You must submit Application Supplement No.2010-142-1 with your online or paper application.

 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-142

ISSUED  OCTOBER 20, 2010

REVISED MAY 15, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

 

1.

Equipment Operator A

92100

ST03

 

 

2.

Equipment Operator B

92101

ST04

 

 

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

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will operate and maintain trucks, buses and construction equipment, and perform general laboring duties.  Equipment Operators A operate and maintain single-chassis trucks weighing between 10,001 and 32,000 pounds.  You will also operate and maintain light/medium construction equipment such as rollers, backhoes and front-loaders.  Equipment Operators B operate and maintain single-chassis trucks and tractor-trailers with a gross vehicle weight of 32,001 pounds or more, and heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers and graders.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are 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 Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

You must be able to lift heavy objects (e.g., tires, batteries, trailer hitches, etc.) and work outdoors in all types of weather.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

You must have a valid Class C Pennsylvania driverís license.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Equipment Operator A

Six months experience in the operation and maintenance of large vans, buses and single-chassis trucks with a gross vehicle weight of 10,001 pounds or more; OR an equivalent combination of experience or training.

 

Equipment Operator B

One year of experience as an Equipment Operator A; OR 2 years experience in the operation of heavy construction and specialized maintenance equipment used at this level with a gross vehicle weight of 32,001 pounds or more; OR an equivalent combination of experience or training.

 

Conditions of Employment

Certain positions require that employees have a Commercial Driverís License (CDL) and any endorsements required to operate specific equipment.  These requirements will be explained to you at the time of interview.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are at state hospitals, state parks, state forests and other facilities throughout the state.  Most positions are in the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has 7 filled positions.  Approximately 15 vacancies occur each year at each level, the majority in the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

 

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 Conservation and Natural Resources, Rachel Carson State Office Building Ė 7th Floor, 4th and Market Streets, P.O. Box 8768, Harrisburg, PA  17105-8768; Telephone:  (717) 787-8737, Internetwww.dcnr.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building Ė 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 Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Human Resources, Rachel Carson State Office Building Ė 2nd Floor, 4th and Market Streets, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2357; Telephone:  (717) 783-2021, Internetwww.dep.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 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

 

Complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2010-142-1 on the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, 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. 2010-142-1 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."