauphin County Domestic Relations Office is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Assistant Fiscal Officer.  An employee in this position assists the Fiscal Officer in administering the day-to-day operations of the fiscal unit.  He/she participates in financial reporting procedures, manages and reconciles bank and financial records, performs Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement System (PACSES) financial adjustments, provides and recommends fiscal policy guidance, assists in preparing the annual budget and exercising proper financial control, participates in external audits and performs client internal audits.  He/she also supervises staff and responds to operational and management problems and provides the appropriate fiscal support to ensure the efficient delivery of child/spousal support services.
 
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program.  A minimum of three years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping is preferred.  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required; must possess excellent math and accounting skills and the ability to prepare and interpret accurate and detailed financial reports and budgets.  A favorable criminal background check is required. 
 
Application Process: Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach resume. Non-county employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 3/22/2017
Expires: 4/5/2017
Requisition Number: 251000-02-17

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