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​Application Process:  Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website.  The application may also 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.

The option to participate in Dauphin County’s Deferred Compensation Plan and Dauphin County’s Employee Assistance Program through Mazzitti and Sullivan is available to all employees from the start of their employment.

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.

Department of Public Safety$9.43
Dauphin County Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the varied shift position of Part Time Security Officer.  An employee in this position will be responsible for controlling or surveying assigned County structures and premises; operating authorized electronic, electrical, and electrode-mechanical security devices in accordance with established policy and procedure; completing standardized logs and reports; documenting and investigating events observed or reported; and making appropriate notifications within and without County government.  Incumbent will attend mandated instruction classes, establish and maintain associated certifications, and report to the shift supervisor daily. 
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program. At least one (1) year of security experience, preferred.  May possess or acquire the following certifications: Act 235 Lethal Weapons, CPR/First Aid, and Passive Restraint Training.  The qualified candidate must be at least 18 years of age by the date of hire. 
 
Application Process: Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 11/3/2016
Expires: 2/3/2017
Requisition Number: 172000-04-16

Facility Maintenance$7.62
Dauphin County Facility Maintenance is currently accepting applications for the part-time, evening shift position of Part Time Custodian (Downtown).  An employee in this position cleans and maintains assigned areas, buildings, facilities and grounds within the County’s downtown complex. 
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program, plus 6-12 months working experience in a custodial environment, preferred.  A valid driver’s license and positive driving record a plus.  
 
Application Process: Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.
 

Posted: 11/3/2016
Expires: 2/3/2017
Requisition Number: 171000-07-16

Prison $17.44
Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the part-time, varied shift position of Part Time Prison 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.  Ten (10)-hour and twenty (20)-hour per week positions are available.  The incumbent reports to the Education Supervisor 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; one year of experience in education; and a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate with Act 48 compliance.  Advanced coursework in corrections education may be substituted at the rate of 30 academic credits per year of professional experience.  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: Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: 1/4/2017
Expires: 2/4/2017
Requisition Number: 311500-01-17

Public Safety$13.02
Dauphin County Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the varied shift position of Part Time Telecommunicator Trainee.  An employee in this position will be responsible for processing 911 calls, providing emergency medical, fire and police pre-arrival and/or post-dispatch instructions and dispatching police, fire, and EMS.  He/she receives and directs telephone, radio and data communications, collecting pertinent information and dispatching units using radio and computer-aided dispatch system; determines priority, nature and location of emergency and non-emergency calls and status of units on and off assignment; maintains complete and accurate records, logs and reports on calls for a variety of services; operates a variety of teletype, computer, and radio equipment, monitors equipment for correct functioning, making record checks, computer entries, confirming and updating status of warrants; operates various types of communications equipment in a calm and competent manner including digital encoding alarm or units/personnel and a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD).
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program; one year of experience working with radio and computer equipment, preferably in the field of law enforcement, fire or medical dispatching.  Within one (1) year of employment, employee must successfully complete the National Academy’s Emergency Fire Dispatch Protocol System, Emergency Medical Dispatch Protocol System, Emergency Police Dispatch Protocol System and Emergency Telecommunicator Course. A valid driver’s license and positive driving record and 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.  Both forms may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources. 
 

Posted: 12/14/2016
Expires: 1/31/2017
Requisition Number: 321000-03-16

Commissioners' Office $7.69
Dauphin County Commissioners’ Office is currently accepting applications for the positions of Part Time County Government Intern.  Internships with the Dauphin County Commissioners will provide undergraduate or graduate students with experience in the day-to-day operation of county government.  Interns will work with the Commissioners on special projects and with the Chief Clerk to assist with planning and preparation for the weekly public meetings and research issues to aid in developing County policy.  Depending upon the intern’s interest, ability, and experience, internships can focus on a specific area of county government, including, but not limited to, administration, communications, prison and corrections, economic development, human services, and criminal justice.  Please visit www.dauphincounty.org to learn more about Dauphin County government.
 
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements:  Currently earning or possessing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in Business Administration, Political Science, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, and/or related field(s).  Seeking candidates with computer, communications, organizational, and time management skills and a commitment to public service.
 
Application Process:  Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.
 
In addition to the employment application, please submit to Human Resources a current resume listing school work, employment history and extracurricular activities, if applicable; a cover letter outlining the reasons you are interested in the internship; and at least one writing sample.

Posted: 1/11/2017
Expires: 3/22/2017
Requisition Number: 111000-01-17

Controller $7.69
Dauphin County Controller’s Office is currently accepting applications for the positions of Part Time Summer Intern.  Internships with the Dauphin County Controller will provide undergraduate or graduate students with experience in the day-to-day operation of the Controller’s office.  Interns will assist staff in daily tasks and help complete special projects that the Controller’s office has undertaken in 2017.  Depending upon the intern’s interest, ability, and experience, internships can focus on a specific area of the Controller’s office, including, but not limited to, administration, accounts payable, auditing, accounting, pensions and investments. Please visit www.dauphincounty.org to learn more about Dauphin County government.
 
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements:  Currently earning a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in Business Administration, Political Science, Public Administration, Finance, and/or related field(s).  Seeking candidates with computer, communications, organizational, and time management skills and a commitment to public service.
 
Application Process:  Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.
 
In addition to the employment application, please submit to Human Resources a current resume listing school work, employment history and extracurricular activities, if applicable; a cover letter outlining the reasons you are interested in the internship; and at least one writing sample.

Posted: 1/11/2017
Expires: 2/24/2017
Requisition Number: 131000-03-17

Judicial Center$17.58
Dauphin County Judicial Center is currently accepting applications for the part-time, varied shift position of Part Time Judicial Center Officer.  An employee in this position ensures the efficient processing of detainees through Dauphin County’s centralized booking/processing center.  This is to include ensuring the safety and the security of those persons detained and working closely with all law enforcement agencies to provide a timely transfer of custody to the Judicial Center. 
 
Minimum Education, Experience and Training Requirements:  Graduation from high school or an accredited equivalency program; Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Science, Psychology, or related field preferred.  The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age by the date of hire and must acquire and maintain the following certifications:  CPR/First Aid, AED, Passive Restraint Training, Taser, Oleoresin Capsicum, PPCT-Restraint Training, and Fire Safety.  A favorable criminal background check is required.
    
Application Process:  Interested persons must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment, available from the Dauphin County website at www.dauphincounty.org/government/Human-Resources/Employment.  The application may also be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.
 

Posted: 1/11/2017
Expires: 2/1/2017
Requisition Number: 263000-02-17

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