You must submit Application Supplement No. 2012-132-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2012-132

ISSUED   DECEMBER 26, 2012

REVISED SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

MINERAL RESOURCES PROGRAM SPECIALIST

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Mineral Resources Program Specialist

75930

MA08

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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 develop, interpret, and recommend changes to rules, regulations, and policies for statewide environmental regulatory programs governing coal and industrial minerals mining, or oil and gas production.  You will monitor and evaluate mineral resources programs to ensure uniformity in goals and objectives.  You will advise and consult with federal and interstate agencies, consultants, public officials, and the public concerning program requirements and methods of operation.  You will also conduct special studies on technical issues, and conduct training for field personnel and the regulated community on mineral resources management programs.

 

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.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

Certain positions in this class may require possession of a valid driver's license.

 

Certain positions in this class may require possession of a Class A “General” blaster’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor's degree in a scientific or engineering field related to environmental protection, and 3 years of professional experience in an environmental regulatory program for the extractive mineral industries; OR 2 years of experience as a Surface Mine Conservation Inspector, Mining Specialist, Blasting and Explosives Inspector, or Oil and Gas Inspector; OR 1 year of experience as a Mining Permit and Compliance Specialist or an Environmental Protection Compliance Specialist; 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

 

There are currently filled positions in Cambria, Clarion, Dauphin, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

 

Lists created by this test 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 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Human Resources, Rachel Carson State Office Building – 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 2357, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2357; Telephone:  717-783-2021; Internetwww.depweb.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.

 

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. 2012-132-1 on the Commission’s 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. 2012-132-1 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."