TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2011-119

ISSUED  SEPTEMBER 6, 2011

REVISED March 20, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

LCB LICENSING ANALYST 1

AND

LCB LICENSING ANALYST SUPERVISOR

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

LCB Licensing Analyst 1

70510

ST05

2.

LCB Licensing Analyst Supervisor

70525

MA07

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY APRIL 12, 2014, 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 out veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

As a LCB Licensing Analyst 1 you will conduct regulatory reviews and/or inspections to determine qualifications of applicants for new liquor licenses, license renewals or the transfer of ownership of licensed establishments.  Your work will include inspecting establishments, tracing the source of funds, reviewing licensee records, conducting criminal background checks, and informing applicants of PA Liquor Code regulations. 

 

As a LCB Licensing Analyst Supervisor you will perform technical regulatory review and inspection work directing LCB licensing analysts.  You will supervise and provide guidance to staff in the inspection of establishments for compliance with applicable state and local regulations, the Pennsylvania Liquor Code and Title 40, Pennsylvania Code, Act 1987-14 and related regulations.  You will also act as a liaison between the Liquor Control Board and various law enforcement agencies, other state agencies, community groups, legal groups and the public; represent the agency at various meetings; and testify at administrative hearings and court proceedings. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Your background will be checked.  If you have been convicted of a felony within the last ten (10) years, you cannot work for the PLCB.  If you have other criminal convictions, they will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine if they are job related.  If they are, you may not be appointed or could be removed from the position.

 

For the LCB Licensing Analyst 1 position, only, you will be required to reside in the county in which you are hired to work and work from a home office.  The LCB Licensing Analyst 1 is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  The LCB Licensing Analyst Supervisor is a full-time management position working 37.5 hours per week.  Further details of these requirements will be provided if you are invited for an employment interview.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

LCB Licensing Analyst 1 - An associate’s degree; OR 2 years of technical inspection experience; OR 2 years of experience involving the review of financial documents to determine the origin of funds.

 

LCB Licensing Analyst Supervisor – One year as an LCB Licensing Analyst 2; OR 2 years of technical inspection work; and an associate’s degree; OR 2 years of experience involving the review of financial documents to determine the origin of the funds; and an associate’s degree; OR 4 years of technical inspection work; OR 4 years of experience involving the review of financial documents to determine the origin of the funds. 

 

Clarification of Requirements

 

Technical Inspection – Experience involves the examination of the quality of consumer products and services and the operations of establishments to verify compliance with an established standard, regulation or procedure. 

 

Review of financial documents to determine the origin of funds – Experience reviewing financial records and legal documents to determine the source of applicants’ assets and funding, legitimacy of operation and any illegal activity.

 

Unrelated experience and/or education are not acceptable.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

All jobs are with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB).  Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.  These vacancies may be located in any county throughout the state.  You are encouraged to apply to as many counties in which you would agree to reside and accept employment.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the PA Liquor Control Board, Bureau of Human Resource Management, Recruitment & Placement Section, Northwest Office Building - Room 407, Capital & Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17124-0001; Telephone:  (717) 783-5617, Toll Free:  (888) 299-0125; E-mail:  ra-lbpersonnel@pa.gov; Internet:  www.lcb.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

The written 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 which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Areas

LCB Licensing

Analyst 1

 

Number of

Questions

LCB Licensing

Analyst Supervisor

 

Number of

Questions

Investigation/Inspection Principles

20

20

Interviewing

20

20

Legal Terms and Documents

10

10

Interpreting Laws, Rules and Regulations

20

20

Office Procedures and Practices

10

10

Report Writing

20

20

Supervision

  0

20

Total

100

120

 

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 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 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 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., 15222; 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.”