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Human Resources

It is the mission of the Human Resources Department to provide personnel resources and continuously seek to improve upon the systems that support County employees and administrators with the essential functions necessary to fulfill their employment-related needs and objectives.
Services Provided
  • Administers employment-related directives from the County Board of Commissioners
  • Negotiates and administers all collective bargaining agreements between the County and its employees
  • Monitors and refers individuals to Employee Assistance Program resources
  • Administers all employee payroll and benefits
  • Conducts periodic labor/management meetings
  • Sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring and disciplining employees of the County
  • Ensures compliance with all legal regulations and standards
  • Provides support for County agencies and departments
  • Facilitates County wide attendance program
  • Develops, implements and evaluates policies, procedures, job descriptions and compensations relating to County positions
  • Manages Civil Service policies and procedures
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA)
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN CAMBRIA COUNTY
The following Civil Service positions are now open:
County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) – Openings in Children & Youth & BH/ID/EI AAA Part Time Van Driver (Local Government) – Openings in Area Agency on Aging AAA Aging Care Manager 1 (Local Government) – Openings in Area Agency on Aging AAA Aging Care Manger 3 (Local Government) – Opening in Area Agency on Aging AAA Aging Care Management Supervisor 1 (Local Government) – Opening in Area Agency on Aging Accountant 1 (Local Government) – Opening in CYS County Fiscal Officer 1 (Local Government) – Opening in Drug & Alcohol Please visit the following website for more information: www.employment.pa.gov Click Open Jobs / View Jobs & Apply, next click Continue to Open Jobs, then search for specific job.
The following NON-Civil Service positions are now open:
Accounts Payable Coordinator The Accounts Payable Coordinator in the Controller’s Office is specialized and advanced clerical work involving the processing and maintaining of financial records related to Accounts Payable. Individual is responsible for the all aspects of recording financial transactions related to Accounts Payable. Individual must be articulate and able to communicate effectively in a positive manner via the phone, internet, and/or in person with various levels of personnel and the general public.  Experience in an Accounts Payable function preferred.  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.  This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a pension plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: County of Cambria, Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA, 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us. Assistant Chief Assessor Field Operator This position will be responsible for managerial and technical work involving the appraising and assessing of all types of property for ad valorem tax purposes on a County-wide basis. An employee in this class supervises and reviews the work of the County Appraisers. Emphasis of the work is on equitable assessment of real property and efficient utilization of staff. Work is performed in accordance with the Commonwealth statutes and requires contact with the public, work associates, and others. Applicant should have a High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by specialized courses in real estate appraisal. In addition to high school diploma, an individual must have considerable experience in real estate appraising and assessment or any equivalent combination of acceptable education, training, and experience. Applicant must have a current CPE license. Employees must provide their own transportation as traveling to various properties in the County is a requirement of the position. This position reports directly to the Director of Tax Assessment, Chief Assessor. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a pension plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: County of Cambria, Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA, 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us. Title Abstractor I / Account Clerk I This position will be responsible for title searches as well as specialized and advanced clerical work involving the maintenance and processing of property tax records and free and clear tax sales. Applicants with a High School Diploma or equivalent, a minimum of two years of experience in all phases of real estate title searches along with some work in the real estate field with practical knowledge of office procedures, or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and work experience in the above areas will be considered.  General directions are received from the Department Director and Supervisor and work is reviewed in terms of adequacy of performance. This position offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, including a pension plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: County of Cambria, Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA, 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us. Tax Assessor The County of Cambria is seeking applicants for an Ad Valorem Tax Assessor. The position involves the assessing of properties within the county. Candidates must have a High School Diploma, minimum of five courses in real estate or equivalent fields, or Associate Degree in related field or a Bachelor’s Degree or have a background in building construction and components. Competitive wage and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: County of Cambria, Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA, 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us.
Full-Time Corrections Officer – Prison
Cambria County Prison, Ebensburg, PA, is seeking individuals to fill open full-time Corrections Officer Positions. Individuals must have, or be willing to complete the mandatory training as required by the Pennsylvania regulations governing adult detention facilities. Starting rate of pay is $20.40/hr. with pay increases based upon the union’s employment contract. Benefits include sick time, holiday pay, shift differential, personal days, vacation days, Healthcare/Dental/Vision coverage, and retirement. Overtime is available. Interested individuals must be willing to work all shifts and mandatory overtime. Please mail or fax resume or application to: Deputy Warden Bill Patterson, Cambria County Prison, 425 Manor Drive, Ebensburg, PA 15931, (P): 814-472-1363 or (F): 814-472-1367. Clerk Typist 1/Float in the Elections Office This position performs a variety of clerical duties. Minimum of a high diploma is requested. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, in confidence to: County of Cambria Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us
Telecommunicators – Department of Emergency Services
Candidates engage in receiving emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching personnel and equipment, and providing pre-arrival instructions to callers. Must exercise the ability to think, comprehend, interpret and analyze the root of existing and ever changing situations making appropriate recommendations when receiving emergency or non-emergency calls. High School diploma or equivalency is required. Applications can be found at this website. Mail completed application to the Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or fax to 814-472-1457.
Clerk Typist – Accepting applications for all clerical positions
Candidates work independently performing a variety of advanced and general clerical tasks, which requires independent judgement and actions. Responsibility for the overall clerical functions of the office. High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Prior clerical experience is preferred. Watchman/Custodian Cambria County Government is seeking qualified applicants for this position in the Maintenance Department.  Must have the ability to perform general custodial work; perform routine safety checks in buildings. Minimum of a high school diploma required.  Monday – Wednesday, 4:00 pm – Midnight at the Courthouse, off Thursday and Friday, work Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the CPC Building in Johnstown.  Competitive wage and benefit package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, in confidence to: County of Cambria Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us. Watchman/Custodian Cambria County Government is seeking qualified applicants for this position in the Maintenance Department.  Must have the ability to perform general custodial work; perform routine safety checks in buildings. Minimum of a high school diploma required.  Thursday and Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 pm – 7:00am, location Courthouse.  Competitive wage and benefit package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, in confidence to: County of Cambria Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us. The Account Clerk I/II – Float in the Recorder of Deeds Office This position is responsible for the complex clerical tasks involved in maintaining journals, ledgers and other fiscal records and reviewing vouchers and other accounting forms for proper classification. This work involves the recording of documents and collection of taxes without direct supervision and possessing the ability to make decisions in accordance with County policies and practices. General directions are received from the Recorder of Deeds or a Deputy Recorder and work is reviewed in terms of adequacy and performance. Applicant should have a High School Diploma or equivalent and one year of experience as an Account Clerk or general office work involving maintenance of financial records preferably supplemented by courses in bookkeeping, accounting and or any combination of education and work experience in the above areas will be considered. Employees must possess general computer skills and have knowledge of basic software programs. In addition, to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: County of Cambria, Human Resources Department, 401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239, Ebensburg, PA, 15931 or email: Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us.   For employment applications, please click the applications folder under the heading related documents and download the PDF. PDF file can then be attached and sent to Humanresources@co.cambria.pa.us
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Staff:
Gina M. Sowers, Director of Human Resources

Amy Glessner, Assistant Director of Human Resources

Darcy Dishong, Payroll Coordinator

Janelle Sisco, Assistant Payroll Coordinator

Patricia Lee, Human Resources Specialist

Amanda Eckenrod, Human Resources Generalist

Donna Delozier, Human Resources Clerk

Location:
Human Services Building
401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 239
Ebensburg, PA 15931

Phone: (814) 472-1610

Fax:
(814) 472-2127
(814) 472-1457

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.

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200 South Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931

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