Executive & Administrative

Legal Assistant I/II – Criminal Prosecution Section - Criminal Law Division: Harrisburg (00229513)

This is legal work in assisting attorneys in the practice of law in a section that investigates and prosecutes a broad spectrum of crimes.  Employees in this position perform the review, analysis, and processing of legal correspondence and documents.   This position entails a variety of legal clerical and staff support work related to the processing of the many legal documents required through all stages of a criminal case such as logging in new cases, organizing documentary evidence, and tracking statistics related to cases handled by the section.  Additional duties include word processing and formatting of legal documents from written or dictated sources, drafting responses to routine inquiries from citizens and other governmental officials, maintaining legal files, preparing trial binders, and organizing exhibits.  This work typically involves handling sensitive and confidential matters consistent with attorney-client privilege.   Legal clerical and staff support work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of a higher level supervisor or attorney who reviews the work for timeliness, accuracy, correct formatting, and adherence to procedural and other legal requirements.
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Clerk Typist II/III – Tobacco Enforcement Section - Public Protection Division: Harrisburg (00276029)

An employee in this position performs moderately complex/complex clerical work in a section that is tasked with implementing the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Act and the Tobacco Product Manufacturer Directory Act which were passed to enforce the Master Settlement Agreement of November 1998, the result of the Commonwealth’s lawsuit against the tobacco industry.  The position requires the utilization of typing skills; the processing of a variety of documents including, but not limited to, correspondence, reports, transactions and transmittals, and similar documents; verifying information; and performing arithmetic calculations.  Work assignments will involve providing secretarial services to one or more individuals as well as data entry and document management through computers and electronic scanning equipment.  Work is subject to periodic changes in operating procedures and requires some adaptability to shifts in work schedule.  Employees work with considerable independence within standard operating procedures; however, detailed supervisory guidance and review is received for new or unusual situations and changes in operating procedures and policies.
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Senior Application Developer – Information Technology Section - Operations Division: Harrisburg (00259852)

This position is responsible for the design, implementation, and support of custom software applications and the modification, integration, and support of commercial software.  The Senior Applications Developer will work closely with other developers, database administrators, members of the IT Infrastructure Unit, and end users.  He/she will be responsible for tasks ranging across the full development process and product life cycle including visiting with users to analyze processes, designing solutions, gathering feedback throughout the design process, implementation of business solutions, working with end users to ensure the solution meets their needs and expectations, and, when necessary, system maintenance and upkeep.
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Economist – Antitrust Section - Public Protection Division: (12341801)

This is professional analytical work in the research, analysis, manipulation, interpretation, and presentation of economic information in a section which helps protect the free enterprise system by detecting anti-competitive prices and taking legal action to stop them.  Acting as a watchdog to maintain a free and open marketplace, the section brings legal actions to recover overcharges paid by consumers and state agencies as a result of violations of state and federal antitrust laws.  The section also reviews and challenges mergers which may result in consumers or state agencies paying higher prices or which may harm Pennsylvania’s economy.   The Economist will use economic theory and empirical modeling to analyze antitrust questions and make policy recommendations.  An employee in this position will work with lawyers and investigators on investigations and litigation and will also coordinate cases with outside economic and industry experts.  Work may also be performed for other sections within the Office on non-Antitrust matters.
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Legal Assistant I/II – Criminal Prosecutions Section - Criminal Law Division: Norristown (00033887)

This is legal work in assisting attorneys in the practice of law in a section that investigates and prosecutes a broad spectrum of crimes.  Employees in this position perform the review, analysis, and processing of legal correspondence and documents.   This position entails a variety of legal clerical and staff support work related to the processing of the many legal documents required through all stages of a criminal case such as logging in new cases, organizing documentary evidence, and tracking statistics related to cases handled by the section.  Additional duties include word processing and formatting of legal documents from written or dictated sources, drafting responses to routine inquiries from citizens and other governmental officials, maintaining legal files, preparing trial binders, and organizing exhibits.  This work typically involves handling sensitive and confidential matters consistent with attorney-client privilege.   Legal clerical and staff support work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of a higher level supervisor or attorney who reviews the work for timeliness, accuracy, correct formatting, and adherence to procedural and other legal requirements.
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Financial Enforcement Business Manager – Financial Enforcement Section - Civil Law Division: Harrisburg (00105077)

