Only apply and schedule to test if this Recruitment Bulletin link is active.

Test Announcement   2005-545

Amended   February 11, 2015

 

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

 

EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR

 

LIMITED-TERM CLERK

 

Job Title

Job Code

Starting Salary

After Working

 *975 Hours

After Working

 *1950 Hours

After Working

*3000 Hours

LIMITED-TERM CLERK

00001

$8.77 per hr.

$9.17 per hr.

$9.37 per hr.

$9.57 per hr.

 

 

*Salary may be higher subject to collective bargaining agreement changes.

 

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, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

Job Locations

·         Harrisburg Capital Complex and Metropolitan Area

 

 

Type of Work

·         Full-time temporary assignments (series)

·         Part-time (minimum 22.5 hrs. per wk.)

·         All jobs may lead to permanent employment (50% per year)

·         Assignments generally last 3 – 6 months

 

Job Duties

·         Routine clerical work in various state agencies

·         Act as replacement for employees on leave

·         Act as additional worker during peak times

·         Computerized data entry

 

·         Answer phones

·         File and sort documents

·         Verify document accuracy

·         Serve as receptionist

 

Qualifications

·         Must pass the written computerized examination

·         Must meet PA residency requirement

·         Must be able to perform essential job functions

 

Examination Information

·         2 hr. computerized multiple choice exam

·         105 questions total

·         If you fail, may retest 75 days after date of your last test

·         Most recent exam score is the only one counted

·         Employment/Promotion lists established

·         Written notice of test results provided

 

Test Subject areas - # of questions:

Interpersonal Skills –15

Filing –15

Following Directions –15

Name & Number Comparison -30

Grammar –15

Spelling -15

 

How to Apply

and Schedule

  • Must apply and schedule test date online after Recruitment Bulletin has been issued

·         Complete application online by clicking here (or visiting www.scsc.state.pa.us, Job Seekers page)

·         Scheduling will open approximately two weeks prior to testing date (see Recruitment Bulletin)

 

Examination Location

·         State Civil Service Commission, 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569; Harrisburg, PA, 17108-0569

 

Contact for Information

Information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans’ preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the “Application for Employment/Promotion” or contact:

 

State Civil Service Commission; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685; Internet: www.scsc.state.pa.us

 

Information or questions regarding employment, contact:

 

Office of Administration, Bureau of State Employment, Room 112, Finance Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120; Telephone (717) 783-3917

 

THE COMMONWEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER