TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2013-015

ISSUED  JANUARY 23, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ALCOHOL EDUCATION SPECIALIST TRAINEE

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Alcohol Education Specialist Trainee

05729

ST05

$34,328

 

If you successfully complete the one year training period, you will be promoted to Alcohol Education Specialist with an increase in salary.

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY APRIL 20, 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

 

This is a trainee job in Alcohol Education and Prevention Services within the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.  You will participate in on-the-job and classroom training designed to develop your knowledge and abilities in the development, coordination, and implementation of alcohol education and prevention services.  You will assist Alcohol Education Specialists in the planning, development, and implementation of programs designed to educate and prevent alcohol-related problems, including underage drinking, high-risk college drinking, impaired driving, and other alcohol-related problems.  Your work will be reviewed by an Alcohol Education Specialist Supervisor.

 

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 for guidance.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

A bachelorís degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

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

 

You may take the test if you have completed 90 or more credit hours and expect to receive a bachelor's degree within the next 7 months.  You must provide proof of your degree before you start work.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

All positions are located within the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in Allegheny County, Dauphin County, and Montgomery County.  The Board anticipates one vacancy over the next 12 months.

 

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 Liquor Control Board, Division of Position Management, Room 406, Northwest Office Building, Harrisburg, PA  17124; Telephone:  (717) 783-5324; Internetwww.lcb.state.pa.us.

 

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

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

 

Written Communication

30

Interpersonal Relations

30

Reading Comprehension

30

Public Speaking

10

Total

100

 

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 Allentown, Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton.  For further details on test dates, contact the Commissionís Information Services; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 783-8896.

 

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.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us 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 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."