Energy Assistance Worker Blair CAO

  • Butler, PA

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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Come join our team and help Pennsylvania citizens stay warm during the winter season! The employee in the Energy Assistance Worker position is responsible for determining eligibility for Pennsylvania's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in accordance with state and federal regulations.The Department of Human Services provides a competitive salary, contractual pay increases and opportunity for advancement!Positions are filled in Department of Human Service Offices across the Commonwealth where you will interact with customers either face to face or via telephone. This is a full-time, seasonal position that typically runs from September through April to assist clients in the process of applying for heating assistance. Duties:You will be processing initial benefit applications as well as CRISIS applications for the Blair County Assistance Office's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This is a full-time, seasonal position that runs for 6-8 months during the fall and winter seasons to assist clients in the process of applying for heating assistance.After receiving on-the-job training, you will be performing various duties such as interviewing clients, acting as a liaison with heating vendors, reviewing and completing applications received in order to recommend approval or disapproval of benefits consistent with Federal and State Regulations. The majority of this job is completion work through data entry.Work assignments are limited in scope and performed under the close supervision of an Income Maintenance Supervisor who reviews work for completeness, accuracy and adherence to program regulations. You may perform other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Please note, this is a full time seasonal position (typically lasts from September through April)*** Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Blair County. If no eligible candidates who live within Blair County apply for this position candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.In order to be eligible for this position you must:**Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to Energy Assistance Worker Exam Posting. **Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements.**Be able to perform essential job functions.**Multiple positions may be filled.**Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. **Equal Opportunity Employer/Program - Auxiliary Aids and Services available upon request.**Veterans: 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 Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

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