You must submit Application Supplement No. 2013-073-1 with your online or paper application.

 

You must submit a copy of your transcript at the time of application.  (See “How to Apply.”)

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2013-073

ISSUED  SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

 

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

CARTOGRAPHIC DRAFTER 2

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Cartographic Drafter 2

10520

ST05

$34,504

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY JUNE 28, 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 revise, update and prepare transportation, geologic or other public use maps by compiling, researching, and incorporating data from sources such as postal guides, municipal maps, aerial photographs, field survey notes, geologic records, highway engineering plans and similar materials.  Work will involve Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) technology, manual ink drawing and scribing techniques.  In addition to maps, you will revise and produce illustrative materials such as graphs, diagrams, charts or drawings.

 

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 for guidance.

 

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

Two years as a Cartographic Drafter 1; OR three years of experience in the preparation of maps by either manual ink drafting, scribing, and/or computer aided drafting methods which included compiling data and laying out maps and graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in algebra, plane geometry, and trigonometry; OR two years of experience in the preparation of maps by either manual ink drafting, scribing, and/or computer aided drafting methods in compiling data and laying out maps and an associate’s degree in surveying, drafting technology, or computer-assisted drafting and design; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation currently has 4 filled positions located in Dauphin County and anticipates filling 2 additional positions; the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources currently has 2 filled positions located in Dauphin County.

 

Opportunities for employment/promotion may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3789, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3789; Telephone:  (717) 787-5710; Internetwww.dot.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.

 

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

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

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

 

Complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2013-073-1 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

 

Online and paper applications both require submission of a copy of your transcripts at the time of application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  Enter your name and Social Security Number at the top of the transcripts.  Send by e-mail to RA-cs-transcripts@state.pa.us or fax to (717) 787-8650 or mail to the above address.

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2013-073-1 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 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."