Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) – Delaware County C&Y

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Reference #: 4537221

Delaware County Department of Human Services Office of Children and Youth Services has an immediate opening for a Clerk Typist 2.  We are currently seeking motivated and compassionate individuals to join our team and perform the clerical work necessary to provide case management, counseling, and related supportive services to children and families in need. We offer a supportive work environment, an excellent benefit package, and opportunities for career advancement. If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply today.


As a Clerk Typist 2, you will perform a variety of clerical tasks within strict timeframes in support of our mission to provide immediate safety and protection for at risk children in our community. This includes interacting with agency staff, various government offices, and professionals, as well as receptionist duties maintaining and distributing supplies and forms, logging drug test kits, and dispensing tokens, gift cards, and Septa passes. You will also operate our phone switchboard, handle room reservations, and take meeting minutes.

Your work will involve maintaining case material through typing, proofreading, copying, scanning, and filing, as well as monitoring and providing routine maintenance for our fax machine and other office equipment. You may also have the opportunity to provide clerical coverage in other office sites, if needed to maintain effective office functions for our agencys mission. Join a team where your clerical work will make a positive impact on the lives of children and families in your community!

Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Full-time employment
Work hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.
Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
Six months as a Clerk Typist 1 and educational development to the level of eighth grade; or
Completion of a high school business curriculum which included at least one typing course; or
Any combination of equivalent experience and training.

Other Requirements:
You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:
You must pass a background investigation.
This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:
Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


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 for veterans, go to and click the Veterans Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.


Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position.  No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
You must provide complete and accurate information or:
your score may be lower than deserved.
you may be disqualified.
You may only apply/test once for this posting.
Your results will be provided via email.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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