Thursday , February 2 2023

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Hiring Near Me – Clerical Assistant

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


The Department of Health, Division of Laboratory Improvement, is looking for a highly motivated individual with an attention for detail. This Clerical Assistant 2 position serves as key member to the organization’s mission of licensing and regulating clinical laboratories within the Commonwealth. If you have clerical experience, this may be the position for you!


The Clerical Assistant 2 enters demographic changes to laboratory permits into the PA LabCert database and CLIA database to ensure that information is correct and up to date. Other responsibilities including utilizing the LabCert database to generate laboratory permits, form letters, invoices and reports to notify the laboratory that licensure has been granted, that changes have been processed, or that more information is required. You will sort and distribute incoming mail to ensure that information is updated in a timely manner and that CLIA targets are met regarding the turn-around-time for new applications and changes to certification.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment.
Work hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with 1-hour lunch.
Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time up to one day a week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Exton.
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 Clerical Assistant 1 (commonwealth title); or
Graduation from high school; or
An equivalent combination of experience and training.
Necessary Special Requirement:

This position requires keyboarding skills to meet standards for speed and accuracy.
Other Requirements:

This particular position also requires a current driver’s license which is not under suspension.
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.
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).
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 will 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.

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.

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.

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