Human Resources Department
17 Courthouse
Mercer, PA 16137
(724)-662-7514
Fax: 724-662-2189
  hr@mcc.co.mercer.pa.us

Office Hours:
Monday ~ Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Except Holidays




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Positions Currently Available

Clerical Assistant | Custodial Supervisor



Position: Clerical Assistant Posted: December 11, 2017 Deadline: December 29, 2017 2

 

Department:  Mercer County Tax Assessment

 

Position Title:   Clerical Assistant

 

Pay Classification:   TCC 04 (Starting Wage - $15.18/hr.)

 

Reports To:    Director of Tax Assessment and Tax Claim

 

Date of Job Description Creation/Update:  12/11/2017

 

 

Overall Descriptions of the Position: 

 

Performs general to complex clerical duties such as typing, filing, proofreading, copying, and customer service in relation to taxes and assessments authorized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of one to three years of related experience preferred.
  • Property or real estate knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of property taxes and the assessment of them a plus.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use  Microsoft Office Products (Basic Word and Excel understanding and use required)
  • Professional Verbal and Written Communication
  • Basic Mathematical Skills for the purpose understanding the calculation of assessed property values and various other calculations utilized by the department on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work against tight time deadline.
  • Ability to maintain records and files on a daily basis.
  • Must be organized at all times.
  • Ability to type quickly and efficiently.  Accuracy is of utmost importance.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals either on computer or calculator
  • Basic record keeping and book keeping skills.
  • Ability to use computer or calculator with speed and accuracy.
  • Must establish and maintain an effective working relationship, both over the phone and in person with members of the public.
  • Ability to communicate  and work with various other county departments
  • Must be detail oriented.

 

 

Position Duties:

 

  • Types letter, forms, reports, contracts, and other correspondence.
  • Photocopies, scans, or images various types of legal documents
  • Proofreads various documents.
  • Prepares and maintains ledgers of department funds.
  • Prepares and files financial reports.
  • Provides regular customer service for members of the public, Attorney, Tax Collectors and other Elected and appointed County, Municipal or School District Officials.
  • Ability to interpret maps using specialized equipment and provide details to the public as required.
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Must be able to stand, sit, and walk at will.
  • Must have the ability to engage in frequent or constant computer use.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel , squat
  • Must be able to lift up to 20lb on a regular basis and up to 50lb on an occasional basis.

 

How To Apply:

 

Please send the completed standard application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references to the following:

 

                                    Mercer County 

                                    HR Department

                                    17 Courthouse

                                    Mercer, PA 16137

 

Deadline to Apply:  Friday, December 29, 2017

 





Position: Custodial Supervisor Posted: December 11, 2017 Deadline: December 29, 2017 2

 

Department:   Mercer County Maintenance Department

 

Position Title:  Custodial Supervisor

 

Pay Classification: P&A 04 (Entry $16.03/hr)

 

Reports To:  Facilities Manager

 

Date of Job Description Creation/Update:  11/30/2017

 

Hours of Work:  Full Time (35 hrs. per week), M-F evenings (4:30 PM – 12:00 AM)

 

Overall Descriptions of the Position: 

 

The Custodial Supervisor will be a working supervisor that oversees the custodial cleaning tasks and cleaning staff at all County properties to ensure proper building maintenance and cleanliness.  The Custodial Supervisor will work as part of the cleaning crew.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a combined experience of 5 years in a supervisory level position or in the custodial field position with a minimum of two years in a management level roll.
  • Prior experience in the custodial field a plus.
  • Basic Computer skills are required.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work from ladders, lifts, and in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, bend, twist at will.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Various Industry related Technical Certificates and training may be required post hire.
  • Time outside of the normal work hours may be required on an occasional basis.

 

Position Duties:

  • Manage and oversee all Full Time and Part Time Custodial Staff by:
    • providing direct management and oversight of other Custodial Workers at all county facilities.
    • monitoring the work of custodial workers in coordination with the facilities manager regarding any issues or problems that may arise.
    • reassigning employees to different cleaning areas when routine schedules need to change due to absenteeism of staff (Vacation, Illness, Call-offs, etc.).
    • monitoring cleaning supplies, equipment and materials by performing routine inventory and equipment inspections.
  • overseeing large group cleaning projects as assigned by the facilities manager.
  • providing new hire orientation and ongoing training to Custodial Staff. 
  • Performs all cleaning task with the custodial staff and functions as a working supervisor while rotating their schedule through all facilities:
  • Performs manual tasks and mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, polishing, and emptying waste paper baskets in assigned rooms or offices and other areas of a public building or institution.
  • Dusts and cleans offices where care must be taken that papers and materials are not disarranged.
  • Cleans windows, marble and brass embellishments and dusts books.
  • Cleans and scrubs lavatories, polishes fixtures, mirrors and furniture surfaces.
  • Replenishes lavatory supplies.
  • Cleans and dusts Venetian blinds, window sills and ledges.
  • Performs such other related tasks and duties as may be assigned or required.
  • Generate/revise/maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the Custodial staff.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Work Locations:  Mercer County Courthouse and surrounding buildings

 

 

How To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest, salary history, resume, and three references and the standard County of Mercer Application to the following:

                                    Mercer County 

                                    HR Department

                                    17 Courthouse

                                    Mercer, PA 16137

 

Deadline to Apply:  Friday, December 29, 2017