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Administrative Assistant
The Bedford County Planning Commission and Human Resources Departments are accepting resumes for an Administrative Assistant position. The Administrative Assistant will be a full-time position and the qualified individual will be assisting both departments. 
Duties will include, but not limited to:

  1. Provide front desk and phone support.
  2. Maintain inventory and supply lists and preparing supply request orders.
  3. Maintain contract documents for leased equipment.
  4. Maintain paper files for staff utilizing standardized filing format; move files to permanent storage as needed.
  5. Maintain spreadsheet and email lists of Planning Commission contacts, and overall municipal contacts.
  6. Prepare and mail packets to Planning Commission members for monthly board meetings.
  7. Conducted monthly and/or quarterly meter readings for copying and scanning equipment.
  8. Maintain petty cash draw and prepare monthly codding reports for deposits taken to the Treasurer. Submit monthly postage statements to Finance Department.
  9. Complete and submit all invoices for payment to the Finance Department.
  10. Intake of submitted subdivision and land development plans for review. Create paper files and scan documents for use on the server.
  11. Update Planning Commission and Human Resource’s section of the website on a regular basis.
  12. Desktop publishing for the Planning Commission annual report.
  13. Assist CDBG administrator with completion and filing of all necessary financial documentation to the Finance Department for this federally-funded program.
  14. Development of Human Resources quarterly newsletter.
  15. Development of Onboarding presentation with content provided.
  16. Assisting with entering worker’s compensation claims.
  17. Assisting with unemployment claims.
  18. Assisting with development of Summary Plan documents for health care plans.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
1. Education and/or Experience - Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred; focus in Communications or Business Administration (or related field)
2. Computer Skills - Desktop Publishing software; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Adobe Acrobat Software. 

Bedford County is a great place to work with exceptional medical benefits including healthcare and basic vision. Non-union employees may also be eligible for Bedford County's Student Loan Reimbursement Program which offers up to $200.00 a month towards student loans.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documentation to the Director of Human Resources at jlepako@bedfordcountypa.org. 
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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

The Bedford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) is accepting applications for open LPN positions. The BCCF presents a challenging and fast-paced work environment where you will apply hands-on assessments and clinical nursing skills on a day-to-day basis.

You will be tasked with being involved in healthcare emergencies, physical health assessments, initial screenings, medication distribution, nurse sick call, and chronic care clinics. You will also assist physicians, psychiatrists, and dentists.

Some of the duties and responsibilities will include: 
  • maintaining confidentiality of all correctional facility related information
  • identify problems, make recommendations, and assist in developing solutions to resolve healthcare concerns. 
  • encourage the mission and goals of the Correctional Facility
  • Medical care of inmates/patients as a top priority
  • restock supplies
  • keep exam rooms clean
  • perform laboratory draws and in-house testing per correctional facility policy, standard precautions, and per recommended guidelines. 
Bedford County is a great place to work with exceptional medical benefits including healthcare and basic vision. Non-union employees may also be eligible for Bedford County's Student Loan Reimbursement Program which offers up to $200.00 a month towards student loans.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documentation to the Director of Human Resources at jlepako@bedfordcountypa.org. 
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Correctional Officer
The Bedford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) is accepting applications for several open Correctional Officer positions. The BCCF presents a challenging and fast-paced work environment where your primary responsibility will be the care, custody, and control of inmates within the correctional facility. 

You will be tasked with the care, custody, and control of inmates. 

Some of the duties and responsibilities will include: 
  • supervise and record movement and daily activity of inmates in assigned areas
  • perform various activities to preserve the security of all persons in the prison (cell searches, body searches, etc.). 
  • Provides back-up security efforts to other correctional personnel. 
  • monitors visits, church services, treatment programs, and all other inmate activity; 
  • provide minor medical assistance as required; 
  • counsel inmates on personal and institutional problems; 
  • monitor the activities within inmate areas; 
  • Transport and escort inmates to and from medical appointments as required; 
  • perform other duties as required to ensure smooth operations of the department
Bedford County is a great place to work with exceptional medical benefits including healthcare and basic vision. Non-union employees may also be eligible for Bedford County's Student Loan Reimbursement Program which offers up to $200.00 a month towards student loans.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documentation to the Director of Human Resources at jlepako@bedfordcountypa.org.

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Adult/Juvenile Probation Officer

The Bedford County Probation Office is accepting resumes for the position of Adult/Juvenile Probation Officer. This position starts  at $31,500.00. Employees may also be eligible for Bedford County's Student Loan Reimbursement Program which offers up to $200.00 a month towards student loans.

Minimum educational requirement is a bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice or closely related field. Required to pass background checks including Child Abuse Clearances, PSP, CLEAN and driver's record. Must demonstrate personal integrity and professional code of ethics. Must pass basic academy training with both strong physical and mental attributes to maintain employment.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Supervises clients, investigating their activities to ascertain whether they are violating probation/parole regulations, and providing counseling and other services to help them in their personal, social, and economic adjustment in the community.
  • Maintains contact with families, friends, employers, clergy, and other persons concerned with aiding clients in their adjustment to the community.
  • Conducts investigations to determine if pre-parole plans are satisfactory.
  • Makes or assists in making arrests, prepares, or assists in preparing arrest reports.
  • Prepares regular report of activities and contacts completed.
  • Conducts pre-sentence investigations and prepares special reports as required.
  • Maintains regular contacts with probationers and parolees both in the office setting and conducting field work.
  • Must be flexible to work non-traditional hours which, at times, include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Willingness to be “on call” on a rotating basis and be available to other law enforcements agencies as emergency needs arise during non-traditional hours.
  • Attend and complete annual training sessions as scheduled.
  • conduct urinalysis and breath screening to detect possible use/abuse of alcohol and/or controlled substances by clients.
  • Compile information and is prepared to testify at violation hearings.
  • Keep updated on client’s payment status and enforces such.
  • Interviews victims for restitution information and acts as a liaison between the victim and the clients; and
  • Completes all other tasks as assigned by the Director of Probation/Parole Services.

Anyone interested should mail a resume and cover letter to Keith Bowser, Director of Probation/Parole Services, at 200 S. Juliana Street, Attn: Probation Office, Bedford, PA 15522.

Bedford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bedford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords Equal Opportunity to all employee and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, political affiliation or any other legally protected classification.