TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2012-090

ISSUED  OCTOBER 17, 2012

REVISED DECEMBER 26, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ROADWAY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Roadway Programs Coordinator

12518

MA07

 

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

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will direct various functions in roadway programs management.  You will prepare and monitor budget requirements for roadway maintenance projects; determine purchasing needs; evaluate bids, contracts, and vendors’ performance; monitor inventory; and direct the receipt, storage and issuance of materials.  You will assist with the administration, maintenance, enhancement, and upgrades of computer maintenance management systems, coordinate the integration of data with other computer systems, and manipulate and provide system data to others.  You may coordinate tort lawsuit actions and small claims activities, review and assess complaints, and supervise technical and clerical employees.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements

One year of experience as a Roadway Programs Specialist or Roadway Programs Technician Supervisor; OR three years of experience in the analysis, development, and implementation of methods and techniques used in a roadway maintenance management system; and an associate’s degree in a field of business administration, computer science, highway engineering technology, or closely related program; OR one year experience in the analysis, development, and implementation of methods and techniques used in a roadway maintenance management system; and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or civil engineering related discipline; 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

 

Filled positions are with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).  Positions are located in PennDOT District Engineering Offices throughout the Commonwealth and in central headquarters in Harrisburg (Dauphin County).

 

For a complete listing of District Engineering offices, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation website at www.dot.state.pa.us and choose “PennDOT Near You” from the menu.  The “PennDOT Regional Map” will provide information concerning the district offices.

 

Approximately 10 appointments and promotions from lists are made annually.

 

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

 

Employment preference may be given to residents who reside in the district where job are located.

 

Promotion preference may be given to employees who work in the district where job openings occur.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3789, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3789; Telephone:  (717) 787-5711; Internet:  www.dot.state.pa.us OR the Human Resources Office of the Engineering District Office where you are interested in working.

 

TESTING

 

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 3 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

 

 

 

Highway Maintenance Materials

15

 

 

Highway Maintenance Work Standards

15

 

 

General Mathematics

10

 

 

Budgeting

15

 

 

Purchasing/Stock Keeping

15

 

 

Interpersonal Relations

10

 

 

Report Writing

10

 

 

Computer Usage

10

 

 

Supervision

15

 

 

TOTAL

115

 

 

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

 

The test also will 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 Commission’s 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 this job title 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

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, 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 Avenue, 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."