You must submit Application Supplement No. 2009-186-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2009-186

ISSUED  DECEMBER 30, 2009

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

WILDLIFE MAINTENANCE PROPAGATOR

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Wildlife Maintenance Propagator

61320

ST04

 

*Salary is based on working a 40 hour week.

 

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 www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will work for the Pennsylvania Game Commission performing skilled work in the propagation and care of game birds at state game farms.  The work involves participating in breeding, hatching, raising, caring for and distributing large numbers of pheasants; and general construction, maintenance or repair of farm building and equipment.  You will also serve as a lead worker for seasonal game farm laborers.  Weekend work is required on a rotational basis.

 

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.

 

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

 

Necessary Special Requirement

You must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

 

Minimum Requirement

Six months propagation experience working at a breeding facility that produces a minimum of 1,000 game birds, which includes skilled maintenance and trades work utilized in building construction and equipment maintenance and operation.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are 26 filled positions located at the following game farms:  Loyalsock Game Farm (Lycoming County), North Central Game Farm (Lycoming County), Southwest Game Farm (Armstrong County) and Western Game Farm (Crawford County).  The Pennsylvania Game Commission anticipates filling 2 vacancies in their North Central Game Farm (Lycoming County) each year.

 

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: 

 

Pennsylvania Game Commission

Bureau of Human Resources

2001 Elmerton Avenue

Harrisburg, PA  17110-9797

Telephone:  (717) 787-7836

Internetwww.pgc.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 “Notice of Examination Results.”  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

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.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

This test and scoring procedure are different from previous tests for this job title.  If you have taken the test before, you may receive a different score on this test.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2009-186-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us 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. 2009-186-1 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."