You must submit Application Supplement No. 2012-077-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2012-077

REVISED  FEBRUARY 6, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Environmental Protection Compliance Specialist

14231

MA07

$41,839

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY AUGUST 24, 2013, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

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 www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will perform a variety of professional duties to ensure compliance with environmental statutes, rules and regulations.  You will prepare documents for use in the prosecution of cases, conduct enforcement conferences and administrative hearings, and negotiate settlements of cases as well as penalties.  You will assist both field and central office personnel in resolving technical problems, and provide them with training; and provide information to facility operators, municipal officials, consultants, and the public on Department of Environmental Protection programs, functions, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and environmental statutes.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all 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 must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

You must have a valid driverís license.

 

Minimum Requirements

One year of professional experience as a Sanitarian, Air Quality Specialist, Solid Waste Specialist, or Water Quality Specialist; OR an equivalent combination of experience and/or training which affords the applicant the required knowledges, skills and abilities.

 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience.  Unrelated education will not be accepted.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

All positions are with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.  There are current vacancies located in the following counties:  Allegheny, Dauphin, Luzerne, Lycoming, and Montgomery.  Additional vacancies may occur in the following counties:  Blair, Crawford, Schuylkill, Warren, Westmoreland, and York.

 

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 Environmental Protection, Bureau of Human Resources, 2nd Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2357, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2357; Telephone:  (717) 783-2021; EmailDEPJobs@pa.gov.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

This test and scoring procedure are different from previous tests for this job title.  If you have taken the test before, you may receive a different score on this test.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2012-077-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us 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. 2012-077-1 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 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."