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By | August 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Administrative Officer 2

Salary : $52,851 – $80,372 a year

Company : Commonwealth of PA

Location : Remote US


Are you interested in working in a creative environment that develops and provides state of the art educational opportunities to professionals combating Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in PA? The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is the place for you.


This position’s purpose is to establish execute and continuously improve a statewide needs-based system of training for SUD gambling professionals and other stakeholders in Pennsylvania.

The position will assess the educational needs of the field; evaluate course content and the performance of contracted course instructors; recruit and contract with new instructors; work with subject matter experts to update develop and maintain educational content that is current and follows best practice in adult education; execute Training of Trainers events; assist in the administration of an online training management system; and provide technical assistance to instructors students Single County Authorities and other DDAP stakeholders.

You will have the opportunity to have a significant influence on the advancement of DDAP training services in Pennsylvania. This position requires critical thinking skills and a solution focused mindset to identify opportunities for improvement across an extensive catalog of courses. You will work independently and be responsible for in depth analysis of information and issues to promote successful oversight and implementation of training initiatives. This position will allow you to travel throughout the state representing the interests of the department and to foster collaborative relationships with stakeholders at the local and state level.

Certified experience in on-line learning programs a plus!

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday with a 1 hour lunch.
  • May change due to operational need.
  • Travel: As needed
  • Overtime :As needed
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time. In order to telework you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • In office for training events at DDAP headquarters as needed.
  • Salary: In some cases the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email including spam/junk folders for these notices.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year as an Administrative Officer 1; or
  • Three years of experience in progressively responsible and varied office management or staff work including experience in personnel management budgeting or procurement; and a bachelor’s degree; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Other Requirements:
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes cover letters and similar documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e. relevant detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at

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The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit develop and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race color religious creed ancestry union membership age gender sexual orientation gender identity or expression national origin AIDS or HIV status disability or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application including all supplemental questions serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

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