You must submit Application Supplement No. 2011-063-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2011-063

ISSUED   JUNE 29, 2011

REVISED SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM PLANNERS

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Criminal Justice System Planner 1

78400

ST06

2.

Criminal Justice System Planner 2

78410

ST07

 

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.

 

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

 

Criminal Justice System Planners 1 review criminal/juvenile justice and victim service-related plans, concept papers and applications for financial assistance, and make recommendations for appropriate action; coordinate and provide training and technical assistance to local criminal/juvenile justice and victim service-related projects; review, analyze, and record data on local projects; conduct assessments of local project responsiveness to contract provisions; and prepare studies and background reports on various topics such as crime prevention, juvenile justice, victim services, intermediate punishments, and criminal justice system improvements.

 

Criminal Justice System Planners 2 receive more complex assignments and work with a greater degree of independence than employees at the 1 level.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

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

 

Criminal Justice System Planner 1

One year of professional criminal justice planning or criminal justice training experience and a bachelorís degree.  A masterís degree in one of the criminal justice disciplines may be substituted for the required experience; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Criminal Justice System Planner 2

One year of experience as a Criminal Justice System Planner 1; OR 2 years of professional criminal justice planning or criminal justice training experience and a bachelorís degree.  A masterís degree in one of the criminal justice disciplines may be substituted for 1 year of the required experience; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

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 in the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Administrative Services Division, 3101 North Front Street, P.O. Box 1167, Harrisburg, PA  17108-1167; Telephone:  (717) 787-8077, Internetwww.pccd.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 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. 2011-063-1 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. 2011-063-1 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."