County Caseworker I - Full-Time (Civil Service Position)

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County Of Armstrong Kittanning , PA 16201

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Position filled by PA State Civil Service Examination List. Applicant must be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Service rules.SCSC Application Start Date:9/14/2022 thru 9/27/2022For additional information, please go to www.employment.pa.govArmstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
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County Caseworker I - Full-Time (Civil Service Position)

County Of Armstrong