You must submit Application Supplement No. 2013-081-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2013-081

ISSUED  SEPTEMBER 4, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

MERCHANDISING AND PRICING COORDINATOR, LCB

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Merchandising and Pricing Coordinator, LCB

02221

MA07

$42,993

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY JUNE 4, 2014, 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, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will work for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (LCB) to develop and coordinate marketing and merchandising efforts with assigned vendors.  You will determine a promotional sales campaign format and selection, focusing on providing maximum product selection to the consumer and increasing the Agencyís profit margin.  You will also review proposed product information to determine its desirability; evaluate vendor special purchase proposals, negotiate pricing with the supplier; and expedite the introduction of the item through all phases.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Your background will be checked.  If you have been convicted of a felony within the last ten (10) years, you cannot work for the LCB.  If you have other criminal convictions, they will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine if they are job related.  If they are, you may not be appointed or could be removed from the position.

 

Minimum Requirements

A bachelorís degree with major coursework in marketing, business administration, or closely related field, and one year of experience in a retail merchandising, marketing, or pricing program which included responsibility for retail operations, purchasing, or business management in a retail chain store environment; OR five years of experience in retail merchandising, marketing, and pricing programs, including responsibility for retail operations, purchasing, or business management in a retail chain store environment; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commissionís offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in Harrisburg (Dauphin County).  The LCB anticipates filling 3 positions in 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, Bureau of Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Placement Section, Northwest Office Building-Room 420, Capital and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17124-0001; Telephone:  (717) 783-5324 or Toll Free:  1-888-299-0125; Internetwww.lcb.state.pa.us; E-mailra-lbpersonnel@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.

 

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. 2013-081-1 on the Commissionís 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. 2013-081-1 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."