You must submit Application Supplement No. 2009-032-1 with your online or paper application.  If you are using teaching coursework to qualify, you must also submit a transcript.  If you possess a Level 1 or Level 2 Instructional Certificate, you must submit a copy. If you are applying for 4536A, you must submit a copy of your Driver Education/Training Certificate.  (See ďHow To Apply.Ē)

 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2009-032

ISSUED  APRIL 22, 2009

REVISED SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION INSTRUCTORS

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

 

Job

Codes

*Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

1.

 

Accounting

4533A

ED01

 

 

2.

 

Computer Laboratory

4533B

ED01

 

 

3.

 

Data Processing

4533C

ED01

 

 

4.

 

Distributive Education

4533D

ED01

 

 

5.

 

Materials Management and Distribution

4533E

ED01

 

 

6.

 

Medical Assistant

4533F

ED01

 

 

7.

 

Office Technology

4533G

ED01

 

 

8.

 

Secretarial Procedures

4533H

ED01

 

 

 

 

ENGINEERING RELATED INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

9.

 

Computer/Communication Services Technology

4534A

ED01

 

 

10.

 

Drafting

4534C

ED01

 

 

11.

 

Physics and Mathematics

4534D

ED01

 

 

 

 

HEALTH OCCUPATION INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

12.

 

Dental Assisting

4535A

ED01

 

 

13.

 

Dental Laboratory Technology

4535B

ED01

 

 

14.

 

Health Related Services

4535C

ED01

 

 

 

 

PRE-VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

15.

 

Driver Education

4536A

ED01

 

 

16.

 

English

4536B

ED01

 

 

17.

 

Life Skills

4536C

ED01

 

 

18.

 

Mathematics

4536D

ED01

 

 

19.

 

Reading

4536E

ED01

 

 

 

 

SERVICE OCCUPATION INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

20.

 

Custodial

4537A

ED01

 

 

21.

 

Food Service

4537B

ED01

 

 

 

 

TRADE INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

 

22.

 

Automotive Mechanical Repair

4538B

ED01

 

 

23.

 

Building Maintenance

4538C

ED01

 

 

24.

 

Jewelry

4538D

ED01

 

 

25.

 

Offset Printing Technology

4538E

ED01

 

 

26.

 

Small Gas Engine Repair

4538F

ED01

 

 

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 WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

  

*Contact the Human Resources offices listed under the Job Opportunities section of this announcement for additional salary information.

 

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 as an instructor at the Commonwealth Technical Institute at the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown, Cambria County.  You will teach the specialized knowledges and skills needed for employment to secondary students who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities.  You will also advise students who are working to complete their Individualized Plans for Employment.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements By Job Code

 

4533A, 4533F

Three years of journey level experience in the specialty area to be taught, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing); OR 1 year of journey level experience in the specialty area to be taught, and a bachelorís degree in vocational education or business education in the specialty area.

 

4533B, 4533C, 4533D, 4533E, 4533G, 4533H

Two years of journey level experience in the specific business education occupational area to be taught, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing); OR a bachelorís degree in vocational education or business education in the specialty area to be taught.

 

4534A, 4535A, 4535B, 4537A, 4537B, 4538B, 4538C, 4538D, 4538E, 4538F

Two years of journey level experience in the specialty area to be taught, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing); OR a bachelorís degree in vocational education in the specialty area to be taught.

 

4534C

Three years of journey level experience in drafting, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing); OR 1 year of journey level experience in drafting, and a bachelorís degree in vocational education in drafting.

 

4534D

Two years of journey level experience in physics or mathematics, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses or education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing); OR a bachelorís degree in physics or mathematics education.

 

4535C

Two years of experience as a registered nurse in caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age, and 1 year of conducting training or instructing (18 college level credits in vocational education teaching courses may be substituted for the 1 year of training or instructing).

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the PA Board of Nursing or possession of a license to practice as a Registered Nurse obtained in another jurisdiction under requirements which are acceptable to the State Board of Nursing.

 

4536A

Six college level credits in teaching methods, or 1 year of conducting training or instructing, and successfully passing the qualifying examination for instructorship in a private driver education or training school.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a valid driverís license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

4536B, 4536C, 4536D, 4536E

A bachelorís degree in elementary education or special education; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training in the subject area to be taught, including training or experience in training or instructing.

 

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

 

Positions are at the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown (Cambria County).

 

Approximately 2 appointments and promotions are made annually from lists.

 

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 Hiram G. Andrews Center, Human Resources Office, 727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, Pennsylvania  15905; Telephone:  (814) 255-8336

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building Ė Room 1418, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  17121; Telephone:  (717) 787-6374, Internet:† www.dli.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

Your application and application supplement will be evaluated to determine if you meet the Minimum Requirements and Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet the requirements you will receive a score.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application or result in disqualification.

 

If you were previously determined to be ineligible, but now meet the Minimum Requirements and Necessary Special Requirements, you may reapply after 6 months from the date of your application.  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

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 and Application Supplement No. 2009-032-1 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

 

If you are using teaching coursework to qualify, you must submit college transcripts.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  If you are applying for Pre-Vocational Instructor, Driver Education (4536A), you must submit a copy of your Driver Education/Training Certificate. If you possess a Level 1 or Level 2 Instructional Certificate issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, you must submit a copy.

 

To submit a copy of a transcript or certificate, print your name and Social Security number at the top of the page and mail it to the above address or fax it to (717) 787-8650.

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2009-032-1 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

 

 

 

Internet:† www.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."