TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2013-035

ISSUED  MAY 29, 2013

REVISED AUGUST 7, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

For

 

MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Management Technician

08040

ST05

$34,504

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 21, 2013 AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

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 identify problems and analyze data or processes, recognize appropriate solutions, and formulate basic recommendations.  You may provide support to the program staff in using available information technology resources by assessing and coordinating information technology requests; developing automated reports; providing assistance on the use of software to generate specialized reports; and analyzing data.  You may perform program control activities by applying rules and regulations to the processing of applications, grants, contracts, and plans where data or requests must meet a technical standard.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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

Three years of advanced clerical or para-professional work which included the collection, recording, compilation, and presentation of office management or program related information; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.  An associate’s degree may be substituted for 2 years of the required experience. 

 

Clarification of Requirements

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

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are currently 121 filled Management Technician positions in the following agencies:  Pennsylvania Departments of Banking and Securities, Education, Environmental Protection, Health, Insurance, Labor and Industry, Public Welfare, and State; Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board; and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  Approximately 90% of the positions are located in Dauphin County.

 

Approximately 4 appointments and promotions from lists are made annually.

 

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 the

 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building – Room 1418, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA  17121; Telephone:  (717) 787-6374, Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068, Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us, Emailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Bureau of Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Placement Section, Northwest Office Building – Room 420, Capital and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA  17124-0001; Telephone:  (717) 783-5324, Toll Free:  (888) 299-0125, Internet:  www.lcb.state.pa.us, Emailra-lbpersonnel@pa.gov

 

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

 

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

 

 

 

Office Practices

20

 

 

Reports

15

 

 

Effective Expression

20

 

 

Reading Comprehension

10

 

 

Effective Working Relationships

_25_

 

 

Total

90

 

 

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 Allentown, Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton.  For further details on test dates, contact the Commission’s Information Services; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only)

(717) 783-8896. 

 

You may take the test once under this announcement.  You may not reapply until another examination is announced.

 

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

 

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 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."