You must submit Application Supplement No. 2011-035-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2011-035

ISSUED   MAY 18, 2011

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

SENIOR CIVIL ENGINEER (GENERAL)

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Senior Civil Engineer (General)

1113G

ST08

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  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 and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will perform advanced and complex professional civil engineering work which includes the design, construction, or maintenance of roads, bridges, buildings, dams or related hydrologic systems, Commonwealth facilities, or other civil engineering projects.  Work involves preparing and/or monitoring the preparation of construction plans prepared by consultant engineers; conducting site investigations and reviewing location studies; reviewing construction plans; providing guidance on policies and engineering standards and requirements; preparing plan details and specifications; developing options, change orders and making recommendations for remediation; and reviewing calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates and technical correspondence.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement.

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Conditions of Employment

Certain positions will require possession of a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.

 

Certain positions will require possession of a valid driver’s license.

 

Minimum Requirements

Two years of professional civil engineering experience, in any civil engineering specialty, and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related engineering discipline; OR five years of civil engineering experience, in the appropriate specialty, and an Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists; and an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology or a closely related engineering discipline; OR six years of civil engineering experience in the appropriate specialty and an Engineer-in-training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience or appropriate experience for the required education.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are 25 filled Senior Civil Engineer (General) positions throughout the Commonwealth in the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Fish and Boat Commission.  These agencies each anticipate filling 1 position per year.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Human Resources, 2nd Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2357, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2357; Telephone:  (717) 783-2021; Internet: www.depweb.state.pa.us/employment

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Human Resources, 7th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 8768, Harrisburg, PA  17105-8768; Telephone:  (717) 787-8737; Internetwww.dcnr.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Division of Human Resources, P.O. Box 67000, 1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA  17106-7000; Telephone:  (717) 705-7820; Internetwww.fish.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Bureau of Engineering & Property Services, 450 Robinson Lane, Bellefonte, PA  16823-9620; Telephone:  (814) 359-5174; Internetwww.fish.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your “Application”.  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

If this announcement does not produce enough names for a specific area, another test may be announced for that area only.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2011-035-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2011-035-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources Offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."