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PA Department Public Welfare Interview Questions

Updated Sep 17, 2014
Updated Sep 17, 2014
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    Income Maintenance Caseworker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PA Department Public Welfare.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process very easy. In philadelphia county there is no real interview. You score high enough you will get called. If your references pan out your in. They will call you in and call it an interview however all you do is complete paperwork and they make sure everything is filled out correctly. Then they call you after that with an orientation start date and offer.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotion, everyone starts at same level.
    Accepted Offer
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    Income Maintenancve Case Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    • Describe a difficult situation you found yourself in and how did you come away from it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    IMCW Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    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 Questions
    • 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
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Security Officer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Castle, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Castle, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Income Maintenance Caseworker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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