Employment Opportunities

County Positions (Non-Civil Service)

The Wayne County Commissioners will accept unsolicited employment applications at the Wayne County Commissioners Office, 3rd Floor, Wayne County Courthouse. These applications will be held for 3 months only. Applications for Corrections Officers will be forwarded directly to the Warden for his file. Applications for Deputy Sheriff will be forwarded directly to the Sheriff for his file.
Available positions will be posted on-line on the County Website, under Employment Opportunities; some positions may be advertised in the Wayne Independent. Once an opening is posted, unsolicited applications will be reviewed and may be pulled for consideration depending on content of application. Positions requiring Civil Service listing must follow those specific guidelines.

Current county employees are eligible to apply for any available non-civil service openings that may be posted by submitting a letter of interest. If a current county employee is successful in being selected for the open position there may be salary adjustments necessary, depending on the position transferring from and to, as well as other employment regulations covering the position.

Civil Service Departments and Positions

Employment opportunities with the Wayne County Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging, Children and Youth, Drug and Alcohol or Behavioral & Developmental Programs/Early Intervention) are covered through the Pennsylvania Civil Service System. For more information on specific job titles utilized in Local Government, please see list below.

Information to assist with testing: Letter to applicants applying, Veterans Preference Brochure, How to get a civil service job



911 Dispatch Trainees


Wayne County 911 is seeking qualified applicants for Dispatch trainees at the 911 Communications Center.  Applicants must possess good communication skills, able to multi task, be organized and professional in demeanor.  Knowledge of emergency services  and county geography is a plus.  Applicants can submit a county application or resume to Betsy Turner, 911 Manager 43 Volunteer Drive Honesdale, Pa. 18431.

Food Service Worker, Full-Time and Part-Time position available, Wayne County Correctional Facility


Wayne County Correctional Facility is now accepting applications for Full-time and Part-time Food Service Worker. Formal culinary training and ServSafe certification preferred. Candidate should have minimum two years experience in lead kitchen role. Physical requirements, lifting and moving boxes, standing for long periods of time, working with inmates in food preparation required. Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week, part-time-approx. 20 hours per week. Applications can be obtained from the Commissioner’s office, 3rd Floor, Wayne County Courthouse or at the Prison, 44 Mid-Wayne Drive, Texas Twp. during normal business hours. For more information, contact Mike Dadig at 253-5970 ext. 1522 or mdadig@waynecountypa

Part Time Correctional Officers

Posted: 1/23/2013

Wayne County Correctional Facility is accepting applications for Part Time Correctional Officers. The Wayne County Correctional Facility is located at 44 Mid-Wayne Drive, which is off of Route 6, in Texas Twp, PA. This Correctional Facility houses both Male and Female offenders in various housing units. Job duties include the care, custody, and control of incarcerated offenders. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and posses a valid driver’s license. All applicants must complete and pass a basic knowledge exam, criminal history record check and urinalysis drug screen prior to employment. Applications may be obtained at the Wayne County Correctional Facility, or the Wayne County Courthouse. Any further questions please contact Deputy Warden John Masco at 570-253-2621 or JMasco@waynecountypa.gov.

Job Description



The following Departments under the Wayne County Human Services Department of Wayne County Government are Civil Service covered positions through the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission. Job titles in underlined green text are tests which often have openings. PLEASE note these are County positions and carry county salaries and benefit package.

Please contact Juliann Doyle, at 253-4262, Ext. 3111 for more information on how to apply and test through the civil service system. Email: jdoyle@waynecountypa.gov. A phone call to set up an appointment is recommended. Apply on line at: www.scsc.state.pa.us to apply and test at the Lackawanna County Career Link (570-963-4671 – 135 Franklin Avenue, Scranton). The County of Wayne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Wayne County Departments that hire through the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission are:

Area Agency on Aging (AAA);

Children and Youth Services (C&Y)

Drug and Alcohol Commission (D&A)

Behavioral and Developmental Programs and Early Intervention (B&DP/EI)

Wayne County Transportation System (WCTS)


The above departments are seeking qualified applicants to take civil service tests for entry level future potential vacancies due to resignation or retirement:


CLERK TYPIST 1 & 2 (Local Government) – Civil Service test announcement number 2005-568 – Job Codes L0031 and L0032 – must pass a 40 WPM typing test and a written test

COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICE AIDE 1, 2, 3 (Local Government) – Civil Service test announcement number 1995-574 – Job Codes L0620, L0621 and L0622. Must pass written test. C&Y and B&DP/EI hire this job title.

COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 & 2 (Local Government) Civil Service Test Announcement number 2006-713 – Job Codes L0623 and L0624. Minimum: 12 college credits in the social sciences AND 3.5 years of casework experience OR a 4 year degree with the 12 credits in social sciences. MUST pass test.   C&Y and B&DP/EI are the departments that hire from this list for caseworker positions.


Fiscal Officer Test Announcement 2013-111 – Job Code L0315 – 6 college credits in accounting and experience and/or training. Must pass test.

Fiscal Technician / Fiscal Assistant Test Announcement 2010-023 – Job Codes L0360 & L0380. Experience and training required. Must pass test.

Accountant 1 (Local Government) Test Announcement 2013-060 – Job Code L0311 – requires 15 credits in accounting. Must pass test.

AGING CASE AIDE 1 & 2 (Local Government) – Test Announcement 2010-017 – Job Code L0608 & L0609 – Must pass test.

AGING CARE MANAGER 1 & 2 (Local Government) Test Announcement 2006-837 – Job Codes L0647 & L0635 – Minimum 12 college credits in the social sciences AND 3.5 years of casework experience OR a 4 year degree with 12 credits in social sciences. MUST pass test.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION SPECIALIST (Local Government) – Test Announcement 2009-106 – Job Code L0681- Bachelors Degree plus on one year of experience and must pass test.

SENIOR CENTER OPERATOR 1 & 2 (Local Government) – Test Announcement 2013-073 – Job Code L0811 & L0812 – 3 months of experience and must pass test.

COUNTY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERALIST 1(Local Government) – Test Announcement 2012-073 – Job Code L0462 – Associates Degree in computers or experience and training, must pass test.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST AND TRAINEE (Local Government) – Test Announcement 2013-006 – Job Code L0685 & L0686 Bachelors degree with 18 credits in the social sciences and must pass test.