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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.

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 race, color, religion, sex, 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$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.  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: 3/20/2015
Expires: 6/1/2015
Requisition Number: 311000-04-15A

Prison$20.76
Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Teacher.  An employee in this position is responsible for professional work in remedial, vocational and continuing education.  An employee in this position plans and delivers instructions; identifies resources; administers diagnostic and achievement tests; evaluates student progress; and makes appropriate recommendations consequent to same.  The incumbent reports to the Education Coordinator and ultimately to the Deputy Warden for Treatment.
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in elementary, secondary, special, or adult education or a related field, plus one year of experience in education and a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate.  Advanced coursework in corrections education may be substituted at the rate of 30 academic credits per year of professional experience.  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: 4/10/2015
Expires: 5/1/2015
Requisition Number: 311000-06-15

MDJ J. Lenker$10.43
Magisterial District Judge J. Lenker 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: 4/13/2015
Expires: 4/27/2015
Requisition Number: 241001-01-15A

Children & Youth$Salary Commensurate with Experience
Dauphin County Social Services for Children & Youth is currently accepting applications for the full-time
position of Administrator 4.  This position requires the leadership, organization and management of all aspects of the department.  An employee in this position will plan and budget the work of the department.   The employee will direct the service managers who oversee the supervisors by ensuring the day-to-day work of the department is being conducted in a timely manner in full compliance with all applicable statutes, regulations, policies and directives.  The employee will oversee the development, County approval, and submission of the County Child Welfare Needs Based Budget and Plan.  The employee will plan, recommend award of, and monitor outside-provider contracts in consultation with the County Solicitor’s Office.  The employee will continuously review program effectiveness through both internal quality assurance review processes and external program and contract monitoring processes.  The employee will interface with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services regarding the delivery of child welfare related services in Dauphin County.
 
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements:  Five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of social services, including three years in an administrative or supervisory capacity in a children and youth social services program agency; or five years of experience within the Human Services community involving quality assurance and delivery of responsibilities; business management experience, public administration experience, or personnel management experience is preferred.  A bachelor’s degree is required.  Management and business degrees and/or training are preferred.
 
Other Requirements:  A valid driver’s license, a favorable criminal background check and favorable child abuse and FBI clearances are required.  Working during non-traditional hours may at times be 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.  Both forms may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources. 

Posted: 4/23/2015
Expires: 5/23/2015
Requisition Number: 524200-05-15

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