TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2012-127

ISSUED  DECEMBER 26, 2012

REVISED AUGUST 7, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

MANAGEMENT ANALYSTS

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

 

Job

Codes

 

Starting

Salary

 

 

 

1.

Management Analyst 1

 

01010

 

MA06

 

 

2.

Management Analyst 2

 

01020

 

MA07

 

 

3.

Management Analyst Supervisor

 

01030

 

MA08

 

 

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 MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 17, 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 our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will conduct analytical management studies of systems and/or processes of diverse organizational work units ranging from small offices to large statewide operations.  You will also collect, organize, and analyze information pertaining to the design, organization, use or costs of buildings, offices, records, forms, materials, equipment, policies, and procedures.  Based on the analysis, you may recommend improvements to existing management systems/processes or develop new management systems/processes.  Work at the 2 level is more complex.  Management Analyst Supervisors direct the work of Management Analysts 1 and 2.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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 Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Management Analyst 1 - One year of experience as an Administration and Management Trainee performing technical management analysis work; OR 1 year of experience in technical management analysis work, and a bachelor's degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Management Analyst 2 - One year of experience as a Management Analyst 1; OR 2 years of experience in technical management analysis work, and a bachelor's degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Management Analyst Supervisor - One year of experience as a Management Analyst 2; OR 3 years of progressively responsible experience in technical management analysis work which included evaluating work methods, procedures or organizational structures, and a bachelor's degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

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

 

These positions are located in several Pennsylvania agencies with the majority in the Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation, Labor and Industry, and Public Welfare, and the Liquor Control Board, and most are located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Human Resource office of the agency where you are interested in working listed in the telephone directory under “Government/State.”

 

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 1/2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

 

 

Number of Questions

 

 

Subject Area

 

MA 1

MA 2/MA Sup.

 

 

 

Information Collection and Analysis

20

20

 

 

Office Organization and Functions

20

20

 

 

Policies, Procedures, and Forms

20

20

 

 

Statistics

20

20

 

 

Information Technology

--

30

 

 

Total

80

110

 

 

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 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., 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."