PA Department Public Welfare

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PA Department Public Welfare Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 24, 2014
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Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Average Difficulty
4 candidate interviews
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Income Maintenancve Case Worker Interview

Income Maintenancve Case Worker

I applied through other source and the process took 3 months - interviewed at PA Department Public Welfare.

Interview Details – Step 1 - take the civil service test. Step 2 - receive a letter in the mail or a phone call to setup an interview. Step 3 - interview will consist of a 3 person interviewing panel. All answers will be recorded and a points system will be used to grade your responses. An offer of employment will come from the office you interviewed in.

Interview Question – Describe a difficult situation you found yourself in and how did you come away from it?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

IMCW Interview

IMCW
Philadelphia, PA

Interviewed at PA Department Public Welfare

Interview Details – If you score in a high enough range on the Civil Service test, you will get to be interviewed by 1 to 3 supervisors from the office you applied to work in. They will ask you a set of questions, but otherwise not talk to you during the interview. You can take your time to answer these questions completely.

Interview Question – They are pretty standard questions involving interoffice dealings and work management.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There is none. State workers have standard salaries and benefits.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Security Officer I Interview

Security Officer I
New Castle, PA

I applied online and the process took 5 months - interviewed at PA Department Public Welfare in June 2011.

Interview Details – Take Civil Service test. interview is basic security / safety questions and board takes notes while you talk

Interview Question – questions change basic questions what would you do if you saw a fire, found an open door, etc   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Union position. Hr was great process takes time for clearances, tb test, medical exam


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Income Maintenance Caseworker Interview

Income Maintenance Caseworker

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at PA Department Public Welfare in June 2012.

Interview Details – Asked 5 questions that were given to me right before the interview. Interviewers don't interact with you and write everything you say.

Interview Question – How do you define dependabilty   Answer Question

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