TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2011-105

ISSUED   NOVEMBER 30, 2011

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR AND SUPERVISOR

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector

70060

ST05

2.

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector Supervisor

70075

ST07

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) 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 Commissionís website www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector - You will conduct field inspections of regulated businesses to determine compliance with laws and regulations governing professional and occupational licenses.  You will check licenses of barbers, cosmetologists, real estate agents/brokers, motor vehicle salespersons and other licensees to ensure that they are current and accurate; inspect establishments of licensees to ensure that required equipment and materials are present, adequate, and properly located; and inspect business records to ensure they are properly maintained. 

 

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector Supervisor - You will supervise, assign, and direct the conduct of field inspectors of regulated businesses.  You will also establish priorities and provide guidance to staff regarding field inspections and the application of laws, rules, and regulations governing various professions, occupations, commissioners and registrants under the authority of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.  

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You will be tested before your qualifications are reviewed.  Your test results will count only if you meet all job 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.

 

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.

 

Minimum Requirements

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector - Three years of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts; OR an associateís degree and one year of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which included one year of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts.

 

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector Supervisor - Two years as a Regulatory Enforcement Inspector, Mortuary Inspector, Drug Program Specialist 1, or Professional Conduct Investigator 1; OR five years of experience conducting inspections for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts; OR three years of experience conducting inspections for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts and an associate's degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which included three years of experience involving inspection for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors and Supervisors are employed by the Pennsylvania Department of State.  Positions are located in Pittsburgh (Allegheny County), Harrisburg (Dauphin County), Scranton (Lackawanna County), and King of Prussia (Montgomery County). 

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of State, Human Resources Office, Room 306, South Office Building, Harrisburg, PA  17120; Telephone:  (717) 787-6604; Internetwww.dos.state.pa.us

 

The test will be administered on a computer.  Information about computerized testing is available online at www.scsc.state.pa.us OR in paper form at any State Civil Service Commission office.  You will have a maximum of 2 1/2 hours to complete the test.

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

TESTING

 

You will have a minimum of 2 1/2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Number of Questions

Subject Area

70060

70075

Investigation & Interview Techniques

30

30

Reading Comprehension

20

20

Effective Expression

20

20

Numerical Reasoning

10

10

Interpersonal Relations

20

20

Supervision

---

10

TOTAL

100

110

 

The test will be administered in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh State Civil Service Commission offices, Monday through Friday.

 

The test will also be held approximately 10 days a month at additional test centers located in Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton.  For further details on test dates, contact the Commissionís Information Services Unit; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 783-8896.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your test.  You must submit a new application to be retested.

 

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

 

TEST RESULTS

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications 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 office 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."