The Business Manager of the Financial Enforcement Section (“FES”) will manage a complex and confidential array of collection, bankruptcy, litigation and execution matters housed within the Civil Law Division of the Office of Attorney General (“OAG”).  These underlying matters are pursued by OAG attorneys and internal and external non-attorney collectors in furtherance of the OAG’s statutory collection efforts on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its agencies.  The Business Manager is dedicated to the FES and will work with its Chief Deputy Attorney General and coordinate with referring agencies, FES attorneys and internal/external collectors to make sure the Commonwealth’s collection efforts are pursued in the most timely, efficient and effective manner possible. The Business Manager will assist in supervising the OAG’s approximately 5-member, non-attorney collections group.
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Accountant III – Comptroller Section - Operations Division: Harrisburg (50310471)

This is supervisory or advanced professional accounting work in the classification, analysis, and reporting of financial data.   An employee in this class is responsible for the analysis of complex financial statements and transactions and the preparation of documentation, financial statements and reports to control and account for state, federal, and restricted account funds.  Employees in this class supervise large and difficult recording and reporting functions or perform advanced accounting work involving responsibility for the accounting operations of a complex program or fund, or a number of varied programs or funds.  Employees perform a wide variety of professional accounting work, but some assignments require an emphasis upon a specific accounting specialty.  Supervision is exercised over a professional, technical, or clerical staff.  Work is performed within general guidelines and is subject to a review by a professional superior for effectiveness through conferences and an examination of reports.  
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Clerk III – Financial Enforcement Section - Civil Law Division: Harrisburg (50364859)

This position performs complex clerical work involving the processing of documents in a unit that collects taxes and other debts owed to the Commonwealth.  Work includes the responsibility for all aspects of clerical work processes or activities and routinely involves making independent decisions concerning the process to be followed, the appropriateness of the information to be processed, and the actions to be taken.  Although work is performed with considerable independence and little review, changes in operational standards, procedures, and work policies are discussed in detail with the supervisor prior to implementation.
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Financial Enforcement Technician – Financial Enforcement Section - Civil Law Division: Harrisburg (50364859)

This position performs technical work involving the collection of taxes and other debts owed to the Commonwealth.  An employee in this class is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that arrangements are made for the collection, through various means, of past due accounts owed to the Commonwealth by various sources.  Work involves contact with the debtors or their legal representatives, governmental personnel, legislative representatives, or corporate officers either by phone or correspondence.  Utilizing a working knowledge of department policies and regulations for the agencies represented as well as applicable Commonwealth statutes, the employee reviews sundry fiscal documents and/or data to determine payment plans, compromises, or write offs.  Work is generally conducted with limited supervisory review or constraints.  However, unusual situations are discussed with an administrative supervisor to determine the proper mode of approach.
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Clerk Typist I/II – Charitable Trusts and Organizations - Public Protection Division: Pittsburgh (00075887)

An employee in this class performs clerical work which requires the utilization of typing skills and the processing of a variety of documents, including, but not limited to; correspondence, reports, transactions and transmittals, and similar documents as well as verifying information, performing arithmetic calculations, and assisting the public in completing governmental forms.  Work assignments will involve providing secretarial services to one or more individuals as well as data entry and document management through computer terminals and electronic scanning equipment.  Work may involve providing training and guidance to new employees and fulfilling a lead worker role for routine clerical operations.  Work is subject to periodic changes in operating procedures and requires some adaptability to shifts in work schedule.  Employees work with considerable independence within standard operating procedures, however, detailed supervisory guidance and review is received for new or unusual situations and changes in operating procedures and policies.
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Forensic Accountant – Litigation Support Section - Operations Division: Harrisburg (50326982)

The Forensic Accountant (“FA”) is an entry-level position charged with performing professional accounting and analytical work necessary to meet agency investigatory and prosecutorial goals.  The FA will be tasked with cases and projects arising out of the Criminal, Civil, and Public Protection Divisions and provides a variety of accounting services including; financial investigations, formation of expert opinions, critique of opposing expert opinions, and expert testimony, as necessary.
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