The Application Supplement is the test.

 

Transcript copies are required with application.  Send by email to RA-cs-transcripts@pa.gov or fax to (717) 787-8650.

 

 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT 2012-052

REVISED DATE – NOVEMBER 12, 2015      

CLOSING DATE – OPEN CONTINUOUSLY

 

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

 

EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR

 

COUNTY PROGRAM SPECIALISTS AND PROGRAM DIRECTORS

 

Job Title

Job Code

Starting Salary

COUNTY CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1

L0747

*

COUNTY CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2

L0748

*

COUNTY CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES PROGRAM DIRECTOR

L0749

*

COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1

L0751

*

COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2

L0752

*

COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTOR

L0753

*

COUNTY MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1

L0755

*

COUNTY MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2

L0756

*

COUNTY MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM DIRECTOR

L0757

*

 

Apply for all job titles of interest.  You may not be able to add titles at a later time.

 

*Local government salaries vary.

 

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 for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

 

Job Locations

 

·         Positions located in county Children and Youth, and Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Agencies throughout the Commonwealth

·         Employment and promotion lists will be established and may be used to fill future vacancies

·         Employment and promotion preference may be given to residents and employees of the county where the jobs are located

 

Type of Work

 

·         Full-time employment

·         Must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid         

Job Duties

 

 

·         Plan, administer, analyze, develop, evaluate, monitor, and coordinate county social services programs, program objectives, policies, procedures, regulations, and ongoing operations of organizational segments of county agencies

·         Prepare reports evaluating program effectiveness

·         Recommend changes in operational methods, procedures, and policy

·         Provide consultative services to staff and providers concerning program planning and objectives

·         Provide advice on problems related to coordination, implementation, and monitoring of county social services programs

·         May supervise professional, paraprofessional, or clerical staff

 

Qualifications

 

·         Must meet PA residency requirement

·         Click the Job Titles and Codes below and scroll to bottom of each job specification for Minimum Experience and Training Requirements

 

County Children, Youth & Families Program Specialist 1 – L0747

County Children, Youth & Families Program Specialist 2 – L0748

County Children, Youth & Families Program Director – L0749

County Mental Health Program Specialist 1 – L0751

County Mental Health Program Specialist 2 – L0752

County Mental Health Program Director – L0753

County Mental Retardation Program Specialist 1 – L0755

County Mental Retardation Program Specialist 2 – L0756

County Mental Retardation Program Director – L0757

 

·         Must be able to perform essential job functions

 

Examination Information

 

·         Score based on information reported on application and application supplement

·         Provide complete and accurate information or:

o    score may be lower than deserved

o    application processing may be delayed

o    disqualification may result

·         May retest 6 months after date of last exam

·         Written notice of test results provided

·         Only most recent exam scores are counted

 

How to Apply

 

·         Complete online application and application supplement by clicking here or visiting www.scsc.pa.gov, Job Seekers page

 

Contact Information

Information or questions regarding employment, contact:

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities, contact the local government agency directly where you are interested in working (located in the telephone directory under “Government – County”)

 

Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans’ preference, and other items can be obtained from:

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666

 

Internetwww.scsc.pa.gov

 

PA CareerLink offices

 

THE COMMONWEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER